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I can't offer any advice on what the problem...

I can't offer any advice on what the problem might be, but I can tell you what I did when I had a tranny problem in my 97 Chevy 3 years ago.

We have a reputable Aamco shop around here and I took...
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Chevy Silverado won't start

Hey Guys.....

I just went through a problem with my pickup where I pulled in to get gas, filled up, tried starting the truck to leave and it was deader than a doornail.

It wouldn't do a thing,...
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John Deere vs. Kubota....which tractor???

Hello All,

I am in the market for a compact style tractor that can do the chores listed below and I'm not sure which brand to get. I THINK I've narrowed it down to a Deere 990 or 2000 series and...
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Grady.......why is it bad to add the fresh water...

Grady.......why is it bad to add the fresh water to a closed loop system?
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Pilot.......how is the noise level with those...

Pilot.......how is the noise level with those forced hot air/jet blower type heaters? I've been in garages that were using those on two separate occasions and they were loud.

Are the newer types...
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Grady.....do you know what kind of t-stats I need...

Grady.....do you know what kind of t-stats I need to get to replace the current ones? Also, are they something that I can trust will be available and the correct thing at someplace like Lowe's or...
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Grady.......how do I know which thermostat is the...

Grady.......how do I know which thermostat is the problem? I have been turning off my breaker in the main panel to insure that the water does not continue to heat. I came home friday afternoon to a...
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radio.........the heater is 6 years old, the...

radio.........the heater is 6 years old, the anode rod (I've been told) needs replaced b/c it has caused our water to STINK and all though I've already tried to replace it, it is a special order and...
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Here's an update................ over the...

Here's an update................

over the past few days the water got extremely hot, definitely too hot to put your hand under. It stayed excessively hot over the next couple days and then last...
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What luck that I ran across this thread. I was...

What luck that I ran across this thread. I was thinking of doing the same type of thing and I have some input to share and need some input to be shared.

Tommyboy......I was just at a...
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The water heater is electric and the temp guage...

The water heater is electric and the temp guage has not been adjusted. I am the only one who touches is and it is covered by a metal protection plate.

Could the water heater be going bad?
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Every faucet.....I almost burned my hands the...

Every faucet.....I almost burned my hands the other day at the kitchen sink b/c the temp caught me off guard. I didn't expect it to be that hot. Even a turn over to cold water takes some time for...
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Why would water temp get hotter?

Hey All,

Just a quick question for you to help me start tracking down a possible problem.

My hot water has changed temperature recently and I made no adjustments to the water heater. The...
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Stihl mini-boss - no power

Hey All,

I have a Stihl 180cc mini-boss chainsaw that just won't run properly. It is several years old but has BARELY been used and lately it's just a dog.

It used to run great and I recently...
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As usual, you have answered my questions well. ...

As usual, you have answered my questions well. Thank you Dick.

As you said, my guy told me that keeping the water from evaporating from the concrete will help it cure. He told me to keep it wet...
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Don't get your feathers ruffled..........(sorry,...

Don't get your feathers ruffled..........(sorry, couldn't resist):)

Here's a link that has some good info. You'll have to sort through cause you won't want/need some of it. You should find some...
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How many days for water curing?

Hello All...............

I finally got my garage floor done. I took lots of advice I got here and the floor came out quite nicely.

My question is how many days do I need to keep the floor wet...
08-11-06, 07:28 PM
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Why are hydrants inside illegal according to...

Why are hydrants inside illegal according to code? I don't see the difference between turning on a faucet or lifting a lever........also, the hydrant drains when off and should be more effective...
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thanks guys.........I'm not quite sure what you...

thanks guys.........I'm not quite sure what you mean by the trolley rail. Are you referring to the rail system by which the door opener attaches to the door itself?

I am glad to hear about the...
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sounds like good advice. thanks.

sounds like good advice. thanks.
08-09-06, 09:50 PM
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Posted By iamhistory

Water hydrant/frostline

Hello All,

I am finally getting my garage finished and I am putting a water line in it this week before the floor is poured. I am using a
6ft. hand lever hydrant style setup for water into the...
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New a new roof, shingle vs. steel

Our church has gotten to the point where we need a new roof. I need to look up some info. and one of the things we have to compare is should we continue with a shingle roof or should we go with a...
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Best garage door opener?

Hello All,

I am getting ready to install two garage door openeres. One for a truck bay which is about 10x10 and one for a standard car bay that is about 8x8. I can't remember if those are the...
08-04-06, 09:43 AM
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Ok, thanks. I'll check the box on the...

Ok, thanks.

I'll check the box on the bonding issue, but without looking at it right now I am sure they told me to unbond the bars in the box and I distinctly remember taking the strap out of the...
08-03-06, 09:52 PM
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Posted By iamhistory

Roger......my sub-panel in the garage is a...

Roger......my sub-panel in the garage is a Cutler-Hammer with the separate neutral and ground bars. I have a 3 wire feeder from the house (in the form of #2 aluminum wire to handle 100 amp service)...
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