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Forum: Electrical 07-08-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By P42003
Where does the current come from that would cause...

Where does the current come from that would cause the dielectric process? If from the electrical panel, then the panel would have to be very, very close to the window well, otherwise it would seem to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By P42003
Spray foam was something I thought about...

Spray foam was something I thought about suggesting to him, especially as he has some ductwork (a return?) in the attic. Thank you for your perspective and experiences.
Forum: Carpentry 03-05-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 985
Posted By P42003
Knot free material I hope. If you desire to...

Knot free material I hope.

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Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By P42003
I told him last year that if it were my house I...

I told him last year that if it were my house I would build and fasten a fixed measuring stick hanging from the center of the truss and hanging plumb. Maybe make it out of a stick of cut aluminum or...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By P42003
The cracking is not limited to the kitchen on the...

The cracking is not limited to the kitchen on the garage end of the house, but includes the full middle length of the home, including the far bedrooms. A foundation company used lasers and told the...
Forum: Roofing 02-29-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By P42003
Side note: Have the soil treated for termites...

Side note: Have the soil treated for termites before you pour the slab, especially around all existing posts and side walls.
Forum: General Discussion 02-29-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By P42003
Amateur opinion here: The air permeable...

Amateur opinion here: The air permeable fiberglass allowed vapor drive from the sidewalls to move in the interior direction, once the vapor left the wall it moved up and condensed on the ceiling...
Forum: General Discussion 02-29-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By P42003
Thanks Tom, yes, I saw advice about the clips,...

Thanks Tom, yes, I saw advice about the clips, and also about attaching molding to the ceiling and let it float up and down against the wall.

I was trying to think of a way to prevent the bottom...
Forum: General Discussion 02-29-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By P42003
Maybe you could take that fragment to a color...

Maybe you could take that fragment to a color copy store and then put the copy in a picture frame for the homeowners. I live in an 1880's building, so I might be biased.
Forum: General Discussion 02-29-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By P42003
I would like to understand more of what is...

I would like to understand more of what is causing a problem for a friend and hopefully refer him to a local person who can fix it.

I have performed unrelated service work at this home quarterly...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,318
Posted By P42003
There is a "contractor engineer" with a YouTube...

There is a "contractor engineer" with a YouTube channel entitled "Construction Engineering & Failure Analysis" that lives for this. He has his phone number publicly listed and says people can text...
Forum: Framing 02-03-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By P42003
Maybe they needed a pull point and used this...

Maybe they needed a pull point and used this corner. See that hole I marked that looks like it's on an angle.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-01-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By P42003
Cannibals will not starve then. Seriously there's...

Cannibals will not starve then. Seriously there's probably more of these psychopaths then people want to consider. There's a lot of potentials and then something triggers. If they use a gun it's...
Forum: Health & Safety 02-01-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,151
Posted By P42003
"It's all food. Too bad the whole world isn't as...

"It's all food. Too bad the whole world isn't as rich as ours."

True, but the environmentalists are suggesting that meat should be a delicatessen not the common everyday meal because of the...
Forum: Health & Safety 01-31-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,151
Posted By P42003
FIRST TWO COMMENTS: Dave Baltrus: It...

FIRST TWO COMMENTS:


Dave Baltrus:

It is likely that the evolutionary relationships found between these two protein sequences of both viruses are due to a complete coincidence and, stepping...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-26-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By P42003
I'm not a painter but I've used a "stain" product...

I'm not a painter but I've used a "stain" product called Lastiseal / Radonseal on my brick building interior and exterior. I used a matte clear sealer indoors to reduce dusting and a pigmented sealer...
Forum: Health & Safety 01-26-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,151
Posted By P42003
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC59067...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5906799/
Forum: Health & Safety 01-26-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,151
Posted By P42003
What country of any size doesn't have a...

What country of any size doesn't have a biological weapons program and how does it coming from "near" a biological weapons research center directly implicate that lab or country? It would be simple...
Forum: HVAC 01-26-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By P42003
How often is the rollup door opened and which one...

How often is the rollup door opened and which one can bring the air to a semi-comfortable range the quickest after it is closed? I would assume it is the forced air unit.
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By P42003
Is this the siding? Can you make "hollow" panels...

Is this the siding? Can you make "hollow" panels with 1x pressure treated for the inside and outside faces with horizontal pressure treated pieces to space the assembly to the dimension of the prior...
Forum: Carpentry 01-23-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By P42003
It would shed water better if the tongue and...

It would shed water better if the tongue and groove were reversed, but it seems this wasn't meant for outdoor use anyway.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-28-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,787
Posted By P42003
Who knows. If I knew someone who wanted it, I'd...

Who knows. If I knew someone who wanted it, I'd give it to them.

One big catch is I'm keeping the fence system. I may trash that later as well, but it takes up little floor space to keep...
Forum: Electrical 12-28-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,667
Posted By P42003
The following might also be of additional help to...

The following might also be of additional help to your generator project.

Brief back story:

I had an HVAC condenser with a 2 wire hard start kit on it. The kit had been on the condenser a few...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-27-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,787
Posted By P42003
Originally meant that they were built to last...

Originally meant that they were built to last longer. Stands up to daily and rougher use, typically more powerful also.

Next thing you know, companies like Delta put out saws labeled contractor...
Forum: Electrical 12-26-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,667
Posted By P42003
A bit off topic, but strongly consider keeping a...

A bit off topic, but strongly consider keeping a fire extinguisher in immediate vicinity when fueling. A friend of mine received lifetime burns when his generator caught fire and exploded gasoline on...
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