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Toto

I bought two one piece--$$$-Totos about a year ago and would recomend them. I got the sanigloss finish in the bowls and both seem to clean themselves. Seldom do I have to flush twice. I don't have...
09-03-07, 12:25 PM
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Humming Boat lift motor

3/4hp 120v reversible boat lift motor.It has a large capacitor? screwed to the side under a cover. This has happened twice. Motor operates perfectly for several days then when you try to use it it...
09-04-06, 03:42 PM
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A/C gauge readings

Have a 1988 mobile home with a central air conditioning unit that doesn't cool as well as last year. Lots of air coiming out the vents,compressor starts and runs OK. Large line sweats on a 85 deg....
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Pump cuts off

Put new pump in well last summer after random no water spells.(using water then it cuts off then comes back on in a couple of minuites) With switch contacts closed wire to pump was not drawing...
04-24-06, 06:24 PM
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Rewire

Do the labor intensive things like put in boxes.pull wire,etc.
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Hd picture

From what I understand the newer tv's do a much better job of up converting.Problem is, few of the stores are able to show the customer what different inputs look like on the showroom floor.
02-26-06, 05:57 AM
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Oil tank

I removed the lines from the tank and found one of them went to 4" off the bottom. I switched the lines and now have heat. The oil tank was moved a couple of years ago, I guess they got hooked up...
02-24-06, 04:39 PM
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Oil tank suction line

I have a 275 gal above ground tank. When the gauge on top reads 1/4 tank it runs out of oil. I measured the tank and it had 13" of oil left. How close to the bottom of the tank should the suction...
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Cable hookup

I now have cable coming to a plastic (media one) box on the outside of the house.From there it goes 20ft to a 3out splitter. #1 goes 3ft to tv. #2 goes 75 ft to another tv via inexpensive cable. # 3...
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HD display with computer hookup

Some of the new HD tv's have a 15 pin VGA connection.How would you hook this up to your computer? Is there a limit on how long the cable should be?50 ft.? I would like to use digital pictures as a...
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Drainage

I agree. Put on gutters & downspouts first, plus, pipe the water approx. 20 feet away from the house.Hopefully that will fix it. Look at the grading around the house,it needs to slope away from the...
01-27-06, 06:29 PM
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replacement

Companies in my area (VA.) that sell cultured marble, sell a custom size shower and pan.
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Toilet clearance

The wife wants me to build a small closet in the bathroom in front of the toilet.Is there a minimium distance? It would be 32" from the front of the bowl or 48" from the center of the flange.
01-17-06, 07:26 PM
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Valve access

Is a cut off valve access hole required by code for a shower valve? It is a one handle model and everything comes out the front .Small house,easy to get to main valve. Virginia
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Shower valve repairs

Do the newer pressure balancing valves require more frequent repair?I'm on city water.I'm not good at fixing things.
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Places to sell

Have you tried craigslist.com ? Free classifieds.
11-30-05, 04:12 PM
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Fishing Suggestions Lake Gaston NC/VA

Will be staying in the Popular Creek area this weekend 12/4-6.Pontoon boat.What should we try?Know of any websites?
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Downspout drains

I had two oversize downspouts connected to 4" flex pvc.During downpours water would back up and shoot up out of downspout/pvc connector.The solution was to use 4" ABS (black rigid) pipe and problem...
10-05-05, 06:05 PM
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Same problem

My slab is 45 yrs old.One anchor twisted off,others never got tight.I also tried blowing out hole.Seems the concrete is harder than the screw thread.
10-01-05, 07:34 AM
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Broken toilet flange

1960's house, concrete slab, toilet was rocking so I removed it and flange came off too.Drain is 4" cast iron. When looking at top of pipe there is an !/8" piece of lead that extends approx. 3" down...
07-20-05, 06:53 PM
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Dimming

Check to see if inside blower and compressor start at the same time.Hvac people often put a timer in circuit to delay compressor start 10 sec.It makes a difference.
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Speedster

Search Seadoo forums at www.jetboating.net
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Merc 470

Does prop shaft turn with boat out of water in gear and running?Can you hear gears shifting when going from forward to reverse?
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Removing rotor

Have removed two from Honda engines with tapered shafts. The first one I used a piece of all thread approx 1 inch longer than thru bolt and beat the !!!!! out of it. finally came loose.Be sure to...
02-20-05, 10:06 AM
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Shower pan:conflicting views

After looking at posts here it seems steps in order:

1 Put down sloped to drain mud base
2 Install membrane and drain
3 Fill membrane with mortar sloped to drain
4 Then tile

The reason...
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