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09-16-14, 04:08 PM
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Thanks so much Furd, I thought something was up....

Thanks so much Furd, I thought something was up. I hope this contractor and I can come to some agreement on this repair/upgrade.
09-16-14, 02:34 PM
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These staples look to protrude through the fence...

These staples look to protrude through the fence board about 3/8 to 7/16" :(
I bought three boxes of exterior wood screws but I'll wait until the contractor arrives before I proceed
09-16-14, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Turbogus

New Cedar fence (staples?)

Greetings all from Oregon, the shower me state (well, normally) Being new homeowners my wife and I hired a contractor to build a cedar fence through Home Depot around our back and side yard. The...
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Thanks guys for all of the responses, I may go...

Thanks guys for all of the responses, I may go with a third party rebuilder after some Jeep projects reach fruition.:p
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Views: 1,968
Posted By Turbogus

Hi PJmax, Been busy working on my Jeep and...

Hi PJmax,
Been busy working on my Jeep and other such. Assuming that the cells are roughly the same size as C cells I don't know how they'd fit 8 of em in there.
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Posted By Turbogus

Rebuildable battery packs?

Greetings from Oregon, the shower me state,
Recently I read an article in Handyman about rebuilding battery packs for tools as an alternative to retail packs that are so expensive. With this in...
06-08-14, 03:42 PM
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Views: 976
Posted By Turbogus

That must be his "What're you lookin' at" face...

That must be his "What're you lookin' at" face ;)
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Views: 2,114
Posted By Turbogus

I'd like to echo the maintenance question with...

I'd like to echo the maintenance question with regard to any products or methods to keep on top of this crude buildup.
Ours is a 'Superior' branded plastic shower enclosure and we'd been neglecting...
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Views: 20,045
Posted By Turbogus

We used to get this stuff on the Oregon coast....

We used to get this stuff on the Oregon coast. It's called black mold up this way and it'll grow right through caulk. It's a right pain in the hiney to get it all, but it's the only way with bleach,...
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Views: 776
Posted By Turbogus

I'm intending one switch for both pairs of...

I'm intending one switch for both pairs of lights. I'm going to be taking photos and posting my progress as I move on this project. First I've got to dig access through a 20" loft of blow in...
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Views: 776
Posted By Turbogus

Old house (1968) wiring up some living room lights

Greeting from Oregon, the shower me state. We moved into our first home last year and have been addressing some issues from day 1. The latest project is getting some light in the living room....
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Thanks guys, for the responses. I suspected I'd...

Thanks guys, for the responses. I suspected I'd have to roll my own, more or less. Especially in this consumer desert I live in. While this 4" does divert most of the water, that that does spill over...
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Water shooting down the roof valley

Greetings from Oregon, the shower me state. Having lived in several homes over the years (renting) this is a new phenomenon for me. Upon purchase of our first home year before last and the first...
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Posted By Turbogus

Man, I'm sure getting tired of revisiting this...

Man, I'm sure getting tired of revisiting this dang oven. :( We're still short of cash to buy new and my wifes' priority is to replace the electric water heater before the oven. Convinced that the...
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Views: 1,481
Posted By Turbogus

Well I broke down and got a replacement...

Well I broke down and got a replacement electronic ballast (Advance ICN-2P60-SC) that according to Pro lighting.com is the replacement for my old one (Advance Magnetic SM-2E75-S-TP). I wired in the...
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Views: 1,481
Posted By Turbogus

Well knutz, got 'er down last night and...

Well knutz, got 'er down last night and reconnected and no go. Going to try a spare ballast I have from work tonight.
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Posted By Turbogus

Well to gain access to the contacts I had to...

Well to gain access to the contacts I had to partially disassemble the fixture that covers the ballast. I noticed that the ground wire to the fixture was wrapped around one of the screws that mounts...
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Posted By Turbogus

Went down to Searing Electric and found a screw...

Went down to Searing Electric and found a screw terminal fixture for $1.95 and got 30' of Romex to take care of a related wiring issue. Going to have at it again tonight after work.
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Views: 1,481
Posted By Turbogus

Thanks PJ! I figured a way to go would be to tie...

Thanks PJ! I figured a way to go would be to tie the pairs together but unlike automotive where I'd solder wire splices together there must be another way to secure solid strand wire found in Romex...
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Views: 1,481
Posted By Turbogus

CAREFULLY fixing wiring issues

HI gang, since I've found this group to be so helpful I'm hoping for a little guidance here. If anyone knows of a forum as good as this one electrically oriented please pass it along.
Having passed...
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Posted By Turbogus

That's affirmative, fluctuating from 160v to 180v...

That's affirmative, fluctuating from 160v to 180v before I found the root of the problem.
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Posted By Turbogus

Well, finally got on top of this it seems. In all...

Well, finally got on top of this it seems. In all the checking of componentry of the oven itself, and replacing suspect components it was all for naught. I pulled the oven out one more time to check...
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Views: 2,026
Posted By Turbogus

Okay, found the sensor and got a new one from...

Okay, found the sensor and got a new one from Reapir Parts, and the oven now comes up to temperature more quickly than before, but still tops out at about 375*

What's next?:confused:
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Views: 2,026
Posted By Turbogus

Any idea where that sensor would be on this...

Any idea where that sensor would be on this Kitchen Aid? There's nothing hanging loose inside the oven compartment.
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Views: 2,026
Posted By Turbogus

Okay, here's the skinny, 6710 Pressing...

Okay, here's the skinny,

6710

Pressing the BAKE button it'll step from 325* to 350* to 400* and finally to 425*. Initially the display read "Lo" then after 190* it went up incrementally to...
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