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facia repair and shingles (Gutter installation)

assuming someo fo you guys every now and then repair rotted facia, I need to know how you handle seamless gutters that attached under the first row of shingles. I think they are the type that...
07-06-06, 06:16 PM
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Posted By boman

Did a search for 'antigue hardware'. Might...

Did a search for 'antigue hardware'. Might want to try it. I think one was Hippo Hardware. Try different terms: reproduction hardware, reproduction windows, etc. Good luck.
07-05-06, 06:18 PM
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Posted By boman

Poster didn't say if this work is being done in a...

Poster didn't say if this work is being done in a house or shop. Is it in a very noticable area? I have come across old sheet rock that had deteriated some to age and/or being worked on in past...
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Posted By boman

next time it "locks up", try removing the plug...

next time it "locks up", try removing the plug and pulling the rope a few times to expel gas in cylinder. Be sure to tape plug wire or make sure it can not fire! Strange feeling when fuel sprays out...
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Posted By boman

Kind of what I was thinking, but I was thinking...

Kind of what I was thinking, but I was thinking laminated shingles also run perpendicular. So it is just a matter of getting the lines marked right. Looks like starting in the middle would also...
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Posted By boman

hip roof

Maybe the third time will be a charm. Says I am logged in, but....I must be doing something wrong. I will try to post again.

Why is it some people start shingling a hip roof in the middle? JUst...
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Posted By boman

Thanks for the reply. I do have my doubts about...

Thanks for the reply. I do have my doubts about the plug being up to par. I think I may also have to reset the bowl. any advise on how to set it properly?
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Posted By boman

Yamaha PW 80 NO START

Grandson's dirt/trail bike quit on him. Fuel was over flowing. I finally decided to bring it home with me to clean the carb and adjust the float. Did that, seems to have spark, still no crank, not...
05-04-06, 06:47 AM
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Posted By boman

"And in construction, alot of experience is worth...

"And in construction, alot of experience is worth a whole lot more then a whole pile of books."

As in so many areas, nothing like hands on.
05-02-06, 03:06 PM
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Posted By boman

Know eaxactly what you mean about the second...

Know eaxactly what you mean about the second guessing and seeing other ppl's work. I gues, know the reason I seem so slow is that I really try to do the best I can.

P.S. It is my understanding...
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Posted By boman

the Hyde-guard sounds like the straight edge I...

the Hyde-guard sounds like the straight edge I use. You do have to be careful about keeping it wiped down and I try not to load the brush too heavily when painting near the bottom of the baseboard. ...
05-02-06, 01:53 PM
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Posted By boman

siding insulating

it would be ludicrous to be concerned about the 2X4 itself. I was referring to the space below it. Actually, the question itself was ludicrous since any reputable insulator would drill two holes. ...
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Posted By boman

roll roofing

Have worked with bro-in-law in roofing a little. Another rubber like roll roffing material is IWA Plan. Pretty sure that is that is th e name of it. Far superior to the old roll roofing. Had...
05-01-06, 07:59 PM
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Posted By boman

asbestos

Jack? Are you saying the slate kind is safe to cut? I read somewhere else that it could still be bought. This surprised me as I thought it was banned for this purpose. I have some broken onmy...
05-01-06, 07:41 PM
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Posted By boman

insulation behind siding

Sorry if a little off subject here, but I need to ask this as it does pertain to the post. When drilling holes and I suppose spraying or pumping insulation in the walls, do you get charged for the...
05-01-06, 07:22 PM
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Posted By boman

window sill replacement

Do I feel like a rookie?! I have replace 3 sills on my house and removed the whole widow each time :(. BUt on my old house the sill does not actually sit on the window. It slides ina n angled...
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Posted By boman

ac clutch

1993 Mazda 626 v-6

Ac clutch does not ingage. Tried to top off with 134. Clutch would not engage. Checked fuses and put ac relay in same model car. The clutch on that car did engage or so the...
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Posted By boman

drain problem

Good deal! Old galvinized pipe will definetly close up due to rust and/or water deposits over time. Glad you got it fixed.
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Posted By boman

rinsing problem

Was just looking at some old post. Ever get the problem solved? curious to know. Sounds to me like a blockage in the drain pipe past the sink. This is allowing the water to back up in th esink. ...
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Posted By boman

Like a week or something? A week?! Hope...

Like a week or something?


A week?! Hope not, just used the same stuff yesterday and painted over it the same day. High 90's here. Almost too hot to paint for someone not used to it. Used...
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Posted By boman

schematics

If I did this right, it should be a big help in what you are looking for as far as diagrams are concerned. Let me know if it gets you to the diagrams. I just recently used this site to reassmble...
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Posted By boman

painting aluminum siding

Need advice on painting this siding. It was washed once before by someone. It is about 30 years old. Sprayed with bleach and water to remove mildew. The guy that hired me told me to mix bleach and...
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Posted By boman

parts list

I think I can get you guys a parts list and diagram if you do not have them.
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Posted By boman

ebay value

I have a copy of the one on ebay also. On top of the price it brings on ebay, you also have to consider shipping. I would also like to have a copy of the schematics if possible. Be fine to send...
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Posted By boman

Parts

Might try 'ordertree.com' for some good illustrations and parts lists.
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