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    My Shopsmith 10ER

    A few days ago I got my dream tool. It's a little older than I was hoping, but it's got that vintage tool charm. My Shopsmith is a Model 10ER, made in 1948. It needs some restoration, but I look...
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    Re: Water heater repaired..... opinions needed.

    I plan on redoing the cold water side. I want to put in a ball valve and get rid of the saddle valve. I may relocate the expasion tank if it is supposed to be installed vertically.
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    Re: Water heater repaired..... opinions needed.

    The gas line to the heater was made of the wrong material. I forgot what he said it was. But code now calls for a different type.
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    Water heater repaired..... opinions needed.

    I recently had my 40gal water heater replaced. Due to a leak at the bottom. I had a Richmond Miser replaced with a Reliance 606. I paid $530, even with a home warranty. They did not cover the...
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    Re: Removing caked on mineral deposits

    You can use vinegar to remove most deposits. Here's a link that describes the many uses for vinegar. Plus vinegar is cheaper than some commercial cleaners.
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    Re: Odor in bathroom

    Sounds like a change in diet is in order. :o
    Sorry couldn't resist.
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    Re: Soil Stack Pipe Repair (cast iron)

    It sounds like you may need to replace the cast iron tee where the 2" drain connects to the stack. Depending on your skill level,you may be able to do it. Here is a good article.
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    Re: A new member with an old problem.

    Hmm. Strange, I'll have to look into that. But now I've got to fix the squealing pipes I created with this fix. When I run my water dispensor from the fridge. I'll look elsewhere in the forum. Thx...
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    Re: A new member with an old problem.

    I finished replacing the valve and pressure regulator. And the pressure is at a steady 50 psi. Thx to all that replied and convinced me to go with this repair.

    The old setup....
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    Re: A new member with an old problem.

    Today I bought a new pressure regulator and a ball valve. I'll post the results.

    BTW: Is it me, or can you see the pictures in the posts. All I see are boxes with a red "X". Other forums have the...
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    Dremel Multi-Max ......... It's Okay.

    I bought one of these a few months ago and after completing a few projects with it, I feel I can give a proper review.I bought mine, model # 6300-01, at HD for $99 plus tax. I did some research...
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    Re: A new member with an old problem.

    QUOTE=Gizmo;63790]I think he read it wrong about the irrigation. It was about my neighbor, I opened his valve all the way and he was ok.

    Ok back to your problem. Shouldnt the city be able to find...
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    Re: A new member with an old problem.

    I understand your advise. But I never had an irrigation system installed. I think you're confusing my post with someone else's. I have not had any work done on my plumbing. But I see what you mean.
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    Re: A new member with an old problem.

    They guy at the hardware store claimed that when a regulator goes bad, the pressure increases. So do you disagree with that? I read somewhere else that the pressure could go down if the regulator is...
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    Re: A new member with an old problem.

    That's what I was thinking. But I need to unbury it first. The water company came and claimed that they could not locate it. Based on my neighbors' meter locations, I figure I can find mine easy....
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    A new member with an old problem.

    Hello all, I am so happy I found this site. I hope to be able to contribute some valuable input. I have a problem that Iím sure someone can offer an opinion on. I have very low water pressure. When I...
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