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Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,222
Posted By Sar-Con
Frost is always deeper under traffic areas. ...

Frost is always deeper under traffic areas. Mentioned earlier, it has something to do with the density of soil. The less dense soil is more laden with air, which provides some insulating properties...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,222
Posted By woodchuck2
Driving on soil definitely drives the frost down...

Driving on soil definitely drives the frost down further. Several yrs ago before i got divorced i began installing an outdoor wood boiler at my home. Problem was i could not afford the insulated pipe...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,222
Posted By Jackpine Savage
I was skeptical about the theory that vehicular...

I was skeptical about the theory that vehicular traffic drives frost too, but seemingly it's true.

We had a pipeline being built round here last winter. They take advantage of winter to make...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,222
Posted By Tscarborough
Dry soil insulates better than wet soil, and when...

Dry soil insulates better than wet soil, and when things begin to thaw, the problems that developed under freeze become apparent.
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,222
Posted By cleveman
I always thought that dry soil freezes worse than...

I always thought that dry soil freezes worse than wet soil because the wet soil is more dense. I based this on the fact that the frost is worst under roads. However, these roads are always cleared...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,222
Posted By dakzaag
Thats a really interesting question, because it...

Thats a really interesting question, because it doesn't seem logical that frost would continue to "grow" after it warms up. Surely the slow freeze of the soil would stop when there is no more push...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,222
Posted By dakzaag
Snow insulates very well. Traffic compresses the...

Snow insulates very well. Traffic compresses the snow, removing the air and eliminating the R value. Traffic itself probably doesn't physically push the frost, but the lack of snow would...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,222
Posted By Redneckpete
Any insulation helps. A bit of straw, snow and...

Any insulation helps. A bit of straw, snow and even a healthy lawn growing over the area makes a huge difference. If you spread 6" of straw over the area early in the season and spread a tarp over...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-27-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,478
Posted By KEVSTIR
Depending on size of glass you can order the...

Depending on size of glass you can order the frames from suppliers. ODL glass has high performance frames with the seals and screws with plugs. Prices could be the same or less for new glass with...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-18-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,478
Posted By jlhaslip
I build a moulding out of wood that inserts into...

I build a moulding out of wood that inserts into the hole with a second moulding that slips into it and covers the back side.
Forum: Electrical 05-02-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 25,325
Posted By mdshunk
No, but only because they are not UL listed and...

No, but only because they are not UL listed and no other reason.
Forum: Plumbing 04-22-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,292
Posted By silvertree
I bid a bath last year in Mpls, not allowed on...

I bid a bath last year in Mpls, not allowed on residential here at this time.
I had a thread going on this last year.
https://www.contractortalk.com/f9/waterless-urinal-41351/
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-19-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,701
Posted By cleveman
K2-I only trapped 2 coyotes in my short career. ...

K2-I only trapped 2 coyotes in my short career. In my opinion, they are more difficult to trap than fox. But there are many more around nowadays.

I read once that a good way to catch them is to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-18-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,701
Posted By TimelessQuality
They are really getting aggressive around here.. ...

They are really getting aggressive around here.. Several small towns are over run. They're eating all the cats, and a lot of dogs.

They aren't afraid of humans any more, 'cause nobody hunts...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-13-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By boman47k
Gotta see

Amazing! Watch the crowd and Simon. Heheh. Love it!

http://us.rd.yahoo.com/csp/sbc/hp/pcm/unknown_singer_becomes_web_sensation/*http://buzz.yahoo.com/buzzlog/92464
Forum: Electrical 04-12-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,994
Posted By Tinstaafl
Better?

Better?
Forum: Electrical 04-11-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,337
Posted By 480sparky
The trip hazard is the only thing you've got...

The trip hazard is the only thing you've got going for you. And 90.1 is about the only thing that comes to mind. 358.12(A) may be used, but depends on where it was installed.

EMT is electrical...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-29-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,472
Posted By Leo G
snappy comebacks...

snappy comebacks (http://www.globe-guardian.com/archives/twisted/tl0005.htm)
Forum: Framing 03-28-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 44,515
Posted By MarkmillerConst
I've done it in apartments seperating two units. ...

I've done it in apartments seperating two units. In California, fire code requires a draft stop every ten feet horizontal, and eight feet vertical. That means every 10 feet, you need to install...
Forum: Electrical 03-27-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,513
Posted By 480sparky
I wear the pouch & tool belt, but I rarely pack...

I wear the pouch & tool belt, but I rarely pack all the tools all day. I only load up with the tools I need for the task at hand. If I'm roughin' in NM, I forgo the belt altogether as I only need...
Forum: Electrical 03-27-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,513
Posted By 220/221
I am a huge organization fan and have been...

I am a huge organization fan and have been searching for years to find the perfect bags. Some are close but nothing is really close to perfect.

I dig the nylon bags with the velcro belt and the...
Forum: Electrical 03-27-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,346
Posted By Magnettica
Potential Difference

This is an excellent video to understand what potential difference is all about.

9:36 long... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1p3fgbDnkY :thumbsup:
Forum: Electrical 03-27-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,513
Posted By mrmike
http://images1.toolup.com/imdir/product/custom_lea...

http://images1.toolup.com/imdir/product/custom_leather_craft/regular/1526.jpgThis has been the best one I have had so far. I have some of those others like the klein bag that you have to rifle thru...
Forum: Electrical 03-26-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,513
Posted By Inner10
I have my belt with a greenlee leather tool...

I have my belt with a greenlee leather tool organizer, my 18" greenlee nylon bag and my 20" greenlee canvas bag.

I only wear the belt when im doing alot of running around, not during stationary...
Forum: Electrical 03-26-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,513
Posted By smc91805
I carry way too much. 5 screwdrivers- 1 demo...

I carry way too much.

5 screwdrivers- 1 demo large flathead, 1 insulated flathead (so i would stop using it as a pry bar and bashing the tip all sorts of awfull.. it's worked so far) 2 rotary's...
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