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10-25-07, 07:26 PM
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Type of wire for burying inside PVC plastic semi-rigid pipe

I get the impression from these comments that the use of the type of plastic pipe, which I am proposing to use, does not meet your approval. Are there problems with such an idea, if so, I'm open to...
10-25-07, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,142
Posted By Dugald

Question Type of wire for burying inside PVC plastic semi-rigid pipe

All of the above information answers most of my questions, as I , too, am in the process of burying a power supply cable to feed a small shed. I have asked many local electrical supply retailers...
12-22-05, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,770
Posted By Dugald

see-thru mount

I appreciate your observation as to the safety issue you raise in using a "Peep-sight" with a large caliber bolt action rifle. My original letter sought suggestions for a source of "Peep Sight " type...
08-28-05, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,770
Posted By Dugald

see thru scope mount

I must express my appreciation for all of the responses to my original inquiry. It would seem, as usual, that every individual faced with the problem, which I proposed in my original letter, responds...
08-05-05, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,539
Posted By Dugald

gun refinishing

CAUTION is the key word when tackling a project like this. The thought of an inexperienced owner attempting such a project sends shivers up & down my spine. Check out every possible source of...
08-05-05, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dugald

sights for older eyes

I was o'k until I hit the fifty year mark. I used my regular glasses ( single focal ) for checking out the area, a ten power monocular for closer scrutiny, without eyeglasses and my trusty 4X Weaver...
08-03-05, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,740
Posted By Dugald

Moving target system

That doesn't sound so difficult. You'd need a couple of poles to run your cable between, with a pulley attached to each pole. A third pulley would be attached to a small electric motor, perhaps 12...
08-03-05, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,770
Posted By Dugald

See-through Scope Mount

I have been using the bolt action Savage Model 110MCL in 30:06 Caliber, since I purchased it during 1962. At that time, I had it fitted with a standard mounted 4X Telescopic Sight by WEAVER. THis...
04-27-05, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By Dugald

Question monthly floral symbols

:thinker: I really appreciate the help I have received from Do-It-Yourself forum during the past several years. I have another question. I understand that there is a specific flower which represents...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,280
Posted By Dugald

Lightbulb etching aluminum plate

That's a very interesting suggestion !!! It happens that I also have a compressor driven air-brush, which I used, for many years, as a Photographic Retoucher & restorer tool. I wonder if I could...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,280
Posted By Dugald

Talking etching aluminum plate

I am beginning to try a few experiments with etching aluminum 1/4 " plate. My intention is to apply several coats of spar varnish to the working surface of the aluminum plate, as a protective cover....
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By Dugald

Wink Thanx, Las, for your suggestion to use a device...

Thanx, Las, for your suggestion to use a device which would blow dust & lint particles out of the computer works. I know that many computer accessory stores sell compressed air cans which would allow...
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By Dugald

Question Keeping computer insides clean

:confused: Is there any product, presently on the market, ie: a small portable vacuum device, which will allow me to safely remove dust, lint, cat's hairs from the inside working area of my...
06-20-04, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,614
Posted By Dugald

posthole digger or auger

I laid out approximately 60 ft of picket fence late last fall, with steel posts, secured in concrete, which was mixed & poured into sonotubes. The steel posts are 7 ft above ground & are set in...
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Dugald

molding

You might also consider another possibility. When you are applying the stain, you could mix a small amount of the stain (which you are applying to the door surface ) with a small amount of plastic...
Replies: 2
Views: 3,342
Posted By Dugald

coping versus mitering

Suppose you were placing some ornate combination of baseboard & molding. For the inside & outside corner joints, you have a choice of accomplishing the joinery by Mitering or Coping. For Mitering,...
06-19-04, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By Dugald

problem with clover

Clover, hideous, I'm insulted. I took up all of my grassy front lawn several years ago and replaced it with a mixture of red & white clover. For most of the summer, I have this gorgeous rich green...
06-19-04, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By Dugald

hot air heating system

We have an oil fired hot air heating system in our bungalow. The primary intake vent is located on the main floor in the hall, next to the master bedroom. I have observed, during the past seven...
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Views: 1,629
Posted By Dugald

Question restore finish to fibreglass bathtub surface

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:confused: The bathtub & surround, in our bathroom appears to be made of white fiberglass, with a polished surface. When we moved here, aproximately 6 years ago, there appeared...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By Dugald

engine pinging

I'm not familiar with your engine, but am very familiar with engine pinging. I dropped 305 chevy engine ( from 1/2ton chevy 4x4 P/U 1980 model) into my Jeep Comanche 31/2 yrs ago. I was driven nuts...
03-15-04, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,197
Posted By Dugald

plexiglass solvent

Wow, that reply came faster than most utility bills. I checked out that website you suggested, and you were spot on. I have just placed an order through that website and it looks like not only has my...
03-15-04, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,197
Posted By Dugald

plexiglass

Back in the seventies/eighties, there used to be a product ( we simply called it a" solvent ") which acted as the perfect bonding agent for plexiglass. I believe it was made by the Rohm & Haas...
Replies: 12
Views: 22,149
Posted By Dugald

sharpening handsaws by hand

When I was a young lad, (late Teens), I had the wonderful opportunity to be shown the correct procedure on hand sharpening a handsaw by a fine old gentleman, who was well versed in his trade. I...
12-02-03, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,364
Posted By Dugald

followup re gas feed line

Thanx again for your very detailed & helpful info. I do hope that my last reply to my original post, on this topic, did not imply that I felt that I felt that this was a job that could be done in a...
12-01-03, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,364
Posted By Dugald

reply to Drew re: gas range feed line

thanks for your help, it doesn't seem to be such a big job. One more small point, Does this have to be a single or double flare connection ? I won't be able do a double-flare is why I'm asking
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