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    This is super interesting. What does the back of...

    This is super interesting. What does the back of the cuff look like? Do you stack the straps and use the same rivets?
  2. I was interning on the Hill when he was in...

    I was interning on the Hill when he was in office. I did a double-take first time I walked by his office/name plate. Lots of jokes were told that summer at the Member's expense.
  3. beat me to it. my other...

    beat me to it.

    my other favorite.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210222/127cf20f6c5957ae8e202632b27e5f93.jpg
  4. I've got some Flylow bibs in M. Not using them....

    I've got some Flylow bibs in M. Not using them. Excellent condition.
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    gotcha. definitely on both points. shouldn't be...

    gotcha. definitely on both points. shouldn't be hard to slide one back behind the pan in the corner.

    doing heavy-ass frameless 76" glass doors so doing double studs on the threshold corners.
    ...
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    got some dumawall tile samples if anyone is...

    got some dumawall tile samples if anyone is interested. (not pictured but will include: smoked steel). just pay shipping...
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    man, i always feel i need a backer in my corner....

    man, i always feel i need a backer in my corner.

    do you mean some waterproofing behind the pipes?
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    Good question. Because I don't know any better? I...

    Good question. Because I don't know any better? I think it was because XPS appears to manage moisture better and that layer would be on the interior-facing/shower side, the polyiso on the...
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    in my limited experience, Sundays are better ski...

    in my limited experience, Sundays are better ski days in the Wasatch because Mormons. Sundance probably even more so given proximity to Orem, Provo, etc.
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    now they just need to run lifts Wednesday and...

    now they just need to run lifts Wednesday and Thursday.
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    Caddy lessons. What a character. Peace.

    Caddy lessons.

    What a character.

    Peace.
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    ricola kirkland brand beef jerky manchego ...

    ricola

    kirkland brand beef jerky

    manchego

    cosco hand truck
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    Q re: Leaving some air space when adding rigid...

    Q re: Leaving some air space when adding rigid insulation to exterior-facing studwall (in bathroom).

    I'm laying 2" of polyiso and want to add an additional 1" XPS to the stud bays in the...
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    There's a guy who does a newsletter with local BC...

    There's a guy who does a newsletter with local BC info. PM me your email and I'll forward the latest edition to you.
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    This is great, FF. Thanks.

    This is great, FF. Thanks.
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    That topsheet makes me think of Tron, Knight...

    That topsheet makes me think of Tron, Knight Rider, and Magnum PI all at once.
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    Very helpful. So do the level fixing above the...

    Very helpful. So do the level fixing above the cement board. Had that backwards.

    Sounds like the right approach is:

    - one more layer of ply (I also have some height to make up to meet the...
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    Seeking tips: Want to lay cement board on a...

    Seeking tips:

    Want to lay cement board on a small bathroom subfloor in prep for heating wire & tile.

    Subfloor is irregular in spots and not level overall.

    How do I ensure CBU is level and...
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    now i can't not see them

    now i can't not see them
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    caught 4 runs late today before the bell and snow...

    caught 4 runs late today before the bell and snow was also better at 49. drier & lighter than earlier in the season. cloud ceiling also higher - better visibility than usual. had chair 4 & sluice to...
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    Yeah, got that message loud & clear. The lathe...

    Yeah, got that message loud & clear.

    The lathe is going away before I restore the floor, for sure. One room at a time. Only playing around in this corner of the bedroom because I'm bumping out a...
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    lol. I just use a circular saw on deepest setting...

    lol. I just use a circular saw on deepest setting and cut cut cut - at least in the bathroom where I'm laying stone and want a fresh start.

    edit:

    just discovered...
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    Thanks for taking the time to explain TS. I think...

    Thanks for taking the time to explain TS. I think I get it now. We're looking at a stud wall with exterior sheathing, right? In my application there were no studs, just a beam on posts. That led to...
  24. Thread: NFL 2020/2021

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    i thought i was a pretty dedicated football fan....

    i thought i was a pretty dedicated football fan. got nothing on this...
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    Looked for the HGA10 but my HD didn't stock 'em....

    Looked for the HGA10 but my HD didn't stock 'em.

    PM incoming.
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    Damn, I read your post way too fast trying to...

