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  1. Question: Drywall repair

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    There is no need to remove 4' if damage is only...

    There is no need to remove 4' if damage is only 12" or less. You will use 4X the material to start with. It is much easier to cut lower, removing at seam means having to remove all the existing...
  2. Question: Marriage Woes

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    I have been with my wife for almost 12 years now....

    I have been with my wife for almost 12 years now. I have 2 ex-wives as well. My wife had 3 boys when we started dateing. The youngest was 4 months and is now 12 years old. My (step) sons are now 12,...
  3. Question: Hough 95e loader

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    HOUGH 95E Loader

    Started last summer. Loader will turn to the left all the way, will only turn 1/3 of the way to the right. Now it is winter, loader will start, will run, bucket will operate, loader will not drive....
  4. Question: B/f & suicide

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    Tell him to cut the childish BS and grow up. If...

    Tell him to cut the childish BS and grow up. If he won't talk to you or his family you need to talk to his family. If you love him try to help... if you truly don't... get away. At 21 he is still a...
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    1st off saying I love you is not near as...

    1st off saying I love you is not near as important as him showing he loves you. Has there been a time or two when he has tried to initiate sex and for some reason you have said no? If so he may not...
  6. Question: Emotional affair

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    It may be that he feels less a man now... once a...

    It may be that he feels less a man now... once a man feels that way it is hard for them to turn around. It is possible that the reason he has nothing to do with you has nothing to do with you. I...
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    Until he retires chances are you won't get a...

    Until he retires chances are you won't get a dime... My aunt and uncle divorced 15 years ago... the divorce papers give her 50% of pension after he retires... he worked for the Chicago North Western...
  8. I agree with every one else!! I would NEVER leave...

    I agree with every one else!! I would NEVER leave my wife no matter what! I would happily take care of her forever knowing that she would do the same for me !
    Mike
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    I am allergic to bee's... will die if I get bit...

    I am allergic to bee's... will die if I get bit and don't get a shot with in 10 minutes... I use these bee traps... I got mine at menards... you fill them with fruit juice, sugar and a piece of...
  10. Question: Ants and Pets

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    Well I'll be danged... I was going to ask the...

    Well I'll be danged... I was going to ask the same question... my wife will love to hear that the same crap she puts in her coffee will kill the ants LOL
    Mike
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    I am talking about porcelain tile, it may take a...

    I am talking about porcelain tile, it may take a bit longer to drill the hole but the bit will last much,much longer.
    Mike

    PS. To make it easier to start the hole I use a "spring punch" where I...
  12. NAWWWWWWWWWW, I think this guy may have worked...

    NAWWWWWWWWWW, I think this guy may have worked for the "city crew" and we all know they talk about things for a year before they really do anything!!
    LOLO
    Mike
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    hvac1000 is correct, also by the time they...

    hvac1000 is correct, also by the time they depriciate the old shingles you won't get much at all. If you do replace the roof on your own... MAKE Sure you call your agent so they can come verrify and...
  14. Well it is getting more costly every day, My...

    Well it is getting more costly every day, My father-in-law has spent all week hauling old scrap iron from his farm to the salvage yard... he is getting paid $250.00 a ton for old junk iron. When the...
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    I agree with ballengerb1... would be the best

    I agree with ballengerb1... would be the best
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    I use a regular massonary bit in a cordless...

    I use a regular massonary bit in a cordless drill. If you have problems use an 1/8" bit first. I will never buy another $7.00 glass and tile bit again.
    Mike
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    Oh My... I wasn't sure what I was saying for a...

    Oh My... I wasn't sure what I was saying for a second myself... that answere was spose to be in another post... I was talking about the guy who said he was told he should sheetrock his entire house...
  18. Question: Cell phone at 10

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    I agree 10 is to young. My son (14) just got a...

    I agree 10 is to young. My son (14) just got a cell phone. He works with me in the summer and got a job washing dishes at a steak house. I put him on my plan but he pays me for the $10.00 extra line...
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    I think you should put some space between...

    I think you should put some space between yourself and guyB, you said when he was out the picture you fell more into love with your husband. I think it is much easier to spot your husbands flaws when...
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    Twinkiedooter, If you were to read question #4 on...

    Twinkiedooter, If you were to read question #4 on post #1 you would see that there was anti-freeze in the engine.
    Thanks again this8384 , I liked your explanation... also the #1 ingredient in...
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    OK Thanks for your advise... guess I will need to...

    OK Thanks for your advise... guess I will need to pull the intake and start there.
    Thanks again
    Mike
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    It may take a couple small needle nose plyers to...

    It may take a couple small needle nose plyers to spread the ring apart from the ball... I have not seen a ball that screws on when it comes to a nipple ring.
    Mike
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    I have to wonder how much hands on work some...

    I have to wonder how much hands on work some people giving advise have... I get headaches trying to figure out some of these answeres... There are codes and such things as right and wrong. I often...
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    If any one else has opinons I will listen to them...

