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What I did with mine is attached a long (12")...

What I did with mine is attached a long (12") relatively loose spring to the middle of the hose and connected it up high to the back of the frig. This enabled the hose to be suspended flat against...
11-12-20, 11:23 AM
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Yes, that is toenailing. Simpson makes all kind...

Yes, that is toenailing. Simpson makes all kind of straps to attach wood at different angles (see hurricane ties). I'm thinking you'll need to remove those 3 stacked boards, they'll interfere with...
11-11-20, 11:22 AM
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Would be an interesting technique for...

Would be an interesting technique for construction. I would bet they toenailed the post and beam together somehow. You could do the same for the new post (use nails not screws) and to reinforce the...
11-10-20, 06:32 PM
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Post a pic of the top of your post as it exists....

Post a pic of the top of your post as it exists. I personally wouldn't use the EZ base for the bottom, too much surface area to hold water between the bracket and the bottom of the post (promoting...
11-07-20, 08:25 PM
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Looking at your first pics, 1 if not 2 sides of...

Looking at your first pics, 1 if not 2 sides of the current post if wrapped would not fall completely on the concrete. So they effectively are not included in support. The other two sides touching...
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So I contacted White Lightning via email and they...

So I contacted White Lightning via email and they informed me they have discontinued the product XSleeper is recommending and that the closest replacement to it is the 3006. Said more than likely...
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My local european dealership farms the...

My local european dealership farms the replacement out to another local glass company. Ask if it is actually their employees that do the replacement and not "contractors". If it isn't their own W-2...
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Just for reference for (my) future is this the...

Just for reference for (my) future is this the "model" you are talking about. It looks like Lowe's carries it.

https://www.lowes.com/pd/White-Lightning-10-oz-Paintable-Caulk/1002702038
10-11-20, 02:34 PM
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MAC = Media Air Cleaner Ferd42 listed...

MAC = Media Air Cleaner

Ferd42 listed Honeywell F100 MERV11 or something similar.

https://www.supplyhouse.com/Honeywell-F100F2025-Media-Air-Cleaner-20-x-25-2000-cfm

Interesting thread to...
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This antenna was probably put in my grandparents...

This antenna was probably put in my grandparents cabin attic in the late 60's/70's. So no instructions at all. Not sure what you mean by separately.

The little X-shaped tubes at the left of the...
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Reassembly of Yagi (?) antenna

Trying to reassemble the antenna in the attached pic. The elements measure
29"
31"
34"
65"
83"
86"

Can someone assist in the order they should be arranged on the mast?
10-04-20, 10:41 PM
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Purpose of 2x4 in Attic

Brother recently purchased house and in the attic he says he needs to replace a broken 2x4, he asked me it's purpose which I was unable to give to him. Grabbed a pic off the internet to show what he...
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Excellent info from all three of you, thanks!...

Excellent info from all three of you, thanks! Will try and use that info to figure out how to proceed/revise in my setup.

On to another question, although I probably won't do it for this as its...
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More of a restoration. Old post hole digger,...

More of a restoration. Old post hole digger, connects to the three point. Probably won't have a call to use it again, but I'm practicing on it for future projects. Sorta learning techniques and such...
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Primer Coverage Question

In the pic is an outside implement for my BX tractor that I'm repainting. Had most of the factory paint still on it, with scratches and some rust. Sanded the entire thing down, only removed factory...
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If your able to go without its use, pull the...

If your able to go without its use, pull the toilet yourself, set it outside (maybe needs cleaning under the base?), completely block off the waste pipe. See if the stink stays or goes away with the...
09-29-20, 03:49 PM
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I was under the impression MAPP gas is no longer...

I was under the impression MAPP gas is no longer produced in the US. What is sold is MAPP PRO which burns at a slightly higher temp as propane, compared to true MAPP gas which is almost double flame...
09-26-20, 03:39 PM
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Being a contractor and thus qualifying as a...

Being a contractor and thus qualifying as a "middle man" guarantees you nothing that's why the phrase "cutting out the middle man" came to be. I've even had a bad experience with a "certified...
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It'll be a couple of weeks before I get up there...

It'll be a couple of weeks before I get up there to get ahold of it. But, yeah strange it showing up on their table and no one coming back to claim it.

Parents are in the 80s/90s so not...
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No harm in seeing what it looks like after a year...

No harm in seeing what it looks like after a year (you can always reprep the area and repaint), however my experience has been that standing water on paint will considerably shorten the life of the...
09-23-20, 08:29 PM
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Yea, most fence out here California land I've...

Yea, most fence out here California land I've seen have posts between 7-8 feet to allow for 2X4X8 rails. Mine are on average 7.5' and they held up about 18 years with a good wind load. I've since...
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Easiest would be a 3/16" hole at what you think...

Easiest would be a 3/16" hole at what you think the low spot is. You might have to drill a few of them eventually to get it to an acceptable tolerance for you. Note that this will increase the...
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Anyone ID this device?

Working on getting a higher resolution pic, but for now can anyone guess what type of device this is? My parents found it on their table a while ago and thought it belonged to one of us...
09-21-20, 01:38 PM
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So propane man say it is used to mount a...

So propane man say it is used to mount a regulator that fits underneath the lid. Something that hasn't been there for 20 years (and probably wouldn't fit with that lid)....so off it goes!
09-20-20, 10:23 PM
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It is, which prevents an easy removal. I'd...

It is, which prevents an easy removal. I'd probably tin snip as much of it off as poss, it's pretty thin metal. I'm repainting the tank and it would allow easy prep if it were gone in addition to...
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