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Army-Ranger Thanks for keeping us safe -Weeding

Army-Ranger Thanks for keeping us safe!
In this area the people that are restoring natural prairies use a 50/50 mix of Round-up to keep the weed trees and bushes from coming back. After they cut...
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saving bush with bolts

Use a bolt drill a hole, and put washers on it. You have to be a little careful covering the wound, this cover can also make a damp dark home for insects. That is why you rarely see trees painted or...
02-05-09, 06:50 AM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

Square drive

We use square drive screws for everything from cabinet making to deck building. I know H D has square drive deck screws.
02-05-09, 06:43 AM
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Electric fences work great... makes neighbors nervous at first

We had a bad winter a few years back and with all the snow my dog learned to walk over the top of the fence. As the snow melted he learned to jump higher and higher. I installed the cheapest electric...
02-03-09, 09:40 AM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

"mbk3; "Could you replace the old gas valve and...

"mbk3; "Could you replace the old gas valve and install the new transformer? "

I can put the old one back, but it is a real pain. Since the furnace was installed a six foot chest freezer took up...
02-02-09, 12:27 PM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

"Replacing a gas valve you probably didn't need...

"Replacing a gas valve you probably didn't need doesn't sound like a bargain." You can say that again!!!!

I assumed that was where you were headed. I'll replace the transformer and see what...
02-02-09, 09:20 AM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

[QUOTE=SeattlePioneer;1514775]Sounds like the...

[QUOTE=SeattlePioneer;1514775]Sounds like the transformer is burned out. But then there'd the issue of what might have caused it to burn out, such as a short circuit in the thermostat wire.

You...
02-02-09, 07:31 AM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

[QUOTE=SeattlePioneer;1514539]I seem to recall...

[QUOTE=SeattlePioneer;1514539]I seem to recall that we were dealing with this issue in an earlier thread. As I recall, you needed to test to see if you were getting 24 VAC from the secondary of...
02-01-09, 04:38 PM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

I can see why you do not understand.......... I...

I can see why you do not understand.......... I did not do what you had suggested. Starting all over.... I jumpered the thermocouple wires together and the pilot lit and stayed lit. I then turned up...
02-01-09, 03:47 PM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

SeattlePioneer - Good news and bad news! You...

SeattlePioneer - Good news and bad news! You were correct, I skipped the involvement of the transformer and plugged the sensor straight to the thermocouple and presto the pilot stayed lit.:) I then...
02-01-09, 02:45 PM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

Reznor F100 can't get pilot to stay lit.

A long story as short as possible. I have a Reznor F100 ser# ANK31k5n65696 manufactured Nov. 1988. Since that time it may have run 90 days. The pilot light will not stay lit. The thermocouple has...
01-18-09, 08:55 AM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

pond liner is bubbling up

You have water under the liner. I'm not a hydrologist but basically the ground water finds it easy to push the water out of your pond. You may have built the pond in a low spot or an area that is...
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

Rutland polish

I have never used it but if you are looking for cast iron gray...?
Stove PolishRutland Cast Iron Stove Polish
2.7 oz tube. When used on new cast iron stoves, it preserves the metal and helps...
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

burners

I saw a "how to show" where they used gas log starter to fire a custom built pit with stone. They turned the orifices upside down to keep dust and rain out.
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

inserts & stuff

I can't speak to a see-through inserts,however I spent a couple of months researching before I purchased mine (pacificenergy.net) insert last year.
I would like to address the chimney issue....
01-15-09, 01:12 AM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

pull skin on side

OK SeattlePioneer I'll start there. Talk to you later in the day.
Thanks
01-14-09, 05:43 PM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

I presume the pilot burner lights as long as you...

I presume the pilot burner lights as long as you are holding down on the control button. Correct

I further assume that the pilot flame engulfs the end of the thermocouple. Correct

Check to see...
01-14-09, 03:07 PM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

Reznor F100 pilot will not stay lit

A long story as short as possible. I have a Reznor F100 ser# ANK31k5n65696 manufactured Nov. 1988. Since then it may have run 90 days. The pilot light will not stay lit. The thermocouple has been...
01-14-09, 02:13 PM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

post new thread

As I said in my original post SeattlePioneer, I will post soon, after I check out the limit switches, and I'm sorry, I was offering the valve to Rob10 with a "Big Grin":D
Terry
01-14-09, 01:44 PM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

24 vac across valve ?

SeattlePioneer, How do you test 24VAC across valve?
01-14-09, 01:22 PM
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Posted By tinkerer Terry

Reznor parts identification

Hi, Iwill be posting my reznor question soon. The following is a link to reznor parts catalogs. https://www.rezspec.com/index.php?pageid=000000000007 at the top of the page pick Manuals & Media...
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