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brick chimney repair/replace

brick chimney for an oil furnace. has a liner, looks like stacked clay blocks.
problem is a brick fell off. when I checked, the rest of the top row was just sitting there. no mortar left holding...
08-30-20, 08:08 PM
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Posted By xfrank12

Thanks

Thanks everyone.
since it wont post unless i write 25 characters, thanks again.
08-28-20, 08:03 PM
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Posted By xfrank12

is there a plywood shortage on the east coast?

working on a project, ready for CDX, nobody in my area has it, or any exterior plywood for that matter.
home depot online says no stores within 100 miles of me have it.
Does anyone know if there is...
10-21-19, 06:41 PM
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Posted By xfrank12

Replacing exterior wall

10' long section of house exterior wood wall rotted.
demolished it and i am ready to frame new wall.
My question is what to use to match the existing exterior sheathing.
It looks like they used...
09-04-19, 12:03 AM
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Posted By xfrank12

https://www.stanleytools.com/products/american-her...

https://www.stanleytools.com/products/american-heritage-tools/usa-screwdrivers/3-pt-x-6-in-vinyl-grip-phillips-screwdriver/65-903
09-03-19, 11:56 PM
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Posted By xfrank12

His claim is the point is the size of the head. 3...

His claim is the point is the size of the head. 3 would be smaller then a 4 point.
Instead of the single digit system we all know for phillip sizes, he claims Americans use a point system.
He...
09-03-19, 02:46 PM
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Posted By xfrank12

3 point Phillips head screw driver

Is a phillips head screw driver ever referred to as a 3 point in the US?
I am arguning with a Canadian.
I have never heard the term 3 point when reffering to a philips in the US.
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Posted By xfrank12

Thank you. I thought the SCFM rating on the...

Thank you.
I thought the SCFM rating on the nailer was a minimum requirement.
Which is why i was confused.
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Posted By xfrank12

air compressor and SCFM rating

I have been using a framing nailer with my compressor for several years.
Compressor just died and i am trying to find a compressor that will power the nailer.
I just realized the nailer is rated...
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Posted By xfrank12

saw that "end bell" in the parts list and assumed...

saw that "end bell" in the parts list and assumed that was the motor. sears parts doesnt carry it.
at that price, i could buy another compressor.
i only use it as a homeowner, i dont need anything...
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Posted By xfrank12

air compressor motor test

sears.
919.167241

120VAC

wont start.

i tested for power at the motor terminals.
i have power.
i belive testing it at the motor isolates the problem from safety shut offs and fuses. i dont...
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Posted By xfrank12

Thanks everyone. I doubt a volt owner would...

Thanks everyone.
I doubt a volt owner would want it for his volt.
I doubt auto wreckers handle these. Probably more of a little liabilty. Maybe if a new car got totaled ,they might sell the...
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Posted By xfrank12

chevy volt batteries

2012 chevy volt.
165,000 miles on it.
Dead. Gas engine died.
I am trying to sell any parts i can.
Is the battery pack worth anything? Would solar people want it?
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Posted By xfrank12

update

I replaced the thermostat.
I t recently got cold enough for the furnance to come on.
It has been starting and shuting off normally.
I am going to assume it was the thermostat.
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Posted By xfrank12

I just tried leaving the boiler power on for 48...

I just tried leaving the boiler power on for 48 hours, thermostat disconnected at the thermostat.
Boiler turned on and off for domestic hot water and the normal cycles to keep the boiler warm for...
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Posted By xfrank12

videos i made last year on how it was wired ,...

videos i made last year on how it was wired , are here



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcNQRUYXDf0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X6Wc5YHVvA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRpHdy7nOMY
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Posted By xfrank12

i just turned the boiler on again because i...

i just turned the boiler on again because i needed domestic hot water.
and again, after i tuned off the hot water, the boiler shut off and stayed off.
i haven't had a chance yet to try what SPOTT...
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Posted By xfrank12

if you are referring to the photo of the whole...

if you are referring to the photo of the whole boiler, that gauge is a pressure gauge.
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Posted By xfrank12

zonesdad - the problem, in the older thread, ...

zonesdad - the problem, in the older thread, fixed itself. i have no idea what caused it, or fixed it.
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Posted By xfrank12

photos of my system are in this thread. ...

photos of my system are in this thread.

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/boilers-home-heating-steam-hot-water-systems/584992-ran-out-fuel-oil-how-do-i-restart.html
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Posted By xfrank12

i do not see a temperature gauge anywhere. i am...

i do not see a temperature gauge anywhere.
i am not aware of a selector switch.

just turned it on again, same thing. runs for a few minutes, stops for a few minutes. runs again. nothing is...
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Posted By xfrank12

Boiler won't shut off

steam boiler
beckett AFG

beckett genisys 7505

beckett clean cut A2EA 652 ( there might be another digit , but it is obliterated

Oil fired

Came home , boiler was running. Thermostat set...
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Posted By xfrank12

I jumped the lid switch, cabinet is off.

I jumped the lid switch, cabinet is off.
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Posted By xfrank12

took the motor out, laid it on the floor with...

took the motor out, laid it on the floor with the electrical jack attached.
turned off the hot and cold water.
turned the dial to wash. motor did nothing. all i heard was the water valve opening....
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Posted By xfrank12

I disconnected the drain hose and the water in...

I disconnected the drain hose and the water in the tub gravity drained into a bucket.
So the drain is not clogged.
Guess i will take the cabinet off and run it to see if i can figure out what is...
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