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front or rear?? front may have drum made in with...

front or rear?? front may have drum made in with hub-requiring spindle nut,washer, bearing removal. Either way, probably need to back off shoes as Mark said.
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The blow-by in the engine has to go somewhere. If...

The blow-by in the engine has to go somewhere. If you don't have a pcv system, and the vent goes to the air cleaner, it is pulling the oil vapors into the carb.. Not harmful, but will foul the plugs...
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same here!!! first year-ok. after that-MILDEW....

same here!!! first year-ok. after that-MILDEW. checked with the store-what? a problem? haven't heard that before!!!! do I keep scrubbing and bleaching!!!

Live and learn!
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check the exhaust to see if it is carboned...

check the exhaust to see if it is carboned over(stopped up).
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Cool it does't sound like a one wire alt., but if it...

it does't sound like a one wire alt., but if it were me, that is what i would use. makes life SOOOOO simple!!!
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Question Did you check the brushes in the motor for wear??...

Did you check the brushes in the motor for wear?? dislocated?? broken/frayed wire???
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Question i pay about $30 for a 80 lb. tank of acetylene....

i pay about $30 for a 80 lb. tank of acetylene. not used much lately but it lasts a good while, depending on the use(heating/cutting). i would thing if you don't use it that much, the cost of the new...
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Smile have several old wooden planes- large jack plane,...

have several old wooden planes- large jack plane, small rabbet plane and a couple of old stanley metal planes. also have a good draw knife that i still use. but the oldest thing i have, not really a...
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it will be hard to find a good welder with gas...

it will be hard to find a good welder with gas hook up and tank for 200.00. Not impossible, just difficult. you won't be happy with a flux core welder. too much splatter and requires a cleaner weld...
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another thing to consider is the DUTY CYCLE of...

another thing to consider is the DUTY CYCLE of the compressor. most are 50% duty cycle.( off 1/2 the time; on 1/2 the time) 100% duty cycle(cast iron cyl.-preferrably with low pressure/high pressure...
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you won't be happy with the swap. as stated,...

you won't be happy with the swap. as stated, adding a 220v. plug would be worth the expense and probably won't be that much. you can NEVER have too much air!!!
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those little things just run and run. chances...

those little things just run and run. chances are, in my limited experience, that the exhaust may be stopped up or clogged. no exhaust; no run. cheap check and fix- been there and done that.

the...
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when the key is in the start position, it sends a...

when the key is in the start position, it sends a 12 v. signal to the relay to energize the electromagnet which picks up a large bronze washer which sends the full 12 v. and amp. from the batt. to...
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The shoe moulding is to HIDE the gap in the event...

The shoe moulding is to HIDE the gap in the event that the floor moves.
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Unhappy DITTO FOR ME!!! You get what you pay for!

DITTO FOR ME!!! You get what you pay for!
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Talking irregular baseboard

First let me say that the trim at the floor in NOT quarter round! It is(or should be)shoe moulding. The reason for the shoe moulding was that as the floors, wall, base or whatever expanded and...
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Cool Welcome to the forums!! If you have a...

Welcome to the forums!!

If you have a sliding "T" bevel(an adjustable square) put it in the corner and lock it down. Take it to a protractor and find the angle you have. Cut the crown 1/2 of the...
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Smile A little to modern for me-"old school"! But, if...

A little to modern for me-"old school"! But, if I were building it, I would at least like some brackets on the ends for support. I like the metal frame idea too!
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Talking The shelf in the picture looks to be pine. I like...

The shelf in the picture looks to be pine. I like the poplar better-no knots.

As for the saw problem, trying to do it with a circle saw will surely result in a lost finger-or worse!! Forget that!!...
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Smile crown moulding woes!!!

Upside down and backwards!!

I am with the others. Don't see any crown moulding. However, if the sides and top overhang the bottom, the crown can be installed just like on a ceiling. It fits two...
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Question If it gets colder the faster you run, maybe the...

If it gets colder the faster you run, maybe the thermostat is stuck open not allowing time for the water to heat up!!
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Talking thanks for the new word-"nerb". who says old dogs...

thanks for the new word-"nerb". who says old dogs can't learn new stuff!
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Smile Take a piece of plywood and four 2x4's....

Take a piece of plywood and four 2x4's. Nail/screw the 2x4 at right angles to each other lengthwise to serve as a post. Put a the plywood on the ceiling on one side of the wall to support the ceiling...
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Smile Rough in refers to an area that is to be finished...

Rough in refers to an area that is to be finished but without the finishing product. The drain line and water supply lines to the tub should be run where they will be when in use but the finished...
03-25-09, 03:21 PM
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Exclamation There is a heatpump available that can be mounted...

There is a heatpump available that can be mounted over a door or window, in the wall anywhere that only is about 2/3 feet long and less than a foot tall and deep. Sorry, not sure of the brand or...
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