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yo homies

January 28, 2020, 9:10 am

howdy -- ☢️ ☣️ Read more »


January 28, 2020, 2:22 am

i have a brigs and stratton, trimmer lawnmower. When i start it up, engine runs when i back the choke off to idle, but when backed off to run, engine stalls and quits. Put new oil, changed plug, ... Read more »

OT: Hate your smart phone???

January 27, 2020, 8:41 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBSU24G4RrU&feature=youtu.be Still laughing! Read more »

Why are torx screws so expensive?

January 27, 2020, 2:50 pm

Pack of PZ2 screws, =A310. Pack of identical screws, but with a torx head, =A350. WTF? Read more »

Double glazing beading on the outside?!?

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January 27, 2020, 1:53 pm

Why do some glaziers fit the beading on the outside of windows? Surely, common sense tells us to put the part you can easily remove on the inside, for security. Read more »

slow drying ink source?

January 27, 2020, 1:21 pm

Not really a home repair issue, but since a lot of other projects can overlap and there are a lot of responsive folks in this group.... I am currently trying to test a weather instrument called a ... Read more »

OT: Boing boing boing - Another 737 bites the dust

January 27, 2020, 12:35 pm

https://www.thestreet.com/investing/boeing-made-plane-carrying-83-people-crashes-in-afghanistan Media reports suggest a Boeing-made 737-400 passenger plane, operated by Ariana Afghan Airlines and ca... Read more »


January 26, 2020, 6:41 pm

 Cain't afford to buy none , shurinhell ain't studyin' on hangin' 600 sq ft of wood plank ceiling offa ladders so ... 2x4's , 2x8's and 1x4's will soon become the frames . braces , and walk boa... Read more »

Canadian Health Care

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January 26, 2020, 12:04 am

Better than Obamacare https://www.lifenews.com/2019/08/21/disabled-41-year-old-man-is-euthanized-after-funding-for-home-health-care-runs-out/ Read more »

Physics Teacher MELTS Back of Car With Solar Oven

January 25, 2020, 3:28 pm

Here's Why You Shouldn't Leave a Giant Parabolic Mirror in Your Car on a Sunny Day Gizmodo - July 25, 2018 -- https://gizmodo.com/heres-why-you-shouldnt-leave-a-giant-parabolic-mirror-i-182785882... Read more »

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Vanguard/Dynavent wall furnace follow up

rating: 5

Last week I posted a problem about a wall furnace not working. Just to remind everyone: There are 2 Vanguard DNV25NB gas wall furnaces in my fathers condo. ( I believe Vanguard and Dynavent are the s... Read more »

Disconnect Ice Maker When On/Off Valve is Hidden in Finished Ceiling???

rating: 5

When we finished a playroom in the basement a few years ago, we had pointed out the on/off valve/faucet thing that was in the basement ceiling. I think it goes to the icemaker in our refrigerator up... Read more »

Refrigerator compressor noise

rating: 5

I have a Kenmore Coldspot refrigerator (model 106.70182001) that is roughly five years old. For about a year now I've heard a thud, which I assume occurs when the compressor stops. Is the compress... Read more »

Cats keep turning on light switch

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I have a shed on my farm where I keep rabbit cages and other small animals. When the barn cats are pregnant they get moved in there because otherwise something always kills the kittens. One (or mor... Read more »

Water Softener Setting Equal, Less, or Greater than Actual GPG

rating: 5
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I am wondering what the recommendation is for the grains per gallon (gpg) setting of a water softener. Our city states the gpg is about 23, but a few years ago I had Sears do the water test and the... Read more »

Wall wart beeping?

rating: 5

Starting yesterday, there has been a beeping sound in my home office, one half-second, every four seconds. What is it? If you don't know, maybe you know if an AC adapter, a wall wart can beep? It s... Read more »

Snowthrower tire ... where's the flat

rating: 5
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This is driving me crazy. One of my snowthrower's tires has a _really_ slo w leak. I've pumped it up to like 70lbs and put it under water and there a re no bubbles. However, if I wait a few week... Read more »

Why you should never marry a plumber

rating: 5

Why you should never marry a plumber. Well, Imagine being the bride ! How would you feel if your new husband stuck a wax ring on your finger during the wedding ceremony ? When it comes time for sex, ... Read more »

Lead acid battery charger (or alternator) switching to trickle with load pr...

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How does a lead acid battery charger (or car alternator) know when to switch to trickle charge? I can understand it noticing a drop in charging current if the battery is on its own, but what if a ra... Read more »

OT: my best fish picture of 2017

rating: 5

Hi All, I am addicted to trout fishing. When I so rudely destroy their dinner, I make them pose for a picture, them I release them to go complain to their friends about the poor quality of the f... Read more »

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