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Hi, yes chainbrake is released. I took it...

Hi, yes chainbrake is released.

I took it down through the clutch to the oiler, and found a little more of the twine and cleaned it out. It looks clean beyond it, no twine that I can see in the...
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Stihl 026 troubleshooting

All,

First let me say that this is my own darn fault. I was cutting a tree and failed to notice the old synthetic twine around it, threads of which fouled the chain, bar, and sprocket. The saw...
07-02-16, 09:29 AM
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OK, I picked up the tool referenced by joecap...

OK, I picked up the tool referenced by joecap above :

Faucet Handle/Compression Sleeve Puller-HDX168 - The Home Depot.

But the bottom of the hole in the center of the diverter handle is...
06-06-16, 06:01 PM
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Posted By oldscout2

Thank you all, that makes sense. I was able to...

Thank you all, that makes sense. I was able to pull the handle. I have one of the stem kits PJmax mentioned and will be back down to work on it in July.

Best Regards,
Oldscout2
06-05-16, 02:07 PM
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Diverter handle removal

Hi all,

I am restoring an old house and the diverter valve has locked in the shower. I can't find an apparent way to remove the handle so I can get to it. The hole in the middle does not lead to a...
10-19-15, 12:06 PM
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Posted By oldscout2

Hi Pete, yes: FA0794DUD. Thanks.

Hi Pete, yes: FA0794DUD.

Thanks.
10-19-15, 11:41 AM
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Frigidaire dehumidifier: AS code

Hi,

I have a Frigidaire 70 pt that is giving an "AS" code in status. It does seem to be pulling moisture though subjectively at a much slower clip than I remember. I gather it's an Ambient...
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OK, I assumed the Generac or Briggs and Stratton...

OK, I assumed the Generac or Briggs and Stratton were 2 stroke but was mistaken. Thanks for the info on the pump brands. May have to just run two gas cans.
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Recommendations on Power Washer

I need a light, small, highly portable pressure washer to help maintain my fixer upper houses. Does anyone have a recommendation on brands and models that you've been impressed with? Some of the...
07-26-13, 05:39 PM
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After my lack of success in trapping and not...

After my lack of success in trapping and not seeing any new droppings for a couple of days, I decided to coat the two entrances in ash to see if there was any discernable movement or disturbance, or...
07-22-13, 03:03 PM
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We should be south and east of packrat range but...

We should be south and east of packrat range but I'll keep it in mind... the scat looks like it could be a match. Update on trap, carrots and lettuce got no hits last night.
07-21-13, 02:44 PM
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Quick update... I'm sure the warren is still...

Quick update... I'm sure the warren is still active, there is fresh scat and detritus there today. Any thoughts on ID and bait for the trap? I may pick up a camera as suggested but need to...
07-21-13, 06:31 AM
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Help ID this Warren and Latrine please

Hi All,

I got back from some time fishing and found this near the back door of my house. I assume this to be Racoon but I'm not sure. I'd leave it be normally, however I have a mastiff and it's...
03-27-12, 06:55 AM
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I like the idea of the bucket trap but I can only...

I like the idea of the bucket trap but I can only imagine residue at the bottom of the bucket after 3 months :eek:

Regarding the sonic traps, is the issue that they don't work at all, or don't...
03-26-12, 04:53 PM
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Posted By oldscout2

Thats pretty neat chandler, and I bet very...

Thats pretty neat chandler, and I bet very effective too :D
03-26-12, 03:42 PM
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Hi Larry, thanks for the response, I don't...

Hi Larry, thanks for the response, I don't personally mind the rat snakes but the wife does. The cabin is in a very wild area and I have discontinued poison due to the potential cascade effects you...
03-26-12, 03:06 PM
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Posted By oldscout2

Mice in Cabin Stove -- how to make the space threatening?

All,

I have a classic problem of mice in, around, and through the stove in my cabin. I leave the stove with the back panels off, door open, drawer out, burners out, et al to make the space as...
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Thanks, did some research based on your response...

Thanks, did some research based on your response and will be going with black stainless screen. Kinda expensive but looks like the right one.
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Screening for saltwater environments

Hi all, I did a quick search but didn't find anything.

I have a screened in porch in a saltwater environment, and the old screen is rotted. I need to replace it and would like to put in something...
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I may have answered my own question, after some...

I may have answered my own question, after some research and further troubleshooting I appear to have extremely high resistance across the element. Thanks
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GE JPB76 Bake Element doesn't heat properly.

Hi,

Thanks for looking.

I have a GE JPB76G with a lower element that will not heat properly. The Element *looks* contiguous. It heats, but will not heat fully, oven stays @ 200 degrees or so....
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Posted By oldscout2

Thanks for all the suggestions and information...

Thanks for all the suggestions and information guys, I do appreciate it! GregH, agreed, I am sure the Porter Cable is a much better quality unit than the delwalt.

George
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Thanks GregH, I checked that one out at your...

Thanks GregH, I checked that one out at your recommendation. Looks like a good heavy unit. My concern tho is sand dust that I run into in to at the beach and silt dust I encounter frequently in the...
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Well Gunguy, thats a good point, it could be a...

Well Gunguy, thats a good point, it could be a small rollable as long as I could get it into the back hatch of a RAV4, up steps, etc... need a fairly small footprint. I have to use the old rav4...
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Posted By oldscout2

Luggable HD compressor for framing gun use?

Hi. I realize there have been several Air compressor threads but upon a search I havent seen what I need and could use some advice please. I work on restoring 3 very old houses in my spare time and...
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