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02-08-17, 12:57 PM
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Posted By lgchristianson

2' X 4' Plastic/Acrylic Porch Skylight Dome Replacement Help, Where To Purchase

Hi All,
Just bought our dream home in Boynton Beach Florida and need to replace the six original skylight domes that are installed on our screened in porch. They are brittle and break easily causing...
03-30-08, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,859
Posted By lgchristianson

Thanks for the info Dean, he had already made up...

Thanks for the info Dean, he had already made up his mind and purchased one from Lowes.
He seems happy with it so far.
Larry
02-16-08, 02:43 PM
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Views: 2,859
Posted By lgchristianson

Evaporative (Swamp) Cooler Recommendations

My brother lives off-grid in the Arizona desert and is looking to replace the 24VDC swamp cooler he's had the past 4 years with a 120VAC model. I'll be flying in to assist (actually I'll be doing...
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By lgchristianson

Anything more specific? It appears to shut...

Anything more specific?

It appears to shut down after a set time which tells me the computer is suddenly getting an input from a sensor....

Anyone?

LC
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Views: 830
Posted By lgchristianson

1990 Escort Loss of Tach Signal HELP!

Yesterday I finally went back out to get the little bugger running and after charging the battery she fired right up. I did check fuel pressure and it's a tad low at 9 PSI but the engine appears to...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-03-05, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,310
Posted By lgchristianson

Jackleg

Well, the work performed by that particular jackleg has been the main deterrence to me changing anything in the system thus far. I don't want my name associated with anything he's done especially...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-03-05, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,310
Posted By lgchristianson

Over my head?

Thanks for your advice notuboo......
Now as it is a commercial building where I'm certain permits have probably never been pulled I ain't about to go there.
I have plenty of pipe fitting experience...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-02-05, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,310
Posted By lgchristianson

Commercial Building Gas Pressure Questions

Hi All,
Have one of my commercial customers needing to relocate their natural gas hot water tank to eliminate a long pipe run. They are a commercial grower and I did all of their watering and...
12-17-04, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By lgchristianson

40 years of broken glass

Yeah, I was doing good till the kids rolled in and they all wanted to help.....
I'm used to fixing everything myself (35 plus years) but will probably leave the glassworks to you guys in the...
12-17-04, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By lgchristianson

Too Late

Thanks Johnam, already broke the glass, gave up and brought it in... so much for saving a few bucks.
L
12-14-04, 03:21 PM
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Views: 1,515
Posted By lgchristianson

Old storm window replacement, how do I install rubber?

Hi All,
Kids broke one of the storm windows again and I'm trying to push in the new rubber I bought. I'm using one of the roller tools I used on the screens (for the same reason) Is there a trick I...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,799
Posted By lgchristianson

I wasn't really all that concerned with replacing...

I wasn't really all that concerned with replacing the caps anyway, I have way too many unfinished projects at home as it is. I was really trying to see if anyone had had any success getting the mobo...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,953
Posted By lgchristianson

Thanks for responding... I have a crawl with a...

Thanks for responding...
I have a crawl with a dirt floor covered with plastic visquene (spelling?). I used to get plenty of water there but put the downspouts into piping out toward the street...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,953
Posted By lgchristianson

Stacy, I don't understand your reply in that I...

Stacy,
I don't understand your reply in that I do have a water problem "moisture". What exactly do weep hole accomplish?
The house being 50 years old it may or may not have a vapor barrier but I...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,799
Posted By lgchristianson

Mobo Caps

Hi All,
Have a few mobo's now with this problem and am wondering where you found the replacement caps? I know the history of the failures (stolen cap formulation) but so far unless the mobo is under...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,953
Posted By lgchristianson

Weep Holes

Hi All,
Could the lack of weep holes be what's causing my home to be high in humidity and mold growing on the walls?
Where and how many weep holes should there be? A search around the foundation of...
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By lgchristianson

Jason, Lots of software comes with hidden...

Jason,
Lots of software comes with hidden little programs and Gator is one of them. Try this little program to scan your computer for it and other "SPYWARE".
...
12-26-02, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By lgchristianson

I recommend calling a duct cleaning contractor,...

I recommend calling a duct cleaning contractor, they're relatively inexpensive and have all the correct tools for the job.
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By lgchristianson

There are some adjustments on the neck of the...

There are some adjustments on the neck of the picture tube but unless you're a tech with experience with CRT's then I suggest you keep dem hands outta there as VERY high voltages exist.
I wouldn't...
Replies: 28
Views: 4,572
Posted By lgchristianson

In our new and improved world of consumerism we...

In our new and improved world of consumerism we need to learn to read the fine print carefully. Marketers count on the fact that the vast majority of us don't take the time to read the labels and...
Replies: 28
Views: 4,572
Posted By lgchristianson

Well Joe I dunno.... I've been around the world...

Well Joe I dunno....
I've been around the world more times than I want to count and a good portion of that time was in manufacturing plants where we were installing our equipment onto another mfg...
Replies: 28
Views: 4,572
Posted By lgchristianson

Joe, I wasn't saying it was something I bought...

Joe,
I wasn't saying it was something I bought I was saying it was something we MADE. I was a Field Service Engineer for an un-mentioned US company and their attitude was "get it out the door" and...
Replies: 28
Views: 4,572
Posted By lgchristianson

I don't expect tools to last forever but drill...

I don't expect tools to last forever but drill bits are NEVER supposed to bend unless they are designed to do so. You won't see many craftsmen buying Made In China. Personally, I've been to China and...
Replies: 28
Views: 4,572
Posted By lgchristianson

Got my first experience with Chinese made tools...

Got my first experience with Chinese made tools about a hundred years ago while remodelling a basement. I needed a 1/4" bit and the houses owner mentioned he had a new set so I borrowed his. Alarms...
12-13-02, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,629
Posted By lgchristianson

Pendragon, You're right, I had a brain cramp,...

Pendragon,
You're right, I had a brain cramp, I was thinking about NPT PVC fittings and all NPT fittings in general. I've never had to put dope or tape on the drain fittings.
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