Recent content by Alfred_B

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    pool deck paint

    Power wash it, it will look like new
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    Lack of Money or Lack of Priorities

    <img src="/forums/graemlins/coffee2.gif" alt="coffee" title="coffee" height="21" width="29" /> Why don't people mind their own business?
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    How bad is it?

    I would empty it, isn't it a turbo V8?
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    Need a New Frig

    I've had bad luck with two Samsung side-by-side fridges. Not sure if they have fixed the design but the recirculation tends to create condensation that then will leak out onto the floor. With the current one, we lowered the temperature so now it's frozen behind the back panel -- no leaks but the...
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Seeburg 1000 lo-fi musak
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    can a family of 4 use 34k gallons

    It could have been a catch up amount. The company estimated the usage in the past and read the meter this time.
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    Peeled veneer paint on vintage Pioneer

    Thanks. Sounds like a good idea.
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    Peeled veneer paint on vintage Pioneer

    I just got a vintage Pioneer receiver. The seller has attaches the cord with a masking tape to the body. When I removed the masking tape, some of the veneer came off. It's not really a veneer but a layer of paint on a plastic panel. How would you glue this paint back on? You can see the peeled...
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    Hand Sanitizer warning : Methanol

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by dlundblad</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You're not supposed to consume methanol. It's poisonous. The bad scent is added so people don't drink it because they're too stupid otherwise. On a side note, I know of someone...
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    Five Euro Car Myths?

    @Saabist you ideas about Euro car reliability and cost should be based on the opinions of people who have never owned them
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    Hand Sanitizer warning : Methanol

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by simple_gifts</div><div class="ubbcode-body">OT: Methanol was used in the 1980s to spike Italian wines resulting in more than 20 deaths and permanent physiological damage to hundreds, so yes, toxic when ingested Seeing...
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    Trust Funds

    Trust fund is simply rich relatives not trusting the young offspring with their money. These offspring can be any type of a upper class person with or without a trust fund.
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    Five Euro Car Myths?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Touring5</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Of the multiple cars I've owned over the last couple of decades, the BMW is easily the easiest to work on and get parts for. Part of it is the large community online that has lots...
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    Portable tire inflator

    The standalone pumps have been more reliable for me than the ones attached to battery boosters.