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Posted By Snowman53

re: need source for B&S I/C 12.5hp VS motor

Hello:

Out mowing last night as it was getting dark on my MTD 38.12 lawn tractor.

Grass was a bit high (5 to 6" in some areas as i've been busy and it is the back lawn.)

Hit a small chunk of...
08-11-05, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Snowman53

re: Carrier 9200

Hello DNT:

I appreciated your quick reply and apologise for not responding sooner.

That said, the info you gave me was indeed helpful and led me to do some more research.

Have not had a...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: composite decking

Hello:

I've the same question you do but also have an answer.

I work for a DIY building materials supplier and we carry several brands of composite decking.

All are guaranteed for a minimum...
07-29-05, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Snowman53

re: Carrier Weathermaker 9200 CAC not cooling like it used to

Hello:

I live in a 1950 Cape Cod Style home. When I bought the house 8 years ago I replaced the furnace and added Central AC, a Carrier Weathermaker 9200 (theoretically 92% efficient.)

Not...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: chainsaw purchasing advice

Hello:

I currently have a McCullogh 3816 saw (38 cc, 16" bar.)

I got this used as a gift from a relative and know they are not the best but it always performed well until my brother started...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: Echo ES 1000 blower/shredder vac

Hello:

The Echo blower has always started on the first pull. A week ago I loaned it to my brother (always a big mistake.) It came back filthy but still had some fuel in it. I used it for a few...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: noma mower

Hello:

Not sure how old it is and don't have time to do research on that, but my guess if it is less that ten yrs old it was likely manufactured by MTD.

I have an MTD 38-12 lawn tractor with a...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: Murray Snowblower issue

Hello Karajoyser:

I'd check belts before doing anything else, and as Snoiman says let us know a model number and we can offer more info.

Cheerio,

Snowman53
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Posted By Snowman53

re: flooring

Hello Floored:

One thing you did not mention is the square footage you are dealing with.

Anyway, I would approcah this as follows:

1. Remove old carpet and padding

2. Inspect subfloor,...
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Posted By Snowman53

re:roofing

Hello Kray:

Pgriz gave you good advice. That said, you never mention what part of the world you lived in. 7/16th OSB would not be allowed here due to snow load, nor would I EVER use it here on a...
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Posted By Snowman53

Re: for Puey61

Hello Puey:

I'm posting this as Cheese indicated you had a similiar problem like mine--finding a part for a Buffalo Tools unit, in your case a generator. I'm looking for a part for a compressor...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: compressor parts

Hello Cheese and all else:

Hope you are all having a great week!

Found out a few more things tonight. Arrgh! Got up at 5 AM and just got home It's 9:05 PM EDT here now [GMT -5.]

Anyway,...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: need parts for compressor, sort of OT

Hello All:

I hope Cheese, Snowman in Canada, Puey, Terminator and others are well.
Forgive me if I neglected to mention some regulars--it is not intentional.

Anyway, on to my request: I bought...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: generator

Hello Klimty:

I'd recommend contacting Sears on this. They have a pretty good stock of parts for older things (except for a 4 cu ft freezer I have.)

Anyway, they are good on followup and you...
07-22-04, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Snowman53

re: nuisance cats

Hello:

I had a similar problem but with a twist. A young couple moved into the neighborhood and had five cats they let run free during the day while they were at work. Problem is the cats were...
07-22-04, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Snowman53

re: moles

Hello Curious:

Here is something that might help:

Try an ornamental windmill of the 8 ft variety. They are sold at places like Walmart and garden stroes and run from $40 to $80 USD.

I...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: Odd Lawnboy Issue

Hello, and thanks for the replies

I've been VERY busy and look forward to Winter.

Anyway, I went through everything again but have not had time to go get a battery.

That said, I like what...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: odd Lawnboy question

Hi Cheese:

I had some time and went through all the electrics again today.

Will go tomorrow and buy a new battery; it is 10 years old so a replacement will not be a waste of money, and they are...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: Lawnboy problem

Hello Cheese:

I went through the electrical system today abd it appears good. One thing I'll not do is waste money on a battery as it cranks fine and is so close to original specs that can't be...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: surges

Hello Azis:

My guess is that your machine has a Honda GC 160 engine and a non-adustable throttle. The "surging" is likely the result of engine governor kicking in.

The sound is frustrating but...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: odd Lawnboy issue

Hello:

I'm hoping Cheese, Puey or others can help on this one.

I have my Dad's Lawnboy here now as he had some problems with it.

Last season I replaced the magneto and CDI and tweaked it...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: homebuilt leakdown tester-- a link

Hello:

With the permission of Cheese I am posting a link to a decent guide to a home built leakdown tester.

I used to race motorcycles, generally flat track and moto but some road racing in the...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: leakdown tester

Hi Cheese:

It's not even a site per se, just a helpful hint and one page someone posted on a Yamaha 650-specific site.

NO popups, NO advertising and NO spam.

I knew it would be OK as I feel...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: homebuilt leakdown tester

Hello:

I have a Snap-On leakdown tester but recall seeing previous posts in here a few months back asking how to build one.

I ran across a good link today--one page with pictures and part...
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Posted By Snowman53

re: mikuni carbs

Hi Puey:

Thanks! I tried to call them but it's 5:45 PM now as I just got home, so no answer.

I'll give then a call tomorrow during business hours.

I know I'll find one eventually and can...
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