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Not really. At about the 2:30 mark, he's talking...

Not really. At about the 2:30 mark, he's talking about the belt guards collecting grass, but what he doesn't mention is how the grass gets in there.

Where each spindle goes through the mower...
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If I may refer back to my original post for a...

If I may refer back to my original post for a moment - where I whine about the "vents" in the deck by the three spindles - do y'all think I should close those up on my new deck? It would only take...
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It's funny - when I brought the mower home, I saw...

It's funny - when I brought the mower home, I saw that gadget, and said "what the hell is this?" and tossed it on a shelf. Eventually, I looked on YouTube to see how it works. You're kidding - I'm...
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"Bottom of the barrel", eh? 'Wait 'til I see my...

"Bottom of the barrel", eh? 'Wait 'til I see my salesman at Lowes! ;)
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PD, I hear what you're saying. "You get...

PD,

I hear what you're saying. "You get what you pay for..."

However, at this point, I think I'd rather spend $500/$600 rather than $4000. Maybe a couple of cans of rubberized undercoating on...
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Troy Bilt mower deck

ZTR50. Maybe 10 years old.

The deck keeps losing essential parts because the metal is rusting where components are welded on. First, a deck wheel. Then the entire plate where the height...
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

... PTO switch was wonky. Case closed. ...

... PTO switch was wonky.

Case closed.

:)
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That's a very good cross-examination question,...

That's a very good cross-examination question, Beezlebob.

As soon as I re-routed the belt, it started, and that's when said "Dang, the deck isn't engaging". I shut off the engine, hopped off to...
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TroyBilt ZTR deck engagement

I was mowing when a pine cone somehow kicked up, and wedged itself in the rear belt pulley by the PTO clutch - instantly causing the belt to jump. ('Figure the odds, eh?) So I dislodged the pine...
03-06-19, 06:05 AM
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

Softener "overflow" drain; why?

In all my years of using water softeners, I've never had one drop come out of the overflow vent in the salt tank. I know it's cheap insurance on the manufacturer's part, but is it really necessary?...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-07-19, 12:00 PM
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New thermocouple after 14 months

I installed a new Rheem water heater last fall because my old Rheem lasted more than 20 years.

Late this fall, I had no hot water. The thermocouple/igniter thingy totally failed. See...
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I'll be darned... A new cartridge is on the way. ...

I'll be darned... A new cartridge is on the way.

Muchos gracious Pedro.
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

Delta shower hard to adjust temp.

Hi.

Delta shower about 22 years old. Original cartridge. Well water w/softener. It's getting hard to turn to/from "hot". Is this the cartridge showing it's age? It doesn't drip at all.
...
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'turns out I was chasing an inconsequential...

'turns out I was chasing an inconsequential repair. Return line is replaced, and I'm still tugging away on the pull cord like I'm sawing a board with a hand saw...:mad:
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Fuel line to primer bulb broke

Hi.

My Hitachi leaf blower is maybe only three tears old, and has been extremely hard to start lately. And once running, I can never go with the choke completely open.

While checking the fuel...
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Update; we've learned that their bank "froze it"...

Update; we've learned that their bank "froze it" because of some security breach six months ago. ( !!?!!) Now they are working on unfreezing it. 'Sounds odd, but that's the story they're getting.
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Credit Report is "frozen"?

My daughter is trying to buy her first house. She & hubby have been pre-approved by a bank.

As they were trying to move things along - since they have found a house that they want to pursue - the...
07-10-18, 07:36 AM
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

Curiosity question about water temps

The heat wave that covered N.E. Ohio last week got me thinking...

What is the "normal"pool water temperature for people living in, say, Phoenix, etc...?

I had to leave my solar cover off for a...
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Okey Dokey. 'Gotta be different, I suppose...

Okey Dokey. 'Gotta be different, I suppose...
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V6, yes. Thanks. ( I guess I would have found...

V6, yes. Thanks. ( I guess I would have found it there, eventually. ;))
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

'18 Grand Cherokee oil filter

Hi. I just bought a 2018 Grand Cherokee, and was looking on RockAuto to pick up a couple of oil filters. They're not the "conventional" spin on type, apparently.

I haven't even crawled under the...
03-31-18, 09:23 AM
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

Dane, Yes, they shined initially.

Dane, Yes, they shined initially.
03-30-18, 09:43 AM
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

Granite counter tops don't shine

How do I make my granite counter tops shine?

None of the "standard" polishes at Lowes/Homey Depot, etc. have much of an effect. And whatever gloss they can provide doesn't last.

Black...
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

I understand the marketing advantages behind this...

I understand the marketing advantages behind this strategy. ( I don't agree with it - they're basically saying "people are stupid. bombard them with ads until they submit"). However, they apparently...
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