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  0 Thread: On the top, bottom, or side? - freezers that is
Post: RE: On the top, bottom, or side? - freezers that i...

DogwoodTales Wrote: (09-25-2022, 04:07 PM) -- Looking to buy a new fridge. What are your pros/cons about having the freezer on the top, the bottom, or a side by side unit? Thanks -- Have had them...
bottd Home Improvement 31 643 09-25-2022, 06:44 PM
  0 Thread: Need some of this
Post: RE: Need some of this

Gregor1 Wrote: (05-02-2022, 04:23 PM) -- Thanks for the responses. I didn't find quite what I need, but at least now I know what I am looking for. -- https://www.amazon.com/Q-Legrand-WP1014-WH-V1-L...
bottd Woodworking 9 1,239 05-02-2022, 05:24 PM
  0 Thread: pocket door install in new wall?
Post: RE: pocket door install in new wall?

Yes, Johnson makes some great pocket door systems and there are a few youtube videos that show exactly the installation process.
bottd Home Improvement 11 893 04-27-2022, 07:04 PM
  0 Thread: Testing an HVAC Unit
Post: RE: Testing an HVAC Unit

crokett™ Wrote: (11-11-2021, 03:49 PM) -- Someone I know moved a small  house for his in-laws.  He has the HVAC unit (heat pump) from before the house was moved.  He wants to test it before installin...
bottd Home Improvement 11 1,389 11-13-2021, 02:00 PM
  0 Thread: How do you shingle the peak with architectural shingles?
Post: RE: How do you shingle the peak with architectural...

Dumb_Polack Wrote: (11-08-2021, 08:51 AM) -- Hi, So I'm re-shingling the roof on our shed I build 15+ yrs ago.  I accidentally bought architectural shingles vs the 3-tab ones that were on there.  ...
bottd Home Improvement 14 1,840 11-08-2021, 09:59 PM
  0 Thread: Replace heat and air in my house
Post: RE: Replace heat and air in my house

gear jammer Wrote: (10-03-2021, 08:10 PM) -- I've gotten two bids on central heat and air. Both are 13 seer AC. 16 seer is another $450 dollars. Do I need the higher ratings in an AC unit. I'm in NW ...
bottd Home Improvement 13 2,129 10-04-2021, 03:40 PM
  0 Thread: wiring/conduit question
Post: RE: wiring/conduit question

Thinking about connecting that 10 gauge wire to outlets - just asking - But pigtailing the outlets in with 12 gauge wire would be perfectly acceptable, right?
bottd Home Improvement 31 4,902 09-20-2021, 05:39 AM
  0 Thread: HVAC Install
Post: RE: HVAC Install

TDKPE Wrote: (06-22-2021, 02:22 PM) -- I guess I'm too late, but the exceptions you're probably referring to are in Article 440, and allow an "oversized" breaker or fuse value than the wire gauge wou...
bottd Home Improvement 10 1,522 06-22-2021, 03:10 PM
  0 Thread: HVAC Install
Post: RE: HVAC Install

bottd Wrote: (06-14-2021, 03:50 PM) -- I agree if I was buying the wire from scratch it would make sense to just go with the 10 gauge but I have at least 100 feet of 12/2 in both romex and bx sitting...
bottd Home Improvement 10 1,522 06-22-2021, 02:10 PM
  0 Thread: HVAC Install
Post: RE: HVAC Install

I agree if I was buying the wire from scratch it would make sense to just go with the 10 gauge but I have at least 100 feet of 12/2 in both romex and bx sitting on a shelf in my shop and was hoping to...
bottd Home Improvement 10 1,522 06-14-2021, 03:50 PM
  0 Thread: HVAC Install
Post: RE: HVAC Install

EricU Wrote: (06-13-2021, 09:21 PM) -- Someone asked this exact question on Mike Holt forums last year and I don't understand the answers. -- I know generally speaking 12 gauge for 20 amps, 10 gaug...
bottd Home Improvement 10 1,522 06-13-2021, 09:41 PM
  0 Thread: HVAC Install
Post: HVAC Install

My day job is commercial HVAC, zero installs...all repair and maintenance. I have been ask to help with a charity install of a Mitsubishi VRF system this coming weekend. The equipment is already bough...
bottd Home Improvement 10 1,522 06-13-2021, 06:27 PM
  0 Thread: drop point utility knife blade
Post: RE: drop point utility knife blade

KyleD Wrote: (06-12-2021, 02:45 PM) -- Why doe nobody make a drop point blade for utility knives? I carry a folding utility knife around and am always dulling or breaking the very tip. A drop point w...
bottd Woodworking 7 1,540 06-12-2021, 08:07 PM
  0 Thread: canless lights and the electrical code
Post: RE: canless lights and the electrical code

EricU Wrote: (06-04-2021, 09:56 AM) -- There are a lot of led lights that go in a hole in the ceiling and have a remote junction box.  I see they sell brackets to attach the junction box to the light...
bottd Home Improvement 14 2,478 06-07-2021, 04:16 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing, then screwing two pieces of wood for improved structural performance
Post: RE: Gluing, then screwing two pieces of wood for i...

taxman Wrote: (05-28-2021, 11:37 AM) -- Hi, Any idea why the cover would affect the compressor? I was about to install such a device, mainly to stop/slow rain coming in the back and had not consid...
bottd Woodworking 13 2,215 05-28-2021, 05:20 PM
  0 Thread: replacement Ridgid vac hose
Post: RE: replacement Ridgid vac hose

Howard Pollack Wrote: (03-20-2021, 09:23 AM) -- Do folks have a recommendation for replacement hose for a Ridgid shop vacuum cleaner?  The one I've struggled with for years is too short inflexible an...
bottd Woodworking 8 1,465 03-20-2021, 10:46 AM
  0 Thread: Air Conditioner for Studio
Post: RE: Air Conditioner for Studio

Not sure about the other mini split manufactures but a nice thing about mitsubishi is they don't hide anything. There website, mylinkdrive, is great. https://mylinkdrive.com/USA
bottd Home Improvement 18 4,330 10-18-2020, 07:12 AM
  0 Thread: Alternating tread stairs?
Post: RE: Alternating tread stairs?

JDuke Wrote: (09-20-2020, 06:05 PM) -- I have seen online several examples of alternating tread stairs, has anyone here had any experience with them? I just put a loft in my shop for storage, and ...
bottd Home Improvement 16 3,266 09-21-2020, 09:40 PM
  0 Thread: cutting a laminate countertop
Post: RE: cutting a laminate countertop

EricU Wrote: (09-03-2020, 02:12 PM) -- Anyone ever do this?  We are going to put a freezer in, and the only good place to put it has a counter.  But no cabinets underneath.  It's weird. -- You coul...
bottd Home Improvement 12 2,003 09-04-2020, 05:33 AM
  0 Thread: expandable garden hoses
Post: RE: expandable garden hoses

varkpilot Wrote: (07-11-2020, 08:14 AM) -- comments???..........just another garden hose gimmick??? -- They will mess with a backflow preventer, in use it will pulse and spray water. Makes a mess, ...
bottd Home Improvement 16 3,051 07-11-2020, 12:08 PM

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