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08-20-13, 05:24 AM
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Posted By tatespa

I found a product that was supposed to help...

I found a product that was supposed to help dissolve the glue and allow me to scrape it up. Then they said to wash the area with soap and water.... what a pain in the a$$. The glue was softened and I...
08-13-13, 01:07 PM
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Posted By tatespa

I'm going to try all the tips that I have found...

I'm going to try all the tips that I have found so far. I did do the "nail trick" (though I used cardboard near the heating pipe) that's where I came up with the 1 3/8"... I'm going to start this...
08-12-13, 04:03 PM
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Posted By tatespa

there are only 2 layers... probably misspoke on...

there are only 2 layers... probably misspoke on the 2nd. could be 5/8 on top of the 3/4. the 3/4 is CERTAIN.. I have baseboard hot water... and the holes are tight...
08-12-13, 02:51 PM
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Posted By tatespa

Okay, here we go... 2 x 10 floor joists, 16: OC....

Okay, here we go... 2 x 10 floor joists, 16: OC. The subfloor is 1 3/8"... and I got the span to be 8 ft.. Why am I getting a bad feeling about this...? :help:
08-12-13, 12:23 PM
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Posted By tatespa

would it cause a problem to tile over that...

would it cause a problem to tile over that substance?
08-12-13, 12:11 PM
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Posted By tatespa

Woah!!! Lets see if I can "guesstimate" this.....

Woah!!! Lets see if I can "guesstimate" this.. It's a sub-floor, consisting of 3/4 and 3/8 plywood (I think...) the peel and stick are right on the plywood... The floor joists are minimum 2X10's......
08-12-13, 10:52 AM
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Views: 1,184
Posted By tatespa

Thanks Mike! I actually tried using mineral...

Thanks Mike! I actually tried using mineral spirits to remove, but it's still sticky. Not too sure WHAT is under there. Maybe some adhesive from the tile as well as something put down prior to??? All...
08-12-13, 10:27 AM
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Views: 1,184
Posted By tatespa

I think I put this in the wrong thread... how do...

I think I put this in the wrong thread... how do I move this to the flooring forum?
08-12-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By tatespa

Peel and stick tiles

Hi everyone.. we are getting a kitchen remodeled and have a few questions about flooring. We currently have the peel and stick times on the floor.... we are going to put in ceramic tile... My...
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Posted By tatespa

Well... I feel a little better. I did all that...

Well... I feel a little better. I did all that and the spark still eludes me.
I'll have to take it off and re install. Is there any "tricks" to the install? I have the gap card that comes with the...
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Views: 712
Posted By tatespa

Need help!! No spark???

Okay, I got one for ya... Running a Toro lawn mower, Briggs and stratton engine model number 286H77... turned it off, tried to start it back up ( 5 minutes later) and it won't start... backfires.. I...
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Views: 12,626
Posted By tatespa

Well, I stubled on this thread looking for...

Well, I stubled on this thread looking for information on my HS TARM boiler. I have a tarm 504, been using it for 20 years or so. I burn every winter, 8 to 10 cords a year. No problems at all except...
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Views: 843
Posted By tatespa

Using a TV as a monitor?

Hi everyone. I have a PC set up to use my LG 37 inch LCD tv as its monitor. My issue is that I can't adjust the resolution or desktop size. I know that the driver probably isn't correct, but I...
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Views: 4,458
Posted By tatespa

Well, its done! I ended up going to Sears and...

Well, its done! I ended up going to Sears and buying an opener and had them do the install. (not enough confidence on this one) It took him an hour and a half to do it. The ONLY think I'm concerned...
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Posted By tatespa

Sounds like its not really a big deal then? I am...

Sounds like its not really a big deal then? I am trying to have it done, but it really doesn't look like its gonna happen in time. Supposed to be a surprise!! =D :rolleyes: I was going to attempt it...
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Posted By tatespa

Thanks for all the responses... I'm still on the...

Thanks for all the responses... I'm still on the fence as to wether or not I can tackle this one... the arm would have to be real long to reach the door because of how high the track had to be. It...
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Views: 4,458
Posted By tatespa

Garage door opener? IDrive???

Hi everyone, I want to put a opener on my garage door. So, I went out to look and noticed first that the track was higher to get over the entry door opening into the garage. Then I saw this spring...
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Posted By tatespa

Seat Belt not returning...

I have a 1998 Toyota T100. The problem, besides its age(;)) is that the seatbelts don't go back into the wall when you un-buckle. Is there an "easy" way to get these things to snap back??
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Views: 1,017
Posted By tatespa

Woah Baby!!! I went to Lowe's and found one of...

Woah Baby!!! I went to Lowe's and found one of these internal pipe wrenches. They're over with the pipe cutters. A few tries at it and I managed to lock it in place on the stuck piece. Lo and behold,...
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Views: 1,017
Posted By tatespa

Thanks Gunguy! I'm heading to Lowe's today, I'll...

Thanks Gunguy! I'm heading to Lowe's today, I'll scope one out! I'll letcha know how I make out. I was told prior that I had to bend the inside pipe up and peel it out like the opener for a can of...
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Views: 1,017
Posted By tatespa

I was thinking of something like that. Like an...

I was thinking of something like that. Like an easy out that you use to get screws out when the heads bust off... Where would one go, and what would I ask for? An easy out for a pipe?
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Views: 1,017
Posted By tatespa

Shower head pipe..?

Hi, the pipe coming out of the wall to my shower has corroded and snapped off. I don't have a piece to bite on to to get the part out that's threaded into the wall... Is there an easy way to get the...
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Views: 1,831
Posted By tatespa

Thanks everyone! I have been keeping it in the...

Thanks everyone! I have been keeping it in the bed, which is a PITA, but I guess ya gotta do whatcha gotta do! Thanks for all the input!!!
Paul
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Views: 1,831
Posted By tatespa

Unhappy Truck spare tire?

Hi everyone. I just had my leaf springs replaced in my 1998 Toyota T100 and in order to do that they had to take off the spare. Well, the device that holded it up there was rusted solid. They called...
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Views: 889
Posted By tatespa

Thanks for all the great information. I...

Thanks for all the great information. I successfully rebuilt the new HD and have not slaved out the other as of yet. This will happen in the near future. The computer is running better than it had...
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