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After testing with the case back on, the interior...

After testing with the case back on, the interior temperature rises less than 5C during a regular length toasting session. Even if that happens sequentially, I can't see making enough toast for this...
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Any ideas on where to source that? The only thing...

Any ideas on where to source that? The only thing that comes to mind are flat paper clips.
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Toaster repair - any ideas to replace this piece?

I love this toaster, but one of the three actuators that enables the electrical contact broke from fatigue. Does anyone have any clever fixes for this?

My initial thoughts are to try soldering the...
08-22-22, 06:27 PM
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Sounds great, but how? Do they unlatch starting...

Sounds great, but how?
Do they unlatch starting from the exterior, like in the photo where I'm peeling it back? Should I aim for even force along the whole edge, or get one end unsnapped and work...
08-22-22, 04:56 PM
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Vinyl casement windows - how to replace the operator crank?

The screws to remove this window operator are covered. Does anyone know how I can take this type of frame apart without breaking it?
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Also, in case anyone else is searching, this is...

Also, in case anyone else is searching, this is the part I used: LinkEZ Replacing OEM DC31-00054A Samsung Washer Pump...
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Replaced the pump with one from Amazon and all is...

Replaced the pump with one from Amazon and all is well. I was under the impression that the impeller was not attached (similar to common PC water cooling products), but after completely disassembling...
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Washing Machine (front-loading) - won't drain

Hi, I have a Kenmore 51495, which seems to be a rebranded Samsung 592-49145.

Tried to wash a load and the cycle stopped at the rinse/spin stage with the ND / no drain error. Started it again, and...
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No idea, maybe there was an open rain barrel...

No idea, maybe there was an open rain barrel there at one time?

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It's too dark for a photo now, but I already had...

It's too dark for a photo now, but I already had the one below which shows a little better what's going on. My first priority should be installing a downspout on that gutter... The bricks help to...
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Garage - how remedy water penetration? (above-grade CMUs)

I have a detached garage, which I believe is fairly new, but which increasingly has issues with humidity and water seepage. I'm in northern-ish Ontario, so we get a diverse mix of weather and...
02-04-16, 06:55 AM
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The sweep is a standard shoe type that slips over...

The sweep is a standard shoe type that slips over the door. I have a new bulb-type sweep, which is as close as I could find to the old one, except the bulbs are round rather than rectangular. There...
02-03-16, 10:43 PM
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Exterior door weatherproofing - How to better seal gap below door?

I want to replace the weatherstripping in a steel faced/wood framed exterior door. It's hung in a standard frame with a kerf along the doorstops to bed the insulation strips into. The current...
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Full of ice again. Called for service this time,...

Full of ice again. Called for service this time, so that if it's not fixed we'll hopefully find out before the warranty is up. A friendly tech came out and much to my surprise he went straight to...
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Just a follow-up; the above procedure seems to...

Just a follow-up; the above procedure seems to have corrected the issue. I have not had to disassemble the compartment again, and from what I can see through the louvres in the back panel there does...
12-04-14, 09:35 AM
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Ok, figured it out. First, the PVC is fine re:...

Ok, figured it out. First, the PVC is fine re: the labeled size - I guess I just confused myself.

As for the size difference, it seems those specs are not mandated by Schedule 40 or ASTM D1785 (on...
12-03-14, 12:21 PM
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This whole situation is... less than nominal....

This whole situation is... less than nominal. :cool:
12-03-14, 09:24 AM
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Can you clarify? The old pipe that this was...

Can you clarify? The old pipe that this was supposed to replace is CPVC, but that also marked as 1/2". Doesn't D1785 cover both types and specify the same dimensions?
12-03-14, 04:31 AM
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PVC pipe sizes - what the ???

I bought some Schedule 40 PVC and fittings at Home Depot. They're all labelled as 1/2" ASTM D1785, but it's larger than expected. I took its measurements with a caliper, and get an OD of over 1", ID...
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:AIO: The cat came back. This time the...

:AIO: The cat came back.

This time the fridge fan must have iced over, because the fridge temperature rose to about 12C. I ran the short force-defrost cycle, which alleviated that problem....
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Haven't had time to come back for a while, but...

Haven't had time to come back for a while, but this is how things turned out. The floor itself was a huge hassle, because once the long tongue & groove boards in the first layer were cut, they no...
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Since the wax ring's ID is quite a bit larger...

Since the wax ring's ID is quite a bit larger than the OD of the toilet's outlet, I have a feeling it would be better to place the ring on the flange itself so I know that it's where it's supposed to...
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The next task was scraping the paper backing and...

The next task was scraping the paper backing and glue off to determine the state of the wood and hopefully help it dry out faster. It was somewhat damp, but it doesn't appear to have begun to rot....
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Will do. Is there an accepted way to lubricate...

Will do. Is there an accepted way to lubricate the pieces for the test fitting? Dish soap maybe? Or could I use the ABS primer?
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After a visit to the hardware store I (hopefully)...

After a visit to the hardware store I (hopefully) have everything I need to get this done. The replacement flange has a rotating outer ring, so I don't think there's any way it can end up positioned...
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