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  0 Thread: What's the best way to move a gun safe?
Post: RE: What's the best way to move a gun safe?

When I had to move my new tablesaw into the basement shop I hired Two Men and a Truck - charged me $100 and took them all of 15min. 3 guys, they put down pads and drop cloths, picked it up and mov...
vernonator Home Improvement 44 19,549 04-02-2021, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: How would you reach the peak of our house to paint it
Post: RE: How would you reach the peak of our house to p...

With a checkbook.....
vernonator Home Improvement 25 1,037 04-02-2021, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: Running Gas Range Without Burner Cap?
Post: RE: Running Gas Range Without Burner Cap?

I would think it would depend upon how your burner cap works. We have a Thermador cooktop and the "cap" is a metal star that sits on top of the burner orifice and just spreads the gas out. If you take...
vernonator Home Improvement 3 403 02-23-2021, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: wOODSMITH RANT
Post: RE: wOODSMITH RANT

(01-08-2021, 12:00 PM)Turner52 Wrote: I recieved my Feb/March issue yesterday. The magazine is 44% advertising by my count and math. Very disapointing I subscribed for years but quit a couple years...
vernonator Woodworking 30 2,684 01-13-2021, 11:44 AM
  0 Thread: Gas Fired, Power Vent, Water Heater??
Post: RE: Gas Fired, Power Vent, Water Heater??

(01-06-2021, 07:37 PM)Robert Adams Wrote:            50 Gallon heat pump operating cost of $104 per year and a 50 gallon condensing water heater is $259.            The Heat pump costs $...
vernonator Home Improvement 18 1,221 01-07-2021, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Pulling stump
Post: RE: Pulling stump

I would use the ULTIMATE back saving device....a checkbook....pay some young entrepreneur to do the dirty work.
vernonator Home Improvement 25 2,571 01-07-2021, 09:21 AM
  0 Thread: Guide to building a new house
Post: RE: Guide to building a new house

We built 15yrs ago and its ALL about your builder - we thought ours was great until things got started then the poop started flowing. We are planning on building again next year to downsize and have a...
vernonator Home Improvement 18 2,153 12-15-2020, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: automotive - jumper cables vs. jumper packs
Post: RE: automotive - jumper cables vs. jumper packs

I got one for each car a few years back and they have saved me a trip to jump the kids cars a couple times. The kids have also used them to start their friends cars several times as well. My only advi...
vernonator Home Improvement 25 3,087 10-15-2020, 11:05 AM
  0 Thread: Is there mouse resistant foam
Post: RE: Is there mouse resistant foam

(08-09-2020, 10:25 AM)Bill Wilson Wrote: Catch and release mouse traps......that's a new one on me. I thought the same...its a frickin mouse, if its still alive a whack to the head usually finishes...
vernonator Home Improvement 17 3,080 08-10-2020, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: Bosch dishwasher leak, a cautionary post
Post: RE: Bosch dishwasher leak, a cautionary post

(08-06-2020, 10:42 AM)Cooler Wrote: I opened my dish washer the other day and the pan was filled with water.  At first I thought the drain was clogged, but I could later see that the agitator (the s...
vernonator Home Improvement 3 780 08-10-2020, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: If it's not one thing, it's the dish washer
Post: RE: If it's not one thing, it's the dish washer

We have had a cascade of failures here recently as well (built the house in '05). First the Bosch dishwasher died replaced with another Bosch, then the Maytag Frontload dryer died - I had replaced 1/2...
vernonator Home Improvement 11 2,049 07-29-2020, 08:23 AM
  0 Thread: Luxery vinyl reccomendation
Post: RE: Luxery vinyl reccomendation

We used LVT's in our laundry room - cannot remember the brand. However if you are worried about flooding in the basement I have a solution. When we finished ours we put down a sheet of the black plast...
vernonator Home Improvement 16 3,255 06-30-2020, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: How do you get under your riding lawnmower?
Post: RE: How do you get under your riding lawnmower?

My ExMark ZTR has a build in jack that is mounted to the front frame. Pull the pin, rotate the jack and crank away. I can jack it up, swap blades and be mowing again in about 15 min....the longest par...
vernonator Home Improvement 31 5,659 06-11-2020, 09:15 AM
  0 Thread: Impact wrench
Post: RE: Impact wrench

(06-03-2020, 07:21 AM)adamcherubini Wrote: I think you want a battery gun, not pneumatic. Air is good for the local tire shop, where they use their impact guns all day long. The 18v models can produ...
vernonator Woodworking Power Tools 19 4,340 06-04-2020, 08:47 AM
  0 Thread: Cordless nailer gas or electric?
Post: RE: Cordless nailer gas or electric?

I have the Ryobi models that go with the rest of my cordless tools. Works great for occasional use. I did a wall of built in cabinets and a desk with it and did not use up one battery. Walnut and plyw...
vernonator Woodworking Power Tools 8 2,216 05-29-2020, 10:13 AM
  0 Thread: Planting Grass
Post: RE: Planting Grass

I have done exactly what you are over 3 acres. This spring/summer keep it mowed down so the weeds are less likely to go to seed. Then in mid august hit it with a broad sprectrum herbacide (Roundup) le...
vernonator Home Improvement 27 7,388 05-18-2020, 12:27 PM
  0 Thread: Repairing ruts in yard
Post: RE: Repairing ruts in yard

(05-04-2020, 11:53 AM)fredhargis Wrote: There's only been 2 ways that ever worked for me, and one of them is what you mentioned: fill and reseed. The second is the go through and till the rows....th...
vernonator Home Improvement 7 1,886 05-05-2020, 08:22 AM
  0 Thread: Hardiboard type stuff vs premium vinyl?
Post: RE: Hardiboard type stuff vs premium vinyl?

(11-13-2019, 12:40 PM)DieselDennis Wrote: Seems to me from reading the entire thread that the installer matters more than choosing Hardi or vinyl. As it is with most things - does anyone remember t...
vernonator Home Improvement 26 6,892 11-18-2019, 09:31 AM
  0 Thread: Hardiboard type stuff vs premium vinyl?
Post: RE: Hardiboard type stuff vs premium vinyl?

One word of warning. If you go Hardie make SURE they install it correctly. As in prime all the cut ends with the supplied primer, correct reveal, waterproofing under plank joints, etc. This applies to...
vernonator Home Improvement 26 6,892 11-04-2019, 11:23 AM
  0 Thread: I am totally embarrassed
Post: RE: I am totally embarrassed

(10-10-2019, 02:14 PM)Turner52 Wrote: Metric is super easy to learn and do in your head. Why this country is too stuborn to convert I will never understand, Yes it would cost money to do, but would ...
vernonator Woodworking 27 8,107 10-11-2019, 08:26 AM

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