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01-01-14, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Mikal

"if you trowel enough at just the right time" ...

"if you trowel enough at just the right time"

So this seems to be a really major points. Yep, still practicing, trying not to rush and I'm busy with other stuff. In general my trowel work has...
12-02-13, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Mikal

Thanks, yep, I ended up with Kal-kore plaster...

Thanks, yep, I ended up with Kal-kore plaster board, Imperial base and Diamond finish. They didn't have any Diamond base. I was hoping to use Diamond because it looks like it doesn't setup as...
12-01-13, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Mikal

Thanks guys, that's all very helpful. I think I...

Thanks guys, that's all very helpful. I think I found a place pretty close to me that should have pretty much whatever type of gypsum board I need. Yep, googling for "drywall supplies" did the...
11-30-13, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Mikal

Blueboard / Plasterboard

Hi Folks,

What widely available gypsum board to folks use these days for a plaster base? None of the big box stores seem to carry the Imperial or Kal-Kore stuff. I've read that people just use...
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Views: 2,355
Posted By Mikal

That's interesting tightcoat, StructoLite. So...

That's interesting tightcoat, StructoLite. So are you saying that I might want to consider plaster instead of stucco? Also, what you reminded me of when you mentioned self furred lath is that this...
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Posted By Mikal

Haha! Nope. But no worries, I've gone slightly...

Haha! Nope. But no worries, I've gone slightly crazy myself....

It's actually interesting though, now you've got me wondering if using some type of adhesive paper backed lath might not be the...
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Posted By Mikal

Oh no, that's not what I had in mind. I probably...

Oh no, that's not what I had in mind. I probably didn't explain it very well, of course my intent is to be a "coward"! Tapcons with washers or similar. I guess it was really about the paper backed...
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Posted By Mikal

Stucco over painted brick

Hi Folks,

I want to stucco an old brick (interior) fireplace. The brick's been painted a number of times so I'd prefer to not try and get the paint off. My thinking is that I could use...
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Posted By Mikal

Well, for instance, to catch the fact that one or...

Well, for instance, to catch the fact that one or more of the connectors on my ignitor module had become loose during transport. And to verify that my newly installed oven glow bar would glow. In...
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Posted By Mikal

Wolf R364G Burner/Griddle Ignitors

Hi Folks,

Hopefully someone can help steer me in the right direction here, or may have even heard of this situation.

We just moved and as part of the move I decided to replace the oven ignitor...
11-21-12, 08:04 PM
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Views: 1,903
Posted By Mikal

Yep, everything would seem to fit. I think I'll...

Yep, everything would seem to fit. I think I'll take that sucker apart again, but this time give it a good cleaning. Dumb not to have done that, but oiling the motor took a lot longer than expected...
11-21-12, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Mikal

Huh. So replaced the capacitor but had the same...

Huh. So replaced the capacitor but had the same result. But when I tried giving the motor a helping hand by spinning the fan it took right off.

I'd like to think that it just takes some time for...
11-18-12, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Mikal

Yep, i was going to mention that I had oiled both...

Yep, i was going to mention that I had oiled both the front & back ports...that back port WAS a major pain.

Will that capacitor have it's ratings labeled on it? Hopefully, but I guess I'll find...
11-18-12, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By Mikal

Thanks. So I did manage to oil the motor with...

Thanks. So I did manage to oil the motor with some 3-in-1, but it didn't take much oil and the fan does seem to turn freely. It's an Emerson ka55hxfwr-3683. So I'm wondering if I should try the...
11-17-12, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By Mikal

OK, lemme try again. Ruud Model UGYA-06NE-FR...

OK, lemme try again.

Ruud Model UGYA-06NE-FR

1. turn thermostat up
2. pilot lights
3. burner fires up
4. blower may or may not start (leaning more towards it not starting at all now...
11-17-12, 01:55 PM
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Views: 1,903
Posted By Mikal

Any thoughts? How do I isolate the blower? ...

Any thoughts? How do I isolate the blower? Since the furnace seems to light up fine and then shut down I'd guess it must be the blower or one of the associated controls? Or to circuit board...
11-15-12, 05:55 PM
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Views: 1,903
Posted By Mikal

Yes, vague at best. It's because I'm really...

Yes, vague at best. It's because I'm really uncertain as to what's happening and if I crank up the thermostat then whatever is happening has probably already happened by the time I get to the...
11-15-12, 10:35 AM
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Views: 1,903
Posted By Mikal

Ahhh, so that's a "pressure switch". Good to...

Ahhh, so that's a "pressure switch". Good to know. And just in case the pic is difficult to read it's a Ruud UGYA-06NE-FR.

Thanks!
11-14-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By Mikal

Problem with Blower...

Hi Folks,

Hopefully someone can help me to isolate my problem a bit, I'm not very familiar with my furnace. I *think* that the problem is with the blower itself, or maybe the limit switch. The...
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