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Posted in thread: Safe way to cut an existing gas line? on 06-15-2008 at 11:58 AM
Howd you make out with this?finally got it somewhat finished this morning. took all of about 30
minutes, and i used that rectorseal stuff, no leaks at all. i still have a stub sticking out of
Posted in thread: Is this a ball valve? (stupid question, i know) on 06-07-2008 at 03:48 PM
i need to move a gas line and just wanted to make sure since it looks different than the ones
inside. i know these things don't get used very often, are there any seals or o-rings that
might fall apar...
Posted in thread: Hobbies other than home repair. on 05-21-2008 at 11:23 PM
tennis, fishing, disk golf, pool. i grew up always tinkering with cars, still have a v8 rx7
project car that will probably never get finished at the rate i'm going. i'm one of those
people that could ...
Posted in thread: Progess on my garage un-conversion on 05-18-2008 at 03:05 PM
so i bought my 1st home a month ago, and the garage had been enclosed back in the 70's or so.
obviously, that had to go. the total area is 19x26, and they had the front 6' made into a weird
sort of st...
Posted in thread: Safe way to cut an existing gas line? on 05-18-2008 at 01:35 PM
What you want to do is fine but where you cut the line needs to be sealed properly. If it's
copper pipe/tubing, it will need to be capped and soldered. You wouln't want someone to
accidentally turn th...
Posted in thread: Safe way to cut an existing gas line? on 05-18-2008 at 12:17 PM
basically i need to eliminate a gas line in my garage, and the way it snakes through and around
my foundation i would have to unscrew about 10 different fittings with almost no room to work.
would it ...
Posted in thread: Where to find buidling codes online? on 05-10-2008 at 06:10 PM
Why would anyone want to read that stuff. You need a degree in reading over explained lawyer
terminology anyway.:D I have done all the reading for everyone here, and still don't remember
Posted in thread: Question about routing hot/cold supply lines on 05-10-2008 at 05:15 PM
are there any general rules about this, other than being supported every xxx feet? i have all
buried copper lines and need to fix a few small leaks and install cutoffs everywhere and was
Posted in thread: Where to find buidling codes online? on 05-10-2008 at 01:23 PM
i just bought my 1st house and my city allows owners to do their own work, but are required to
abide by standard international codes, but they don't provide the specs for those codes. i've
Posted in thread: Paint color for a small office/computer room? on 05-02-2008 at 08:11 PM
here's what i ended up with. there was a seafoam color that i really liked, but i think ill use
that in the bathroom instead. still need to paint the inside of the shelves and closet doors,
but i like...