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02-28-16, 01:16 AM
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Thank you.

Perfect, Brian. Thank you!
02-27-16, 06:21 PM
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Help with fitting for DIY copper faucet.

Plumbed my life-long dream workshop with PEX line for hog and cold water. I'd like to build a faucet out of copper. Is there a fitting that can be sweated out of which the faucet neck would rise...
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Cutting tin...?

I've some old corrugated tin. It's in very good condition and quite heavy , I'd say 24-26 gauge. The ridges are across the entire 26" width and 1" in span. Hand shears are a bear to use with this...
11-26-14, 05:20 AM
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Thank you, Marksr......I'll pick up some water...

Thank you, Marksr......I'll pick up some water based poly; it's durability would will be just fine as the basket lives indoors now. Much thanks, sir.
11-25-14, 08:16 PM
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Preserving white oak basket

I was given a basket made out of white oak strips, circa 1900; used for picking cotton. It's in really good shape but I'd like to keep it that way. I replaced the lashing on the rim with rawhide. ...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-12-14, 12:07 PM
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Thank you, Trooper, for moving my request to the...

Thank you, Trooper, for moving my request to the proper area. Your response is what I thought to be the obvious and the issue of my request. I'll stand by to see if anyone else can reply with...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-11-14, 06:36 PM
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Propane or small hot water heater recommendations, please.

Just finishing a 30 x 50 workshop. There will be a very basic shower and lavatory, and a small cooking area. Total hot water use for the shower, lavatory, and kitchen sink would be no more than 3...
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Views: 894
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I don't know what could have happened with the...

I don't know what could have happened with the inbox; only had 5 messages and advised that 25 are allowed. Nonetheless, you all have answered completely. I will post pictures when I can get it...
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Taking advice for high bay lighting w/ T5 bulbs,...

Taking advice for high bay lighting w/ T5 bulbs, I found these: High Bay T5HO 6 Lamp Fluorescent Lighting Fixtures High Output Shop Lights New | eBay...
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I'd like prefer no color distortion in the light;...

I'd like prefer no color distortion in the light; I'd heard that.
I guess what I'm understanding is that if I want a bare bulb hanging on a cord, I'll have to go with LED or incandescent (dying...
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High pressure sodium lighting for shop....?

I need advice/guidance on buying what I THINK I want for my shop. The shop is 30'x50' with ample windows and 10'x12' rollup doors for ample daytime lighting. For night ops, I envision three large...
10-05-14, 01:35 PM
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ONLINE SOURCE FOR FAUCETS/BIBS w/ PEX NIPPLE CONNECTION

Just completed by lifelong dream for a workshop; insulated metal and concrete slab; will come inside via sweep from barn water line. Having difficulty finding online sources for faucets...just a...
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Late reply to all these solid recommendations;...

Late reply to all these solid recommendations; thank you. My builder has advised, as in here, that more is better so he recommends lighting each bay and he says florescent will be hard to beat for...
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Work shop lighting recommendation

Building a 30' x 50' metal building on concrete floor with metal truss roof structure. Distance from apex of trusses to floor will be 16' - 18'. I don't know what kind of single bulb lighting is...
05-07-14, 11:00 AM
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Views: 1,294
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Thanks, Mitch...I'll go for that then.

Thanks, Mitch...I'll go for that then.
05-07-14, 08:23 AM
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Treat exterior of new smokehouse...

Just built a 4' x 3' x 9' smokehouse out of longleaf pine cut off of my land. It was not kiln dried but was dried for a few months on racks. The inside is getting seasoned with repeated smoking and...
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XSleeper, figured it out. I measure the top...

XSleeper, figured it out. I measure the top horizontal and bottom horizontal J channels to be longer than the intended opening to be covered.....longer by just shy of the width of the J channel to...
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I didn't know about the box extensions; that...

I didn't know about the box extensions; that would work fine. I'm having some trouble with attaching the J channel around each; typically, there's a stud only on one side of the box. If I have to,...
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Sheet metal on garage walls....

Local but big metal company sold me some "seconds" sheet metal in 3' x 10' sheets in white; very nice stuff. I'm hanging J-molding on top and letting it plain at floor; very pleased with how it...
01-03-14, 06:51 PM
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Views: 933
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Perfect; thank you; I'll give you an update,...

Perfect; thank you; I'll give you an update, brother.
01-01-14, 08:45 PM
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Views: 933
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Yes sir, it is thick enough to lay flat..but it...

Yes sir, it is thick enough to lay flat..but it does indeed flex. But I have plenty of old towels and bricks to make double sure that it stays flat. I will go with the silicone. My only concern...
01-01-14, 08:25 PM
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Views: 933
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XSleeper, you don't think that the large dots...

XSleeper, you don't think that the large dots would be discernable? Should I not spread/trowel it out? I love the idea of the silicone, thank you!
01-01-14, 07:57 PM
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Views: 933
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Stainless steel counter top...how to attach?

A local sheet metal built for me a stainless steel counter top with a nice roll to the backsplash. It measures 7' L x 24" deep with a 20" backsplash. It fits perfectly onto the plywood top of the...
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HUSTLER MOWER w/ HONDA ENGINE STARTING ISSUES....

2005 HUSTLER FasTrack ZTR MOWER

HONDA 20 HP ENGINE

Running just fine about 30 days ago; that's the last mowing we did. Just tried to start it; turns over but no sputter or anything; just...
11-13-13, 02:15 AM
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Views: 1,989
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Here'sJohnny, I'd indeed like to hear more about...

Here'sJohnny, I'd indeed like to hear more about that; please advise.

To everyone, THANK YOU. We'll get this done as best we can. Hardie board is out; my gut tells me that the processes in here...
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