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07-25-19, 09:35 AM
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post master vs. round vs pt fence posts

I've talked to 2 fence contractors.

#1. Swears by post master, best thing since sliced bread. If not post master then round posts.

#2. Says that post masters can go wonky if they're not...
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Pilot Dane -- Yeah my wife has been hinting at a...

Pilot Dane -- Yeah my wife has been hinting at a hot tub for awhile. The area does require maintenance.

Marq1 - The railing used to be on top of the wall. The connections you see are left over...
07-08-19, 07:35 AM
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Fleck 5600 set correctly?

Ok -- Continuing from my previous post. We got a new Fleck 5600 Econominder head. My wife doesn't think it's generating (enough??) soft water yet.
It's just finishing a manual regeneration - that...
07-08-19, 07:21 AM
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Posted By tsnider

Turns out we got the plumber out. The piston was...

Turns out we got the plumber out. The piston was froze and the motor stripped several (yeah multiple) gears. So we got a new head. (it's only money :( sigh) )
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what to do with walkup area

Here are pics of our relatively useless walkup. Yeah the flowers are nice (now) but that's about it. The slab needs power washing 2x/yr. to get rid of the mildew since the upper deck shades it so...
06-24-19, 01:10 PM
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fleck 5600 econominder head problem

We have a Fleck 5600 econominder head. The electricity went off for about 5 hours the other day. I reset the time without an issue. Now after several days the window has shown brine position without...
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sliding patio door construction

We now have an 'odd ball' sliding patio door due to house settling (expanding?? :) ).
I'm an experienced woodworker and was wondering why not make my own sliding door with a customized height? I...
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I'd use the #1 for decking where the boards are...

I'd use the #1 for decking where the boards are going to be seen. #2 is fine for joists. If the #2 is for deck boards look at them. Talk your contractor and ask him why you didn't get the #1s? If...
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Question double oven recommendations?

We're in the market for a 27" double wall oven. Any recommendations on what to buy or avoid? We have a Kitchenaid now which needs a new control panel assembly and board which are difficult if not...
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acceptable slope for concrete slab in garage floor

The sloping concrete slab for our 8' garage addition is driving me crazy. Tools on rollers freely roll down the floor unless you block the wheels. The floor slopes about .875" over 4' or about 1.015...
12-26-18, 08:28 AM
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I have thought of all possible things that could...

I have thought of all possible things that could go south on this effort. Screw removal on top and bottom, stuck handle, bending plates, removing valve and seal.... and of course the opposite getting...
12-13-18, 05:37 AM
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Views: 456
Posted By tsnider

I'm a noob --- I want a seal kit ?? for the fleck...

I'm a noob --- I want a seal kit ?? for the fleck bypass valve right? Didn't want to get the wrong thing, Thanks for the help !!
12-12-18, 08:16 PM
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Posted By tsnider

Here's a pic of the valve and the drip

Here's a pic of the valve and the drip
12-12-18, 08:04 PM
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Must be the brass. I know it’s not plastic and...

Must be the brass. I know it’s not plastic and probably not stainless. It appears to be leaking on the bottom from the inlet side toward the middle. I’m going to try tightening the bolts first. Can...
12-12-18, 03:53 PM
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Posted By tsnider

Leaky bypass valve

The bypass valve on our Fleck water softener is leaking. Is repair possible? The plumber used a crimp on fitting so replacing the whole valve would be an effort (for me) to efficiently soldier new...
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Posted By tsnider

Well :) never assume. The gauge "that will last...

Well :) never assume. The gauge "that will last 15 years" according to the plumber, crapped out. I should've done the simple stuff first. The new gauge shows 30 & 50 cut in/out lbs. Nothing was...
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Views: 233
Posted By tsnider

The full number is 795.74013.411 Serial number...

The full number is 795.74013.411
Serial number 605kr00152

The frig builds up water and ice on the bottom shelf of the frig. I'm assuming the drain hose needs be to unplugged. How is the hose...
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Posted By tsnider

k just assumed their written down number were...

k just assumed their written down number were correct. I'll get the full number
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Posted By tsnider

clear drain line sears kenmore refridgerator

I was trying to help my son clear the drain line from a Sears Kenmore Elite refrig. # 795.7401 side by side with a bottom freezer. You tube videos haven't been helpful. We can't figure out how to...
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Views: 639
Posted By tsnider

no - very familiar with the house, we've lived...

no - very familiar with the house, we've lived her 30 years. Well water for everything in and out of the house. I'm going to get a new gauge tomorrow anyway and replace it. I shouldn't assume it's...
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Scale is psi not bars. I agree, if it were...

Scale is psi not bars. I agree, if it were really 8 lbs my SO “speaking to me” about it. I think the pipe gauge is correct since the test gauge agrees with it. ‘Tis quite the conundrum that’s for...
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Posted By tsnider

Nope - there's a single scale.

Nope - there's a single scale.
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Posted By tsnider

The water pressure gauge reads 8 lbs max

The water pressure gauge reads 8 lbs max
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Views: 639
Posted By tsnider

So Pilot Dane are you saying may have a pump or...

So Pilot Dane are you saying may have a pump or other outside problem with the pressure never getting to the expected values as well as the tank needing to be replaced?
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Posted By tsnider

The pump runs about 1 min when it cuts on. The...

The pump runs about 1 min when it cuts on. The water pressure gauge stays at approx. 8 lbs when the pump cuts off. It never gets to 40 or 60 lbs like it should. There is enough water pressure at the...
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