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Apr
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comment How can I remove 6-8 inches of concrete from a wooden floor?
lightweight concrete is sometimes used over top of wood floors in multi-story buildings as a fire break.
Apr
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comment How do I remove a double-ended T3 R7S bulb that isn't spring loaded?
@Comintern I'll try with gloves later tonight, if I break the bulb at least I will have removed it... What is it that makes you think the left side is the sprung side? On visual inspection the two sides seem the same to me.
Apr
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comment How do I remove a double-ended T3 R7S bulb that isn't spring loaded?
@Ecnerwal no luck with the wrench, those nuts seem to just hold the terminals into the bracket.
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comment How do I remove a double-ended T3 R7S bulb that isn't spring loaded?
If it's spring loaded it requires more force than I would do without leather gloves. I was thinking there might be a hidden catch I'm supposed to push somewhere but I don't see one. A wrench won't help because the ends appear to only come out when the bulb is removed.
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asked How do I remove a double-ended T3 R7S bulb that isn't spring loaded?
Mar
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comment How to accurately cut plywood with unpowered hand tools?
aluminum brackets and steel saw should mitigate that. You'll definitely have drift that needs to be retouched by sander and planer.... You could use as easily use hardwood guides though those will be trickier to clamp effectively
Mar
27
comment What is an oven anti-tip device and how do you install one?
Your answer is perfectly legitimate... but are people actually stepping onto their open oven doors while cooking on the stovetop?
Mar
27
answered What could cause a crack in the drywall where the wall meets the ceiling?
Mar
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answered How to accurately cut plywood with unpowered hand tools?
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comment How to cut angled pipe for a segmented/lobster back bend?
I'm curious what you're making :)
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answered Can I use self-levelling cement over different levels of plywood?
Mar
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comment Bubble of air out of toilet when flushed
Does your basement drain directly or does it drain to a tank which is them sumped up?
Mar
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answered How to fight with mold on wall and ceiling connection on last floor
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comment Can I support a granite countertop overhang with embedded steel bars?
@lenny Check my answer below about using square stock. I found that it worked fine. I wouldn't recommend standing on it but it seemed rigid enough. I suspect a welded lattice would have been better but my way has held up. Just be sure than when you place the slab on the subtop that you have fully covered it (using notched trowel) with your adhesive. Don't just use a few globs (as I have seen installers do)
Feb
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comment How can I T splice a 120V line in a lighting fixture?
Regardless of your splicing method, it must be enclosed in an accessible junction box. It cannot be open on top of the fixture.
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