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Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-20-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By rayh78
Stainless nails vs galvanized

Years back when new treated ACQ lumber came out. I tried different fasteners that were suppose to be rated for ACQ.

Nails and screws. Found them corroded rusting our after a few years.
Sure the...
Forum: Business 07-24-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By rayh78
https://www.amazon.com/Brother-Monochrome-HL-L5100...

https://www.amazon.com/Brother-Monochrome-HL-L5100DN-Two-Sided-Replenishment/dp/B01BBL2TRS

This is my pick.

Cant say enough good things about it. One of those you just use and forget about it. ...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-11-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,263
Posted By rayh78
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07SXKN45W/ref=dp_cerb_2...

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07SXKN45W/ref=dp_cerb_2

From my research they say not a good idea to use converters. But so far they have worked great for me.
Even use a different one on the only...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-11-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,263
Posted By rayh78
I had 3 of them and hated them. Well actually...

I had 3 of them and hated them. Well actually really liked them. But they would not last. Batteries did not hold up well. And the gun would very slowly lose power over time.
My guess was they...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-09-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,094
Posted By rayh78
I also am happy with the dewalt. I use makita...

I also am happy with the dewalt. I use makita batteries with it. Since that is what most of my other tools use. So I can carry just one type battery.

And can use my supply of paslode nails.

Had...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-31-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By rayh78
Pamfast looks good but is it worth it. Looking...

Pamfast looks good but is it worth it. Looking at 10 x 3 stainless screws per 1000

Pamfast = $351.00

Simpson quickdrive = $231.00


Senco = $171.00 but only a 800 count and a #9 screw.
...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-31-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By rayh78
For what it is worth I have had the makita for...

For what it is worth I have had the makita for about a month.
Very quiet and really like it. The cost is what held me back. And you have to add in the attachment set.

My opinion is it is...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-31-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By rayh78
Screwgun for decking or flooring

Any suggestions?

For occasional sub flooring and decking.
But need something that can use a 3" stainless deck screw.

Had my mind on a senco but looks like they dont have a #10 x 3 stainless...
Forum: Technology 04-06-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 833
Posted By rayh78
Whole idea with using Win 10 is it runs so much...

Whole idea with using Win 10 is it runs so much faster than old win 7
Forum: Technology 03-19-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,162
Posted By rayh78
I really like the Brother HL-L2370 Cheap to...

I really like the Brother HL-L2370

Cheap to but and print. I good workhouse.

The other thing that is a must for me. That I could not find on most other printers.
Is a simple fast way to print...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-12-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By rayh78
My pamtite glue gun finally broke. I have...

My pamtite glue gun finally broke.

I have been using this one

www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002KVB0EM/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

lot cheaper and just as good.
200 vs 220 watts...
Forum: Vehicles 08-12-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By rayh78
Or in your case everytime you do the under...

Or in your case everytime you do the under carriage wash.
Keep in mind still better if washing off salt. But only when needed.
There are still areas will water can get in and sit. Most not really...
Forum: Business 03-26-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,842
Posted By rayh78
The normal definition wold be to just take...

The normal definition wold be to just take maintenance calls or any repair work.
Why would you charge a monthly service fee unless you require that from all your customers?

If you have a regular...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-17-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,927
Posted By rayh78
I am just happy for the other options. Had my...

I am just happy for the other options. Had my first Fien multimaster about 20 years ago. Loved the tool. But Fien was only option and way overpriced on the blades.

I have a newer model Fien that...
Forum: Carpentry 01-10-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By rayh78
Just placed an order for just the door. Already...

Just placed an order for just the door. Already was in a good exterior weatherstripped frame.

Seems the sales guys at the lumber yard just did not even know the fire rated doors were thicker at 1...
Forum: Carpentry 01-10-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By rayh78
Yes, could have pointed that out. I would have...

Yes, could have pointed that out.
I would have assumed that applied to the steel doors. Especially after talking to 3 of the largest lumber yards I deal with.

But did call Masonite and looks like...
Forum: Carpentry 01-10-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By rayh78
That is only 1 3/8" interior door. I had thought...

That is only 1 3/8" interior door. I had thought about that. Adding 3/8 plywood to one side as another option. To fit in the prehung weatherstripped frame. Concern was mounting the hardware
Forum: Carpentry 01-10-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By rayh78
Veneer is only about 1/16". No telling what is...

Veneer is only about 1/16". No telling what is inside that. MDF? Is pretty heavy.
The advantage of the skin is the woodgrain matching texture and would not have to worry about what type of wood is...
Forum: Carpentry 01-09-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By rayh78
Have not been able to find a steel 28" 6 panel. ...

Have not been able to find a steel 28" 6 panel.

Walls on each side and other problems like recessed stairs. So not option for wider door.
Forum: Carpentry 01-09-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By rayh78
Modify door ??

Have a bit of an unusual one.
1 flush/flat panel exterior door that leads to a attached garage. But it is a 2/4 or 28 wood prehung exterior door that was a custom job done 20 years ago. Solid...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-12-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,334
Posted By rayh78
On site

On site
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 11-12-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,334
Posted By rayh78
HVLP for cabinets

Looking for suggestions.

What is the cheapest HVLP I should get for painting cabinets. Will only use maybe once a year.

Most often would use latex. Usually cheap is not what I ask for in tools....
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 11-04-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,607
Posted By rayh78
Yes, that has to be the worst website I have ever...

Yes, that has to be the worst website I have ever tried.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-30-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By rayh78
All the other advancements in the past 15 years...

All the other advancements in the past 15 years in electronics and tools.
But not with stud finders.
Forum: Carpentry 09-10-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,873
Posted By rayh78
Stick with one of these three and you will be...

Stick with one of these three and you will be fine. Just try to stick with brushless

Part of it would depend on what you can get on sale or best deal at the time.
I myself like Makita overall. ...
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