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Today, 12:17 PM
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Thank you all for the replies. It's...

Thank you all for the replies. It's disheartening to watch what has happened in the past 15 years and I can only imagine if it keeps doing what it's doing how bad that area of my yard will be. I...
Today, 09:15 AM
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Views: 97
Posted By erniebanks

Stream management

On my property is a stream that used to be about 12" wide. Over the years it has grown from erosion to be about 60" wide or more. Behind my property is another stream that does not seem to be...
01-01-20, 05:13 PM
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Posted By erniebanks

Electrical line

I recently bought a house that was built in 1916. It has a detached garage and there's a 12-2 w/ground romex cable that goes about 50 feet to it from the house. Someone ran the line underground in...
12-26-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By erniebanks

I don't know any pressures. I did check the four...

I don't know any pressures. I did check the four fittings and they all are tight. When I cracked on of them open just a tiny bit there was pressure so I tightened it right away. I am going to call...
12-26-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By erniebanks

Thanks you guys. I don't have the equipment to...

Thanks you guys. I don't have the equipment to recharge so I'm hoping to find a leak then hire an HVAC man to charge it, like I did when I first got it.
12-26-19, 09:48 AM
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Views: 153
Posted By erniebanks

Mini split system

I hope everyone had a very nice Christmas.

I have a mini split by Fujitsu that services my bedroom. Back in the spring I noticed it was not giving cool air anymore so of course I didn't use it...
12-17-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By erniebanks

The manual says the accessories includes a...

The manual says the accessories includes a charging cable that would plug into a wall outlet, but I bought it used and I don't have one. It has to be some sort of adapter to plug into a 120 circuit...
12-17-19, 12:52 PM
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Posted By erniebanks

What is it? Is there a picture?

What is it? Is there a picture?
12-17-19, 12:30 PM
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Views: 287
Posted By erniebanks

Charging the generator battery

I have a Generac 6500 generator with a battery for easier starting. However, the battery has lost most of its charge and won't start the generator. I can't find the charging cable and I'm not even...
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Posted By erniebanks

Chain saw

I have a Husqvarna 18" chain saw, Model 450. Recently the chain came off and it wouldn't go back on the bar when I tried. The chain wouldn't fit in the slot on the bar. I bought a new Husqvarna...
11-12-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By erniebanks

Thanks for the reply. I am sure it's out of...

Thanks for the reply. I am sure it's out of refrigerant not only because it doesn't cool but that man that came in to check it told me there's none in it. I don't want to pay his sky high costs so...
11-12-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By erniebanks

Freon leak

I have a mini-split system that's about 5 years old and that worked fine until this past summer when I no longer got any cooling out of it. All components of the system work fine so I figured the...
11-06-19, 04:29 PM
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Views: 200
Posted By erniebanks

Thank you, Dane. Have a great night.

Thank you, Dane. Have a great night.
11-06-19, 02:59 PM
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Views: 200
Posted By erniebanks

Canned peas

I just got a great deal on canned peas. I bought a 6 pound can but there's no way I will eat all of them in a short time. How can I freeze them? Thanks.

Rich
09-05-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By erniebanks

Thank you. That's an interesting concept. All...

Thank you. That's an interesting concept. All that's in front of it is an ironing board but I will remove that the next time I turn the AC on and see what happens. If it still cycles on and off...
09-05-19, 07:10 AM
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Views: 335
Posted By erniebanks

Thanks, Pilot Dane. I measured my room and it's...

Thanks, Pilot Dane. I measured my room and it's 260 sq. ft. (13 x 20) and I just looked at an ac calculator and it calls for a 7000 btu. Is that what you come up with?
09-05-19, 01:57 AM
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Views: 335
Posted By erniebanks

Window A.C. Unit

Last week I bought a Whirlpool 5000 BTU window A.C. unit and have been using it for the past couple nights. I can hear the compressor constantly turn on. Is that normal and doesn't that use more...
09-02-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By erniebanks

Thanks for the suggestion and it's a very good...

Thanks for the suggestion and it's a very good one, but my daughter is going to be renting the house from us and she said she wants that vinyl product. She will have two years to decide if she and...
09-01-19, 04:59 PM
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Views: 366
Posted By erniebanks

Vinyl floor tiles

I recently bought a house that has vinyl flooring in the kitchen that must be taken up. I am going to use 18" x 18" self sticking vinyl tiles instead. Must I remove the one piece vinyl flooring or...
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Posted By erniebanks

Home protection

I live in a home built in 1880 so it's practically all plaster walls. I have three egress doors plus a sliding patio door. I would like to put in some sort of alarm system that goes to my bedroom...
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Views: 973
Posted By erniebanks

Thanks for the info. I ordered a new power...

Thanks for the info. I ordered a new power adapter and it just came in today and all is well. Thankfully I don't have to buy a new battery.
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Views: 973
Posted By erniebanks

I'm beginning to think the battery is bad. I see...

I'm beginning to think the battery is bad. I see the green light from the charger is on but it's not doing anything. So I will wait until Monday when I am supposed to get the new charger and go...
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By erniebanks

Thanks for the reply. The charger I have is the...

Thanks for the reply. The charger I have is the one that came with the laptop when I bought it in 2018. I have been getting that message for at least a month and perhaps longer. I get a green...
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Views: 973
Posted By erniebanks

Laptop charger

I have a Dell laptop that was manufactured in 2017. I get a message that states: "The AC power adapter is not recognized. Please connect the correct Dell AC power adapter for best system...
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Views: 704
Posted By erniebanks

Fluorescent light ballast

I changed several light ballasts today and I had an interesting experience with one. I have been doing ballast replacements since 1968 but this is one which I had never seen. The fixture was a...
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