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Old 02-22-2017, 12:31 PM
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Mine has a collar that you can adjust the depth. It's not perfect by any means, but it would work for this.

(Tuttle, that gif is awesome! )


It was from the tile/grout accessory
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Old 02-22-2017, 02:17 PM
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I used Rigg's chisel method as well when needed. $100 to install a prehung door. WOW! Prehung are triple hinged too.
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Yeah, Mark. The cost of labor is a b!tch. I hired the guy basically to watch him work. It took him less than a half hour but he needed to check to see if my house was "square" (from settling) which was not an issue. I bought a pack of shims just in case.

Riggs, in addition to the adjustable stand/collar that Tony spoke of I also have a plunge router attachment with a clear base so I can see what I'm doing.
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Old 02-23-2017, 07:51 PM
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New electric water heater installed today. It's a gigantic - humongous RHEEM that eliminates the need for our 2 tank system. Oh. It's plastic and guaranteed for LIFE! Who's life I dunno.
It won't rust out out the bottom they say.
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Riggs, in addition to the adjustable stand/collar that Tony spoke of I also have a plunge router attachment with a clear base so I can see what I'm doing.
That's awesome, didn't know you could get those things for a Dremel. Looks pretty cool tt. Guess I should have figured you'd have something like that with the guitar work Kwak.
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Old 02-24-2017, 12:34 PM
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New electric water heater installed today. It's a gigantic - humongous RHEEM that eliminates the need for our 2 tank system. Oh. It's plastic and guaranteed for LIFE! Who's life I dunno.
It won't rust out out the bottom they say.
3 day response time.
I remember looking at these a couple years ago. If I can fit it, I may go for the 105 gallon, when we need to replace it. Right now, I'll just keep replacing anode rods and elements as needed.
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Per TT3 I now know that bare drywall requires a primer coat even though I used paint/primer one coat stuff. I figured that whatever I used would take a couple of coats but it looks a lot better, even if it's very blue (da ba dee):





No further comments on the color be necessary: Joey requested it and his Penn State alumni parents approve. as for edging, even though I used one of those handy little edging pads I admit it's a bit rough. I intend to put in crown molding and new baseboards too. As if I weren't overly ambitious with this!

Also, did I mention the carpet is going too? We're still debating on what to get but Joey does NOT get to make the call of having WHITE carpeting. We were thinking something in medium gray or washed oak laminate with a throw rug.
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PS: the cat has adopted this room as her afternoon napping lair and horned up a huge hair ball on the carpet in an act that I am considering to be the final nail in the carpet's coffin and not a comment on the color scheme. This happened right before I started the job yesterday afternoon.
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Take everything I type with a grain of salt. :P

Lookin' good Kwak!
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Kwak, be advised, that does not look like Nitany Blue online. It looks like Mets blue and this guy loves it! Looking good.
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