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11-18-12, 07:47 PM
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Trouble with GFCI resetting

OK, so I had an existing wall switch that I added to so I used the existing power coming in to add the new switch. I've drawn a diagram of what have wired so far.

I am trying to wire this new...
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Views: 914
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Husky chainsaw

Maybe someone can help me figure this thing out... http://i.imgur.com/oW3z6.jpg

I bought what I think is a Husky Rancher model 55 chainsaw. I haven't been able to find much info on this at all. ...
10-29-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By RIKIL

Bath remodel

I am going to remodel my bathroom and I've started to look at what I have to work with to identify the problems. So far I have one...

pictures here: bath - Imgur (http://imgur.com/a/l3ual)
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09-04-12, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,785
Posted By RIKIL

Need to connect PVC at a strange angle

I have a water supply line for my sprinklers that comes out of the house and needs to immediately go straight down where it will connect to the pipes in the ground. Typically this would be something...
07-30-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By RIKIL

Thanks, I will make sure and sharpen the blade. ...

Thanks, I will make sure and sharpen the blade.

And thanks to everyone who chimed in with this thread, whatever I did, looks like I did it right
07-30-12, 07:35 AM
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Views: 1,868
Posted By RIKIL

Well, looks like it turned out pretty good, I am...

Well, looks like it turned out pretty good, I am just about ready to cut it for the first time. This was 100% bare just a few weeks ago - http://i.imgur.com/7JwoQ.jpg
07-02-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By RIKIL

OK, so don't get me wrong with this question in...

OK, so don't get me wrong with this question in that I understand you are trying to help but I question if it's too hot out. I have read 3 different articles about the sun and temp for planting...
07-01-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By RIKIL

The perfect lawn

This Saturday I'm going to rent a tiller and till my yard and plant grass from seed. Once I get the ground prepped to where I want it, what is the best way to plant the grass so I get really thick...
07-01-12, 06:52 PM
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Views: 3,081
Posted By RIKIL

I have most everything killed in the yard except...

I have most everything killed in the yard except in a few places it looks like I am getting sprouts of some sort of bush or tree. It seems to get burned by the roundup but keeps growing.

Is there...
04-26-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,081
Posted By RIKIL

Need to replant my grass

Very soon I will be putting a completely new sprinkler system in my yard. Once that is complete I need to kill all the existing grass in the yard and replant from seed.

I am wondering what is the...
04-02-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,476
Posted By RIKIL

Getting close...in fact, if I had tile I would be...

Getting close...in fact, if I had tile I would be putting it down now. We will get some sort of porcelain tile and it'll be 3/8" thick. Just don't know size or color yet.

Should the tile and...
04-02-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By RIKIL

When it was all said and done, I changed nothing....

When it was all said and done, I changed nothing. Well, the Teflon tape, but nothing else.

I found some of those valves in the picture but the problem I have is that my copper supply pipes...
03-27-12, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By RIKIL

Thanks guys. I think I know the ones that Zorfdt...

Thanks guys. I think I know the ones that Zorfdt describes with the handle in the middle. I hadn't seen those in a while but that would work. Otherwise, what was in the picture should work as...
03-27-12, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By RIKIL

New valves for washer

For my washer I have something similar to this: http://www.ncwhomeinspections.com/system/files/userfiles/hose_bib_IMG_6618_640x582.jpg

That type of valve is not threaded on to the copper (1/2"),...
03-27-12, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,476
Posted By RIKIL

I am not yet sure what tile we will get so I...

I am not yet sure what tile we will get so I don't know how tall it will be. Although, the height of the tiles at Lowes seems to be about 3/8" so I was thinking that would be good to use in my head...
03-25-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,476
Posted By RIKIL

Tile and Wood

Would someone be able to advise me on what my options are in this situation where wood will meet tile? http://i.imgur.com/00bdM.jpg

I am removing the linoleum and will be installing some size of...
08-29-11, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By RIKIL

Dimmer for LEDs?

I have a set of LEDs that I bought from Ace Hardware. They are for mounting outside.

What I'd like to do is mount these on my deck and then run an extension cord to a plug attached to a switch....
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Views: 1,305
Posted By RIKIL

Been a bit busy otherwise I would have told...

Been a bit busy otherwise I would have told everyone (thanks for helping) that we passed the framing inspection just the other day so we are good to go.
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Views: 1,305
Posted By RIKIL

the posts are anchored by a bracket that is in...

the posts are anchored by a bracket that is in concrete so I am not sure if I can turn the post, sounds like it would be the way to go but just not sure I can.

The post is ~4 feet tall that holds...
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Views: 1,305
Posted By RIKIL

already called them...no dice, but thx though.

already called them...no dice, but thx though.
Replies: 10
Views: 1,305
Posted By RIKIL

Deck + Joist problem

I am having a deck built and have run into a situation and I will try my best to describe the problem.

I have a rectangular deck with an octagon shaped deck on the side of the rectangular deck. ...
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Views: 9,597
Posted By RIKIL

OK, I got some of that stuff, wasn't that...

OK, I got some of that stuff, wasn't that expensive. I am not sure how long it should take, but I'll keep an eye on it.
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Views: 9,597
Posted By RIKIL

polyurethane hardener

I have some older cans of polyurethane wood stain that I wanted to see if I can add something to the can to make the remaining polyurethane harden in the can so it becomes inert and I can throw it...
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Views: 959
Posted By RIKIL

Unallocated Space

I have been expanding to a larger hard drive and I ran into a little problem.

I used a program to try and expand the size of a current volume. I wanted to add 250MB to a volume but what it did...
07-25-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By RIKIL

Clamp

In my main breaker panel I have a 2" hole where I had a clamp with wires running through it. I have moved some of the wiring around and now that same 2" clamp isn't able to clamp down on the wires. ...
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