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    Sorry for the long story, but this has been going on a few days. The circuit breaker for our second bedroom tripped a few days ago. It's used as an office and at the time the overhead light and ceiling fan were on as well as an LED TV and a cable box. I reset the breaker and it immediately...

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    Brian Elfert

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    I'm trying to buy a house, but any decent inexpensive houses are selling like hotcakes. I was supposed to go look at a house with a 40x80 outbuilding tomorrow, but it sold already. (Priced at $199,000 and the building alone is probably $100,000 to replace.) There are quite literally zero houses...

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    Michael Yadfar

    Is the table saw (non sawstop) the most dangerous tool in the shop?

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    I've been thinking to myself about what the safest and most dangerous tools are in the shop. Someone told me bandsaw was the most dangerous once, but I think that may be the safest saw in the shop. It's hard to determine the safest because all power tools are dangerous, but I think the most...

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    Jerome Stanek

    How big is your house

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    I have been following the house thread and was wondering how the size of the houses are around the country. I see some have a house over 2000 sq. ft and they say that is to small for a family of 3 and others have a 1500 sq ft house and a family on 5. I have a 1600 sq ft house and only 1 an 1/2...

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    Rich Riddle

    Where are You Vacationing this Year?

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    We are in the midst of planning a vacation to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for a couple of weeks. A friend lets us stay four days on his lakefront house on Torch Lake and from there we progress up to the Upper Peninsula. This year includes a trip to Copper Harbor and Isle Royale. Nothing like...

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    Lewis Ehrhardt

    Is it time for a Mac?

    Thread Starter: Lewis Ehrhardt

    I've had enough of the trovi takeovers on my computer and all the constant updates every other hour. I have been using Windows started with 3.1, 95, on and on ad nauseum to now Windows 7. All my software is for Windows. BUT, if what I understand is right???, I can switch to a Mac and not have all...

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