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I am thinking about it. Wonder how much work it...

I am thinking about it. Wonder how much work it will require to punch a hole through the garage wall and siding.

Thanks for the link. They don't ship outside of the US though. I'm in Toronto.
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Posted By Homebrewer

central vacuum muffler

I recently had a central vac installed in my garage. The exhaust has no muffler and the noise level is high when I am working in the garage. I've seen a muffler for sale but all it featured was a...
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Posted By Homebrewer

The basement air conditioner was running and it...

The basement air conditioner was running and it was around 70F. However, the same problem existed when the a/c was off and the temp was in the 80's.

The filter was indeed clogged when I first...
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Posted By Homebrewer

Update...

I finally had the time to open the case of the dehumidifier and noticed the element in the front of the unit was caked in ice about 1" thick. The element in the rear of the dehumidifier was clear. ...
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Posted By Homebrewer

Dehumidifier won't stop!

My Maytag dehumidifier won't stop regardless of the setting I put it on. It has a digital display for the preferred humidity and setting it anywhere from 70-40% has no effect. It runs nonstop.
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04-09-08, 09:31 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Went to Mossberg

I went to Mossberg with my problem because the stud came with the gun. They will mail me a new stud but if I still get the same problem, the magazine cap is the culprit. That would suck since that...
04-08-08, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Mossberg 535 front swivel stud

I bought an Uncle Mike's swivel for my new 535 but when I installed the front swivel stud that came with the gun, I noticed the stud hole is 90 degrees off with respect to the swivel.

Removing...
03-12-08, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

2 of the 4 outlets and the light fixture died the...

2 of the 4 outlets and the light fixture died the same time so I'm not sure if that may be the problem.

The electrician spent more than an hour in that room and I'm sure he had checked the...
03-12-08, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Electrical problem in guest room

The light in my guest room isn't working. Of the 4 outlets, 2 are also dead. My daughter's room which shares the same circuit is fine. An electrician came over and couldn't find the source of the...
08-17-07, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Help...do I need new AC?

Last night I noticed my AC was not pushing cold air. The unit outside the house was not running. I checked the circuit breaker and it had tripped. When I tried to switch it on, the rocker felt...
06-28-07, 07:10 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Thanks for all the replies. Turns out I can't...

Thanks for all the replies. Turns out I can't shut the water off since the lawn will be maintained by a contractor while we're away. Do I need to shut off any specific fixture in the house?

Good...
06-25-07, 07:08 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Nay! An aquarium needs a filtration system to...

Nay! An aquarium needs a filtration system to keep the water clear and reduce the smell. Switch that off and in a matter of a few weeks it will stink big time.

Putting a filtration system in a...
06-22-07, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Yes, I intend to shut off water & water heater...

Yes, I intend to shut off water & water heater off & unplug most appliances.

My dehumidifier won't cover the whole house, just the basement.

Any reason why I need to set it to 80?

Thanks
06-22-07, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Creaking hardwood floor

Last year, I ripped out the carpet on my second floor. A contractor came and installed hardwood flooring. I pointed out certain areas that creaked and was assured they will be nailed down before...
06-22-07, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Cooling unoccupied house

I am leaving for a 35-day vacation in 2 weeks. I am wondering if I can close all the windows and shut off the air conditioner while I am away. I have hardwood floors in the house. I plan to leave...
05-17-07, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Thanks. I did give it a try last night and it...

Thanks. I did give it a try last night and it held. The insulation part of the connector didn't like the heat too much but I managed to cool it down before it got damaged.

Formula, now that you...
05-16-07, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

The antenna will be installed in the roof and the...

The antenna will be installed in the roof and the connector (SO239) is grounded to it with a nut & bolt. The center conductor is soldered to another part of the antenna with a piece of wire. You...
05-16-07, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Soldering copper to another metal

I'm working on an antenna project using copper pipes. The feedpoint is a metalic connector which has a shiny rustproof finish. lt is not made of copper.

Can I solder the two to form a bond?
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05-09-07, 08:17 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

I've already got one at home but I think I can...

I've already got one at home but I think I can make do with another to keep my garage clean. Maybe I can train her to do oil changes too ;)
05-04-07, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Thank you guys.

Thank you guys.
05-04-07, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

Thank you! BTW forgot to mention that this...

Thank you!

BTW forgot to mention that this switch has 2 other dimmers beside it. The 3 dimmers collectively controls 6 lights. Do I need to change the other 2 as well? Yes, I have extra CFLs I...
05-04-07, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Homebrewer

replacing dimmer switch with regular toggle switch

I would like to replace a defective dimmer light switch. Only this time I want to replace the bulbs with CFL and so the a dimmer is not needed. Does the dimmer switch utilize extra wires that won't...
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Posted By Homebrewer

Thanks everyone. I will look for these at the...

Thanks everyone. I will look for these at the h/w store. Given the extreme temperatures we have in Toronto, will the materials be affected? Also, how long can I leave them there before I have to...
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Posted By Homebrewer

ham radio antenna

I have a home made ham radio antenna made from a 5/8" dia. copper pipe. The joints were all soldered to ensure they bonded. The antenna feedpoint is the only part that is not fused.

The...
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Posted By Homebrewer

How old is the tent? Provided you can remove the...

How old is the tent? Provided you can remove the sticky residue, yes you can recoat it with waterproofing chemicals either brush on or spray.

It won't be as effective as a new tent though. I...
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