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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring Today, 06:43 PM
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Posted By bud16415
Double Outlets

I have been rewiring my garage and had an idea / question. I like to use the double boxes and wire two outlets at each location for four places to plug something in. I think this is pretty common in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum Today, 05:36 PM
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Posted By bud16415
The cutter you posted looks just like mine. I...

The cutter you posted looks just like mine. I didn't know anything about PEX before this house and there was an old retired plumber working at Home Depot that felt sorry for me and taught me all he...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation Today, 05:22 PM
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Posted By bud16415
Hi Neal sorry haven't been checking in 3 day...

Hi Neal sorry haven't been checking in 3 day weekend nice weather and a garage to wire. The fit is .010" on a 10 inch axle. When we press them on we make a graph of the tons and distance. Ever one...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding Yesterday, 12:38 PM
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Posted By bud16415
The urge for most beginners with a hole saw is to...

The urge for most beginners with a hole saw is to go straight thru the wood cutting on all the teeth at once, and it will rip your wrist out of the socket when it grabs. I have found that rocking the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation Yesterday, 12:29 PM
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Posted By bud16415
Neal: Yep single story and that’s more or less...

Neal: Yep single story and that’s more or less what I’m doing. This garage was owner built and built from whatever he could find or “acquire”. The starting point was a small single bay he added a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation Yesterday, 11:29 AM
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Posted By bud16415
I have said before I think in cases like this and...

I have said before I think in cases like this and as Neal has just pointed out perfection shouldn’t be the goal. I have always felt the key word foremost should be stabilization and then correction....
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-16-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Overnight low was 15F at my house and we had...

Overnight low was 15F at my house and we had about 3 inches of fresh snow yesterday and last night. Was quite like January / February this morning. Erie didn’t seem to get as much maybe only an inch.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-15-2014, 05:15 AM
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Posted By bud16415
I use the cinch rings. Haven't had one leak. What...

I use the cinch rings. Haven't had one leak. What I liked about that set up was one tool for all sizes and because it grabs on the outside it fits back in tighter spots. If you need to get one off...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-15-2014, 05:05 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Ya that's an old standing nickname for Erie....

Ya that's an old standing nickname for Erie. There is a bit more to the saying. Actually living here is a love hate relationship for most. The winters tend to wear you down but summers are really...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-14-2014, 12:32 PM
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Posted By bud16415
There are some advantages to living in a place...

There are some advantages to living in a place like this. Until recently it had a very strong industrial background with some very good paying jobs but still had a low cost of living. You can commute...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-14-2014, 11:30 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Yesterday we hit 80 missed the record high by one...

Yesterday we hit 80 missed the record high by one degree. But they are calling for 1 to 3 inches of snow tomorrow. So the race isn’t over yet and Syracuse is licking their chops for one last blast...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-14-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Last year I bought a similar old home circa 1895...

Last year I bought a similar old home circa 1895 that had a mismatch of old and new plumbing, galvanized, copper and PVC. I had leaks, slow flow & stuck valves. After 3 days of fixing one place only...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-12-2014, 06:27 PM
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Posted By bud16415
We hit 72 today. Fantastic day. Bad news is that...

We hit 72 today. Fantastic day. Bad news is that they are calling for cold again. Maybe more snow?

I got a little color myself today. Can't call it a burn.


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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-11-2014, 05:38 AM
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Posted By bud16415
I was thinking of using an old dish and doing...

I was thinking of using an old dish and doing that but after I got it mounted to the ceiling I kept hitting my head on the LNA so I took it down.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-11-2014, 04:59 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Woke up to fifty degrees today yes 50. Was...

Woke up to fifty degrees today yes 50. Was amazing taking the dog for her morning walk. The fog was thicker than pea soup and the deer were running everyplace along with the possum, rabbits,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-10-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By bud16415
I don’t know how you guys can handle all that...

I don’t know how you guys can handle all that warmth. We had another hard frost overnight but up to 30 by sunrise. No snow. Today’s high should be in the 60’s garage look out here I come.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-09-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Do they make short sleeve tee shirts? I have...

Do they make short sleeve tee shirts? I have heard about them but in Erie I don’t think they would sell…….
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-09-2014, 07:54 AM
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Posted By bud16415
We have a 5.5 inch lead right now and itís...

We have a 5.5 inch lead right now and itís looking pretty good for Erie at this point. I donít know how long they go until they call it. Maybe the Fourth of July.

This morning I had to warm the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-08-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By bud16415
Wuz In my case I see it as a complex circuit...

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In my case I see it as a complex circuit with series and parallel paths. So in that case Neal is correct the conditioned side could be viewed as a bunch of very high resistance paths and bad...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-07-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Great question and something I have been thinking...

Great question and something I have been thinking about also. The house I bought last year has gable vents now but without a fan and on the inside there are windows that can be closed. I’m about...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-02-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By bud16415
When you say one pier holding it up that’s the...

When you say one pier holding it up that’s the one in the middle of the beam? You also have one on each end of the beam? Answer Neal’s question if you can and along with the beam size what’s the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-02-2014, 05:54 AM
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Posted By bud16415
Well it hit 73 here yesterday talk about a sudden...

Well it hit 73 here yesterday talk about a sudden change to your system. I counted about 20 people out walking past my house as I worked on cleaning the garage that has been the makeshift wood shop...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-01-2014, 08:45 AM
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Posted By bud16415
This is the stuff I called Ice guard. We use it...

This is the stuff I called Ice guard. We use it up north on problem spots.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-01-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By bud16415
I’m going to try that as well. Thanks for the tip...

I’m going to try that as well. Thanks for the tip Villa.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-01-2014, 06:40 AM
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Posted By bud16415
First off the live oaks IMO make the whole...

First off the live oaks IMO make the whole project worth doing.

Trying to piece together your photos in my head and it appears the wall that has the piece in it marked “Remove” with the cup hooks...
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