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Doesn't seem to be excessive line, certainly no...

Doesn't seem to be excessive line, certainly no more than in the past.
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Weed Wacker line gets stuck around head

I've got a Stihl gas trimmer, only a couple years old. I've head a saw head on it since last fall, and now when I put the string spool back on it keeps winding around the head & binding up to a...
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As I think more about how propane works, and read...

As I think more about how propane works, and read everything you all are saying, I now realize that the equalization of the liquid propane is not going to happen with this set up. I get that it...
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Yes, the shut off valves are all open. There is...

Yes, the shut off valves are all open. There is only one regular, which is after the last tank on the way to the Genny. The other 2 tanks are just ganged in with "T" connectors.
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Generator Fuel (Propane)?

Not sure this is exactly the right part of the forum for this, but it generator related...

I've got three 120g propane tanks to run my generator. They are "ganged" together, but it only seems to...
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That's what I was afraid of, the unknowns. I...

That's what I was afraid of, the unknowns. I think everything is solid and in sound shape, but I'd hate to take a support out in the process. I thought of the rolling, but how would I get them out?...
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How strong are support poles in a garage?

I've got a 3-bay garage with a woodshop & studios above. In the garage are 4 round support poles, two between each bay.

I want to get a pallet of rock salt situated in the garage, without having...
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Maintaining a steep asphalt driveway.

Hello All,

I have a short section of my driveway which is paved and fairly steep. I live in central NH, so we have winter, yep. I was told when I had it paved two years ago not to use any...
06-11-19, 04:44 PM
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Wow, that's some information! I guess the gas...

Wow, that's some information! I guess the gas company is just like "sure, you can get more tanks"....And so, 3 seems better than one. Cold weather operation is really the crux of the biscuit...
06-02-19, 03:13 PM
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Seems reasonable, thanks.

Seems reasonable, thanks.
06-01-19, 06:44 AM
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Natural Pond maintenance?

Hello,

2 years ago we moved into a house in central New Hampshire that has a small, spring fed pond on the property. It has a dry hydrant for FD use, so we imagine the original owner may have...
06-01-19, 05:59 AM
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All the connections and piping were done by the...

All the connections and piping were done by the gas company. We specifically added the extra tanks because we are in central New Hampshire on side of a mountain, and we operate a small commercial...
05-25-19, 02:43 PM
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Yeah, I wondered about the whole liquid/gas thing...

Yeah, I wondered about the whole liquid/gas thing with the tanks.
05-25-19, 01:37 PM
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There is only one regulator. I'm only showing...

There is only one regulator. I'm only showing two of the 3 tanks in the photo, but #3 is just like #2's connection except it dead ends. The generator has not run long enough to empty tank #1...
05-24-19, 07:07 AM
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Ganged Propane Tanks Question

I'm not sure if this is really the right forum for this, but as the propane is primarily to run my generator, I'll give it a shot.

I had a single 120g tank and I had the gas company add two more...
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Well, I suppose I should have added that I...

Well, I suppose I should have added that I already bought the lumber as described in my original post...So I guess the better question now would be, given what I have to work with, is there a way...
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Wooden Bridge

Not sure this is the correct forum for this, but it's probably the closest fit!

I have a small stream that I need to cross, into a wooded area on my property. It's very muddy, so I want to build...
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I'm only getting about a 1/4 turn on the flywheel...

I'm only getting about a 1/4 turn on the flywheel before it hangs up on some. I held the pencil in the SP hole and rotated the flywheel, there didn't seem to be any movement by the pencil, the...
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@ BFHFixit - Thank you Sir, I appreciate your...

@ BFHFixit - Thank you Sir, I appreciate your advice and insight. A straight swap out it will be!

In "old news" - Someone on another forum gave me this advice about verifying the death of my...
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So, even though I think I'm going to try to find...

So, even though I think I'm going to try to find a "straight swap" engine, I'm looking at used options too. I found a guy on Craigs who says he has a....

"20hp I/C intek Platinum twin cylinder...
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Yeah marksr, I've been looking for used engines,...

Yeah marksr, I've been looking for used engines, but nothing so far. I can get a new B&S for $580 with shipping....

Since it seems as though I'm going to have to be replacing the engine (barring...
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Thanks everyone for your input. I never really...

Thanks everyone for your input. I never really thought the engine was salvageable until I started reading some things on line, which I guess gave me some false hope.

No, Cheese, I am not going to...
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I didn't think the relatively new tractor should...

I didn't think the relatively new tractor should be burning much oil either, which is why I suppose I was lax about checking it. Truth is, I don't think I EVER checked it, so it could have been...
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Blown engine in Craftsman lawn tractor

OK, first off, confession time, I was an idiot and did not check the oil on my 1 year old tractor. She go "pop" she make smoke, she stop run, she no start.

Tractor is a Craftsman Model 917.203810...
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There is no noise on the line, dial tone is clear...

There is no noise on the line, dial tone is clear as a bell. This FAX machine has been operating in its current location and configuration for many years. This line strength issue just started...
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