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08-24-19, 10:50 AM
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There's no way to hold the heavy 1/4" marble...

There's no way to hold the heavy 1/4" marble panel on without gluing them, and then patching the large gaps from wall and floor. Shoddy work by a home builder.

Besides making the C tighter, would...
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Views: 822
Posted By itchibahn

I've tried few houses using underlayments from...

I've tried few houses using underlayments from Lowe's and Home Depot, averaging $.56/sqft. But I had better luck with $.12/sqft 3-in-1 from Best Laminate for laminate floors. The term 3-in-1, is...
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Views: 244
Posted By itchibahn

Gluing thin strip of tiles on to OSB subfloor?

I'm installing floating laminate on upstairs rooms with OSB subfloor. For the transition between the rooms and to the hallway, I'm considering two options other than the T-moldings:

1. Butting...
08-22-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By itchibahn

I haven't used it in 3 months, and it's having...

I haven't used it in 3 months, and it's having same issue again. Is this normal? I made sure "C" was tight. Is there way to avoid this from happening again? It's lots of work to get access and...
08-04-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By itchibahn

I was worried about it becoming a home ground for...

I was worried about it becoming a home ground for termites. I think I will remove just the top layer and burry the rest. Thanks for the info...
08-02-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By itchibahn

Is it ok to bury the old wooden retaining wall?

I want to redo my retaining wall at the back yard. The wall will have concrete footer 4"-8", CMU blocks and caps, rebars, drain, etc).

I got two quotes that are reasonable in cost, but involves...
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Views: 1,021
Posted By itchibahn

@Pilot Dane: I also thought that brake cover was...

@Pilot Dane: I also thought that brake cover was installed incorrectly, but after carefully measuring the width, that cover is actually narrower on that side.

The bike came with rear wheel...
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Views: 1,021
Posted By itchibahn

Just for curiosity, I started to push/pull...

Just for curiosity, I started to push/pull anything that can be done, and although it still has great resistance to initiate the spin, it now will spins freely one cycle before stopping with high...
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Views: 1,021
Posted By itchibahn

Thanks for all the replies. @Pilot Dane: I...

Thanks for all the replies.

@Pilot Dane: I do have that Operator's Manual. Only control this bike has is the key to turn it on, and the throttle grip to accelerate, and the brake level to...
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Views: 1,021
Posted By itchibahn

Unhappy eBike Wheel Resistance too High

I have a Yukon Navigator SF24 electric bike that moves up to about 20m/h. But when trying to paddle manually, it's very difficult. I know it should have some resistance due to the strong magnets,...
05-11-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By itchibahn

I loosened the intake valve C, and heard the air...

I loosened the intake valve C, and heard the air squeak out. It's all working now. Thanks for your help.
05-11-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By itchibahn

Magna Pump LD5A-C Bleeder Valve

My Jacuzzi motor spins and I can hear the water gargling sound inside the impeller, but no water is jetting out. I'm guessing it's the issue with air pocket as all the google search has indicated.<br...
03-15-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By itchibahn

Thanks. Checked it out, and also watched several...

Thanks. Checked it out, and also watched several videos. Also called local garage door people, and the cost was $119 to have both side replaced, which seems reasonable. Scheduled for Monday.
03-15-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By itchibahn

Garage Door Will Not Open

Just bought this house, and I can't get the garage door to open. Trying to manually open, and it won't budge at all. I've looked at the spring, but can't tell if it's broken. The wire coming down...
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Views: 384
Posted By itchibahn

It cranked up and running!!!!! :Beer4U: ...

It cranked up and running!!!!! :Beer4U:

But the throttle lever isn't making any difference when moving from Fast to Slow. According to some videos, it supposed to be very loose with no...
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Views: 384
Posted By itchibahn

Thumbs up Seems to fit in the center perfectly. Finally...

Seems to fit in the center perfectly. Finally got the carburetor put together. Tomorrow, I'll charge up the battery and see if it cranks up.

Thank you both.
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Views: 384
Posted By itchibahn

Exclamation Carburetor Part Unknown

My riding mower, Troy-Bilt 13AN77KS, has had problem starting up. And when it does start up, RPM goes up/down, backfires, and dies.

It has Brigggs & Stratton engine, and I've removed the...
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Views: 416
Posted By itchibahn

I've seen many houses with doors not closing...

I've seen many houses with doors not closing properly, cracks in the bricks/stones and drywall due to foundation settlement. But this house has none of that, cracks are only between the mortar and...
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Views: 416
Posted By itchibahn

Mortar separation from the stones on wall

I'm looking to buy a house built in 2008 and it has mortar separated from stones in several areas. I've attached a photo that shows one area with such separation. Is this a concern?
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Posted By itchibahn

Concrete Driveway Large Crack Repair

After watching about 20 videos and instructions on how to repair driveway cracks, I've decided on the following instruction: https://www.todayshomeowner.com/video/how-to-repair-cracks-in-concrete/ ...
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Views: 2,139
Posted By itchibahn

Sorry for long delay and restarting this thread. ...

Sorry for long delay and restarting this thread. Finally got little more time to learn about this riding mower.

I've already had oil changed, replaced spark plug and fuel filter, and tried...
08-25-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By itchibahn

Got it done, last night. I used a cheap $16...

Got it done, last night. I used a cheap $16 torch kit from Lowe's, wire brush and sandpaper to clean inside and out. That 16mm tubing was 1.5" into the 20mm section. So I borrowed 1/4" I needed. ...
08-24-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By itchibahn

Just watched how to sweat copper fittings. I...

Just watched how to sweat copper fittings. I used to solder circuit boards, and I think I can do this. Gonna give a try. Thanks.
08-24-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By itchibahn

Spout is barely touching the pipe's first thread,...

Spout is barely touching the pipe's first thread, so I assume 1/2" extension will be ok. I do not have access to the back side, I just installed new tiles and grouted. Not sure if it's galvanized. ...
08-24-18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By itchibahn

Can't get a plumber to extend pipe for bath spout

I had a plumber to do few jobs, paid $265. To extend the pipe for the bath spout was $55 more. He left to bring torch, and never showed up. Called, text, but no response.

After few days of...
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