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I am not familiar with your particular make and...

I am not familiar with your particular make and model....however, many string trimmers have a removable screen in the muffler that helps reduce the operational noise level. At times these screens...
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Salt is sodium chloride, NaCl. Calcite is...

Salt is sodium chloride, NaCl. Calcite is calcium carbonate, CaCO3. If you have slightly acidic water (a PH in the range of 5.0-7.0), Calcite can be used to increase the PH thus reducing the...
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I do not know if your heating system is steam or...

I do not know if your heating system is steam or hot water (sounds like it is steam). The steam boiler will force steam upward into the radiators where it condenses (producing heat for the living...
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Once owned a 2006 Dodge Dakota with the same...

Once owned a 2006 Dodge Dakota with the same problem but it was still under warranty. Took it to the dealer and they replaced the heat exchanger at the radiator. Prior to taking it to the dealer, I...
01-29-12, 05:17 PM
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Find another screen and filter for the oil...

Find another screen and filter for the oil pump...under $5.00
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Any chance you could bridge the existing valley...

Any chance you could bridge the existing valley area with plywood and other structure so that the runoff exits the roof well beyond the vertical projection of the wall outside; thus, eliminating the...
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Disregard this post, I restated the same idea in...

Disregard this post, I restated the same idea in a new post.
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As NJTrooper suggested, adjusting the gas flow to...

As NJTrooper suggested, adjusting the gas flow to the combustion chamber by feathering the main shutoff valve is not the proper way to achieve the result you are looking for. I do not know where the...
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If you get a chance, post some pictures that...

If you get a chance, post some pictures that depict the overall system and closer ones that show greater local detail from different angles.

Check the temperature range of the burner cycle. It...
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With regard to water softener tanks 1 and 2, does...

With regard to water softener tanks 1 and 2, does each tank have its own timer? If so, one unit may be the softener and the other an acid neutralizer (only the softener would draw brine from the...
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Hi pugsl...that Sears parts link is very useful. ...

Hi pugsl...that Sears parts link is very useful. Thank you.
01-22-12, 07:01 AM
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I do not have any advise on how to refurbish the...

I do not have any advise on how to refurbish the old motor; but, a refurbished motor of that size could be used to power a belt driven bench grinder like the old Sears Craftsman model I have in the...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-22-12, 06:04 AM
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Thanks sminker, that was very informative.

Thanks sminker, that was very informative.
01-21-12, 08:19 PM
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Make sure the plumbing that draws brine from the...

Make sure the plumbing that draws brine from the tank is not blocked. Also make sure the float that regulates the brine level in the tank is operating properly. Welcome to the forum.
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Boiler Questions

Can you provide the maker and model number of your equipment as well as a few pictures...the oil fired boiler, the 5N filter, the water softener, the pumps ( I guess these are the circulation pumps)....
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Be sure to use washer fluid that is winterized so...

Be sure to use washer fluid that is winterized so that it will not freeze up.
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Oil Pump, Strainer, and Strainer Gasket

If you decide you need a new coupling and/or strainer and can not locate these items locally, here is one online source:

https://keithspecialty.com/

coupling-item no. 66-355

If you have a...
01-08-12, 04:14 PM
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Some individuals with concerns about high blood...

Some individuals with concerns about high blood pressure choose to use the KCL rather than the NaCL to reduce their exposure to sodium.
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Dark spot on leather sofa.

Hi equinox...I do not know what you could do to remove the dark spot beyond what you have already tried. Is darkening the entire sofa an (to reduce the contrast of the spot) an option. The...
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Are you sure you have 110v power at the detector....

Are you sure you have 110v power at the detector. I have 3 hard wired electric smoke detectors in my residence and they are on a dedicated circuit breaker independent of other wiring in the house....
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Hi Damian...The installation is probably OK so...

Hi Damian...The installation is probably OK so long as the pump does not vibrate when it starts up and runs. However, since it is cantilevered above the ground as illustrated, the pump and tank are...
01-03-12, 05:32 AM
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I am not that familiar with your AFII 85 Beckett...

I am not that familiar with your AFII 85 Beckett Burner..you mentioned that you changed the filter and nozzle....that's good. However, the oil pump probably has a strainer. Look for a cap with...
12-30-11, 06:30 AM
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Hi Herring...based on your post, the motor...

Hi Herring...based on your post, the motor requires manual lubrication. I do not know the age of your motor; however if it has been neglected and not lubricated for many years, could the sleeve...
12-30-11, 05:11 AM
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Wink Saddle Soap and 100% Pure Neatsfoot oil

I would try to clean the leather with saddle soap and a damp cloth if you have not already done so. Then I would treat the leather with 100% pure neatsfoot oil. You will have to allow the sofa to...
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Could it be a lubrication issue? Have you asked...

Could it be a lubrication issue? Have you asked Sears for a new starter and other related parts that
you could install yourself?
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