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    Have the current owner upgrade that mess as...

    Have the current owner upgrade that mess as condition of sale.
  2. Maybe would be worth it, at least for piece of...

    Maybe would be worth it, at least for piece of mind, to have indoor air quality sample taken in your home from an environmental consultant.
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    Trane vs york, which one to choose?

    I am replacing my 20 yr. old Trane xe78 and heil 2 ton hvac system due to me being anal retentive and trying to beat the new laws about not being able to install 80%'ers anymore after this spring. I...
  4. Need pro's opinion on HVAC system replacement

    I have a 20 yr old Trane XE78 furnace coupled with some off brand a/c unit. This combo was original from when the house was built in 93. System is functional right now and it has been trouble free,...
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    Can anyone tell me what plant this is?

    See attachment for pic,
    This grows extremely fast, new growth shoots are hollow, then turn solid and branch-like after a year or so. Its very invasive, I tried to transplant a part and found most of...
  6. Correo300 -I went with a chamberlain whisper...

    Correo300 -I went with a chamberlain whisper drive(belt) which replaced an old crasftman chain drive. The new opener came with new trolley and drive, so there was nothing extra I had to get. Simply...
  7. You guys are going to make me rip out even more...

    You guys are going to make me rip out even more perfectly good drywall to run these.(haha)
    Thanks for the advice, all!
  8. Water supply lines in concrete subfloor - can u do this?

    I would like to turn half bath on first floor (multi level home) into full bath, but that part of house sits on concrete subfloor. The main stack would be easy to tap from the new tub area, just have...
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    Trench dam in sanitary sewer

    Why do most city codes require a trench dam in gravity sewer line from house to the main sanitary sewer - what does this dam actually do?
  10. Question: Triplets

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    Triplets

    My wife and I are expecting triplets in October. We have no kids now, so we go from 0 to 3 overnight! I have been able to turn my episodes of sheer panic into motivation to ensure that I have things...
  11. I think the f.o. should have been in the left...

    I think the f.o. should have been in the left seat for that one.
    I think It's a classic human factors case - We may know what to do if we are answering it on a test sitting in a classroom, but we...
  12. I guess I meant to say trolley, not the door lift...

    I guess I meant to say trolley, not the door lift bracket
  13. Never mind - I figured it out

    Never mind - I figured it out
  14. Change garage door opener from chain to belt drive

    I have a chain drive garage door opener that I want to replace with a belt drive system. The new belt opener I want has new drive/track system included - my question - will the adapter to the door...
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    I did not see answer 2 -- I have found that if...

    I did not see answer 2 --
    I have found that if money is the only reason to be at a job, you will be miserable all the time. There is a middle ground that most people find to tolerate a job and...
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    It depends on the airlines policy - we are...

    It depends on the airlines policy - we are required to be on test flights after the airplane leaves heavy (c check) as an insurance policy for the flight crew and to diagnose any issues that may...
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    Is it really a good idea? I see people trying to...

    Is it really a good idea? I see people trying to "drive" on the highway who should not be authorized to operate a coffee maker, let alone a flying vehicle!
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    Therm. Expansion tank

    Should I install a thermal expansion tank when I install new Gas hot water heater?
    My current tank(installed 14 yrs ago when house was built!) does not have one, and I do not have a closed water...
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    For a roofing expert.

    My neighbor had a new roof put on and I noticed that instead of exposed flashing that I normally see between the slopes where different sections of roof meet, they continued the shingles...
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    Jet fuel is perfectly healthy for you and the...

    Jet fuel is perfectly healthy for you and the environment... :)
    Actually, it is only kerosene - the same as the exhaust from a space heater, but of course a much larger concentration of it. I'm sure...
  21. Thanks!

    Thanks!
  22. Flexi vs. black iron gas line to water heater gas valve

    I have seen gas water heater " install kits" that use the yellow flex appliance line for the gas connection to the gas valve on the water heater. My tank was installed when the house was built and...
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    Gutter/sump pump drainage

    My house has a very common gutter/ sump pump drain system that drains gutter runoff directly to the curb via buried pvc from the gutter downspout to the street. Front and rear downspouts connect on...
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    Speed of sound changes with air temp. - with air...

    Speed of sound changes with air temp. - with air temp decrease, the speed of sound decreases. At higher altitudes the air density and pressure ratio is lowered, along with temp. so speed of sound...
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    Thanks for the info!

    Thanks for the info!
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    Annoying Fuzzy things floating everywhere

    We have white fuzzy seed - things floating all over the yard/neighborhood and accumulating heavily, making a huge mess that is causing me to go insane every time I go outside.
    The once green grass...
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    I cant explain this one.

