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12-13-19, 10:43 AM
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Question One Component Spray Foam

There are a lot of brands of this product, and a lot of different types within brands. Are there significant differences between them? I am planning to use the gun type. The main objective is a good...
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Question Convert HDMI to coax for TV

What do i need to do to convert an HDMI output on a DVR to a coax cable to send to a TV?
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I think I have finally determined what this is. There is another number in the fine print (9290012946) which appears to be the important data.

So, it seems to be a Par30L that Phillips...
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Need Help Identifying a Philips Lamp

An electrical contractor left Philips lamps with these markings:

3PM5
850 lumens
12 w
4000 K

I don't find lamps with these specs anywhere. What is this? Is it a Par30L? Where can I find...
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Views: 411
Posted By slowillie

Thanks again, for responding so quickly, and for...

Thanks again, for responding so quickly, and for being so helpful to DIY'ers in general.
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Thanks Pete, The full number is EL88TRRWS01. At...

Thanks Pete, The full number is EL88TRRWS01. At the partsdirect it shows that WP3-80411-103 does not fit this model. But, it also does not show a part that does fit this model. At the EL88TRRWS01...
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Question Refrigerator Air Circulating Fan

We have a Whirlpool all-refrigerator, Model EL88TRRWS. It has gotten into the habit of occasionally stopping cooling. When I remove the cover on the inside back of the unit, there is some ice on the...
03-25-16, 06:13 PM
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Views: 642
Posted By slowillie

Thanks. That is what I wanted to know. How about...

Thanks. That is what I wanted to know. How about just a bit more data?
Can I expect a voltage at the battery connections from the solar panel if the battery is removed?
What light wave length does...
03-24-16, 12:26 PM
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Views: 642
Posted By slowillie

Yeah, but that is no fun. Part of what I am...

Yeah, but that is no fun. Part of what I am asking is, how are they supposed to work?
03-24-16, 11:51 AM
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Views: 642
Posted By slowillie

Question Testing Solar Landscape Chargers

How do I test solar landscape fixtures to see if the charger is working properly (or at all)?
03-23-16, 03:35 PM
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Views: 407
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Here is a picture. I don't see an obvious way to...

Here is a picture. I don't see an obvious way to unscrew from the top.64259
03-23-16, 10:33 AM
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Views: 407
Posted By slowillie

Question Shower Drain Leak

I have a leak under the upper flange of my drain (between the flange and the fiberglass pan). This is the type drain with a caulking gasket. The shower is on a concrete slab, so there is no access...
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Posted By slowillie

Question Fuel Solenoid Piston

Should I be able to remove the piston from a fuel solenoid body? The piston moves up and down, and operates with the key. But, if I try to lift it completely out, is seems to get caught on something....
04-14-14, 10:11 AM
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Question Swimming Pool Pump GFCI

Is it proper to attach a switch for a water feature pump associated with a swimming pool to the load side of a receptacle GFCI within 20 ft. of the pool? My concern is that this means that the pump...
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OK, I used a fuel line disconnect tool, and...

OK, I used a fuel line disconnect tool, and disconnected the fitting. Is it possible to replace the retainer and reconnect the same female part? Can I do something else? Must I get a new female part?...
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Just in case someone out there is even slower...

Just in case someone out there is even slower than I:
Under normal conditions, the seat is not supposed to lock in the upright position. I had forgotten about this. It only locks under "hard...
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Transmission Cooler Line Leak

1996 Dodge Dakota Club Cab SLT 3.9 l V6

There is a slow leak at a high pressure fitting. What are chances that I can disconnect this fitting, reconnect it, and stop the leak?...
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Question Dakota Reclining Seat Problem

I have a 1996 Dodge Dakota, crew cab, bucket seats. At the lower back of each seat is a lever which allows the seat to tilt forward, for entry to the crew area. The mechanism seems to have slipped...
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Question Whirlpool Washer, Inlet Water Valve

Model LA7780XSWO, Part number 358992. This valve is leaking. Can it be refurbished, or must I get a new one.

Thanks,
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Washer - Clicking Sound in Wash Cycle

This is Whirlpool Model LA7780XSW0. During the wash cycle, there is a clicking sound below the basket. Thoughts on most likely cause?

Everything is working OK. But, I am assuming that sooner or...
06-10-13, 10:25 AM
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Posted By slowillie

The edges are knurled, so my first thought was...

The edges are knurled, so my first thought was "screwed on". But it is pretty tight and difficult to grasp. Any not obvious tricks? Hammer? Heat? Or just use plyers!
06-09-13, 06:52 PM
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Views: 715
Posted By slowillie

Disassemble Valve

I am refurbishing the attached valve. I was planning to remove the handle for easier cleaning and repacking. It is a "Standard" valve. is the top cap:
1) Threaded on
2) Pressed on
3) Not to be...
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I forgot to mention one thing. When installing...

I forgot to mention one thing. When installing the rebuild kit, I did not replace the welch plug. What symptoms might I expect if that does need to be replaced?

Thanks again,
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OK, I am slow but I finally have something to...

OK, I am slow but I finally have something to report.

I cleaned the carb and installed a rebuild kit. That helped, but the trimmer still sputtered and died after idling for several seconds.

I...
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I never took the needles out. This is one of the...

I never took the needles out. This is one of the carbs where that is not so easy. I was hesitant to try it. There is a plastic cover which must be destroyed to remove the needles. I wanted to try and...
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