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Found the problem. :) I took the filler tube...

Found the problem. :)

I took the filler tube off the elbow fitting. As I suspected there was no air coming out!

So I took the entire assembly apart again. When I had done it the first time,...
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Yes, the parts exploded view shows how the parts...

Yes, the parts exploded view shows how the parts go together - the valve with two plates on top, however the plates are not identical and neither are the two valve openings or the places where the...
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I don't know why the elbow fitting broke. I was...

I don't know why the elbow fitting broke. I was doing some quarter round installation, took one piece to the saw to cut it, and while I was doing that the compressor came on and stayed on far longer...
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There is no noise (hissing) coming from the...

There is no noise (hissing) coming from the compressor at all when it's not running. I don't believe there are any leaks although I have not checked for them with a soapy solution (I have the...
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Hmmm ... Replaced the cylinder head, the...

Hmmm ...

Replaced the cylinder head, the gasket and the elbow fitting. Turned on the power and watched the gauges. Pressure did not rise, so I turned it off. Any ideas what can cause this?
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I couldn't wait any longer for a response from...

I couldn't wait any longer for a response from WEN. I called up by telephone, had to wait for 10 people to be served ahead of me (I think maybe 30-40 minutes), finally got a fellow on the line who...
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Yes, I believe the elbow is supposed to be a...

Yes, I believe the elbow is supposed to be a separate part, for the reason you state, Dixie2012, it just seems to be frozen in place. I don't have a tap and die set, but if I can't get the parts,...
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I don't have any PB Blaster, but could try shots...

I don't have any PB Blaster, but could try shots of WD40. I don't think it's a matter of rust, though, as the elbow fitting is made of cast brass and the cylinder head is made of aluminum. But worth...
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OK, the extractor did NOT work. It's like the...

OK, the extractor did NOT work. It's like the broken piece of the elbow fitting is welded into the cylinder head. I was watching a Youtube video of a man replacing the cylinder head gasket and he...
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Thanks, PJmax, I forgot all about those...

Thanks, PJmax, I forgot all about those extractors. I think I have a few laying around. I'll see if one is the right size to get the thing out. I'd much rather replace just the fitting if I can. If...
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PowerPro Compressor Repair

I have a PowerPro 6gal Oil Lubricated Horizontal Air Compressor on which the elbow connector to the cylinder head broke. It cracked and now I cannot get the connector off the cylinder head. I was...
05-28-20, 04:46 AM
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Repair of Portuguese Floor Corker

I've had a red Portuguese floor corker for years which has made it quite easy to cork my wine bottles with any size of cork. Unlike hand models, this corker squeezes corks to fit any size of bottle...
05-12-20, 01:50 PM
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Yes, I have been thinking of a 5 AMP unit, enough...

Yes, I have been thinking of a 5 AMP unit, enough to drive the tool under load.

Looks like the idea of using parts from the charger is too complicated, even if that should be possible. I opened it...
05-11-20, 05:00 PM
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Thanks, guys, I understand that using a power...

Thanks, guys, I understand that using a power supply that is larger than 2.2 Amps is preferable to ensure I have sufficient power to drive the tool, but there is a point at which it will exceed the...
05-11-20, 09:51 AM
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Conversion of Battery Powered Oscillating Tool to Corded

I have a light duty oscillating tool (multicrafter) that is several years old, but has had very little use. I would like to convert it from battery powered to corded because the battery no longer...
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Stone Coat Countertops

I am considering redoing my countertops, and came across this site selling stone coat epoxy to refinish countertops rather than replace them. Has anyone here attempted doing this? Is it hard to do?...
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Thanks, XSleeper. I don't see anything at...

Thanks, XSleeper.

I don't see anything at Amazon that would be suitable. Once I take the carpeting off, I'll see if I can use wood filler to smooth out any imperfections, then glue veneer to it so...
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I had a paint discussion with a chemical engineer...

I had a paint discussion with a chemical engineer (PhD) a few years back. He told me that the paint industry has changed so much that today, regardless of brand, if you buy their premium paint there...
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Best Material for Tight Curves on Stair Risers

I have a spiral staircase running from my basement to the second floor with carpeting on the steps. The nosing on the top step (second floor) is a mere 3/8" above the subfloor which works with the...
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Thanks for all responses. I'll try some Kroil...

Thanks for all responses. I'll try some Kroil penetrating oil applied repeatedly around the tube and see what happens.
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Stubborn Tub Drain Won't Turn

I have a tub on which I want to replace the drain assembly because the push down drain plug is too long for the drain tube threaded onto the drain pipe and won't seal. I have purchased a new properly...
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Here is what was holding the cabinet part in...

Here is what was holding the cabinet part in place!

It seems the installers were to lazy too get their heads in the cabinets so rather than securing the cabinets to the wall with screws at right...
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111334Have a photo, but uploaded upside down, yet...

111334Have a photo, but uploaded upside down, yet opens upright on my PC! The unfinished piece of wood at the back is where the two screws were attaching the cabinet to the under side of the counter.
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There are no screws behind hinges. I have taken...

There are no screws behind hinges. I have taken off the doors and hinges and the drawer, including the drawer guides. All that is left of the cabinet is the shell - frame with bottom box and sides...
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How to Get Kitchen Cabinet Out

I purchased a new Samsung dishwasher a couple of weeks ago. The old one, a 30 year old Kitchenaid was still working but had seen better days! The old machine had connections at the front for...
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