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  0 Thread: Switch Box Dilemma
Post: RE: Switch Box Dilemma

Rick_B Wrote: (01-09-2023, 03:33 PM) -- Good afternoon folks. - we have a spare bedroom that has an overhead fan with a light.  Both fan and light are on one wall switch and pull chains on the fixtur...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 10 524 01-13-2023, 03:20 PM
  0 Thread: Toilet Seat Recommendation
Post: RE: Toilet Seat Recommendation

Gibbcutter Wrote: (09-01-2022, 06:33 AM) -- Looking for a toilet seat that stays secure. Been through a couple that the bolts loosen. -- Could it be there is too much slop between the bolt and the ...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 8 643 09-01-2022, 03:02 PM
  0 Thread: Portable Quad box
Post: RE: Portable Quad box

Gary G™ Wrote: (10-06-2020, 05:26 PM) -- Y’a convinced me not to be a cheap bastage. -- If the cord itself is not damaged why not just cut the molded head off and replace with a new cord cap.  The ...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 4 1,427 10-07-2020, 01:19 AM
  0 Thread: Any good circuit tracers
Post: RE: Any good circuit tracers

To answer your question, yes there are good circuit tracers.  Can you buy one for $100? None that I have tried in that price range have been very good. I would suggest renting a good one and doing ...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 13 5,140 11-05-2019, 06:56 PM
  0 Thread: looking for a snow blower cover
Post: RE: looking for a snow blower cover

Big Dave Wrote: (11-28-2018, 07:35 AM) -- Not sure if he's still in business, but this is/was a member here and made covers for snowblowers. (http://kerryallpouch.com/?page_id=54) I won a couple of h...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 10 4,999 12-02-2018, 03:39 PM
  0 Thread: NOS Italian Riffler Rasp & File 5-pc Sets - $25 Shipped USA
Post: RE: Stocking Stuffers - NOS Italian Riffler Rasp &...

JQuacker Wrote: (12-14-2017, 05:03 PM) -- Cheers! Y'all have a lovely holiday time. I still have 10 of the $25 sets. -- Get 'em while they are hot. Got mine yesterday, Thanks!!
AnHonestOpinion Tool Swap N' Sell 22 11,646 12-20-2017, 11:19 PM
  0 Thread: NOS Italian Riffler Rasp & File 5-pc Sets - $25 Shipped USA
Post: RE: Stocking Stuffers - NOS Italian Riffler Rasp &...

JQuacker Wrote: (12-07-2017, 06:51 AM) -- Didn't receive yours...? -- I sent the PM to the wrong person, have just sent a PM to you.
AnHonestOpinion Tool Swap N' Sell 22 11,646 12-07-2017, 02:00 PM
  0 Thread: NOS Italian Riffler Rasp & File 5-pc Sets - $25 Shipped USA
Post: RE: Stocking Stuffers - NOS Italian Riffler Rasp &...

PM Sent
AnHonestOpinion Tool Swap N' Sell 22 11,646 12-06-2017, 11:00 PM
  0 Thread: Gasoline Motor Trouble - need advise
Post: RE: Gasoline Motor Trouble - need advise

Get a spray can of carb cleaner.  When it starts running rough spray the carb and mating surfaces and mounting flange.  If it is a vacuum leak this should help identify it and the location. hopefully ...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 19 10,456 07-10-2017, 10:02 PM
  0 Thread: Three way switch install - why am i getting voltage ?
Post: RE: Three way switch install - why am i getting vo...

There are actually 2 travelers, the red and the black that go between the two switches.  The white should be your neutral conductor.
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 12 6,887 05-02-2017, 05:15 PM
  0 Thread: What is a 'P' trap
Post: RE: What is a 'P' trap

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (04-04-2017, 06:30 AM) -- The reason we no longer use P-Traps is because they siphon the trap dry, making them useless. -- Shouldn't that be S-traps that siphon the trap s dry?
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 12 8,447 04-09-2017, 06:08 PM
  0 Thread: Replacing a vacuum power cord
Post: RE: Replacing a vacuum power cord

A replacement cord is the ideal fix, make sure it incorporates strain relief at the connection end. If not a replacement cord, I would strip then twist the conductors along their length and solder ...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 10 5,456 04-08-2017, 03:08 PM
  0 Thread: Ceiling fan direction switch
Post: RE: Ceiling fan direction switch

If it would still turn the ceiling black then it is still in the air, your lungs will filter it out. I see someone asked about candles whi his a possibility but my question is, we're the tenants sm...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 17 10,196 01-01-2017, 12:15 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas Honing Guide
Post: RE: Veritas Honing Guide

PM received, read and responded to. Thank you.
AnHonestOpinion Tool Swap N' Sell 5 3,791 11-10-2016, 10:25 AM
  0 Thread: Veritas Honing Guide
Post: RE: Veritas Honing Guide

If you take PayPal, I'll take it.
AnHonestOpinion Tool Swap N' Sell 5 3,791 11-10-2016, 01:14 AM
  0 Thread: Appliance Parts Source
Post: Re: Appliance Parts Source

Thanks all![br][br]Looked at all of them and wound up going with dappz. They had the best price on the element & shipping costs and they also had some parts I needed to rebuild my gas grill.........
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 4 5,931 03-25-2016, 06:42 PM
  0 Thread: Appliance Parts Source
Post: Appliance Parts Source

Unable to get it locally I need to order a baking element for our stove.[br][br]Any vendor recommendations?
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 4 5,931 03-25-2016, 03:05 PM
  0 Thread: Threshold between hardwood floor and tiling into bathroom??
Post: Re: Threshold between hardwood floor and tiling in...

When I did mine, I ran the tile a little farther than you've done, I ran just short of the door stop, I cut the wood flooring back to leave a gap between the tile and wood flooring. I then fashioned...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 6 9,528 01-21-2016, 02:17 PM
  0 Thread: Stackable
Post: Re: Stackable

I purchased a Maytag stacked unit in the mid 80's that I was extremely pleased with. Full size washer and electric dryer, top load washer, digital keypad operation. Was able to keep up with the laun...
AnHonestOpinion Home Improvement 7 5,936 09-02-2015, 06:27 PM

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