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Garage door extension springs

I'm trying to find 2 replacement springs for a 7 ft Raynor door. The springs are 23 inch 70 lb rated. Fully extended they are 84". I can't find anything that is rated over 67" fully extended. All I...
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Thanks for the reply. I am considering a new Toro...

Thanks for the reply. I am considering a new Toro and don't need 2 mowers...
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Question Honda HRB215 lawn mower vale

Any idea what i could reasonably expect to sell an 11 year old Honda mower for? New transmission, wheels, blades and cables. Thanks.
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The motor failed. They don't like getting stuck...

The motor failed. They don't like getting stuck or binding with ice/snow.
08-28-10, 02:45 PM
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Is a Tapcon a more secure fastener? The ramset...

Is a Tapcon a more secure fastener? The ramset would be faster, but I want a solid wall. Thanks for the reminder for a sill seal.
08-27-10, 07:55 PM
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gun powder charged fastener

gun powder charged fastener
08-27-10, 04:28 PM
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Securing wood to concrete question

I'm building a wall in my basement. Is it better to use concrete screws or a ramset to secure the bottom plate into the concrete?
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I'm looking at corded right now. They will be...

I'm looking at corded right now. They will be used for a couple of small projects in the near future then sit in the garage for who knows how long... If I can "get away" with something inexpensive...
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Ryobi tools any good?

I'm looking for a basic mitre and circular saw. Is Ryobi any good or should I stick with a Rigid or Makita?
12-13-09, 08:08 AM
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Sorry. Home is in Massachusetts. All insulation...

Sorry. Home is in Massachusetts. All insulation is fiberglass. Basement is ground level. Insulation is in studded bays. Kneewall foundation is not yet insulated...needs to be studded out. At the...
12-13-09, 06:23 AM
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R19 and vapor barrier questions

I'm in the process of finishing my basement. A few questions: Should I use greater than r19 for outside walls? I currently have r19 without paper backing on outside walls. Should I install new...
12-06-09, 05:31 AM
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Hydronic baseboard and 4 wire thermostat question

I'm using a Honeywell CT410 thermostat with 1 baseboard heater...for now. The thermostat is labeled L1 L2 T1 T2. 2 blacks 2 reds. L1 L2 1 black 1 red. I wired line in to L1 L2 and load to the T1T2...
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Is the engine a 2.5 4 cylinder? That's a Chrysler...

Is the engine a 2.5 4 cylinder? That's a Chrysler engine. Mitsubishi only provided the 3.0 v6 in '92. That being said, there is a good chance you knocked the powertrain out of alignment when you...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-28-08, 05:46 PM
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The noise occurs when the burner is running and...

The noise occurs when the burner is running and water is drawn upstairs, regardless of where it is drawn from. Is it safe to say the heater is close to the end of it's service life because of the...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-28-08, 01:36 PM
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banging noise inside water heater

40 gallon gas water heater has recently started making a banging sound when water is being drawn from a faucet.Pressure relief valve was previously leaking and was replaced.Old relief valve had...
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Posted By montyface

Gutter installation cost

Can anyone give me a rough guesstimate on the cost to install gutters? Is it priced by linear foot?
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Remove the blower motor and look inside the...

Remove the blower motor and look inside the heater box for signs of a mouse nest. Cleaning the debris from the motor should fix the vibration/noise.
07-14-07, 05:23 AM
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Moving/transplanting a tree

Two weeks ago I planted a 5-6 ft Japanese Maple tree. Can I safely transplant it to a different spot in my yard without damaging the tree?
07-13-07, 04:24 AM
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Thanks for the replies. I already dug it up and...

Thanks for the replies. I already dug it up and planted another one.
07-04-07, 07:09 AM
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is there any way to try and save it? Tape the...

is there any way to try and save it? Tape the bark back, anything? Aside from the money spent, this thing is very heavy and will be a nigtmare to get back out of the ground.
07-03-07, 08:41 PM
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Posted By montyface

new tree and bark damage

I just planted a new flowering plum tree. The bark was stripped around the base of the tree near the root sack. What can I do to save the tree?
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Thanks. I know heat blowing from the ceiling...

Thanks. I know heat blowing from the ceiling isn't the ideal solution, but it's the only option I have at the moment.
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Adding a register in a basement?

I have a partially finished unheated basement. Will I cause a problem with airflow if I cut into the main heat duct and add a 4x10 adjustable register? I'm trying to add a little warm air to the...
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The idea of using a used front end components is...

The idea of using a used front end components is dangerous. You don't know the condition of the part. Visually inspection isn't always exact. Safety items are safety items. Don't be cheap.
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