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09-05-15, 06:34 PM
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Posted By travislm23

kitchen circuits questions

I finally got my old fuse box upgraded to a 200amp breaker box, and the first night when using the microwave trips the breaker (20 amp) the toaster was also on. So ive been reading alot to find out...
07-10-15, 08:54 PM
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Views: 746
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When I put the jack at that location the joists...

When I put the jack at that location the joists were tight to the beam. They have rolled away in the past couple years. The wires have made their way up as the floor sinks. Should I try to push the...
07-10-15, 07:25 PM
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Views: 746
Posted By travislm23

how do I keep my floor from falling!?

My kitchen floor is sinking under my fridge. I noticed this shortly after purchasing my home 8 years ago. I thought I was doing the right thing by adding a floor jack under the fridge, now the floor...
05-14-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By travislm23

With a 4 ft level laid level in the middle of the...

With a 4 ft level laid level in the middle of the high spot is about a 1/4" gap at either end. With about 12" from there to the tub and on the other side is a wall that the toilet is on. I am...
05-14-15, 04:28 PM
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Views: 833
Posted By travislm23

tiling uneven floor

Im in the process of remodeling a bathroom. My floors are very uneven. There is a crown over one of the floor joists in the middle and a slope downward on either side with some dips. The high spot...
04-24-15, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By travislm23

I finally got everything out and my sleeve in. Im...

I finally got everything out and my sleeve in. Im going to replace the galvanized pipe to the lav. And tub since its always clogging, and now that im looking at all new walls and floor because I...
04-09-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By travislm23

thank you for the reply. Yes hand dug. I spoke...

thank you for the reply. Yes hand dug. I spoke with the inspector and I do have to install a sleeve. I was planning to install a cleanout just outside the house. Did not cross my mind to add one in...
04-08-15, 07:24 PM
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Views: 1,269
Posted By travislm23

4910349104 I was on mobile site had to go to full...

4910349104 I was on mobile site had to go to full site to get image thanks
04-08-15, 07:04 PM
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Views: 1,269
Posted By travislm23

sewer line/soil pipe replacement

I came to the conclusion to replace the sewer line frome the house to septic tank (120 ft) after having blockages just after a jetting. I was told that it was orangeburg pipe. And was quoted an...
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Views: 3,052
Posted By travislm23

Space Ray infrared gas heater

We have 4 space ray infrared natural gas heaters in our shop. There are 2 on each side controlled by 2 separate thermostats. One side is not working. I have checked the breaker and changed the...
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By travislm23

speaker ohms

I am in the process of installing a stereo in my basement garage. I am unsure of the importance of matching the ohms rating from the receiver to the speaker. My receiver is an older surround sound...
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Views: 663
Posted By travislm23

stainless liner?

I just had my woodstove chimney rebuilt. Pretty much from the ground up. My question is.. should I go ahead and put in a stainless liner with wrap around insulation? Or should I use it till I need a...
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Views: 476
Posted By travislm23

fireplace damper handle

How can I identify the brand of damper on my fireplace. The handle is broken and I need a new one. It is a "ratchet" type. I cannot find any maker marks or stampings on it. I have found some online...
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Views: 655
Posted By travislm23

Is the door riveted on or bolted? I dont...

Is the door riveted on or bolted? I dont remember.. if bolted could have lost one. If there is a plastic cover should be able to remove the fuel cap and I think 3 screws on filler neck to remove the...
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Views: 916
Posted By travislm23

That sensor on the middle of the dash is for...

That sensor on the middle of the dash is for daytime running lamps... there is no "pin" switch for the light it is controlled by the door latch. Try spraying some wd-40 into all of the door latches...
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By travislm23

Have you checked all the fuses?. Check them with...

Have you checked all the fuses?. Check them with a continuity guage. Particularly the main fuse. Could be half shot allowing enough current to flow at idle. But then struggle and cut power while...
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Views: 760
Posted By travislm23

I have new tires installed before alignment. New...

I have new tires installed before alignment. New wheel bearings , upper and lower ball joint, inner & outer tie rods, brakes, rotors, calipers, tires. I cant figure out windows 8 so pic is from my...
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Views: 760
Posted By travislm23

thrust angle alignment question

Ok I have a 95 ranger that i have been working on. I have pretty much rebuilt the front end. All new brakes, ball joints, and inner & outer tie rods (200 k miles everything was gone) new spring...
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Views: 5,249
Posted By travislm23

Did your brother-in-law rebuild the carb while it...

Did your brother-in-law rebuild the carb while it was apart? There is a diaphragm in the carb that acts as the fuel pump. These can get hard and brittle and not operate properly
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Views: 1,272
Posted By travislm23

Corroded conection? Possible a bad ground... they...

Corroded conection? Possible a bad ground... they can caouse all kinds of problems
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Since you have had them apart didnt work-...

Since you have had them apart didnt work- wiggled- worked then stopped.First look at the connector.. they can corrode and make a bad connection... look for a greenish color onboth sides. Look to make...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By travislm23

Probably an idler or tensioner pully. Possibly...

Probably an idler or tensioner pully. Possibly alternator bearing. You can get a mechanics stethoscope from parts store for a few bucks.. touch it to differnt parts till you hear it plain as day......
Replies: 15
Views: 8,891
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Unfortunatly, thats the nature of touch up paint....

Unfortunatly, thats the nature of touch up paint. Even the stuff you get from dealer.. with a new car, is likely a different color. Works ok for rock chips and very small scratches. large areas can...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,074
Posted By travislm23

If this only happend when a/c is on most likely...

If this only happend when a/c is on most likely the drain is clogged. Backflushing as you described may temporarily clear the clog (you are pushing it back into the heater box). One way to know if is...
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Views: 8,891
Posted By travislm23

Looks to me that most will polish out by hand...

Looks to me that most will polish out by hand with some rubbing compound. I would try that before sanding. After that see what your left with. If you can feel the scratch with your fingernail by...
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