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Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-20-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,230
Posted By Peter_C
I have one of the Festool carpet heads. It kinda...

I have one of the Festool carpet heads. It kinda sucks in not a good way. Having used a Miele and Eureka powered heads there is no comparison. Our home Dyson does pretty good for a low suction vac....
Forum: Landscaping 12-20-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,552
Posted By Peter_C
I am guessing it is going to take years...ever...

I am guessing it is going to take years...ever see a forest with a downed tree that has been there for years rotting away?

Depending on depth and size of root ball, sometimes it isn't that hard to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By Peter_C
Throw double wax rings on, and fix your toilet...

Throw double wax rings on, and fix your toilet issues in another 5 years. Leave the shims they are a perfect repair! :thumbsup:


Paying a contractor to perform the surgery is going to be...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-20-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 83,376
Posted By Peter_C
Yeah, I got a question about the latest Makita...

Yeah, I got a question about the latest Makita crack you are hitting there. Can it plunge cut while on the track? I know you can probably raise the heel off the track and plunge it in, but I want a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-19-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 17,545
Posted By Peter_C
Honestly I can't imagine trying to drill a hole...

Honestly I can't imagine trying to drill a hole with what you linked above. :laughing: I have used it for earthquake retrofitting and tying concrete together.
...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-19-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,743
Posted By Peter_C
I really like the M12 lineup for so many tools....

I really like the M12 lineup for so many tools. The jig saw...well it is lightweight, kinda. The blades do fit into it. The blade doesn't track well, and the shoe often comes loose. Not the tool to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-19-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By Peter_C
My father in law requested a storage piece for...

My father in law requested a storage piece for the handmade razor we gave him earlier this year. So I was tasked to make him a cell phone case? Wait no, really it is a piece of plastic! Took some...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-19-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,738
Posted By Peter_C
Remove the "Money" part of it, and that is the...

Remove the "Money" part of it, and that is the farmers I grew up working around. Land has been the families for generations, they all work hard, and their word is their bond. If they say they will do...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,373
Posted By Peter_C
Bay Area Retrofit is very generous with...

Bay Area Retrofit is very generous with information, which in turn probably gets them a ton of jobs. They even have a forum where you can ask questions and they get answered. FWIW they helped write...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-16-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 12,496
Posted By Peter_C
Was good in the USA too :thumbsup: Amazon...

Was good in the USA too :thumbsup:


Amazon can't touch Ebay. Plus I am okay with buying some used tools.
Forum: Vehicles 12-15-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,475
Posted By Peter_C
Thanks but I would much rather see your storage...

Thanks but I would much rather see your storage solutions in the back please :thumbsup:

Trying to figure out how much each size holds. The smaller Transit has so many benefits over the large one,...
Forum: Vehicles 12-13-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,475
Posted By Peter_C
I highly doubt that as the "Lemon Law" would kick...

I highly doubt that as the "Lemon Law" would kick in. Plus there is a law that the manufacturer must make your payments if you are not in possession of the vehicle for X amount of time. A lawyer...
Forum: Vehicles 12-13-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Peter_C
I always recommend spending more upfront and...

I always recommend spending more upfront and getting a newer vehicle with low mileage (5k-30k miles). This way you spend next to no money on maintenance and are far less likely to have breakdowns....
Forum: Vehicles 12-12-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,475
Posted By Peter_C
Spencer from this board seems to love his...

Spencer from this board seems to love his Transit. Here is a walk through he did. He has some other great videos to watch too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTWgykflndg
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-11-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 83,376
Posted By Peter_C
My wife wouldn't be caught in a pair of work...

My wife wouldn't be caught in a pair of work boots with high heels. She does enjoy scuba diving though so these are more appropriate. (She wears steel toed shoes in the lab every day though.)
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,485
Posted By Peter_C
Somewhat unrelated to the post, but it is...

Somewhat unrelated to the post, but it is interesting to see how easy the Ditra pulled up, meaning most likely it was not well adhered to the substrate. Same goes for the tile to the Ditra as you an...
Forum: Health & Safety 12-11-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Peter_C
Nest does for sure IF you have Wifi access. ...

Nest does for sure IF you have Wifi access.

I was 35 miles South when my Nest smoke alarm went off, and sent me a note to my phone. Called my now wife who couldn't get there fast enough. Called...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-08-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 83,376
Posted By Peter_C
You're not married...otherwise you would know the...

You're not married...otherwise you would know the woman always pushes the man around, and she only goes forward while the man is always going backwards. :whistling

"Happy wife, happy life". (I...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-08-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 83,376
Posted By Peter_C
I have the Forearm Forklift's which actually work...

I have the Forearm Forklift's which actually work pretty darn well...if there are two people around :whistling (I work alone.)

...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-08-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 83,376
Posted By Peter_C
Picked up a Planex LHS 225 EQ-Plus/SW PLANEX on...

Picked up a Planex LHS 225 EQ-Plus/SW PLANEX on the Festool Black Friday Recon sale. Cheaper than I have seen yet, and cheaper than Ebay by far for used Planex's even. I didn't want the Easy version...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-08-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By Peter_C
Milwaukee has a promo right now on their heated...

Milwaukee has a promo right now on their heated gear. Get a free handwarmer kit. Limit is 5 rebates per order. I read the fine print.

https://milwaukeetool-rebates.herokuapp.com/#/redeem/39299617...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Peter_C
From someone who enjoys climbing trees, while...

From someone who enjoys climbing trees, while wearing spikes, a lanyard around the tree, and a chainsaw in hand, those look sketchy!
Forum: Tiling 12-08-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Peter_C
Dry pack mud is what you want to use. If possible...

Dry pack mud is what you want to use. If possible use a Schluter Kerdi drain and Kerdi over the floors and walls. There is a lot to getting a dry packed floor right. Better watch a ton of youtube...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-06-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 83,376
Posted By Peter_C
:eek: One of my most used tools :whistling...

:eek:

One of my most used tools :whistling My most used jig saw is the little Milwaukee M12. Kinda a piece of junk, but it is really light and powers through material without slowing down. If I...
Forum: Kitchens & Baths 12-06-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Peter_C
I like the Euro style bars that are height and...

I like the Euro style bars that are height and angle adjustable.



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