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  • Posted in thread: crimp splices on 05-08-2017 at 12:18 PM
    is it legal to use a crimp splice to repair a damaged wire. The wires insulation was cut by an
    ac installer and I found out that he repaired it with electrical tape, which I don't think is
    kosher, My ...

  • Posted in thread: dog house on 04-08-2017 at 02:07 PM
    a dog house should have a weather break wall so it can get behind it to protect it from any bad
    weather. A weather break wall is one that divides the dog house in half and is only attached to
    one side...

  • Posted in thread: Garage lighting on 04-06-2017 at 03:06 PM
    my garage is about the same size as yours and I have the fixtures spaced about 2 ft apart on
    either side. I find the light adequate, but it would be easy to add more fixtures if I need
    them. I just ma...

  • Posted in thread: Garage lighting on 04-05-2017 at 12:41 PM
    My garage which serves as a garage and workshop had 6 two bulb fluorescent fixtures , each bulb
    gave the equivalent of a 40 watt incandescent bulb. Because of my age iI found it increasingly

  • Posted in thread: Looking to start, some advice please guys on 03-20-2017 at 02:14 PM
    you are aware that some of the frustrations you will face doing woodwork will drive you to
    drink, aren't you ? :)No, seriously, Not knowing your financial means, but thinking you want
    some power tools...

  • Posted in thread: Lawnmower extremelyt difficult to start on 02-05-2017 at 03:49 PM
    the best way to check for a good spark is to remove the spark plug, then get your mother in law
    to hold the plug wire in one hand and some bare metal on the mower with the other, then pull
    the cord fi...

  • Posted in thread: How can I stop radiator from rusting? on 01-14-2017 at 03:12 PM
    if it turns the rust black, it's probably the same stuff.

  • Posted in thread: How can I stop radiator from rusting? on 01-09-2017 at 03:59 PM
    what you need is a rust converter (really! ) which is nothing more than phosphoric acid that
    changes rust into "iron phosphate" which is paintable and inhibits further rusting. check this
    out on amazo...

  • Posted in thread: thread deletions ? on 01-09-2017 at 03:43 PM
    o.k. , I guess I was being naive. I should have realized what you all said, I used to be on the
    diynet forum and as a lot of you who was also on it, know what killed it was the spam. But
    thanks for th...

  • Posted in thread: thread deletions ? on 01-09-2017 at 11:10 AM
    I've been seeing more and more threads being deleted by various individuals,Who are these
    people and what is the criteria they use ? And by whose authority?My only real concern is that
    this forum coul...


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