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@marksr, Looks like I will be using a $25...

@marksr,

Looks like I will be using a $25 beam torque wrench I found at my local hardware place and it's good to know they are trouble free and should do the job as necessary. It is snowing here...
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Did find out that my local hardware store has...

Did find out that my local hardware store has someone that can sharpen blades for only $8 so I am thinking I will take in the current blade next year (when Spring arrives) as we are now getting snow...
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I bought the four blades as I too was concerned...

I bought the four blades as I too was concerned that they might be discontinued after a short while as there is always something new coming out and you never know if you will be able to continue to...
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I do not own a vise to handle the blades and do...

I do not own a vise to handle the blades and do not plan on buying one (no work shop or garage) and want to make things as easy as possible with the minimal amount of maintenance. I bought this mower...
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Posted By homeowner888

@Furd, Okay, I see you have put a lot of...

@Furd,

Okay, I see you have put a lot of work into your project so far. Please do not give up on attempting to finish it as you will have something to be proud of in the end.

Yes, as for the...
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Posted By homeowner888

As I will have both tools (standard wrench &...

As I will have both tools (standard wrench & torque wrench) to remove and replace my mower blade the following questions still remain:

1) Do I trust my own instincts and use a standard wrench to...
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Posted By homeowner888

Thanks for the info as the 6-point 9/16 in....

Thanks for the info as the 6-point 9/16 in. wrench is on the way and although I probably won't need to change the mower blade this year (being at the end of the season) I will have one.

Also, has...
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Posted By homeowner888

Thanks for the replies as I have some other...

Thanks for the replies as I have some other questions:

1) Is a craftsman 9/16 in. wrench with a 12-point closed end sufficient for the blade bolt on my EGO mower? Is it possible that a 12-point...
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Posted By homeowner888

Measuring tension on tightening bolts?

Have two questions regarding the "torque" that is recommended by the EGO user manual when tightening a mower blade back into place, or, when replacing it. Here is the info:

Place a metal rod...
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Posted By homeowner888

That was a pretty hilarious link with you working...

That was a pretty hilarious link with you working on that riding mower although if you can get it to work that is all that probably matters in the end!

Decided to pull the plug and bought the EGO...
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Posted By homeowner888

@Furd & Gunguy45: Thanks for the replies and...

@Furd & Gunguy45:

Thanks for the replies and I have to agree with both of you that the most reliable battery appears to be SLA (lead acid) in the B&D mowers. Greenworks / EGO haven't really been...
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Posted By homeowner888

Yes, the Lithium-Ion battery just stops flat out...

Yes, the Lithium-Ion battery just stops flat out with no slowing down although I have just come across what appears to be the latest offering for a new 80V cordless (double the 40V ones) from...
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Posted By homeowner888

I have an 85 to 90 foot back yard area and my...

I have an 85 to 90 foot back yard area and my nearest outlet is going to put it over the 100 foot requirement with a cord. The front yard would be very difficult to figure out with a cord due to the...
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Posted By homeowner888

@Furd, I am quite impressed with the long...

@Furd,

I am quite impressed with the long term usage you have gotten from your cordless B&D. I don't know of many folks who own gas powered mowers that have lasted 16 years - like yours!
...
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Posted By homeowner888

Best cordless electric mower

After doing some research have found the following two top rated cordless electric mowers:

1) EGO 56V (Lithium-Ion) 20-inch:

Lawn Mower | Lithium-Ion, Cordless, 56V | Egopowerplus.com | EGO...
09-24-14, 01:04 AM
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Posted By homeowner888

Sani-Tred PermaFlex for walls and floor

Here is a photo of the main room (of two) in my basement after having the floor and walls sealed with Sani-Tred's PermaFlex and all other cracks and mortar joints were filled in with the LRB (Liquid...
07-13-14, 10:45 PM
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Posted By homeowner888

Thanks for your reply (PJmax) as I am going to be...

Thanks for your reply (PJmax) as I am going to be meeting with a mold remediator tomorrow and let them take care of the mold, first. I agree this would be the smartest first step. I am also going to...
07-13-14, 10:40 PM
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Posted By homeowner888

I am now looking at the possibility of dry ice...

I am now looking at the possibility of dry ice (CO2) blasting ... would this work?

Some companies are using this for mold remediation, too.
07-13-14, 09:38 PM
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Posted By homeowner888

Removing paint from concrete block walls?

I would like to apply the following Sani-Tred products to my basement walls and floor:

How to Waterproof a Basement with Sanitred...
06-23-14, 03:25 PM
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Posted By homeowner888

Add drain pipes to basement footer, or, below it?

I am trying to determine if it is more prudent to have additional "WaterGuard" drainage system installed on my basement footer (that I have used previously) as compared with "ADS" pipe installed in a...
06-22-14, 08:12 PM
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Posted By homeowner888

A full perimeter drain is going to be installed...

A full perimeter drain is going to be installed inside as I already have one wall with the drain installed (that is working) and the rest of the walls are going to be included. Outside work has...
06-22-14, 07:03 PM
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Posted By homeowner888

Moldex treatment and waterproofing basement

I soon will be having a foundation/waterproofing contractor working to fix my basement from leaking which will require a full perimeter drain and will be adding plastic encapsulation to cover all of...
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