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waterproof drywall=greenboard (not wax finished),...

waterproof drywall=greenboard (not wax finished), made for kitchens and bathrooms. The bubbles are water vapor most likely as Marksr suggests. 123 wont stop mildew, if mildew exists, treat it with...
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You could have put it on too thick, or if it was...

You could have put it on too thick, or if it was from a previously opened can, the drier agent hardens up and it loses it ability to dry as quickly.
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its crap. 30-40 years ago was good paint but...

its crap. 30-40 years ago was good paint but then started selling at kmart and very low prices, and quality went downhill. I like contractor grade glidden for inexepensive decent paint.
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I bought a reman air flow sensor @ kragens (1 yr...

I bought a reman air flow sensor @ kragens (1 yr guar.) and the the car ran fine for about 9mo., then wouldn't start (almost ran @idle), checked comp. codes (12 showed) so got exchange air flow under...
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92 maxima won't run bad sensors?

I have a 92 maxima se vg30de, and it was running perfectly then stopped. The computor throws a 12 code (air flow metering) and I have changed the mass air flow sensor, throttle position sensor, oxy...
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You don't say what material? If you are looking...

You don't say what material? If you are looking for the best job, I would use a conventional gravity feed gun and shoot automotive enamel (after cleaning, and priming). Harbor Freight sells sata...
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You can find spraying info at my site...

You can find spraying info at my site www.geocities.com/jksabrosa , look at interior and spraying pages. jeff
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I've used both for a long time. The diaphram is...

I've used both for a long time. The diaphram is easy to fix yourself, I've had no "piston" failures with the cambellH. and once you learn what parts wear out they are very cheap to maintain and no...
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I agree w/ PWG. If you used sheetrock mud or...

I agree w/ PWG. If you used sheetrock mud or spackle and put in on thicker than 1/`16" thick it will crack as it dries. I get deep fissures forming if I put it on 1/4" thick or more. I let it dry...
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Most body and fender guys have one (at least I...

Most body and fender guys have one (at least I do). They are very difficult to get in without it and so easy with it.
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You have to take the pan off as there is no...

You have to take the pan off as there is no "drain bolt" like for oil. change the filter while you have the pan off. Refill is easy with a long neck funnel where you add oil. It can be messy but no...
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I warrant my 1 coat jobs for 3 yrs. Most last...

I warrant my 1 coat jobs for 3 yrs. Most last 5-7 years before splitting occurs (wood siding-stucco gets 7-10yrs). Any quality paint should last approx. 7 years. Things make a big difference in...
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I would try using a rust converter like Jasco's...

I would try using a rust converter like Jasco's after sanding and cleaning. Then prime and paint w/oil base as recommended. Automotive finishes won't stop rust any better. Rust needs oxygen (can...
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One source for cheap sheet metal I've always used...

One source for cheap sheet metal I've always used us junk cars. Working in autobody there were plenty of hoods,etc to scavenge. You have to air chisel the reinforceing brackets and grind the paint...
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The best way would be a cutting torch. I've used...

The best way would be a cutting torch. I've used my engine drive to cut 1/2" thick steel. I was using allstate rods designed for stick cutting, also used 6011 and found not much difference. I...
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BobF and Pwg are right on. I've used water base...

BobF and Pwg are right on. I've used water base dye but had heavy rain wash it off (on a deck) even though it had been coated with linseed oil so using an exterior polyurethane to cover it and...
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I agree with the 110v mig being more than...

I agree with the 110v mig being more than sufficient, and portable allowing you to do minor welding jobs anywhere there is electricity. One problem you'll run into with the thin guage repairs is...
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The roof is hot during the day and any paint that...

The roof is hot during the day and any paint that gets on it dries instantly. It is next to impossible to get off. Hot solvents like laquer thinner will eat the tar product in comp shingle or hot...
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I have bondo thats been on my house for over 10...

I have bondo thats been on my house for over 10 years and there is no sign of deterioration. The expensive system you are using sounds like a thin epoxy that impregnates the wood, killing dryrot,...
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You can see my advice on which airless and why @...

You can see my advice on which airless and why @ www.geocities.com/jksabrosa go to the airless page. You can research pro painters airless info @ www.painterschatroom.com also and go to the airless...
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The xr7 is not a very strong machine. Usually...

The xr7 is not a very strong machine. Usually sprayers do poorly spraying at their limit with viscous material. I haven't used duration but, I believe it is like thick latex, which your sprayer...
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As PWG said, if you didn't broom it while you...

As PWG said, if you didn't broom it while you blow it (leaf blower or vacuum exhaust) or vacuum it, the sheet rock dust is usually excessive and will cause poor adhesion. Next, the ceiling peeled...
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I would try to take the lower seat out and you...

I would try to take the lower seat out and you may be able to get to the remove the lower hinge pins for the upper seat back to pull the seat away enough to get at the cable or latch holding it in...
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with fuel injection the fuel has to be delivered...

with fuel injection the fuel has to be delivered at the correct pressure (usually about 30psi) to function correctly. Although a new fuel pump should have taken care of that. Injector(s) could be...
05-16-05, 07:23 PM
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One of my favorites is calendula (pot marigold). ...

One of my favorites is calendula (pot marigold). It's orange, 1'+ tall, flowers all year (cal.), is almost a weed requiring very little attention. As pointed out knowing what zone your in...
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