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Win 10 is tempermental. (it used to work...

Win 10 is tempermental. (it used to work better...)

Win 7 pro works fine.

Location is the same.
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Dude, you totally lost me. But, I appreciate you...

Dude, you totally lost me. But, I appreciate you taking the time to comment.
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Thanks for everyone's Two Cents.

Thanks for everyone's Two Cents.
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'Considering a new DVR

I'm thinking about cancelling my Dish TV and moving back to cable. However my Dish package includes a DVR.

I'm totally uneducated about how the cable world works with a DVR. If I buy one at Best...
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If I listen through earbuds, or through my Bose...

If I listen through earbuds, or through my Bose radio, I can access all songs. As far as i know, everything is in one "folder" - because I'm not tech-y enough to put music in different folders.
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MP3 issue

Hi.

My SanDisk MP3 player currently has about 100 songs on it. When I play it on my '17 VW Jetta, only about 30 songs play. The same 30 songs every time... If I disconnect it from the USB cable...
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Not really. At about the 2:30 mark, he's talking...

Not really. At about the 2:30 mark, he's talking about the belt guards collecting grass, but what he doesn't mention is how the grass gets in there.

Where each spindle goes through the mower...
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If I may refer back to my original post for a...

If I may refer back to my original post for a moment - where I whine about the "vents" in the deck by the three spindles - do y'all think I should close those up on my new deck? It would only take...
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It's funny - when I brought the mower home, I saw...

It's funny - when I brought the mower home, I saw that gadget, and said "what the hell is this?" and tossed it on a shelf. Eventually, I looked on YouTube to see how it works. You're kidding - I'm...
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"Bottom of the barrel", eh? 'Wait 'til I see my...

"Bottom of the barrel", eh? 'Wait 'til I see my salesman at Lowes! ;)
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PD, I hear what you're saying. "You get...

PD,

I hear what you're saying. "You get what you pay for..."

However, at this point, I think I'd rather spend $500/$600 rather than $4000. Maybe a couple of cans of rubberized undercoating on...
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Troy Bilt mower deck

ZTR50. Maybe 10 years old.

The deck keeps losing essential parts because the metal is rusting where components are welded on. First, a deck wheel. Then the entire plate where the height...
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... PTO switch was wonky. Case closed. ...

... PTO switch was wonky.

Case closed.

:)
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That's a very good cross-examination question,...

That's a very good cross-examination question, Beezlebob.

As soon as I re-routed the belt, it started, and that's when said "Dang, the deck isn't engaging". I shut off the engine, hopped off to...
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TroyBilt ZTR deck engagement

I was mowing when a pine cone somehow kicked up, and wedged itself in the rear belt pulley by the PTO clutch - instantly causing the belt to jump. ('Figure the odds, eh?) So I dislodged the pine...
03-06-19, 06:05 AM
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

Softener "overflow" drain; why?

In all my years of using water softeners, I've never had one drop come out of the overflow vent in the salt tank. I know it's cheap insurance on the manufacturer's part, but is it really necessary?...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-07-19, 12:00 PM
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New thermocouple after 14 months

I installed a new Rheem water heater last fall because my old Rheem lasted more than 20 years.

Late this fall, I had no hot water. The thermocouple/igniter thingy totally failed. See...
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I'll be darned... A new cartridge is on the way. ...

I'll be darned... A new cartridge is on the way.

Muchos gracious Pedro.
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Delta shower hard to adjust temp.

Hi.

Delta shower about 22 years old. Original cartridge. Well water w/softener. It's getting hard to turn to/from "hot". Is this the cartridge showing it's age? It doesn't drip at all.
...
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'turns out I was chasing an inconsequential...

'turns out I was chasing an inconsequential repair. Return line is replaced, and I'm still tugging away on the pull cord like I'm sawing a board with a hand saw...:mad:
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Fuel line to primer bulb broke

Hi.

My Hitachi leaf blower is maybe only three tears old, and has been extremely hard to start lately. And once running, I can never go with the choke completely open.

While checking the fuel...
07-10-18, 07:36 AM
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Curiosity question about water temps

The heat wave that covered N.E. Ohio last week got me thinking...

What is the "normal"pool water temperature for people living in, say, Phoenix, etc...?

I had to leave my solar cover off for a...
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Okey Dokey. 'Gotta be different, I suppose...

Okey Dokey. 'Gotta be different, I suppose...
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Posted By EliasMcDaniel

V6, yes. Thanks. ( I guess I would have found...

V6, yes. Thanks. ( I guess I would have found it there, eventually. ;))
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