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05-01-20, 06:04 AM
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Ginko tree question

About 3 years ago we bought our home and it came with a female ginko tree in the front yard. We soon figured out that the fruit it drops is messy, stinky and there's a lot of it. We are considering...
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I agree that inkjet cartridges are for the birds....

I agree that inkjet cartridges are for the birds. We had two homes and whenever we went to the "other" home the printer would be dried up... have to buy new carts... frustrating.

I recently...
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Thanks for the suggestion... i have a smart...

Thanks for the suggestion... i have a smart charger for winter storage of vehicles, i'll give that a try.
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Battery charger question

We have a 12 volt electric toy car for the grandkids. The car will run for about an hour and half to two hours on a charge. It takes 10-12 hours to recharge the battery (!). This is, of course,...
12-01-18, 09:11 AM
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Got it! Thanks guys, great suggestions.

Got it! Thanks guys, great suggestions.
12-01-18, 07:53 AM
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Battery powered battery charger? Will this work?

I have a vehicle that i want to store over the winter months. I'm thinking of storing it in a rental storage unit. The storage unit does not have power to run a battery maintainer/charger.
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Posted By aces-n-eights

You mentioned your electric impact wrench is...

You mentioned your electric impact wrench is failing. I recently bought a Milwaukee M18 cordless impact wrench. Here's a link...
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10-25-18, 09:09 AM
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Views: 2,222
Posted By aces-n-eights

I have hearing aids provided by the VA. They seem...

I have hearing aids provided by the VA. They seem to work pretty well. I don't use them all the time - play sports and don't like them there, play with the grandkids, don't use them there - kids are...
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Views: 649
Posted By aces-n-eights

I searched for GM 4L80E on youtube and found a...

I searched for GM 4L80E on youtube and found a lot of videos on how to assemble and service these transmissions. You might want to check a few to see if any of the videos answers your question.
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I found this post on a honda site... might be...

I found this post on a honda site... might be worth a try...

I clipped a boulder sticking out a bit on a country lane and the engine cut out. Had to tow the car home, couldn't figure it out for a...
10-02-18, 04:43 PM
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Views: 845
Posted By aces-n-eights

Thanks pattenp, i think i got most of that! So...

Thanks pattenp, i think i got most of that! So what you're saying is that i CAN'T use MHF for a 100a circuit. I can use it with a 90a breaker/circuit...right?

I'm not sure i understand the...
10-02-18, 07:35 AM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Got it, good advice. The run is about 60'...

Got it, good advice.

The run is about 60' and the soil is easy to dig - i don't anticipate any problems digging a 24" deep trench to bury the wire.

I think i'll go with 100a service to the...
10-02-18, 06:22 AM
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Views: 845
Posted By aces-n-eights

Sub panel in my detached garage

I'm sure this has been asked before but i've not been able to find the answers to my questions. Anyway...

I want to upgrade the electrical service in my detached garage. Currently it has 2 wires...
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Views: 429
Posted By aces-n-eights

Hey guys, thanks for the suggestions. I...

Hey guys, thanks for the suggestions. I restarted everything, no joy. But I was able to stumble on a window that let me add a new printer, it listed my printer and that got me going. The little...
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Views: 429
Posted By aces-n-eights

Can't get printer to connect to Mac thru wifi

I have a MacBookPro (OS High Sierra, 10.13.6) that is connected to our wifi router. We have an HP printer that is also on the same wireless network.

The Mac does not "see" the printer.

I've...
09-06-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By aces-n-eights

Actually another question... When building the...

Actually another question... When building the vent with rigid foam, what size material should I use for the blocks? Is 1" enough? How to install - glue...screws?

Thanks
09-06-18, 07:26 AM
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Views: 674
Posted By aces-n-eights

Got it, thanks. I need to get a spray contractor...

Got it, thanks. I need to get a spray contractor in here and get an estimate and go from there. You've really helped me figure out the best way to insulate this old house.
09-06-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By aces-n-eights

Thanks Bud, as always. It looks like from the...

Thanks Bud, as always. It looks like from the GBA article the best solution for me is to spray foam insulation, at least in the hips. Could spray be done over the entire roof system? Probably...
09-06-18, 04:37 AM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

I had similar symptoms in my home and after lot...

I had similar symptoms in my home and after lot of chasing around it turned out there was a loose connection at the pole outside my house. This was the responsibility of the power company. You...
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Views: 570
Posted By aces-n-eights

"Didn't your parents tell you if it sounds too...

"Didn't your parents tell you if it sounds too good to be true..."

Exactly! That's why i'm asking... :)
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Views: 570
Posted By aces-n-eights

Good comments about the warranty. I'm sure there...

Good comments about the warranty. I'm sure there is a lot of fine print that needs to be read and understood.

Just curious if anyone has actually done this...
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Views: 570
Posted By aces-n-eights

25 year exterior paint? Really?

I've been hearing some local advertising for a product called Rhino Shield. They claim you "never have to paint the exterior of your home again". The website says there is a 25 year warranty.
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09-03-18, 12:40 PM
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Views: 674
Posted By aces-n-eights

Bud... or anyone else that wants to opine... a...

Bud... or anyone else that wants to opine... a couple more questions...

I'm thinking the best approach to insulating the attic/ roof is to insulate the entire roof system. The house is a two...
08-29-18, 04:26 AM
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Views: 674
Posted By aces-n-eights

Thanks again, Bud. I appreciate your expertise. ...

Thanks again, Bud. I appreciate your expertise. It appears this house is woefully under insulated (we just bought the house a year or so ago...). It looks like I have a larger project ahead of me...
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