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05-29-12, 01:50 PM
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Posted By jackorange

thanks, mike..looks like that did the trick.

thanks, mike..looks like that did the trick.
05-29-12, 10:35 AM
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Posted By jackorange

very simple chain problem, i think.

i've got a cheap, single-speed huffy that i ride periodically..took it downtown for a festival saturday night and rode it all over town..probably rode it 15 miles over the evening..no problems at...
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Posted By jackorange

'ppreciate the advice, bridgeman..looks like next...

'ppreciate the advice, bridgeman..looks like next weekend will mark my attempt.
11-03-11, 11:53 AM
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Posted By jackorange

thanks for responses..i think there's sufficient...

thanks for responses..i think there's sufficient sun..they are supposed to be ok in part sun..those in the 1/3 sun are violas and i think they are pretty shade tolerant..the nursery wher i bought 'em...
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Posted By jackorange

the house is 10 years old..the shingles look to...

the house is 10 years old..the shingles look to be in decent shape..and yes, it has a fascia..haven't checked its condition..due to previous experiences, halfway expect it to be painted gypsum...
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Posted By jackorange

do it yourself guttering?

my house (dr horton tract house) is not guttered..most in the neighborhood are not..the only visible problem that presents is splashing from whatever surface the roof water falls onto..i have some...
11-02-11, 10:24 AM
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Posted By jackorange

my pansies are not doing well..any ideas?

i live in coastal south carolina and recently planted pansies (in pots)and snapdragons for some cool weather color..but several pansies have just shrivelled and died..other pansies in the same...
08-26-11, 09:23 PM
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Posted By jackorange

budworms destroying my geraniums

i think..have only seen their destruction..they bore the buds before blooming and i get no blooms..brief net research tells me that hand-picking them is my only viable option..says bt works on 'em,...
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Posted By jackorange

Red face well mike, you nailed it..i lowered the heater to...

well mike, you nailed it..i lowered the heater to 130 and the problem disappeared..wow..now wish i hadn't spent $40 for the cartridge..but at least my record for never having successfully repaired a...
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Posted By jackorange

thanks, mike..i will try to get some photos up...

thanks, mike..i will try to get some photos up tonite..you have given helpful info..

1. i believe it is piped correctly, but i will check tonite..the gas company came out and, though their...
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Posted By jackorange

moen posi-temp & tankless heater

we had a (gas) tankless water heater installed in september, 2010..it worked fine, until 3-4 months ago..we began having problems with hot water cutting out in my shower, the kitchen sink and other...
07-26-11, 10:51 PM
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Posted By jackorange

i live in south carolina in a dense development...

i live in south carolina in a dense development and there's no single way an individual can stop japanese beetles..a multi-faceted approach can sometimes thwart them sufficiently that you're not...
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Posted By jackorange

help! need quick hw floor replacement advice.

i have to replace some areas of moisture damaged hardwood flooring and subflooring in my house..the moisture problem has been corrected..the house was built by a tract developer and the wood floors...
05-15-10, 07:37 AM
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Posted By jackorange

arborvitae

you might be watering them too much..i've got several (in coastal south carolina) and they are planted in the world's crappiest soil, i never water or fertilize them (we're in a mini-drought now),...
05-13-10, 12:57 PM
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Posted By jackorange

flowering tree is 75% dead

i have an ornamental fruit tree that is almost dead and i would like to save it..the base stock is wild plum and a japanese crabapple was grafted onto it..i live in coastal south carolina, near...
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Posted By jackorange

no slack for an old, fat guy, huh?

ok, ok..i'll break up and haul off the dang stone..it will have to be carted out (uphill) at least 150 feet by wheelbarrow..by me..and i'm gonna have to do the same with a manual pour of the slab,...
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Posted By jackorange

reinforcing

thanks, guys..for a patio, is fiber alone sufficient, or are you suggesting no reinforcement?..seems odd not to put wire mesh in it.
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Posted By jackorange

uneven stone patio

my house's previous homeowner did a diy flagstone patio..it is uneven and very poorly done, essentially unusable..but i want a patio, i like the layout, and don't want to break up and haul away the...
04-27-10, 07:36 AM
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Posted By jackorange

old "waterproof" drywall above my shower

dywall (8 years old) has swelled some around edges and is pretty badly spotted, but not falling apart..i need to replace peeling wallpaper trim at ceiling and repaint..

how do i know if the...
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Posted By jackorange

light bulb wattage limitations

got a great deal on a bunch of compact flourescent bulbs..i can replace every incandescent bulb in the house..i am wondering about the 60-watt limitation for most ceiling fixtures..given the reduced...
04-21-10, 08:47 AM
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Posted By jackorange

bump

help!..still looking for advice.
04-19-10, 11:29 AM
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Views: 1,128
Posted By jackorange

so long as you can overlay your new flooring w/o...

so long as you can overlay your new flooring w/o taking up the vct, i would leave the vct alone..trying to remove it, if it has asbestos, would likely create more problems than it would solve..so...
04-19-10, 07:25 AM
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Views: 878
Posted By jackorange

flooring repair questions

my home is now 9 years old, a tract home, w/ crawl space..about 2 years ago, we noticed floor sags around several hvac ducts..since then, the sags have gotten progressively worse, to the point that...
06-14-09, 07:30 PM
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Views: 1,592
Posted By jackorange

vegetables in florida

i agree w/ chandler about consulting your local extension agent..a soil sample analysis might prove helpful..

and, based on my experience in the sunny south, the earlier you plant, the less...
06-02-09, 09:13 PM
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Posted By jackorange

help!! japanese beetles invaded sunday

i was out of town sunday and monday..i watered saturday evening and noticed nothing unusual..when i got home monday evening, there were hundreds of japanese beetles on my 10 roses and the damage was...
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