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Well, the pipes from the water softener are 3/4...

Well, the pipes from the water softener are 3/4 inch copper going into the house. The turn off valve for the toilets appear to have 1/2 inch copper. I installed this softener in Dec. 2005 and the...
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Flushing toilets causes pipes near water softener to whistle

Last week for the first time I notice that every time we flush either toilet, it causes a whistling sound around the water softener pipes. The whistle sound only last towards the end of the tank...
08-07-16, 01:13 PM
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How can I effectively get rid of Milkweed?

I live in the High Desert in SoCal and my lawn is all Bermuda grass. Because of the drought situation, it appears that the Milkweed has almost taken over my lawn. All the Weed & Feed fertilizers...
05-14-16, 04:28 PM
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Posted By gilloz

Nominal rate for swamp cooler water pump

Hello. I have an old Adobe-Air swamp cooler, Model RD43, that has been working just fine for the past 24 years. I'm planning on changing the water pump, Model EP200. I cannot find the gallons per...
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Posted By gilloz

Thanks for that information, marksr. Any...

Thanks for that information, marksr. Any suggestions for some kind of a sun screen that will give me the added shading without it actually contacting the wooden slats? I appreciate your comments,...
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Thanks marksr for your response. Only the bottom...

Thanks marksr for your response. Only the bottom of the slats that came in contact with the beams outward(perpendicular) from the house to the length wise beams parallel to the house, at the outer...
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Patio roof slats rot

I had a patio installed in my backyard in 2005. It is 12 ft deep and 25 ft long. I installed a fabric Sun screen over the slats for additional shading. The slats had a 2 inch gap between them. ...
06-17-14, 07:24 PM
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Posted By gilloz

Thanks sammy37 for your response. Sounds easy...

Thanks sammy37 for your response. Sounds easy enough. Basically then I am paralleling the lamp with the pump connections. Great! Thanks. Hope Radio Shack carries these lamps.
06-06-14, 10:29 AM
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Add indicator light to cooler switch

I have a two speed swamp cooler. The switch has 6 positions starting with Pump Only, High Cool, Low Cool, High Vent, Low Vent and OFF. How would I go about adding a Pilot light to the switch plate...
03-29-11, 06:56 AM
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Posted By gilloz

Added: That Yellow handle tool is no longer...

Added: That Yellow handle tool is no longer available from Park Tools. I contacted them the other day, by email, and they responded this morning. I guess I will have to install this fastener the...
03-27-11, 06:05 PM
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Posted By gilloz

Thanks again Bud. Found a bike shop here in my...

Thanks again Bud. Found a bike shop here in my area and they carry Park Tools. Will go by there tomorrow and check this out. Thanks again for your help.
03-27-11, 07:25 AM
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Posted By gilloz

Hi Bud: Looks like you hit the nail on the head....

Hi Bud: Looks like you hit the nail on the head. That tool shown on your first link with Yellow handles looks exactly like the tool I need. What is this tool called and where can I get it? I...
03-26-11, 08:23 PM
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Posted By gilloz

Looking for a special wrench or socket?

I have this fastener that screws on to a 1/2" spindle on an exercise bike that holds the bearings in place for the pedal crank wheel. This fastener looks like a washer, but to install it, I need a...
12-08-10, 07:32 PM
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Posted By gilloz

That link was pretty clear. Thanks wirepuller38. ...

That link was pretty clear. Thanks wirepuller38. I think I know what to look for now. I hope our local hardware stores carry this size. Thank you all for your help.
12-06-10, 08:56 AM
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Posted By gilloz

Thank you gunguy45 for your response. It was...

Thank you gunguy45 for your response. It was what I needed. I had a remote feeling that the M stood for Metric and it is plain now that the L stands for Length. I wasn't sure what the numbers...
12-06-10, 07:17 AM
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Posted By gilloz

What size is this screw?

I have a part or size screw which I do not understand. It is an M8 x L19. Can someone please tell me if this is a Metric or American Standard size and what do the numbers mean? Thanks BTW, it is...
09-05-10, 05:36 PM
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Posted By gilloz

Thank you drooplug and mgmine. After finally...

Thank you drooplug and mgmine. After finally getting a hold of a friend of mine who is in construction, he verified exactly what you two have said. Structural Integrity. It all makes sense to me...
09-04-10, 05:49 PM
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Posted By gilloz

Curious about how to build a wooden gate

I am curious about something. My wooden gate, which allows access to my backyard from the street is over 40 years old and needs to be replaced. The pattern of the door from the inside, is a square or...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-13-10, 04:38 PM
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Posted By gilloz

Well, I am on my second Water Softener in 30...

Well, I am on my second Water Softener in 30 years. My first one lasted 26 years and it was a Kenmore from Sears. The only reason I replaced it was because it had a mechanical timer which sometimes...
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Posted By gilloz

Are you referring to a computer monitor? When...

Are you referring to a computer monitor? When you say that you can't set up, does that mean or refer to the computer(tower)?
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Posted By gilloz

To maximize your sound output, the impedance on...

To maximize your sound output, the impedance on all speakers should be equal or in this case, 8 ohms all the way around. You can use 6 ohm speakers, but it would use more power to drive the coil, to...
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Posted By gilloz

Right click on the Start button, click on...

Right click on the Start button, click on Properties, and select the
Notification Area tab. Click on the Customize button and look for the Drive L notification item. Verify it's Behavior as Hide...
01-12-10, 07:30 PM
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Posted By gilloz

pruning fruit trees

I have two Apricot trees and I was wondering if pruning these trees every season is necessary or should I skip one season and only prune every other season?
01-03-10, 01:29 PM
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Posted By gilloz

Thanks Seattle Pioneer for your response. I took...

Thanks Seattle Pioneer for your response. I took your advice and that did the trick. I'm still skeptical about it, but so far it has worked without any further problems. I keep expecting it to...
01-02-10, 07:08 AM
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Posted By gilloz

Burners go out.

I have a Lennox Central Air/Heat unit. I use a Honeywll 7-day programmable thermostat to control it. I am experiencing a problem in that the burners come ON for only 8 seconds and then shut down. ...
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