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12-13-20, 11:26 AM
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Posted By mitigater

Bushnell Scope Crosshairs

I shot a hog last night, and after the shot, the crosshairs in my scope dropped and look like the attached picture. Is this an easy fix, or is it time for a new scope?

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08-09-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By mitigater

Tractor Tires

Forgive me if this is a dumb question, but Iím new to this. Does anyone have advice for avoiding flats on tractor tires or solutions?

we have a lot of mesquite on our land. We try our best to miss...
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Views: 388
Posted By mitigater

Thanks, guys! I appreciate it. Iíll give it a...

Thanks, guys! I appreciate it. Iíll give it a try this weekend.
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Views: 388
Posted By mitigater

Fuel Additives for Jet Ski

I have an old, 1993 model Sea Doo XP jet ski. It has not been in the water in about 2 years. I was planning on putting premium gas in it. Should I add any kind of additives like carb cleaners or...
05-28-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By mitigater

Yes, itís very hot. I guess that means itís time...

Yes, itís very hot. I guess that means itís time for a new pump?
05-28-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By mitigater

Pool pump cycling on and off

Recently bought a house with an above ground pool. The pump cycles on and off about every 5 minutes. Is that normal? Iíve only dealt with one other pool pump in my life and it ran constantly.
04-22-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By mitigater

Diesel Storage

With fuel prices so low, we are considering buying a lot of diesel for our tractor at the farm. How long does diesel stay good for? We have a large diesel tank that my grandad used to keep drip in....
06-20-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By mitigater

Thanks, Iíll try more water.

Thanks, Iíll try more water.
06-18-18, 07:22 PM
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Views: 711
Posted By mitigater

Hydrangeas Browning

Does anyone know what could be causing this browning? They get full sun for a few hours in the morning. We thought it might be too much water so we cut back, but hasn’t helped. We’ve tried Miracle...
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Views: 951
Posted By mitigater

Yes, i'm having to replace the entire kit. I was...

Yes, i'm having to replace the entire kit. I was wondering if people recommend rotary vs. rack? if they are interchangeable.
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Posted By mitigater

Steering Kit Replacement

I have to replace my steering cable and helm in an old Cajun Bass boat. It had the rack and pinion type helm, but can i replace it with one of the rotary type helms?

Thanks,
Kevin
05-15-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,077
Posted By mitigater

Above ground pool: stained liner

Starting from scratch this year. Drained the pool. Have these stains on the walls of the liner. Any tips to easily clean this, or is it going to be bleach and elbow grease!?!?

Do you think a...
09-07-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By mitigater

Thanks ray!!! I appreciate all the help!

Thanks ray!!! I appreciate all the help!
09-07-17, 09:06 PM
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Views: 1,175
Posted By mitigater

I guess I should clarify that this was done back...

I guess I should clarify that this was done back in the 60s or 70s by my grandad and a friend. Obviously not done the way it should be! Here's what I was thinking. Put a new 100Amp panel with...
09-07-17, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By mitigater

No, the red wire is going to a receptacle near...

No, the red wire is going to a receptacle near that panel. The triplex is connected in that same spot as the red wire. You can kind of see it coming up behind that red and black wire.
09-07-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By mitigater

Ok, I got a little more info and a couple of...

Ok, I got a little more info and a couple of pics. The fuses at the meter are 60Amp fuses. The wire run to the barn is triplex wire, but i'm not 100% of the size. It's about the size of a pencil...
09-04-17, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By mitigater

Thanks Ray. It's about 450 feet from meter to...

Thanks Ray. It's about 450 feet from meter to barn. The panel at the meter has two small looking fuses. I'll get a pic of it. Electrical rating on compressor says "120VAC / 60 Hz / 14A"

does that...
09-03-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By mitigater

Air Compressor Won't Turn On

I bought a new air compressor for the barn down at our farm. When I plugged it in, it tries to turn on, but won't, and then trips the reset switch on the compressor. I was able to turn off the well...
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Views: 723
Posted By mitigater

They are not located near exterior windows.

They are not located near exterior windows.
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Views: 723
Posted By mitigater

UNKNOWN Device

I ran across this device today. The building had a couple of them mounted in ceiling tiles. Anyone have any idea what this is monitoring?72109
07-25-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By mitigater

Here is a pic of my main shutoff valve. I...

Here is a pic of my main shutoff valve. I believe this is a gate valve isn't it? Should I start here by replacing it with a ball valve?

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07-24-16, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By mitigater

Yes, I think it is just a gate valve.

Yes, I think it is just a gate valve.
07-24-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By mitigater

Thanks, Mike! I do not have a PRV. Would yall...

Thanks, Mike! I do not have a PRV. Would yall recommend the first thing trying to replace my main shutoff valve?
07-24-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By mitigater

Thanks, Paul! Yes the main shutoff is fully...

Thanks, Paul! Yes the main shutoff is fully open. This happens at any fixture, including the bathroom closest to the meter. I test the pressure at my hose bib closest to the meter and get 64-68...
07-24-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By mitigater

Water Pressure/Flow

I seem to be having an issue with pressure/flow and was hoping for some troubleshooting tips. This just started a couple weeks ago. I test my pressure with everything off, and it is around 64-68...
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