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Posted in thread: Keeping Cool on 08-02-2013 at 08:21 AM
It's in the mid 90s up here. I leave my ac set to 72 during the day with the furnace fan set to
on. Keeps the cool air flowing. I have a nice north exposure so sunlight isn't a big deal, but
Posted in thread: chimney leaks on 07-21-2013 at 08:41 PM
Every time it rains with a slight wind, I can hear rain tinging inside my chimney. I took off
the clean-out cover and maybe an ounce of water came out of it. After inspecting it, the rain
is leaking f...
Posted in thread: Patching rough concrete on 07-11-2013 at 12:22 PM
I was thinking of coating my concrete front steps. the cheap layer of concrete is peeling up
and exposing the boulders they used as aggregate. Could I use Mortar or Thinset to lever this
off, or shoul...
Posted in thread: Weed Trimmer, Runs in START, dies in RUN on 05-08-2013 at 05:57 AM
Well, that's the easy way... This is what the screwdriver looks like
Posted in thread: Weed Trimmer, Runs in START, dies in RUN on 05-07-2013 at 06:11 AM
The problem with the pliers is the screws are countersunk into the body of the carburetor. The
screws go through a nylon plug moulded into the carb to keep them tight ant that makes it
Posted in thread: Weed Trimmer, Runs in START, dies in RUN on 05-04-2013 at 10:47 AM
no... Poulan used a splined screw for a while... more like a 4mm double square screw. I can't
think if there's an alternative that a homeowner might have... Poulan was bought by "Electrolux
Posted in thread: One Word Game on 05-03-2013 at 07:34 PM
Posted in thread: Weed Trimmer, Runs in START, dies in RUN on 05-02-2013 at 05:00 PM
if you replaced the carburetor, odds are it's not adjusted correctly. if it has 2 adjustment
screws (marked H and L) gently turn them in all the way and then out 1 1/2 turns each. warm the
engine up f...
Posted in thread: lawn care on 05-02-2013 at 04:53 PM
Best bet is "Par 3" then overseed.
Posted in thread: ABS Pipe vs Air compressor? on 05-01-2013 at 06:07 PM
Success. Took about 30 psi