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Recommendations for wired outdoor camera system

Looking for recommendations for brands, models, etc for a new Outdoor wired security system.

I currently have an older q-see 8 channel DVR system that I want to replace. So I have coaxial and...
07-08-20, 04:09 PM
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Ok, Air intake is about 75-77 (thermostat says...

Ok, Air intake is about 75-77 (thermostat says 77) vents say 78-80.

I went outside when the vents were blowing warm air and the condenser fan was off but kicked on, right when I got up to it. It...
07-07-20, 04:05 PM
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A/C register temps go from 80`s to 60`s

My A/C blows warm air for 15-30 minutes or so at a time then will drop to the 60`s. This happens multiple times a day. The A/C runs a very long time now that Its summer. Anywhere from 6-14 hours a...
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craftsman 42" lawn tractor deck height adjustment

I have a craftsman 42" lawn tractor model 917.203810 that I can't figure out what is wrong with the deck height adjustment. It only goes from 3-6. 1-3 is already bottomed out where the deck does not...
07-19-16, 08:32 AM
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Sprinkler system good for long & narrow planter boxes?

I am looking for some advice what I can use for my situation.

I have 2 planter boxes in front of the house that are APX 15-20' long each but are only 2' or less in width.

I am looking to make...
07-16-16, 07:47 AM
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Drilling through existing wall studs with no drywall work

I have a outlet that is under a window I want to add one apx 32" over to the side.

There are (2) 12/2 Romex in that box so there is a good chance that one of the wires are going-coming from that...
04-01-16, 05:21 AM
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NM vs NM-B

I am wanting to add an additional outlet in a garage a foot or so from the ceiling on the wall from an existing outlet that is lower.

I have some existing NM 12-2 W/ ground Romex from the...
03-16-16, 09:54 AM
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Posted By michaelrj9

The generator I will hold off on right now. ...

The generator I will hold off on right now.

Question on fittings on using RMC underground. I am getting conflicting answers probably I don't know the trade terminology but..

Can the 3 piece...
03-14-16, 04:19 PM
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Thanks, I am now starting to think about the...

Thanks,
I am now starting to think about the future and trying to see what my options are.
The biggest challenge is in the path, is tree roots from a 2' diameter tree that is approximately 10 feet...
03-13-16, 07:59 PM
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Underground wiring from garage to shed depth

I will be running power from the garage to shed. It is a separate circuit in the garage that will be used in the shed. I will use a gfci for that new circuit before it goes in the ground.

My...
01-26-16, 11:02 AM
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Posted By michaelrj9

Structural plastic repair

I have this cheap dog toy that launches tennis balls.

You pull the black handle back which has a spring inside then pull the trigger to release it. pretty simple.

The little plastic nub where...
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Adding a thermostat to a propane forced air heater?

I have a Dyna-Glo RMC-FA60DGD 60000 BTU propane forced air heater.

Can a thermostat be added to it safely?
Has anyone done this if so how?

It has a continuous ignition but not sure how to add...
09-04-15, 03:31 PM
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Posted By michaelrj9

Blows breaker once a day

I have an old 1980's Trane heap pump and was put on life support about a year ago (hard start capacitor).

Yesterday and today around 4:30pm it blows the main breaker outside.

I reset it and...
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I ended up replacing the intake tube & gasket &...

I ended up replacing the intake tube & gasket & o-ring for the carburetor trying to fix the leak in back of the carburetor.

I also picked up the control bracket (what the carb mounts to) thinking...
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I did spray in back of the carb and it is leaking...

I did spray in back of the carb and it is leaking there. The o-ring is new as it came with the new carb.

Not sure why its leaking there.
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Thanks for the torque spec, I put the new...

Thanks for the torque spec,
I put the new flywheel on and it definitely sounds better. It sounded tinny before. but...

I still have a miss, every 1-3 seconds or so, a hiccup in the RPMS. I...
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I did get the flywheel off. I am getting a...

I did get the flywheel off.
I am getting a replacement Monday but wanted to see if someone has the torque spec for the flywheel nut. The engine is a Briggs & Stratton 122T05-4846-B1 07011857...
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Yep, its the flywheel key, I can see it without...

Yep, its the flywheel key, I can see it without removing the flywheel. The flywheel is the thickness of the key away,(not aligned up) but now turned into a disaster.

I got the nut off, and needed...
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Posted By michaelrj9

Push mower backfiring

I have a Craftsman push mower prob about 10 years old or so.

Recently I have been hearing the whole motor sound different. It's hard to explain but sounds different than it used to.
I hear soft...
07-30-15, 03:42 PM
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Posted By michaelrj9

The only reason why we had the warranty anyway...

The only reason why we had the warranty anyway was when we bought the house 2 years ago it was a foreclosure (unknown working appliances etc) it has a real old heap pump from the early 1980's and if...
07-30-15, 07:58 AM
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Posted By michaelrj9

They riping me off?

I "had" (not after this though) a Home warranty which did good on keeping my A/C working for the last couple years.

I got up and took a shower at 6am and sometime before 7am I went to the other...
06-24-15, 05:44 AM
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Posted By michaelrj9

Thanks everyone, I would have no problem doing...

Thanks everyone,
I would have no problem doing the whole job, I have done other big jobs in the past.
The only reason I was thinking of having an electrician hook it up is if the town finds out...
06-23-15, 10:50 AM
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Posted By michaelrj9

Running power to a shed can this wire wire be used?

I want to have power to the shed which is APX 30-50 feet from the outlet I am referring to.

There is one dedicated 20a circuit that goes to only one outlet)
in the garage on an outside wall (but...
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I started to open it to see what the problem was....

I started to open it to see what the problem was. As soon as I started opening it there were a few broken pieces that fell out. I did not go any further. I then put it back together and took it to a...
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Posted By michaelrj9

replacing fluorescent light ballast help needed

I have a fluorescent light fixture with 2 bulbs it has 2 separate ballasts.

I am replacing the 2 ballasts with one single one that powers 2 bulbs.

I understand the diagram on the new ballast...
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