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That is an excellent point, and one I hadn't...

That is an excellent point, and one I hadn't considered. My receiver does put out a fair amount of heat. I have enough parts left from my last computer build to put together another machine as a...
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Excellent, thanks for the links. And yeah, I can...

Excellent, thanks for the links. And yeah, I can arrange the components any way I like in the closet, I just have to figure out the wiring and screen mount. I have two Polk towers I love, but my wife...
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Question New LR media setup

So my spouse and I are thinking about moving all our home entertainment gear into the room on the other side of the LR wall, so that only the TV will be on the wall. Currently it's all in a large...
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Great, many thanks. I knew someone here would...

Great, many thanks. I knew someone here would know ;>)
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Question What coax type cable needed?

Hi all-
I am switching from ATT Uverse (over copper) to Xfinity cable for internet and want to locate the new modem next to my desk in my den. To have a direct connection between my PC and the...
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Posted By jhansman

A thought

Dunno if this will help, but I had the same problem with my Ryobi gas trimmer. Turned out that the choke setting for a cold start was just a hair too much for the engine to catch. I nudged it a bit...
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Sir, I believe you are correct. The controls...

Sir, I believe you are correct. The controls appear nearly identical. Many thanks!

I love this site!!
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Question GE washer won't turn on (GHWN4250D1WW)

So, my wife stopped a spinning load by lifting the lid and when she lowered it and pushed the Start button, nothing. The manual suggests unplugging it for five minutes to reset the electronics if it...
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Your last tip may be the deal; the manuf....

Your last tip may be the deal; the manuf. recommends 25 ft. of line, but per your note I'll use half that and see if that helps. Otherwise, the Ryobi is a good little homeowner tool. Many thanks for...
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Question A weed trimmer with a head that feeds?!

I currently have a Ryobi gas trimmer that runs like a top, but I'm damned if I can get it to feed line without it binding up in the head. With my previous Ryobi, I was able to replace the factory...
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Question LG Dishwasher issues

Hello all-
I have an 10 yr. old LG LDF6920ST dishwasher that has given us headaches aplenty over the years, and now does not want to pump out all the water after a load. Additionally, the control...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-10-18, 12:26 PM
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Posted By jhansman

Interesting story. Just another instance of a...

Interesting story. Just another instance of a product that otherwise would function fine IF everything in were designed, engineered and manufactured properly. One little connection poorly made and/or...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-09-18, 06:18 PM
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According to my plumber, yes, it was the minute...

According to my plumber, yes, it was the minute voltage (or, the resistance to it) that kept the signal from allowing the burner to light. And yeah, Gunguy45, I would have too, had I know what I know...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-09-18, 02:40 PM
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Exclamation What I learned this week...

My 3 yr.-old Rhreem 50 gal. gas unit failed to light after repeated attempts. I got their tech support to send me a new gas control unit, and ended up having my local plumber install it, both of us...
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OK, sounds like a plan. Hopefully my washer...

OK, sounds like a plan. Hopefully my washer (which has been service before) will have this sheet. Thanks!
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Oh, I have a multimeter, but I wouldn't know what...

Oh, I have a multimeter, but I wouldn't know what to measure, or if the results were correct with out a repair manual. Do you know if one can be had, and if so, where? Thanks.
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Question Wonky control panel buttons on LG dishwasher

Hi all-

My 8+ yr. old LG dishwasher has its control panel on the top of the door, and from time to time the buttons simply refuse to respond to pressure. From what I can find online, the main...
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Red face Under-sink water filter replacement tip!

Hey all-
Mods: hope this is the right forum for this topic; if not, please move.

Just changed the CC10 filters in my aged Ametek dual canister drinking water filter. Not my first time doing it,...
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Ah, didn't think of that, just assumed the plug...

Ah, didn't think of that, just assumed the plug was getting power. This mower uses a spring-loaded bar you have to hold down while starting and mowing, so no kill switch. Once you grab that bar and...
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Arrow Craftsman mower won't start

So, my trusty Craftsman mower (with the typical Briggs & Stratton engine) has been sitting in storage for some time (months) because the pull rope broke, and rather than fix it then, I held off til...
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The ash arrived well after (probably a year or...

The ash arrived well after (probably a year or so) we stained the deck. I kept after it, and the deck wasn't getting any use during that period, so I don't think the ash was ground in, but again, it...
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The redwood was air dried. When it was delivered...

The redwood was air dried. When it was delivered (about 2 weeks before being laid down) it was damp to the touch (redwood goes from harvest to mill to woodlot quickly in Calif these days, and doesn't...
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Well, we're talking over a 1,000 sq. ft. of...

Well, we're talking over a 1,000 sq. ft. of decking, so composite was out of the budget. I have been in touch with Cabot and sent them photos as well. This weekend I will give their Problem Solver a...
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We put in a new redwood deck just over a year...

We put in a new redwood deck just over a year ago. Sealed it with Cabot Australian Timber Oil. Looked great for about 9 mos., and now the deck boards are collecting a white stain to them I cannot...
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Yeah, I considered that, but the mounting...

Yeah, I considered that, but the mounting brackets that came with the machine (crappiest design you can imagine) have been a bloody nightmare since day one. I don't want to pull the machine only to...
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