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how do I rewire a desk lamp with a flexible neck?

I'm attempting to rewire a modern desk lamp that has a flexible neck. The plan was to simply wire it with a replacement lamp cord (#2 in picture; 18 gauge cord) and attach it to the 1/8 IP...
02-17-13, 09:40 AM
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Why didn't the breaker trip ?

I'm trying to understand why a breaker did not trip. If this needs to be moved to a different section, please do so mods.

Background:
House built in 1964. Copper wiring. We bought the place in...
10-20-11, 08:59 PM
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spring action hinge on a residental chain link fence gate

My goal here is to have to gate close in case I leave it open. It's a residential side gate. At a minimum, get the gate pulled to. I've come up with a few plans listed below.

Plan A - one...
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Thanks for the tips. I had no idea about glue...

Thanks for the tips. I had no idea about glue blocks or a pocket hole jig until today. After reading, I'm going to use pine instead.
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Building a computer enclosure out of MDF

I was thinking of building a computer stand out of MDF. It's basically a small set of shelves to hold the tower off the floor and have the cable modem. I read to where you are not to put screws...
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$1100 for a used motor sight unseen is a bit...

$1100 for a used motor sight unseen is a bit steep. Case in point:
97 01 TOYOTA CAMRY 4-CYL 2.0L 16-VALVE ENGINE JDM 3SFE - eBay (item 270700195526 end time Feb-10-11 10:11:10 PST)...
04-18-10, 12:08 PM
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making a stand for a barrel compost

http://www.fireshadow.net/pictures/albums/userpics/stand.JPG

Currently, I have a barrel compost setup that the barrel rotates on some casters. To get it off the ground, I was thinking of making a...
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Stumped - A couple of questions. Did you replace...

Stumped - A couple of questions. Did you replace the entire power supply or just the fan? When does the freezing/locking occur? When you only play games or if the computer is just sitting there?
...
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Samsung model LN-S3238D picture burn in

Wanted to get opinions on a Samsung flat panel TV where the display is not right. What happened is my father in law left a DVD player on pause, which burned a line on the right side and put a mark...
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I would assume as well. The brown rusty color...

I would assume as well. The brown rusty color would be a concern for me. Dexcool is a bright orange color. When's the last time you had the radiator flushed? The reason I ask is that Dexcool is...
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Autozone would be one resource. No connection to...

Autozone would be one resource. No connection to either of these sites. You might want to ask this same question over at Pontiac Bonneville Forum - Official home of the Pontiac Bonneville Club....
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It is a daily driver. I got it when it had 50k....

It is a daily driver. I got it when it had 50k. I know I haven't done the plugs. I'll probably go with the AC Delco as that's OEM. Thanks guys!
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03 Malibu - spark plug recommends

2003 Chevy Malibu with the 3100 (3.1L) V6 with just over 100k miles. It's time to change out the spark plugs per the schedule. Two questions.

First, I am looking for Spark plugs recommendation...
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No personal experience with Amsoil. I have a '03...

No personal experience with Amsoil. I have a '03 Chevy Malibu that I run Mobil 1 synthetic in only. I did notice the engine not running as hot. I've read some anecdotal posts where people had oil...
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I would ask myself these questions when...

I would ask myself these questions when considering a new laptop:
How big of a screen do I need? 12, 14 or 17 inches ?
Weight? If you need it under 5 to 6 lbs, that'll limit choices.

You'll want...
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No personal experience with replacing the black...

No personal experience with replacing the black foam, but from reading it's a hassle. Almost easier to replace the door itself.
If you want sources for the black foam, you have a few options:
-GM...
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been there on a 83 celebrity

A few thoughts.
-ramps wouldn't hurt and could be used on future projects like oil changes. It would allow you to crawl under there and chase the other end of that pigtail.
-Suprised about the...
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Thumbs up so THAT'S it!

About my first post, I had forgotten to mention that there are no manufacturer marks. The left (big end) is 7/8 " diameter. The right (little end) is 1/2 " diameter.

I'd picked it up at a...
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Thanks for the reply. It's not hollow. It's a...

Thanks for the reply. It's not hollow. It's a solid piece of steel.
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Help me to idetify this hand tool

I'm guessing a punch or awl of some kind. Can anyone offer some insight as to what it is?
http://www.fireshadow.net/pictures/albums/userpics/tool1.JPG
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Hi Mark, I'm confused as the error codes...

Hi Mark,

I'm confused as the error codes point to the solenoid. Help me to understand why I should replace my ignition switch?
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Vinegar

Try washing the windows with a mixture of equal parts of white
vinegar and warm water. Dry with a soft cloth.
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03 Chevy Malibu OBD EVAP code questioons

I have a 2003 Chevy Malibu with a 3.1L V6 (VIN code J) at 87k miles.

I'm getting a check engine light that will come on sporadically. What's odd is I can start the car and drive fine, but both...
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@shinrich I have the exact same year and...

@shinrich

I have the exact same year and model Malibu with around 87k miles on it. Back at 58k miles, I had a shop drain all the dexcool out of there (they used their machine) and put in the...
12-09-08, 11:21 AM
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recommendation for bathroom faucet

Is any brand better than another in terms of leaks or repair time/cost? For example, Delta or Peerless ?

I'll be replacing the bathroom faucet (unsure of brand). It's a standard 4 in. (I think),...
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