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Thanks manden and Allanj. Appreciate the...

Thanks manden and Allanj. Appreciate the constructive comments.

Yea, Iíve seen other online build in some sort of bumper around the plexi so it does rest right against the tv, which is in line...
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Posted By John Palatzo

Well I appreciate the comment Norm, but if you...

Well I appreciate the comment Norm, but if you understood the situation you would realize your comment is out of line. Not every household is typical and some have special circumstances. If you donít...
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Posted By John Palatzo

Thx for the replies. Does anyone know if I were...

Thx for the replies. Does anyone know if I were to take apart a TV like this, could the plastic front be used as a cover for my TV? Or does it not work that way?
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Posted By John Palatzo

Protective cover for flat panel TVs

So we had a nice 55Ē TV for about 6 years hanging up on the wall and then WAM, my son broke it with a metal spatula. We then bought a new 65Ē TV in December, put a baby gate AND an ottoman in front...
10-20-20, 08:18 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Thanks for the additional replies. Just for...

Thanks for the additional replies. Just for clarification, I didnít open up the wall from the other side simply to caulk/silicone the box. I opened it up because the previous box was metal and was...
10-20-20, 04:29 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Sorry to dredge up an old topic, but I exceeded...

Sorry to dredge up an old topic, but I exceeded my amount of wait time before other folks in the house start telling me to finish up the job lol. I was using clear caulk for another job in the house,...
09-24-20, 06:35 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Thanks for the replies. Yep, tried new batteries...

Thanks for the replies. Yep, tried new batteries and still no luck. Removed, recut, and reinstalled the wires going to the terminals and also tried different jumper settings, but no luck there...
09-18-20, 07:43 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

RiteTemp out of business?

Hey guys,

I have a RiteTemp thermostat thatís about 10 years old and it wasnít calling the heat. I tried calling the RiteTemp hotline but the phone number gave an error. Also couldnít find...
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Posted By John Palatzo

Lawn mower vs leaf vacuum

Hi folks,

im curious to know what your opinion is here. We get a lot of leaves and we just have a typical electric leaf blower (handheld). Iíve seen some of those Craftsman Leaf Vacuums for sale...
08-28-20, 11:12 AM
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Posted By John Palatzo

My patch repairs have nipples!

Iím interested to know if this is just me with bad technique, or is this common? I have a few holes in the sheetrock wall from Molly bolts or wall anchors that Iím repairing. I sanded the hole first...
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Posted By John Palatzo

Great thanks guys. I hooked up a test drain hose...

Great thanks guys. I hooked up a test drain hose and held it above the washer with a 180 angle at the top, and everything looked great. No leaks. Do people typically put a hose clamp on the drain...
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Posted By John Palatzo

Washing machine drainage question

Hi folks, curious if you had an opinion here...

When we moved into our house there was an existing washing machine that's probably 8-10 years old. I'm testing it outside to see if I want to toss...
06-12-20, 04:49 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Thanks for the replies guys. 1. Are shake...

Thanks for the replies guys.

1. Are shake shingles flat, or are they wedge shaped?

2. Whatís the purpose of the paper that you guys mentioned? Do you just mean to stack it up to the point where...
06-12-20, 04:07 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Thanks for the reply! The entire width...

Thanks for the reply!



The entire width of the ďunlevelĒ space is about 2 feet, and the length is about 5-6 feet.



As you look at the pictures below, the numbered portion of the pictures...
06-11-20, 10:23 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Advice for leveling floor for new install

Hi folks,

Just looking for some ideas here. Our family room has old carpeting so we ripped it all out. What we found underneath were 9Ēx9Ē linoleum tiles with black tar-like glue stuff underneath....
06-05-20, 05:42 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Thanks everyone for all of the help. I called...

Thanks everyone for all of the help. I called about 10 places. Five of them wouldnít sell to homeowners (you had to be a contractor), and the other five didnít sell parts for Heil. I was able to...
06-02-20, 05:51 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Thanks PJmax!!! 1. That first link has a...

Thanks PJmax!!!

1. That first link has a bunch of Rheem wheels. Can you use a wheel thatís not a Heil as long as itís the right size? Or is that a no-no?

2. You said to measure the shaft...
06-02-20, 04:59 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

The air handler is a Heil. Attached is a picture...

The air handler is a Heil. Attached is a picture of the manufacturing label. Looks like in the top left the model number is BA3036SKA1 if Iím reading that correctly.
06-02-20, 01:14 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

So I tightened the set screw to hold the blower...

So I tightened the set screw to hold the blower wheel onto the shaft. When I turned The unit back on, the blower wheel spins, but itís very loud and wobbly. So I think itís just a blower wheel, and...
06-01-20, 08:36 PM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Do you think the motor is still ok then? The...

Do you think the motor is still ok then? The contractor implied that the motor shaft probably now has a problem and we need to replace the motor along with the blower.

Here's a video of the...
06-01-20, 11:00 AM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Thanks for the replies guys. @Pilot Dane -...

Thanks for the replies guys.

@Pilot Dane - I can't figure out how to quote your reply, but "in theory" should I just be able to screw that set screw into that same spot then? Or do you think...
06-01-20, 08:32 AM
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Posted By John Palatzo

Set screw broke in motor shaft

Hi everyone,

We have a central AC unit in the house. The heat is a separate unit which is hot water base board heat (gas).

The AC was making a loud noise from the air handler in the attic. I...
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Posted By John Palatzo

Definitely only going to use it for occasional...

Definitely only going to use it for occasional power outage.

It's funny how fast word gets around. Another neighbor came up to me and heard that we're looking for a generator. They're switching...
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Posted By John Palatzo

I remember seeing this video a while ago of an...

I remember seeing this video a while ago of an old dude breaking a big rock in half by using a hammer, chisel, and I guess those are wedges (or perhaps railroad ties?). Might be worth a shot. Or...
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Posted By John Palatzo

Crap, I thought Champion was a decent brand. ...

Crap, I thought Champion was a decent brand. What brand do you like?
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