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10-09-19, 06:25 PM
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Air Bubbles in Drywall Mud

After sanding, I am having an issue with air bubbles showing up in the drywall mud. I typically only sand after the 3rd coat.

I am mixing the mud, after adding minimal water for thinning, with a...
09-09-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By psustang89

Framing Basement Entry Bulkhead

I live in a house that was built in the 40's. One side of the basement entry stairwell is the well-house. The two walls of the stairwell are approx 3-inches different in height at the house. ...
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Views: 244
Posted By psustang89

Does anyone know what would cause a strong...

Does anyone know what would cause a strong burning smell from the washer? I donít see how a shifter failure would result in something burning up. Possible motor issue?
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Views: 244
Posted By psustang89

I've accessed the tech sheet. The booklet is...

I've accessed the tech sheet. The booklet is full of fault codes, no real troubleshooting info.

The bolt on the center pulley is tight. Is there something I can do to test the shifter and...
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Views: 244
Posted By psustang89

I removed the belt and found that the...

I removed the belt and found that the transmission turns in both directions. Am I correct in assuming this verifies a bad transmission?
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Maytag Bravos Washer - Transmission Bad?

I have a 5-6 year old Maytag Bravos top load washer (Mod MVWX600XW0) that may have a bad transmission. The washer was running when we smelled a strong burning smell coming from the basement. The...
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Views: 266
Posted By psustang89

Bypassing the water softener solved the issue. ...

Bypassing the water softener solved the issue. Going to try a manual back-flush. But, itís a 12 yr old plastic Whirlpool that may need to be replaced.
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New Pump - Low Pressure

I had a new pitiless well pump installed yesterday, the old 3/4 pump from 1991 was replaced with a 3/4 Goulds pump. With the new pump, at rest the tank pressure gauge is reading 40 psi, with water...
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Views: 428
Posted By psustang89

Had the pump replaced today, shaft was frozen. ...

Had the pump replaced today, shaft was frozen. The old pump was installed in 1991, so canít complain about that.
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Views: 428
Posted By psustang89

Thanks for the help. I think I will call someone...

Thanks for the help. I think I will call someone out tomorrow.
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Views: 428
Posted By psustang89

The well head is not inside the well house. The...

The well head is not inside the well house. The "new" current well was drilled about 15 feet away from the well house, with the lines run below the frost line. This is the first well issue I have...
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Views: 428
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The plumbing from the current well comes through...

The plumbing from the current well comes through the old below grade well house and then into the house. Well house entrance is off the basement stairwell. I don't think I have a way to check for...
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Views: 428
Posted By psustang89

Yes, at 240v the pump is drawing 5 Amps with no...

Yes, at 240v the pump is drawing 5 Amps with no flow.
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Posted By psustang89

No Water from Well

In western PA, it was -8 degrees this AM. We did not have running water this morning from our well. My first thought was the plumbing coming into the house through the old below-grade well house...
08-27-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By psustang89

Mole Issues

I have a mole/vole infestation issue that Iím not sure how to resolve. I first noticed the issue when the snow melted last spring. My once nice lawn is now full of tunnels and brown spots. Iíve...
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Views: 284
Posted By psustang89

Stadry - what do they through bolt into?

Stadry - what do they through bolt into?
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Views: 284
Posted By psustang89

Precast Basement Entrance

I have finally decided to replace my crumbling 70 yr old basement entry staircase. I would like to go with a precast version, but have a question. How are the precast staircases anchored in place? ...
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JD L110 Issue

Having issues with my 12 yr old JD L110 with the Kohler Command engine. The tractor will start, run normally for approx. 5 secs, then shutdown. Once shutdown, I do not even get a click from turning...
05-01-18, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
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Stain/Poly - Safe to Apply Indoors?

I am new to wood finishing. I built a nice work bench in place in my basement and am looking to stain and seal the top. Will water based stains/sealers give off fumes similar to their oil base...
04-30-18, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By psustang89

Most Appropriate Finish

I recently built a workbench with a double-thick oak plywood top. The bench will primarily be used for gun cleaning and hand loading, so the top may inadvertently see oil and solvent.

I am...
02-15-18, 03:50 PM
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Views: 1,132
Posted By psustang89

The house was built in the 40ís. The paint is...

The house was built in the 40ís. The paint is coming off very easily.

I plan to use TSP to remove all the glue residue from the painted surfaces that survive.
02-15-18, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By psustang89

Working with Bare Plaster

I recently removed 20+ yr old wall paper. A large section of paint (3-layers) came off all the way down to the plaster. A few questions:

- can I use drywall mud to lesson the transition from...
Replies: 2
Views: 311
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Nothing else has changed. The shower head is 5...

Nothing else has changed. The shower head is 5 yrs old. The pressure from the shower head and tub spigot is definitely reduced. The pressure is sporadic however, only getting the resonance noise...
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Views: 311
Posted By psustang89

Pressure Fluctuation in Shower

Recently Iíve been having water pressure loss or fluctuation in the shower. The pressure loss can be enough to cause resonance noise in the Cu pipes. I have a well and the pressure tank is reading...
11-02-17, 07:13 AM
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Views: 432
Posted By psustang89

Yellow Privet - Nov Planting?

My local big box store has yellow privet at significant savings (75% off). I was going to plant a yellow privet hedge in the spring, but would it survive if planted in western PA in November? Night...
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