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JCB chainsaw

May 26, 2020, 9:45 pm

PCS38A I cannot refit the trigger spring. Has anyone got the same model or a photo/diagram showing how it fits. Read more »

Corrosion on hot water heater pipes

November 11, 2019, 4:57 pm

Is this hot water heater pipe corrosion normal? (1) Needs to be connected by a nipple, only brass available http://img4.imagetitan.com/img.php?image=20_image6071.jpg (2) Will the new brass nipple ... Read more »

Nylon gear adhesive

November 7, 2019, 9:53 am

What adhesive to repair nylon halved pencil sharpener gear? http://img4.imagetitan.com/img.php?image=20_image5623.jpg If it fails, what online pencil sharpener do you recommend? Read more »

Craftsman P/Molder gears

April 26, 2019, 12:23 pm

Looking for two gears for Model # 351233831. 30t and 31t Read more »

Can I Run 40:1 Oil In 50:1 Equipment?

July 2, 2018, 9:04 pm

Hello, I was wondering if I could run 40:1 gas ratio in a 50:1 gas ratio, my old string trimmer died and that took 40:1. I have 2 gallons of 40:1 gas. I am getting a new string trimmer and blower tha... Read more »

Garden shredder problem

September 4, 2017, 6:06 pm

My AL-KO shredder is 30 years old. It has recently developed a fault, viz. It runs for 10 seconds, then stops. Any answers please? Read more »

Hole saw

June 26, 2017, 1:01 pm

Which he saw is best for cutting into a 600mm cast iron sewer I need 5 inch cutter Thanks Read more »

Nutool 12 speed pillar drill What size chuck key please!

June 26, 2017, 9:07 am

Hi just bought a second hand Nutool 12 speed pillar drill model: DP16-12 does anybody please know what size chuck key this would take please? Read more »

Pre mix 50 to 1

June 15, 2017, 6:35 pm

I recently purchased a new Poulan chainsaw that says it needs a 50 to 1 mix. Can I use a can of pre-mixed fuel that I got from my local Echo dealer for my leaf blower? Read more »

all 4 of my Makita lithius batteries refuse to charge.

December 4, 2016, 1:27 am

I have 2 lithium 18V batteries and 2 Lithium/ion batteries for 18V. None will charge and they are NOT old. Charger blinks red/green. Book said that meant a bad charger but I bought a new one and i... Read more »

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Craftsman vs Chinese-made mechanic's tools

rating: 5

My Craftsman flex handle (breaker bar) was made in the '60s. Still good, but I wanted a longer one. I chose a Chinese import. Both are 1/2 inch drive. When compared, the Chinese tool is very well ... Read more »

What does it cost to run an apartment washer & Dryer $$?

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Our renter want to install apartmetn washer (110v) and dryer, how much should we raise the rent by? We have renters in the upstairs of our rental house, that don't have washer and dryer access, and... Read more »

who sells this bandsaw?

rating: 5

Hi Everyone, I've just inherited a 14 bandsaw from my father. He purchased it about two years ago at an estate sale. The owner's manual lists the manufacturer as Shih Sing, but the badge on the mach... Read more »

Eager Beaver 282 - Oil/Gas Mix ??

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Eager Beaver 282 - Oil/Gas Mix ?? I own a Eager Beaver 282 Weed Eater. I would like to know what is the oil-gas mixture ratio that Im supposed to supply. Thanks. Read more »

Ryobi 12v battery

rating: 5

I have a Ryobi 12v drill #HP1202M. The battery is #1311148. I have seen Ryobi replacement batteries #181918 on the web. Is this a legitimate replacement for my drill? Read more »

Need parts for my level

rating: 5

I have a level I purchased in 1992 called Libella 2000. It was made in Sweden by GGC. I need to get some spare parts for it. The label on it reads like this: EBO GGC ESKILSTUNA SWEDEN PATENT NO 74 14... Read more »

Riding LawnMower problem (lotsa smoke)

rating: 5

Hi all. My wife was cutting the grass the other day when the lawnmower engine (Briggs and Stratton) started smoking in great clouds. I looked at it and saw that oil was coming into the hot exhaust ... Read more »

power washer has no pressure

rating: 5

I have an excel power washer start up good but has no water pressure? Oil; is about 1/4 fill I have no manual to let me know how much oil is need an dose it have any thing to do with the pressure? Read more »

Slightly OT, but... Small Automatic Generator...?

rating: 5

Howdy, Yes, this may be OT, but you folks seem to know everything... I need to get an automatic backup generator, but my needs are unusual: The fully automatic units I can locate are all in the range... Read more »

Could it be my sewage ejector basin leaking

rating: 5

I have a basement sewage ejector pump. One day, the sewage water overfilled at the outside of the lid of the pit, and the shower water didn't drain any more. Obviously the sewage ejector pump was n... Read more »

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