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Sliding Door Jamb Rubber Bumper Has Solidified

I have a sliding glass patio door that was installed in 1982 and that's developed a problem:

There is a piece of black rubber glued into the inside of the jamb (the part that the door slides...
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

Thank you for replying. My neighbor helped me...

Thank you for replying. My neighbor helped me figger it out.
Oh, and my TCL flip phone is just a cheapie and has no model number.
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

Using the Keyboard on My TCL Flip Phone

When trying to link my TCL Flip Phone (not the PRO model) to my router I need to enter the password to the router. My password is a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers, and symbols....
Forum: Water Heaters
01-02-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

>>People were overusing the quote function by...

>>People were overusing the quote function by quoting whole posts instead of the part that was necessary, so mods were constantly having to edit those quotes...<<

Now I know why the change was...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-28-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Pipsisiwah

"Quote: And I wonder why I cannot quote...

"Quote:
And I wonder why I cannot quote previous posts anymore??
The quote post was removed at the request of us mods. Just highlight what you want to quote, copy, paste, then highlight again and...
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

Whenever a new top-level OS comes out I've always...

Whenever a new top-level OS comes out I've always waited for a year (maybe 1.5 years) or until a major update came out (like from Win 8.0 to Win 8.1 or 8.2), then I go for it. That way most of the...
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

@PJmax Sure seems like I bought it only 2 or...

@PJmax

Sure seems like I bought it only 2 or 3 years ago. Guess that's what happens when one is pushing 80...
Have a nice holiday! :)
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

UPDATE: First, I thank everyone who helped! I...

UPDATE:
First, I thank everyone who helped!
I was finally able to remove the LCD pack from the back part of the case. Took a lot of force though. Not sure what was holding it other than it being a...
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Views: 365
Posted By Pipsisiwah

Thanks for replying. I clicked on your link....

Thanks for replying. I clicked on your link. Yeah, the guy is a real butcher!
I saw the painter's tool but I didn't see how he removed the LCD unit from the case back. The problem is at the upper...
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Views: 365
Posted By Pipsisiwah

Can't Separate Monitor Electronics from Back Housing

I need to replace the capacitors in my monitor but I can't separate the back part of the plastic enclosure from the electronics. I've removed the mount and the front bezel. With the monitor flat on...
11-25-21, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

No replies? Sad... Looks like a shut-off...

No replies? Sad...

Looks like a shut-off ball valve below the electric valve to me, and it is in the closed position meaning nothing can flow through it.
A belt-and-suspenders approach would be...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-16-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Pipsisiwah

Thank you. It's good to know that I'm not going...

Thank you. It's good to know that I'm not going crazy!! ;)
Forum: Water Heaters
11-16-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Pipsisiwah

@22john02458 - Yeah, that's what I was...

@22john02458 -
Yeah, that's what I was thinking.

And I wonder why I cannot quote previous posts anymore???????? I don't see anything that I can click to put the text of a previous post into my...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-16-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Pipsisiwah

UPDATE: After searching the internet I found a...

UPDATE:
After searching the internet I found a video that shows how to remove the heating element from my model of water heater. So I removed the heating element earlier this year and checked it...
11-16-21, 08:50 AM
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Views: 1,687
Posted By Pipsisiwah

UPDATE: I'm just gonna let it be and not do...

UPDATE:
I'm just gonna let it be and not do anything until it busts completely through.
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

UPDATE: I replaced the front springs with new...

UPDATE:
I replaced the front springs with new Toyota parts. The roll is better now but it is not completely gone. Maybe I'm just getting more sensitive to it in my old age.
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Views: 591
Posted By Pipsisiwah

My Truck Rolls Excessively on the Interstate

My 1998 Tacoma 4WD truck has 109K miles on it and I bought it new in 1998. Over the last 30K miles and about 10 years it has developed a side-to-side roll. It is most noticeable on the interstate...
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

I would buy a stainless steel braided line that...

I would buy a stainless steel braided line that has metal connectors instead of the cheap plastic connector shown on the image. Plastic connectors can crack and then break, causing a flood. :eek:
12-22-20, 10:10 AM
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Views: 1,687
Posted By Pipsisiwah

Well, I never thought of that, but it sounds like...

Well, I never thought of that, but it sounds like a good idea. Any suggestions as to how I could attach the wood to the top of the drywall from above? (I'd rather not crawl into the "attic" if I can...
12-20-20, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

Corner of Ceiling Pushed Out by Shower Caddy

While installing a shower caddy I managed to let it poke out a piece of the ceiling where two walls meet. Please see the photo. As a temporary fix I put a 3-inch square piece of plastic over it, then...
12-12-20, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Pipsisiwah

I had just bought the mower when I started...

I had just bought the mower when I started mulching.
There's nothing else going on.
12-12-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Pipsisiwah

In 2008 I started mulching my lawns. Did it for 3...

In 2008 I started mulching my lawns. Did it for 3 or 4 years. The clippings (or "mulchings") dropped into the cut grass and there they sat. And sat. And sat.

Until finally the sprinkler heads...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-01-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Pipsisiwah

Well, I still get the hum, although after I...

Well, I still get the hum, although after I replaced the old expansion tank the hum all but disappeared.

All but disappeared...
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Views: 310
Posted By Pipsisiwah

Thank you for your quick reply! I'm looking for...

Thank you for your quick reply! I'm looking for T8 LED bulbs that do not require a ballast and I found some at a True-Value store. IF they have a lower color temperature than the current T12...
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Views: 310
Posted By Pipsisiwah

Replacing Flourescent Lights with LED Lights

In 1975 I bought three flourescent lights, each with two 40-watt tubes, and hung them in my garage. After a few tube replacements the lights still work fine but I was thinking about replacing them...
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