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Popular pro 4218avx 42cc chainsaw trigger/throttle

there is little to no tension on the trigger and when trigger is pulled, it stays up in the handle. Just installed new throttle cable, trigger, and trigger lock to no avail. Please help
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New bifold door hardware is smaller than old

Hope I'm in the right place..
I bought replacement hardware for an old bifold door. The new pieces that go into the end of the door (rollers, spring loaded plunger deals, etc) are smaller than the...
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So what is the reasoning for NOT screwing the top...

So what is the reasoning for NOT screwing the top layer of subfloor to the joists?
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Mitch, I thought of this and that would be...

Mitch,
I thought of this and that would be terrible. What is the best fix for that? If the first layer squeaks by itself, do I cut it out and glue down new floor? The joists below this particular...
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I am going with a floating floor. I was set on...

I am going with a floating floor. I was set on stranded bamboo but laminate has come a long way. It is going to be in a room that opens up to a pool deck and we also have a 100lb dog. I need...
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partical board sub floor squeaking

just bought a house and am redoing the office first. All the floors in the house squeak badly. I tore up the carpet to find 1/2" partical board on top of 1/2" ply. I tried putting some screw in to...
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running speaker wire out of the house

I was wondering what is the best/cleanest way to run speaker wire out of my office to my deck. Is it ridiculous to consider drilling throught the wall? Is the only smart option to use a door or...
08-08-11, 02:08 PM
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haha...got stretchy paint?

haha...got stretchy paint?
08-08-11, 01:56 PM
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cracked drywall from top of door question

There is a crack coming up and out from the top left corner of my closet door. In the winter it is much wider than in the summer. I have mudded and painted it several times and keeps coming back....
07-03-11, 10:39 AM
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trowel sizefor 13" tile. and tape made speed bumps......

I am installing 13" tile by my back door. I installed the hardi and taped. Now I think that if I use a 3/8 trowel, my door may not open! Could I get away with a 3/16?? I think where I went wrong...
07-01-11, 08:59 AM
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Dry time for thinset under hardi and thinset on seams...

Can I install the hardi, tape and mortar the seams, and lay the tile all in one go? Does the thinset under the hardi need to dry before tile goes down? Does the thinset on the seams need to dry...
06-29-11, 06:35 PM
06-29-11, 06:20 PM
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Tore up vinyl to prep for tile. a layer of sub came with it. question with pics

I tore up two layers of vinyl and some of the subfloor came with it. Take a look......question below.
this is the floor

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o279/djsrcy/IMAG0231.jpg

this is what...
06-16-11, 09:46 AM
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The epoxy kit came with the etching stuff. I...

The epoxy kit came with the etching stuff. I will check the store for a safe concrete cleaner. I will also go to the local rental place and see if they have a piece of equipment that will help. I...
06-16-11, 07:05 AM
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Prep basement for epoxy with no drain nearby

I need to clean my concrete in order to prep it for floor epoxy. I have no drain near by. I was wondering if I can use a concrete cleaner, pour it on the floor, scrub it with a push broom, and then...
06-15-11, 09:03 AM
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Basement floor epoxy question

I am posting here because there is nothing about epoxys under flooring.
I was wondering what could be put on top of the epoxy once it dries to make it last longer and/or seal it. A friend of mine...
05-03-11, 02:26 PM
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really? wow. So a 15amp breaker in my house can...

really? wow. So a 15amp breaker in my house can run several outlets, lights, ceiling fans, and tvs but I need a 20 amp switch to run 3 small over head lights and a small fan? Well I dont get it...
05-03-11, 07:53 AM
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This switch....(again)

I am not sure what amp I actually need for this switch. It completes the circit up to 6, 12 volt light bulbs and a small ceiling exhaust fan. It needs to be NORMALLY OFF. It is in a pop up camper....
05-03-11, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Djsrcy

thank you for the replies. Yes I needed a...

thank you for the replies. Yes I needed a normally off switch. I must have posted it wrong. The switch is depressed when my sink in the camper gets lifted into place. I found one sold by...
05-02-11, 01:45 PM
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Where can I get this switch??

This switch is used in my pop-up camper. When it is depressed by my galley, it completes the circit up to the ceiling fixtures. It is a safety in that it cuts power to lights to prevent me from...
11-09-10, 06:56 AM
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tile around fire place

Is there extra procedures involved when installing tile around a fireplace? Is there a special heat reisitant thinset or backing that is used? I have done floor tile a few times so i know the steps...
07-09-10, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Djsrcy

great thanks alot. the message above was...

great thanks alot.


the message above was too short so i am typing this to make it longer
07-09-10, 09:44 AM
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mortar the tile, the floor, or both?

which way is best? and how do i remove excess mortar in the tile joints?
07-09-10, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Djsrcy

quick question about taping hardi seams

Do I do that right before tile install so mortar in seams is still wet or can i do it right after hardi install and let dry before I tile?
05-26-10, 08:07 PM
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Dryer wont heat.....just worked on

Well first something got stuck in the lint trap. It sounded horrible. I took the back off and then took off enough screws to get my hand back there and pull out an ink pen. The very first load...
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