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Old 12-13-2014, 10:45 PM   #1901
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I forgot to welcome Steve back. *waves*

Ended up having to run to the store and post office today. Mom got some neat new tools for the car. Something to remove the nuts on the tires (I've broken tire irons trying to do that manually) and a mechanical jack that lifts with the push of a button. In the past I've struggled to get the jack into a position where I could still lift it up once it was under.

Mom had me assemble some doggie stairs for our little chiweenie. She paid $10 for them and they are pretty crappy. Soft wood and thin MDF. I probably could have made something better from scrap wood. I set the steps in front of me and got the dog to run up them to get to me so I could pet him. I hope my monkey of a cat doesn't see them because he would use them as a launching pad to pounce on me. He already walks up, stands on his hind legs, and reaches up to grab my waistband on my pants. Then he tries to pull himself upward.



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Old 12-15-2014, 11:57 PM   #1902
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I've been installing a lot of bottle filler water coolers here on base lately, and I installed another two today. The first one on base was at the gym and now everyone wants them... These aren't too difficult to install, and would be easiest in new installation, but we are always just replacing old coolers with this style. So, the existing drains and water supplies tend to be a nightmare if not positioned just right. The main reason for this is there's just no room inside these things, and to add to the space issues, a huge filter attaches inside. I hate to say, but I think I've had to make and alteration here and there to every one of them to get these hooked up correctly!



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Old 12-16-2014, 12:14 AM   #1903
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oh, them damn things. do your self a favor. use a straight stop instead of a angle.

on the doubles, i rough the water in on the 2nd unit. use a long supply tube

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Old 12-16-2014, 12:42 AM   #1904
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oh, them damn things. do your self a favor. use a straight stop instead of a angle.

on the doubles, i rough the water in on the 2nd unit. use a long supply tube
Haven't had to install any double units yet... I don't have many issues with the angle stops. Most of the time it's the damn drain. The trap tends to hit that enormous filter. I've installed two now where I had to mount the filter on the OUTSIDE of the unit. Just anchored it to the wall, and ran the supplies through a drilled hole on the metal cover. Not something I want to do all the time, but space is just so limited at times that there's nothing else I could do to make it work.
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Old 12-16-2014, 08:02 AM   #1905
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Haven't had to install any double units yet... I don't have many issues with the angle stops. Most of the time it's the damn drain. The trap tends to hit that enormous filter. I've installed two now where I had to mount the filter on the OUTSIDE of the unit. Just anchored it to the wall, and ran the supplies through a drilled hole on the metal cover. Not something I want to do all the time, but space is just so limited at times that there's nothing else I could do to make it work.
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Old 12-17-2014, 05:06 AM   #1906
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Raining a little today in Sunny Southern Calif. Gonna hit harder tomorrow.
Took this on the way to my last job today. Picture doesn't do these justice.

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Old 12-17-2014, 05:12 AM   #1907
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I did Not do this but I'm gonna have to fix it.

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WHY???? WHATS wrong with that??? Is that butcher shop open on saturdays?



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what did i do today????



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