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07-22-16, 11:51 AM
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Posted By LawrenceC

This thread should be ended.

This thread should be ended.
07-22-16, 10:26 AM
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Posted By LawrenceC

Guess my questions are not going to be answered...

Guess my questions are not going to be answered here. One answer is common sense. The other requires an internet search for a product to determine if such exists.
07-22-16, 09:44 AM
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Posted By LawrenceC

I've done it for 22 years when needed which is...

I've done it for 22 years when needed which is about once a year. Why can't one rely on the main breaker to kill power going upstream? "Suicide cord" term suggests danger to me. Maybe you should...
07-22-16, 08:22 AM
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Posted By LawrenceC

Questions About Circuit Breaker Box

Recently my 22 year old 5KW generator failed (stator bad) and I'm going to buy an inverter type generator to replace it. My old generator put out 240 V so plugging it into my 240 V welding outlet in...
07-21-16, 05:06 AM
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Views: 765
Posted By LawrenceC

Finally found instructions about how to check...

Finally found instructions about how to check stator continuity. Mine is shot. It's time for a new generator. Thinking about a tandem pair of inverter types.
07-20-16, 08:06 AM
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Views: 765
Posted By LawrenceC

It's a Coleman Powermate MAXA 5000 ER

It's a Coleman Powermate MAXA 5000 ER
07-19-16, 11:57 AM
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Posted By LawrenceC

The AC drills you allude to are more modern than...

The AC drills you allude to are more modern than what I have which is a 1958 model. It does not have a permanent magnet in it. By the way the last attempt showed the generator was putting out...
07-19-16, 09:21 AM
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Posted By LawrenceC

Yes, I have a Black and Decker 120 V AC electric...

Yes, I have a Black and Decker 120 V AC electric drill. I'm afraid you are going to have to expound on this. Thanks.
07-19-16, 08:55 AM
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Views: 765
Posted By LawrenceC

Coleman 5kw Powermate not putting out voltage

The other day we had a power outage so I started my generator only to find that it was not putting out proper voltage. I checked the brushes and cleaned where they rub and restarted it this morning....
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Posted By LawrenceC

I'll remove the tranny fluid and replace with bar...

I'll remove the tranny fluid and replace with bar oil or straight 30 weight. Thanks.
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Views: 797
Posted By LawrenceC

I used the saw a while today. The chain...

I used the saw a while today. The chain temperature was only tepid. The chain is getting oil but it does not sling it off the chain when I position it near the ground and rev the engine. However,...
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Posted By LawrenceC

"I suspect that oil pump is a crankcase pulse...

"I suspect that oil pump is a crankcase pulse driven affair with the diaphragm in the carburetor."

The diaphragm is on the side of the crankcase under a flange held in place by 4 screws. Only the...
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Posted By LawrenceC

Bar oil reservoir has two lines going to it. I...

Bar oil reservoir has two lines going to it. I think air enters the oil tank from one of the lines and pushes the oil into the other line where it enters the engine. There is a third line close to...
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Posted By LawrenceC

Homelite XL2 Chainsaw Cap

My XL2 chainsaw needs caps for fuel and bar oil. I have found two caps that fit but am not sure if the caps should be vented. Noticed that bar oil enters carburetor unless oil cap is loosened. ...
04-11-15, 02:55 PM
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Posted By LawrenceC

I had forgotten about this thread. I got it out...

I had forgotten about this thread. I got it out by chucking up a 12 gauge cleaning brush and one section of the cleaning rod in an electric drill. That got enough of it out to get new batteries...
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Views: 647
Posted By LawrenceC

Thanks, but it's not the correct one.

Thanks, but it's not the correct one.
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Views: 647
Posted By LawrenceC

Positive, I checked the on/off switch with an ohm...

Positive, I checked the on/off switch with an ohm meter. It works properly
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Posted By LawrenceC

Need Coil For Homelite XL12 Chainsaw

I have an old Homelite XL12 chainsaw. The ignition coil has quit working. The model number is UT-104474. Does anyone know where I can purchase a new coil for this saw. The saw is quite old and...
08-17-14, 06:39 AM
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Posted By LawrenceC

I'm on vacation right now but will try it when I...

I'm on vacation right now but will try it when I get home. I'll report the results.
08-16-14, 12:34 PM
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Views: 1,179
Posted By LawrenceC

Sorry to disappoint but there is very little...

Sorry to disappoint but there is very little damage to the shell or screw on butt end. A tiny bit of black paint will make it all disappear. So I did not screw up big time. And this fix will not...
08-16-14, 07:55 AM
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Posted By LawrenceC

Thanks for info. Will give it a try.

Thanks for info. Will give it a try.
08-16-14, 07:04 AM
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Posted By LawrenceC

Battery Corrosion Removal

I have a 4 cell flashlight with badly corroded/leaking batteries. It's a Maglite. The flashlight was so badly corroded inside that I had to use two pipe wrenches to unscrew the battery compartment...
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Posted By LawrenceC

Thank you for the information TAZ420 and AllanJ. ...

Thank you for the information TAZ420 and AllanJ. Given the size of the screen and the fact that the picture is constantly changing when watching shows, we can live with the minute small white dots...
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Posted By LawrenceC

Two White Dots on 56" DLP Samsung TV

I have a Samsung 56" DLP TV that is probaby 6 years old. It may have about 12,000 hours of use on it. The problem started a couple of days ago and consists of two small while dots that always...
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Views: 890
Posted By LawrenceC

Removed the muffler and cooked it with a torch. ...

Removed the muffler and cooked it with a torch. Engine runs full speed now and does not puke air- fuel mixture out of venturi.
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