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  1. Home Theater
    Hello Everyone, Can someone tell me what kind of compression tool and fittings the TELCOs and cable companies use for COAX, RG6 ? I've purchased two tools and two sets of fittings and the connections are not nearly as tight as what I see on the cable company wires and the factory produced...
  2. Plumbing
    Hi everyone, So I have a plan of attack on some DIY work, but never having done any plumbing before I just wanted to run this by someone before going out and doing it and wrecking anything. I just bought a new dishwasher and I'm replacing the old dishwasher in my house which is about 60 years...
  3. Plumbing
    I need to install inline shutoff valves in 1/2" copper waterline. I have two of them. I have never sweated pipe successfully. I am having trouble locating straight compression valves with both ends for 1/2"ID (5/8"OD). My local plumbing supply says they don't carry any compression valves. I was...
  4. Plumbing
    Hi Everyone: I live in the US but have a European sink - I think it is a Kohler - and our supply line broke. We found a replacement but the female end is 3/8 when it should be 5/16. I haven't been able to find a suitable supply line to fit the 5/16 female requirement. What kind of compression...
  5. Windows and Doors
    I have an almost 40 year old steel front door. I have looked and can find no indication of who the manufacturer was. The original weatherstripping was a white, very large compression type that looked like the gasket around a refridgerator door. It fit into a slot in the door jam. It got pretty...
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