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Rusted screws in outdoor outlet box

heat is the best cure. hear. heat gun or tiny torch Propane, just on the #6 tiny screw head easy outs will fail on any case hardened screws seen here, Vice grips(tm) and heat, the heat makes the ...
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Chicken Waterer

You need a number of reducers in line. 1/2 inch to 3/4, 3/4 to 1 inch, 1 to 1.5 inch, etc. Short pipe nipples maybe, depending on reducers. For chickens/animals/livestock I would prefer to drain the ...
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Replacement pole for clothesline

Yes, my sister still uses the metal poles about 2" diameter put in by my grandfather over 70 years ago. However, I think they will be on my list of jobs daily soon...
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Replacing outdoor light fixtures

First and most important, find the breakers that control the fixtures. Don't rely on just turning off the switches. Turn the light on and then start flipping breakers until the lights go off. If the ...
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Replacing outdoor light fixtures

With two people, have one turning off breakers one by one till the light goes off. A single person turn off the main breaker. Loosen the fixture and take pictures of the wire connections. Place new ...
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What (cheap) material could I use for a squirrel baffle atop a bird feeder?

I found a metal one on ebay.com for $6.70 that comes with a metal piece to hold it up. If that doesn't work, try using a hose clamp and a twist tie. Plastic clamps will just get chewed up. Hope this ...
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Can I run a 3/4in yellow poly gas line through a 1-1/2in yellow poly gas line like a sleeve?

Gas line installed in conduit is a thing. what you need to figure out is does the pipe you have meet all the requirements to be used as a conduit?
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How do I run power to a treehouse if I can't bury the wire?

There's always laying flexible conduit down in whatever trench you can scrape, putting something over it (rocks, gravel?) and using low voltage.
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Best way of installing outdoor outlet with conduit on outside only

It depends. If I understand correctly, you want to use a conduit body near the back side of the existing interior outlet as a junction box, connecting to an outlet box several feet away. You would ...
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