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06-21-11, 08:32 PM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Sweating Softener and pressure tank help. Condensation

I got a major problem with tank sweat on my softener and pressure tanks. The 3/4 Pex feed pipes are sweating as well.
This is really my first summer at this place and i need to get the issue...
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Interesting ideas but a direct rigid connection...

Interesting ideas but a direct rigid connection to the fraiming might damage the vaneer if the place settles.

Spray foam might work, but im not sure of its strenght, THe windows were foamed in...
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Need ideas on tying brick to structure from face of brick

I got a bit of a problem with rotten structure behind a brick wall.
The 2x6 walls are rotten for about 8-10’under 2 windows. These windows meet at a right angle. Both legs and the corner of the...
03-06-10, 12:21 PM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks all. he was definately saying Redex....

Thanks all.

he was definately saying Redex. I remember him saying it was a rebrand of another product though.

I currently have limited internet access as were moving so i may be slow responding...
02-27-10, 07:36 PM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks. Id be interested in seeing the price...

Thanks. Id be interested in seeing the price after shipping. There may be a delay in my response as were moving.

The reason im concerned about the Ferric is today the guy that ran the test, ran a...
02-27-10, 04:50 PM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks for the reply,. My concern is the...

Thanks for the reply,.

My concern is the feric iron at 1ppm causing issues with the softner or staining in the tub.

Will a softener take out ferric at that concentration without issues? I know...
02-27-10, 10:02 AM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Please help me choose a softener for a well with iron

Help!!! i have a new house thats got a iron problem. The house when purchased had an old lindsay softener (17500 grain) that has failed and needs to be replaced.

Had a rep come by today.
He did a...
11-09-09, 05:55 PM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Got it installed. Cut tapered shims to fill in...

Got it installed. Cut tapered shims to fill in the BM< gap.

Flashed it with Blueskin.

Installed new 1x6 for trim.

After painting the trim white to match the door, the BM being further away...
11-09-09, 08:10 AM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks chandler. On this door i dont believe...

Thanks chandler.

On this door i dont believe the BM is removable. The cladding appears to be one piece from the inside of the jamb all the ways around the BM.

Im going to taper a spacer to fill...
11-08-09, 10:08 PM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Exterior door brick mould gap larger on top than bottom

Hello,

Ive recently re-hung a severely crooked door, now im having gap problems between the brickmould and the wall sheathing.

Before i re-hung the door, there was no gap on the strike plate,...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-07-09, 06:43 PM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks. It appears that the elements are indeed...

Thanks. It appears that the elements are indeed non simultaneous. There was all kinds of hot water there today. I think i may have not had the tank on long enough to get completely hot and the lower...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-06-09, 08:31 PM
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks guys. I had a bad vibe about doing it so i...

Thanks guys. I had a bad vibe about doing it so i listened to my gut and disassembled the cabinet and mounted it up higher to gain some clearance so the T&P is mounted correctly with the probe in the...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-06-09, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks for the reply, I had a quick look...

Thanks for the reply,

I had a quick look last night and didnt see a secondary location. And the instructions made no mention of it either.

I have another look today.

If i cant find a second...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-05-09, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By jasonmargeson

Installing a T&P outside of water tank

Im installing a new hot water tank.

The one im replacing was a 30 gal and im going to upsize it to a 40, due to the fact that the 30 just isnt making enough water, plus the tank is worn out.
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Sorry for the delay in my reply. Ive been really...

Sorry for the delay in my reply. Ive been really busy and the blower got put on the back burner.

Ive tried every way i can to start it. Adding gas. various combination of choke/throttle. No joy
...
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Ryobi 280R Blower wont start

Hi All. After getting great advice previously on doityourself, unfortunately i m back for some more assistance.

I have a 280r blower that wont start. This blower was a "gift" from a neighbor,...
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Views: 28,057
Posted By jasonmargeson

One last question: When timing the mower blades...

One last question: When timing the mower blades (its a 44" with the cogged timing belt) should the blades be inline (well not inline but a few degrees out) or should they be perpendicular When at...
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks to all who've helped. The old girl is...

Thanks to all who've helped. The old girl is working pretty good after a new (used) carb and a carb rebuild.

Comparing the 2 carbs, the jets in my old one were larger than my new one. I can only...
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Posted By jasonmargeson

THanks. I found a second hand one locally. Its in...

THanks. I found a second hand one locally. Its in great shape, but im going to clean and rebuild. ill post results.
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Im shopping for carbs. Is the briggs model...

Im shopping for carbs.

Is the briggs model 693480 (from a briggs 19.5 twinII i think) compatable with a 18Hp I/C. I believe my old carb was a 394338.

How about one off a 42B707 ? is this just a...
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Epoxied jet made no difference. Still flooding...

Epoxied jet made no difference. Still flooding and carboning up plugs. 3/16" gas directly under carb in the intake.

Im going to look around for a used carb tomorrow, Might have to put the old girl...
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Views: 28,057
Posted By jasonmargeson

I epoxied (JB) the main jet in and filled the...

I epoxied (JB) the main jet in and filled the chip behind the jet. Im going to let it set up overnight and hopefully try it tomorrow.
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Views: 28,057
Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks for the offer. Ill try the JB first. If...

Thanks for the offer. Ill try the JB first. If that fails ill look for a carb from a local repair place.

Ive been thinking, what should the main jet size be in inches (or MM). Im wondering if its...
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks ill try the JB. A quick glance on...

Thanks ill try the JB.

A quick glance on briggs parts and it looks like the original carb is no longer available, and the current model

CARBURETOR - 694026 (if thats the right one) costs $184...
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Posted By jasonmargeson

Thanks for the reply. I take it the pictures...

Thanks for the reply. I take it the pictures worked for you.

I wish i could replace this carb with a new one. THis one is worn out. Its just that i really dont want to put much more into this...
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