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    In most cases I vote for a ledger board along the...

    In most cases I vote for a ledger board along the back and legs in front. It also makes for efficient use of 5' x 5' plywood. Very easy and fast, especially for an uneven floor. The cabinet needs to...
  2. I solved a problem of the router failing to...

    I solved a problem of the router failing to update the IP address by turning off the router function in the modem/router and installing a separate higher quality router.
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    I have used silicone grease/paste or whatever you...

    I have used silicone grease/paste or whatever you want to call it for spark plugs and electrical connections for 40 years without problem. My introduction to "silicone paste" was to use a little on...
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    I use Firefox because it is what I use. Maybe it...

    I use Firefox because it is what I use. Maybe it has more privacy than others, I couldn't say but it works for me. I have one app that used to use Edge and I think it still does but it is in the...
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    I would get a big sledge hammer and large crow...

    I would get a big sledge hammer and large crow bar to use for breaking the concrete. It is not difficult unless it is really thick or has reinforcement. Then advertise broken concrete on CraigsList...
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    IRC does require makeup air for exhaust systems...

    IRC does require makeup air for exhaust systems larger than 400 cfm but I think only if there are one or more gas, liquid, or solid fuel burning appliances that is neither direct vent or mechanical...
  7. I made mistake in my post the other day. This is...

    I made mistake in my post the other day. This is wrong: "Makeup air is triggered by a low pressure switch that opens a baffle in the exhaust duct."

    It should read: The low pressure switch opens...
  8. If you can do a rooftop fan with 10" or 12" duct...

    If you can do a rooftop fan with 10" or 12" duct from range hood to nearly straight up (minimal or no bends) to the roof, then noise will not be so bad. You can actually cook and talk at the same...
  9. Thread: Crazy PPE

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    Does it have some sort of filter system or is it...

    Does it have some sort of filter system or is it intended to serve some other purpose like keep you from touching your face?
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    Sitting. I do enjoy trying to beat the market...

    Sitting.

    I do enjoy trying to beat the market with a small account.

    Over the past 3 or 4 quarters I have been rebalancing a little and will rebalance the other direction when market or economy...
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    Just keep storing them. You can almost always...

    Just keep storing them. You can almost always find some open space to store a few more. As you start using flat surfaces like bench tops for storage you will find that you only need to save one clear...
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    Mike - I believe you can move to Original...

    Mike - I believe you can move to Original Medicare (this should be easy to verify) but you may not be able to get a Supplemental Plan. If you apply for a Supplemental Plan it may have to go through...
  13. If you are running a transformer that is made to...

    If you are running a transformer that is made to be dimmed for LED lights and you use a dimmer switch foe LED use that dims the transformer then you can still have a problem with strobing or...
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    Poll: Yes, I am worried about catching it. I usually...

    Yes, I am worried about catching it. I usually get the flu even though I always get the flue shot. I am not young and healthy strong anymore.

    I am also pissed off about how the economy is going...
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    I thought tillamook factory in Tillamook, Oregon...

    I thought tillamook factory in Tillamook, Oregon produced dairy products including butter from the 1800s to present day. I remember touring the factory in the 50s.
  16. The darker one doesn't look like cherry to me....

    The darker one doesn't look like cherry to me. You say they are both cut from the same board but they don't have the same grain so I don't understand how you cut them from the same board. Did you cut...
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    Years ago I gave Consumer Reports quite a bit of...

    Years ago I gave Consumer Reports quite a bit of respect. Not so much anymore. In fact, I rarely go there. This is because of buying an expensive double oven and a dishwasher and a refrigerator that...
  18. Using the immune system to fight cancer seems to...

    Using the immune system to fight cancer seems to have gained traction during the past decade and has now developed cures or complete remission for some deadly cancers. It is very encouraging to me to...
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    For 23 years I lived in a house with built in...

    For 23 years I lived in a house with built in vacuum system. It was large 3 story mostly carpet but a few areas of wood or vinyl. After a few years I began to not like the vacuum system and...
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    It is my understanding that the backing on some...

    It is my understanding that the backing on some rugs can stain or damage floor finishes including wood and vinyl flooring.

    When shopping for a new rug look for one that says it is safe for wood...
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    I think that if the wire serving the fixture were...

    I think that if the wire serving the fixture were to short out that it would draw more than fixture uses. More likely the wire would be in a race with the breaker to see if it melted through or the...
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    I think the fixture wire is contained inside the...

    I think the fixture wire is contained inside the fixture enclosure for safety. The pigtail, or what ever it is called that sticks out of the fixture and connects to the line voltage, is kept inside...
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    Neat thing happened but sort of misleading. ...

    Neat thing happened but sort of misleading.

    https://www.planeandpilotmag.com/article/electric-beaver-flies/

    Endurance 15 minutes.

    Cargo and passenger area used for battery space.

    What is...
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    Can't you buy bags for the PC Vac? I think I had...

    Can't you buy bags for the PC Vac? I think I had a PC Vac in the past and used bags. The filter stays in place and bag spreads out around the filter. I think I even bought some HEPA bags for it. In...
  25. HDPE pipe is not damaged by freezing like PVC or...

    HDPE pipe is not damaged by freezing like PVC or copper. Although PEX pipe is made of high density polyethylene, I don't know how freezing would affect its fittings or their connection to the PEX.
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