    Damn, I read your post way too fast trying to beat traffic and glossed right over that. I usually enjoy brute force. But this time I took a different route. Probably would have worked fine.



    I...
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    Yeah, note to self: include pic in OP next time....

    Yeah, note to self: include pic in OP next time.

    Def aiming to include joist hanger. Size is the issue (see OP).

    Heading to HD now to see what's on offer.
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    I think I get it now. The post/jack will be...

    I think I get it now. The post/jack will be temporary, though (just using it to raise each joist a bit for re-setting), so I think i need a solution that's focused on the beam. But.... maybe I do...
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    More to consider. Thanks OG.

    More to consider. Thanks OG.
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    Man, I hope you're right. Just reading that makes...

    Man, I hope you're right. Just reading that makes me feel better.




    Overthink?? Who, me??

    You got me nailed.

    And, yeah, I think the joist run length/span is 6 ft or so, so not the...
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    Whoa - that was fast. Lots of great ideas I...

    Whoa - that was fast. Lots of great ideas I hadn't considered. Gonna take these one by one:



    Smart. I don't have the tool for the first idea but it's an elegant approach.

    The second idea is...
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    Seeking advice: I'm looking to hack some...

    Seeking advice:

    I'm looking to hack some reinforcement for old-timey true 2" wide joists under my bathroom (regular hangers are too narrow).

    Current thinking is to use hurricane ties and marry...
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    Lange XT Free LV 120 Brand New. $295 +...

    Lange XT Free LV 120

    Brand New.

    $295 + ship.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210212/8a7dcee465397bb31f5535d58b85c651.jpg
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    a little out of your specs: Armada Tracer 108...

    a little out of your specs:

    Armada Tracer 108 188cm

    One mount for Warden demo (not included).

    Excellent condition. Can send pics if interested. $290 plus ship.
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    The dealz are...

    The dealz are backhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210212/54003baca355ca91f33112ff1029f82b.jpg
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    https://youtu.be/w82CqjaDKmA I've identified a...

    https://youtu.be/w82CqjaDKmA

    I've identified a hole in the basement floor shooting water up at a good clip (posted a short vid a while back). i think when i plug this I'll be dealing with a more...
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    Change of plans. I ended up talking to the...

    Change of plans. I ended up talking to the plumber about a whole-house re-pipe job and went with that. Ripped everything out yesterday minus the gas line. But now I know how to torch safely, so...
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    This is one of my favorite photographs of anything ever.
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    Seems you could reinforce externally while doing...

    Seems you could reinforce externally while doing the job and then internally when you zip it back up. Could just be a matter of a 2x4 cut to length jammed up in the right spot.
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    might want to add the width to the title

    might want to add the width to the title
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    The welcome shift in weather patterns made a...

    The welcome shift in weather patterns made a gorgeous bluebird afternoon at 49. But the high pressure also brought a stiff 25ish mph consistent wind that buffed everything with N aspect, including a...
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    fify

    fify
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    thanks all. now i can avoid this....

    thanks all.

    now i can avoid this.
    https://youtu.be/bgJ-hyzl6jg
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    it's not connected to anything. just popping up...

    it's not connected to anything. just popping up through the subfloor.

    i think its an 18" pipe wrench. not the biggest but fairly burly.bam! thanks.
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    seeking input: demoing the bathroom and going...

    seeking input:

    demoing the bathroom and going to remove galvanized sink risers. plumber said to take them out at the threaded joint if possible rather than just cut. the joints (see pic) don't...
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    inspiring kitchen remodel, Bandini. helps us...

    inspiring kitchen remodel, Bandini. helps us regular guys realize what's possible diy.
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    we used silas stone at my gf's house. a composite...

    we used silas stone at my gf's house. a composite of crushed quartz and epoxy, iirc. goes in like granite. comes from Spain. i'd give it a B. it can scratch with hard enough contact, discolors with...
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    crazy lighting. almost looks like stage lights....

    crazy lighting. almost looks like stage lights. nice.
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    that should definitely...

    that should definitely helphttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210131/0e76d7e4e40c6e6b182e6dde6e5aa914.jpg
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    just picked these up today off CL for $175. owner...

    just picked these up today off CL for $175. owner said they work great. there are deals to be had.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210131/8179c28b779ac43a3310ec631910c61a.jpg
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