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11-30-09, 12:12 AM
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Could you not put the dimmer in after the...

Could you not put the dimmer in after the photocell, and then put a switch between a hot and the live switched terminal on it?

Then you can turn it on and off at will, and you have a dimmer.
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Views: 2,386
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

I say avoid it because when I got one it never...

I say avoid it because when I got one it never ran right, fouled spark plugs quickly etc. It just seems unreliable. All the Briggs I've used worked btter than it.
11-09-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

Just put the remote charger in another socket....

Just put the remote charger in another socket. You will use more energy charging the UPS than you will save turning the plug off. Please whats the odd pound here or there anyway. (Says he with...
11-08-09, 11:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,729
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

Just to explain the purpose of grounding is that...

Just to explain the purpose of grounding is that you don't have to run two cables everywhere. You can pick up a ground by bolting to the frame. This saves space and money.
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

If your old pc is past it, copy off your data and...

If your old pc is past it, copy off your data and format it, then reinstall the os. It'll run better in the long run.
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Views: 779
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

We have an ancient pacard bell (I mean 8 - 9...

We have an ancient pacard bell (I mean 8 - 9 years old), and it makes the most godawful racket on startup if it's cold, but only for 1 minute or so.
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

It is quite possible, that the home depot has a...

It is quite possible, that the home depot has a GCV (domestic engine - avoid like the plague), whereas the proper one has a GXV professional engine. The stuff in larger 'diy' stores tends to be...
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

You can fit it yourself, the adaptor was just too...

You can fit it yourself, the adaptor was just too wide to make a connection in the usb port.
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

Assuming you buy quality ones which are properly...

Assuming you buy quality ones which are properly cooled (fan tends to be best) they should be fine. (Segate under 1tb or western digital).

Alternatively see if your mobo has an ide slot. - Be a...
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

@ JHOWARD Why is 32bit much slower. If you...

@ JHOWARD

Why is 32bit much slower. If you got it from best buy it won't have over 4 gb of ram, so it will be the same. Furthermore if you buy from best buy then you probably don't have much...
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Views: 2,542
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

If you boot into safe mode you should get loads...

If you boot into safe mode you should get loads of files scrolling. Turn it on, and select safe mode, and leave it ten minutes. Id it still hasn't booted tell me what file it got stuck on.
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10-28-09, 01:34 AM
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Views: 1,015
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

Remember to only discharge your battery to 70%...

Remember to only discharge your battery to 70% dod. You risk permanent damage otherwise.
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

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Thanks.
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10-25-09, 12:47 PM
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Views: 6,676
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

You need to get rid of that dimmer. Fluorescent's...

You need to get rid of that dimmer. Fluorescent's die early, and have been known to explode with them.
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

Programs automatically re enable themselves when...

Programs automatically re enable themselves when run. You need something like startup mechanic to permanently disable them. It also gives a description of each prog for you. Be careful not to disable...
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

Stihl 4-Mix

Hi

I recently bought a Stihl BR-550 (4 mix backpack blower 65cc). Runs brilliantly, loads of power (previously had a ryobi hand held thing). But some googling revealed mixed opinions about 4 mix....
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

On all the small Hondas I've seen you can just...

On all the small Hondas I've seen you can just undo the front (angle face) screw, and drain it, then it'll start right up.
10-19-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,667
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

Nope - never been bit. I just tend to use a good...

Nope - never been bit. I just tend to use a good dollop of common sense. Just to clarify the cable does not get hot, it is the plug that gets hot. I have observed this in four houses (with different...
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

1. Check the alternator output - it should be at...

1. Check the alternator output - it should be at least 14v, nearer 14.4v. Assuming its regulated, otherwise it may be higher. (Some models have two outputs, one for ac lighting, so watch out).

2....
10-15-09, 12:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,667
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

Here in the UK a 2kw heater draws 8.3 amps. The...

Here in the UK a 2kw heater draws 8.3 amps. The damned plug still gets hot (hand wired standard 13a all strands connected). Same with the hardwired 2kw electric fires.

What can cause issues, is...
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Posted By 07bloomfieldb

4. And the most probable, bad connections, we've...

4. And the most probable, bad connections, we've ruled out the battery on the grounds of jumping it, however it is probably quite weak after three years.

A triangular / detail sander can be...
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Views: 764
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

Define 'too fast', have you put a tachometer on...

Define 'too fast', have you put a tachometer on it, does it sound too quick, or is it just consuming more fuel than you would like? Depending upon application it should be between 3000-3600 rpm.
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Views: 999
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

I always make a point to format after viruses,...

I always make a point to format after viruses, it's the only way I can ever get rid of the virus completely. You should format once every six moths anyway.

Re the size issue, you format a drive...
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Views: 856
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

It's a ground loop. It could ctually be in the pc...

It's a ground loop. It could ctually be in the pc / monitors, not the recording.
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Views: 9,585
Posted By 07bloomfieldb

If memory serves they should be the same, but...

If memory serves they should be the same, but check it out before you buy.
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