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10-19-14, 08:27 PM
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Posted By racefan

Facshia board

I have a two story house and removed a 4'x43' service deck (wood was bad and the deck was never used) I want to put a 2"x10" facshia board up where the deck was. I'm wondering would it be better to...
12-08-13, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By racefan

They are tiny wires 18 or 20 gauge?

They are tiny wires 18 or 20 gauge?
12-08-13, 08:00 AM
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Views: 873
Posted By racefan

Thermostat wiring question

I'm replacing the thermostat for my ceiling heat in the downstairs. I have a Lux TCH 15a. My question is which terminals do I hook the wires to? I have 1red & 1white wire coming from the junction...
07-26-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By racefan

No kids peeing(grown & gone)-hasn't rained in...

No kids peeing(grown & gone)-hasn't rained in about a month.Alk. may be a little low but nothing severe.
07-25-09, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By racefan

PH keeps droping

I can't seem to keep the PH level stable in my above ground pool(12'x28'x6' deep end) I'll adjust it to 7.2-7.4 range then within a couple of days it's back down to 6.9-7.0 range.What do I need to do...
06-06-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By racefan

Filter Sand

How long does sand last(on the average) & how do you know it's needing to be changed? My sand is about ten years old,I backwash after I vacuum or whenever the psi increases.
I have a 16" Doughboy...
05-31-09, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By racefan

Trying to answer questions. 1)SQ feet of...

Trying to answer questions.
1)SQ feet of attic=It's a 2500 sf home (2 story so I'd guess 1250ish) there are 7 soffit vents(3 in front 4 in rear) 7 roof vents(1 in front 6 in rear) 1 gable vent at...
05-31-09, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By racefan

Gable Fans

I have a question about gable fans(powered ones) I have a 2500sqf house with a daylight basement.I have roof vents & gables vents.I also have 4 or 5 inches of that blown in insulation that looks like...
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Views: 3,662
Posted By racefan

I cheated & got lucky. You guys got me to...

I cheated & got lucky. You guys got me to thinking about the carb being gummed up, so I squirted some carb cleaner down the carb & let it set, then started it up & kept giving it tiny shots of carb...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,662
Posted By racefan

Briggs & Stratton Help

I have a Weed Eater brand walk behind mower.It ran fine last fall. When I fired it up last weekend, it runs for a couple of seconds then dies. It's just running on what gas is in the carb from...
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By racefan

29 gals. The one that is made for it has no inner...

29 gals. The one that is made for it has no inner frame was why I was wondering.Do you think 2"x2"s are enough?
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Views: 929
Posted By racefan

Cabinet Question

I'm going to build a stand for a saltwater aquarium. It will be 211/2"x201/2"x291/2"high.I'm thinking of using 1/2" MDF then painting it black.The tank will weigh appx. 250lbs. It will have 1 shelf...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By racefan

Septic tank Questions

I just had my tank pumped(1200 gals) A friend gave me some stuff called SEPTICARE, it says it is an Enzyme-Bacteria product.It has Lactobacillus strain,bacillus Lichenformic,Bacillus subtillus &...
09-07-08, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By racefan

It's a major pain but what I do is clean all...

It's a major pain but what I do is clean all leaves,fir tree needles etc. off the cover then pump off the dark gunky water & kinda clean the cover off so there is only clean water on top at that...
08-25-08, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,423
Posted By racefan

I knew I should not have spoke too soon. It is...

I knew I should not have spoke too soon. It is back to it's old tricks again. Thermostat bad?
08-24-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,050
Posted By racefan

Just a shot in the dark but you might try taking...

Just a shot in the dark but you might try taking the wires off the thermostat & cleaning them up.See my thread titled "hayward heater fixed?" worth a shot.
08-24-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,423
Posted By racefan

Hayward H1001 Heater fixed?

I've been having problems with my Hayward pool heater.It will ignite,heat the water to temp,shut off but would not reignite.If I unplug it from the power, plug it back in, it will ignite,heat,etc. I...
07-09-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,301
Posted By racefan

I misunderstood him him, it is the gas valve he...

I misunderstood him him, it is the gas valve he said that is bad.$275.00 plus shipping.
07-07-08, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,301
Posted By racefan

Took it apart everything is cleaned up,looks...

Took it apart everything is cleaned up,looks good.Still will not ignite. Hayward Tech. said low gas PSI or the burner orifice needs replaced if I remember correctly. Does that sound about right? I'm...
07-01-08, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,301
Posted By racefan

Pool Heater

I have a Hayward H1000 propane pool heater.It fired, brought the water up to temp shut off & now will not re ignite.You can hear the blower come on & the igniter click(new igniter) like it's trying...
06-23-08, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,141
Posted By racefan

Change to previous post. Now it seems it will not...

Change to previous post. Now it seems it will not ignite at all.
06-23-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,141
Posted By racefan

Hayward Heater

I have a Hayward H1000 Propane heater on an aboveground pool (12'x28'x6'deep end) It has been running great for the last 4 or 5 years. I fired it up this past weekend & it started without a hitch...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,546
Posted By racefan

Compost help

I am new at composting & my pile is not heating up.I think it's too small(3x3x2 about)I got ahold of some horse barn cleanings(manure,hay,worms)from a co worker.I added some of that but I think I...
06-03-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By racefan

Composting Question

I just started my first compost pile.How long should it take to heat up with daily aeration?
It's in a bin appx. 2' round & it's about 2' deep after wetting it down.
Replies: 25
Views: 4,044
Posted By racefan

Oh this this mower is FAR from new.I think it...

Oh this this mower is FAR from new.I think it came over on the Mayflower.As far as a cup holder I went to a boat store & got one of those that mount with 2 screws & swivels & mounted it on the side...
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