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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-14-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,154
Posted By PaPaDan
I agree with Chris on this. Any concrete around...

I agree with Chris on this. Any concrete around the post will cut its lifespan in half. For fence posts just put the post in the ground. and for a deck or structure put the post on top of a footer,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-30-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,291
Posted By PaPaDan
Here is an Ohms Law chart for colculating volts...

Here is an Ohms Law chart for colculating volts and currents. http://www.hoistman.com/HoistMan/Ohms/IMAG000.JPG If you know 2 factors in your cicuit you can use this
chart to find the additional...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-17-2006, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By PaPaDan
Not about this site Inspector.LOL OSC, I can...

Not about this site Inspector.LOL OSC, I can always be found at Tool Info Forums http://www.freeyabb.com/phpbb/index.php?mforum=wwwtoolinfoforu
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-13-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,334
Posted By PaPaDan
Grandsons, Golf, Woodworking. Not enough time for...

Grandsons, Golf, Woodworking. Not enough time for any of them because of the day job runs into too many nights.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 06-11-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,028
Posted By PaPaDan
Graham, Lots of theories on the penny weight of...

Graham, Lots of theories on the penny weight of nails. The truth being the d coming from the romans and back when, there was only one type of nail, the hand made square nails used since the 15th...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-08-2006, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,324
Posted By PaPaDan
What I have done for the past 30 years is to soak...

What I have done for the past 30 years is to soak the stain with mineral spirits (paint thinner) and work it in with a broom. Then spread clay oil absobant (kitty litter) over the whole area and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-23-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,717
Posted By PaPaDan
Don't waste time and money on a patch job. Rock...

Don't waste time and money on a patch job. Rock it back and forth a few times to loosen it up and pull it out. Put in a new post. Now that it is too late I can tell you that treated posts should not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-22-2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,399
Posted By PaPaDan
As stated, A breaker can not be wired wrong....

As stated, A breaker can not be wired wrong. There is only one lug to connect to. A breaker can be sized wrong for the usage or the wires to the breaker can be wrong, but a breaker can only be wired...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-20-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,795
Posted By PaPaDan
He sent me his first TD with my initials on a...

He sent me his first TD with my initials on a brass plate instead of the picture frame. I used to own and restored a 53 TD.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 05-20-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,795
Posted By PaPaDan
Not Home Improvements

A friend of mine has started making these and I want to help him out. http://www.hoistman.com/HoistMan/SALES.html
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 05-19-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,887
Posted By PaPaDan
On my work tools I can be very hard, but must say...

On my work tools I can be very hard, but must say that the 2 best I have ever had are Black and decker proffesionals. a 1/2" impact (electric) and my porta-band saw. Both were bought in the very...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-17-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,048
Posted By PaPaDan
Thanks jesse, Still pissed but now I can DANCE....

Thanks jesse, Still pissed but now I can DANCE. ROTFLMAO
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-16-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,048
Posted By PaPaDan
OK all calmed down now....

OK all calmed down now. @#&^%*#@&^%#^+http://members.lycos.co.uk/collector2907/sim00.gif
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-15-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,048
Posted By PaPaDan
Upgraded in 91. 200 amp panel and groung faults...

Upgraded in 91. 200 amp panel and groung faults in bathrooms and kitchen were done right and passed inspection. Then the fool started cutting corners.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-15-2006, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,048
Posted By PaPaDan
Rightiously Pissed Off

Spent the morning playing carpenter and all went well. Then traded my nail apron in for my meter and started playing sparky games. 2 bedrooms had light switches that controlled wall outlets, my son...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-10-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By PaPaDan
Got to check out the furnace today and found out...

Got to check out the furnace today and found out someone had disconnected the blower wire from the control module. Guess I should have taken a closer look before asking. Thanks everyone. Dan
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-09-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By PaPaDan
Need HELP in a hurry!!!!!!

Have a central forced air furnace and central air system. Thermostat set to fan only works right, Set to furnace and everything works right. Set to Air cond. and compressor kicks on but fan will not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 05-02-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,083
Posted By PaPaDan
I always take a weekend in the middle of winter...

I always take a weekend in the middle of winter to clean and sharpen all outdoor tools and equipment. WD40 is not an oil for lubricating or protecting anything. It is meant as an water displacer and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-29-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By PaPaDan
Looking good so far. I like the porch remake you...

Looking good so far. I like the porch remake you did on your house too.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-29-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,109
Posted By PaPaDan
I wanted one in my last bath remodel, But LOML...

I wanted one in my last bath remodel, But LOML said no. LOL
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 04-28-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,677
Posted By PaPaDan
Square Eye, yours looks like a great shop. Lots...

Square Eye, yours looks like a great shop. Lots of stuff going on. LOL MrTool just has a tool showroom. LMAO
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-28-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,435
Posted By PaPaDan
Grass cut, no standing water, no weeds around the...

Grass cut, no standing water, no weeds around the property. Bats, as many as you can attract. Buy or build bathouses and they will come. personally, Take a dryer sheet, Those anti static fabric...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 04-24-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,083
Posted By PaPaDan
No tips to offer right now, but thanks for the...

No tips to offer right now, but thanks for the oil/sand tip. I will do that from now on.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-24-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,727
Posted By PaPaDan
Somebody should "POP" that guy for the corny...

Somebody should "POP" that guy for the corny Revit joke. LOL
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-24-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,375
Posted By PaPaDan
Rental store can show you how to use a power...

Rental store can show you how to use a power snake. Not hard and not much chance of doing any damage
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