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  0 Thread: DEWALT DW618PKB plunge router
Post: RE: DEWALT DW618PKB plunge router

museumguy Wrote: (07-10-2022, 09:31 AM) -- Can you explain why you say that it cannot be adjusted in a router table? -- can't raise or lower bit.  the lever that locks motor in place is OFF
varkpilot Woodworking Power Tools 6 310 07-10-2022, 11:57 AM
  0 Thread: DEWALT DW618PKB plunge router
Post: DEWALT DW618PKB plunge router

DEWALT DW618PKB suitable for router table install???  Can't adjust height when upside down in table.  Fine when standing up.
varkpilot Woodworking Power Tools 6 310 07-09-2022, 08:34 PM
  0 Thread: hand-held shower heads
Post: hand-held shower heads

time for an upgrade, want one with a massage selection that will blow me out of the shower!  LOL suggestions?
varkpilot Home Improvement 6 656 03-29-2022, 11:11 AM
  0 Thread: router lift for DW618PKB??
Post: router lift for DW618PKB??

I used "router raizer" for my last router that recently broke.  I liked it but this source does not have a lift for my new router. Suggestions???
varkpilot Woodworking Power Tools 1 324 01-09-2022, 09:57 AM
  0 Thread: stovetop with melted plastic
Post: RE: stovetop with melted plastic

ahhhh....."a liberal application of GOOGLE"....why didn't I think of that!!  LOL! it's a glass top and the "scars" are on the heating element. the first thing I tried:  warm the element and appl...
varkpilot Home Improvement 13 1,468 12-05-2021, 08:12 AM
  0 Thread: stovetop with melted plastic
Post: stovetop with melted plastic

The standard plastic cover for microwave cooking fell on a heated stove top. Can't get the melted plastic off [tried single razor blade (which USUALLY cleans everything)]. Is it there forever???
varkpilot Home Improvement 13 1,468 12-04-2021, 08:49 PM
  0 Thread: BEHR roof paint
Post: RE: BEHR roof paint

Three [maybe more] years, used this on porch asphalt shingles. Contractor & I screwed up.....shade that I wanted wasn't installed. Porch is on north side of house; live in seacoast NH. Shing...
varkpilot Home Improvement 7 4,431 08-08-2021, 08:21 AM
  0 Thread: Mice Traps - Suggestions?
Post: Mice Traps - Suggestions?

"Minor" infestation!  Got one via old-fashion spring trap. AMAZON has a countless list. What has worked for you??  Should I plan for outside & inside? Thanks in advance!
varkpilot Home Improvement 25 2,851 07-05-2021, 08:35 AM
  0 Thread: Plunge base for PC 690LR type 2 router
Post: Plunge base for PC 690LR type 2 router

Decal  on my PC router says "690LR type 2" Looking for compatible plunge router base. When I bought it [yard sale], seller said he had a plunge base for it but couldn't find it. Seller DID HAVE own...
varkpilot Woodworking Power Tools 9 2,020 03-28-2021, 10:26 AM
  0 Thread: wrong thread but need help
Post: wrong thread but need help

My question doesn't belong here..........apologies in advance Tried other threads. Trying to post pics of my PC router but rejected for size..........too many MGBs. How do I reduce a .jpg to ...
varkpilot Woodworking Power Tools 5 1,008 03-03-2021, 08:47 PM
  0 Thread: Venting clothes dryer thru roof?
Post: RE: Venting clothes dryer thru roof?

Suggestions on how to shelter a roof vent in snow country??
varkpilot Home Improvement 7 1,068 02-23-2021, 04:45 PM
  0 Thread: wood floor squeak
Post: wood floor squeak

3/4" solid oak flooring on 1st floor ....squeak! Tried fixing by going to basement/crawl space but it appears that the squeak is right by basement wall and the crawl space. I've tried shims and mec...
varkpilot Home Improvement 5 815 02-18-2021, 11:39 AM
  0 Thread: MOEN lav hot water handle misaligned
Post: RE: MOEN lav hot water handle misaligned

cams2705 Wrote: (01-21-2021, 03:17 PM) -- I have a similar Moen faucet in all the bathrooms in our home.  There is no screw or pop-off cap on the faucet to align. Look HERE (https://www.moen.com/s...
varkpilot Home Improvement 5 1,006 01-22-2021, 11:33 AM
  0 Thread: MOEN lav hot water handle misaligned
Post: RE: MOEN lav hot water handle misaligned

varkpilot Wrote: (01-21-2021, 10:38 AM) -- how do I realign hot water handle?? -- I should have mentioned in my OP that I searched all around the handle and the base for a set screw.......found non...
varkpilot Home Improvement 5 1,006 01-21-2021, 02:13 PM
  0 Thread: MOEN lav hot water handle misaligned
Post: MOEN lav hot water handle misaligned

how do I realign hot water handle??
varkpilot Home Improvement 5 1,006 01-21-2021, 10:38 AM
  0 Thread: Bathroom Fan - no light
Post: Bathroom Fan - no light

Problem with bath fan [PANASONIC FV-08VQL4], in particular its light box [FV-LF003] The light box uses two florescent bulbs…..four pin….18W.  PANASONIC bulbs hard to find & very expensive.  Have us...
varkpilot Home Improvement 5 1,621 11-27-2020, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: expandable garden hoses
Post: expandable garden hoses

comments???..........just another garden hose gimmick???
varkpilot Home Improvement 16 2,993 07-11-2020, 08:14 AM
  0 Thread: JD D-130 throttle lever replace
Post: JD D-130 throttle lever replace

Has anyone replaced the throttle mechanism?  The throttle lever [orange pc] broke at the bottom. My D-130 has just ONE lever. YOUTUBE videos imply that the task isn't that difficult. However,...
varkpilot Home Improvement 5 1,833 04-13-2020, 02:33 PM
  0 Thread: electric clothes dryer - heating coil
Post: RE: electric clothes dryer - heating coil

THANKS TO ALL FOR THE REPLIES! Our machine is as old as the pyramids!!  MAYTAG A512 that has served us very well [told by the techies:  "as long as you can get parts, keep it!"] Should have prov...
varkpilot Home Improvement 13 4,412 01-01-2020, 11:42 AM
  0 Thread: electric clothes dryer - heating coil
Post: electric clothes dryer - heating coil

electric dryer heating coil - is it either ALL on or ALL off?  clothes dry but not as fast as usual.
varkpilot Home Improvement 13 4,412 12-30-2019, 03:58 PM

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