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08-27-20, 12:04 PM
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Thank you. If a pneumatic T50 works well, I'll...

Thank you. If a pneumatic T50 works well, I'll just pick up one of them. It's nice to know the staples will be readily available too.
08-27-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By SuperSquirrel

And when you say 3/8 or 5/16, you're talking...

And when you say 3/8 or 5/16, you're talking about the width of the staple, and not the depth of the prongs? (Sorry if I'm not using the right staple terminology).
08-27-20, 07:50 AM
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Views: 508
Posted By SuperSquirrel

Upholstery stapler vs narrow-crown

I'm going to be doing webbing for a couch. I have a T50-type manual staple gun that I've used for small projects and repairs, but I think it'll kill me for a large job. I also have a narrow-crown...
08-02-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 613
Posted By SuperSquirrel

I had a pretty nasty crabgrass infestation a...

I had a pretty nasty crabgrass infestation a couple years ago. I did basically what PD suggested. Hit it at the end of summer with a product containing quinclorac. Once the crabgrass was dead, I...
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Views: 1,615
Posted By SuperSquirrel

I'm on the HF mailing list and received an email...

I'm on the HF mailing list and received an email today, informing me that some of the replacement jack stands have defects too. I'm posting the letter for anyone who might not get the HF mail.
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By SuperSquirrel

There is a possibility that there may be...

There is a possibility that there may be "pending" codes that have not yet caused the CEL to set. The scanner I have will note these codes with a (P) after them. An actual misfire should set a CEL...
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Views: 603
Posted By SuperSquirrel

Interestingly, I just read a clarification to our...

Interestingly, I just read a clarification to our "stay at home" order, which states that "recreational boating is not an outdoor exercise activity." Now, that in and of itself could use some...
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Views: 603
Posted By SuperSquirrel

Stay-at-home orders are less about the means and...

Stay-at-home orders are less about the means and more about the motivation. If you have to go get groceries, you can walk, drive, ride a motorcycle, or take a covered wagon. If you're going to go to...
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Views: 533
Posted By SuperSquirrel

Your profile says you're in Arlington, so contact...

Your profile says you're in Arlington, so contact these people: https://recycling.arlingtonva.us/household-hazmat/

They have a household hazardous materials drop-off facility.
02-29-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By SuperSquirrel

If you're on municipal water, then the water...

If you're on municipal water, then the water pressure in your house is a function of the water pressure of the municipal mains. If you turn off your main shut-off, so you're not drawing in city water...
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Views: 847
Posted By SuperSquirrel

Lawrosa is correct, if your business partner has...

Lawrosa is correct, if your business partner has put your text conversation on Do Not Disturb mode (can apply to individual or group texts), your partner won't get an audible notification.

They...
02-18-20, 12:37 PM
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Views: 629
Posted By SuperSquirrel

Thank you. My biggest concern was making sure...

Thank you. My biggest concern was making sure they're not a wood-destroying bug. More of them showed up after my post, but they seem to be gone today.

They do look close to the salmon fly, or...
02-17-20, 10:36 AM
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Views: 629
Posted By SuperSquirrel

What's this winged bug?

I saw about 10 of them on the outside of my house. What might it be?
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Views: 748
Posted By SuperSquirrel

A minor point of order: The OBW 3.6R, with the 6...

A minor point of order: The OBW 3.6R, with the 6 cylinder engine, was paired with their 5EAT "traditional" 5-speed automatic transmission up through 2014. In 2015, the 3.6R also received the CVT.
11-02-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By SuperSquirrel

The nutrient analysis tells you how much...

The nutrient analysis tells you how much nutrients -- nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium (N-P-K) -- are in your fertilizer. So your 32-0-10 fertilizer has 32% nitrogen by weight, and your 20-6-7 has 20%...
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Views: 294
Posted By SuperSquirrel

Blueskin does make several self-adhering roofing...

Blueskin does make several self-adhering roofing underlayment products that advertise the features PD mentions. But if you've already got a bunch of the foundation waterproofer laying around that you...
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Views: 521
Posted By SuperSquirrel

Also keep in mind that off-roading is not just...

Also keep in mind that off-roading is not just about equipment, but the knowledge and skill of the driver. It's no different than the people who go out and buy a million dollar super-car, and...
07-10-19, 07:19 AM
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Views: 721
Posted By SuperSquirrel

DSL and voice telephone service can and do run on...

DSL and voice telephone service can and do run on the same twisted pair. Did you install DSL filters at the phone jacks that your phone handsets are connected to?

ETA: Looking at the module in the...
06-30-19, 07:39 AM
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Views: 1,390
Posted By SuperSquirrel

For what it's worth, the last time I had my 20+...

For what it's worth, the last time I had my 20+ year old furnace serviced, the tech measured 10 ppm CO in the stack, and 0 CO next to the furnace. He said, "All done, looks good."
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Views: 1,257
Posted By SuperSquirrel

I would like to say that I can cut in by hand,...

I would like to say that I can cut in by hand, but I can't. I'm just not that steady. So I do use tape. In my experience, you get what you pay for. I got a contractor pack of the store-brand blue...
05-30-19, 03:26 PM
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Views: 1,918
Posted By SuperSquirrel

I found this discussion elsewhere. Opinion seems...

I found this discussion elsewhere. Opinion seems to be it's some kind of moth in a cocoon.

https://biology.stackexchange.com/questions/47912/identify-this-smooth-cocoon-worm-from-southern-india
05-26-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,902
Posted By SuperSquirrel

A gas range's combustion products are...

A gas range's combustion products are room-vented, and they do not produce visible smoke under normal operating conditions.

Do you have individual water heaters for domestic water (showers etc) in...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,965
Posted By SuperSquirrel

I asked my local votech high school once, and was...

I asked my local votech high school once, and was told no, not a chance. The liability was too great. Even if their insurance would let them, they're not set up like a functioning business. The...
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By SuperSquirrel

Search for "automotive upholstery" near you. ...

Search for "automotive upholstery" near you.

The leather is a cover that goes over the metal and foam framework of the seat. The dealer could sell you a new one, but looking online, yes, they want...
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By SuperSquirrel

They may or may not be bonded leather, but they...

They may or may not be bonded leather, but they will almost surely be urethane-coated.
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