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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 11-13-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By abunaitoo
Wood "I" beam

I have a post in the garage I would like to romove.
If I do, I will need to extend the beam that the post holds up.
The span is about 20'.
Insted of using a solid or composit beam, could I use two...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Water Softener and Heater 11-13-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By abunaitoo
Heater breaker problem???

We have a solar water heater. It's great.
Problem I'm having is with the heater tank breaker.
When it a very sunny day, the water gets so hot the breaker trips. This is the one behind the panal on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Water Softener and Heater 10-12-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By abunaitoo
The electronic one's are sold by a company called...

The electronic one's are sold by a company called "Nano Tekon" here. http://www.nanotekhi.com/
Many hotels and resturants had then installed.
Many good reports.
We don't have hard water here,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Water Softener and Heater 10-08-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By abunaitoo
Magnet water treatment????

Has anyone tried magnets for water pipe treatment????
I've seen them around. Looks to be bar magnets wrapped around the pipe. Suppost to loosen the scales and keep them from clogging the pipes....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 08-20-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By abunaitoo
I have a Ridgid that I really like. Problem...

I have a Ridgid that I really like.
Problem with Ridgid is replacement parts. Almost impossible to find. Price is outrageous. Factory support is nonexsistant.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 08-20-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By abunaitoo
If you can find an old Craftsman drill bit...

If you can find an old Craftsman drill bit sharpener, it would do just what the Drill doctor does.
Except the split point.
I've never had one, but I've seen them used. It looked much easier than...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 08-06-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By abunaitoo
Woodzig

Anyone remember the Woodzig????
It was one of the first pole saws.
It used a, kind of like barbed wire like, cutter.
No longer avalible.
Has anyone adapted another kind of blade to it????
DIY Home Repair Forum: Tools 08-06-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By abunaitoo
I've had one for a few years. It's not as easy...

I've had one for a few years.
It's not as easy as they show it on TV.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-03-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By abunaitoo
Resin has a tag with 7/12 on it, so I'm guessing...

Resin has a tag with 7/12 on it, so I'm guessing it's July 2012.
I added 10 drops to one ounce.
Temp around 80.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-03-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By abunaitoo
Fiberglass resin shelf life???

Anyone know if fiberglass resin has a shelf life?????
I used some today and it seems like it's taking long to harden.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-27-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By abunaitoo
Not that hard

Had some free time to work on it.
It wasn't all that bad.
Plastic one, under the sink, was harder of the two. Not much room to work. Plastic kept on grabbing the drill bit. Used a vibrating saw to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-19-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By abunaitoo
Finally found a replacement plug. Now the hard...

Finally found a replacement plug.
Now the hard part.
Wish me luck.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-09-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By abunaitoo
I'm looking for a replacement plug. I'll have to...

I'm looking for a replacement plug. I'll have to check with a plumbing shop. Only went to the box stores so far.
If I can't find a replacement plug, I'll just have to change the whole fitting.
Not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-08-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By abunaitoo
I'll probably end up cutting the inside pulg out....

I'll probably end up cutting the inside pulg out. I have a replacement. Not enough room to put a big wrench on it.
The outside plug is a problem. It's the type with just a slot in the flat top. It's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 07-06-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By abunaitoo
Stuck clean-out plug

First post here.

Old house. Cast iron pipes.
I want to remove the clean-out plugs before I need to clean out the drains.
Found two clean-outs. One outside, brass plug. One inside under...
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