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    I need brand recommendations for a 4 1/4" diamond hole saw

    I need brand recommendations for a 4 1/4" diamond hole saw. I need to drill a hole in a cinder block chimney for a 4" hot water heater vent pipe. Ideally I need the bit only if it's compatible with a Milwaukee arbor, otherwise I'll take ...?..
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    Size tank for portable air compressor

    I'm interested replacing my cheap oilless Campbell Hausfield because it's getting tired, taking a long time to build pressure and Loud! Besides the tank is small. What size tank should I get for a DIY 1 man to run a framing gun to build a deck, shed,... Pancakes such as Porter Cable, Bostitch...
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    Triangle warning light came on now off, cancel dealer appt?

    2019 Hyundai Santa Fe 35,500 miles, temperature 12°F, a few days ago wife drove to work 15 miles, immediately a triangle with an exclamation in the middle came on for the entire trip. I called the dealer to make an appointment for 2/1. On the way home there was no triangle and none since. Is...
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    Bleeding brakes on 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe with electronic parking brake

    I want to bleed the brakes on my 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe SEL Plus with electronic retracting parking brake. I've bled lots of cars, besides replacing shoes and pads. Is there anything different on this vehicle I need to know? Just open the bleeder valve and pump the brake? I use a hose in to a...
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    Would you buy HF Zurich code readers

    Would you buy Harbor Freight Zurich auto code readers?
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    Michelin Defender LTX or CrossClimate SUV

    Hyundai Santa Fe SEL Plus, 235x60x18, in Central New Jersey, drives 14,000 miles/yr, no more than 20 miles each way to work or to see kids, mostly day, no rain or snow but if it's raining you gotta get to work or get home from the kids/grandkids. We have 2-5 snows per year. Which tire Michelin...
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    Now I have 2 Random Orbital Buffers, keep 1, keep both?

    I need help to decide. Up to a few days ago, I had only a 2 handle Craftsman and a Ryobi random orbital buffer. I have 2 cars in the family but I detail several cars for others during the year. It's nice to do this part time and pick up a few extra dollars. I may want to do a few more. However...
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    Worth it? Craftsman RO 6" buffer CMEE145 $40

    Near me for sale is a Craftsman RO 6" variable speed buffer CMEE145, 2,500-6,500, like new, $40. It comes with a backing plate but I'm not sure it has velcro loop and stick. I can buy a Chinese Amazon backing plate with pads for $22, you get 3", 5", & 6". Are those hook and loop ones the best...
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    Unwanted invites on pull down tablet menu

    I use a tablet for internet browsing. It has a pull down menu. I'm getting unwanted invitations in the pull down. I ran malwarebytes and it found nothing. I slide these things off with my finger and they come back. What do I do? When you answer do not post any inappropriate words or anything...
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    Can't get arbor nut off portable table saw

    I have a Skil 10" portable table saw, model 3400. I can't get the arbor nut off. It turns CC, correct? I'm using a 24" pipe wrench and still can't budge it.
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    Primer? For wall that wallpaper was removed?

    I removed wall paper, there's some residues left which I plan to sand and scrape more. There's some paper from the sheetrock that came off so I may spot with jc. Can I prime using drywall primer or do I need to use a latex paint primer or do I have to go to Zinsser's Gardz? I either go to Home...
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    Best way to remove wallpaper.

    Someone asked me if I would remove the wallpaper and paint for a fee. I have no idea the best way to remove it. It's a condo. Is steam the best way? How hard, how long, give the job to someone else? How much? She said it's only one room. It's a woman I've done work for painting, plumbing...
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    Can I use starting fluid in a propane only generator?

    This summer I acquired a fairly new propane only generator. I haven't needed it but in case I do, especially in cold weather, if needed to get it started, can I use starting fluid?
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    Explain difference in AWD '05 RAV & '19 Santa Fe

    I've had 4wd 70s trucks, Scout, Blazer, pickups, 2wd & 4wd dump trucks, always had to lock the hubs and floor shifter, in my former snowplowing business so that's what I'm use to. For the most We had a 2005 Toyota RAV4 AWD. It went well through the snow and in the rain, or pouring rain, I felt...
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    Framing gun always leaves 4 nails, Normal?

    I have a Campbell Hausfield Iron Force framing gun. I have Grip-Rite 3 1/4" and Metabo 2" framing nails connected by plastic. Either nail, always 4 nails are left and won't fire until I replace with a full rack. Is this normal, usual? Would paper be any better?
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    Poke in the groundSolar lights for driveway patio

    My wife buys the poke in the ground solar lights for our driveway and patio she buys from HSN/QVC. They last about 2 years, maybe 3. I'd rather spend more money and have them last 5-10 yrs or have a lifetime guarantee which many times is worthless with a shipping to and a handling charge...
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    Made beer chili

    You want a 1 pot easy tasty dinner, make chili. I am not a beer drinker but last week I cracked open a tall 25 oz can of beer while cooking dinner. Sipped a little and tonight put it in the chili. 1 lb 80/20 ground beef cooked in a pot. Remove. Cook in pot juices, sliced carrots, celery, 1...
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    Wrench stupidity

    Hit enter to make larger Wrench stupidity? Or my foolishness thinking this is funny?
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    Best Priced Value cordless impact gun?

    I'd like to get a battery cordless 1/2" impact gun to remove lawn mower blades and car lug nuts. Of course I'll use it for other things. I have a 40 yr. old Milwaukee corded impact gun but I'm getting tired of hooking up the extension cord. Plus on the side I repair mowers and blowers from home...
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    Teflon windshield wiper blades worth the money?

    I was on RockAuto to order brake pads and looked at windshield wiper blades. Most are priced from $2.50-$7.50, with one as much as $14, with about 5 different grades. They have ACDelco, Anco, Bosch, Motorcraft, Peak, Trico. Not knowing which is better I was going to order Trico Teflon for...