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Posted in thread: How Much Weight Will a Lag Bolt Take ??? on 07-23-2014 at 10:26 AM
I would go to the local nut & bolt guy (not a big box store, not a hardware) and they will help
you with bolt hardness and sheer strength.I would also recommend the threaded eye bolt w/a
washer and 2 ...
Posted in thread: How Much Weight Will a Lag Bolt Take ??? on 07-22-2014 at 02:32 PM
There is a huge difference in fasteners these days. The screws you use to hold these 2x4 up
should be deck type screws not drywall screws and go a good inch and a half into the joists.
The 2x4 idea is...
Posted in thread: How Much Weight Will a Lag Bolt Take ??? on 07-21-2014 at 11:08 AM
:help: Came across an idea to Hang a DIY Hammock Bed from the Ceiling in the Backdeck
Sunroom.... We've looked at various sizes and ideas on Pinterest.. The idea is taking a Super
Single Mattress , 2x...
Posted in thread: Replacing 6 X 6 Timbers with Concrete... on 06-22-2014 at 05:45 PM
I will add that to my list of things to remember. Two spades equal one smudge. By the way a
smudge equals a smidge that really isn't a word in iPhone land. Smidgen is though.Glad I could
help. Sent fr...
Posted in thread: Replacing 6 X 6 Timbers with Concrete... on 06-22-2014 at 10:44 AM
Just a smudge over 5 bags I say.Sent from my iPhone using Home Repair:) @ bud16415...Smudge
over 5 bags was the Correct Amount...If we want to be technical, 2 spade fulls out of the sixth
Posted in thread: Replacing 6 X 6 Timbers with Concrete... on 06-21-2014 at 11:43 AM
Shaking my head hurts. To many stones rolling around. Just a smudge over 5 bags I say. Buy 6 to
be sure and then let it harden up in the corner of the garage. That's what I always do. Sent
from my iPh...
Posted in thread: Replacing 6 X 6 Timbers with Concrete... on 06-20-2014 at 07:37 AM
:help: We have a number of Walkways that were Laid using 6 X 6 Timbers as both Border and
Support holding the Interlocking Stone in place.. Problem now is the timbers have
rotted..Solution now is to r...
Posted in thread: Silica Sand / Backyard Pool Filter on 06-19-2014 at 08:33 AM
If you just replaced the silica sand, you may have bought too fine of a sand and it's going
through the screen that is supposed keep the sand in the filter.You really shouldn't have to
change sand any...
Posted in thread: Silica Sand / Backyard Pool Filter on 06-17-2014 at 01:01 PM
:help: Back beginning of May we changed out the Silica Sand in the Drum Filter for the backyard
pool...The Pool Store advised refilling the drum with only 3 bags as to fill it to capacity
we'd be loos...
Posted in thread: Anode Rod / Hot Water Tank.. on 06-08-2014 at 06:33 AM
Well, a forum committee would have to issue a Declaration of Greatness. Should I get started on
the paperwork? :clap:;) Finally caught my Neighbor, he had replaced his HW Tank about 14 months