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Thank you so much! I was also leaning towards...

Thank you so much! I was also leaning towards the hangers but wasnít sure if I was just over thinking it or not.

the good news is that Iíll only need the blocking where the 45ís meet the picture...
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Blocking for 45-Degree Decking with a Picture Frame

Hey everyone! Iím planning out a new deck for my home and am looking for some advice on the blocking. Iím planning on using Trex Composite Decking with two deck boards running around the border on...
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Thanks, I'm going to go ahead and order a...

Thanks, I'm going to go ahead and order a replacement cup part since both spools produce the same issue. Once I get it installed I can see if that resolves the problem or post back.
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Alright so today before I did my yardwork I took...

Alright so today before I did my yardwork I took out the spool and cleaned the cup (it really wasn't that dirty to begin with) there was just some minor grass inside. After reassembly it still had...
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Thanks for the reply cheese, I'll have to clean...

Thanks for the reply cheese, I'll have to clean out the cup and see if that fixes the issue.

I'll have to check the throttle cable to see if that fixes it, I know I initially just figured the idle...
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Troy Bilt Gas Trimmer Cutting Head Issue

Hello everyone. I'm trying to figure out an odd issue with my Troy Bilt TB525CS 4 Cycle Gas trimmer. The issue I'm having is it keeps going through string excessively, even if its just sitting at...
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On / off switch wires on a Briggs and Stratton engine

Hey everyone! My snowblower won't start and it has a Briggs and Stratton engine on it (pull cord no electric) and when I was inspecting it I see only one wire coming from the on / off switch. It...
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Yea I got it direct from sears, only took about 3...

Yea I got it direct from sears, only took about 3 days to get here. It started by me calling to see if they had one in a store in the area but they didn't so I just said ill get it shipped in.
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I got the full kit, the sales person said it came...

I got the full kit, the sales person said it came with all the gears, bushings, and some grease. It was only about 40 including shipping too.

I'll take a look at the instructions you posted as...
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So I should just be able to press the button and...

So I should just be able to press the button and see which way it spins and when it shuts off it will either be fully up or fully down?

I'll look at the instructions as well once the parts arrive...
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Replacing gear on a craftsman garage door opener

Hello! Last week the door opener stopped working, I discovered that the plastic gear inside was extremely worn out and shredded apart. I ordered a new kit and plan to replace it when it arrives.
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Hey guys, sorry for the delayed response. I was...

Hey guys, sorry for the delayed response. I was away this weekend. Its a White Rodgers Model 36C03 Part No. 37-5781C Gas Valve

I'm going to try to get some more accurate measurements on the gas...
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Yeah it still runs like a champ too! 260k miles...

Yeah it still runs like a champ too! 260k miles on her!! She might be winding down though, with needing new tires in the next ~3 months, and some oil leaks. I don't really feel like tearing the...
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I can't believe they had to put a connector pipe...

I can't believe they had to put a connector pipe that just gets pushed into the WP, no flange or nothing. There is a bracket on the pipe to help hold it there, but still. Why not just run the lower...
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Google doesn't seem to be as friendly to me on...

Google doesn't seem to be as friendly to me on this as I would like! The google search turns up great information on replacing the pump itself, but none mention the pipe connecting the pump to the...
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I'm assuming it would be against code as well...

I'm assuming it would be against code as well since your going beyond what the manufacturer recommends. Regardless even for the little gas it would save reducing it down to 140,000 is worth it IMO,...
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1994 Ford Taurus Coolant Leak on water pump inlet

Heyy guys, I'm working on a '94 Taurus with the 3.8 L engine. It started a coolant leak a little bit ago. I pressure tested the system and found it actually held pressure pretty good, there is...
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I didn't think an extra 8000 Btu/hr was worth...

I didn't think an extra 8000 Btu/hr was worth worrying about but I wanted to get the opinion of some of you guys. Plus I wasn't sure if the boilers input should be reduced for altitude at all even...
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Gas Input too High

Hello, I have a Weil-McLain, model #: CG-5-SPON series 11 natural gas hot water boiler, I was just looking things over prior to bringing it operational this season.

After cleaning it out, I fired...
12-27-11, 01:10 AM
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I couldn't agree more! They never seem to blend...

I couldn't agree more! They never seem to blend in 100% again. I've just never been a fan of texturing to begin with though either! I'm just going to make sure all the joints get feathered out far...
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That is definitely one important details that...

That is definitely one important details that would have been more than likely overlooked!! Thank-You!! I noticed the heated towel racks on Runtal's site whenever I was checking out the baseboard...
12-26-11, 02:25 PM
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Yeah I realize this is heavily depended on...

Yeah I realize this is heavily depended on personal opinions. I think i'll just check all the framing for any major imperfections prior to applying the sheetrock.

I've been reading a lot of...
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Thanks for all the responses everyone! I'm...

Thanks for all the responses everyone!

I'm definitely going to be using a parallel installation to help deliver the same water temperature to all radiators. Additionally I'm leaning towards...
12-25-11, 09:57 PM
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Posted By kingjim9

Wall Texturing - Need Opinions

Hey Everyone!

I'm working in the planning phase of a remodel of a home that was built in 1936. All of the home will be remodeled and replaced with sheetrock.

I'm looking to get opinions...
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New Hydronic Heating Design

Hey guys! Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas!

I'm renovating a home that was built in 1936, currently it has a hot water boiler with one heating zone for the entire house and uses cast iron...
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