    This is terrific - Cessna's rigorous new water testing for the CJ...
    YouTube - Jet Airplane Crash In Water "You won't believe what happens"
  28. Question: Reverse Gear

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    The "weight on wheel" switches on the main gear...

    The "weight on wheel" switches on the main gear have to be in ground position for the t'r's to deploy. The nose prox's on SOME a/c do not have to be in this condition, so you can deploy while the...
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    Is this floor installed over a concrete slab or...

    Is this floor installed over a concrete slab or wood subfloor?
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    Here's one shortcut - Flight School, Flight...

    Here's one shortcut - Flight School, Flight Training for Pilots | Aviation Flight Schools - Not sure what qualifications and flight time you need for Comair Academy, but I have seen very young and...
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    I have to agree with Captain Rich - The thrust is...

    I have to agree with Captain Rich - The thrust is not turning the wheels, but pushing the aircraft. It will not make a difference how fast the wheels are spinning at the start of takeoff, they will...
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    Most 747's have GE CF6 turbofans, which produce...

    Most 747's have GE CF6 turbofans, which produce up to 70,000 lbs. thrust PER engine.
    Here's a link to their site, maybe they have more info.
    GE - Aviation: CF6
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    These guys should know- Head, Inc. - Airfield...

    These guys should know- Head, Inc. - Airfield Pavement Specialists
  34. Question: Super Stall

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    [QUOTE=Mylittlesunshyne]Stall: Happiness can be...

    [QUOTE=Mylittlesunshyne]Stall: Happiness can be found in the DARKEST of times, as long as one only remembers to turn on the lights.



    By the way, My Little Sunshine, that's a terrific phrase!
  35. Question: Super Stall

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    According to the FAA, a stall results when the...

    According to the FAA, a stall results when the critical AOA is exceeded.(A separation of airflow over the airfoil) An airplane can be stalled at ANY airspeed in any flight attitude.
    I don't know...
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    That's awesome... his outfit fits nicely in a...

    That's awesome... his outfit fits nicely in a little plane, but his balls must have been shipped in a much larger plane!
  37. Question: Aero plane

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    The problem is not that the air is combustible,...

    The problem is not that the air is combustible, but the pressure increase inside the tire that blows the tire off the rim with explosive force, sending shrapnel from the 8 ply of steel belts inside...
  38. Question: Aero plane

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    Nitrogen is used in aircraft tires to reduce the...

    Nitrogen is used in aircraft tires to reduce the expansion/contraction caused by extreme heat generated on landing and severe cold temp. at altitude.
  39. Question: Super Stall

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    That's right about the time when the airplane...

    That's right about the time when the airplane magically transforms into a large falling object.
  40. Question: Aero plane

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    Nitrogen will not expand as the tire heats up,...

    Nitrogen will not expand as the tire heats up, which keeps air pressure even
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    No, its not an added spray for pax comfort, its...

    No, its not an added spray for pax comfort, its just fog from the rapid change in air temp. that will occur as the air for cabin is drawn off the engines and ran through an expansion turbine in the...
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    Hmmm... I guess I should brush up on my basic...

    Hmmm... I guess I should brush up on my basic physics... :(
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    Actually, yes it should be OK. Turbine engines...

    Actually, yes it should be OK. Turbine engines are able to run for a small amount of time on avgas if its necessary, so the valve should be suitable for gasoline as well as jetA.
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    I'm not sure if gasoline may eat the seal, but...

    I'm not sure if gasoline may eat the seal, but try it - it should work.
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    work =30,000 power=100 to calculate the force...

    work =30,000
    power=100

    to calculate the force used, you need the weight of the car, multiplied by the distance it was moved.
    Divide that answer by the time it took to move, and we get how much...
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    I recommend moving somewhere where the ramp is...

    I recommend moving somewhere where the ramp is never below 50 degrees:)
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    Hydraulic means fluid power, or using a liquid to...

    Hydraulic means fluid power, or using a liquid to create linear motion.
    A good example is a floor jack for your car, or even the strut on a car's trunk
    Pneumatic means powered by air. The impact...
  48. First off, there is an innocent child at risk...

    First off, there is an innocent child at risk here - I don't believe being around drug use is the best thing for her.
    Next, your own sobriety is also in danger here as well.
    As a recovering...
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    There is also an organization that is in place to...

    There is also an organization that is in place to help you, the spouse of an alcoholic, deal with this difficult process and provide a support group for you. This will put you in touch with people...
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    That stinks. Thanks for the help, though!

    That stinks.
    Thanks for the help, though!
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