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I think I've solved my problem. I was using a...

I think I've solved my problem.
I was using a USB cord instead of the DV cord.
My first time trying to upload video.

When you mentioned the DV cord, I asked someone about it.
I was told that...
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Wizard cannot find the necessary software

Having trouble uploading my video from my JVC digital video camera model GR-D72U to my computer. The camcorder is about 2 years old. I'm trying to upload to my new computer which is an HP Media...
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Shingles should be installed on roofs 4:12 and...

Shingles should be installed on roofs 4:12 and greater.
They can be installed on pitches between 2:12 and 4:12, but they must have either 2 layers of felt or a self-adhered membrane beneath.
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My opinion: I agree with chandltp. The labor...

My opinion:

I agree with chandltp. The labor involved in going back and putting longer nails in a third layer of shingles would be very high and you're still likely to have problems.

I'd tear...
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It's debated because it depends where you live. ...

It's debated because it depends where you live.

In the south, where you don't have ice dams, some want the I&W shield to go UNDER the drip edge at the rakes and OVER the drip edge at the eaves....
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Steel is better than asphalt. As long as you...

Steel is better than asphalt.
As long as you have a solid deck, noise will not be a problem.
If you can get a good deal, then I would go steel.
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If you can afford to put a self-adhered product...

If you can afford to put a self-adhered product over your entire roof, then I would absolutely do it.
That would be a roof in itself and the shingles over it would be extra protection and decoration.
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If you have wood shingles on there now, you most...

If you have wood shingles on there now, you most likely don't have any built-in ventilation in the roof.
I would tear them off too, but I would also remember to add some sort of ventilation to the...
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Posted By Delirious Nomad

I would always tear it off.

I would always tear it off.
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Mineral (granule) surfaced modifieds do not need...

Mineral (granule) surfaced modifieds do not need to be coated unless they are losing all their granules.

There are "smooth" modifieds and there are "granuled" modifieds.
Smooth modifieds need to...
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Posted By Delirious Nomad

The really quick answer: Yes. you need...

The really quick answer:
Yes. you need "tarpaper" or "felt" over the entire roof. However, you would need some sort of "ice & water shield" at the eaves (3 feet) and in the valleys. That may be what...
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Posted By Delirious Nomad

Read the wrapper. Follow the nailing...

Read the wrapper.
Follow the nailing instructions that are there.

Different manufacturers have different recommendations.
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Yes. The old ice & water can be incredibly...

Yes.
The old ice & water can be incredibly difficult to take off.
It is ok to go directly over it with another layer in most cases, BUT, the issue with going right over that membrane with more ice...
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Posted By Delirious Nomad

Chicago Metallic makes a product called "Shingle...

Chicago Metallic makes a product called "Shingle Shield".
It is the most popular product that I've seen to clean roofs.
You should be able to find it at your major roofing material suppliers.
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It's probably a "California Cut" type of closed...

It's probably a "California Cut" type of closed valley.
Look here and see if it's not what you have (or close to it).

http://www.roofer911.com/roofing_valleys.htm
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Posted By Delirious Nomad

This is from an earlier post. Hope it helps a...

This is from an earlier post.
Hope it helps a little.
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As mentioned earlier, pressure washing will knock the granules off the shingle which will expose the asphalt underneath. The...
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Posted By Delirious Nomad

Here's a post from an earlier thread. It can...

Here's a post from an earlier thread.
It can apply here.
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As mentioned earlier, pressure washing will knock the granules off the shingle which will expose the asphalt underneath. The...
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There are valleys that are not "cut". They are...

There are valleys that are not "cut". They are called "laced" valleys.
I, too, would need a better description of what you have in your valley.

Is there any way that you can take a digital...
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This is generally correct. The drip edge...

This is generally correct.

The drip edge goes over the felt at the rakes (sides) so that any wind driven rain will go over the drip edge and onto the top of the felt. Otherwise, wind driven rain...
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Most likely it's "tobacco juicing". ASPHALT...

Most likely it's "tobacco juicing".

ASPHALT ROOFING MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
6000 Executive Boulevard, Suite 201
Rockville MD 20852-3803
Tel: (301) 231-9050
Fax: (301)881-6572

The...
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I don't know anyone that does open valleys...

I don't know anyone that does open valleys anymore, but they were once very popular and there is nothing wrong with going that route.
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What Hellrazor and Jack are saying is correct...

What Hellrazor and Jack are saying is correct because I have seen that before, however, I think I know what you are talking about and it may correct itself. It is a different situation that I have...
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Cut, broken, and other severely damaged shingles...

Cut, broken, and other severely damaged shingles should be replaced. It is an easy repair, with the possible exception of the shingle at the top ridge.
Minor scrapes here and there are normal.
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If you can tell the difference while standing on...

If you can tell the difference while standing on the roof, and whether it's sunny or not, then it is most likely a granule issue and most likely will not go away. You should call the manufacturer if...
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Yes. Like Racraft said, it is legal to make one...

Yes. Like Racraft said, it is legal to make one backup copy for yourself as long as it's for your own use.
I do it all the time with my old videos.

The vast majority of my stuff can be copied...
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