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toilet sluggish flush, check my diagnosis

December 18, 2018, 6:42 pm

The tank flushes into the bowl, the siphon starts, but at the end some wate r backs up into the bowl. It can bring a floater or two with it. It happens to all three toilets. So my guess is a cl... Read more »

OT Extracting code from chips, deompiling

December 18, 2018, 4:48 pm

OT Extracting code from chips, deompiling What is the current status of things. 1) Primarily, if a chip has computer code burned into it, can the code be retrieved by someone in possession of th... Read more »

Re: [OT]Some Really Interesting "Newbie" Posters In Home Repair

December 18, 2018, 2:58 pm

They're called proxies. This one is an expert in copyright infringement, stalking, racial hatred, spreading malware and lying. He's always drunk: https://tekrider.net/pages/david-brooks-stalker.... Read more »

Porch Pirate REVENGE!!!

December 18, 2018, 5:49 am

https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/17/this-fake-package-covers-porch-thieves-in-glitter-and-fart-spray/ Read more »

We the PEOPLE!!

December 18, 2018, 5:23 am

https://www.gofundme.com/TheTrumpWall# Read more »

Careful, it's heavy!

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December 16, 2018, 10:09 pm

What's the world coming to? I just bought 2 bags of seed for my parrots. Each one is 12.75kg. I picked both up at once and carried them easily, yet each ONE says on the back, it is recommended two... Read more »

Wrong thermostat in electric shower?

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December 15, 2018, 2:50 pm

I'm in the process of fitting a Triton electric shower, and was being nosy. I noticed it has a thermal cutout situated where the water leaves the heater unit, this: http://www.datasheet-pdf.info/ent... Read more »

Ot Are essential oils essential?

December 15, 2018, 1:06 am

Ot Are essential oils essential? I haven't got any so I think I must be missing out on a lot. Were they essential in the 19th century? What did those people do instead? Read more »

OT Can one return?

December 15, 2018, 12:53 am

OT If you dont' have the receipt for products you buy (at a store, probably) but you do have the credit card entry from your CC statement, can you return things at a store? Read more »

Johnson & Johnson reportedly knew about asbestos in baby powder, shares...

December 14, 2018, 7:42 pm

Johnson & Johnson shares plummeted on Friday after an explosive report published by ReutersOpens a New Window. alleged the company knew about the presence of cancer-causing asbestos in its ubiqui... Read more »

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Vanguard(Dynavent) wall furnace not working

rating: 5

My father lives in a condo where every unit is heated by 2 natural gas vented wall furnaces. He used to have 2 Dynavent DNV 25 units (1 in the living room and 1 in the bedroom), then about 3 years a... Read more »

framing basement with 2x3's...PT baseplate???

rating: 5

I want to frame my basement with 2x3 to save some space in certain areas. I know this is fairly common, but since using pressure treated as the baseplate is standard practice for basement work what ... Read more »

GFCI : Kitchen crackling sound with light smoke

rating: 5

When we use a Microwave oven and toster together in Kitchen, one of the GFCI receptacles in Kitchen generates a crackling sound, with light smoke. I have discontinued usage of microwave in Kitchen an... Read more »

Setting the Intermatic DT500CL digital self adjusting timer is impossible

rating: 5

I give up. I never should have bought that Intermatic DT500CL digital self adjusting timer! I just want to get that out there because I'd hate to see another person have to go through the frustratio... Read more »

well shock questions... bypass my water softener and green-sand filter???

rating: 5

Hello, I can always rely on good advice from this forum..... I plan to shock my well before a long weekend of camping. I've never done that before. I've printed step-by-step instructions on well mea... Read more »

Tarnished Schlage

rating: 5

I have a Schlage door knob lock and a separate Schlage dead bolt. When I moved into my home, I had a locksmith come out to replace the locks for security and because they were tarnished. He talked ... Read more »

Top-notch OSB vs. Plywood

rating: 5

My builder wants to use Lousiana Pacific Top-notch OSB for the subflooring in our new house. I haven't heard much about the product, can anyone shed some light (pros/cons) to using it? Thanks! Read more »

Window air leak

rating: 5

I have casement windows, the ones that open with a lever, are hinged on top and tilt outwards. Two frames have parted away from the wall and opened up a slit around 1/8 inch wide. Cold winter air ... Read more »

DoorKnob Spindle thread?

rating: 5

I have a few old doorknobs that can use a new spindle,the problem is what kind of thread is used on the spindle,the threads on most of the door knobs are stripped, I've tried 3/8x30 nuts to check t... Read more »

Paragon Electric analog timer for hot water heater, model 4001-00

rating: 5

I'm trying to figure out how to set up our hot water heater to turn on around 6am (but also so it will turn on as needed when the hot water is used at other times, e.g. if someone takes a shower i... Read more »

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