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  0 Thread: #8 wire outside
Post: RE: #8 wire outside

I would bury it in conduit.
crokett™ Home Improvement 4 162 10-18-2021, 02:21 PM
  0 Thread: can anyone say what this box/switch is for?
Post: RE: can anyone say what this box/switch is for?

why is the cover off? is there any kind of a brand name or model number on it anywhere?
crokett™ Home Improvement 5 470 09-23-2021, 02:53 PM
  0 Thread: Carpet Tiles
Post: RE: Carpet Tiles

fixtureman Wrote: (09-03-2021, 06:00 AM) -- when I did my bedroom the squares were on sale and cost the same as carpet and pad with no installation -- I need to price the carpet+pad+installation vs...
crokett™ Home Improvement 7 508 09-03-2021, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: Carpet Tiles
Post: Carpet Tiles

My office shares space with exercise equipment.  We're going to do some rearranging to get that out and into another space.  Half the room has rubber mat flooring.  The other half (my office) is carpe...
crokett™ Home Improvement 7 508 09-02-2021, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: Mower Main Pulley Bolt Removal
Post: RE: Mower Main Pulley Bolt Removal

Thanks for all the replies. Something was bugging me after I posted this. I looked at the parts diagram for this mower, then looked more thoroughly at the mower, and with a better light. The bracke...
crokett™ Home Improvement 8 559 08-29-2021, 06:57 PM
  0 Thread: Mower Main Pulley Bolt Removal
Post: RE: Mower Main Pulley Bolt Removal

Not a dumb question. I don’t know. I’ll check more thoroughly later today
crokett™ Home Improvement 8 559 08-28-2021, 08:43 AM
  0 Thread: Mower Main Pulley Bolt Removal
Post: Mower Main Pulley Bolt Removal

I need to change the Main  belt on a walk behind mower.  I need to get the bolt out of the engine shaft.  A wrench just spins the engine.  I can try clamping the operator handles to lock the engine to...
crokett™ Home Improvement 8 559 08-28-2021, 07:38 AM
  0 Thread: pre-filter for septic system?
Post: RE: pre-filter for septic system?

I mostly use latex paints. I wash brushes, etc outside with a garden hose. Anything that requires solvents I clean the equipment in the solvent, rinse it outside then store the used solvent until I ...
crokett™ Home Improvement 4 449 08-26-2021, 05:09 PM
  0 Thread: Flashing Where a Roof Meets a Wall
Post: Flashing Where a Roof Meets a Wall

I'm going to add a lean-to off the back of my shed.  I want a place to park both mowers plus hang some extra tools.   I'll  enclose the west/north facing wall since that is where all of our weather co...
crokett™ Home Improvement 4 544 07-26-2021, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: Is this water going to be problematic?
Post: RE: Is this water going to be problematic?

mound Wrote: (07-16-2021, 06:54 AM) -- I may consider removing most of the concrete, leaving the basic pool deck, and grading dirt and grass. There is way more concrete than is needed to surround a p...
crokett™ Home Improvement 24 2,220 07-16-2021, 12:13 PM
  0 Thread: half inch drop in 22ft drain line
Post: RE: half inch drop in 22ft drain line

Mr_Mike Wrote: (07-07-2021, 07:22 PM) -- Outside shower?  Only grey water? Dig a drywall and be done.  Don't connect to the house drain. Heck, drain into the yard. -- This.  I wouldn't tie in...
crokett™ Home Improvement 7 628 07-07-2021, 08:59 PM
  0 Thread: subpanel for minisplits
Post: RE: subpanel for minisplits

Roly Wrote: (06-15-2021, 09:05 AM) -- Check on the minimum size sub panel box in your area.  Ours is a 100 amp panel but can be fed with a smaller breaker such as a 60a.   Roly -- I don;t think I...
crokett™ Home Improvement 12 1,209 06-15-2021, 10:38 AM
  0 Thread: drip, drip, drip...
Post: RE: drip, drip, drip...

Open the living room ceiling. You need to see what's going on in there, and you likely need to dry things out. Hopefully it's not a popcorn ceiling. Also, if it happens when there's water in the sho...
crokett™ Home Improvement 10 1,105 06-03-2021, 07:52 AM
  0 Thread: Planting Grass
Post: RE: Planting Grass

Neil, if I wanted to try again for grass this fall, when should I spread the love your soil? does it matter? does it need to be worked in?
crokett™ Home Improvement 36 12,133 06-01-2021, 11:41 AM
  0 Thread: Using grey PVC For Sprinkler
Post: RE: Using grey PVC For Sprinkler

JosephP Wrote: (05-30-2021, 10:04 PM) -- Gray as in conduit?  can be schedule 40 or 80. You are putting relatively little pressure in it...right?  Very little consequence if it fails, right?  Spri...
crokett™ Home Improvement 5 676 06-01-2021, 07:54 AM
  0 Thread: Using grey PVC For Sprinkler
Post: Using grey PVC For Sprinkler

I buried some grey PVC under my driveway a few years ago for a radio fence that we don’t use any longer.  I know grey pvc isn’t pressure rated.  Would be a problem if I repurposed it for a sprinkler l...
crokett™ Home Improvement 5 676 05-30-2021, 07:27 PM
  0 Thread: Planting Grass
Post: RE: Planting Grass

oscarMadison Wrote: (05-28-2021, 02:52 PM) -- kill all the grass, let the weeds grow, tell your neighbors your going for the natural yard look. -- thats more or less what Im doing now.  I don't hav...
crokett™ Home Improvement 36 12,133 05-28-2021, 03:19 PM
  0 Thread: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture
Post: RE: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture

MT Woodworker Wrote: (05-27-2021, 04:31 PM) -- I was meaning if done by an electrician, it will have permits and be code compliant. Should have added in the original post. -- That's not always a...
crokett™ Home Improvement 28 2,616 05-27-2021, 06:05 PM
  0 Thread: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture
Post: RE: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture

Admiral Wrote: (05-27-2021, 02:25 PM) -- Code compliance is code compliance, no matter if it were DIY or professionally done, at least in my town (NJ).  So long as you pull the permits and get inspec...
crokett™ Home Improvement 28 2,616 05-27-2021, 03:48 PM
  0 Thread: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture
Post: RE: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture

MT Woodworker Wrote: (05-22-2021, 02:35 PM) -- Ok, I will ask Why not call an electrician? Better than an eletrical fire not covered by insurance as it was DIY...... -- Why would you think that ...
crokett™ Home Improvement 28 2,616 05-27-2021, 11:59 AM

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