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05-14-14, 04:51 PM
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Posted By orbsphere

Humm, I forgot about that switch. That might just...

Humm, I forgot about that switch. That might just pacify me for now. Certainly doesn't give me the versatility I was looking for. Maybe with that I can get by with just one A / B switch. Thanks for...
05-13-14, 11:35 AM
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Posted By orbsphere

Nice mixer. Too big for what I need though. BTW I...

Nice mixer. Too big for what I need though. BTW I using a Behringer UCA202 on my laptop to rip my old vinyl. Thanks
05-12-14, 01:33 PM
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Posted By orbsphere

Thanks Justin. Although my mixer isn't the...

Thanks Justin. Although my mixer isn't the problem I wouldn't mind getting something better. What type do you have? I'm tight on space also.

Justin
05-11-14, 05:25 PM
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Posted By orbsphere

I hope it all shows up in the black and white...

I hope it all shows up in the black and white schematic I originally posted below.

I'm trying to bring an input from a mixer and send it out to an amp or a sound card (S/C) or both amp and sound...
05-10-14, 05:58 PM
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Posted By orbsphere

OK finally got some time to get back to this. I'm...

OK finally got some time to get back to this. I'm so confused. Don't know how I got to this point.

I labeled the AMP leads per your work but just circled the other leads.

Arrangement / position...
04-17-14, 04:47 PM
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Posted By orbsphere

Eee gads. Thanks for going to all the trouble...

Eee gads. Thanks for going to all the trouble with the image but that was a pic, like I noted, of the original wiring so I could keep track of that mess of worms.

Before I posted any message here...
04-14-14, 11:38 AM
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Posted By orbsphere

I didn't think I would be able to explain what /...

I didn't think I would be able to explain what / how this thing does / works so was hoping I could get by with a simple statement and let the diagram speak for itself. I shouldn't have mentioned...
04-13-14, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,512
Posted By orbsphere

Need someone to check my wiring diagram for an audio A-B switch

I'm putting together an audio A-B switch to operate devices in a home theater. I drew a wire layout, the larger rectangle at top of image, and wired per the diagram. When I tried it out only a...
11-12-13, 11:31 AM
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Posted By orbsphere

Sorry, I wasn't thinking about how things have...

Sorry, I wasn't thinking about how things have changed over the years. At the time I installed the 24" pocket door handicap accessibility awareness was just beginning and that was all the room I had...
11-10-13, 11:40 AM
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Posted By orbsphere

Just received this link from doityourself.com but...

Just received this link from doityourself.com but appears to be a several day old topic with no new posts.

We have a wood pocket slider as chandler has shown. Installed it 25+ years ago and still...
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Posted By orbsphere

Built-up deposit in toilet bowl

What's this build-up (see red arrow)? This is a pic from somebody else's post but I have the same toilet and it looks like the same condition. Also appears to be up high in the trap. Its a hard...
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Posted By orbsphere

P i t a

fei2010 I'm just venting my 2 bits worth of frustration here.

You did the right thing replacing your Kolher. Cost wise your old Kohler probably cost at least half again as much as your...
07-18-13, 12:44 PM
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Views: 3,260
Posted By orbsphere

Thanks guys, When I posted I subscribed to...

Thanks guys,

When I posted I subscribed to thread but didn't change the method and was wondering why I hadn't got any replies.

Anyway, great ideas. I'll give the epoxy and silicone a try. I was...
07-15-13, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,260
Posted By orbsphere

Stripped bakelite box screw hole

Any trade secrets to repair stripped out receptacle mounting screw hole in an old bakelite box?
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Posted By orbsphere

Most times store displays don't make it clear...

Most times store displays don't make it clear that a particular mfg designs their plates and devices as an item and are meant to be used together.

You selected a nice looking plate but looking at...
05-21-13, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,765
Posted By orbsphere

I wouldn't mind it being a bit darker but too far...

I wouldn't mind it being a bit darker but too far along now. I had considered some kind of clear finish but too much material and no room. This was to be a down and dirty job from the start but as...
05-20-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,765
Posted By orbsphere

You have a point about the moisture but this is...

You have a point about the moisture but this is in a dry area and hope, now that you point that out, it will be OK.

The darker hardboard gives me the impression or faux finish of burled walnut. If...
05-19-13, 10:28 AM
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Posted By orbsphere

Not sure the hot iron technique would work. It...

Not sure the hot iron technique would work. It works in wood because the cells still contain moisture which expands when heated and would push a small dent out. This method can even be used on...
05-18-13, 10:18 AM
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Posted By orbsphere

Hardboard finish is au naturel per manufacturer....

Hardboard finish is au naturel per manufacturer. Pics can't show the situation but attached is example from Home Depot.
05-16-13, 11:04 PM
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Posted By orbsphere

Suggestions to repair minor scratched hardboard

I've got a wall covered with hardboard / masonite and have a small shallow 6" scratch I'd like to repair. Can I lightly sand and wax or oil and buff or other suggestions? FYI hardboard, 1/8" to 1/4"...
04-25-13, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,750
Posted By orbsphere

As Ted White mentioned previously decoupling is...

As Ted White mentioned previously decoupling is the solution. I recently began upgrading a spare room in a one story house with raised wood floor into a home theater. The room is still under...
03-22-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By orbsphere

Finished the carpet install yesterday and it came...

Finished the carpet install yesterday and it came out better than expected.



I had intended to stretch carpet 1% in each direction which would have allowed me to use a slightly smaller piece of...
03-05-13, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 24,086
Posted By orbsphere

For whatever reason the hardboard I'm using has a...

For whatever reason the hardboard I'm using has a continuous rounded edge and being only 1/8" thick I thought there might be a possibility of one sheet trying to dive under another so I just wanted...
03-03-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By orbsphere

I don't see any difficulty fitting 96 sf into...

I don't see any difficulty fitting 96 sf into 98.12 sf. The difficulty is making 96 sf appear to cover 98.12 sf. I did title this post Curr'y square paradox (see the "Triangle Puzzle" link at the...
03-03-13, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By orbsphere

Curry's square paradox

I want to inexpensively carpet a 8'-8" x 11'-4" room. Originally I wanted to use carpet tiles. I found something I really liked but tiles turned out to be expensive and not within my budget. And then...
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