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Those Duraforce engines are known to have coils...

Those Duraforce engines are known to have coils go bad in them. I have that exact same mower and have replaced my coil twice since 2008. When they run they run like a scalded dog but they will have...
08-16-15, 04:54 PM
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Posted By robrike

Ok, I can't upload photos from phone browser but...

Ok, I can't upload photos from phone browser but as I was carrying in groceries and saw one of those pod deals on the driveway moving. Thought it was maybe an ant but it was a catapilliar half out...
08-16-15, 03:44 PM
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Posted By robrike

Thanks for all the replies. If it needs to be...

Thanks for all the replies. If it needs to be relocated I can do that but I don't understand how it has thrived there for 20 years and never had this happen. Just yearly trimming is all. Now...
08-15-15, 11:27 PM
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Posted By robrike

Can anyone tell why this Cedar Bush is dying on one side???

I have a cedar bush about 8 feet tall on either side of my front door just off the porch. I trimmed all of my bushes and shrubs about 2 months ago about 3 weeks later I noticed one was starting to...
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Posted By robrike

Hey Cheese. You were right. I did what you...

Hey Cheese. You were right. I did what you suggested and put some starting fluid in it and got it to pop them reconnected and still got pops and occasionally 1 Second catch then noticed fuel coming...
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Posted By robrike

Ok. I verified my 3 lines are on correct. I...

Ok. I verified my 3 lines are on correct. I have fuel coming up into carb when I press primer bulb and then fuel leaves carb, goes into primer bulb thru second hose and then out into tank nipple...
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Posted By robrike

Ok. Thanks. I will look at it tomorrow and test...

Ok. Thanks. I will look at it tomorrow and test it. I will report my findings back and hopefully be able to go from there.
Robert
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Posted By robrike

Well, the primer and hoses came pre assembled in...

Well, the primer and hoses came pre assembled in the kit. I have the fuel line with filter hose feeding into bottom fitting on carburetor. There is a fitting on top of carburetor that has a hose...
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Posted By robrike

The one from the fuel filter line runs out the...

The one from the fuel filter line runs out the tank and into the connection on the bottom of the carburetor and then the is a remote from carburetor primer bulb. It has a fitting with return hose...
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Posted By robrike

Husqvarna 125B Blower has spark and fuel but no start

Hi.
I have a Husqvarna 125B blower I have owned since new for maybe 3 years now. One of my fuel lines was leaking a little so I ordered a fuel line kit and replaced the lines and since then cannot...
04-11-15, 08:01 AM
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Posted By robrike

Thank you for the response. That is certainly...

Thank you for the response. That is certainly some good info to have. I hope to be hitting this hard Monday with this new information. I will definitely keep you all posted. I hope it will be a...
04-10-15, 07:43 PM
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Posted By robrike

Unfortunately they were paid in full and the work...

Unfortunately they were paid in full and the work was performed in a span of 5 to 6 hours before I even knew about it. I happened to be returning home from fire training and saw a pickup truck in...
04-10-15, 05:58 PM
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Posted By robrike

$8,000 to encapsulate and Dehumidify 1200 sq ft???

Hello.
My father-in-law was quoted $8,000 to line a 1200 square foot crawl space with plastic and install a Mega Dry CS70 dehumidifier to keep the crawl space dry. There is a partial basement then...
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Posted By robrike

I took the entire assembly pictured, popped it in...

I took the entire assembly pictured, popped it in a vise and went for broke. I put a wrench on the slotted portion up top and even though it appeared to be cast as one piece, I got it to unscrew...
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Posted By robrike

Had to disassemble

Hey.
I held off as long as possible on fixing this but the drip turned into a steady stream and it is on my wife's side so I broke down and took the cold water in side off and brought it out from...
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Posted By robrike

Here are a couple of more pictures with better...

Here are a couple of more pictures with better angles. I am still wrestling with this bear. Any suggestions on whether that screws out or just pulls out would be truly appreciated.
Thanks,
Rob
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Posted By robrike

Here are photos with what I suppose would be the...

Here are photos with what I suppose would be the packing nut removed. There is some stringy black stuff that came out that could be crud or packing material or remnants of an o ring.
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Posted By robrike

I will try to get a photo tonight with the...

I will try to get a photo tonight with the packing nut off and upload.
Thanks for the tips.
Rob
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Posted By robrike

When I try to crank on the part with 2 flats it...

When I try to crank on the part with 2 flats it makes the entire faucet assembly move. It is stuck on there solid but looking at it it appears to be one with the sink casting to my old and tired...
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Posted By robrike

I have unscrewed the smaller nut on top and...

I have unscrewed the smaller nut on top and removed that piece. A very gunky distorted o ring came out with it and now that that nut is removed I am trying to pull the stem/cartridge out and it...
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Posted By robrike

Ok, so just unscrew the small nut and remove it? ...

Ok, so just unscrew the small nut and remove it? I assume the large nut hold the unit up into the sink openings. Would that explain my loosening/moving handles if the cartridge was worn?
Thank you...
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Posted By robrike

Does this bath sink use a cartridge replacement??

Hi.
I am on to new issues now that my other sink drain leak is fixed. My wife's bath sink faucet is a 2 handle deal and the cold side leaks a steady small stream. When you turn the handle from off...
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Posted By robrike

Pleased to report it is now leak free at the...

Pleased to report it is now leak free at the drain. I loosened a water supply line to have room to work and it leaks a little but that is cake work there. I ended up going with a bead of silicone...
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Posted By robrike

czizzi, I bought an all brass unit with no...

czizzi,
I bought an all brass unit with no plastic parts in it at all. It was a box store one that was $12 more than the all plastic unit. That was worth it to me. I had posted some time back...
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Posted By robrike

I will give that a try. At this point I have...

I will give that a try. At this point I have nothing to lose but a little more time. :)
Will give that a try this weekend and report back. Thanks for the tip.
Rob
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