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04-04-19, 12:10 AM
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Maybe burping was the wrong word...

I'm thoroughly familiar with the big pipe-rattling blasts of air you get when you turn on a tap after a water line has been disconnected and then re-pressurized. What I'm talking about is a small...
04-02-19, 06:28 PM
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Burping taps and pinhole leaks - Blame Chloramine?

When I turn on my water taps first time in the morning they put out a little psst of some gas (no smell). We are in the LA area. Our water comes from the Metropolitan Water District and has been...
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Peel Stop & Concrete Bonder - are they the same chemical?

I am getting ready to paint the stucco on my old house. It's been painted before, and that paint is peeling in many spots. I cannot remove all the peeling paint without destroying the texture of...
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Posted By Longevity99

More details

Answering the responses posted by Mark and Mitch:

I used the compound in a variety of ways - big area, small nicks, thin coating, thicker. Not even the small or thin applications hardened.

My...
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Bad Benjamin Moore spackle - doesn't harden - watch out!

Watch out for Benjamin Moore spackle that doesn't harden.

On May 15 I bought a 32 oz. tub of BM spackle (tan label), used it, but by following day it hadn't hardened enough to be sandable. I then...
01-15-12, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Longevity99

Rebuilding water pressure regulator - selecting internal parts

I am rebuilding the Wilkins 600 water pressure regulator for my drip system. It is about 25 years old, made in USA brass.

I could not find the Wilkins RK35-600 repair parts kits anywhere local,...
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