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03-01-16, 12:56 PM
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R/O water for ice maker

I'm on well water. A softener does a good job, but still leaves some minerals and tannins, discoloring the water. I have a reverse osmosis under my sink for drinking water, cooking. It's a...
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Posted By laflaone

Thanks for your reply. I will give the TSP a try.

Thanks for your reply. I will give the TSP a try.
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Posted By laflaone

cleaning aluminum awnings

I have eleven aluminum drop down awnings around my house, which have been up 13 years.

They have gotten faded and dirty. I took one down, took it all apart, scrubbed then spray painted. came out...
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Posted By laflaone

Thanks geogrubb! You really nailed it. I did as...

Thanks geogrubb! You really nailed it. I did as you suggested, and it took me to Amazon. The two parts are costing me $30, rather than $62. They are coming from two seperate vendors, with a...
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Views: 1,152
Posted By laflaone

Parts for Craftsman Riding Mower

Have a Craftsman riding mower, model 91728707. Need to replace a mower deck mandrel and housing. I know I can get it from searspartsdirect, but I wonder if there is another parts vendor out there...
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Posted By laflaone

Honda GCV160 lawnmower engine surging(hunting?)

My Troybilt push mower has the above engine. It has started surging (I've also heard it called hunting) and then it will die. Very hard to get restarted. Any suggestions?
02-06-12, 10:51 AM
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Posted By laflaone

Thank you two for your replys. I will go with...

Thank you two for your replys. I will go with the Tilex, and here's why:
I got on the BBJ website, and it sounds like a great product. The distributor in my area is about 10 miles away. I called...
02-05-12, 07:24 AM
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Posted By laflaone

Window AC mold in styrofoam insulation

I have a 5,200btu Frigidaire window AC, about 3 yrs old. In preparation to removing the unit from the housing for cleaning, I removed the front panel. The air moving compartment behind the...
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Posted By laflaone

I live by myself, and I don't like a sauna in the...

I live by myself, and I don't like a sauna in the bathroom when I shower, so the door stays open. Closing the door is not the solution.
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Posted By laflaone

Taking a shower set off my smoke alarm

I have a new Simon XT wireless system, with a GE TX-6010 smoke alarm. It is ceiling mounted, about 8 ft down a hallway from the bathroom.

This morning I was taking a shower, and I left the br...
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Views: 1,560
Posted By laflaone

Thanks MrRonFL and GEGuy for your helpful replys.

Thanks MrRonFL and GEGuy for your helpful replys.
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Views: 1,560
Posted By laflaone

Need help selecting motion detector for Simon XT

Just purchased and installed a GE Simon XT system, with the GSM cell modem. It came with a motion detector, but I want to get another. So far, I have found 4 that will work, 60-511, 639, 703, and...
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Thanks GlenM. You were the only one who took the...

Thanks GlenM. You were the only one who took the time to reply. I went to the Walbro website you listed, and the info was helpful.

I did need some different type of info, such as the gap between...
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Posted By laflaone

craftsman chainsaw service/shop manual

Have a craftsman chainsaw model 358.350481. Bought new 8 yrs ago. Has been a good, reliable saw, but now needs a little TLC.

I am looking for a shop/service/repair manual for it, if there is...
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Views: 6,090
Posted By laflaone

I have the Makita 452 you first mentioned, and I...

I have the Makita 452 you first mentioned, and I really like it. Don't see how you can go wrong. The comparable Milwaukee has had good reviews, but I haven't used it. I do have several of their...
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Views: 5,483
Posted By laflaone

Thanks Tow Guy and Bill190 for your replys. The...

Thanks Tow Guy and Bill190 for your replys. The Autozone suggestion was right on. It took some searching, but I found the complete vac diagrams there. Bill, I thought about the Ford Manuals, but...
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Posted By laflaone

vacuum diagram

Where can I find a vacuum diagram for a 1989 Ford Taurus GL, 3.8L engine? I have a Haynes repair manual, and it does not have it.
09-27-09, 05:34 PM
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Posted By laflaone

concrete edger block stain prevention

I am going to be putting down some concrete edger blocks, the common scalloped white ones. I have used them before, and since I water the scrubs with well water, I get the orange colored stain from...
09-27-09, 10:39 AM
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Posted By laflaone

can rainbird sprinkler be disassembled & repaired?

I have a number of rainbird 32sa sprinklers in my yard. They used to last forever, but lately I am finding that even those that are relatively new get stuck in one position, and I have to replace...
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Posted By laflaone

Thanks Unclediezel, I will give it a try.

Thanks Unclediezel, I will give it a try.
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Views: 4,836
Posted By laflaone

adjust windshield wiper travel arc?

Have a 1989 Taurus GL sedan. The driver side wiper is traveling too far to the left(outside) and striking the glass molding with a loud click. The down travel at the other end of the arc is about...
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Views: 2,806
Posted By laflaone

Wire Twister, thanks for your suggestion. If I...

Wire Twister, thanks for your suggestion. If I go the sandblast route, I will look into it.
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Views: 2,806
Posted By laflaone

Sandblast Aluminum Wheels?

Have an 89 Taurus sedan. The wheels are original, and aluminum. They came from the factory with some sort of clear coat, which as worn off over the years. The aluminum has become discolored and...
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Views: 908
Posted By laflaone

Thanks Gunguy45. You nailed it. Held the lock...

Thanks Gunguy45. You nailed it. Held the lock button down several seconds, and blinking went away. Remotes work also. Thanks again.
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Views: 908
Posted By laflaone

garage door opener problem

Not sure if this is the right forum. I have a Sears opener, model 139.53985D, 2 1/2 yrs old. The small red light on the inside console blinks continuouly and rapidly. Remotes (2) stopped working. ...
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