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It worked! I didn't actually have that "jet...

It worked! I didn't actually have that "jet valve intake" piece that guy in the video had, but I took apart the carburetor and blew air all over and up in it, and put it back together, and now it's...
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Yeah, I mean, for a newb, it's not helpful...

Yeah, I mean, for a newb, it's not helpful because he doesn't really show any of the taking apart.. And for the experienced guy, he could have just said "clean out your carbeurator" at the beginning,...
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VId's pretty atrocious, virtually every shot is...

VId's pretty atrocious, virtually every shot is way too close up (sorry if it's yours :D) But, basically, take apart the carb and blow through the holes, yeah? I'll give that a shot, then.
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Craftsman LT1000 B+S Engine Won't Stay Running

Hey guys. I've got a Craftsman LT1000 Riding Mower with a 17HP Briggs+Stratton Engine (Model #- 310707 0137-E1) that wont stay running. It'll start up, run for a minute or two, and then shut down. ...
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With the grade of my lawn, the top of my forms...

With the grade of my lawn, the top of my forms ended up being about 8 inches above ground. I don't need an 8 inch slab, but need to fill in about 4 inches. Would it be cheaper to fill it with...
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Cool. I'll add the control joint tool to my...

Cool. I'll add the control joint tool to my list. Isn't fiber mesh something you throw into the mix? I don't want to use wire mesh. I was going to use fiber mesh and rebar instead.
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Pouring a slab for a basketball court

Hey guys. I've torn up my old basketball court, which was just a slab for an old shed. It was 15' x 19'. I'm going to expand it to 19' x 23'. What tools will I need to rent to do this job? I'll...
11-15-16, 07:04 PM
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Makes sense. Thank you. Any ideas for locking...

Makes sense. Thank you. Any ideas for locking the panels together, and adding a handle? I guess I could just screw a handle to the side on the front of the center panel...
11-15-16, 05:37 PM
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Hinges for tri-fold panels

I need to make a tri-fold display board for my wife. I plan to use some 1x4 boards and some lauan. I hope to be able to fold both side panels behind the front panel. However, to do that, I'd need...
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What paint should I use on treated posts outside?

Hey guys. I put in a bunch of posts on my dried out pond last summer, in hopes to put a deck on it this summer. Well, I special ordered some treated posts that were rated for under water...
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Fair enough... Option E it is: Line the pit with...

Fair enough... Option E it is: Line the pit with fireworks.
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That's cute. This sentence is just for the...

That's cute.

This sentence is just for the 25 character minimum.
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Thanks for the tips. I plan on the pit being...

Thanks for the tips.
I plan on the pit being about 10 feet in diameter.
The only fire brick I found searching online were 4.5"x9"x1.25" and are 6 for $27. I would need over 700 bricks at those...
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Fair enough. Plan B- Dig a big hole, line the...

Fair enough. Plan B- Dig a big hole, line the outside with aluminum coil with steaks to hold the dirt back. Would the coil give off any toxins if it were to get hot?
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Concrete for fire pit?

Hello. I've got a concrete slab outside that was once used for a shed and is now a small basketball court. It's about 16'x12'. It's getting pretty rough, so I'd like to pour a new one. My wife...
01-28-14, 02:30 PM
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I've found a site called ZipTieDomes.com. I...

I've found a site called ZipTieDomes.com. I e-mailed them, and he said that their standard dome would be able to handle my snow load. Not so sure about that, but I figure it's worth a shot. Looks...
01-25-14, 11:02 AM
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Help building an "igloo"

Hey guys. You've been a great help in my siding and outdoor theater projects. I've got an idea for a new project for this spring, and need your help once again.

I'd like to build an "igloo" for...
06-25-13, 08:34 PM
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I ended up just running hose for now. Is it okay...

I ended up just running hose for now. Is it okay to leave the water running all night? The well is about 90ft down, and we had a lot of rain the past couple of weeks, but haven't had any for the...
06-23-13, 02:14 PM
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Hmm... That post was very unhelpful indeed. I...

Hmm... That post was very unhelpful indeed. I spent a good part of yesterday digging for the line. I also just returned from buying a hydrant, fittings, clamps, teflon tape, and thread sealant. ...
06-23-13, 11:42 AM
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Is it okay if I put the hydrant right next to the...

Is it okay if I put the hydrant right next to the well? I don't know how the pump works... Does it just turn on when it detects that there is no back pressure? Would putting the hydrant right next...
06-21-13, 03:43 PM
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Tapping into main water line

Hey guys. I've got a drilled well. The well is about 350ft out in the back yard. We plan on putting a pool out in that area. I'd prefer not to have to run hose 350ft out to get to the pool, and...
06-13-13, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Jephph

Monkey Bars Materials

I'll be putting up some monkey bars out back soon. I've got the lumber for it. I've just got to buy some hardware, and the bars. What should I use for bars? Galvanized pipe? Aluminum?
05-19-13, 12:09 PM
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Views: 2,476
Posted By Jephph

I'm using Latex-based top coats anyway, so maybe...

I'm using Latex-based top coats anyway, so maybe the Phenoseal will work. It just won't have primer. It won't expand when it freezes will it?
05-19-13, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Jephph

So, the screen is up. I've got to put top coats...

So, the screen is up. I've got to put top coats on it still, but we did a trial run last night, and it looks pretty good. I've got another question though. I've got some gaps where the seams are...
05-15-13, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Jephph

Just noticed there's no hole for the ground wire....

Just noticed there's no hole for the ground wire. Can I run 12 AWG for that?

EDIT: Nevermind. I just noticed the clamp under the screw. That's handy.
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