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01-17-11, 06:46 AM
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Posted By 594tough

All solder must be NO lead, for plumbing. the...

All solder must be NO lead, for plumbing. the "5" in 95/5 is other alloys, but no lead.

Thourough cleaning and good flux are keys. Everyone finds a brand of solder that seems to work best for...
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Posted By 594tough

Thank you for your feedback. First, let me...

Thank you for your feedback. First, let me explain that I have now had a happy outcome which I will explain. But first , a rant! I am a computer USER...home and work. I DON'T know and don't...
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Posted By 594tough

VISTA wake from sleep problems.

HP Pavillion desktop PC. 2 years old, came with Vista home premium . We use the "sleep" key on the keyboard. On a fairly regular basis ( 2~3 times per week or more) it fails to wake from...
11-30-10, 04:01 PM
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Posted By 594tough

It is not necessarily a DIY project.....but the...

It is not necessarily a DIY project.....but the cause may be related to a neutral open....This could be on just one 3 wire circuit, or the whole house. It can result in things seeing 240 that...
10-11-10, 11:10 AM
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Views: 5,214
Posted By 594tough

Like all tools, a non contact tester has its...

Like all tools, a non contact tester has its usefulness for quicky evaluation. But Clint Eastwood rule: you have got to know the limitation. You need to be able to interpret those non-contact...
10-08-10, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 594tough

1. the orange stuff is possibly rust from some...

1. the orange stuff is possibly rust from some galanized pipe somewhere...or everywhere
2. gunk begets more gunk. it will keep getting worse, rather than "washing away"
10-02-10, 06:23 PM
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Posted By 594tough

It seems like the double pole 30 must be for...

It seems like the double pole 30 must be for something like a dryer or water heater. It is not proper to tap off a leg of that for the dishwasher. You mentioned a redwire acting as a...
10-01-10, 05:34 PM
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Posted By 594tough

A snake would not do much for that, and you won't...

A snake would not do much for that, and you won't get a snake very far into a waterline...toomany 90s, tees, etc,


If you were inclined, there is a process , I think it is called Duraflow, where...
10-01-10, 05:28 PM
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Posted By 594tough

15 AMPS is 1800 watts. Even if you used the 80%...

15 AMPS is 1800 watts. Even if you used the 80% number, which you don't have to for lights and receptacles, that is 1200 watts. That's a lot of bulbs. Usually, you should avoid mixing...
09-25-10, 09:13 AM
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Posted By 594tough

Glad you got it fixed. For future use, and for...

Glad you got it fixed. For future use, and for others, it is essential for working on Kohler to become familiar with kohlerserviceparts.com and excellent resource but you have to have a model...
09-14-10, 02:08 PM
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Views: 1,190
Posted By 594tough

Well, you are talking about measuring the...

Well, you are talking about measuring the difference in time for current to flow let's say one inch, two inches, three inches, etc. That time would be in nanoseconds. These days, you can measure...
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Posted By 594tough

I appreciate all the feedback. I will just...

I appreciate all the feedback. I will just work on cleaning it a little better.

Thank you,
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Posted By 594tough

Thank you for your input. That is what I was...

Thank you for your input. That is what I was concerned about....blending.

It is not a foyer, just one large living room, and the area in question is just the first two feet where you step in. ...
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Posted By 594tough

spot finish touch-up???

We have 3/4" oak flooring, installed 20+ years ago. We don't wear shoes, and are very careful with the furniture legs, etc. so overall, the finish is near-perfect still.. But just about 4 sq...
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Posted By 594tough

I am in San Diego, and have seen a hardwood floor...

I am in San Diego, and have seen a hardwood floor destroyed by a failed roof in one rain. My opinion is that no amount of polyurthane could protect a floor.
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Posted By 594tough

I got back the report from Repair Solutions (...

I got back the report from Repair Solutions ( software that came with my code reader ).

most likely fix: inspect for faulty vacuum hoses at EGR valve.
I think I can at least take a...
09-06-10, 05:53 AM
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Views: 2,879
Posted By 594tough

1) You can't expect a homeowner store to carry...

1) You can't expect a homeowner store to carry products of the type you seem to want.'

2) It doesn't matter if you live in the big city, or out in sleepy hollow, there is SOME kind of...
09-05-10, 07:19 PM
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Posted By 594tough

Your website obviously would be a blog, not a...

Your website obviously would be a blog, not a manufacturer.

Glacier Bay toilets are made in China for Foremost Groups

Foremost Groups - Corporate Hompage (http://www.foremostgroups.com)
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09-05-10, 07:13 PM
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Posted By 594tough

It needs to be a knob FOR your specific brand and...

It needs to be a knob FOR your specific brand and model. It may not be made BY Delta. The universal knobs are notoriouis for not fitting quite right, and coming loose to easily.

If you have...
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Posted By 594tough

OK....yes, my connector is under the dash, on the...

OK....yes, my connector is under the dash, on the left next to the door. I took it for a short drive to warm it up....and of course the light is now off, because it has been a few days! But I...
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Views: 1,120
Posted By 594tough

Thanks very much for the feedback. I was hoping...

Thanks very much for the feedback. I was hoping it would be a simple " here is the problem" !! I should realize cars are not that simple! I am just curious enough that I think I will spring...
09-05-10, 09:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,879
Posted By 594tough

On the tankless I have been familiar with, they...

On the tankless I have been familiar with, they do not suggest a single 120 amp cable....they suggest THREE double pole 40 amp breakers, and THREE 40 amp rated cables. The input terminals to the...
09-05-10, 09:27 AM
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Views: 1,053
Posted By 594tough

First, I would think you can rely on the package...

First, I would think you can rely on the package label. Possibly the actual UL listing for the product is more extensive than the list on that pdf. I also noted that product #341, the tan...
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Posted By 594tough

'96 Ford Contour check engine

This issue has been ongoing for ...well, years. It is more of an annoyance, and I am not inclined to spend a ton of money on this car...I only drive it 8 miles a day, and will just get rid of it...
07-27-10, 05:59 PM
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Posted By 594tough

It is called " NoAlOx" which stands for NO...

It is called " NoAlOx" which stands for NO ALUMINUM OXIDATION, but using that does not for example allow you to connect aluminum to a device which says "copper only"
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