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    Re: Here we go... How do you want it?

    yep, I've still got one of those spots in my yard. Get's tiring bringing it uphill to watch it wash away again. Patience and time will probably be what we both need.
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    Re: Refurbishing Town Driveway

    How about questions? I was under the assumption that deterioration is caused by separation between the asphalt and base (weeds, water, etc.). What's the salt for?
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    Re: Here we go... How do you want it?

    Maybe you could use your inside helpers to fix the lawn too /forums/images/icons/grin.gif

    http://www.countrybynet.com/attachments/files/23228-duck.jpg
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    Re: South Central Oklahoma Farmhouse

    Pat, the house looks splendatastic /forums/images/icons/grin.gif Thanks for the updated photos. Cool pantry setup.


    Dale
  5. Thread: Front Porch

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    Re: Front Porch

    If you wouldn't have pointed to it, I wouldn't have noticed. I'd bet more than 85% of the people that use it would never notice either! Looks fantastic from my front porch ...
  6. Thread: Outside Faucet

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    Re: Outside Faucet

    pre-mix mortar. Insert the fixture, fill the cavity using a "pastry bag" if you have to. Once dry, you will have something to screw into (probably won't need to though).
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    Re: roof shingles (installation)

    On the ones I've done, we never pulled it off. So, I checked here certainteed and didn't see it in the installation instructions.
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    Re: South Central Oklahoma Farmhouse

    This is exactly why I threw it in your direction. I was reasonably sure you had thoroughly (over)researched the topic. Yes, this HVAC guys opinions did counter most of what I've read about the...
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    Re: South Central Oklahoma Farmhouse

    Thanks for the updated photos. Your new home looks very nice. To attach a garage to our house has been a difficult decision (location, split level). When I decided what I thought was the best way...
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    Re: Replacement Garage Doors

    Try these Amarr I think flying wood will ding any of the doors you pick though. Door sections are replaceable rather than a buying a whole door.

    And these are pretty neat too Opener
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    Re: South Central Oklahoma Farmhouse

    Pat, how about some updates on your project? I'm getting some numbers together for a small garage package. What brand of windows did you end up using?
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    Re: What would you have changed?

    Exterior outlets, speaker wiring and hose bibs. Seems like the hose connection is always too far away.
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    Re: Chainsaw wars revisited!

    What about Jonsered? Owned one for a little while, but someone else decided they needed it more than I. A fellow in the tree business turned me onto them, he swears by them and buys nothing but. I...
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    Re: South Central Oklahoma Farmhouse

    Are you keeping a running tab on the ONE MORE of everything that you're buying? /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif Sorry to hear about your window issues. For railing, you might want to try this...
  15. Thread: Weather Station

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    Re: Weather Station

    I bought a Vantage Pro from Scientific sales which does operate in the 900 MHz range. If you scroll down on the weather station page, there is a model ws-2310 they offer also and I don't know which...
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    Re: Building an arched bridge

    Rather than using smaller stock and bending, why not use larger 2x material and cut the arch out of the laminated beam?
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    Re: water stains in sinks, toilets and tubs

    <font color="blue"> I am also concerned about our new "city water" that is coming to our town....we are all REQUIRED to "tap in"..... </font color> If this is the case, I would probably wait to do...
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    Re: South Central Oklahoma Farmhouse

    It's really starting to take shape and looks great. Getting all of that "under roof" is not a small challenge.
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    Re: South Central Oklahoma Farmhouse

    <font color="blue"> Then if they are working, say at 10 AM, and it rains a few drops they leave and do not return even if it clears up for the rest of the day. </font color> Aren't these the same...
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    Re: South Central Oklahoma Farmhouse

    Sorry I missed this post earlier. Have you looked at permacast columns? They are available in split halves, which are glued back together on site as well as standard columns. permacast Locally, the...
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    Re: Stanley Professional Grade Tools

    Check Ebay for Stanleyworks. Might be surprised at what you find. Stanley on Ebay Or search for hand tools and find Craftsman and quite a few others.
  22. Thread: Son's new home

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    Re: Son\'s new home

    Are you referring to a sand mound system? With the perc's done and the site defined, won't the local building dept. let you break ground? Or is it one of those places where all of the boxes have to...
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    Re: Blown circuit breakers?

    OK. One more question to add to the confusion. What is the (dis) advantage to running a 20 A circuit when alot of the common switches and outlets are only rated for 15 A?
  24. Thread: screw gun

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    Re: screw gun

    Holding the screw gun differently will help more than a different bit holder. Place your thumb and index finger across the back strap area and use your pinkie/3rd finger to run the trigger. This...
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    Re: Difference between Stihl 026 and MS 260?

    Cosmetic changes to the outside including the tank covers, carburetor cover, etc. no engine mods. The 026 was changed to the MS260 2 years ago. Assuming you're in the market to buy, the 026 should...
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