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Thank you so much! Yeah that carburetor will be...

Thank you so much! Yeah that carburetor will be sitting on the shelf I guess. Oy vey.
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Update again! I guess it just needed more time...

Update again! I guess it just needed more time to sit. I was working in the yard digging up a stump...and went back to the trimmer and tried again. Started, and this time, it didn't sputter or cut...
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UPDATE! So I just went out and tried...

UPDATE!
So I just went out and tried again...and it started! I let it run...it cut off...I started it again...and let it sit there with the choke on, and let it run for maybe 1 minute. Picked it...
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"Just be aware, these are cheap, I mean really...

"Just be aware, these are cheap, I mean really cheap China made crap, I have found them to be close to useless!"

I purchased it because it was recommended in one of the replies here. So now you...
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"What did you do with the Mechanic in a Bottle?...

"What did you do with the Mechanic in a Bottle? Did you just put it in the tank?"

I followed the instructions on the bottle. Yes I "just put it in the tank". And primed...and pulled....many...
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Well I bought some Mechanic-in-a-bottle after...

Well I bought some Mechanic-in-a-bottle after reading all the rave reviews. Put in 2 ounces and let it sit a few minutes. But no change. BF is actually astounded that this thing won't start - he...
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"Is your primer purge bulb working? Cycle that...

"Is your primer purge bulb working? Cycle that about five times to clear out air bubbles."

Yup primer bulb is in great shape. I definitely did the five times.


For what it's worth, I rebuilt...
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Posted By yardnut

Stihl gas trimmer problem.

I have a Stihl FS 70RC gas trimmer. I believe I bought it in 2012. It gets very light use...and has never had any issues starting (other than the first start of the season where I swear I am never...
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Posted By yardnut

Looking for a new jigsaw

I have an old (got it at an auction in 1995) industrial jig saw. It's made by Bosch, but it's heavy as lead, and it is a pain to change the blades. I tend to not use it because of this. I am...
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I have a great hose - it's a 50ft "hybrid" hose -...

I have a great hose - it's a 50ft "hybrid" hose - great length and flexible. And it was only $14.97 on the Home Depot website - so they matched that price in the store which saved me about $12. :)
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Ah...okay thanks. Yes the manual stated to drain...

Ah...okay thanks. Yes the manual stated to drain after use, I just was not expecting the rusty water.

"The high flow connectors are to large to fit in our quick connects. You would have to...
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Posted By yardnut

I found several of these comments in the reviews...

I found several of these comments in the reviews of the Husky high flow fittings:


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I found that the standard 1/4 inch male fittings will fit this female coupler. However,...
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So I watched a video and learned something that...

So I watched a video and learned something that made ALL this so much easier to understand.

1. A FEMALE fitting has threads on the INSIDE.
2. A MALE fitting has threads on the OUTSIDE.
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Posted By yardnut

Nope - not removable. The collar does slide...

Nope - not removable. The collar does slide back, just a tiny bit, but that piece does not come out.

I found this on the Rigid website:
2 universal push-to-connect quick couplers - accepts both...
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Posted By yardnut

XSleeper - thanks - that was what I finally...

XSleeper - thanks - that was what I finally figured out after a LOT of looking online! A female plug. Sheesh! Thanks for the tip on the teflon tape - I do have some so I will remember that.
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Posted By yardnut

Air compressor hose fittings? I am clueless!!

I decided to buy an air compressor. I have NEVER used one before, but have recently had a couple of situations where it would be very useful. So I bought this one: ...
07-25-18, 03:34 PM
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That is why you need to be aware of the model...

That is why you need to be aware of the model numbers. The same model - will always be the exact same machine. Big Box stores sometimes contract for "special" versions that are only available at...
07-25-18, 10:21 AM
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Posted By yardnut

@beelzebob, I have no problems removing both...

@beelzebob, I have no problems removing both sashes. I stated earlier that I have done that on a few of them over the years. The problem is that to replace the window with a replacement vinyl...
07-24-18, 09:35 PM
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Posted By yardnut

"Be aware the machines at big box stores are...

"Be aware the machines at big box stores are cheaper versions of the ones from dealers."

Not exactly true. Big box stores may have a special version, that only they carry, however if you buy an...
07-24-18, 10:00 AM
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Posted By yardnut

They are??? If so, then why does every "how to...

They are??? If so, then why does every "how to replace a window" video show the simple step of removing the stop, to get the thing out? I mean, I have not seen a single video or blog that shows...
07-24-18, 09:17 AM
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Posted By yardnut

"Your pics don't show a picture of the sash track...

"Your pics don't show a picture of the sash track ( the part or parts that keep the sash vertical during opening or closing). If the sash track is fixed, it needs to be removed before removing the...
07-24-18, 08:51 AM
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Posted By yardnut

There is no new trim here. This is ALL the...

There is no new trim here. This is ALL the original window.

The picture of the unpainted window is showing where I had attempted to follow the installation instructions (last year) to replace the...
07-23-18, 10:17 PM
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Posted By yardnut

Why would windows be installed like this??

Found out the upper sash in my laundry room window has rotted, and so I need to buy a replacement. I've replaced a few sashes before - just pop out the old one and pop in the new one - never...
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Posted By yardnut

BIN Shellac primer turns to powder. It's awesome.

BIN Shellac primer turns to powder. It's awesome.
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Posted By yardnut

@MrRonFL, Thanks for the reply!!

@MrRonFL, Thanks for the reply!!
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