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  1. replacing cord on fully submersible sump pump: hints?

    Thread title says most of my question. My sump pump is a Flotec that has this power cord that just unscrews from the pump body revealing a plug with three contacts.

    I just want to know if I need...
  2. It's kind of gimmicky but we have one. We have a...

    It's kind of gimmicky but we have one. We have a circle drive and the landscaping in the middle has a spigot in-ground in this little plastic enclosure. A regular hose wouldn't fit but an...
  3. I guess I'm the sucker. I try to buy the opened...

    I guess I'm the sucker. I try to buy the opened stuff. I don't mind the damaged packaging. I do check the item inside to make sure everything's there..
  4. Our recently built house has a vaulted ceiling in...

    Our recently built house has a vaulted ceiling in the great room. It was originally designed with collar ties. As construction proceeded, they learned that we really didn't need them. We did them...
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    I did this a while back. It wasn't that...

    I did this a while back. It wasn't that expensive and works pretty well. I was disappointed in the torque at the low end. Fortunately, I don't go that low much. Controlling the speed in the...
  6. I had an old corded (super cheap) B&D drill that...

    I had an old corded (super cheap) B&D drill that sufficed for drilling screw holes into my basement foundation. I used the thing maybe three times a year. We decided to redo our kitchen and I...
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    I'm not a fan of small gas engines that only get...

    I'm not a fan of small gas engines that only get intermittent use. I'm not that good about running them dry or using stabilizer and they get gummed up. so when I looked for a shredder/chipper, I...
  8. Do you have a Woodcraft nearby. Mine is a pickup...

    Do you have a Woodcraft nearby. Mine is a pickup point for a sharpener. You can also have some assurance of quality. Woodcraft wouldn't deal with someone who ruins blades for very long.

    In my...
  9. thanks to all. I ordered the paper from...

    thanks to all.

    I ordered the paper from Amazon.
    My plan is to pre-finish with two coats of shellac so I get sort of a natural look but a more pleasing feel.
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    Another +1 to Rogers suggestion about the...

    Another +1 to Rogers suggestion about the repeater. I'm not using mine right now but the plan is to build a cabinet below the wall mounted screen for all the components. The cabinet will fully hide...
  11. Thanks Kevin, ordered.

    Thanks Kevin,
    ordered.
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    +1 for Logitech Harmony It's based around...

    +1 for Logitech Harmony
    It's based around "Activities". An Activity is basically the thing you want to do. For me, that's: Watch TV, Play a DVD, or Listen to Radio. For each of those things, it...
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    Chris, Check your Logitech battery. We have a...

    Chris, Check your Logitech battery. We have a Harmony that we charge about once a week.
  14. John, I don't want to use anything plastic...

    John, I don't want to use anything plastic because removal would be difficult. My understanding from this thread is that if I use paper, I can simply spray it with a bit of water and the water will...
  15. I just looked on amazon and found a lot of vinyl....

    I just looked on amazon and found a lot of vinyl. Do you have a preferred brand?
  16. So my list for testing is shellac transfer tape...

    So my list for testing is
    shellac
    transfer tape
    spray lacquer
    pledge
    my beloved water borne varnish
  17. The tape is tempting but once I engrave there...

    The tape is tempting but once I engrave there will bee a lot of little pieces to remove. How hard is removal? I donít want to spend hours with an X-acto knife.

    pledge, really? I never would have...
  18. It seems to me that the objective of both badges...

    It seems to me that the objective of both badges should be to build the necessary confidence to be an apt learner. If the scout, after completing the badge, doesn't say, "oh, I could never do that"...
  19. My take from the boy scout requirements are that...

    My take from the boy scout requirements are that you would have a tough time finding someone with a brace and bit. I gave my dads B&B away a long time ago.

    all due respect to the neanders out...
  20. finishing Baltic Birch Plywood prior to engraving

    I have to make about 200 Christmas ornaments using 1/8" BB. Last year, I didn't use any finish and had to sand off the smoke. This year, I would like to apply something first.

    I'm going for a...
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    What a timely thread! A weather station has been...

    What a timely thread! A weather station has been on my wish list for a long time. here's what I want:

    1. No computer required. I want it to connect to Weather Underground so I can see it from...
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    I grew up in Kansas and knew a lot of farmers. ...

    I grew up in Kansas and knew a lot of farmers.
    ó they hate cutting the stuff. It dulls chainsaw blades. Could be hard on that chipper.
    ó be careful burning the stuff. They said it burns very...
  23. I moved three years ago and built a new basement...

    I moved three years ago and built a new basement shop. Things I did in the new shop:
    ó led lights. 4í fluorescent tubes were installed ad hot and dingy
    ó covered all walls with OSB. Now I can...
  24. What would be the harm in lowering the pressure...

    What would be the harm in lowering the pressure to the washer to, say 40lbs, at that pressure, standard hoses should last a long time. Sure, it would take longer to fill but my machine doesnít use...
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    Bill, I have the Kyocera DuraForce which is the...

    Bill, I have the Kyocera DuraForce which is the brigadiers big brother. I got it because the case is already rugged so I donít have to buy an otter box. I canít count the times Iíve dropped the...
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