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    My uncle works for years for Lockheed in San...

    My uncle works for years for Lockheed in San Jose. Many of the buildings had been built during WW2. In the early seventies the Vietnam war ended and business slowed down. It was no longer running...
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    In California the term is Navajo white and Swiss...

    In California the term is Navajo white and Swiss coffee for rental units.
    Bill D
  3. There are two kinds of pipe cutter the chain ones...

    There are two kinds of pipe cutter the chain ones for cast iron and the wheel types for steel pipe. The link is a large one for steel pipe. I have one like it I need to get rid of.
    Bill D
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    Just saw on TV last night that Zillow will buy...

    Just saw on TV last night that Zillow will buy your house for their estimated price in 5-6 select cities. They do send out a inspector to verify condition before paying. They charge 6%. I have no...
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    Seems like mounting it vertical like a panel ...

    Seems like mounting it vertical like a panel saw would allow the chips to fall away from the bit. They do make panel saws that mount a router instead of a saw, Hmmm. Or the old standby of a...
  6. Location, I assume Texas? My local HD has a...

    Location, I assume Texas? My local HD has a selection of weird plywoods of unknown species coming from central America and China. It looks like a hardwood veneer of some sort. A light color wood...
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    Location and climate? I have never seen...

    Location and climate?

    I have never seen poplar as framing wood just doug fir, redwood and unknown fir/pine/larch.
    Bil lD
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    Brian jumped in before I did. A standard...

    Brian jumped in before I did. A standard pressure gauge or mercury column measures relative pressure not absolute. A high quality pressure or vacumn gauge will state somewhere on the face "gauge...
  9. det cord? Bill D

    det cord?

    Bill D
  10. A pipe cutter should work fine underwater. Just...

    A pipe cutter should work fine underwater. Just dry and oil it before returning to the rental stores. Use a manual one not a power cutter. You will have to have 2-3 feet radius all around the pipe...
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    Those air chutes only need to be in rafter bays...

    Those air chutes only need to be in rafter bays that have a soffit vent to the outside air. In theory every rafter bay should be vented to reduce ice dams and rot. Adding an air chute to a unvented...
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    I think Lisa's plan can be done with the cheapest...

    I think Lisa's plan can be done with the cheapest plywood or even to aluminum scrim used for radiant barrier. it only needs to come up 16" or so above the attic floor. Her method adds insulation...
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    Jerome those numbers are more like I was...

    Jerome those numbers are more like I was expecting not the OP's -20-30F all winter long. My grandmother grew up in Iowa and never mentioned the weather that I can remember. I was only 5 or 6 when...
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    Under the first floor. That is a long enough run...

    Under the first floor. That is a long enough run that you should up size the conductors to reduce voltage drop. As long as you are doing this is there any reason to add a subpanel inside the house...
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    I used to have a old popular mechanics magazine...

    I used to have a old popular mechanics magazine from the late 1950's. It had a review of a car, maybe Dodge, that had a record player in the trunk. They said it was fine while parked but skipped...
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    So it really averages -20 to -30F most of the...

    So it really averages -20 to -30F most of the winter in parts of Ohio? Coldest I have ever seen in California is -20F(on the weather map). I do not think Duluth Minnesota averages below zero in...
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    Hook your phone charging cable to the computer...

    Hook your phone charging cable to the computer usb port. Then look around on the computer for the phone. probably listed under "devices".
    Bill D
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    Folks from Ohio jump in here please. I do not...

    Folks from Ohio jump in here please. I do not believe it stays that low a temperature in Ohio. I thought it seldom got below zero?
    Bill D.
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    AFIK truck radios are the same as most car...

    AFIK truck radios are the same as most car radios. My wife's 1988 oldsmobile was a little odd it had a separate head and a main body buried deeper in the console. Not used in the identical buick...
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    Is 14" of insulation enough for your climate? It...

    Is 14" of insulation enough for your climate? It is marginal here. Do you have air chutes in each rafter bay. Are they clear, not closed off by insulation. I assume this is blown in insulation is...
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    Turtles are older then the dinosaurs. have not...

    Turtles are older then the dinosaurs. have not changed much in the last 250 million years. Unlike computer programs that update to become worse every few years just so you have to buy the new...
  22. I do not think it will fit but they make mini...

    I do not think it will fit but they make mini belt sanders that are pneumatic or powered by an angle grinder. the belt is about 1/2" wide 6" long.Talk to a dentist see what the recomends.
    A brake...
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    My Dad's old drill press sits on a riser made...

    My Dad's old drill press sits on a riser made form chunk of old growth redwood timber he found by the side of the road. So it is probably 500-1,500 years old. The Dp was made around 1940.
    Bill D
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    Get a taperlock pulley and hub to match. Are you...

    Get a taperlock pulley and hub to match. Are you sure
    it is not metric?
    Bill D
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    Aligators coping with icy weather

    https://www.facebook.com/wayne.pryor.16/posts/10218139902641192
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