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    Power loss...

    We lost power again today. Lasted maybe three or four hours. Gnerator in the mean time. I up the voltage there to compensate for the loss to the house. It's 121 t both legs at the main. I know it's...
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    Met with success. Sort of. Did manage to get a...

    Met with success. Sort of. Did manage to get a picture through the S-video port, but no sound. She suggested using some speakers from an old (very old) computer. They're flat panels with a small...
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    Laptop to tv issue...

    My wife wants/needs to watch her laptop stuff on the kitchen tv. No success. I can get it to work on the living room tv, but there are enough HDMI ports to accommodate that. The kitchen unit has an...
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    Thanks, HayZee. After I found the price of the...

    Thanks, HayZee. After I found the price of the timer, the choice for a new machine was an easy one.
    Send in you a pm.....
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    Could not find a timer. Will go a different route.

    Could not find a timer. Will go a different route.
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    Whirlpool washer timer....

    I have a four year old Whirlpool that will, but then goes to emptying itself without the washcycle. All is bypassed. I think it may be the timer went bac.
    Washer model is WTW4810EW1 Type 587-20...
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    72??!! You're a young man. Well, t' me you are......

    72??!! You're a young man. Well, t' me you are...
    Stay well, HayZee....
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    Neutral or ground?

    I have a new plasma torch that runs on 240v/40a. It has a three prong plug. The unit has an additional exterior threaded terminal that, according to the book, shows it to be an 'earth' connection. I...
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    Thanks for the quick response, Adnadeau. Air...

    Thanks for the quick response, Adnadeau. Air exchange in this old house won't be an issue. The main house is a two story brick, circa 1863. Not the best insulated. Although not air tight, it's far...
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    I am trying that now. Thank you, Aradralami.

    I am trying that now. Thank you, Aradralami.
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    Exxterior wall improvement....

    The 30x30 house addition is close to fifty years old by our estimation. It is, from interior to exterior: knotty pine verticals above wainscotting with horizontal below, followed by pink fiberglass...
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    distilled wter....

    Is there any difference between distilled water and water from a dehumidifier?
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    Don't need it anymore. Will use copper and a...

    Don't need it anymore. Will use copper and a couple of 90* Sharkbites.
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    1" braided stainless....

    I'd like to connect the water softener (1" inlet/outlet) to the house water system (1" copper) using 1" braided stainless. Or braided anything. Cannot find it in that diameter. Do they make such a...
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    It's been awhile. The water from the new well...

    It's been awhile. The water from the new well isn't bad at all. BUt I have been getting 'complaints' lately. Ordered a Fleck with metered head. Finally!
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    heating pad power draw...

    Is there a change in power consumption when using a heating pad on low, medium or high? Does high use more than low? My wife asked. I suspect it's the same, but want to make sure....
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    Bear in mind I am NOT an expert!! But...many tv's...

    Bear in mind I am NOT an expert!! But...many tv's have a fuse inside. Sometimes (!) they get blown because of ...whatever. Take the back off and look around. Start where the power cord comes through...
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    The door arm is the part attached to the garage...

    The door arm is the part attached to the garage door top. The carrier arm is the part that connects from that arm to the carrier. It appears there are two bolts keeping them together. Remove both...
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    Welcome to the Forum, paulmars. I'd dismantle the...

    Welcome to the Forum, paulmars. I'd dismantle the joint where the door arm is bolted to the carrier arm. It's jamming the door to the floor. When you relieve that pressure, with the door closed,...
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    It does not have a 12v outlet. But, the issue is...

    It does not have a 12v outlet. But, the issue is to keep the battery in fully charged state while not in use. Which could be many months at a time. And I'd rather not leave it out near an outlet.
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    Can you contact the home manufacturer? They may...

    Can you contact the home manufacturer? They may be able to give you a lead.
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    Battery charger...

    It's a stretch, but it is sorta home related. I want to add a solar battery charger to maintain the house generator. (house generator is the 'home' part...). I see units from 1.5 watts upwards of 25...
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    Glad your reply bumped this thread, Big James....

    Glad your reply bumped this thread, Big James. Makes me update what I did. About 80 feet was encased in the plastic drain tile. The remainder was covered with about a foot of loose straw. Well, not...
  24. That growth looks like efflorescence. I believe...

    That growth looks like efflorescence. I believe it occurs when the lime leaches out due to moisture intrusion. I do not know if that affects the integrity of the concrete. That leaning pier does not...
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    I normally don't reread stuff, but this one's a...

    I normally don't reread stuff, but this one's a keeper! Thanks for posting it, FordMan59.
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