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I check out the link and see what is out their.

I check out the link and see what is out their.
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I was using my phone to attach the pictures and...

I was using my phone to attach the pictures and when I reviewed the post prior to submitting it showed all the photos.

Images 1 and 2 shows a bottom view of the temperature control knob and the...
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West Bend Slow Cooker #84176

I have a West Bend 6 quart, 800 watt slow cooker model number 84176. A few days ago the metal tab that holds the control knob in place broke off. A brief search of the temperature control assembly...
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Thanks for the information!

Thanks for the information!
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Here are two pictures of the flower pots in...

Here are two pictures of the flower pots in question.
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Painting outdoor cement flower pots

Greetings:

My parents have two (2) outdoor cement flower pots that are approximately 31" high x 22.5" wide at the widest point. The pots haven't been painted in over 25 years. My question is...
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Sorry I've been away for a while. The county...

Sorry I've been away for a while.

The county and the township do not have well records. They said that you would have to contact a well driller. The well driller might be able to track down well...
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Melliam: I tried to put a bolt in the...

Melliam:



I tried to put a bolt in the hole and it felt like no threads to turn the bolt onto. Plus the rubber seal underneath had some play to line up the bolt hole (in the rubber seal). As a...
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zoesdad: Knowing our luck we would...

zoesdad:



Knowing our luck we would find out that e-coli would be the worst ever seen and the well would be condemned and would have to spend a fortune on a new well etc....



I tried...
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Vermont: That is good information to...

Vermont:



That is good information to know. When I have a chance I'll check the county courthouse website or check with the township office.



I hope this information is on it. The well...
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Tried to put a bolt in the open hole and there...

Tried to put a bolt in the open hole and there are no threads. So, a smaller sized bolt in the hole will have to do in the mean time. (See previous image with sump pump)

On a side note the well...
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Zoesdad thanks for the useful information! ...

Zoesdad thanks for the useful information!


I'm not sure of the actual dimensions of the well pit. The next time I go down in it I'll get the measurements just to have them on file.


Your...
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The sump pump is automatic. The problem is that...

The sump pump is automatic. The problem is that the water level doesn't get high enough for the sump pump to activate. The sump pump is on the cement located next to the cast iron well casing. The...
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Please explain, "Dig a pit someplace else for the...

Please explain, "Dig a pit someplace else for the perimeter drain system and the sump pump." Do you mean dig another hole?

Yes the area on top of the well is covered. The water is coming through...
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As stated the sump pump will not activate till...

As stated the sump pump will not activate till the water reaches a certain level. That level would be at least a foot or too over the cast iron well seal. You currently have to pull a string attached...
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A well water pump and water pressure question

Greetings:

Background:
My parents have a well water pump that is 100’ away from the house and approximately 80’ into the ground. It is wired into a detached garage and installed 6’ underground in...
05-05-15, 12:52 AM
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Concerning the grounding comment I made; I was...

Concerning the grounding comment I made; I was originally visualizing the generators that require hard wiring directly to the load studs. I didn't think about the plug into the receptacles only type...
05-01-15, 01:37 AM
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Yes. Aren't all generators suppose to be grounded?

Yes. Aren't all generators suppose to be grounded?
04-29-15, 11:06 PM
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Thanks to all for your input and ideas. I...

Thanks to all for your input and ideas.

I would love to have a generator; it would stay outside on the porch. However, some of my fears are jealous neighbors complaining of the exhaust, the noise...
04-28-15, 12:28 AM
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Solar Power, Battery Backup and Power Inverter for an Apartment

Greetings:

I live in an apartment; I am constantly thinking about a natural or man-made disaster that may knockout the electrical power for an undetermined amount of time. I am a novice and I was...
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Oster Rice Cooker Blown Temperature Switch Thermostat

I took the rice cooker apart and found the fuse!

Thanks Dwayne, Hal_S and PJmax.

It has:
MICROTEMP
STMBFU
G4A01
TEMP 184
06-25-13, 04:02 AM
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joecaption1 Thanks! Does it make sense...

joecaption1

Thanks!

Does it make sense to have only half a basement with a French Drain? (like this one is)

With the water is going through the cinder block foundation, the water should be...
06-22-13, 12:05 AM
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What Type of Basement Drainage is This?

My parent’s house was built in the 1950s it is located in Eastern Pennsylvania and my question is concerning a small trench that runs along half of the basement floor (rough concrete) and the cinder...
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Oster Rice Cooker Blown Temperature Switch Thermostat

PJmax:

Here are some pictures of the entire bottom assembly.


Power on switch (on the outside right)
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Power on switch angle 2
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I'll have get back to you; I've to take it apart....

I'll have get back to you; I've to take it apart. I'll take some pics of the entire bottom half.
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