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Thanks

I told them straight out about the battery light. They were actually pretty cool about it and I feel a whole lot better for telling them.

Thanks for the thoughts.
08-13-07, 11:29 AM
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You have to find out of this is a load bearing...

You have to find out of this is a load bearing part of the house. If it is, you need proper support. I would say any kind of a sag is NOT normal. I just went through a nightmare with a contractor...
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Battery Light on a trade-in - Question of ethics

I consider myself an honest guy. I made a deal on a new car on Saturday and got a great deal on my trade-in. As my luck would have it, Sunday morning, the battery charging light went on in my...
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Question Mowing Tall, Tall grass

Quick question....I had problems with a mower recently and it took a while to get it fixed. Since then, my grass had grown out of control. Now, when I try to mow it, the mower stalls when it hits...
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Mower Replaced

It turned out that there was a blown piston in the engine. I filed a complaint with Lowes regarding how long I was going to have to wait to even get it looked at. They forwarded my complaint to the...
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I am trying to go the Lowes route to see if they...

I am trying to go the Lowes route to see if they will replace it. I will give the eraser tip idea a shot first.

Thanks for the ideas.
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Angry Lawn Mower: Strange Problem

I bought a "very cheap" lawn mower at lowes. I put the oil in it and gassed her up and it started first try. After the second time I used it, the mower felt like it was starting to idle too low...
06-28-07, 09:02 AM
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Thank you for the suggestions. I opened all the...

Thank you for the suggestions. I opened all the vents and kept the fan on. Though it was not perfect (still much cooler downstairs than upstairs), it was much better and certainly liveable up...
06-27-07, 10:27 AM
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Posted By slacey99

A/C Balance

I have a central A/C system for my 1500 Sq ft. Cape. The problem I'm having is that the upstairs of our house doesn't cool enough. The 1st floor cools fine. I have closed many of the first floor...
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I had the same problem recently and discovered...

I had the same problem recently and discovered that one of the pins was bent in my cable. Try a different cable or look inside either end of the cable to see if all the pins are straight.

Good...
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HDMI is the way to go. Honestly, you will...

HDMI is the way to go. Honestly, you will probably not notice much of a difference in picture quality between component and HDMI. They are both very good for both 720p and 1080i. When things start...
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In most cases, the favorites are located in...

In most cases, the favorites are located in C:\documents and settings\"username"\favorites.

This folder should be very small and should easily fit on a floppy disk.

In Windows 2K upgrades,...
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Making Vista look like XP

One of the previous posts mentioned that Vista doesn't have a whole lot of added functionality. I agree with that wholeheartedly. I am a huge XP fan and have found myself having trouble adjusting...
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You said the XBOX is going into the Bose...

You said the XBOX is going into the Bose receiver....Well, what kind of connection is going from the Bose to the TV? The only way you will get HD is if you go from the XBox to the TV using HDMI or...
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ULEAD Video Studio

About a year ago, I started doing the same thing. I was mostly converting old home movies. Then I actually did the videography for a wedding for some friends. It has become a hobby. I started...
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In all reality, I'd be willing to bet that that...

In all reality, I'd be willing to bet that that S-Video port is an INPUT, not and OUTPUT. It is probably a TV-input video capture card so you could capture video from a TV or analogue source.
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HDMI will give you the best picture. But,...

HDMI will give you the best picture. But, component cables will work fine for most anything you will watch. The jump from Composite (yellow) or S-Video to Component is a big one. The jump from...
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Closets

I did this at my house recently and I actually found one spot in my house where there was a closet above another closet. I carefully drilled a hole through the floor of each closet and ran the wire...
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Blue Screen

If your screen is blue, it could be something even simpler. Do you have a VCR connected? Or some other device, like a camcorder or some DVD players?

Try turning them all off. Is you TV sound...
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Smile AT&T, when I used it, was $14.95 per month and...

AT&T, when I used it, was $14.95 per month and was VERY good. Not sure if they are still around. You could also ask your local phone company. I'm sure they have one.

The ones to stay away from...
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Post The Hard Drive is usually there to temporarily...

The Hard Drive is usually there to temporarily store or to use as a buffer. If the main purpose for what you are doing is to convert old analog tapes to DVD AND organize them, maybe you should...
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Smile Two Types of LCD

Not to confuse things even further, but there are 2 basic technologies for LCD. One is flat-panel and the other is rear-projection. The flat-panel type is as it sounds...flat and similar to plasma....
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Thanks Ed. I feel better now.

Thanks Ed. I feel better now.
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Question Blocking a cut hot air duct.

I have a air duct running off the main duct that used to travel up through my house through an interior wall to heat a 2nd floor bedroom. That duct has since been cut from just under the ceiling of...
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Posted By slacey99

Think thirds

In many states, it is illegal for a contractor to accept more than 1/3 the total cost of the job up front, unless there is a special circumstance, such as a custom order. The people on this thread...
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