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Forum: Off-Topic 06-29-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 582
Posted By Frank Rizzo
FWIW - The new CalGreen standards that take...

FWIW - The new CalGreen standards that take effect July 1, will require all new homes to have built in the provisions to accept solar panels on the roof including conduits. They will also require 1"...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-28-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Frank Rizzo
I heard her (the homeowner) interviewed on the...

I heard her (the homeowner) interviewed on the radio yesterday afternoon.
The POS squatter living in her house has over 35 previous lawsuits on her records (some for situations such as this) and the...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-26-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 582
Posted By Frank Rizzo
subscribed. I want to DIY the install.

subscribed.

I want to DIY the install.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-20-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,782
Posted By Frank Rizzo
I met the now Mrs. Rizzo while we were both...

I met the now Mrs. Rizzo while we were both stationed in Heidelberg Germany in the Army. We were both E3's. She followed me back to Los Angeles, went to USC, took ROTC and she is now an 05 (on her...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-09-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 782
Posted By Frank Rizzo
All the MKIV series cars - Golf, Jetta, (first)...

All the MKIV series cars - Golf, Jetta, (first) New Beetle and a lot of the MKIII cars (mostly the ones built in Mexico), VW used a wax to seal the inside edges doors. You can see it on a hot day on...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-06-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By Frank Rizzo
You have to make sure your dimmers are LED...

You have to make sure your dimmers are LED compatable or you'll get some weird dimming ranges. The Lutrons seem to work well.
I just got some 950 Lumen LED outdoor PAR 38's at Costco for $13.xx...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-06-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 782
Posted By Frank Rizzo
VW's are such a paradox for me. My MKV R32 was...

VW's are such a paradox for me. My MKV R32 was one of the best cars I've ever owned. Multiple track days including a trip to Laguna Seca (from LA). Never a problem. Beat it like a rental.
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Forum: Off-Topic 05-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By Frank Rizzo
This is why I like you.:thumbup: I still have my...

This is why I like you.:thumbup: I still have my tubing bender from the "old" days. I do my sink supplies too:D


Don't forget to exercise your shutoff at the water meter in the street too....
Forum: Off-Topic 05-08-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Neat-0 ...

Neat-0

http://www.floodchek.com/resources/washing-machine-hose-failures/washer-hose-creates-aaa-call.html

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Forum: Off-Topic 05-07-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 694
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Did you already do this? If you post some pics...

Did you already do this?
If you post some pics of the ceiling - I can probably let you know what you are up against. How many stories is the building?

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Forum: Off-Topic 05-07-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Every 5 years. They screw on just like a garden...

Every 5 years. They screw on just like a garden hose. It is really easy to do if you have decent access and the water shut off behind the machine works...

Be careful about the cheesy braided hoses...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-05-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,098
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Penfed Defender Amex is zero fees & 1.5% cash...

Penfed Defender Amex is zero fees & 1.5% cash back every month. And you don't have to do anything to get the cash back. It shows up on your statement as a credit every month unless you ask...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 678
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Dual income, no kids. I don't have a lot of...

Dual income, no kids. I don't have a lot of deductions, so TT seems to work well for me.

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Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Yeah. Something about the lights and...

Yeah. Something about the lights and battery/power supply in the trunk....

There are a dozen SS's within 25 miles of me for sale at various dealers. Some on the lot since November. I want to buy...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-18-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Yet, another person that owes me $20. BTW...

Yet, another person that owes me $20.


BTW - im Kid Cram. Or at least that is what Frank Rizzo is….

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Forum: Off-Topic 02-08-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Frank Rizzo
+1 Good point. My Moen Kingsley...

+1

Good point.

My Moen Kingsley diverter valve has just enough slop to make you think. And it is strictly the way the handle connects to the valve. Not enough to make me want to pay extra for...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Frank Rizzo
sorry to bring this up...but that $20 you owe me?...

sorry to bring this up...but that $20 you owe me?

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Forum: Off-Topic 02-07-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By Frank Rizzo
What are "dip bars"? :rofl: I'm handy. I...

What are "dip bars"? :rofl:

I'm handy. I replaced the headlight in my vacuum cleaner.

and...my brother is a welder.

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Forum: Off-Topic 02-07-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Are you looking for the "vertical spa"...

Are you looking for the "vertical spa" experience? Body sprays, shower head, handheld, etc...

Im a big Moen guy. The parts are easy to get and not exorbitant cost either. I did a Moen vertical spa...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-02-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Sorry. I drifted off and did not check back in....

Sorry. I drifted off and did not check back in. Im not sure what the question is.

Next time, you don't have to crawl under the house, but instead fill the sink and tub - the sink(s) to the top...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-24-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By Frank Rizzo
This, ladies and gentlemenz, is why you don't buy...

This, ladies and gentlemenz, is why you don't buy a house without a thorough home inspection from somebody competent that you are paying for out of your own pocket.
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Forum: Off-Topic 01-24-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Well worth looking up "nylon garage track...

Well worth looking up "nylon garage track rollers" on amazon if you still have steel wheels in the tracks.

OP: did you use some sort of manufacturer unapproved lubricant on the drive screw? It...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-24-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By Frank Rizzo
Even in crappy Los Angeles the law is that you...

Even in crappy Los Angeles the law is that you need to take your "cans" in by 8pm on the day of pick up....but that does not generate revenue, so it is virtually impossible to get enforced.

Now if...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-13-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 592
Posted By Frank Rizzo
It will work, but it is not really safe. You...

It will work, but it is not really safe. You should not bond a ground and neutral in a subpanel - it is a code violation for good reason.

I guess you could bring an 8 foot ground rod with you...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Frank Rizzo
You borrow money from your family, kiss...

You borrow money from your family, kiss Thanksgiving goodbye.
Turkey tastes different when you sit across from people you owe money to...

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