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Exclamation Dead Motherboard: Baking it in an oven?!?!

Okay here's the deal, I have a 2007 MacBook, the lid was closed nd the machine was sleeping, carelessly I made a very slight spill which ran down to the power port a bit before I could wipe it up, it...
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Valves are pretty easy to replace all things...

Valves are pretty easy to replace all things considered. But it is definitely NOT a part you'll find in a BigBox store. You will most like have to locate your areas Plumbers Supply shop, a store...
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Yes, I've been doing the radiation/heat loss...

Yes, I've been doing the radiation/heat loss calcs, and we've been insulating like mad. Half the house's sidewalls are now in closed cell foam, giving the sidewalls an R-30 average, the attic is been...
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New Boiler installation with a indirect fired domestic water. It's complicated.

Hey all.
For a change of pace, a problem is happening to my own home and not someone elses for a change... yay!:wall:

My home is over 100 years old, that's that same age as the current cast iron...
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Thanks for the reply! I went digging through my...

Thanks for the reply!
I went digging through my granfathers workshop and found some Delco-Moraine Automatic Brake Pad and Shoe Lubricant. That 30+ year old can had a goop that looks just like peanut...
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I just watched another video, on this site and...

I just watched another video, on this site and saw two things that no other video or person mentioned.
The two caliper bolts, is it possible to over-tighten them on my type of Ford?
Then brake...
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changed brake pads, now wheels are squealling and clicking, help?

Hello all!
Today I changed my brake pads for the first time. I knew my pads were getting old, so I watched some youtube videos, then went to my in town auto parts store for the Duralast pads and...
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I'm thinking the same now. I opened the case last...

I'm thinking the same now. I opened the case last night, and by the light of my florescent light, saw how "glittery" the grease was from all the little metal spurs and fillings.
This afternoon, I'm...
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A "slipping" Peerless/Tecumseh gearbox on my Lesco, help?

Hello, I have an older model Lesco 36" walkbehind that I bought used several years ago from a good and reputable grounds keeping company, it's a right fine machine. But there's been a few issues in...
01-25-10, 05:30 PM
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Thank you all for the helpful replies, I went...

Thank you all for the helpful replies, I went through and rechecked and redid all my work, and still had the problem even though it was all correct and should be working... BUT! I swapped out the...
01-24-10, 09:21 PM
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semi-complicated 3-way wiring problem

I have an unusual 3-way wiring conundrum that I'm hopeful someone can point to me what I'm doing wrong.
Fair warning, I'm not an electrician, though I did apprentice with one years ago.

Now my...
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KitchenAid refrigerator wiring diagram?

Hello all!
I have a very irritating problem, a (former)tenant decided to be mrfixit with the refrigerator, and so he cut out all the wires that went to everything but the compressor and blower. So...
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Here's some photos I just went out and took. ...

Here's some photos I just went out and took.
And thanks Xiphias, I'll ask there, and I do tend to get a little... wordy, sorry about that.

1228277589.jpg - Image - Photobucket - Video and Image...
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Radiator tales of woe...

Hello all, I have a problem I hope you all and your knowledge can help me with. But first some back story.
I've a century old house that has been through the ringer of one bad contractor after...
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I have one.... AND I LOVE IT! The one tool has...

I have one.... AND I LOVE IT!
The one tool has taken the place of several other tools.
Sure it sands great.
But it cuts so many things!
Trim and baseshoe for laminate floors, to cutting the tungs...
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I think I've just found the solution. A used...

I think I've just found the solution.
A used 1-to-3 phase converter on ebay that wasn't listed right and is only $75.00
Hopefully that'll work.

Always just a matter of persistence.


Thanks...
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powering a three phase table saw?

Hello
I've just bought a used Delta Table UniSaw, from a local furniture factory. A little problem none of us thought of was that that THIS large saw runs on 3-phase power, and of course our...
06-18-08, 03:28 PM
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I've never used the product you linked to, though...

I've never used the product you linked to, though I have used a similar product from TClear Corp, their "FinPan".
http://www.tclear.com/utilacrete/preformed.html

They're a marvelous product and...
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Thanks to both of you for the imput! See, this...

Thanks to both of you for the imput!
See, this is why I like this forum, such knowlegeable people that answer so fast... :)

Well the good news the mower is running again!
I took apart the...
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1960's Briggs engine, no spark, ideas?

Okay, firstly don't laugh, just because its old doesn't mean its a bad mower... I get enough jibes from my neighbors.

Earlier this year I got a 1960's era Hahn Eclipse Rolloway 25" reel mower...
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$3.86 to $4.09 localy for '92 gas. $4.39 for...

$3.86 to $4.09 localy for '92 gas.
$4.39 for diesel.

I drive a Ford Econoline Van with 8 cyliner triton engine that gets 15-20mpg. Worst of all, I drive several hundred miles a week.

What's...
05-15-08, 08:13 PM
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Well, thanks for the replies. I think I may...

Well, thanks for the replies.

I think I may have found a sollution. I have a product called "FranMar Soy Gel" It's a fantastic product for stripping paint/adhesive and it is completely non-toxic...
05-14-08, 09:51 PM
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Have you thought about afixing a length of gutter...

Have you thought about afixing a length of gutter to the facia on that side of the house?
Catching the water as it sheds off the roof before it has a chance to run down the wall might be the...
05-14-08, 09:43 PM
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A bathroom plastering dilemma...

My latest project is a bathroom remodel... cast iron clawfoot tub, walk-in steam shower, toilet and bidet all very nice... but anyways, this -was- a "Ward and June Clever" type bathroom that -WAS-...
05-11-08, 10:07 PM
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What you have is actually quite common. It's...

What you have is actually quite common.
It's cement. Yes, in bathrooms and wet areas they'd use actual CEMENT instead of plaster. The old gypsum board is actually what they used for lathe, and the...
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