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Today, 11:19 AM
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Try searching online for woodworking suppliers. ...

Try searching online for woodworking suppliers. I just checked Rockler (https://www.rockler.com/brass-ball-catch)and they have the door catches in a variety of diameters.
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There is 3" PVC so you don't need to go up to 4"....

There is 3" PVC so you don't need to go up to 4". I would really get creative if needed to get the rigid PVC home somehow. Maybe a six pack of beverage for a friend with a truck or car that has a...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Remove the screen and washer and try screwing it...

Remove the screen and washer and try screwing it on again. It will fit.
Today, 04:58 AM
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Yes, 3" is approved for a toilet but we don't...

Yes, 3" is approved for a toilet but we don't know where you are located so check your local codes. The requirement for cast iron drain lines is an odd/antique code so who knows what crazy rules you...
Yesterday, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Is your drain pipe 4" or 3"? If it's 4" then you...

Is your drain pipe 4" or 3"? If it's 4" then you may be able to drop down to 3" which might buy you some flexibility.

This might open a can of worms but is installing a couple new floor joists an...
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Views: 103
Posted By Pilot Dane

You just walk in to your local small airport with...

You just walk in to your local small airport with a jug and ask for 5 gallons.

Avgas does not have over the road taxes like auto gas so it can only be sold for aviation purposes. I use it in my...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I don't know about the speaker but that's more...

I don't know about the speaker but that's more lettuce than I like on a sandwich.
Yesterday, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

That depends on how you define efficient. If it...

That depends on how you define efficient. If it means does all the heat of the flame go into your house then the answer is yes. If you mean does all the heat of the flame go into your pot or...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

2.000 feet is a ridiculously low altitude for...

2.000 feet is a ridiculously low altitude for them to worry about re-tuning. Are you sure they didn't say meters? Something closer to 6'000 feet I could understand but 2'000 is probably a number...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

What rail are you referring to? Is it one of the...

What rail are you referring to? Is it one of the door roller tracks or the track for the closer? If it's the closer I would reduce or back off on the down stop location. That should not affect the...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I pull strings marking the post or anchor bolt...

I pull strings marking the post or anchor bolt locations before pouring the concrete. Then the strings are there so you can accurately locate the anchor bolts in the pour. The post brackets have...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

So, does that mean you still haven't repaired or...

So, does that mean you still haven't repaired or replaced the main control board?
Yesterday, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

That is more extensive than I would go to but it...

That is more extensive than I would go to but it should protect the pipe. I would have just installed nail protection plates at the top and bottom plate. It's quite easy to sheetrock that area and...
Yesterday, 05:40 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Where are you located? How big a concern is...

Where are you located? How big a concern is freezing pipes in your area?

I am confused. You said you just moved into this house but everything you are talking about relates to winterizing the...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

The door must be latched for the spin cycle to...

The door must be latched for the spin cycle to operate. It's a safety feature and why there is a lock on the door.
10-19-20, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Many trees enter dormancy in winter. You didn't...

Many trees enter dormancy in winter. You didn't say where you are located so you'll have to figure that out yourself. Deciduous trees will give you a good clue. If their leaves are changing the...
10-19-20, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Note that the clamp Drangd linked is the 20mm...

Note that the clamp Drangd linked is the 20mm size, not 2".
10-19-20, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

When I search online many sources for stainless...

When I search online many sources for stainless steel clamps appear so you can go either way; clamps or u bolts. The two bolt pipe strap are about $15 in stainless.
10-19-20, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I have noticed strange occurrences with modern...

I have noticed strange occurrences with modern smart TV's and using HDMI and HDMI ACR. I've seen the screen resolution, aspec ratio, source, channel all be somehow changed by something I've done on...
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Views: 123
Posted By Pilot Dane

I prefer to use 4" rigid PVC over corrugated...

I prefer to use 4" rigid PVC over corrugated black HDPE. I see PVC in your photo so I would not switch to corrugated. PVC's interior is smooth so it's more resistant to clogging and because it's...
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Views: 126
Posted By Pilot Dane

If all the screws are removed then it probably...

If all the screws are removed then it probably snaps into place. Have you tried prying/pulling the edges of the cover away to see if it wants to move?
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I can't see the bolt slots in your cast iron...

I can't see the bolt slots in your cast iron toilet flange so my first guess is that it needs to be replaced. The metal ring you had was a Band-Aid repair and I've never had them last for very long....
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I get black manganese from my well but they sit...

I get black manganese from my well but they sit on the bottom of the tank like sand. Yours appears to be floating on the surface. Are you using a fireplace or burning candles in the house?
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Do you have a chimney cap? If not then one may...

Do you have a chimney cap? If not then one may help. They act like a little roof over the flue to prevent downdrafts from blowing straight down the chimney. They also can create a bit of a venturi...
10-19-20, 05:00 AM
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Views: 136
Posted By Pilot Dane

Hopefully you won't have trouble now with...

Hopefully you won't have trouble now with condensation between the panes of glass.
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