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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-17-2010, 06:07 PM
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Posted By mibson
thanks

Thanks Greg,

It is not frozen, it is warmer out the past few days and it is dripping, also I just ran 90 gallons through it to my fish tank,

That link is not working for me...?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-17-2010, 03:53 PM
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Posted By mibson
I think I will wait for the woodford response ,...

I think I will wait for the woodford response , Im pretty sure this is my case:

" however many hydrant valves have a complex O-ring & spring guide assembly at the base of the Hydrant shaft Some of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-17-2010, 03:03 PM
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Posted By mibson
Thanks, I will read this but mine is different ,...

Thanks, I will read this but mine is different , it does not have the vacume breaker assay, so I wonder what else is different. Ill try this and see what happends. I do have the packing nut out, and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-17-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,668
Posted By mibson
Thanks!

I agree with what you have said GregC. But wiring my furnace fan is what I need to do. I dont not have air intakes up in the cathedraled part, you are right. But If I use the ceiling fan on low, and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-17-2010, 12:23 PM
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Posted By mibson
Thanks

I do understand what you are saying. However what you said does not take into account the flux of heat from the house, windows, etc, especially when, like I do, have very large windows due to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-17-2010, 12:15 PM
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Posted By mibson
I have tried this, When I have just the plastic...

I have tried this, When I have just the plastic round handle on and turn counter clockwise, I have turned almost has hard as I can with my hand, and it wont come out. I could turn it a bit harder or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-16-2010, 03:37 PM
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Posted By mibson
New Information

Here are some pics. After taking the faucet apart I dont know what to do next.

I removed a screw that just holds the plastic control on. So I then, used a wrench to remove another part...

After...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-16-2010, 02:22 PM
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Posted By mibson
Thanks so much! :) It is not that "old"...

Thanks so much! :)

It is not that "old" looking but I suspect the screw I see will allow me to do the same fix.

Im off to find the house shut off for the water, there does not seem to be one...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-16-2010, 02:10 PM
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Posted By mibson
I have to jump in here, I dont know plumbing but...

I have to jump in here, I dont know plumbing but Im a nutrition specialist. Fish oil supps are made from skin and livers of fish, which is where the toxins in fish accumulate the most; the toxins in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-16-2010, 02:01 PM
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Posted By mibson
Thanks! The google info I got was regarding...

Thanks!

The google info I got was regarding internal faucets.

My external faucet has a screw inside of the control "tap" (tap=circular control or what I turn to turn on/off the water).

If I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 01-16-2010, 11:28 AM
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Posted By mibson
How to fix a dripping external tap?

My tap outside of my house is dripping. My understanding from the previous owners is that it has been dripping for years.

Should it just be replaced or can it possibly be fixed?
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-16-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,668
Posted By mibson
New Programmable thermostat, how to wire the fan for manual control?

I recently installed a programmable “Rona” Thermostat, its working great. There were only two wires to hook up so the furnace fan cannot be controlled from the thermostat.

My furnace has a...
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