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re: I need a rifle to shoot deer at 350 yards - rodnreel
Get an adjustable turret scope and a sled to place your rifle on. With practice you can do it. ...
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re: Outdoor TV Mount - rodnreel
Several years ago I was thinking of doing the same thing on a shop sitting wall but was limited on wall space. The wife suggested getting a rolling TV stand like they use in class rooms. I did, mounted it and can now roll the TV around anywhere to suit my needs. ...
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re: Drilling into concrete slab - rodnreel
If you or a neighbor have an electric hammer drill try it. This may work with your old bit but I suggest getting a new one. Get a glass of water and place next to where you are drilling. Every 30 seconds or so stop drilling and put about an inch of the bit in the water to cool it off. After 1...
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Chackbay Seasoning Yum. but a question - rodnreel
Recently based on this board, I switched my crawfish seasoning cocktail to Chackbay 1-12oz., liquid crab boil 2-8oz bottles and salt 1 box. We both agreed flavor was an improvement over other seasoning. heat was adequate but could use more salt for me. The wife thought the salt was just right....
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re: Building a house soon, just looking for advice/tips - rodnreel
1. Look up an architect in Arkansas named Doug Rye. I was listening to him on talk radio before I built 20 years ago and he mentioned a tape or cd on how to build an energy efficient house. I bought it and used about 60-70% of his suggestions. It cut my energy bill in half while doubling by sq. ft. ...
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re: Building up to base flood elevation? - rodnreel
1. You need to hire a surveyor to determine the ground elevation near the center of where the house will be constructed. Have him/her set a bench mark at the BFE plus freeboard required by the parish somewhere on the property. Add about 4"-6" to the numbers for removing vegetation. Now you have th...
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re: Ballpark Cost for 20kw Whole Home Generator? - rodnreel
My suggestion is to get someone to measure the load in amps you need. You turn everything on you want the generator to power and size the generator based on that load. I suggest getting a company who specializes in the installation of generators. They can provide a yearly maintenance service of ...
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re: I just spent $95 to fix M18 Milwaukee Drill - rodnreel
[quote]Both. you get more power out of a higher amp hour battery and they obviously have more run time [/quote] Generally speaking, higher amp-hour batteries provide longer run time (more stored energy), but not more amperage or power; hence not more torque....
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re: Preemergent/ fertilizer question on timing - rodnreel
I use liquid fertilizer and the label says to wait 14 days after applying a herbicide. ...
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re: Ant poison question - rodnreel
I also use Bifen IT but spray my whole yard including trees and shrubs with a tank sprayer. It keeps the ants and mosquito's away between 2 and 3 months depending on the amount of rain we get. I have used all the above products and found Bifen the only that keeps them out of my yard. It can be ...
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re: Outdoor wood sealer - rodnreel
I've had good results with Jack Tar Marine Varnish....
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re: Temporary driveway during construction? - rodnreel
Lime can be used to treat soils in order to improve their workability and load-bearing characteristics in a number of situations. Quicklime is frequently used to dry wet soils at construction sites and elsewhere, reducing downtime and providing an improved working surface. Do not use ag. lime...
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re: Fire Ant Strategy - rodnreel
I have been spraying Bifen IT in my yard for years. I use the liquid in a 15 gal. boom sprayer. I spray the whole yard plus bushes making sure to avoid flowers because of bees. It takes care of fire ants, mosquitoes, spiders. It will last on average of 3 months. I recommend to begin wit...
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re: Concrete Pumping Companies? - rodnreel
[i]They will come to you.[/i] As opposed to you going to them...
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re: Do you carry coin change? - rodnreel
I pay cash for a lot of things and do carry a few coins. If I don't have the exact change I give the cashier the coins necessary to get nothing but quarters back. If an item is $5.37 I hand them $6.12....
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re: Shower System Recommendations - rodnreel
Bath remodel 3 years ago. Put in Delta with large head,hand help and temperature control from plumbing warehouse . You set the temp. and every time you turn on the shower in about 15 seconds it will be the same temp. If necessary you can still make it hotter or colder, but no more fumbling with ho...
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re: How to Add Fill to Empty Lot - rodnreel
If you are planning to build on top of the fill, remove the top 4" of grass and dirt prior to adding fill. If not once the vegetation dies and decomposes it can cause voids or gaps in the soil. These voids or gaps can cause foundation issues in the future. ...
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re: Kitchen: If you had it to do all over... - rodnreel
we did a kitchen remodel 2 years ago on a house we built 20 years ago. Granite counter tops was first on the list with new sink and fixtures close behind. We debated one vs. two compartment sinks until a lady at the granite place recommended a low divide sink. We also cook with a lot of large...
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re: 7mm-08 - rodnreel
I purchased a 7-08 A bolt with a BOSS in the mid 1980's. It has been flawless in all these years. I've tried most of the premium ammo with Winchester ballistic tip being the best until 4 years ago. At the recommendation of a friend I bought some Double Tap ammo made with Barnes 140g. bullets...
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re: I need a good $25 W. Elephant gift for a group full of Engineers. - rodnreel
Print these words and frame it with a cheap frame. [b]Some people think the glass is half full Some people think the glass is half empty Engineers think the glass is twice as big as it needs to be[/b]....
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