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Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-01-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Pole Barn flooring/driveway question

I threw 16'x36' into the concrete calculator real quick.... with a 5'' slab I got just under 9 yards. How much are you paying per yard ???:scared:
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-01-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,915
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Forum: Heating and A/C 06-16-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,585
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: PEX clamps vs crimp rings?

^ I just turn my wratcheting pex cutter sideways and take a slice out of the tube, it then pulls right off the fitting, no sweat :)
Forum: Heating and A/C 06-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Forum: Heating and A/C 06-08-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,393
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Flare or Solder

those are some nice flares ! I need one of those yellowjacket tools !:thumbup:
Forum: Heating and A/C 06-08-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,585
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: PEX clamps vs crimp rings?

I have this one. I've done hundreds of fittings with it....no problems on any of them. Make sure you buy the fuck-up tool(easily snips them off) ...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-21-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,866
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: attic in detached garage after spray foam

Check this out...

according to IRC "In all but Climate Zones 2B and 3B, the IRC requires air-impermeable insulation in
direct contact with the underside of the roof deck. A combination of an...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-20-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 73,035
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: New garage - very dissapointed!!!

thats the first thing I thought when I looked at that.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-20-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Pole Barn Addition and Big Rocks

^ that's genius :cool:
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-05-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,231
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: concrete labor pricing...WHAT!!

dude you are totally over thinking everything. If you feel comfortable doing it yourself, then go for it!

Make sure you have everything square. snap some lines on the inside of your forms so you...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 04-22-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,489
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: I love this LED bulb for my Dewalt 18v flash light

Just modified my hitachi 10.6V (12v) flashlight with a 10w LED. Now its actually usefull :)
http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i152/illnastyimpreza/flashlightmod_zps68afe059.jpg...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 04-17-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,489
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: I love this LED bulb for my Dewalt 18v flash light

stumbled across this post while looking for a new 12v drill & worklight for my toolbag. My decision of drill is GREATLY effected by the light available on the same platform.... Are these kits...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 12-25-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,649
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: re-wiring garage. things not to miss...

wow awesome responses. Merry Christmas guys ! Thanks for all the suggestions.

I think I will definitely be putting in motion sensors for the 2 light zones. 1 in the front near the garage door, and...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 12-23-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,649
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
re-wiring garage. things not to miss...

I'm rewiring my garage. Other than the obvious, (dedicated line for welder, drill press, compressor etc) what should I DEFINITELY include in my schematic?

I plan on installing 2 outlets per 4...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-16-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Best 12V cordless drill LIGHT ???

For my Job I repair appliances and refrigeration. I am currently using a Craftsman 12v Lion 3/8 drill. I also have the LED worklight and battery with the light on the end.

The drill is ok. But...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-13-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Baseboard Heaters

chances of the fan,thermostat, AND thermal cutout failing at the same time are rather slim my friend. If you're worried just wire in another thermal cutout in series....problem solved :)
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-10-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Baseboard Heaters

baseboard heaters work well for a simple yet effective means of heating a WELL insulated space. They transform your electricity into heat, fantastic. BUT for the money you spend on the baseboard...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-10-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Mini-Split for a 12x19 Garage Woodshop Q

heat pumps are great supplemental heat. They are the most efficient type of electric based heat period. The new heat pump systems even advertise that they will heat to temps below 10 dregrees...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-08-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: 120 volt electric heaters?

if you have a walipini greenhouse you don't need heaters :) ...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-06-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Need help with heat pump issue!!

heat pumps generally use a 24v transformer to send a low voltage signal to the compressor contactor, thermastat and fan motor. It is very common for a grounded thermastat wire to cause exessive...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-06-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,380
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Home Built Solar hot air panel for my basement garage

simply amazing ! FREE HEAT :evil: and the build looks like it belongs there!

I have a 30x10 detached that I am currently readying for winter.(insulating the crap out of) I picked up a 5k modine...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-29-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
lowest appraised type of garage?

I want to expand my 1 car garage so I can fit a lift. Honestly my biggest concern is how much my taxes are going to go up. In my town we pay $24 per thousand.

what would be the cheapest way to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-17-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: pole barn shop addition... ideas?

I'm in southern NH. I'm still shooting around ideas... I'm just trying to find the best way to get the room I need with the least amount of headache to achieve it.

Now im wondering if I should...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-15-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,398
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
best way to get a building permit?

Anyone built a shop/garage all by themself? How exactly is the best way to get a permit?

What do you present to the building inspector? exactly what are the steps here?

What are some tips for...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-10-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
pole barn shop addition... ideas?

Goal: To fit my 9'6'' 2 post lift.

I need more space. my plan is to dig 3 12'' sonotubes 48'' deep and attach 6''x6''x10''s to on this side for the framing. Then on the other side, add another 2...
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