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  0 Thread: HVLP Gun
Post: RE: HVLP Gun

I know you don't want to hear this but we use the cheap Harbor freight gun.  It is one of their Gems.
fixtureman Finishing 11 419 10-13-2021, 10:41 AM
  0 Thread: repair garage slab
Post: RE: repair garage slab

2 years ago I had my garage floor replaced they crushed the old slab and used a lot of it for fill then new stone to level and then they poured it along with my side walk 2 days and $7000
fixtureman Home Improvement 10 608 10-07-2021, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: tankless - water electric
Post: RE: tankless - water electric

mdhills Wrote: (09-08-2021, 07:51 AM) -- We had a passive recirculating system when we moved in. Amazing to have instant hot water, but.... I almost passed out when we got our first gas bill. Ma...
fixtureman Home Improvement 12 1,006 09-08-2021, 09:33 AM
  0 Thread: Carpet Tiles
Post: RE: Carpet Tiles

The tiles have a foam back feels like the carpet in my living room  They were real easy to install as long as you make sure your arrows are pointed the same way.  they have a sight overlap at the seam...
fixtureman Home Improvement 7 505 09-03-2021, 02:23 PM
  0 Thread: Carpet Tiles
Post: RE: Carpet Tiles

when I did my bedroom the squares were on sale and cost the same as carpet and pad with no installation
fixtureman Home Improvement 7 505 09-03-2021, 06:00 AM
  0 Thread: Carpet Tiles
Post: RE: Carpet Tiles

I put some down in my bedroom about a year ago and it looks good can't tell it is not roll carpet.  Got mine from Home Depot
fixtureman Home Improvement 7 505 09-02-2021, 05:26 PM
  0 Thread: Mini split install
Post: RE: Mini split install

I have a regular AC unit that I installed myself.  It came precharged and the line also were precharged.  It has not lost any pressure and works good.
fixtureman Home Improvement 3 500 08-24-2021, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Air Conditioner condenser in garage
Post: RE: Air Conditioner condenser in garage

I would check with the building department and your insurance about that.  Insurance may not pay if there is a fire.
fixtureman Home Improvement 12 1,033 08-17-2021, 05:44 PM
  0 Thread: Best CNC kit below $3000
Post: RE: Best CNC kit below $3000

They look look they are made out of plywood.  not the best material for a CNC
fixtureman Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,155 08-16-2021, 05:38 AM
  0 Thread: bees in ceiling, is it going to collapse tonight?!
Post: RE: bees in ceiling, is it going to collapse tonig...

Years ago I printed Gleans in Bee Culture.  One article was how to capture swarms with a shop vac.  They would put a screen over the outlet then suck the bees in and then put a screen over the inlet.
fixtureman Home Improvement 15 1,600 08-05-2021, 11:40 AM
  0 Thread: More wiring help
Post: RE: More wiring help

Try swapping the 2 black wires on the toggle switch
fixtureman Home Improvement 12 925 08-02-2021, 12:59 PM
  0 Thread: AC Maintenance
Post: RE: AC Maintenance

BIL had a problem and I went over and it was the Capacitor that was bad but when I pulled the panel to replace it his coil was plugged with grass clippings and leaves. Trane unit
fixtureman Home Improvement 19 4,377 07-22-2021, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: Resurfacing a fridge
Post: RE: Resurfacing a fridge

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (07-01-2021, 07:06 AM) -- IMHO... rattle can paint will always look like rattle can paint. Consider buying a qt can of decent polyurethane or enamel and shoot it with your HF gun....
fixtureman Home Improvement 15 1,563 07-01-2021, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: PM66 3hp 1ph powered by gas generator?
Post: RE: PM66 3hp 1ph powered by gas generator?

Wouldn't my Balder 5HP motor trip a 30 amp breaker if it drew that much or the 60 amp main breaker
fixtureman Woodworking Power Tools 27 2,491 06-30-2021, 07:57 AM
  0 Thread: PM66 3hp 1ph powered by gas generator?
Post: RE: PM66 3hp 1ph powered by gas generator?

TDKPE Wrote: (06-29-2021, 06:06 AM) -- A 3 hp motor is going to draw on the order of 80-100A at 240V to start, which is 19-24kVA.  If the generator can’t deliver that while maintaining adequate volta...
fixtureman Woodworking Power Tools 27 2,491 06-30-2021, 05:53 AM
  0 Thread: Wireless Home Security
Post: RE: Wireless Home Security

barnowl Wrote: (06-26-2021, 08:25 AM) -- If I didn't have a detached shop, I'd be using Simply Safe. My brother in CA has it, and it works well. Oh, and you can get a smoke detector for the sys...
fixtureman Home Improvement 8 837 06-26-2021, 12:43 PM
  0 Thread: Planting Grass
Post: RE: Planting Grass

I used a brand of weed vegetation killer called Barrier spray once and no groth for 3 years
fixtureman Home Improvement 36 12,105 06-25-2021, 12:25 PM
  0 Thread: Which prong on plug gets black eire?
Post: RE: Which prong on plug gets black eire?

An electrician once told his apprentice when wiring up florescent fixtures I will beat you black and blue if you don't wire them that way.  That was his way of telling them how to wire it.
fixtureman Home Improvement 13 1,315 06-21-2021, 11:15 AM
  0 Thread: cooling a greenhouse
Post: RE: cooling a greenhouse

My dad had his high pressure boiler license and we had 3 boilers.  In the summer we would cook the ground for 8 hrs a section that was 15 X 300 ft for each section.  Ours was the largest single owner ...
fixtureman Home Improvement 19 1,560 06-14-2021, 08:37 AM
  0 Thread: cooling a greenhouse
Post: RE: cooling a greenhouse

When we had our greenhouse we used white shade spray and the roof vents to try to keep it cool.  Ours probably was a little bigger then yours as it covered 1 1/2 acres
fixtureman Home Improvement 19 1,560 06-13-2021, 03:45 PM

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