jamesson
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How to remove screws with stripped heads?
10 votes

If you're okay with leaving part of the screw in the work (the shaft, not the head) you have the option of drilling out the screw without recourse to any special bits. Simply take a high-carbon (or ...

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How do I use an extension ladder to get onto my roof?
10 votes

From somebody who has done this many times, occasionally for money Get help. You can set this up to look rock solid, but no matter how secure you think it is when climbing one wrong move and you're ...

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How do I run cable through my ceiling?
8 votes

Well, here I go potentially disagreeing with some more experienced folks. Assuming you have clearance over the ceiling all the way to the back wall, this is doable with fish tape and a hole in the ...

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How can I mount an LCD TV onto the *wall* of an RV?
4 votes

Best bet - call the dealer or find the manual. Chopping up something like this is a risky proposition without documentation (manuals) or a knowledgeable tech because while you may find something with ...

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How should I secure the inner ring of bearing race to a wooden frame?
2 votes

Why do you need the dowel? just drill a hole for a bolt in the wood, put the bolt through the bearing, and lock it down with a nut. No need for a washer since the inner race doesn't move.

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How cold does it need to be to damage hoses?
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In general, "cold enough to freeze water inside the hose". Eighth grade physics tells us that water expands when frozen. Consequently having standing water inside a sealed container is not going to ...

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How can I repair rusty tools?
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This stuff https://www.google.com/search?gcx=w&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=naval+jelly is what I was told to use - have yet to try it

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What is the minimum drill voltage/power required for a plumbing snake bit?
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According to customer service for this manufacturer, yes, 12v is fine. YMMV for other comparable products

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