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03-24-18, 03:56 PM
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Posted By BronxJoe

Thanks so much, GunGuy45 and Vermont. I'm a...

Thanks so much, GunGuy45 and Vermont. I'm a retired TV Producer with NO MECHANICAL ability. (Just figured out the principal of the hammer last month) What I love most about the Forum is the details...
03-24-18, 12:22 PM
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Views: 628
Posted By BronxJoe

Old door knobs set screws won't hold!

My 1920 English Tudor has wonderful brass door knobs throughout! But after years of tightening, the secure screws (don't know professional name) no long hold the knob in place for more than a few...
03-19-18, 01:26 PM
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Views: 535
Posted By BronxJoe

Pentair variable speed pool pump spike protection

In LA we've had much freaky weather. Last week my pool guy told me as the result of a local (west side LA) power spike, a customer's pump (Same make and model as mine) was burned out and had to be...
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Views: 1,008
Posted By BronxJoe

You're in my will! Thanks so very much for the...

You're in my will! Thanks so very much for the link! The video answered all my questions! THANK YOU!

Joe Bronx
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Posted By BronxJoe

Subaru 2015 Forester

Tail light brake light bulb burned out. Removed two bolts holding lens but CAN NOT remove the plastic lens. Neighbor Subie owner says tail light lens notoriously DIFFICULT to remove!
Know a...
11-15-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By BronxJoe

Ooops, forgot a Thank You to Pilot Dane as well! ...

Ooops, forgot a Thank You to Pilot Dane as well! Your input much appreciated! The handle relate to Flying Pilot or to Pilot Whale...a family I was privialaged to know back it he Bronx.
...
11-15-17, 05:32 PM
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Views: 680
Posted By BronxJoe

Thanks a lot YaddaYadda (any relation to my 3rd...

Thanks a lot YaddaYadda (any relation to my 3rd wife, talksAlotta?) and Marq1! Your accumulated wisdom is remarkable and I'm very
grateful!

Many Thanks to all!
11-15-17, 02:58 PM
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Views: 680
Posted By BronxJoe

Thanks

Thank you Stickshift,

So what watering schedule and frequency do you recommend? And what about the odd spaces between the sod pieces?

Thanks again!
11-15-17, 01:42 PM
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Views: 680
Posted By BronxJoe

New Marathon Sod Installed

My son, looking to save me money, had a new Marathon Sod Lawn installed after the old lawn was removed and new top soil was installed. I returned home the day after the job was done.
Question one....
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Views: 526
Posted By BronxJoe

Many Thanks Gentlemen! I'm beginning a search...

Many Thanks Gentlemen! I'm beginning a search for a replacement "Elderly Bowel".
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Views: 526
Posted By BronxJoe

Elderly toilet bowl has leaking hairline crack.

My 1920 ENGLISH TUDOR has matching tile, shower, tub, sink and bowl. The master bath toilet bowl has had a hairline crack for many years. It's now progressed from sweating to leaking. A long sear...
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Views: 437
Posted By BronxJoe

Thanks for your response Marksr, and I will post...

Thanks for your response Marksr, and I will post the pix for your input on a permanent fix BUT in the meantime with a rain storm approaching LA I need a temporary solution to keep the water OUT!
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Views: 437
Posted By BronxJoe

Leak where Wood French Doors meet Cement & Stone Floor!

My stone and cement patio was permanently enclosed 30 years ago. Water accumulation rots out the bottom of the patio wood French doors and our elderly handyman cuts away the rotted lower portion of...
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Views: 1,519
Posted By BronxJoe

THANKS TO ALL! Found a You Tube solution that...

THANKS TO ALL! Found a You Tube solution that worked like a charm. Truly Amazing! Check it out. It involves forcing the FOB in the direction AWAY from the key. It popped open magically! I...
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Views: 1,519
Posted By BronxJoe

2012...Please note my correction post...I meant...

2012...Please note my correction post...I meant to say "my key fob" battery! Sorry.
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Views: 1,519
Posted By BronxJoe

SORRY, SORRY! I meant to say "my 4 year old...

SORRY, SORRY! I meant to say "my 4 year old Toyota KEY FOB".
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Views: 1,519
Posted By BronxJoe

Tiny Key Fob Screw Won't Budge!!!

Need to change battery in my 4 year old Toyota. The tiny
Philips head screw holding it closed won't budge. I've soaked it in
Screw Ease, , Vinegar and WD-40. No Luck! Any and all suggestions...
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By BronxJoe

Many thanks for the detailed response. I'll try...

Many thanks for the detailed response. I'll try it. Bleach warning came from my brother in law who studied masonry in prison. He's not out yet or I'd have him on the broom. Again, Thanks for your...
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Views: 633
Posted By BronxJoe

Good idea but what ratio bleach to water do you...

Good idea but what ratio bleach to water do you suggest?
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Views: 633
Posted By BronxJoe

I appreciate your response but "I assume"...

I appreciate your response but "I assume" concerns me. I've been warned not to use bleach until I
know what it us so I'm hoping some one recognizes it and responds. Many thanks!
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Views: 633
Posted By BronxJoe

What's that growing on my concrete tile roof????

20 year ago we needed to replace our Los Angeles English Tudor wood shake roof. Fire laws banned wood so we found concrete tile (16" x 8" and 9 pds each) that looked great! They have withstood all...
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Views: 559
Posted By BronxJoe

Many thanks for your expertise and help.

Many thanks for your expertise and help.
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Views: 559
Posted By BronxJoe

Thanks much for your expertise, but to clarify,...

Thanks much for your expertise, but to clarify, is mixing the oil based and water based a no-no or
is there another reason his suggestion is questionable? He is a very respected guy with tons of...
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Views: 559
Posted By BronxJoe

Old reclaimed oak wood floors. Polyurethane question.

We just bought a 15 year old custom built Los Angeles home designed by an architect who lived in it for 10 years. The floors were never refinished. A contractor has suggested scraping and finishing...
08-27-15, 12:27 PM
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Views: 1,198
Posted By BronxJoe

LOVE the puppy idea but my wife resists pet...

LOVE the puppy idea but my wife resists pet ideas...but the FAN is brilliant!!! Raced to my garage and
dug out the old box fan, hooked it up and VOILA! Stench fading quickly! Thanks so much for...
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