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After almost a week the glue has set up and I'm...

After almost a week the glue has set up and I'm happy with the result. It must just have been the temperature affecting it. :beers: Cheers on the good advice.
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The side step was cleaned with acetone. I did...

The side step was cleaned with acetone.
I did not rough it up as it wasn't roughed up for whatever the factory used.
It is the OEM sidestep.
The double sided tape was not 3m brand and was thin....
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marksr, I went out yesterday and got a tube of 3m...

marksr, I went out yesterday and got a tube of 3m weather stripping and gasket adhesive, applied about the whole tube to the rubber tread, and placed two 30lb steel plates on the step to hold it...
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Adhesive to reattach the rubber tread on a sidestep.

I have a 2000ish Silverado which had the rubber tread fall off the sidestep. I’ve cleaned both surfaces and tried doubled sided tape already. It stuck to the rubber but wouldn’t hold to the...
02-03-10, 01:12 PM
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The obstruction is a structure the size of a...

The obstruction is a structure the size of a large doghouse that houses a backup generator. It is stick built on a cement pad and non-movable.

I went down to the poco's office and talked to the...
02-03-10, 09:50 AM
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Some more info to answer the questions. It is a...

Some more info to answer the questions. It is a 200 amp SE. The unfused run would be 3 feet max inside the wall and maybe another 2' in the basement to the box. It can come out of the bottom of the...
02-02-10, 08:31 PM
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Service entry code question.

I've been gathering a few quotes on getting a new service drop and meter socket put in and one of the electricians told me that you could not run SE cable out the back of the meter socket, down a...
10-28-09, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Niadh

Run 4 wires to the sub and keep the sub's neutral...

Run 4 wires to the sub and keep the sub's neutral and ground bars separate. The main panel is the only place the neutral and ground can be bonded.
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I'd do this. Without seeing the exact setup I...

I'd do this. Without seeing the exact setup I can't even guess why a nipple would cut down flow so much.
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On Ebay new replacements are going for 80 to 120...

On Ebay new replacements are going for 80 to 120 depending on size, resolution, and type. The camera is not built into the screen, its in the lid and will not affect the price of the screen just the...
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When the spout is off water should be pounding...

When the spout is off water should be pounding against the back wall of the tub from the spout nipple. Anything less and there is a blockage or restriction in the faucet housing or the drop pipe...
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From the pictures it looks like your LCD panel is...

From the pictures it looks like your LCD panel is cracked. This is a physical, hardware, problem and can not be reset. Take your finger nail and run it perpendicular to the crack and see if it...
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Thanks for the reply. I checked the impeller...

Thanks for the reply. I checked the impeller anyways and its in fine shape. It doesn't stream water out the outlet like newer engines but sprays. The water comes out hot but never scolding so its...
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General tuneup todos for an outboard that's been in storage for a long time.

I've bought a non-working 2cycle 9.5 hp 1973'ish vintage Johnson outboard from someone who had it in storage for 15+ years. I've already tracked the main problem down and have it running but I've...
08-13-07, 10:02 PM
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Pex is freeze resistant but not freeze proof. You...

Pex is freeze resistant but not freeze proof. You should at least have a blowout to get the water out of all of the pipe including what is buried above the frost line. The shower value and head may...
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Having zero experience in hot springs I can only...

Having zero experience in hot springs I can only offer my thoughts. A submersible pump wouldn't work in that hot of water. One of the benefits of submersible pumps is the water in the well helps to...
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Do you know if they used a torque arrestor?...

Do you know if they used a torque arrestor? Without one a short cycling pump will twist and jerk until something bad happens.
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Check out this picture....

Check out this picture. http://www.premierpumponline.com/well-rite/images/SmartTank_circle.gif
The switch is the gray box. To take off the cap there is one nut on the very top. Be aware that the...
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Open the cap on the well and listen to the pump....

Open the cap on the well and listen to the pump. If the well is out of water you should hear water turning up. If there is water you should just hear a hum.

You can also run a garden hose out to...
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You should have run some of the chlorinated water...

You should have run some of the chlorinated water into the hot water tank. There are bacteria that cause the smell and they can live in the well, water tank and hot water tank. As far as i know...
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Do you know what kind of system you have? You...

Do you know what kind of system you have? You said you thought you had a septic pump. Is it a lift pump or part of the system?

If water is backed up to the clean out it will cause issues for...
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How big is it? Is it a vertical pipe or...

How big is it? Is it a vertical pipe or horizontal? How far under grade is it? How far from the house? Does it come from the house or from the tank? Does it look broken, dug up, or is there a cap...
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There is a check value built into the top of...

There is a check value built into the top of submersible pumps. Some of them are really cheap and not even spring loaded. If the check value gets stuck open then this will happen. The quick fix is to...
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Sounds like a standard square-d switch. Since you...

Sounds like a standard square-d switch. Since you want a 30 psi difference between on/off turn the smaller nut counter-clockwise until you get the the cut off pressure down to 58 psi. Once there turn...
06-29-07, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Niadh

I'd see if your dad knows of any field drainage...

I'd see if your dad knows of any field drainage tiles near the house. The perimeter drain hooked to a good drainage tile should handle most storms.
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