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  0 Thread: Bosch 1617 plunge base strange problem
Post: RE: Bosch 1617 plunge base strange problem

Sorry, have a great picture but can't figure out how to post it.  I called the nice people at Bosch and they said they'd never heard of this problem.  I sent him a few pictures, told him how it just s...
mlincoln Woodworking Power Tools 3 1,260 08-03-2020, 10:09 PM
  0 Thread: Bosch 1617 plunge base strange problem
Post: Bosch 1617 plunge base strange problem

I normally use another router, but today I reached for the Bosch 1617.  Haven't used it in years and it's only been used very lightly.  Today I was using the plunge base and everything was going great...
mlincoln Woodworking Power Tools 3 1,260 07-26-2020, 06:47 PM
  0 Thread: PVC repair coupling headscratcher
Post: RE: PVC repair coupling headscratcher

Sorry, the coupling was a very basic, slip coupling made of PVC, similar to the one below. https://www.grainger.com/product/447N71?...905489838!
mlincoln Home Improvement 6 1,087 07-15-2020, 05:51 PM
  0 Thread: PVC repair coupling headscratcher
Post: PVC repair coupling headscratcher

So I had to do a repair on a PVC line that was leaking.  I had a 2 inch PVC line coming down and needed to join another line to it.  I was very short on space, and couldn't work a traditional coupling...
mlincoln Home Improvement 6 1,087 07-15-2020, 02:37 PM
  0 Thread: PVC pipe gluing question
Post: PVC pipe gluing question

Put in a new p-trap and pipe section under the sink.  Noticed that I had a leak on a glued connection, which was rather surprising.  I watched some videos on YouTube to try to figure out what I was do...
mlincoln Home Improvement 7 1,678 06-29-2020, 05:48 PM
  0 Thread: grout problems / need advice
Post: RE: grout problems / need advice

Thank you for all the answers.  Last week I went to the JB tile forum and registered, but my registration has not been accepted.  I have a feeling that (like everything else) with the cornonavirus thi...
mlincoln Home Improvement 12 2,476 04-20-2020, 09:29 AM
  0 Thread: Weird plumbing problem
Post: RE: Weird plumbing problem

Is there perhaps a chance you're not getting a complete flush?  We had a very odd toilet problem where every so often it would be a weak flush and some of the poop couldn't make it up over the little ...
mlincoln Home Improvement 23 4,305 04-16-2020, 07:38 PM
  0 Thread: grout problems / need advice
Post: RE: grout problems / need advice

(04-16-2020, 01:01 PM)Roly Wrote: Tile forum  https://www.johnbridge.com/, then go to forums ,advice,  they are the experts and will answer your concerns.   Roly Thank you so much for the advice.  ...
mlincoln Home Improvement 12 2,476 04-16-2020, 01:05 PM
  0 Thread: grout problems / need advice
Post: RE: grout problems / need advice

Regarding replace or dye, I think they replaced it.  The walls were done in white, that's what we complained about, and then redone in black.  I saw them with the little grout saws working away on the...
mlincoln Home Improvement 12 2,476 04-16-2020, 12:34 PM
  0 Thread: grout problems / need advice
Post: grout problems / need advice

Hello, we're having a problem and I need some advice, please.  Had a bathroom redone.  We used a well-recommended contractor and his crew seemed to do a good job except for the grout.  We wanted black...
mlincoln Home Improvement 12 2,476 04-16-2020, 12:09 PM
  0 Thread: Lawn Tools
Post: RE: Lawn Tools

I bought a Husquvara (SP?) at Lowes a few years ago for $200 or $300.  It was pricey.  It starts easily and does nice work.  The problem is if I tip it on its side to trim by the sidewalk, it ...
mlincoln Home Improvement 20 8,502 07-19-2017, 08:53 PM
  0 Thread: Pressure Washer Foul Up
Post: Pressure Washer Foul Up

Never lend your tools, never lend your tools, never lend your tools. Well the neighbor who is super nice to me and the little one asked to borrow the pressure washer.  I said OK.  Neighbor tried to u...
mlincoln Home Improvement 8 3,384 07-19-2017, 08:47 PM
  0 Thread: Bats in the chimney--and house
Post: Bats in the chimney--and house

We have a fireplace with a heatilator around the firebox.  On either side of the firebox is a 10 inch by 8 inch hole, covered by a louvered panel, and inside the hole is a fan that sucks air in.  Then...
mlincoln Home Improvement 11 7,076 12-19-2016, 01:20 PM
  0 Thread: black stuff / debris in bath water
Post: black stuff / debris in bath water

About 6 to 8 months ago my wife began to complain that when she drew the bath water she would get specks of black material in the water. The specks were about 1 to 2 millimeters in diameter / on a sid...
mlincoln Home Improvement 7 5,403 01-19-2016, 09:15 PM
  0 Thread: toddler toilet trouble
Post: toddler toilet trouble

My wife teaches kindergarten. Her classroom toilet seat is very hard to lift up and put down. Her students cannot do it on their own, so she is constantly having to raise it for the boys and lower i...
mlincoln Home Improvement 5 3,656 09-09-2015, 05:48 PM
  0 Thread: Blood meal
Post: Re: Blood meal

I have lots of trouble with blight and other fungal diseases, and I spray a fungicide every couple of weeks. I have found that the critters (deer mostly) will not go near the plants with that stuff o...
mlincoln Home Improvement 5 3,119 08-14-2015, 09:02 AM
  0 Thread: long-term engine storage
Post: long-term engine storage

I have a $600 Ridgid pressure washer. I use it every two years or so. I simply don't have call to use it more than that. I also am thinking of getting a tiller / cultivator which would probably...
mlincoln Home Improvement 5 2,677 08-14-2015, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: gutter problem
Post: gutter problem

On the back of our home is a screened-in porch. Several years ago while having a new roof put on we had some extra money from an insurance settlement (hail) and used it to get covers for the gutters ...
mlincoln Home Improvement 4 2,702 08-05-2015, 08:35 PM
  0 Thread: Restoring an Old Drill Press
Post: Re: Restoring an Old Drill Press - BASE AND COLUMN

Great thread! I'm really enjoying this, and I loved to see the old Makita drill that's still going strong. A couple months ago I found a made in Japan Makita recip saw at a garage sale for $25. ...
mlincoln Woodworking Power Tools 162 226,374 08-01-2010, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: Now that's a kickback!
Post: Re: Now that's a kickback!

[blockquote]woodhead said:Well, I hope we all learned a lesson here... table saws are dangerous and we need to find something safer to cut our wood with!!! Try a handsaw next time!! _________________...
mlincoln Woodworking Power Tools 98 34,703 12-07-2009, 10:17 PM

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