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    jdlongPosted new reply in Plumbing12/10/2004, 1:46 PM

    Pipe Guy. No. I am aware of them and really should try one. Paper filters have lasted as long as I blow them out frequently. I was not aware of gortex's ability to eliminate dus...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Plumbing12/10/2004, 9:37 AM

    Have you tried removing the filter prior to sucking out water? No. I thought of that and swap them because I do not know if it's a good idea or not. I mean I keep one for wet an...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Plumbing12/10/2004, 1:46 PM

    Pipe Guy. No. I am aware of them and really should try one. Paper filters have lasted as long as I blow them out frequently. I was not aware of gortex's ability to eliminate dus...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Construction12/9/2004, 11:41 AM

    You should be able to grout anchors in with industrial non shrinking grout. Attached is a link to a typical product. anchor grout This type of product is often used to grout he...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Plumbing12/5/2004, 9:28 PM

    If you have good access to the plumbing, tear out the galvanized and replace it with copper. Relining pipe should only be an alternative when the lines are buried in walls and s...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Flooring12/5/2004, 1:59 PM

    Mike, yes. The compressor does not provide enough CFM. I have to stop and wait for it to charge up and then everything is fine. The way I understand it is the cheaper $20 air ha...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Flooring12/4/2004, 6:42 PM

    Mike, thanks. Judging from what you wrote, a $400 Milwaukee 11 amp SDS max model may be a good choice for the kind of work I do. I do have a 1/2" hammer drill but it's not enoug...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Flooring12/4/2004, 3:41 PM

    You don't say how much headroom you actually have but if you have roughly 7 feet at the high point, you might consider building up a wood subfloor with treated tapered joists th...

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    pamPosted new reply in Flooring2/27/2005, 4:28 PM

    I'm looking to buy an electric chipping hammer for removing old mortar when replacing tile. There is a wide variety of sizes and power from 2.5 ft lbs to 20 ft lbs of force. Can...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Plumbing12/4/2004, 12:20 PM

    Expensive is right. I repair them occasionally. Bjd clued you in on the flushometer and carrirer. I Just replaced a door switch timer on a Sloan motor operator. $150, my cost. T...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Framing11/11/2004, 10:12 AM

    I suggest you get a handbook on residential blueprint reading and/or drafting that shows you what all the symbols, abbreviations, etc. mean and how dimensioning standards work. ...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Drywall11/8/2004, 2:31 PM

    I like to use the Means estimating guide as a reference when I estimate a job. Because drywall prices changing almost weekly it is difficult to come up with hard numbers. On lar...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Drywall11/3/2004, 12:16 PM

    Mixing proportions take some experimenting and are almost an art. Nozzel size, air pressure, and texture patterns are a factor too. I have not kept track as to how much water I ...

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    jdlongPosted new reply in Carpentry11/3/2004, 6:47 AM

    When you say wires through the ceiling for electric heat, do you mean wires (cable) to supply current to electric baseboard heaters? If this is the case, there should be breaker...

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