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Cheese - I bit the bullet and purchased new...

Cheese - I bit the bullet and purchased new ignition coils; swapped out the old for the new and walla! the motor started right up! Thanks for the help. I appreciate it. Roger
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Cheese, Thanks for the reply and suggestions. ...

Cheese, Thanks for the reply and suggestions. I'll replace the plugs and rule them out. Do you happen to know the air gap between the coils and flywheel magnets? The thing is 19 years old and the...
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2000 JD LX277AWS tractor: no spark

Hi all, I can't get my 2000 JD LX277AWS lawn tractor started. It has a 17Hp Kawasaki twin power unit. I had used it a couple of times this spring to mow my lawn. Early in the spring I had no spark...
01-20-19, 05:26 AM
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Bonehead move

Hello all - I want to share something that happened to my brother and I when installing a 4 way switching circuit. We're not electricians but we've worked with it quite a bit over the years that...
01-02-19, 04:21 PM
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New compressor wiring

Hi all, I'll be getting my new air compressor in the next few days and I want to run the electrical before it arrives. It's a 240V unit. The directions say to install an 15A double pole breaker but...
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Dutch Oven?

Hi all, I hope the pic shows up. It shows what my dad used to call a "Dutch" oven. Essentially the house was built around it. The house and oven were built in the 1840s. I'll be retiring in a few...
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Great job, Angela68. That's something to be...

Great job, Angela68. That's something to be proud of. I know it's a bit scary the first time you try to do something out of your comfort zone but knowing you fixed it... now you know you can do...
06-27-18, 09:20 AM
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ray2047 - because the garage is an afterthought,...

ray2047 - because the garage is an afterthought, the main panel is in the house. Thanks

pattenp - thanks for confirming that for me.

Roger
06-27-18, 08:35 AM
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NEC Compliant?

Hi all - Later this year I'll be helping my brother who has no electrical experience whatsoever with installing a sub-panel in a newly erected garage. In the town in which he and his wife reside...
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Update!

Yesterday provided me with time to look over the motorcycle and why she wasn't turning over. After investigating I found that the starter relay connections were heavily corroded. After cleaning...
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beelzebob - Thanks for the reply. I've been...

beelzebob - Thanks for the reply. I've been trying to stay away from the repair shop due to funds being low. I think my best course of action is to take your advice and purchase the wiring...
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2007 Kawasaki VN900 won't turn over - new battery

Hi all - I have a 2007 Kawasaki VN900 Classic Lt that simply will not start for me. At first I thought I had a faulty battery because it wouldn't hold a charge. I purchased a new one from a local...
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Sidny - I cannot answer his specific questions...

Sidny - I cannot answer his specific questions relating to pipe sizing but I can say If the OP has quality underground piping, his BTU loss will be maybe 1 degree per 100 feet. But, he's got to be...
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Looking at pjmax's diagram of the auger/impeller...

Looking at pjmax's diagram of the auger/impeller system, it looks like there is another pin closer to the impeller, it's #6 on the diagram. If that pin sheared, that could explain the reason for the...
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Before you do this, remove the key and unplug the...

Before you do this, remove the key and unplug the spark plug wire from the spark plug; Find a way to engage the auger, while it's engaged grab the auger to see if you can spin it by hand. If...
10-09-17, 10:22 AM
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I have used Polaris connectors. I used them when...

I have used Polaris connectors. I used them when I had to splice 6awg wire. Easy to use and clean job too. They need to be in a junction box which has to remain accessible. Roger
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Update; for the final time I hope. It was indeed...

Update; for the final time I hope. It was indeed the cell relay that failed. Thursday evening it started to click rapid fire, like a fire arm. After about 10 clicks everything stopped working, not...
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pjmax, I have purged the lines for any air. The...

pjmax, I have purged the lines for any air. The fuel came out nice and clear. But it still hiccups and not stay running. The filters are new and clean. Before I replaced the nozzle I blew air...
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pjmax - It's my oil furnace for my DHW and...

pjmax - It's my oil furnace for my DHW and baseboard emitters. Thanks for asking.

It had cleared up until this morning, it started doing it again. In my earlier post I stated that I forgot to...
09-27-17, 11:00 AM
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stickshift and tolyn ironhand; Thank you for the...

stickshift and tolyn ironhand; Thank you for the responses. I appreciate it. I'm glad to know that they are considered an attached structure, something to keep in mind the next time this subject...
09-26-17, 09:47 AM
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New garage

Hello, One of my older brothers and his wife recently purchased a new house and is having a 2 car garage built with enough room to put in a small wood working shop. I have convinced him to install a...
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Oil boiler hiccups

Hi all, I have a Dunkirk oil furnace with a Beckett burner; AFG is all I saw on it. This past spring I changed the nozzle, pump screen, filter at the tank and vacuumed the combustion chamber (I...
09-19-17, 10:30 AM
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DUH Moment

Okay, I work at an institution of higher learning and we are always reminding our students that when you need to troubleshoot a problem always work from the outside in. 90% of the time the reason...
09-05-17, 02:44 AM
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I do own an angle grinder with a diamond cutoff...

I do own an angle grinder with a diamond cutoff wheel. One thing I forgot to mention is the brick is as old as the house. The house was built pre-1840, some of the bricks are extremely hard and...
09-04-17, 04:28 AM
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I never considered that approach. I like that...

I never considered that approach. I like that idea, it'll be behind the pellet stove, not unsightly. Before I go ahead and do this I'll wait for other options/solutions to this problem. Thanks. ...
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