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Recall. Pressure assist flushers


October 20, 2018, 12:07 pm

There's an article here discussing the various types of toilets: Read more »

Wood chips on wild grass


October 19, 2018, 12:07 am

How deep do you spread wood chips? https://i.postimg.cc/hPpMZsVC/chips.jpg A tree trimming crew asked if they could leave wood chips where I hadn't expected such a huge pile. I'll need to spread th... Read more »

Lakewood Kool Operator fan


October 18, 2018, 7:19 pm

I would like to clean but don't know how to take the cage off. Any ideas? Read more »

Land speed record


October 18, 2018, 4:08 pm

found this interesting. I did not see Mickey Thompson in here though, I thought he was first at 400+ https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/enthusiasts/history-of-the-land-speed-record/ss-BBOfSHV?li=B... Read more »

Need a new snowthrower


October 18, 2018, 1:38 pm

I've think I've narrowed it down to Ariens and Honda. Honda engines are virtually unbreakable but the machines are also 2x the price. Are Hondas worth it? Both brands have great local dealers.  Wh... Read more »

Adding oil


October 18, 2018, 1:28 pm

How do I add oil to my Belmont Takera Electric Barbers chair Read more »

Arrrrrrggggg! Somewhat OT and somewhat On Topic


October 18, 2018, 12:30 pm

I read this newsgroup once every morning. I only look at the new posts for the day, those articles in Thunderbird marked as new. After reading the On Topic new posts, I mark all as read and the... Read more »

OT Finally famous OT


October 18, 2018, 12:30 am

https://www.milwaukeemag.com/unforgettable-places-in-milwaukee-history-still-visit/ Read more »

Owner of miracle home in Mexico Beach opens up


October 17, 2018, 9:45 pm

Dr. Lebron Lackey describes how his home is still standing in Mexico Beach, Florida after Hurricane Michael. Remarkable stuff... Read more »

Homework 10 home automotive repairs starting from an oil change and ending ...

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October 17, 2018, 1:07 am

I'm taking a night class on auto maintenance in adult school. There is no grade and no tests. Just learning. And fun. The teacher asked today, the first class, for us to bring next week a list of ... Read more »

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Electric Range Won't Simmer...

rating: 5

Hi all, I need to know if I have a faulty heat control switch for a 5 year old Inglis 24 electric range. These are basically made by Whirlpool I believe. The problem is with the large 8 burner. Wh... Read more »

GE microwave buzzes when door is open

rating: 5

I have a GE microwave. When I open the door slightly (I think I may have just disengaged the top interlocking switch, the bottom part of the door is still closed), the microwave starts making a buzzi... Read more »

Asphalt company ruined driveway, questions...

rating: 5

We currently have a long asphalt driveway. About 400 feet long by about 10 feet wide. 2/3 of the way down the driveway is a shop, perpendicular to the driveway. I recently had the gravel drive to... Read more »

Clogged Rustoleum Rusty Metal Primer

rating: 5

Yesterday I got out my spray can of Rustoleum Rusty Metal Primer. Can is at last 1/2 full. Shook it for about 5 seconds until the marble inside the c an began to rattle. Continued to shake it (v... Read more »

Creaking stairs and floors in new house

rating: 5

Hi, I've been in my newly built house for 5 months now and I've noticed that a couple of the stairs are creaking and if I step on a particular area in my tiled bathroom there is a small but disti... Read more »

GFCI master switch

rating: 5

I have a bunch of outlets labelled GFCI protected including one in a bathroom. This outlet used to work but then one day the GFCI protection must have tripped. Unfortunately, the outlet itself doesn'... Read more »

disposal rusted mounting flange and leak

rating: 5

We had a replacement Kitchen Master garbage disposal installed under warranty a couple of years ago by the appliance company that sold it to us originally. The mounting flange is all rusted and the... Read more »

Drainage layer behind new retaining wall: RCA vs. gravel

rating: 5

Hi, I'm planning a 4ft high retaining wall in my yard and I need a vertical dra inage layer behind it (stone wrapped in filter fabric, with a perf pipe at the bottom that drains via gravity to da... Read more »

Insulating a fridge in the garage?

rating: 5

I have a fridge in my unheated garage that seemed to break on me last year, but I postponed getting fixed when it mysteriously started keeping things cool again. It wasn't until I read last month's ... Read more »

coating steel pipe for rust protection?

rating: 5

We're installing some mounts for solar panels and it requires that 5 diameter steel pipes are embedded in concrete. I'm worried about the pipes rusting up. What's a good, anti-corrosion coating... Read more »

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