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10-23-14, 05:58 PM
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Temp was around 45, clear, dry. Not sure,...

Temp was around 45, clear, dry. Not sure, usually around 45 or so it switches to gas. maybe it was right on the outdoor stat setting.
10-23-14, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By mwpayne

Coleman Model 2960 T.H.E 90 furnace issue

This is a dual-fuel heatpump-gas combo. I noticed this morning (first time temp low enough for the gas to come on) the heat pump started first, after a couple of minutes it stopped. I then heard...
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Views: 6,881
Posted By mwpayne

Contractor sales person at HD said that the...

Contractor sales person at HD said that the 'premium' has either more or better quality treatment against rot, etc. I'd love to verify that before spending the extra $$.
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yes I'm using pressure treated. Thanks for the...

yes I'm using pressure treated. Thanks for the info, I'll see if I can find out any difference in the pressure treatment.
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Views: 6,881
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#1 or #2 grade for deck planks?

I'm having to replace my deck floor, but I'm finding a $500 difference between using standard grade decking vs premium. Other than appearance, is std just as durable, or should I bite the bullet and...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-27-14, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By mwpayne

I've had a tankless for about 4 years now. While...

I've had a tankless for about 4 years now. While it works as its supposed to, I'd not do it again. All the listed issues above are true, especially annoying are waiting longer for hot water to get...
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Views: 12,724
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I've had one of those vents for many years with...

I've had one of those vents for many years with zero issues. I do make a point to clean it every couple of years, but it never had much lint buildup at all. And I've damaged it before by pulling...
07-28-13, 04:36 AM
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Views: 918
Posted By mwpayne

True cost of R22

I have a slow leak in my 14 year old coleman heat pump. It is part of a T.H.E 90 gas furnace, a dual fuel system, a guu a few years ago detected the slow leak in the condenser. This spring I...
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Views: 957
Posted By mwpayne

Screen deck ideas

I have a large back deck, probably 24x14, but its just too darn hot to use most of the summer. One guy quoted 3K just for materials to build a screen porch on about 1/2 of it.
Are there options...
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Views: 673
Posted By mwpayne

Good tire source

Hi All

Finally my old 1983 yard king badly needs tires. 15X6.00 for front and 18x9.50-8 for rear. Wondering where's a good place to buy? Lots on ebay, not sure of quality.
I know, tires are...
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Views: 1,130
Posted By mwpayne

Nope just shifts straight across. Nothing I need...

Nope just shifts straight across. Nothing I need to do, huh? Alrighty, thanks for the help.
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Views: 1,130
Posted By mwpayne

Yard King by Murray trans maintenance

I bought this old gal used about 20 years ago, has worked great all this time. I do what maintenance (oil changes, belts, etc.) that I can figure out, but is there any maintenance to be done to the...
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Views: 1,012
Posted By mwpayne

Great, thanks much! That's the answer I hoped...

Great, thanks much! That's the answer I hoped i'd get. I'll remove the rod and take it to big box store.
I can't help but brag on my old mower. I've watched neighbors go thru 3 or 4 mowers while...
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Views: 1,012
Posted By mwpayne

Great idea, if only I could weld. Maybe my...

Great idea, if only I could weld. Maybe my neighbor can do it.
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Views: 1,012
Posted By mwpayne

Old yardman tractor metal wearing

I've got a really old yardman yard tractor, mid-80's I believe. The old girl runs and mows wonderfully. The steering has a metal rod connected to both front wheels for turning. This rod goes into a...
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Views: 1,400
Posted By mwpayne

There's a kit that includes flapper and seat. I...

There's a kit that includes flapper and seat. I had same issue, installed kit, done.
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Posted By mwpayne

I thought that too, but the belt is...

I thought that too, but the belt is attached/around something in the engine. Won't pull out. So dang dark in there, can't get a good look at it until tomorrow.
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Views: 1,568
Posted By mwpayne

Craftsman mower won't pull itself

Guys, I have a craftsman 5.5hp 22" walk-behind mower that suddenly became a push mower. Belt is a bit tattered but not broken. When engaging the drive, the belt doesnt turn. Cant really see what...
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Views: 3,402
Posted By mwpayne

Where and how to buy riding mower tires?

I have a nearly 30 year old yardman lawn tractor. It has the original tires, finally needs new ones. The back ones say 12 inch, but the front says 15X6.00.6. Not entirely sure what that means....
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Views: 5,001
Posted By mwpayne

I saw the triangle shape line at HD, but looked...

I saw the triangle shape line at HD, but looked much shorter than the sears line. May try it anyway, or buy the $25 head that goes with it. I hated winding cord, glad that's not an issue with the...
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Views: 5,001
Posted By mwpayne

Thats the good thing about this craftsman, it too...

Thats the good thing about this craftsman, it too uses a single string inserted, then it comes out in two holes, easy. Sears has the black heavy duty cord, then the regular red one. No difference...
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Views: 5,001
Posted By mwpayne

Weedeater string options

Guys, are there suitable string replacements that hold up better than the OEM string? I see lots of cutter-type adaptors at the big box stores, but what really works? I have a chain link fence that...
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By mwpayne

Old faithful needs a few parts

Hi Guys

I have an OLD yard king by murray lawn tractor, model 4-36513x5, date code 3183. I'd like to find a source for parts for it, but I really need a replacement gas cap. This cap has the...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,624
Posted By mwpayne

Metal building paint advise needed

Hey Guys
I've inherited a 14x10x8 metal storage bulding. It was supposed to have been painted when it was delivered (approx 6 years ago) it never was. So, I've got rust streaks in the roof, and...
03-06-12, 04:25 PM
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Views: 8,068
Posted By mwpayne

Thanks, but is there any way to use a regular...

Thanks, but is there any way to use a regular drill? I'm just a regular homeowner guy, no hammer drill. Now off to google hammer drill, since I don't know what that is..:)
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