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We don't own a lot of property, but we have a bit...

We don't own a lot of property, but we have a bit over an acre with the house, a shop, a shed, etc. Always seem to be bouncing from one place to another working on stuff. Just felt it would be easier...
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Tolyn Ironhand Have you tried different belts?...

Tolyn Ironhand
Have you tried different belts? Looks like they have a couple different options
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pugsl Good thing I am looking for a belt with...

pugsl Good thing I am looking for a belt with suspenders
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Tool belts

Title says it. I need a tool belt. I'm thinking one with suspenders. Gets hot here so hot weather comfort is important.

Want it to hold basic tools for doing jobs around the place property, house,...
05-05-20, 12:09 PM
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Endura astragal replacement

I'm replacing our astragal because it is broken. I have spoken with endura and they seem to be a good choice and will fit more door.

2 questions associated with that.

Does endura have a pretty...
05-03-20, 06:55 PM
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TonyP trying to decide on how much of a lip....

TonyP trying to decide on how much of a lip. Originally I was going to pull the old frame and just frame it with pressure treated 2x4s. I need to set the back a bit so the sheathing and panel fits...
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Got up there today. Cut the wires and pushed them...

Got up there today. Cut the wires and pushed them back through. Trying to decide best way to patch the hole. Use exterior siding sealant after giving the wood a week to dry?

Just use roof patch in...
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I hear you. I like the mounting block idea...

I hear you. I like the mounting block idea without having to cut into the siding, but those may not be the best options. Cutting in and mounting a block as you suggested might be. I need to explore a...
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XSleeper those boxes are 4.5" and a lot of lights...

XSleeper those boxes are 4.5" and a lot of lights use a 4.25 or 4.375. Surprised how tight it's been even with some lights 22" tall. It's a major irritant. Maybe it's my desire for the type of light...
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Holes around light boxes too large

Replacing some lights on the outside of the shop and the holes that the round boxes are set in are cut too big. I need lights with at least a 4.5" wide base to cover them. Those seem hard to find in...
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Thanks for confirming. I need to push on that...

Thanks for confirming. I need to push on that shingle area to make sure it is not soft and swollen causing that issue.

In the meantime, I see some cleaning, filling, caulking, sealing and painting...
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I certainly am no roofer so here is a pic. I...

I certainly am no roofer so here is a pic. I expected I would see 2 complete roofs if it was reroofsd. To my eye, that's not what I saw. If there was a reroof then it looks like they pushed a new...
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Hey look, another leak thread

Had some storms today with wind blowing the rain a bit. This caused a drip in the garage. Cut a hole in the ceiling and found part of the wate . Very little, but enough to wet out some insulation and...
04-22-20, 02:37 PM
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I just want to seal it up to keep nests and...

I just want to seal it up to keep nests and critters out of the space between the ceiling and the roof. It was insulated for chickens and I don't know if it would have done any good. Probably not...
04-21-20, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Silverbullet555

XSleeper you are certainly right. Universal is a...

XSleeper you are certainly right. Universal is a poor word. What I meant was are there replacements not made by the manufacturer.

The lock in our current astragal an endura. I'm guessing they make...
04-20-20, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Silverbullet555

Are locking astragals universal?

The astragal on our french door is broken. Are they mostly universal so I can simply buy a replacement? Our door doesn't have any markings on it so I can't refer to the manufacturer.
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When I did mine, I bought the lag bolt washers...

When I did mine, I bought the lag bolt washers that have little spikes in them. Used a spade bit to counter sink them deep enough.
04-20-20, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Silverbullet555

Marq1 Without heat I'm not sure either. It was...

Marq1 Without heat I'm not sure either. It was converted to a chicken coop at one time so the insulation could buy a little time I guess. The walls are insulated too.

I don't have a hosting site...
04-20-20, 06:22 AM
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Soffit vents on a shed

We have a shed that was on our property when we bought it. I pulled down one of the soffit boards to take care of some wasp nests and discovered that the roof of the shed has at least some...
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AllanJ That is what I went off when I market the...

AllanJ That is what I went off when I market the white wire.

Installed the new lite, all is working as it did. I knew I could just rewire it the same is it came out, but wanted to first learn...
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Zorfdt thank you for that tidbit. I will look at...

Zorfdt thank you for that tidbit. I will look at it and mark it accordingly.
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PJmax thank you for the education. The switch is...

PJmax thank you for the education. The switch is further from the power source than the light so this makes sense as it makes the wiring shorter overall.
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Posted By Silverbullet555

Wire colors mixed exterior porch light.

I pulled a porch light off to replace it as it was looking pretty rough. There is a single switch that controls this light.

I was surprised to see two romex cables inside. But I was more...
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Marq1 That was my initial plan. I can't get to...

Marq1 That was my initial plan. I can't get to the rafters themselves, but attaching a 2x4 across the ceiling into the rafters through the drywall. Then use that to attach the 2x3 supports from that...
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Norm201 Nothing too heavy. But, I know that...

Norm201 Nothing too heavy. But, I know that weight adds up over time. I envision my crates of hunting gear/clothes, holiday decorations, buddy heaters, etc.

I also see some people using hangers...
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