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Question Trimming around Pocket Door and Laundry Sink

Hi everyone,

I wanted to see what people's thoughts on a final trimming around a pocket door were. The sink butts up right against the side of the pocket wall. One of the photos shows me holding...
12-28-18, 10:32 AM
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I used Lafarge Rapid Coat Mid-Weight Joint...

I used Lafarge Rapid Coat Mid-Weight Joint Compound and its a few years old never frozen and my bucket was still sealed. The joint compound wasn't separated when I mixed it up or smell at all. Each...
12-28-18, 09:43 AM
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I used kilz pva primer. I wiped the walls with a...

I used kilz pva primer. I wiped the walls with a micro fiber mop maybe I should have used a sponge?. I'm using mid weight mud.

As it currently stands, what process should i follow? A or B...
12-27-18, 07:12 PM
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Yup I tapped originally, I might have scrapped...

Yup I tapped originally, I might have scrapped pretty hard this last time. This is the only section of wall that is giving me issues.
12-27-18, 05:59 PM
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Question Paint peeling, some bubbling and joint compound issues

I put up new drywall a year ago, mudded and sanded. A few months later I primed the drywall with PVA primer. A week or so later I painted the walls. I wasn't happy with a few spots of the wall, being...
02-17-18, 08:34 PM
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Pretty sure a 40 amp breaker is made for 8 awg.

Pretty sure a 40 amp breaker is made for 8 awg.
02-17-18, 07:26 PM
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Question Thoughts on Wiring a Temporary 220 Outlet for Welding

Hi everyone,

I need to do some welding on my truck, replace some rusty lower panel sheet metal. I have it my garage which currently only has one outlet for lights. My welder is a Lincoln Electric,...
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Thumbs up Thanks for all the help guys, think I will go...

Thanks for all the help guys, think I will go with option 2 :)
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So looking at the code 1/4 inch will work: Bed...

So looking at the code 1/4 inch will work:
Bed Joints +/- 1/8 inch (or: 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch)
Head Joints -1/4 to +3/8 inches (or: 1/8 inch to 3/4 inch)

Bruce great thinking. If I do cut,...
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Question Great Ideas

Guys thanks for all the ideas so far! :coffee::D

I have 3 more mortar joints in the 4ft wall left. Basically 2 full of 8" block and my 4" top block. If I made the joints 1/4 inch, I could save...
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Question New Cinder Block Wall about a Half Inch Higher then Old Wall

Hi everyone,

I am adding a small extension about 36" out x 36' long to extend my kitchen, office, and dining room. It will have a footer and block wall (8"). I am about half way up on the block...
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Question Copper to Steal Do I need a Brass Fitting

Thanks Spot, yes the tank was suppose to come factory at 40 PSI. If I recall it was 30 something instead. I charged the tank to 60 PSI to match city pressure.

I just took my schrader valve tool...
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Hey Carbide yes its a THERM-X-TROL ST-5. ...

Hey Carbide yes its a THERM-X-TROL ST-5.

Good idea I have the valve stem tool. I'll give it a try. After filling it now I put the old saliva on it and didn't see any bubbles. Might have to wait a...
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Question Expansion Tank Lost its Precharge - Radiant Heating System - Is My Tank Failing?

Hi all,

I have a radiant heating system. I use a Vertex to provide domestic water for my system as well as hot water for the radiant heating system. I am doing my yearly checks on the system. I...
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No i have just tested at 30rc. I will give the...

No i have just tested at 30rc. I will give the ones you mentioned a try today.
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Thanks for the move PJmax, Car is a 2000...

Thanks for the move PJmax,

Car is a 2000 saab 9-3 convertible. I have the factory manual aka the WIS and the wiring diagram. Power or ground (Not sure because its not clear in the WIS) comes from...
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Question Automotive Electrical - DC - Test Light or Multi-Meter to Find Issue (saab)

Hi all,

I had a few questions (hopefully I am in the correct forum). So I have a car that the third brake lights are not coming on when I step on the brakes. The car has a testing feature and as...
09-06-16, 01:53 PM
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Just doing my siding and I installed 1.5"eps, I...

Just doing my siding and I installed 1.5"eps, I had my electrician come and disconnect it from the wall and let it hang from the overhang with some brackets. If you leave it attached and don't...
10-26-15, 03:22 PM
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Posted By cloves

Thank you for the reply Keith!

Thank you for the reply Keith!
10-26-15, 01:28 PM
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Question Vinyl Siding - Which Size J-Channel for Soffit Panels?

Hi everyone,

I am currently residing my place. The siding I am using uses 5/8 J-Channel. I placed one of the vinyl soffit vents in the 5/8 J-Channel and there is was too much extra space which...
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lol. Yeah I guess its going to make sense to...

lol.

Yeah I guess its going to make sense to use the same base molding since this is a 2 door closet.
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Base Molding Inside Closet Need to Match Outside?

Hi everyone,

I was curious and wanted to ask. Currently I am redoing the inside of a house. We picked up base floor molding that is 5 1/4 inches high. I started working on the inside of the...
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Thanks for the feedback so far. TOHeating,...

Thanks for the feedback so far.

TOHeating, looks you were correct, my heating guy just sent me this:

"closed systems are filled by a boiler fill valve, to 12 psi , tank should have 12 psi cold...
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Radiant Heat - Closed System - Expansion Tank PSI Settings?

Hi everyone,

I have an AO Smith Vertex which I am using to provide my domestic hot water and hot water for my closed system radiant heat system.

The domestic supply line has an expansion tank...
09-23-14, 01:09 PM
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I think adding the regulator (inside) tacked on...

I think adding the regulator (inside) tacked on another $90 dollars. I played dumb and as always just doing due diligence. Contractors out here are insane sometimes with quotes.

Here is the meter,...
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