Search: Posts Made By: NotMrWizard
Showing results 1 to 25 of 87
Search took 0.02 seconds.
12-08-06, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,843
Posted By NotMrWizard

It's attached between the wall studs on the...

It's attached between the wall studs on the outside wall, not to a block wall or anything. There is only the pink insulation board then siding between the back of the box and the outside.

I had...
12-08-06, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,843
Posted By NotMrWizard

Jon, Thanks for the help. I should have...

Jon,

Thanks for the help. I should have been a bit clearer - this is definitely not something I would even attempt at doing without the power company pulling the meter. I've already contacted...
12-08-06, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,843
Posted By NotMrWizard

Need some service entrance panel help

I have a need to replace the bus bars in my electrical panel. The bus in the one I have is aluminum, and the tabs that supply the power to the breakers are corroded and getting eaten away. My plan...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,949
Posted By NotMrWizard

New kitchen flooring - what to put down?

I'm going to remove the current tile floor in our kitchen. I believe the prep for it was not done correctly (bought the house that way, didn't do it), as we've got tiles popping and cracking, grout...
Replies: 4
Views: 4,929
Posted By NotMrWizard

It wasn't the lid switch

Well, replacing the lid switch didn't help my problem. After agitating, you can hear the drive unit working, but it won't go into spin mode unless you lift the lid, then set it back down. If you...
Replies: 4
Views: 4,929
Posted By NotMrWizard

Got it. Take the panel off, pop the spring...

Got it. Take the panel off, pop the spring clips, and tilt the cabinet toward you.
Replies: 4
Views: 4,929
Posted By NotMrWizard

Whirlpool washer lid switch replacement help needed

I've got a Whirlpool direct-drive washer, model LSR7233EQ0, that I need to replace the lid switch. Any ideas how I go about removing the top of the washer to do this? I can shine a flashlight in...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By NotMrWizard

V8driver, Thanks for the tips. When it dies,...

V8driver,

Thanks for the tips. When it dies, the gas doesn't literally flow out, but you can see droplets spray out, and occasionally it'll backfire a little spout of flame (noticed this with the...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By NotMrWizard

10 HP Kohler bogging down after a few minutes

Hi all. I've got a K241 on an old Colt garden tractor. The electrical was all replaced last winter (coil, condenser, plug, points), and the engine was rebuilt the year prior. The only thing I've...
09-14-05, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,494
Posted By NotMrWizard

Thanks for the suggestions. I think I may have...

Thanks for the suggestions. I think I may have figured out another route ...

As mentioned, the door jamb is even with the studs, and doesn't have any casing installed around it. I'd really rather...
09-14-05, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,494
Posted By NotMrWizard

Drywall and doorframe

Hi all. Installing drywall in a garage, and have a question on what to do around the access door. The door frame edges are even with the studs (if you lay a level across the studs, the door frame...
Replies: 5
Views: 4,626
Posted By NotMrWizard

Thanks for the replies. One thing I noticed now,...

Thanks for the replies. One thing I noticed now, is that in my lawn, I have several (10-12) brown spots of grass, almost like a little bit of gas dumped out in those areas. They're not very large,...
Replies: 5
Views: 4,626
Posted By NotMrWizard

Pressure in fuel line making gas in tank bubble?

I've got an older (10-15 yr old?) Craftsman rider mower with 12.5 hp Briggs engine. After mowing the grass for maybe 1/2 hour or so, I can shut off the engine, and hear the gas cap venting. When I...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,455
Posted By NotMrWizard

Thanks, Cheese. I should have mentioned that I...

Thanks, Cheese. I should have mentioned that I replaced the condensor a few days ago, that's why I was thinking it may have been the plug. I'll replace the hose and see what happens, it does feel...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,455
Posted By NotMrWizard

Put the new spark plug in, and after much...

Put the new spark plug in, and after much cranking, started it up. Lots of black smoke for a few minutes. Ran it at high idle for about 10 min, brought it back down to idle, seems to run fine. I'm...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,455
Posted By NotMrWizard

Backfiring through the carb

Hi all. I've got a Kohler K241 10 hp tractor that started running rough. It will die, then be really hard to start. Now, I can't get it started. When I crank it and let off the key, it backfires...
06-17-04, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,002
Posted By NotMrWizard

Tanning a rabbit skin

Has anyone ever tried this, through "home remedies" or from a purchased kit? My boy has been asking me about doing it this fall when we go out (he's been eyeballin' the rabbits when they get close...
Replies: 1
Views: 2,063
Posted By NotMrWizard

RCA TV - No Power

Got an RCA TV, model no G27750WKA, about 8 yrs old. While watching it today, it shut off. No flashes, noises, burnt electronic smell, just off. Now, it won't turn on. Once again, no clicks,...
04-29-04, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,155
Posted By NotMrWizard

Hi Sharpa. I've got a Beeman R9, in .177...

Hi Sharpa.

I've got a Beeman R9, in .177 caliber. I've dispatched a few squirrels with it without any problems. I shoot pellets which are in the 7.5 - 8.5 grain weight category, and this...
03-26-04, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,128
Posted By NotMrWizard

Furnace Blower Motor Knocking

Hi all. Got an older GFA furnace in the garage that has the blower motor knocking. This is an Intertherm(?) furnace, date code is 871105. I'd like to take the blower out to check the motor (can't...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By NotMrWizard

Whirlpool washer, no spin

Got a Whirlpool washer, model no. LSR7233EQ0 direct-drive, that doesn't want to go into the spin cycle unless you lift the lid and activate the switch. It sounds like the drive is not kicking in. ...
02-26-04, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,647
Posted By NotMrWizard

That's what happens to most of it - seems like I...

That's what happens to most of it - seems like I get a lot of visits from friends shortly after I make a batch! Supposed to be in the low 50's here in northern Indiana this weekend, hopefully I'll...
Replies: 9
Views: 19,515
Posted By NotMrWizard

One bit of advice I have heard is to not purchase...

One bit of advice I have heard is to not purchase the chemical nutrient(?) additives for the septic tank. Like Ed states, I've been told that a good batch of brewer's (or baker's) yeast will do the...
02-24-04, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,647
Posted By NotMrWizard

Outstanding. Thanks a lot for all of the info...

Outstanding. Thanks a lot for all of the info and suggestions! I guess for now we'll just go along like we are, and maybe when we start looking at centerfires, I might think about it a bit more. ...
02-21-04, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By NotMrWizard

Ed, Do you recommend getting a radon check done...

Ed,
Do you recommend getting a radon check done once a year since you suggest closing the crawlspace vents, and basically sealing it up? I remember the radon bandwagon being jumped on some years...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 87
 


 
Forum Jump