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09-28-20, 09:49 AM
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Posted By videobruce

There were only 2 nights that the temp. was below...

There were only 2 nights that the temp. was below 40 degrees. The new grass I planted on my own lawn, has been growing, in fact I have cut the lawn twice just because the new grass was 2x the height...
09-27-20, 06:51 AM
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Posted By videobruce

Where in any of my posts did I state that I used...

Where in any of my posts did I state that I used a 'ground cover' type of vegetation killer??
Answer; NO WHERE !
09-26-20, 02:48 PM
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Posted By videobruce

I knew it was a problem with ground ivy, I didn't...

I knew it was a problem with ground ivy, I didn't know that was across the board.

Ok, how about fertilizer?
09-26-20, 12:39 PM
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Posted By videobruce

The plan also included spreading Scotts...

The plan also included spreading Scotts "Winterizer" fertilizer over the same areas. When can that be applied, or it doesn't matter?
09-26-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By videobruce

Then how does one separate "opinion" from "fact"...

Then how does one separate "opinion" from "fact" since there seems to be excess non-fact out there?? :confused:
09-26-20, 11:55 AM
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Views: 446
Posted By videobruce

No one challenged him on that. Economics was...

No one challenged him on that.
Economics was not in question as I already stated.
09-26-20, 11:09 AM
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Views: 207
Posted By videobruce

Applying 2nd treatment of weed killer after using 'T-Zone'

A week ago 'T-Zone' was used mostly on ground ivy. There are other assured weeds. It was sprayed on using a hand sprayer where it was needed (about 75%+ of the lawn).
The temperature was above 60...
09-26-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By videobruce

If there hasn't been a "frost" and the lowest...

If there hasn't been a "frost" and the lowest temperature was around 37F, (only 1 or 2 nights) and the daytime temperature has been above 60, does that chance things?
09-26-20, 09:32 AM
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Views: 446
Posted By videobruce

I'm confused when you guys are stating stores as...

I'm confused when you guys are stating stores as Home Depot & Lowes (you call BBS) grass seed is of poorly quality over landscaping dealers. I get the cost is more compared to buying 50lb bags, but...
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Views: 712
Posted By videobruce

Oh, before the comments on my last post, it's...

Oh, before the comments on my last post, it's hard to tell which gets bashed more; Behr or CR.
BTW, comparing a review of a sports car with paint isn't realistic or fair (from a decade plus old post...
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Views: 712
Posted By videobruce

'USG First Coat' in not available in this market...

'USG First Coat' in not available in this market (Buffalo/WNY). as far as I can tell.. USG's site has no one listed in this market selling it. HD doesn't list it, Lowes doesn't carry it anymore....
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Views: 340
Posted By videobruce

I guess it depends on what one considers cheap...

I guess it depends on what one considers cheap and just how much/long that roller was used. ;) A single room, a whole 'flat' or an entire house.
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Posted By videobruce

I'm really confused by your response. All I have...

I'm really confused by your response. All I have read about a PVA primer was positive and THE material for a base coat on new drywall. :confused:
When you say "1st coat" (in quotes) are you...
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Views: 712
Posted By videobruce

I clarified my 1st post as to this purpose. A...

I clarified my 1st post as to this purpose. A easier, roller applied replacement to a conventional 'skim coat'. Yes, I know one can use a roller to add a skim coat, then 'towel' the surface...
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Views: 712
Posted By videobruce

Maybe not a requirement, but take a read here; ...

Maybe not a requirement, but take a read here;

From WCCinfo.org Levels of Finish Tech Bulletin 3;


From WWCinfo.org 'The Interior Guide- Sept 2015;


From CGC Construction Handbook Chapter...
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Views: 712
Posted By videobruce

New drywall, need Level 5 finish for egshell paint finish

My question is, can I put a 1st coat of PVA primer on the non 'mudded' ares of the panels, then go over the entire surface with PVA again? The concern is the surface difference between 'mud' compound...
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Views: 340
Posted By videobruce

I have always done it. Why throw them out after...

I have always done it. Why throw them out after one use? Even cheap ones (unless they were really cheap or had problems).

These should not be a 'disposable' item.
02-22-20, 09:37 AM
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Views: 545
Posted By videobruce

I pointed this thread to an electrical friend I...

I pointed this thread to an electrical friend I have known for decades as to his take on the question. Below is his reply in a quote from a e-mail (he's not a member here, he ask me to post this);
02-18-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By videobruce

Typical corporate America (or should I say China)...

Typical corporate America (or should I say China) lying about everything for marketing purposes. :mad:
If I needed that much, I would of run a gas line and installed a natural gas wall heater. This...
02-17-20, 01:35 PM
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Views: 347
Posted By videobruce

Which I have (and 2 others) and which I already...

Which I have (and 2 others) and which I already did, hence the 1350 figure I stated.
Actually the older Kill-A-watt is dated and has it's flaws compared to the others available.
02-17-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By videobruce

That 1800 watt heater sells direct from China and...

That 1800 watt heater sells direct from China and it over 3x the price of that type of heater. It didn't surprise me that there wasn't a UL rating.

Anyway, from further research, it's now apparent...
02-16-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By videobruce

From the 1st response. Like I said, I wanted to...

From the 1st response.
Like I said, I wanted to try to use up the older material first, but had reservations afterwards. Down the road, if it fails, I can always re-do it, it's not a big deal to me....
02-16-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By videobruce

Too late, it's already been covered over (with...

Too late, it's already been covered over (with tape I will add).
I have 3 of these, only one I used the spackling compound, the other 2 joint compound was used for the 1st and 2nd coats.
I'll just...
02-15-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By videobruce

Understood, I wanted to reduce the 'raised'...

Understood, I wanted to reduce the 'raised' portion. As it is, the area around what was a 'round' base of the fixture is already raised somewhat. :(
(I wasn't concerned about the shrinkage since it...
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