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05-14-19, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Gunguy45

Thanks all! Like I said...sometimes I'm a bit...

Thanks all! Like I said...sometimes I'm a bit dense. I knew about the nipples...duh. Guess I'm just not focused....so much stuff going on..
05-13-19, 06:55 PM
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Views: 318
Posted By Gunguy45

Well, I guess I was just being a bit dense? Do I...

Well, I guess I was just being a bit dense? Do I have to use THHN wire or can I use romex type cable....since it's just being used for protection and not out in the elements? I imagine actually THHN...
05-12-19, 04:08 PM
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Views: 318
Posted By Gunguy45

I know I've seen it.....

Isn't there some sort of way to add outlets in common sense locations in a garage? Some sort of box you can screw over the typical in wall NC box, then run conduit (PVC or thin wall metal) around...
04-17-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By Gunguy45

And with the last few comments...I think it has...

And with the last few comments...I think it has been fully addressed...closing the thread.
04-14-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Gunguy45

Lots of questions...and it appears you are not...

Lots of questions...and it appears you are not real familiar with electric work? There is no 220/110 in the US. It's 240/120 now. Adapters of any sort are not the best solution.

How many wires...
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Views: 252
Posted By Gunguy45

Just be sure to neutralize it and rinse well. ...

Just be sure to neutralize it and rinse well. And use rubber gloves and goggles. Even weak hydrochloric acid is hazardous, esp if it's being splashed around at all.
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Posted By Gunguy45

It may not be a problem at all. You'll need to...

It may not be a problem at all. You'll need to read the directions for install, but very likely you can drop the opener on metal strapping or braces made of angle and just adjust the opener arm to...
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Views: 215
Posted By Gunguy45

I would have to say no, based on the metal strut...

I would have to say no, based on the metal strut and no mention of labeling on the existing box.

Good news is, easy to replace with the correct type of box and brace....Here's one for install from...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-28-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Gunguy45

I remember my Dad taking the elements out of an...

I remember my Dad taking the elements out of an electric unit back when I was growing up and scraping the junk out every year or so.. Amazingly I still have the tea spoon he drilled a hole in and...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-28-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Gunguy45

Kettling Gas WH

Near 20 y/o water heater (date code Jun 99) in this rental I'm in. RheemGlas Fury 40 gal

Started kettle sounds when firing about 2 months ago. Decided to try a flush (yeah, I know...prob not a...
03-17-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Gunguy45

I missed the model...was hoping a diagram would...

I missed the model...was hoping a diagram would show some clips or screws that weren't obvious. Guess not enough detail that I can see....

I just went and looked at mine...and although a Hotpoint,...
03-15-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Gunguy45

It is pulled away from the wall isn't it? ...

It is pulled away from the wall isn't it?

And just to make sure....it's not like some appliances where the back panel has to be tilted back by loosening some screws first? Or maybe some screws...
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Views: 285
Posted By Gunguy45

Conversion van like for camping? If so, I'd bet...

Conversion van like for camping? If so, I'd bet the button is to mute a beeper like the others have said. Nothing like being almost asleep and then some jackwad who can't park gets the space...
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Views: 329
Posted By Gunguy45

Use the rubber spacers...they're cheap...as long...

Use the rubber spacers...they're cheap...as long as they fit. You likely have Mcphereson strut front end, which has the spring attached to the shock/strut. Even if you drop the strut, the spring...
03-11-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Gunguy45

Wow, this is weird. Just recommended juniper as...

Wow, this is weird. Just recommended juniper as a planting in another thread...and pretty sure thats what you have. Can't tell you the exact name, there are literally hundreds, and it will depend...
03-11-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By Gunguy45

You could also plant some low growing...

You could also plant some low growing Junipers...but it would take a few years to fill in the space. But they WILL fill it in and choke out just about everything else. Would require pruning once in...
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Gunguy45

Cheese...I think that basically says "Estimated...

Cheese...I think that basically says "Estimated to be in stock on 03-09-2019"? They want YOU to order from them, then they'll order it, then it won't come in, then they'll say delayed, then you'll...
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Gunguy45

Well, the O-ring, a liberal amount of black RTV...

Well, the O-ring, a liberal amount of black RTV on both the O-ring and the rubber stat seal, along with careful positioning of the stat and a couple of homemade studs to make it easier to align and I...
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Views: 317
Posted By Gunguy45

Ex did that, but it was 15 or 16 months. Don't...

Ex did that, but it was 15 or 16 months. Don't think I've seen any go 18.
03-01-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Gunguy45

Well, it's back on the market. Offer was...

Well, it's back on the market. Offer was withdrawn after inspection.
It's got some issues for sure, but we're still exploring. They'll have to drop the price way down, but that's probably going to...
02-27-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Gunguy45

I would also recommend a regimen of an enzyme...

I would also recommend a regimen of an enzyme type cleaner like ZEP Drain Defense. Follow the directions and you might find it clears up the problem. Regular use may keep it from happening again.
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Views: 276
Posted By Gunguy45

Thanks.... About the heater core and what that...

Thanks....
About the heater core and what that snakes nest of hoses is, I believe you are right, Alan. The temp control knob is VERY easy to turn, so no cables...has to be vacuum operated. And...
02-27-19, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Gunguy45

I would think a glass shop might have something....

I would think a glass shop might have something. Or possibly a metal fab type place.
02-26-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Gunguy45

Perfect! Lol May not be an issue anyway....

Perfect! Lol

May not be an issue anyway. Listing says it has a bid and Realtor hasn't called back about appointment for walk thru.
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Gunguy45

97 Mazda B2300 2.3L 4cyl won't warm up

Most of this post was copied from a post back in 2009 by Bluesbreaker. Well, I have almost the same issue, so I'm editing his to fit my truck...lol. Bb, did you ever fix the issue?

I have a '97...
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