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Reason for upper leak in bathroom tap

I have this tap in my bathroom that has water leaking on top of the sink.

I disassembled everything, checked the o-rings, tightened up the pipes and reinstalled it, but the problem remains.

Any...
04-29-19, 12:51 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Just as a follow-up, I tried the solution to...

Just as a follow-up, I tried the solution to reduce the flow with a ball valve on the outflow side of the pump, but you could tell the pump didn't really like it according to the noise.

So I...
04-16-19, 08:13 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Genius. That's exactly what I'll do. ...

Genius.
That's exactly what I'll do.

Thanks!
04-16-19, 05:45 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Reduce beer pump flow with voltage regulator

I'm looking for a solution to reduce the flow of this beer pump without buying a new one.

https://www.polsinelli.it/en/electric-pump-for-beer-novax-20-b-P1041.htm

Would you say I can do it with...
11-01-18, 04:53 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Don't worry, it's a kid pool about 5 ft diameter...

Don't worry, it's a kid pool about 5 ft diameter and less than a foot deep.

What about electrocution?
11-01-18, 01:59 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Heat above ground pool with immersion plunger

Just wondering.

Is there a risk of getting electrocuted using an immersion water heater in an above ground outdoor inflatable plastic kids pool that is just sitting on the grass and not connected...
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Posted By dude1x

Very tenacious trace of cement pot on stone terrace

I left a pot made of some kind of cement for some years on my terrace.

I tried to remove the trace with a metal brush rubbing like crazy, but to no avail (see photo).

Any idea of a chemical...
10-10-18, 12:00 PM
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Posted By dude1x

Voltage is 380V (I guess that means 400V)

Voltage is 380V (I guess that means 400V)
10-10-18, 10:18 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Cable size for sauna heater

I tried to calculate the cable size I need based on online calculators, but I'm still confused with the drop percentage and some other variables.

I need to connect an electric sauna stove as...
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Posted By dude1x

Vacuum cleaner diagnostic

I have this vacuum cleaner.

It stopped working and there was this very ugly smell of burnt electronics or something (but no smoke).

Just wondering if this is potentially a relatively easy...
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Posted By dude1x

Unbend piece of steel

I have a very old bike.

The only problem is that the head has been bent by a shock.

I'm wondering what would be the least suicidal approach to try to straighten it back without breaking it.
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09-15-17, 03:09 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Superb answer! Thanks a lot, that's exactly...

Superb answer!
Thanks a lot, that's exactly what I was looking for.
09-14-17, 08:11 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Fix tool on handle

I bought this tool, but there's no hole for a screw in it and it would be extremely hard to drill one.
Could anyone let me know what would be the best way to fix it to the handle?

Thanks
07-03-17, 03:38 AM
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Posted By dude1x

2 ground wires on a ceiling fan

Member is in Switzerland .

I'm installing a ceiling fan.

This black part will go against the ceiling.

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And this is the top of the fan.
05-04-17, 12:17 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Noise in kitchen sink

For a while, my kitchen sink has been making some noise every time after I use it.
It's not clogged at all, it's just a "blop, blop,..." sound for a minute or two.
I removed the siphon to clean it,...
01-17-17, 07:44 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Adjust hinges to prevent door from closing itself

Hi all,

The door of my flat has 3 hinges like on the pictures and it tends to close itself, which is annoying.

I'd like it to just stay open however widely it is.

Does anyone know a way to...
05-27-16, 06:29 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Here is the final result I bridged 2 and 4...

Here is the final result

I bridged 2 and 4 for more simplicity

Thanks again
05-26-16, 12:35 PM
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Posted By dude1x

That's exactly what I had in mind originally. ...

That's exactly what I had in mind originally.
Leaving the fridge intact is the way to go.
I don't know why most tutorials require to hack the fridge controller.
Thanks a million!
05-26-16, 05:51 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Digital temperature controller wiring

Members location is Switzerland.

I bought a digital temperature controller to convert a fridge into a fermentation chamber.
The idea is to have higher temperatures than the original fridge range....
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Posted By dude1x

That's what I thought too. Thanks for your...

That's what I thought too.
Thanks for your help!
Much appreciated.
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Posted By dude1x

It switches from 230V when the relay is not...

It switches from 230V when the relay is not "trying" down to between 220 and 224V when it makes it trying noise.

Thanks
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Posted By dude1x

When the relay is plugged to the compressor,...

When the relay is plugged to the compressor, there's some noise every 5 seconds as if it was "trying" and my multimeter goes down from 230VAC to 220 for a few seconds during these attempts.

I...
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Posted By dude1x

Unless there has been a leak, the amount of...

Unless there has been a leak, the amount of liquid shouldn't have changed and this fridge was working great till then, but I don't know how to check this.

I tried various temp adjustments to no...
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Posted By dude1x

Fridge diagnostic

When I plug my fridge, it starts making its normal noise for a couple of seconds and then stops.

I checked the ohms on the pins of the compressor, which gives 15, 19 and 26.

Any hint?

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03-20-15, 04:00 AM
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Posted By dude1x

Electric connections

Hi guys,

I'm installing an electric plug in the wall and I want to wire it from another existing socket (the one on the pictures).

I've done it a couple of times in the house without any...
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