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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-07-2013, 10:20 AM
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Posted By luckywinks
"Seating" or inserting the drill bit, same thing....

"Seating" or inserting the drill bit, same thing. That's a term I saw used elsewhere. Sorry for the confusion. All of this advice is helpful and much appreciated. I did start with a smaller bit...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-06-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By luckywinks
Thanks for the info Bud! It's a keyless...

Thanks for the info Bud!

It's a keyless chuck that I simply hand tighten. This problem occured just as I began to start to drill. I've used the drill mostly for a Phillips screw bit and not to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-05-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,359
Posted By luckywinks
I'm in the same boat as you and feel similarly. ...

I'm in the same boat as you and feel similarly. I recently converted my ugly lawn to a conservation garden though a program with the city. I didn't mind so much then but when they park their cars...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-05-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By luckywinks
I have ADT since Dec. 2012. They actually...

I have ADT since Dec. 2012. They actually offered to negotiate the price by waiving the $99 installation fee and adding extra windows. I dealt with an outside company which apparently sells the ADT...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-05-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By luckywinks
I have a new Ryobi drill and bought a new Bosch...

I have a new Ryobi drill and bought a new Bosch concrete masonry drill bit set to drill holes into the wall of the exterior of my lath and plaster built garage. I notice from time to time when using...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-01-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By luckywinks
Yes, I do plan to add a pergola style roof on...

Yes, I do plan to add a pergola style roof on both sides of the fence as I extend out.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-01-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By luckywinks
I shall do that but in the mean time this likely...

I shall do that but in the mean time this likely to be a free standing structure.

Also what about pouring a new concrete squareform or circular post base atop the concrete drivewayand inserting...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-31-2013, 10:57 PM
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Posted By luckywinks
I posted a new thread to add more info on this...

I posted a new thread to add more info on this project.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-31-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By luckywinks
The best way attach wood posts to a concrete surface?

Hello friends. I'm becoming a regular DIY'er and really doing many smaller and handyman type projects on my own. I'm now spending more $$$ at the local Home Depot than at the grocery store so I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-31-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By luckywinks
Today I had some good luck. The days are now...

Today I had some good luck. The days are now warmer into the high 80's since I began tackling the drip tubing on this project. Today I had occasion to gather up some drip tubing lines that were cut...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-29-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By luckywinks
Thanks. I've seen the brown tubing at Home...

Thanks.
I've seen the brown tubing at Home Depot, would you recommend that instead? I'll whip on over there and sign up for a 100' if you think that's gonna help.

What is the significance of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-29-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By luckywinks
Thanks for your reply. I'm attaching a photo...

Thanks for your reply.
I'm attaching a photo of the product description from Amazon. It does not show PSI rating. It is the Rainbird T22-100. The soaker tubing doesn't seem to be so difficult...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Garden and Lawncare 05-27-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By luckywinks
How to attach 1/4" tubing in a drip system?

I am installing several drip lines for drought tolerant landscaping.
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to connect the 1/4" drip tubing to the various barb connectors and various Orbit and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-23-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,412
Posted By luckywinks
A family member had this done on an outside...

A family member had this done on an outside patio. It requires upkeep and maintenance. I would not recommend for a driveway that is exposed to elements, especially if budget is consideration. This...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-23-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,696
Posted By luckywinks
Attaching wood post to concrete slab

I'd like to install a trellis / pergola wall like the photo here with 4' x 4' or larger posts attached to concrete. The concrete appears to be 6" thick and is about 60+ years old. It's in good...
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