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12-06-10, 01:58 PM
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Thanks PD, I've been talking with a few...

Thanks PD,

I've been talking with a few computer repair guys, and electronic people. Nobody wants to touch it. They're afraid of frying the circuit board. One guy suggested taking aluminum foil...
12-03-10, 10:45 AM
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Views: 1,649
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Kodak ZX1 video cam battery tabs

Hi,

The metal spring loaded battery tab on my Kodak ZX1 cam corder just snapped off. If I send it to Kodak for repairs, I might as well buy another camera instead. I tried to use a metal washer as...
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Views: 996
Posted By Jethro buckeye

boiler is short cycling

My friend has a new gas fired Utica boiler and steam radiators throughout the house. just replaced the same boiler that was 20 years old. when it builds pressure, the cut off valve shuts down....
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Views: 1,001
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Thanks Hobby, I've talked with a few stove...

Thanks Hobby,

I've talked with a few stove shops and they say the same thing. He'll use 8" pipe all the way up. Thanks, JB
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Posted By Jethro buckeye

woodstove reducing 8" to 6"

My friend has a woodstove that has an 8" exhaust opening on the back of the stove. Wants to install a dura plus 6" cathedral system. Can this be done? thanks, JB
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Views: 676
Posted By Jethro buckeye

loading MP3s onto an IPod

I'm borrowing my sons IPOD and I know the format is MP4, but how can I download mp3 off my computer onto the ipod? Someone told me it's not possible, but I'm sure someone out there knows the...
11-17-09, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,793
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Thank you Ray for your help on this. JB

Thank you Ray for your help on this. JB
11-16-09, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,793
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Thanks PCB, I have another question about...

Thanks PCB,

I have another question about the ground. An electrian told me that I could use #10 ground wire instead of #6 but I need an 8ft ground rod at the garage sub panel. Is that true?
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11-16-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,793
Posted By Jethro buckeye

sub panel questions- thhn and gray pipe

Hi to all,

I plan on running #6 THHN thru gray pipe to my garage 90 feet away for a 50A subpanel. I plan on connecting the gray pipe from the main to the sub panel. Can I run the gray pipe along...
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Views: 3,846
Posted By Jethro buckeye

removing paint from soap stone sink

I have an old soapstone sink that was painted on the exterior only. How should I remove this old paint? thanks, JB
09-09-09, 03:21 PM
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Views: 5,538
Posted By Jethro buckeye

thanks to all that responded. I called an...

thanks to all that responded. I called an electrician and he suspects the lower element in the electric water heater is bad since the slight current is intermittent and coincides with the water...
09-04-09, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,538
Posted By Jethro buckeye

slight electric current from shower head

As strange as it sounds, when I adjust the shower head, I feel a very slight electrical current. There has been no electrical work done in years. Where should I start and how does one diagnose the...
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Views: 5,171
Posted By Jethro buckeye

cleaning scuff marks on Thule roof box

Hi to all,

I bought a used black Thule roof box with several scuff marks on it that looks like yellow paint. The manufacturer says only to used soap and water and not a solvent based product. any...
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Views: 886
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Rick, Thanks for you reply. I've been told...

Rick,

Thanks for you reply. I've been told that I need a firewire PCI card. I have a toshiba satelite notebook and also a Sony Vaio desktop. They both have movie maker on them. Can I assume that...
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Views: 886
Posted By Jethro buckeye

need to transfer video tape to computer

I have a Sony TRV 350 camcorder and would like to save video on my laptop to edit and burn onto DVD. I have the imagemixer USB driver installed. Is there anything else I need to make the transfer?...
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Views: 1,054
Posted By Jethro buckeye

connecting direct TV to AV reciever and LCD

I have a set up question. I have a DVD player, Yamaha RX 661 -7.1 AV reciever and a LG LCD with three HDMI connections. The DVD player is old and has no HDMI connections.

Do I connect the HDMI...
10-07-08, 12:47 PM
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Views: 1,783
Posted By Jethro buckeye

ornamental grasses

First you must identify the genus and species of the grass. Most common genus in Miscanthus. These grasses are popular because they have few pest problems and the deer can't digest them. Right now...
10-07-08, 12:35 PM
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Views: 1,064
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Needles shedding on pines, very common right now

At this time of year, most conifers in the northeast start to lose their older needles. As the days grow shorter and nights get cooler, white pines, spruce, hemlocks, etc start to shed their older...
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Views: 560
Posted By Jethro buckeye

slab prep for laminate

I'm also close to laying down laminate on a concrete slab. There are several high and low spots. I've read about grinders being used to shave down the high spots. I'm wondering if this is a machine...
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Views: 40,910
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Thanks Guys, I thought that would be a...

Thanks Guys,

I thought that would be a solution. Maybe a cutting torch? only kidding. Thanks, JB
Replies: 6
Views: 40,910
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Stripped set screw on Moen shower handle

You've heard the story I'm sure. In an attempt to replace O rings, I took my allen wrench to the set screw holding the single control handle in place. While trying to back out the set screw, it...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Rick, The Yamaha xv 661 has a small...

Rick,

The Yamaha xv 661 has a small microphone that you place in the center of the sitting area and it automatically balances all of the seven speakers. I'm not sure about the sub. I've decided to...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By Jethro buckeye

Rick, There are too many twists and turns to...

Rick,

There are too many twists and turns to pull 2 wires through. I will check the Yamaha and see if its 4 ohms. I may just forget it and leave it alone. thanks for you reply. JB
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By Jethro buckeye

two speakers on one line

Just thought about the load of 16 OHMs on the receiver if the speakers are wired in series instead of parallel. JB
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Views: 1,251
Posted By Jethro buckeye

connect two inwall speakers together

I've got a 7.1 Yamaha receiver in my basement home theatre. I've got four locations with in wall speakers(two behind the sitting area and one of the left and one on the right. The right inwall...
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