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I have the 18.2V Milwaukee impact driver and...

I have the 18.2V Milwaukee impact driver and hammer drill driver and they work great. DeWalt makes a great 20V impact and hammer set as well. The 12V systems are just too underpowered for my needs,...
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UPDATE: ok, so I followed Pilot Dane's advice...

UPDATE: ok, so I followed Pilot Dane's advice and did a little more work on the compressor. I pulled the cylinder head, drained the oil, etc. I lubbed the front bearing and cleaned everything...
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Ok. I'll give it a try! Thank you!

Ok. I'll give it a try! Thank you!
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So after reading your posts I pulled the fan...

So after reading your posts I pulled the fan blade assembly off and checked the centrifugal switch. It is fine. However, I removed the switch and tried to turn the motor shaft - no luck. So it...
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Air Compressor Question

I read through most the compressor threads and didn't find one that matched my question, so I will ask here.

The compressor is a small Craftsman 125 max psi oiler. (model 921.153101) I only use...
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Posted By rdn2113

No Heat!

1994 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE

Heater blows cold air, especially when it's below freezing outside. At or above freezing I generally get some warmish air, but never very warm or hot.

Where to...
12-19-13, 11:18 AM
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I would have detached the PEX initially but it's...

I would have detached the PEX initially but it's behind a finished wall and I don't want to cut the wall open. And I'm not a big fan of compression fittings.

I've seen the wet rag suggestion...
12-18-13, 10:59 PM
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Sweating copper pipe connected to PEX

I want to sweat a threaded fitting on the end of a copper stub out pipe that is connected to PEX inside the wall. The stub pipe is about 4 to 6 inches in length.

Is this sufficient length to...
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Thanks Cheese! I'll get the manual out and go...

Thanks Cheese! I'll get the manual out and go through the gear box then.

Much appreciated!

:)
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Tiller Won't Shift Gears

My son picked up a Craftsman tiller model 917.293480 at an estate sale for almost nothing. It does have a few minor issues that can be easily fixed, including a bad carb, but is otherwise in good...
11-18-12, 11:19 PM
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Hi all, Been tied up the past few weeks so...

Hi all,

Been tied up the past few weeks so sorry for the delay. I will try the vent test as suggested this week. I'll post back when I have the results.

Thank you!
10-31-12, 11:55 PM
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Hi guys - I should have mentioned that I replaced...

Hi guys - I should have mentioned that I replaced the vent tube when I changed out the coils. Also cleaned the vent pipe and hood, etc.

Thanks!
10-31-12, 12:40 AM
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I don't know anything about Viking appliances,...

I don't know anything about Viking appliances, but you might get some information from the thread on this link:

Viking Oven Broken Again - Appliances Forum - GardenWeb...
10-31-12, 12:30 AM
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Maytag Dryer Heating Problem

Maytag DG510 NG dryer, ignitor bar glows and gas fires fine initially. Once it reaches temperature, firing stops correctly, but after that no more firing. Ignitor bar glows and just stays on, but...
11-25-11, 09:13 PM
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I really appreciate all the help everyone! Thank...

I really appreciate all the help everyone! Thank you! :)
11-25-11, 09:09 PM
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Actually, no. It was a guy at the local...

Actually, no. It was a guy at the local plumbing/irrigation supply store. (Not staffed by real plumbing or irrigation pros.) Believe it or not, there is an actual plumbing/irrigation expert in our...
11-25-11, 07:32 PM
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Using Sharkbite Type Pex Connectors Underground

I'm making some changes and repairs to an irrigation system, which includes replacing the TEE on the main supply line coming from the meter.

The main supply line is 1-inch PEX, and the old TEE was...
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I agree markiz37. I'm concerned that using the...

I agree markiz37. I'm concerned that using the gasket will create too much space and the reeds will get damaged. Before the head gasket blew it was working fine, so I'm thinking I will leave it...
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I pulled the intake filter off and fired up the...

I pulled the intake filter off and fired up the compressor. Definitely air flowing out the intake. I'm thinking the head gasket is blown.

One other question. I looked up the gasket part in my...
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Yes, I'm the original owner. The compressor is...

Yes, I'm the original owner. The compressor is only 4 years old and has never been run hard. I use it primarily for my small nail gun - I don't use it to drive continuous air tools. I did do a...
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OK, I pulled the head off and examined the reeds....

OK, I pulled the head off and examined the reeds. No damage at all - they look great. Put it all back together and cranked it up - no change. The pressure builds to 40psi and stops, while the...
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Hi markiz37 - ok, I will pop the head off and...

Hi markiz37 - ok, I will pop the head off and take a look. Thanks!

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Hi marksr - this unit has no belt. It has a...

Hi marksr - this unit has no belt. It has a motor that turns a shaft - no belt.
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Air Compressor Won't Pressurize Tank

I have a Craftsman, oiler, 1HP, 125psi, 3 gallon tank. The pump motor runs but the pressure will not go beyond 40psi. I have to manually shut it off or it will just keep running.

Is this a...
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Posted By rdn2113

Yep. Left rear bulb was blown. Thanks guys!

Yep. Left rear bulb was blown. Thanks guys!
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