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09-02-07, 12:11 AM
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this topic caught my eye. I live in a mobile home...

this topic caught my eye. I live in a mobile home with a manufacture date of 3-18-87. Is there any chance of asbestos in the ceiling? I have popcorn throughout and I hate it, any time anything...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By marineman227

Maybe this is a stupid question but if you have...

Maybe this is a stupid question but if you have multiple pieces to cut why don't you watch your dad do the first one, then have him help you do the next couple, then just supervise while you cut the...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,153
Posted By marineman227

Bummer, how do you strip stain? Just sand all the...

Bummer, how do you strip stain? Just sand all the way through or is there a product that actually pulls the stain color back out of the wood? If I have to start over I'll probably do a different...
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Views: 2,153
Posted By marineman227

Lightening stained wood

I stained some wood for my new project and it came out too dark, is there any way to lighten it up? I know I like the color because I've used it on other projects I just put it on too heavy for too...
08-19-07, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By marineman227

Why not just open the phonebook and start calling...

Why not just open the phonebook and start calling around. Many newer contractors will do free estimates until they have a solid enough base that they don't have to and with the current slowdown in...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By marineman227

I wouldn't worry about the differential or...

I wouldn't worry about the differential or t-case. It's not hard to do if you decide down the road that you want to.

The tranny if you plan on keeping the vehicle for a long time I'd get a flush...
06-03-07, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,025
Posted By marineman227

Definitely hold off on any finishing. I recently...

Definitely hold off on any finishing. I recently bought my first home, it's a 1986 mobile home that was very off level. Didn't need moving but they raised it 4 inches and leveled it. I ended up with...
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Views: 1,841
Posted By marineman227

hotinokc your friends problem eventually getting...

hotinokc your friends problem eventually getting down to the 2 gears sounds like clutch packs going. Not sure if it's on all cars but the GM truck trannies I'm familiar with 2nd and R are usually the...
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Views: 1,841
Posted By marineman227

Almost sounds like the varying temps are changing...

Almost sounds like the varying temps are changing the viscosity of your tranny oil and somehow affecting your line pressures that's a new one to me and don't know anything that could be done to fix...
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By marineman227

If you're ok removing it on your own if you bring...

If you're ok removing it on your own if you bring a starter into autozone they will test it for you.

But before you go racing out to get it tested make sure the starter itself is grounded well and...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By marineman227

Read the code on your own using the above advice...

Read the code on your own using the above advice then fix it and the code should clear itself within 50 miles.

I know autozone will scan OBDII codes free I'd think they'd have a OBDI code reader...
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Views: 936
Posted By marineman227

You can raise it a little if you want but on a...

You can raise it a little if you want but on a F/I vehicle it's not as easy as it was on old carb motors. Your idle is computer controlled so you will need to go to a dealer or custom tuner to have...
06-02-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,305
Posted By marineman227

If you decide to continue removing it I would shy...

If you decide to continue removing it I would shy away from a heat gun unless you have a decent variable setting one to get just barely enough heat to soften the glue. Setting the dresser outside on...
06-02-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By marineman227

Like above never hire an uninsured contractor no...

Like above never hire an uninsured contractor no matter the price. That pretty much makes them the same as anyone here, they're just a handyman that thinks they can make money by going out an doing...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By marineman227

Talk to the dealer. There is a way to do it but I...

Talk to the dealer. There is a way to do it but I don't know what it is offhand. It's some goofy code like turning them on and off with the switch 3 times then dome overide button then push 3 on the...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By marineman227

At 30,000 I wouldn't worry about it. If you're...

At 30,000 I wouldn't worry about it. If you're slightly technically inclined you can handle it yourself. I'd wait till around 60,000 to do it then just remove the pan and let the fluid that comes out...
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Views: 20,847
Posted By marineman227

worm drive

My saw of choice is the Bosch wormdrive. The blade is on the left so making cuts for right handers is easier. You can see the blade without trying to look around however be ready because there's...
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Views: 1,223
Posted By marineman227

Thanks for the replys guys, i will keep all of...

Thanks for the replys guys, i will keep all of your tips in mind as i look. Does anyone know of any online places to look for refurbished or used tools other than ebay or should i just start hitting...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By marineman227

Air Nailer combo's

Has anybody seen any good buys lately on an Air Nailer combo kit. Looking preferably for a compressor, Framing Nailer, and Finish Nailer. Brad Nailer would be nice but not necissary. I was reading...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,782
Posted By marineman227

My dad runs a steel erecting company if that...

My dad runs a steel erecting company if that counts and they use a few different tools but primarily they use hilti. A major part of that is the other brands listed here rarely have the power of the...
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Views: 5,458
Posted By marineman227

I got the same flyer in the mail the other day...

I got the same flyer in the mail the other day and it actually came in quite usefull. I kept the drill bit ruler thingy that really isn't any good but hey i got free address labels with my address...
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Views: 1,704
Posted By marineman227

I have a yamaha waverunner (91 model) and don't...

I have a yamaha waverunner (91 model) and don't know what could be causing the overheating. If you have propulsion i believe it's that same water that passes through the pwc to create propulsion is...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,479
Posted By marineman227

I would have to agree that what you get should...

I would have to agree that what you get should depend on how much you plan to use the boat and what kind of extras you want on it. Also what size are you considering medium for a lake, different boat...
08-21-06, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By marineman227

i know you won't want to run there every time you...

i know you won't want to run there every time you have to pee but if you have a YMCA membership you can go there just to shower and leave. Otherwise at my parents house when we had to cut out our...
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