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Like you said, a simple on/off switch with the...

Like you said, a simple on/off switch with the output to both the outlet and light would do it.

Sorry - didn't see Pjmax's reply. I would have deleted the post, but don't see that option.
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I've been using an outside passive antenna for...

I've been using an outside passive antenna for several years (no amplifier). I receive around 40 channels, 3 TVs. No trouble with that setup until 1 channel recently changed something due to some...
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I don't even like using a cellphone for talking,...

I don't even like using a cellphone for talking, I much prefer to talk on my home phone. It's analog in the house, but internet based. Being in the business years ago I wired the house and equipped...
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Over the 30 years I've had a cellphone (in the...

Over the 30 years I've had a cellphone (in the 80s actually had one with a cord to a handset from the transceiver), different companies had different results for coverage. Even now with the AT&T...
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True - I do certainly value my son's review. I...

True - I do certainly value my son's review. I actually had Net10 smartphone service 3 years ago. Still have the phone, bought it because the company cellphone fell in the sink, got wet and stopped...
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Looking for new Smartphone & service

I have a flip phone with Consumer Cellular that's simply starting to wear out, battery doesn't hold a charge as long, buttons not always working, etc. Service with them has been fine but I don't want...
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Before purchasing a new cab I thought I'd try...

Before purchasing a new cab I thought I'd try taking it apart. Cleaned it some more, now it'll run but the second I hit the throttle to take it off choke it stalls. I do still need to mix a new...
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Yea I'm thinking now the new carb would have been...

Yea I'm thinking now the new carb would have been the way to go - especially if it includes fuel lines. And like you said - it likely has dirt in it. The fuel I drained did not look good.
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Replaced the fuel lines, the packaging said a...

Replaced the fuel lines, the packaging said a 'Universal' set of 2 different diameters. I wonder what universe, what a pain getting them on the primer bulb, fuel filter and carburetor! They seemed to...
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Posted By stevek66

Replaced the spark plug, same. The lines from the...

Replaced the spark plug, same. The lines from the primer bulb and carb seemed ok, not brittle and fuel came out the line from the primer bulb when pressed.

Then I noticed a piece of what I...
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I have a feeling after the spark plug replacement...

I have a feeling after the spark plug replacement I'll have the same trouble, so I'll look into the fuel lines/carburetor next.
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Crafstman 32cc Weedwacker wouldn't start

I had no spark, measured a resistance of about 5k ohms on the Champion RCJ-6Y spark plug, so I thought the plug was good. I then assumed the coil was bad. For the heck of it I cleaned the spark plug...
08-15-19, 07:39 AM
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Posted By stevek66

Protecting garden - a lot was eaten

I have wire fencing around my garden. Within the fence most semi ripe cherry tomatoes and probably all the green beans were eaten. Looking at the barrier I havem I wouldn't think rabbits could get...
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Actually the cave-man company minivan only has a...

Actually the cave-man company minivan only has a cassette player! I'd have to make some kind of stand for a smartphone or modify something. I do have a bluetooth speaker that I use when listening to...
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Posted By stevek66

Good tip re: OnX maps being able to use it in...

Good tip re: OnX maps being able to use it in offline mode.
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Posted By stevek66

Made note of the GPS position (in the vehicle)...

Made note of the GPS position (in the vehicle) site.

Is there a setting on a Smartphone to use only the downloaded map and not the cellular signal even though the signal is in range? I read from...
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Posted By stevek66

Good tip re: downloading via WiFi only. I have a...

Good tip re: downloading via WiFi only. I have a small ZTE Net10 Smartphone with no service. I have my Google Voice phone number on it and can use it like a cellphone within range of my home Wifi.
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I checked my provider's options - for $5 more a...

I checked my provider's options - for $5 more a month that will allow 2GB of data. I have no idea how much GPS data typically uses. I guess there is no typical answer, it all depends on usage.
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I'd hope I can do that - store the map after...

I'd hope I can do that - store the map after downloading it. I'm on a budget so if possible I'd like to keep the monthly cost the same, don't want start accumulating data costs. If I did download a...
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I've never had the live traffic updates on my...

I've never had the live traffic updates on my GPSs. I just checked the tablet, it's been a while since I used Google Maps so I assumed I'd have to download new maps. I checked the status and what's...
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Posted By stevek66

That would be my situation as well, using it...

That would be my situation as well, using it domestically.

Now if I could just contact my cellphone company to find out what's involved to transfer my number to a new phone. I selected a callback...
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Well then it seems I wouldn't be sacrificing much...

Well then it seems I wouldn't be sacrificing much if anything going to a Smartphone! The apps you mentioned would actually be an enhancement to my non-subscription GPS as I get no live traffic data....
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Posted By stevek66

Use a Smartphone as GPS

I'm one of the few that still has a caveman flip phone and a GPS. The GPS is having trouble. Looking at prices, it may make sense to get a Smartphone. As an experiment I downloaded a good part of New...
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Posted By stevek66

Today used one of the burners on the stove top...

Today used one of the burners on the stove top without any trouble. It was one of the front ones, and wasn't boiling this time. I wish I remembered what happened the first time I got the F2 code...
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Not sure at the moment. If I could unplug the...

Not sure at the moment. If I could unplug the keypad I would just do that and leave it in for now. The stove isn't that old - 2005. Like the front loading washer I had it's another premature...
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