    If any one else has opinons I will listen to them as well.
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    Is it possible the intake manifold will cause the...

    Is it possible the intake manifold will cause the water in oil problem ?
    Mike
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    Yes, follow the above instructions... I would go...

    Yes, follow the above instructions... I would go as far as saying use 3/4 over the 1/2.
    Using a thicker mortar bedding will do nothing for your support. You will need to add there as well. I use...
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    WOW, Installing cement board in your entire house...

    WOW, Installing cement board in your entire house is so bad. The added weight alone will cause you plenty of problems. I also would ask why you are gutting the house. If it is interior sound issues...
  28. Question: 2x4 short a foot

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    Yes, return the 8' material. I personally would...

    Yes, return the 8' material. I personally would buy 18' 2x4's and cut them in half. (No Waste.)
    Mike
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    1996 Grand Prix Head Gasket

    Hello Everyone,
    As I have said before I am not much of an "in depth" mechanic. My wife drives a 96 grand prix with the 3.1 engine. The "low coolent" light has been coming on and off for a while...
  30. I hate to say it but, the more you do for some...

    I hate to say it but, the more you do for some men the more they want. It sounds like more is going on than just "you". Sounds like he has gotten a second taste of the single life... you do need to...
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    He is either gay or very curious. I myself would...

    He is either gay or very curious. I myself would cut my losses and find someone who knew what they wanted. Easier said than done yes... but the best!
    Mike
  32. I had the same thoughts running through my head...

    I had the same thoughts running through my head as I read the post. Good Answere Sarah48375.

    Mike
  33. The fresh mortar should smooth evering thing out....

    The fresh mortar should smooth evering thing out. The one thing I do is when applying the fresh mortar always trowel with the joint. In other words don't trowel cross ways over the tape joint but...
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    Yes in deed. My thoughts as well. Mike

    Yes in deed. My thoughts as well.
    Mike
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    There are people who can fix it in home. Mike

    There are people who can fix it in home.
    Mike
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    OK here is what I do... Its fairly easy... I...

    OK here is what I do... Its fairly easy... I simpy install the two end 2x4's first. I cut a square hole in the floor at each end of the wall... "drop" your end boards in the hole and brace them to...
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    Should hold it yes... Not always! The easiest way...

    Should hold it yes... Not always! The easiest way to do it and know for sure it will stay put is anchor it with tapcons.
    Mike
  38. The main thing is the frost line... if you arnt...

    The main thing is the frost line... if you arnt below it... nothing will last very long. If want to fix it right... pull and re-set your posts.
    Mike
  39. You can also purchace a rubber threshold... it is...

    You can also purchace a rubber threshold... it is installed under the door and apoxied to the floor. If you cut it in tight it will keep out 99% of the water. I have installed them and all my clients...
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    What company made your door? Most mid to upper...

    What company made your door? Most mid to upper quality doors have replacable tracks. Also some sliding doors run a two tracks... upper and lower... if you are luckey and have both... some have an...
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    I have to agree... you are looking at a good...

    I have to agree... you are looking at a good sized job.
    You are more than likely looking at $5,000.00 - $6,000.00 minimum with the cost of a new door and header. It may be a lot cheaper to open up...
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    Temp is fine... a 15 hour cure should be OK......

    Temp is fine... a 15 hour cure should be OK... covering it now would be the same as installing a smoke detector after your house has burnt down.
    Mike
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    As a contractor I would simply fix your problem...

    As a contractor I would simply fix your problem the right way... you paid for what you wanted once... I would not settle for less.
    Mike
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    Sorry but I disagree... A man paying child...

    Sorry but I disagree... A man paying child support should have the right to know the money is being spent on their child. There are children out there wearing old filthy cloths and eating dry cereal...
  45. Question: Construction cost

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    BTW I thought I would throw this in for those who...

    BTW I thought I would throw this in for those who don't understand... I got some concrete in my eye... went to the emergency room that night... they cleaned out the eye and gave me some drops... I...
  46. Question: Construction cost

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    All I know is this... Where I live and for my...

    All I know is this... Where I live and for my employees... A $12.00 an hour man costs $9.00 an hour for workers comp and unemployment. At 40 hours per week and a work year of 49 weeks... it adds up...
  47. Question: Big truck Milage

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    Big truck Milage

    My father-in-law has once again bought a new truck. He bought the big 1 ton dodge dually with the big cummings diesel engine. It is a 2008 model. He was told it would get 18 - 20 MPG. He has been...
  48. Question: New Tattoo

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    I have had friends call me baskin robins because...

    I have had friends call me baskin robins because of my 33 tatoos. The point is I did them all for ME. If you are happy... great! Don't worry about what others think !
    Mike
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    I agree with clough... price depends. I am...

    I agree with clough... price depends. I am generally $35.00 per side/per door. 75cents per lin. Foot for trim. Labor only.
    Mike
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    I built a wood fire place once... it burnt for 2...

    I built a wood fire place once... it burnt for 2 hours... then was all gone. No more fire place... yes more info needed.
    Mike
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