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01-14-09, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Inky

Yes you can use Kero... but it is expensive! ...

Yes you can use Kero... but it is expensive!

I use "off road" diesel.

I have also been known to dump my deep fryer oil and used motor oil in as well (Diluted at least 50:1)
01-13-09, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,563
Posted By Inky

.... ....Only one line from the blower to...

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....Only one line from the blower to the pressure switch.


.....I did all that... The first HVAC guy noted the notches in the wheel (used for balancing) as possible defects.


....I...
01-13-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,563
Posted By Inky

I guess I should learn to keep a copy of what I...

I guess I should learn to keep a copy of what I type... another fifteen minutes of typing lost in cyberspace...

Not sure of exact model (as it is a friend's furnace) just Rheem 90 plus. It is...
01-13-09, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,563
Posted By Inky

PS: If I leave one of the knockout covers off...

PS: If I leave one of the knockout covers off (letting room air into the combustion chamber) it seems to help.
01-13-09, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,563
Posted By Inky

Rheem 90 plus inducer?

This is the second time I'm typing this... because the first thread got lost in cyberspace... :eek:

Problem: Draft inducer pressure switch dropping out.

History... It has been cold and windy....
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By Inky

I would avoid Pep Boys... (bad experience)... ask...

I would avoid Pep Boys... (bad experience)... ask your friends and neighbors.
Replies: 4
Views: 3,726
Posted By Inky

Lugnut, I know it is not charging, I just...

Lugnut,

I know it is not charging, I just don't know if it is the Generator or something else in the charging system.

Thanks,
Replies: 4
Views: 3,726
Posted By Inky

Question 12 volt Generator check

How do I check a generator to see if it is charging? It is on a 1978 Kubota tractor.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,631
Posted By Inky

re-lining

I recently had a chimney fire and need some help.

I have a stone fireplace with a wood burner insert. the chimney is constructed of concrete chimney block with terra-cotta lining and old stone...
02-16-05, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,562
Posted By Inky

Re-finishing [firearm refinishing color]

I have two old A.H. Fox doubles that I am restoring. One of them has no case color left. Can anyone tell me how to re-color the receiver to match the original appearance? If not, is there a way to...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,558
Posted By Inky

I am certainly no expert in this area, but I can...

I am certainly no expert in this area, but I can share the little knowledge I have.

Adjusting your pressure switch is not the only thing you need to do. You will also need to add air to your tank...
Replies: 10
Views: 5,830
Posted By Inky

Problem Solved...

Thank you for all the help.

This weekend I changed the tank. I installed a Well-X-Trol 203Pro. (32 Gal). It has a let down of 10.9 gallons (at 30/50). I am set up at 38/55. I have 36 psig in the...
Replies: 10
Views: 5,830
Posted By Inky

Thanks for the info, Pumpman. Would a larger...

Thanks for the info, Pumpman.

Would a larger tank cause the pump to run less often?

Would it cause problems?
Replies: 10
Views: 5,830
Posted By Inky

Pressure tank SQUEALING

My pressure tank recently started squealing. It seems to happen at the extreme high end of the diaphragm stroke. (I assume it has a diaphragm)

I am guessing it needs to be replaced... but I have a...
Replies: 6
Views: 6,394
Posted By Inky

Well CHEESE, You nailed it. The penetrating...

Well CHEESE, You nailed it.

The penetrating oil did the trick.

However, I have a few questions...

:confused: How does a FIBER clutch disk rust fast to a STEEL flywheel?

:confused: Why...
Replies: 6
Views: 6,394
Posted By Inky

Unhappy The book is a loose translation into "Jap-English".

This is a disk type clutch. All linkages are intact and properly adjusted. I can feel the spring tension from the pressure plate and it feels normal. The first time this happened, I used the tractor...
Replies: 6
Views: 6,394
Posted By Inky

Question 1978 Kubota L260 - Clutch Stuck

The clutch does not disengage when the pedal is depressed. It just started doing this. Is there anyone out there that knows what to do about this?
Replies: 3
Views: 1,596
Posted By Inky

Thanks KField, but I'm not sure if there is one....

Thanks KField, but I'm not sure if there is one. I installed the boiler myself and didn't purchase one. Unless it is included with the boiler itself or upstream of the circulator, there probably...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,596
Posted By Inky

Heat is OFF - Baseboards warm

I have a five year old Oil fired boiler for heat and hot water. With the thermostat off (confirmed), the first ~20 Ft. of baseboard gets hot. The further out you go it gets cooler. This is a single...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,083
Posted By Inky

YES!!! :) That would appear to be them. Do you...

YES!!! :) That would appear to be them. Do you know where I can get them?
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By Inky

Cheechee, I personally am not fond of the...

Cheechee,

I personally am not fond of the mushroom vents (I think they are ugly and they create more roof penetrations that could someday leak). If it were me, I would get rid of the mushrooms and...
07-16-04, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,662
Posted By Inky

You should be concerned! Attic insulation...

You should be concerned!

Attic insulation should be in the ceiling joists, not in the rafters. (provided it does not have finished living space)

Also, Baffles should have been used to prevent...
07-15-04, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,440
Posted By Inky

Extra R

In the long run, extra R is money saved.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By Inky

Hard to say!

Cheechee,

There is not enough info. to answer definitively. In order for roof ventilation to work properly, It must be balanced.

You need 1 Sq. Ft. of passive ventilation per 150 Sq. Ft. of...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,083
Posted By Inky

Question Obsolete Nail Gun?

:confused: I have an old nail gun made by ISM. I believe they call it a pallet nailer. It takes wire collated "no angle" nails up to about 2-1/2" long.

I can only find 15 degree angled nails in...
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