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03-07-13, 12:24 PM
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Life Span of a Master Water conditioner - Neutralizer

We had our service folks out today to check the neutralizer/softener today. We do this once a year. They said that we need a new unit. He cannot add any more resin to the neutralizer. (MS something)....
06-18-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,155
Posted By lcarr

Delta shower reassembly - Help!

I am replacing my cartridge on my delta 1300/1400 series shower faucet. I have the handle off as well as the sleeve. How can I get the brass bonnet off? To get the cartridge out I have to get this...
06-07-09, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,020
Posted By lcarr

shower faucet?

I need to replace my Delta shower faucet due to some drips. Its the type with one handle. Problem is the set screw that holds the handle on is stripped or completely frozen. I even tried some liquid...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,463
Posted By lcarr

Refrigerator door gasket

I hope someone can help me. Two years ago I replaced the door gasket on my Admiral fridge and it has never closed or sealed correctly. I know I have to torque the bolts that hold the gasket on...
05-22-08, 03:39 AM
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Views: 1,520
Posted By lcarr

Refinish old interior door?

I have an older interior door, 30" X 80". Painted on one side, stained and varnished on the other. After about 20yrs of dog scratches, grooves, and my son slamming it I need to refinish it. Is it...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By lcarr

Moving a programmable thermostat

Can anyone tell me if moving a programmable thermostat from one location to a new one about 8ft away is difficult?We are getting a new wood pellet stove in our dining room and my fear is it will...
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By lcarr

Refinishing shop tool platforms

My drill press and scroll saw metal platforms have some rust in spots. Its not too bad but can screw up my projects. Is there any way to clean it up by sanding or using CLR to make close to new?
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Views: 978
Posted By lcarr

Using a Torque wrench

I got a new torque wrench for Christmas and wanted to know how to determine I got to the correct "torque"? I read the manual and it stated you will hear an audible click when the correct torque has...
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By lcarr

Difference in speaker wire

Is there a difference in "sound" depending on the speaker wire guage? I currently run 24ga to the speakers to my home theater unit. Would 18ga or 16ga make a difference? The maximum distance for...
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Views: 781
Posted By lcarr

Home theater system to TV w/o VCR

I've searched thru some of the threads for an answer and found some good advice. I just needed some specifics and hope I can word it correctly. I disconnected my VCR (its old and not very good) and...
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Views: 953
Posted By lcarr

Optical cable and component cables

I have an optical cable hooked up to my DVDplayer and television. Is this just for audio and not video? I have a S-video connention as well for the two units. If I get a 3-cable component cable (I...
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Views: 839
Posted By lcarr

What is 5.1 surround sound?

I have a Sony home theater system. Unit works fine with DVDs, etc. I noticed when I pop a DVD in the player and it starts, the display will sometimes read Dobly Digital 2.0 and then later when the...
11-26-07, 03:02 AM
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Views: 1,386
Posted By lcarr

Rough opening in chicken house

Its been a while since I framed out an area and wanted to know how large I should make the door frame. The door is an old but functional one, not pre hung. Dimensions are 29.5 X 76". It was an old...
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Views: 960
Posted By lcarr

Baseboard heat covering

I am attempting to remove and replace our older baseboard heating covers. Not only is it a chore to remove, but as I am taking it off stepwise, it seems that the cover must have gone on after the...
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Views: 1,087
Posted By lcarr

Fuel leak near the fuel filter

Hello,
On my 1993 Dodge Dakota I have a slight fuel leak near the fuel filter. It appears to be where the rubber tubing meets the metal gas line. I think I can replace it but I am not sure about...
02-18-07, 06:06 AM
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Views: 2,917
Posted By lcarr

Trouble with Jotul gas insert

Hello,
I am attempting to light the pilot lite on my Jotul J100 gas stove. It lights without a problem after the spark, however it will not stay lit. I checked the manual and the flow chart...
11-10-06, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By lcarr

Tripped breaker

Last night about midnight one of our breakers (20amp) tripped. It just kept doing it, everytime I reset it. I just left it off for safety. Switched it out with a 15amp I had on-hand just to see if...
10-16-06, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,062
Posted By lcarr

Fluoresent light will not work in when humid.

I have a strange question. In our kitchen we have a standard 2 bulb fluoresent light fixture that operates from a single-pole switch. We have noticed in the summer or when its humid out, the light...
10-14-06, 06:00 AM
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Views: 1,505
Posted By lcarr

Pull chain light to drop ceiling light

Hello,
I am putting in a drop ceiling and have to replace the pull-switch light that is currently in place. If it was a one-for-one replacement I would not have a problem. The present wiring is a...
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Views: 1,244
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I had it done at 15,000mi. $164; I told the shop...

I had it done at 15,000mi. $164; I told the shop I had a mini-stroke.

Leo
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Views: 1,244
Posted By lcarr

changing axle fluid

My maint. manual for our '04 Dodge Durango calls for the axle fluid to be changed at 30.000mi. I had it done by a shop at 15,000mi as it called for, but it was more money than I thought.
Can I do...
Replies: 4
Views: 11,294
Posted By lcarr

It's all in the name. Is it worth the price? (John Deere LT155 Repairs)

I have a John Deere LT155. I purchased it new in '98. Its the second John Deere product I owned. Since that time it has:

Defective blades; I have the Freedom 42 deck. Blades can come off while...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By lcarr

Parts cleaner

I just replaced my carburetor on my John Deere snowblower. I still have the old one and would like to clean it up to have as a spare. What is a good parts cleaner I can soak it it? I work as a...
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Views: 872
Posted By lcarr

Maintenance on '04 Durango

I want to do some of the 30,000mi routine maint. myself. Does anyone know where the exact location on the engine the PVC valve is located on a 4.7L durango?
Also, the maintenance schedule...
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Views: 846
Posted By lcarr

Establishing a wireless network for notebook

Hello,
Can anyone recommend a wireless router for establishing a wireless network? I just purchased a D130 Dell notebook and have a Dell desktop. I only want to be able to use the notebook with...
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