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Yesterday, 09:16 PM
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still haven't finished this.. question now: ...

still haven't finished this..
question now:

remember this is the back corner of the house.
Want to send the water to the front yard.
The back yard away from the house already gets flooded too...
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Posted By gunner666

even if I don't bird beak the 2x4 rafters and...

even if I don't bird beak the 2x4 rafters and just use those hurricane clips, I highly highly doubt any amount of ice would shift the framing. I'd use heavy screws into the top plate and 10D short...
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Posted By gunner666

he uses those brackets, but I just noticed he...

he uses those brackets, but I just noticed he bird beaks the 2x4s also.
https://youtu.be/jlAj-pLksMg?t=1585

IDK, to reduce an already tiny 2x4 rafter seems like little support. I will be adding...
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Posted By gunner666

shed hurricane anchors VS frost heave +++ max span cathedral?

hi, designing a somewhat large shed, maybe 10' wide X 16'.

I want plenty of air flow under so the floor never rots out. coppercoat wood preservative in addition to treated plywood floor.

,...
09-04-20, 11:38 PM
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Posted By gunner666

^ I know, put ta pipe drainage system, but how do...

^ I know, put ta pipe drainage system, but how do I get the water upwards? If I dig as deep as the footer or 3ft to below the frost line, I'll be lower than the street sewer level!

I guess the...
09-04-20, 02:46 AM
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Posted By gunner666

I'd like to run a pipe and send this water to the...

I'd like to run a pipe and send this water to the sewer
Technically it's illigal to connect this type of drain to a sewer system!

sorry, I meant gutter, like many other houses, 4" hole through...
08-31-20, 11:11 PM
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Posted By gunner666

exterior foundation drain

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02-13-20, 12:56 PM
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Views: 274
Posted By gunner666

ok sorry long post, wanted to edit some out but...

ok sorry long post, wanted to edit some out but can't.

But anyway, in simple:
it's not more unsafe to hide the box in the ceiling (other than it might accidentally get cut if the ceiling ever...
02-12-20, 08:03 PM
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Views: 274
Posted By gunner666

314.29 Boxes, Conduit Bodies Accessible - Hide un used junction box in drywall?

314.29 Boxes, Conduit Bodies, and Handhole Enclosures to Be Accessible. Boxes, conduit bodies, and handhole enclosures shall be installed so that the wiring contained in them can be rendered...
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Posted By gunner666

My side deck was also installed tight and shrunk...

My side deck was also installed tight and shrunk to about a 1/4" gap.

I would still space wood decking a tad. I'd just take it out and plane it down a bit or sander it or whatever you got.

it...
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Posted By gunner666

cedar is one of the softest woods, not saying...

cedar is one of the softest woods, not saying it'll drop too much but just make sure where the roof of porch is connected to other structure isn't gapping too much and then just caulk or whatever it...
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Views: 639
Posted By gunner666

they built a deck from the first floor out over a...

they built a deck from the first floor out over a walk-out slab, But the deck does not extend all the way to the corner of the adjacent brick wall, it needs another 2.5 feet.

sorry, I'm confused,...
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Posted By gunner666

thanks. never heard of air entraining agent,...

thanks.

never heard of air entraining agent, can't find it for sale easily. I assume it's already in resurfacer products though.

Stoneffects™ Quartz Stone Coating rustoleum looks good and want...
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Views: 285
Posted By gunner666

about waterproofing basement wall

someone asked me about his basement that was leaking from drips/cracks through the wall I beleive was the problem. Someone already came to fix this and they drilled holes right through the...
09-25-19, 07:31 PM
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Views: 455
Posted By gunner666

what I meant by: "the threads don't match up,...

what I meant by: "the threads don't match up, they screw about 1/4 of the way and seem correct but then they bind up."
^ What I meant is the threads screw in about a quarter of their total length...
09-22-19, 01:30 AM
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Views: 455
Posted By gunner666

1/4" NPT fittings not matching...

I'm putting together a quick release shutoff for a powerwasher to change between regular gun/surface attachment/telescopic extension pole.

It's a 3000psi consumer grade type.

The 3000psi 1/4"...
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Posted By gunner666

multi color pattern concrete resurfacing?

Concrete walkway stained and chipped and cracked.

The chips and cracks have been patched already but now they stick out like a sore thumb because of the color difference between new (bright...
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Posted By gunner666

come to think of it, multi weight (15W-40 or...

come to think of it, multi weight (15W-40 or 5W-40) might be better because even with the little knowledge of oil I have, I would think a multi weight would be needed if using it in mid summer and...
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Posted By gunner666

yea the T and T1 mighta confused me in the store...

yea the T and T1 mighta confused me in the store but they are both apparently diesel according to links.



I did previously read threads and mentions in reviews on this 'rotella 40 electric...
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Posted By gunner666

15w-40 equivalent or similar? jack hammer lube

got a small electric demo hammer and manual says literally use : "shell rotella #40 (engine oil)"

I don't need much and I already have SAE30 and full synthetic gear oil 75W-90 and 5W30 snowblower...
09-12-18, 07:35 PM
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Views: 1,058
Posted By gunner666

based on estimated guess and from this review...

based on estimated guess and from this review below, I ordered the 2220W version and received it in only 1.5 days. (some of the 2220W ones also say 1500W in the title...)

There's a whole bunch...
09-11-18, 09:14 PM
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Views: 952
Posted By gunner666

I guess it was waxed. i took premixed minwax a...

I guess it was waxed.
i took premixed minwax a rather dark color on a rag and it basically wiped off like it were sealed.


It actually looks like white paint is under the brown. The red I...
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Views: 1,506
Posted By gunner666

is that a raccoon tail in the bottom of picture? ...

is that a raccoon tail in the bottom of picture?


12"OC is needed if you run decking diagonally, otherwise most decks are 16" OC with composite and no problems.
Even the original trex from like...
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Posted By gunner666

composite decking has to be screwed not nailed....

composite decking has to be screwed not nailed. wood you can nail but screws hold better but nailgun is fast. dewalt dw257 deckign gun is amazing and pretty fast though in the right hands (and can do...
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