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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

If the unit will shut off when it reaches a set...

If the unit will shut off when it reaches a set pressure, then there is no safety issue of the pressure getting too high. You can just buy an air compressor regulator like this:...
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Posted By Marq1

The only thing good about HF is using the coupons...

The only thing good about HF is using the coupons to buy a real tool!
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I've never seen or worked on a compressor like...

I've never seen or worked on a compressor like that but I have broken the knob off regulators before. I use a bolt for adjusting the pressure. I somehow attach a steel or aluminum plate across the...
10-15-19, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

1. No, full bloom is too early for taking seeds....

1. No, full bloom is too early for taking seeds. You need to wait for the flower to finish blooming, turn brown and dry out.

2. Not all seeds germinate. If the seeds you too were still in last...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Appearance and condition are one way to tell if...

Appearance and condition are one way to tell if wood is treated. Also, treated wood is usually pine while untreated wood is often spruce so they look different.
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Posted By cheese

I'd just grab a filter from the auto store too....

I'd just grab a filter from the auto store too. The micron isn't really important. The jets in the carb are large enough to pass anything that comes through the filter. It being a lawn tractor isn't...
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Posted By Norm201

My generator, riding lawn mower and snow blower...

My generator, riding lawn mower and snow blower don't even use a filter. Not so sure on small engines if it's really necessary. If you think you need to filter the fuel use a cheese cloth over the...
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Posted By Marq1

If you have an existing filter just take it to...

If you have an existing filter just take it to your local auto parts store.

Assuming it's an inline 1/4" see thru filter they have a wide variety for around $5!
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Posted By Norm201

In my experience adding a fuel valve to a small...

In my experience adding a fuel valve to a small engine depends upon where it will fit. Most cases you are limited by room. Preferable closest to the tank outlet. I've learned to purge the engine and...
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Posted By aka pedro

The one you have sure looks as good a fit as any...

The one you have sure looks as good a fit as any so I'd go with it. Not saying that fuel filters aren't beneficial, but, as far as I know, they're not going to prevent the probably biggest culprit,...
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Posted By aka pedro

As Joe said, either way will work, and a valve is...

As Joe said, either way will work, and a valve is usually not essential so if you're adding it because of an issue at the carburetor you're better off going after the needle, seat, and float. But I...
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Posted By joecaption

Both will work but after the filter will also...

Both will work but after the filter will also stop all the fuel lift in the filter from draining out.
Makes me wonder why are you having to do this?
Just guessing but is there fuel leaking out...
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Posted By Gods_girl727

Latex will go over any primer. Oil based paint...

Latex will go over any primer. Oil based paint will go over anything. The only time you have a problem is if you try to put latex based paint over oil based paint.
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Posted By marksr

Latex paints can almost always be successfully...

Latex paints can almost always be successfully applied over dry oil base primer. As X noted, the oil base primer will do a better job of sealing the wood than it's latex counterpart.
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Posted By aka pedro

Ed, I have no idea what to say. You got good...

Ed, I have no idea what to say. You got good prices on the material, delivery, an offer for labor that falls into the category of too good to be true, and you shut it all down, so are right back...
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Posted By Marq1

For a simple DIY roofing project there is nothing...

For a simple DIY roofing project there is nothing simple, or the big issue is better looking, and to that I would say no!

You are really over thinking this!
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Posted By Ron53

Good grief, you could have had it all done by...

Good grief, you could have had it all done by now! If it makes it easier measure each piece you intend to replace and cut out a duplicate piece, install it, move to next piece. Someone once told me:...
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Posted By aka pedro

Well there you go. Glad that you had a good...

Well there you go. Glad that you had a good experience at ABC. I've seen too many people be intimidated going into a traditional supplier like that, roofing, lumber yard or whatever, so they go to...
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Posted By XSleeper

Labor from a decent contractor is usually equal...

Labor from a decent contractor is usually equal to materials. You can always find someone who can work cheaper... course if he ruins all your materials by doing a crappy job then that's not really...
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Posted By XSleeper

If you use pressure treated all your fasteners...

If you use pressure treated all your fasteners must be ACQ approved. Use standard SPF or cedar.
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Posted By aka pedro

Ed, sorry if I came across as snarky or whatever....

Ed, sorry if I came across as snarky or whatever. I know that you were not literally expecting anyone to do the shopping for you, and my comment in that regard was not meant to imply that you were,...
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Posted By krishmunn

All the above are good advice ... I think I can...

All the above are good advice ... I think I can add a few. I just sold my 12 year old camry with 130K miles. It had an accident but was repaired by Toyota approved bodyshop (dealer) and I...
06-20-19, 06:38 AM
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Posted By joecaption

The siding was installed wrong, not the shingles....

The siding was installed wrong, not the shingles.
It never should have been that close to the shingles.
I agree that looks like the old Masonite that long ago there was a recall on because of all...
06-20-19, 04:55 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

Yeah, your wrong. It's only on top of the...

Yeah, your wrong. It's only on top of the shingles on the top row if that top row buts up to a wall. And even then it's sometimes covered up with a row as a beauty cap.
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