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Smile The repairs to the snowblower are next after all...

The repairs to the snowblower are next after all of the other yard and driveway fixing.
The incident with the rock happened in the middle of winter. Oh, both shear pins broke when the rock got...
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Question 1st & 2nd Stage Impellers Need Fixing?

I have an 1994 Ariens Model ST1032 Sno-Thrower. Last season I picked up a good size rock that bent both the 1st and the 2nd stage impellers. With fall here, I have to get the repair done while I...
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Grady, Actually I checked with our local fire...

Grady,
Actually I checked with our local fire department before purchasing the unit, and they (1) advised that the burners not be plumbed to the same chimney flue. Our home has two flues, so the...
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Thanks for the information, its the most I've...

Thanks for the information, its the most I've gotten thus far.
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Looking for multiple-door back flow dampers?

Hello,
I installed a wood hot air furnace with hopes of attaching ductwork from both the heated air and cold air return plenums to our existing oil fired hot air heat system of ducts. Right now the...
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Question Looking for multiple-door back flow dampers?

Hello,
I installed a wood hot air furnace with hopes of attaching ductwork from both the heated air and cold air return plenums to our existing oil fired hot air heat system of ducts. Right now the...
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Views: 15,905
Posted By parkpointer

Hello, I'm looking for a dealer/supplier for...

Hello,
I'm looking for a dealer/supplier for back draft dampers. I live in New England, specifically the Rochester, NH area. I've searched far and wide and have not located any distributors of...
11-22-08, 09:05 PM
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Posted By parkpointer

Which wires go where?

I'm confused, and I've confused the readers!
My aim is to utilize the pre-existing wiring (once used for the oil fired hot water heater) for a new installation of a add-on wood furnace. I'm not...
11-22-08, 05:33 PM
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Posted By parkpointer

Which wires go where?

In our basement there used to be an oil fired hot water heater. An 120v electrical connection to the burner ran along the ceiling as two cables of 12-2 and then enter a 4x4 octogon box. At one...
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There is a secondary filter, located below the...

There is a secondary filter, located below the permanent bag. I removed it and turned the unit on to see if it would have been the culprit, but I came away with the same result: lots of noise but...
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I still have the problem of no suction power. ...

I still have the problem of no suction power. The motor unit still works, I've cleaned the entire length of the piping throughout the house, cleaned the cloth bag, installed a new disposable paper...
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FYI: My unit is manufactured by M&S Systems. It...

FYI: My unit is manufactured by M&S Systems. It is a Filtex model 700 series. Also, when I previously spoke of two ports, I meant that the house has two vacuum ports, not that the vacuum unit has...
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I wasn't able to remove the layer of...

I wasn't able to remove the layer of metal/plastic at the base of the bag area. The inlet doesn't appear to have much suction, so it's possible that the exhaust is blocked somewhat. I cannot find...
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I've removed all of the bags, and am down near...

I've removed all of the bags, and am down near the motors. Not too sure just how the next section comes out. I removed several long screws, the center filter and nothing moves.
Would you know if...
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Posted By parkpointer

Thanks for getting back! The dual motors both...

Thanks for getting back!
The dual motors both work fine. I haven't been as far as the impeller section yet. Everything is free and clear to the unit case.
I will take the next layer of...
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Posted By parkpointer

Central Vacuum has weak sucking flow?

Have Filtex central vacuum with two ports. It has lost about 85% of its capability. I have cleaned out the hose and the two ports along with the piping into the unit in the basement (using a foam...
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Posted By parkpointer

You hit the nail right on the head. I wasn't...

You hit the nail right on the head. I wasn't going to name names, but the unit you describe is the same model that we were looking to add to our home.
My next question may require your expertise. ...
03-03-08, 04:02 AM
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Posted By parkpointer

The reason for the cedar shakes rather than...

The reason for the cedar shakes rather than simply leaving it alone is basically looks. The logs are also cedar that have a slightly amber shade to them. We were out to the Great Lakes area...
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Adding Gable end vents?

I guess I just worry about the snow loading up the roof truss system, too much. I will continue to monitor the situation and try to pull off as much as I can get off.
Thanks you for your input.
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Posted By parkpointer

Adding gable end vents?

We had the top portion roof and the north facing roof/wall re-shingled about 5 years ago. We had them install the ice & water membrane. Since then, all leaks have stopped.
My main concern with...
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Posted By parkpointer

Adding a Wood Furnace to Oil Hot Air Furnace?

I've been the wood stove routine before and found it really fairly easy to control the heat for a one story home with basement. I've been living in a 2-story with basement (2800 sf including...
03-02-08, 06:06 PM
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Question Adding Cedar Shakes to the gable end of a 2nd Story?

We own a mansard/gambrel log home. The 2nd story gable ends have T-11 plywood siding above the 1st story logs. We would like to add cedar shakes over the T-11 plywood. Could I get pro's and/or...
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Posted By parkpointer

Adding Gable End Vents?

XSleeper,
Following up on your thoughts, could we install a powered attic vent that could open/close via an electric switch so that we could exhaust any heated air that may accumulate in the attic...
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Question Adding Gable End Vents?

In a previous post, I described our Mansard style gambrel Log home. The roof has a ridge vent for the entire length except at the over hangs on either end. During the winter months and especially...
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Posted By parkpointer

Rusted & Broken Shifter Cable on '99 Camry?

My '99 Camry Shifter cable just broke! After jacking up the car, I discovered that the shifter cable is exposed to the elements during a portion of its travel to the linkage. The cable design...
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