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05-22-17, 07:36 AM
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Posted By superjojo

phantom voltages, multimeter, ground.

I was messing around with some multimeters here and noticed something while setting the bias on a tube amp I have in the basement with exposed tubes and is grounded thru the chassis and runs on a two...
01-07-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By superjojo

Thats ehat i feared. I will have to dig a post...

Thats ehat i feared. I will have to dig a post hole right beside it.

Whats the best method for doing this when it winter? I assume i can dig a 2' hole but what about the concrete?
01-07-17, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By superjojo

4x4 post bracket repair

I have a broken mailbox post with about 6" stub left sticking out. Post was embedded in concrete. Will a basic 4x4 post bracket attached to the stub with a new post be sturdy? Or do i have to do some...
Replies: 6
Views: 15,072
Posted By superjojo

thanks.... the gas was from the same can which is...

thanks.... the gas was from the same can which is only a few weeks old (1 gallon and 1 small bottle of 2 cycle).
Would a new motor have a bad carb straight from the factory like this? Or could I...
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Views: 15,072
Posted By superjojo

new as in fresh out the box 2 months ago. ...

new as in fresh out the box 2 months ago.

It gets a little strange now after messing with it this morning.... I refilled with gas this morning and ran it full throttle without any issue?!
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Posted By superjojo

blower bogging down at full throttle

Poulon PPBV25 Blower

Has less than an hour use (NEW!). It starts right up and idles great. Works great for a few minutes but when hot if you leave it at full throttle it bogs down, wavers in and...
04-27-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,805
Posted By superjojo

just for kicks I put my multimeter on the cord...

just for kicks I put my multimeter on the cord prongs and I have continuity between all combinations of the prongs. about 4ohms.

I assume that means the windings opened or something? Don't know...
04-25-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,805
Posted By superjojo

It was a small Stanley 1 gallon vac I got for 15...

It was a small Stanley 1 gallon vac I got for 15 bucks on sale a few years ago. So its going to the trash instead of the workbench.

Just for the sake of knowing... say the vac was fine, no short...
04-25-16, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,805
Posted By superjojo

yeah its 3 prong. And indeed it was tripping with...

yeah its 3 prong. And indeed it was tripping with the switch off. So quickly in fact that it snapped the outlets off before I had the plug fully inserted.
04-25-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,805
Posted By superjojo

if its a short, why wouldn't the breaker trip...

if its a short, why wouldn't the breaker trip instead?
04-25-16, 03:22 PM
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Views: 3,805
Posted By superjojo

Yeah I beat the heck out of it. Do the...

Yeah I beat the heck out of it.

Do the GFCI's outlet weaken or go bad once tripped like that?
04-25-16, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,805
Posted By superjojo

Shop vac trips gfci

shop vac stopped working while I was using it. GFCI tripped. Turned off tried it again and it pops the GFCI immediately upon inserting the plug into the outlet... with the vac turned OFF.

Tried...
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Views: 608
Posted By superjojo

At first I was thinking just protect whats...

At first I was thinking just protect whats already there but whats already there is kind of worn so it could probably be restained to.... either way, once I take a sand paper to it, I assume I HAVE...
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Views: 608
Posted By superjojo

So for the coating under the poly, should I use...

So for the coating under the poly, should I use an exterior stain?

for the poly and stain should it be oil or water based? I have people in the house that are sensitive to odors.... I bet the oil...
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Views: 608
Posted By superjojo

Whats on there now is a exterior stain / sealer ...

Whats on there now is a exterior stain / sealer (note this is on the interior of house) but as I said it went on more like paint. Its not a finished glossy stain like I would think poly-u coating...
03-09-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By superjojo

im not worried about that asbestos... something...

im not worried about that asbestos... something else will get me before that. lol. Plus any exposed glue needs no curing time, its been curing for 60 years I bet!!!

Although this a storage...
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Views: 608
Posted By superjojo

yes they are wood single pane windows. thanks. ...

yes they are wood single pane windows. thanks.

I used a stain/sealer (although it went on more like paint than stain!) a few years ago. It seemed to work well for 2 seasons but its now started to...
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By superjojo

seal window frames from moisture

Whats a good material for me to use to seal the frame/sill area of my windows that sometimes get condensation collecting there in the winter time?

Im trying to alleviate the condensation with...
03-09-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By superjojo

Thing is if I simply remove carpet, the old 9x9...

Thing is if I simply remove carpet, the old 9x9 tile is in bad shape. There is adhesive and such on the surface from previous carpet/flooring. Some of the tiles have come loose as well exposing the...
03-09-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By superjojo

dehumidifer basement vs.upstairs

Can I expect a dehumidifier placed in the basement to effect the humidity levels on the upper level?

In my case the unit is sized only for the basement space which is showing the highest RH....
03-09-16, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By superjojo

figuring the carpet is a wick for moisture. ...

figuring the carpet is a wick for moisture.

Although I don't have wet carpet at the moment.
03-09-16, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By superjojo

basement storage room flooring problem.

I have basement room with carpet over old tile. The tile is likely asbestos tile as my best guess. I want to simply remove the carpet, remove any loose tiles and place something directly over the...
03-08-16, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,671
Posted By superjojo

30x1x3" of gravel for trench is coming up . yard ...

30x1x3" of gravel for trench is coming up . yard
then I guess the figure for the well hole would be 4x4x48"....

That's almost 3 yards??? Where am I making the mistake?
03-07-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,671
Posted By superjojo

I meant a foot wide 1'... 4" pvc... 30' situates...

I meant a foot wide 1'... 4" pvc... 30' situates it far enough from house and where I want it in yard.

Im out of luck on the delivery though it seems... only a 1/4 of a yard? Remember the well is...
03-07-16, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,671
Posted By superjojo

How much gravel for drywell?

Im going to install a drywell... it consists of an approx. 2' deepx 1" wide x 30' long trench and then the large hole for the well tank which I think is 24" x 3'.

I need to figure out how much...
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