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Thanks for the tip. Got a seal ($2.06 with tax)...

Thanks for the tip. Got a seal ($2.06 with tax) from a big box store and installed it in 5 minutes. Plan on doing other toilets very soon. Seal is about 3" in diameter and red, thanks again!!
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Mansfield toilet, sticky handle

OMG this is the best. I just logged on to search for this and see others have the same issue (and recently too!). It's amazing how most problems are common problems for others. Anyway, my neighbor...
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2001 Ford Taurus Cluster Light Out

the light on my instrument cluster went out on my 2001 Ford Taurus SEL. The gages all work, just the light doesn't work. I checked the fuse and think I saw only one fuse controls the cluster so it's...
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Good news!!!

Sorry, it's taken so long. I actually tore into the carburator, replaced the parts I got in the overhaul kit and flushed it with carb cleaner a few weeks ago. I took pictures as I did it so I knew...
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Claean Carb, needle?

OK thanks. I always use fresh gas from the station so I don;t think that is a concern. Also, my application of the Sea Foam additive has been over about 6 weeks using about 2 oz per week.
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Model numbers

OK it's called a 7.0hp Briggs & Stratton Quiet Power. 698831. There is also another set of numbers 28602 0304 E1 040323FA. It's an OHV. And it runs like crap. I'm ready to get a Honda. I just...
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Craftsman 7.0hp 21" Self Propelled Mower Stalls

I have a few years old 7.0hp Craftsman rear wheel self propelled variable speed lawn mower that stalls. It takes me about 10 min to get it started. As soon as I prime, pull the cord, it runs for a...
01-25-08, 10:09 AM
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OK thanks. I ended up tearing up the luan...

OK thanks. I ended up tearing up the luan (relatively easy) and laying 1/4" hardi backer board in bed of thinset. Then laid the 12" tile (BTW I had joists 16" OC and 5/8" plywood underneath). Only...
01-14-08, 07:27 AM
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I thought screwing the backer board over the...

I thought screwing the backer board over the vinyl flooring would be sufficient. The floor is in good shape adn actually very thin (1/8"). The house is only 7 years old and I am confident the...
01-13-08, 05:32 PM
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Tiling over Vinyl Flooring

This is my first of 4 tiling projects (all floors and all going over vinyl flooring). I started with kids bath (not even 5'x6'). I removed all molding and thought I'd tear up some vinyl. Discovered...
11-01-07, 02:35 PM
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Thanks MissTfried, one more thing

Should I use a fine tooth blade or coarse?
11-01-07, 10:13 AM
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Posted By midiyer

Quick Question-Cutting Laminate/Formica

Recently installed a wet bar in basement. Purchased pre-made side splash that will rest against a pantry cabinet. The side splash is about 1.25" too long. What is the best wat to cut it? I will...
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Posted By midiyer

thanks

I ended up buying 12" slides adn cutting off about 1.5" to fit. they work great. thanks to all who repsonded. Now to making cabinet doors.
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Making own drawer slides

It's been a while since I posted. My basement project is almost complete. I am building my last built-in book case. issue I hav eis the depth for drawers is only about 10" and I cannot find any store...
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Thanks ifllc. Not sure about the whole tar paper....

Thanks ifllc. Not sure about the whole tar paper. I know i will use two pieces of laminate on the step and one on each riser. I will have to rip the riser and one piece on the step. A lot of...
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Talking Floating Laminate on Stairs

I am almost done with my floor and ready to tackle the stairs. In the video I have it states that the laminate can be glued directly to the plywood and treads (my stairs are bare). This is a bit...
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Not sure how I post pictures as i am very new to...

Not sure how I post pictures as i am very new to this. however, I got into it this weekend and it was not as difficult as I imagined. As ifllc stated it's a bit tricky from the "easy and prescribed...
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Talking Finishing a Stairway-Need Help

I am in process of finishing my basement stairs. Right now they are totally bare. The first step I want to do is to trim the edges of the treads. The builder left a gap between the tread and the...
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my opinion and what i would do is to use the...

my opinion and what i would do is to use the reducing strip. less work, less money and no one will know the difference, 1/4" isn't that much.
01-18-07, 02:50 PM
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I had a similar issue. i ended up having someone...

I had a similar issue. i ended up having someone dig the well twice the length, add two levels of aluminum walls, fill 1/2 of it with gravel, put a drain in the center and route it away from the...
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Thanks. I think Smokey misunderstood. It was hard...

Thanks. I think Smokey misunderstood. It was hard for me to explain. But I think ifllc and Carpets have it right. I do not plan on changing the direction of the planks. I thought I was only going to...
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I'm about 600 sq. ft. into an 800 sq. ft....

I'm about 600 sq. ft. into an 800 sq. ft. flooring install. My first. The only movement I have seen is along the row that I am installing when tapping the short ends together. Sometimes other joints...
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Talking Installing laminate flooring in "J"

Hi everyone I just joined and this is my first attempt at getting some help. I am in the middle of installing about 800 sq. ft. of laminate flooring in my basement. It is the uniclic, floating floor...
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