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re: What to do with 150k that I inherited from Grandfather - footballdude
An inheritance is usually not considered marital property. A house is marital property. ...
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re: New home Ethernet wiring - footballdude
Cat 6 is fine. No need for anything higher in a house or even in most buildings. Anything that needs more than cat 6 should be on [i]fiber[/i]. Prewire for cctv cameras. Run a drop to the storage/workshop. The direction home appliances are going, maybe even run a drop behind the fri...
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re: Credit card points via Venmo? - footballdude
If there is no cc fee, then it may work, [b]but[/b] It should not be very hard to charge $5k to a credit card in 6 months. Pay ALL of your bills with that credit card: groceries, fuel, cell phone, internet, cable, car insurance, If you time getting the new card to line up with big bills th...
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re: Elsie's Plate and Pie - what's good? Update Pg 2! - footballdude
[quote]crawfish queso[/quote] and [quote]boudin burger[/quote]...
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re: Credit card points via Venmo? - footballdude
It can be done and you can make money doing it [u]for a short time.[/u] Your credit card account will eventually get shut down or frozen....
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re: Buying a business - footballdude
[quote]How involved is the current owner? Do most sales and relationships flow through him?[/quote] If the current owner is one of those people who has a great personality and everyone knows and likes - Business may suffer if they are no longer around. Some of their customers may [b]only[/b]...
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re: Self install metal roof? - footballdude
How steep is the roof? How high off of the ground? I have put on many metal roofs on camps and sheds, not very hard to do if you are handy. but My house is way too steep and too high for me to do safely....
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re: Mildew smell from side of natural gas fireplace - footballdude
[quote]the actual rectangle opening that goes down into the place where that fireplace sits is covered with plywood and insulation.[/quote] Drill or cut a hole and look down there with a flashlight. ...
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re: Window units - footballdude
I bought a Toshiba window unit for my hunting camp, it was highly rated on the web, but crapped out in less than a year with only light use. Any one else have good or bad luck with a Toshiba? ...
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re: Trailer light wiring question - footballdude
[link=(https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/blazer-led-submersible-square-trailer-light-kit-for-trailers-under-80-in-wide-pack-of-2?cm_vc=-10005)]https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/blazer-led-submersible-square-trailer-light-kit-for-trailers-under-80-in-wide-pack-of-2?cm_vc=-10005[/link]...
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re: Anybody have any experience evicting a colony of BATS from a house? - footballdude
Did the home inspector not find or note in the report?...
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re: Buying a fixer upper for first home - footballdude
[quote]Maybe start with a 250k and cash flow the work.[/quote] This...
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re: Home buying advice - footballdude
Don't buy a house until you [u]both[/u] have paying jobs. Is the 4 year old going to go to private school? How many more kids will you have? Figure out the private school tuition costs [u]BEFORE[/u] you buy a house. Also, I don't recommend having a house in both of your names before yo...
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re: HVAC replacement advice - footballdude
Price for the 14 seer seems high, but with the massive increase in the cost of materials and labor, that may be the new going rate. Also, they know they have you behind the 8 ball. It's JUNE and its only going to get hotter in July and August. You could have saved yourself several thousan...
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re: ATT Fiber vs Eatel Fiber - footballdude
Nobody is going to go with AT&T when they also have Eatel available. Eatel is 10,000x better than AT&T, it is not even close. I would not switch from Eatel to AT&T even if AT&T was completely [b]FREE[/b]. My Eatel consistently tests [i]faster[/i] than the advertised speed that I pay for. ...
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re: New Washer & Dryer recommendations - Appliance stores near Ascension/BR - footballdude
[quote]she wants them both to match[/quote] Don't get hung up on that. What are you going to do, take everyone who comes to your house into the laundry room to show them the machines?...
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re: Anybody know of a good outdoor fire pit? - footballdude
[quote]Combine rim!!!![/quote] Skidder Rim...
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re: Sleep number mattress - footballdude
17 years total on my imitation sleep number (Boyd Specialty Sleep). I have changes out the air bladders twice under warranty. First time about 10 years, second time just recently. I like it because if my back starts to hurt, I can go up or down on the firmness for a few nights until it goes b...
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re: Sleep number mattress - footballdude
[quote]Let me guess? That is the softest setting?[/quote] Actually no, it's the hardest setting. She's a tiny little thing, but wants a mattress as hard as a sheet of plywood....
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re: Sleep number mattress - footballdude
The only type of mattress where you can have a different firmness on each side. My wife's side is 100 My side is 30 We could never agree on a mattress otherwise. I have an imitation sleep number....
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