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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-09-2010, 09:06 PM
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Posted By serpentine5
cool, thanks

cool, thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-08-2010, 12:20 AM
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Views: 3,522
Posted By serpentine5
not a bad idea.... thanks.. and no, havent...

not a bad idea.... thanks..
and no, havent checked prices... I figure I will find one that folks here will give a thumbs up on, and then work on getting one at a good price....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-07-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,522
Posted By serpentine5
hat last one hasnt gotten back with me... how...

hat last one hasnt gotten back with me... how does this one sound?
Paint Sprayer (http://knoxville.craigslist.org/tls/2047102458.html)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-05-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,522
Posted By serpentine5
How about this one? If it works..... Spray...

How about this one? If it works.....

Spray tech-Apex series-Model 1620
Paint sprayer (http://chattanooga.craigslist.org/tls/2038898557.html)
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-04-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By serpentine5
door question

say I wanted to build a little room inside of my garage, heat and cool this room, and I would want to put a 36in door on this room, would you recommend an exterior door or do they make insulated...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-04-2010, 08:54 PM
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Posted By serpentine5
My compressor is rated 9cfm at 40 psi and 7cfm at...

My compressor is rated 9cfm at 40 psi and 7cfm at 90 psi, i can run 90-125 psi constantly all day... I use it to run my air tools; grinders and chisels and such... so I am not worried about it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 10-31-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,600
Posted By serpentine5
Come spring, I am looking to get a backhoe in...

Come spring, I am looking to get a backhoe in here and put in some french drains and attempt to bring in some clay to top everything off but thats down the road.... but right now I need to get these...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-31-2010, 05:57 PM
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Posted By serpentine5
LOL, makes perfect sense. Thanks for explaining...

LOL, makes perfect sense. Thanks for explaining that Redwood.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-31-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By serpentine5
you might be right, the frost line here is only...

you might be right, the frost line here is only 18 inch, and like I said, everything is required to be below it.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-31-2010, 05:48 PM
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Posted By serpentine5
cool, thank you much. The joints are less than...

cool, thank you much.
The joints are less than 3/16 so I got the unsanded.
I will probably get to work on this later this week. Have several other projects going on right now and dont want to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 10-31-2010, 05:41 PM
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Posted By serpentine5
ok, thats the thing, I do not want to have to...

ok, thats the thing, I do not want to have to thin the paint or anything, just pour it into the the sprayer and use it. Looking at both interior and exterior.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 10-31-2010, 12:43 AM
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Posted By serpentine5
Why airless? I have a nice air compressor and was...

Why airless? I have a nice air compressor and was hoping to use it to run a paint gun.... What does Sears have that you would recommend?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-31-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,482
Posted By serpentine5
I have used and installed pex a few times, and it...

I have used and installed pex a few times, and it has held up awesomely. I have done both trunk and branch and homerun systems. if you put the manifold as centrally as you can, or closer to the area...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 10-31-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,665
Posted By serpentine5
are you asking about the connections from the hot...

are you asking about the connections from the hot and cold knobs to the diverter knob? or not having hot and cold knobs and goign directly to the diverter? you would get water (hot and cold both)...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 10-30-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,522
Posted By serpentine5
Paint guns at HF

are there any air compressor paint guns at Harbor Freight that work with both oil based and latex that anyone here would recommend? Looking to do both interior and exterior painting with it. Would...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-30-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,415
Posted By serpentine5
Putting in grout

I dont see a place for title info... so I am posting here in the masonary section....
The house I bought has nice looking tile for the backsplash in the kitchen, but whoever installed it did not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 10-30-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,600
Posted By serpentine5
Cant fix the problem, the house is built into a...

Cant fix the problem, the house is built into a hill... I cannot slop the earth away from the house on the top side, which is the joining wall to where the holes are.
I need to know what to do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-30-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,297
Posted By serpentine5
LOL, Holmes on Homes is my favorite show... I...

LOL, Holmes on Homes is my favorite show... I have 4 shows that I watch religiously and Mike Holmes show is one of them...

The first pic that Midway posted resembles most of the boxes in my...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-30-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By serpentine5
Not rare around here. Everything, water, gas, and...

Not rare around here. Everything, water, gas, and electrical is required to be below the frost line around here. Foundations and everything, the only thing not required is low voltage ie telephone or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-30-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,822
Posted By serpentine5
when you flip the breaker for that outlet, both...

when you flip the breaker for that outlet, both hots die? or one stays on? If it is a single breaker that controls both hots, I would not worry about the reasons there are two on an outlet that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-30-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By serpentine5
I never think of AFCI because it is not required...

I never think of AFCI because it is not required here where I live.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-29-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By serpentine5
is pretty much up to you. if you do it...

is pretty much up to you. if you do it underground, seal it up with vinyl patcher. Same with above ground.
Where do you live? Your conduit should be below your local frost line. The frost line here...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-29-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,822
Posted By serpentine5
Question, you did remove the wires from the...

Question, you did remove the wires from the receptacle before testing for voltage right?
What Kok328 said about the bridge tab, did you understand that? On a new outlet, you have two screws on each...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-29-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By serpentine5
yes, it is OK to run it all on a single circuit,...

yes, it is OK to run it all on a single circuit, but I would not do it. I would separate them up. Kitchen and dining room on one, both bedrooms on one, and the bathroom hallway and living room on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 10-26-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,600
Posted By serpentine5
the hole in the first pic is leaking water into...

the hole in the first pic is leaking water into the earth area. Has been raining for about 5 hours, some strong rain, some not so strong, but it is coming in there. the earth is soaking it up and it...
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