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06-22-20, 09:55 AM
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Posted By HedleyLamar

Who knows anything about Lantana's?

My wife sends me a photo of a small flowering plant and says "I want one". It's called a Lantana. The flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies - who wouldn't want that? I just happened to be...
06-02-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By HedleyLamar

Packing washer issues

Hi.

I rebuilt my two exterior frost-proof faucets. Now the one leaks big-time when a hose is attached. Packing material, I'm sure... Because the old packing washer is all compressed at the...
05-15-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By HedleyLamar

"Some are 16:1.....32:1....40:1....etc. It is...

"Some are 16:1.....32:1....40:1....etc. It is best to use fresh gas..."

Not necessarily so. Mathematically, there's very little difference between 40:1 and 50:1. A two stroke engine recommending...
05-10-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By HedleyLamar

Concrete statuary repair

Hi. The Mrs received her concrete garden gnome with a broken foot. (There's a No Return policy in play.) It's a clean break. I know I epoxy it somehow. What's the best product to use?

Thanks
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Views: 242
Posted By HedleyLamar

Yes - attached to the joists for stability. ...

Yes - attached to the joists for stability. Shelves will be 18 X 24-ish 1/2" plywood. Nothing over 50# will be on each shelf..
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Views: 242
Posted By HedleyLamar

I'm attaching them to the ceiling joists.

I'm attaching them to the ceiling joists.
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Views: 242
Posted By HedleyLamar

What's stronger for shelving ?

An 8ft 2 x 2, or an 8ft 1 X 4?

For the vertical supports on some basement shelving.

Thanks.
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By HedleyLamar

Thanks, everybody. :)

Thanks, everybody. :)
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By HedleyLamar

Wifi antenna aiming

Does it make a difference if I adjust the three antennas on my wifi router? There are a couple of areas of weak signals in my split-level house. Is it just a hit-or-miss experiment of moving the...
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By HedleyLamar

I just looked that up. It doesn't look too bad. ...

I just looked that up. It doesn't look too bad. (Besides, the Civic is a lease, so there's no sense installing anything permanent.)

Thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By HedleyLamar

Add-on heated seats

Hi.

My wife is addicted to the heated seats in my Grand Cherokee - so much that I'm "persuaded" to swap cars with her on cold days. (Both cars' heaters work fine, of course, but that's not the...
12-09-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By HedleyLamar

This semi-old man thanks you!

This semi-old man thanks you!
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Views: 280
Posted By HedleyLamar

Excellent advice, y'all. Thanks.

Excellent advice, y'all. Thanks.
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Views: 280
Posted By HedleyLamar

Plastic gas tank repair?

I started a new thread since my situation took a left turn...

Previously, I replaced a carburetor on an old Ariens snow blower. 'Runs fine, now. But the gas tank has a leak.

The snow blower...
12-02-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By HedleyLamar

I thank everyone for their input. I'll ponder...

I thank everyone for their input. I'll ponder the possibilities.

Here's a thought: How about a timer? Hit "Open" and it runs for 5 seconds (or whatever), hit it again to open further.?. I'm no...
11-26-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By HedleyLamar

Here's a couple. Second one is "worm's eye view"....

Here's a couple. Second one is "worm's eye view".

I don't know why these photos get rotated 90 degrees...

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11-25-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By HedleyLamar

'Crapped out. The tag with model, serial #, etc....

'Crapped out. The tag with model, serial #, etc. is blank. 'Probably faded after 25+ years. (or never completed to begin with)

Here's a picture, and the motor tag, FWIW.

The other tag says Link...
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By HedleyLamar

Nope. Plastic - with a crack near a bolt hole on...

Nope. Plastic - with a crack near a bolt hole on the bottom. The running joke with my wife is that it's a job for FlexTape... Not gonna happen. Let's do it right.
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By HedleyLamar

Here's an update; 'Bolted on my new eBay...

Here's an update;

'Bolted on my new eBay carburetor, and it fired right up and purrs like a kitten.
Son-of-a-....
My fuel tank has a leak!
Back to the online search.
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By HedleyLamar

wi-fi router upgrade

I have Spectrum Hi-Speed internet. Their modem, my router.

I'm thinking that I need to upgrade my router. The one I have is "entry level". In the time that has passed since I bought it, we now...
11-22-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By HedleyLamar

Commercial garage door opener

Hi.

My shop has a 12' X 14' overhead garage door. The wall mounted switch is the basic "Open. Close. Stop." variety.

I'd like to be able to press the "open" button and have it automatically...
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By HedleyLamar

Thanks AJ. :):):):) (Must type 25 characters...)

Thanks AJ. :):):):) (Must type 25 characters...)
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By HedleyLamar

... as long as it runs. Maybe I'll make my next...

... as long as it runs. Maybe I'll make my next snow blower "numbers matching". ;)
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By HedleyLamar

That looks like it could be the one. I was...

That looks like it could be the one. I was prepared to pay that much for a rebuild kit... I'll look further into it. Thanks.
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By HedleyLamar

Dang. This was supposed to be (and might do...

Dang. This was supposed to be (and might do better being) posted in Outdoor Equipment, Can a Moderator move it?
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