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    Re: 2nd repair to 3 year old Maytag washer!

    <font color="blue"> Since Maytag obviously doesn't make quality products anymore, can anybody suggest who does? </font color>

    We've done very well with Kenmore and Whirlpool products....have had...
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    Re: Porter Cable Belt Sander

    Hi Randy...

    <font color="blue">Rotate the belt some so the armature moves and try it then.</font color>

    I did as you suggested. I manually rotated the belt a bit and guess what? IT...
  3. Thread: Stone walls

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    Re: Stone walls

    Hi Mark...

    Yep....I've got the pictures, but the wall is still in process of being finished. I should be finished this fall. My problem is I don't have a digital camera. I have to take pics using...
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    Re: Hey rancar, got any new barn pics?

    <font color="blue">I've found soapy water to be very effective on the tamer types of wasps. </font color>

    Scott...The wasps are not the real problem here. I really don't mind them. I mind my...
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    Re: Porter Cable Belt Sander

    Gomez....

    <font color="blue"> Does it move at all? </font color>

    No....it just stopped cold. It was running great one minute and the next time I tried to use it....zippo, nada, kapput. Thanks...
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    Jay....

    Seems like this is a great topic that you could post over in the Homesteading forum. I've had my share of difficulties surrounding these issues and would be happy to participate.

    Bob
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    Re: Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine

    <font color="blue"> If you all could convince your wives to start posting here,</font color>


    I'll try Bill...but, my wife has never been into discussion forums....she says you have to be...
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    Re: Stone walls

    Paul...

    The retaining wall I'm building goes from about 2 feet to about 7 feet high. At it's tallest point, my wall is approximately 2-3 feet thick at the base and narrows to about 18 inches as...
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    Re: Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine

    Thanks Bill for the leads on these websites. They look promising. We'll be following up on these.

    The problem we had with Ebay was the featherweights my wife came upon were mediocre in quality...
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    Re: Hey rancar, got any new barn pics?

    Hi Rich....

    Actually, I find the wasps to be rather docile and friendly. I often run into them in the eaves of the buildings. While they fly around my head when I'm on the ladder painting, they...
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    Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine

    Hello Friends....

    My wife enjoys the hobby of quilting and she has been looking to purchase a good used Singer featherweight sewing machine for sewing small quilt patches. Featherweights are small...
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    Re: Suggestion Thread

    Yep, sewing under crafts for now. But, the way these ladies get carried away with discussion at the quilt shows I attend with my wife, I suspect in time it may warrant a forum all its own. Thanks! ...
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    Re: Stone walls

    I suggest a good tractor with a FEL and a strong back bone. I'm now in the process of building a field stone retaining wall around my barn buildings. Every time I work on it I somehow knock my back...
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    Re: Porter Cable Belt Sander

    Thanks Andy and Gary......Switches and brushes will be the first things I'll get checked out. I hope it's one of these as this is a real nice sander I'd hate to dispose of due to a burned out...
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    Re: Suggestion Thread

    I told my wife about this new CBN site. She immediately asked if they have any discussion forums on quilting/sewing. Since this site will likely attract more women members than TBN, I thought this...
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    Re: CountryByNet.com Main Photo

    This is another picture from the same hill but looking at a different angle.
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    Re: CountryByNet.com Main Photo

    <font color="blue">I'm looking for more high quality country photos</font color>

    This is a picture overlooking the bucolic and serene Cambridge, NY valley....taken from one of our farm fields that...
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    Re: Hey rancar, got any new barn pics?

    Hi Steve....

    No, not yet...maybe next week. I'm still working on trying to finish up painting my barns before the cold weather comes in. Maybe, I'll start a thread on yellow jacket nests in barn...
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    Re: powder post beetle damage & rotted sills

    Andy...

    I had this problem on my 150+ year old house. Posts were OK but sill plates were rotted out. We have to remove the lower clapboards and jack the house up on the entire side where the sills...
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    Porter Cable Belt Sander

    I have a 15 year old Porter Cable 4"x24" belt sander that just recently stopped working. Does any one have any idea what may be wrong with it. Motor burned out?? Short?? Any ideas?? Thanks!
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