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06-13-19, 01:16 PM
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You might find that too much cool air will wind...

You might find that too much cool air will wind up down stairs, unless you can close some upstairs doors.
Sid
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LED replacement for 40" fluorescents

Hi all, Over some time I have relamped most of my 40" fixtures in my garage with LEDs. Quite easy, just replace. They are quite a bit brighter. Do they actually use the "juice " from the ballast? or...
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Views: 580
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I am sorry if I did not see this question asked,...

I am sorry if I did not see this question asked, but could the coil in the hot water tank be leaking? It would not explain the air in the boiler.
Sid
05-05-19, 07:53 AM
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A little pricy for that plyier thingie. A little...

A little pricy for that plyier thingie. A little digging is a lot cheaper. I use a small pail of water to rinse off the sand.
Sid
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Views: 312
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If you have a "touch" faucet set to your happy...

If you have a "touch" faucet set to your happy temp, you will waste some water, and some energy/elect/gas or oil, opposed to just running the hot to to get it up to temp.
Sid
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Views: 330
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ABS sensor on rear differential had bad/corroded...

ABS sensor on rear differential had bad/corroded connection, "repaired/replaced", cleared codes, road tested. "all is good". Thanks for reply.
Sid
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It's going to a shop tomorrow, A tech guy. I will...

It's going to a shop tomorrow, A tech guy. I will keep you posted.
Sid
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Views: 330
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ABS acting up

Hi all
My 2000 Ford Ranger's ABS system is acting unusual , getting going from a stop,I hear/feel a bang/thump, then the abs light comes on, then as I start to get up to speed, the speedometer...
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Views: 136
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Thanks cheese, I noticed the hex sockets, but I...

Thanks cheese, I noticed the hex sockets, but I didn't realize what they were for.
Thanks again.
Sid
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Views: 136
Posted By sidny

B&s 206 cc 126312 0163 e2

Hi all
The brigs 6HP I am having having trouble adjusting the valves. I opened it up, because it was submerged a while, and finally got around to it. I had to buy a new intake valve beaause the...
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Type in Reillo tutorials, or service videos, you...

Type in Reillo tutorials, or service videos, you might get some help.
Sid
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Views: 452
Posted By sidny

Unless it's hot start, carbon buildup should not...

Unless it's hot start, carbon buildup should not not cause early ignition. And yeah that pull back hurts. I installed an early version electronic ignition, and I had kickback, so I removed it. Later...
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Views: 341
Posted By sidny

Lawn decoration type of bearings probably aren't...

Lawn decoration type of bearings probably aren't made to last more than one season.They make bearings with plastic ball bearings, I have a wind type of weather vane made like that, and it has been...
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Views: 220
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Same thing. When the frig thermo " thinks" it...

Same thing. When the frig thermo " thinks" it needs to be colder it will run the compressor. The cold temp in the garage will do some or most of the work for the frig. In the summer it is business...
02-14-19, 02:48 PM
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Views: 704
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The limit switches might be way out of adjustment...

The limit switches might be way out of adjustment , even from the factory. I had that experience once. Not too hard to adjust, you have to observe when it operates, where the limit contact hits the...
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Views: 1,169
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Why a 3 yr old bat? Could have been bought in...

Why a 3 yr old bat? Could have been bought in '17, and fuzzy math.
Sid
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How about a couple of battery powered sensor...

How about a couple of battery powered sensor lights high enough to discourage tampering. One or two events may discourage that kind of activity. with little activity, the batteries, and LED lights...
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Views: 1,331
Posted By sidny

Dishwasher

Did someone install a new kitchen floor since the dishwasher was installed? Is there anything installed on the floor under the dishwasher preventing it from being pulled out? Hopefully you can adjust...
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Views: 532
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I've had some luck taping over the cut mark...

I've had some luck taping over the cut mark before cutting.
Sid
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Views: 1,063
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I don't know if you have a "pin" boiler, and if...

I don't know if you have a "pin" boiler, and if you do, you might have a double whammy. A limed up coil, and a sooted up boiler especially around the coil section, as they are a bear to clean, as the...
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Views: 438
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First don't breath the fumes from the galvanize...

First don't breath the fumes from the galvanize [zink] It will not kill you, but it will make you feel bad. When you start to weld, the heat of the arc will burn off the zink and you will be able to...
12-20-18, 01:28 PM
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Views: 487
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Crepe myrtle are sort of invasive, it's OK as...

Crepe myrtle are sort of invasive, it's OK as long if you have room. They will take over an area. But they are beautiful,
Sid
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Views: 530
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My experience with a steam boiler auto feed/low...

My experience with a steam boiler auto feed/low water cut off, was the float bowl of that unit would every year or so, would get a little of "mud" in it and hold up the float enough to let a little...
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Views: 485
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In many buildings gear boxes, and gearhead...

In many buildings gear boxes, and gearhead motors, run 12 hrs a day, some run 24 hrs per day for years, and stay just fine, yeah I know, no seasions.
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