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JVC With thin black lines

I am wondering if this sounds like a "it can be fixed" or if it sounds like a "get a new one" problem?

I have a 27" JVC (AV 27730) that is 6 years old. In the last couple days I have been...
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Wall switch replacement

I am at work so I can't tell you what kind of garage door we have - but I hope you guys can help without knowing -

I replaced the wall switch with a doorbell switch and I suspect that it must take...
12-27-02, 10:35 AM
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Posted By trippergirl

Yes - It has happened to me. Luckily there...

Yes - It has happened to me.

Luckily there was an opening to the pipes in a closet (access panel) and I was able to get in there and replace the faulty drain pipe. Since you already cut away the...
11-04-02, 07:03 AM
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Return air vents

My friend lives in a 100+ year old house and the duct work was all added later (of course) It is a gas powered forced air system.

The return air vents are just holes in the walls with vents over...
10-22-02, 11:48 AM
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This happens at my house too and my house was...

This happens at my house too and my house was built in 1977. I hear it when I am running the water upstairs to get it hot enough - it is like a thumping in the wall.

Very weird - I've heard it...
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Monitor is dying

Once the monitor begins to die - colors are freaking out and other problem (I did degauss - nada) is there anything that can be done? Can it be fixed? is it worth it?

I got a new monitor but...
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Two obvious things come to mind - is the...

Two obvious things come to mind -

is the mouse plugged into the computer?

Is the mouse ball still in the mouse - (we play hide the mouse ball at work alot)
10-07-02, 12:55 PM
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Posted By trippergirl

probably - check with your city.

probably

- check with your city.
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I am skeptical with you. I had DSL in my 100...

I am skeptical with you. I had DSL in my 100 year old home with the red, green, yellow and black wiring. If it is a wiring issue I think it has to do with wiring outside your house not inside.
...
09-04-02, 04:57 PM
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Yeah - I am not a big fan of changing it!! ...

Yeah - I am not a big fan of changing it!!

Thanks for your advice!!!
09-03-02, 10:22 AM
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Thanks Lynn - I'll check that out.

Thanks Lynn - I'll check that out.
09-03-02, 07:26 AM
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Filter cage

Hi,

We have an older furnace (I think its a Lennox) and it has a cage like thing around the motor that holds fiberglass sheeting for the filter. I don't think it catches ANY dust!! Is it...
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The key to cutting in without taping is two...

The key to cutting in without taping is two things - in my opinion - 1 a really good brush - they are worth the $$$
2 and patience - wish I could buy some!
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Personally, I prefer to take it off while the...

Personally, I prefer to take it off while the paint is still wet so it won't pull off paint. But use care so the tape doesn't get on the floor or drag along the wall.
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Very carefully!!!! Use a razor to cut the...

Very carefully!!!!

Use a razor to cut the paint loose from the baseboard

then slide a putty knife down in between to loosen them - up try to pry away bb with the putty knife as much as...
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Posted By trippergirl

Tim, Here's what I think is gonna happen. ...

Tim,

Here's what I think is gonna happen.

Yes the sander will take it up but it will gum up the paper so I would go over it at the end of the papers life not the beginning. Also becareful not...
07-30-02, 09:19 AM
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Posted By trippergirl

Martin - I can sympathize with your problem- we...

Martin - I can sympathize with your problem- we lost 5 very tall aborvitae last winter. Thw wet snow just bent them over like peeling a banana and the damage was done. I did a lot of research at...
07-30-02, 08:09 AM
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Posted By trippergirl

Thanks!

Thanks!
07-29-02, 09:01 AM
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Posted By trippergirl

Question Max weight on sweated joints

Here is an off the wall question.

I have a design in mind for a funky entertainment center made of copper pipe and wood. My question is how much weight do you think a sweated joint can handle? ...
07-22-02, 01:36 PM
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Posted By trippergirl

Check your circuit breaker box and see if you...

Check your circuit breaker box and see if you have a GFCI reset for the whole circuit. All of our bathrooms are on one GFCI breaker. So they all go out at one time. (That wouldn't explain the...
07-18-02, 10:16 AM
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Posted By trippergirl

Thanks Guys, I do have RG-6 - so I think I...

Thanks Guys,

I do have RG-6 - so I think I am good to go - thanks for the confidence that I am doing it right!!!
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Soak them in Coca Cola or apple cider vinegar - I...

Soak them in Coca Cola or apple cider vinegar - I have done the vinegar - it stinks but it works. I haven't done the Coke but I hear it works great too!
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Posted By trippergirl

Thanks

Thanks Big Mike for your help - I got a roll at Home Depot - can't remember the brand - it is R6 - I am crimping the ends on and I am wondering about all the loosebraided stuff right below the outer...
07-15-02, 10:43 AM
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Question wiring cable throughout the house

I posted this on the TV board also . . not sure which is the more appropriate. :)

I am preparing to wire all my upstairs rooms for cable. I am working on mapping it all out right now and I have...
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