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That fan is controlled by a thermostat and comes...

That fan is controlled by a thermostat and comes on when the air temp in your attic gets high. The fan works with your air conditioner to keep the living spaces cool.

Are you thinking to replace...
09-03-19, 08:08 PM
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The Canadian arguer is just looking for an excuse...

The Canadian arguer is just looking for an excuse to brag on square-drive screws, invented by a Canadian called Robertson. And he has cause to brag- i'd rather use a square drive than a flat blade...
08-11-19, 07:02 PM
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Posted By CycleZen

I've seen beekeepers ads on craigs list offering...

I've seen beekeepers ads on craigs list offering to remove hives. This is not the ad i remember but similar. I think beekeepers do it to save the bees.
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Mom has a preference for Lowes, so i contacted...

Mom has a preference for Lowes, so i contacted them by email from their website. They gave a price to install, not including the opener itself, and the deal is to buy the machine on the website and...
07-28-19, 05:57 AM
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Posted By CycleZen

In this situation, could Pawpadog (the OP) snake...

In this situation, could Pawpadog (the OP) snake the drain himself using a rotary drum snake? Either manual or with a drill?
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Posted By CycleZen

How to select a garage door opener?

Good Sunday morning to you. Did a search on the web and locally with no definitive results: what factors do i consider when replacing a garage door opener?

This is for my Mom, who lives in another...
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I had a similar experience with a Honda mower:...

I had a similar experience with a Honda mower: ran, cut off, restarted after sitting for a while. For me the solution was replacing the spark plug. Maybe the plug had cracked, or was heat-expanding...
06-22-19, 06:21 AM
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Posted By CycleZen

At the Harbor Freight look for "thin metal...

At the Harbor Freight look for "thin metal cut-off discs". They are 3/64" thick so wear face protection as Furd suggests, and consider hearing protection too.

There will be a tendency for your cut...
06-22-19, 05:41 AM
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Posted By CycleZen

Are you designing the trailer from the ground up,...

Are you designing the trailer from the ground up, or working with a trailer manufacturer to modify a baseline trailer? A manufacturer would already have these types of questions worked out- people...
06-22-19, 05:19 AM
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Posted By CycleZen

Sorry for the delayed response, and thanks for...

Sorry for the delayed response, and thanks for your replies. Turns out i was expecting to see weeds die after 3 days and the target weeds, japanese stiltgrass, were not even looking unhappy at that...
06-13-19, 04:00 AM
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Posted By CycleZen

Does Roundup go bad?

I've had a couple experiences now where i've mixed Roundup from concentrate according to label instructions and weeds don't die. Positive that i'm mixing it properly; i'm using a pump-up sprayer and...
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I've built a few bedframe projects too: a cargo...

I've built a few bedframe projects too: a cargo rack that jacks into the 2" hitch, and a set of shelves built to fit an odd closet. Bedframes can vary a lot in their hardness so they can be tough to...
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Posted By CycleZen

Even though multiple installers get the panel...

Even though multiple installers get the panel from the same company, final prices to the end-user (you) will vary based on pricing strategies of different companies. Some companies will "quote" a...
02-26-19, 04:06 AM
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Posted By CycleZen

^^^What Marq1 said: if it has rusted a hole...

^^^What Marq1 said: if it has rusted a hole through in one place, more than likely it's rusty throughout, unfortunately. You might be able to clean off the rust in that area and use something like...
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Posted By CycleZen

Thanks for all the replies! I used a dremel...

Thanks for all the replies! I used a dremel cut-off wheel to slit the old nut in half to remove it. Then i cut a notch in the old compression ferrule and used a flat screwdriver to pry it off....
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Posted By CycleZen

Slow drip in angle valve to toilet

Some time back the valve between the wall and this toilet failed, so i replaced it with the silver one in the photo. From day 1 it had a slow drip leak. I removed it recently and applied more teflon,...
02-22-19, 02:19 PM
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Posted By CycleZen

We had a bad smell for a while, to, and i thought...

We had a bad smell for a while, to, and i thought it was from a dead animal. Turned out to be melted insulation in an outlet as JoedD suggested. It's easy to take the cover off an outlet and check,...
02-13-19, 04:56 AM
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Posted By CycleZen

Had to look it up to remember the name: galvanic...

Had to look it up to remember the name: galvanic corrosion can occur between dis-similar metals in the presence of an electrolyte. (Fresh water is a weak electrolyte.)
02-12-19, 11:44 AM
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Views: 618
Posted By CycleZen

XSleeper's idea to buy one that 1/2" shorter is...

XSleeper's idea to buy one that 1/2" shorter is the simplest and most direct answer. Another option that you may not be aware of: Home Depot can cut threads into a pipe like that one. You'll need to...
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Posted By CycleZen

Since the tank is filling as it should and...

Since the tank is filling as it should and everything else is working, then the flapper valve does not stay open long enough. Ray's solution is best: you need to attach a float to the flapper. I...
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Posted By CycleZen

Is there a set screw on the back? When you...

Is there a set screw on the back?

When you do get the horizontal piece off, the fluted part screws off.
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Posted By CycleZen

I'm sure we agree an oxy-acetylene torch is...

I'm sure we agree an oxy-acetylene torch is ideal. Was thinking earlier, where would you find or borrow one of you didn't have one? A TIG arc would do the job too. Unless you knew a guy that knows a...
02-06-19, 04:40 AM
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Posted By CycleZen

Please post the make and model of your furnace....

Please post the make and model of your furnace. It may have blink codes to help troubleshooting.

Also, please make sure your filters are clean and air returns are not blocked.
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Posted By CycleZen

Can i ask, what is your application? It may help...

Can i ask, what is your application? It may help to know what you're working on.

I'm not going to join the PB blaster debate, other than to say "it can't hurt and it might help". In a pinch you...
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Views: 394
Posted By CycleZen

I have used the Wyze system too, and i'm...

I have used the Wyze system too, and i'm impressed. The cameras are about 1.5" cubes and are easy to install and activate. . We use the cameras to look after a relative so i'd be indiscreet to show...
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