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02-28-14, 07:18 PM
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I was holding out to see if I would have the...

I was holding out to see if I would have the chance to stop in to visit the Degruchy booth at the home show to ask in person, but it looks like I'll have to call him next week.

I am going to...
02-27-14, 09:24 PM
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Posted By hb2u

Thanks for the input. I read about using vinegar...

Thanks for the input. I read about using vinegar to loosen the calcimine, but that would also dissolve the lime in the top coat of plaster wouldn't it?
02-27-14, 08:24 PM
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Posted By hb2u

Thanks for the input Calvert- I actually...

Thanks for the input Calvert- I actually received a discount admission ticket to the home show this morning from the Degruchy masonary website.

I don't know if it's in the cards to go this...
02-27-14, 10:23 AM
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Posted By hb2u

Post Looking for advice on repair of Lime Plaster (Horsehair)

Hi folks. Looking for some advice on repair of some old lime plaster.

Here's the background:

I live in a house built in 1791. All plaster is original to the house. Most is in fair shape.
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07-12-11, 12:40 PM
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Posted By hb2u

Repair Portable AC unit??

Howdy folks. Hope you can help.

I have Royal Sovereign Portable Air Conditioner ARP-3012. It's a single hose unit, and it;'s about 3 years old.

The other night, the blower wheel (plastic)...
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Posted By hb2u

Concrete slab is a bad idea due to the...

Concrete slab is a bad idea due to the significant weight it will add.

Tile will be slippery when wet, covered with dew, etc.

It may be difficult to get a level enough surface to make the tile...
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Posted By hb2u

Hey, thanks so much for the quick response! ...

Hey, thanks so much for the quick response!

I'l pick up a can of that stuff tomorrow. Thanks also for the link to the manual too.

Thanks again.
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Posted By hb2u

Kohler magnum 20hp with problems - need help...

Bought an old Ariens gt with the kohler magnum and after about 2 hours of use it started to give me problems. Started bucking a bit and sort of surging a bit, so I'm not sure if just a plug went bad,...
08-30-07, 02:20 PM
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Posted By hb2u

Thanks! That's what I thought, but then i...

Thanks!

That's what I thought, but then i second guessed myself.

I appreciate the help.

HB
08-30-07, 12:26 PM
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Posted By hb2u

GFCI OUTLET protected circuit?

So I can protect an entire circuit by placing a GFCI outlet first in the line, nearest the panel.

I got that, but if I have 12-2 coming into that GFCI can I use 12-3 further along in the circuit...
08-29-07, 02:17 PM
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Views: 1,880
Posted By hb2u

Thanks very much for your help! HB

Thanks very much for your help!


HB
08-29-07, 10:21 AM
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Views: 1,880
Posted By hb2u

So if I go with a multi- wire circuit I would use...

So if I go with a multi- wire circuit I would use a 2 pole 240 volt 20 amp breaker and run 12-3 wire from there into the bathroom and then in the switchbox (or whatever box I came into first), I...
08-29-07, 10:05 AM
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Posted By hb2u

Bathroom wiring /circuit breaker questions

Howdy. I'm in the middle of a bathroom renovation and want to be sure that I do the electric right.

Here's the plan.

I'm installing a vent light heater combo unit over the tub (It's approved...
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Posted By hb2u

I went with his recommendation because the house...

I went with his recommendation because the house is constructed of stone and there's actually a 2 foot thick stone wall between where the router will be located and the usage point for the laptop. ...
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Posted By hb2u

Thanks for the input guys. The kid at Best...

Thanks for the input guys.

The kid at Best Buy that knows way more about this stuff than I do:rolleyes: (I hope) set me up with a linksys srs mimo wireless router which should have enough power to...
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Posted By hb2u

Share internet access

I have a desktop and a laptop computer. I have cable internet service.

With the use of a wireless router, can I simply put the cable modem and wireless router in the basement where the cable wire...
02-07-06, 02:47 PM
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Posted By hb2u

Lath is the name of the strips of wood that were...

Lath is the name of the strips of wood that were attached to the building's framing to give the plaster something to bond to when it was originally installed.

Regarding a skim coat, I think that...
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Posted By hb2u

"but it is also to push whatever you are working...

"but it is also to push whatever you are working on DOWN so it doesn't fly into your face or rip out of your hand since it can rest on the tool support under the safety shield."

also a good point!...
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Posted By hb2u

majakdragon: Most grinders spin the wheel...

majakdragon: Most grinders spin the wheel towards you so that all the sparks flying off of whatever you are sharpening are pushed downward into the bench instead of up towards your eyes.

Thanks...
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Posted By hb2u

I was hoping to watch the back of the blade to...

I was hoping to watch the back of the blade to see the wire edge form on the bevel and to be sure not to overheat the steel. I could use the underside of the wheel, although I'd be working mostly by...
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Posted By hb2u

Reverse Direction of Bench Grinder

I am trying to use my bench grinder with a felt wheel to sharpen some tools.

Problem is that the direction of rotation is toward me as is proper with a hard grinding wheel. Unfortunately a hard...
10-26-05, 01:32 PM
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Posted By hb2u

Attic wiring and voltage drop

Here's the scenario.

It's an old house and there's only one place to hide the wires from the basement to the attic. I'm going to run four separate circuits along this route, and they will be...
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Posted By hb2u

Kohler Model k321s Spec No. 60238d Ser...

Kohler Model k321s

Spec No. 60238d

Ser # 9601790

IN case this helps.

Thanks.
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Posted By hb2u

engine seal replacement?

I have a 14 HP Kohler engine in an Ariens GT that started leaking oil.

I tore down the front end and found that the oil comes from around the front shaft that runs the front PTO on the tractor. ...
08-16-04, 02:24 PM
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Views: 1,240
Posted By hb2u

Yeah, I figured tht it was an electrical problem....

Yeah, I figured tht it was an electrical problem. Any ideas on where to start troubleshooting, or which part it may be? The dryer was not energized when the water came in if that matters. Do you...
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