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04-14-15, 06:15 PM
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I just bought this house from foreclosure down...

I just bought this house from foreclosure down here in Cocoa/Merritt Island, Fla ( live in Va. Beach, VA) and paid cash as is as a rental investment. Been down here since early March working on it....
04-14-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,423
Posted By Boater59

Okay am I to understand this Anaconda Dutrax...

Okay am I to understand this Anaconda Dutrax wiring would not be considered "cloth wiring" with regards to inspections etc.?

The wires are in fact grounded to the panel via the bare copper wiring...
04-13-15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,423
Posted By Boater59

If I've done this right attempting from my...

If I've done this right attempting from my iphone, hopefully the pics clarify my description. 493244932549326
04-13-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,423
Posted By Boater59

Zinsco panel w/anaconda dutrax type wiring

Cant find anything on this type of wiring online. Trying to determine if its considered "cloth wiring" or not.

House was built in 1962 in Merritt Island Florida near Cape Canaveral. Its cinder...
08-19-11, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 21,630
Posted By Boater59

Servicing/Tuning up Water Softener

My mother just purchased a home with well water and an installed water softener. I don;t recall the brand off hand, but it had not been used in a while since the house has been vacant. The tank that...
Replies: 8
Views: 44,520
Posted By Boater59

As stated in the intitial post the current issue...

As stated in the intitial post the current issue of this previously carpeted over cement slab was the amonut of cement dust that builds up under the carpet/padding. We want to, if only for a period...
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Views: 44,520
Posted By Boater59

Painting bare cement floor? What paint type?

During a project in our bedroom we pulled up the old carpet and saw that the cement floor was mostly of smooth texture yet it had kicked up some cement dust under the carpet and pad. Well after...
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Views: 128,959
Posted By Boater59

Keep in mind if you live in an area that has...

Keep in mind if you live in an area that has predominatly Ethanol based fuel (E-10) then you need to be in the habit of treating your fuel with products such as Stabil, Startron, etc to counteract...
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Views: 2,631
Posted By Boater59

Craftsman 20" Chainsaw Seized Up

Any tricks other than pulling the plug and spraying WD-40 or PB Blaster in the cylinder and let soak to free up a seized chainsaw motor that has sat for a very long time? Could be I'm just afraid to...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,005
Posted By Boater59

Turns out the version of the Cisco Security Agent...

Turns out the version of the Cisco Security Agent on my laptop was causing the problem. It was not compatible with the latest version of Skype (5.0). My IT deptartment uninstalled the old, and...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,005
Posted By Boater59

Well I uninstalled skype 5.0 and installed loder...

Well I uninstalled skype 5.0 and installed loder version 4.2.0.166 and now it at least opnes. Haven't made a call yet since it;s late, but when i do a user search to add to my contacts, it crahses...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,005
Posted By Boater59

Why is my Skype not loading after logging in?

Sign in and it pops up like it's loading then quickly closes.

I am using a company issued laptop which is Windows XP with the latest service pack; Cisco Security Agent 4.0; Symatec anti-virus....
12-27-10, 04:33 PM
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Views: 4,731
Posted By Boater59

I used an 11 lb hickory smoke uncooked pork...

I used an 11 lb hickory smoke uncooked pork shoulder. Plus an experimental pineapple juice, amaretto liquer, brown sugar, vanilla butter-pecan extract etc. injected marinade the night before, and it...
12-22-10, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,731
Posted By Boater59

Deep Frying Ham like a turkey

First what kind of ham is best for this? Uncooked smoked ham? Spiral ham? etc.

Next i know you use peanut oil and pre-heat to 350-375. How many minutes per pound for uncooked and/or cooked ham?
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Views: 1,035
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Replaced the booster with another one, and it...

Replaced the booster with another one, and it worked great. So had to have been a lame booster part.

The car is in great shape and low miles for 1994 (just went over 80k original) but at the same...
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Views: 9,545
Posted By Boater59

'94 F150 5.8L suddenly no ignition spark

My brother's 1994 F150 5.8L was working fine except for a little miss that had developed recently. The other day after work it started normally as he was leaving. Then had to run back in office to...
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Views: 1,035
Posted By Boater59

'94 TBird power window

The driver's side window motor sounds to be running fine, but the window upon reaching almost up tends to stick and start clicking. I can assist by pushing up by hand. When it starts clicking the...
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Views: 28,192
Posted By Boater59

Typically when a vacume leak is encountered most...

Typically when a vacume leak is encountered most mfr's have it setup to default to defroster for safety reasons (icey windshields in the winter). Had the same thing happen to me on my 2000 F250....
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Views: 4,443
Posted By Boater59

how to guesstimate roof square footage?

I have a bit of a funky roof line with lots of angles. I'm trying to roughly guess how much square feet or yards my roof is for having my shingles replaced prior to contractors coming and "telling"...
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Views: 3,899
Posted By Boater59

Just a follow up. All done and new seat track in...

Just a follow up. All done and new seat track in place. All works fine now. Brake booster as well.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,219
Posted By Boater59

Thanks guys for the step by step and advice. I...

Thanks guys for the step by step and advice. I have the repair manual which states pretty much the same thing and yes I followed. I replaced the booster this past Saturday. Second go around actually...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,219
Posted By Boater59

I tried and tried the first time with no real...

I tried and tried the first time with no real room to wiggle. I'll try again without kinking or bening the lines. I needed every little inch last time to get out and squeeze back in.
Replies: 6
Views: 9,722
Posted By Boater59

Yeah I'm going to look at some basic household...

Yeah I'm going to look at some basic household products as well. Maybe swing in to West marine and see if they have anything special. Bet the answer though is sitting at the local grocery.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,219
Posted By Boater59

I spoke with them today. They will take it back...

I spoke with them today. They will take it back for an exchange or refund whichever I choose. I'll make sure they are specifically providing me with the right one next go around. I hate having to do...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By Boater59

I think it's a nuisance, especially when usig a...

I think it's a nuisance, especially when usig a touchpad on a laptop. There was no need to change the appearance, and all "the features" most of us don't need or use. had it for amonth now and still...
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