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The model no. is 13AM761F065. I just noticed that...

The model no. is 13AM761F065. I just noticed that the lever for the PTO cable seems loose, it is in the off position right now. It's getting dark now so I can't investigate further. And thanks for...
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Blades replaced summer 2018 as was the belt. Is...

Blades replaced summer 2018 as was the belt. Is there an adjustment for the belt/tensioners? When I lowered the deck to second lowest position I held a mirror to the cute & could see the blades were...
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Posted By kpg712

Bolens Rider Barely Cuts

I have a Bolens riding mower, 38 inch cut, about 10 years old. The machine has held up well up until about a month ago. The deck has 5 setting for blade cutting height. I usually mow at the 3rd...
08-11-19, 06:26 AM
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Posted By kpg712

Replacing garage window

So if I replace the header & jambs you would not recommend a replacement window? The sill is solid.
08-10-19, 11:23 AM
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Posted By kpg712

Replacing Garage Window

I have a wooden window in my garage that needs to be replaced. I discovered it was rotten when i went to paint it. The window is approx 32 x 27. I removed the interior trim & discoverd that the...
10-20-10, 02:50 PM
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Posted By kpg712

Gas furnace pilot won't stay lit

I have an older gas furnace. I replaced the thermocouple twice as I thought I may have picked up a bad one. The pilot will lite, the burners seem to be fine & the furnace will run until the temp on...
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Posted By kpg712

Thanx for the response. Apparently, this...

Thanx for the response. Apparently, this contractor won't stand behind his work. I again attempted to contact him today, & he won't return my calls. I may have to get another roofer over here to fix...
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Posted By kpg712

Problem with new roof

In May of this year I hired a roofing contractor to install a new roof on my house. The house is a 1.5 story Cape. The previous owners converted the attic to bedroom space, with 2 skylights. The...
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Posted By kpg712

Thanx. Looks like you're right. My neighbor who...

Thanx. Looks like you're right. My neighbor who used to work as a roofer, looked at it yesterday & he said it appears that the shingles were nailed incorrectly. My house is a cape cod & with the...
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Posted By kpg712

Shingle blow off

For the past couple years I've had a shingle blow off my roof now & then. I would just replace the shingle. I've have no water leaks. However, the shingles only blow off on one side of the roof,...
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Posted By kpg712

Undercabinet lightening

I want to install new undercabinet lightening in my kitchen. I will need to install lights under 2 cabinets. We have a breakfast bar with recessed lightening in the ceiling. Can I wire the new lights...
10-28-09, 03:39 AM
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Posted By kpg712

Problem with new patio door install

This past weekend I purchased a new sliding patio door made by Pella. When I went to install the new door I realized that the frame thickness was approx. an inch & a half thinner than the old one. So...
11-04-08, 04:09 PM
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Posted By kpg712

Sorry, I didn't mean to lump all contractors...

Sorry, I didn't mean to lump all contractors together as incompetents. The one I hired, was an idiot. He does good work, but he doesn't have a clue. I actually had to explain to him the difference...
11-04-08, 03:14 AM
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Posted By kpg712

Well, I'm s.o.l. I talked to the installer & he...

Well, I'm s.o.l. I talked to the installer & he claims I never ordered low-e. That's a lie. I spoke with the vendor where the windows were ordered from & they were rude & arrogant, & basically told...
11-03-08, 02:42 AM
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Posted By kpg712

Thanx for the replies. I will make some phone...

Thanx for the replies. I will make some phone calls ist thing this a.m. to try & get this straightened out. I'll post back later with an update.
11-02-08, 04:13 AM
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Posted By kpg712

Angry Problem with new replacement windows

Late Friday the installer took delivery of 7 new vinyl replacement windows. The installer went ahead & put 5 of those in. No problem there. However, after he left I looked at the stickers that were...
10-25-08, 03:21 AM
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Posted By kpg712

I stopped at a local building supply store & they...

I stopped at a local building supply store & they recomended windows by Kasson- Keller. I called an installer who was recomended to me & the guy quoted me a price of $2600 for 7 windows. He wants 200...
10-23-08, 05:17 AM
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Posted By kpg712

Ceramic tile over hardwoods?

My bathroom floor had vinyl tiles which I removed. Underneath I found oak hardwood flooring. The hardwoods are surprisingly in excellent condition. Can I install ceramic tile over this hardwood...
10-22-08, 04:58 AM
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Posted By kpg712

I don't know how old they are. We've been here 5...

I don't know how old they are. We've been here 5 years, & they were installed by the previous owner. They leak between the sashes, at the sill, & along the jambs. I don't know if a hack job was done...
10-21-08, 02:20 AM
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Posted By kpg712

Anyone have an opinion on Simonton windows?

Anyone have an opinion on Simonton windows?
10-19-08, 05:23 PM
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Posted By kpg712

Thanx X. I'm assuming that's what they are as the...

Thanx X. I'm assuming that's what they are as the other windows in the house are wood double hungs of the same design, so I think the ThermalGards were retrofit to replace the wood ones. When I...
10-19-08, 04:52 PM
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Posted By kpg712

Replacing vinyl double hung windows

I need to replace 6 vinyl double hung {ThermalGard} windows that leak. I want to do the install myself to save on the labor cost. I've been told by one of the big box stores that I cannot go with a...
08-18-08, 05:38 PM
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Posted By kpg712

Yea, I've seen the American Craftsman line at HD....

Yea, I've seen the American Craftsman line at HD. Anyone have an opinion?
08-18-08, 02:20 PM
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Posted By kpg712

Options on replacement windows

I want to replace 5 windows in my house which are double hung wood & leak like crazy. They all have the aluminum storm windows which I want to eliminate, as they are unsightly. I don't want to...
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Posted By kpg712

If the manifolds are shot u will often have water...

If the manifolds are shot u will often have water in the oil, it will look milky. Don't run the boat with cracked manifolds or u will fry the engine. They probably cracked because the engine wasen't...
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