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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Today, 01:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,197
Posted By mswlogo
I think the checkmarks indicate most everything...

I think the checkmarks indicate most everything was done.
But yeah, they usually always state what nozzle they put in.
Itís very odd technician said bolts were to rusted to remove.
They...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,197
Posted By mswlogo
Chimney that old is probably not lined. Even...

Chimney that old is probably not lined.
Even if it was, I bet it’s a mess, based on your history of “maintenance” ;)

If you have CO detectors (I’d make sure you have a few) you can probably let...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-20-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,197
Posted By mswlogo
How old is the furnace (I mean boiler) and...

How old is the furnace (I mean boiler) and chimney?

Like mentioned, I donít think you have to panic but it should get resolved promptly.

The fact that your flue pipe rotted through could mean...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-20-2022, 01:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,197
Posted By mswlogo
Good tips. Also make sure exhaust is not...

Good tips.

Also make sure exhaust is not getting sucked back into house.
How quick do you smell it? Is it near the boiler right after it fires up or does it take a while to smell it through out...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-18-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,197
Posted By mswlogo
Did you have a Carbon Monoxide Alarm?

Did you have a Carbon Monoxide Alarm?
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-18-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,197
Posted By mswlogo
I always called Steam heat a Boiler and the rest...

I always called Steam heat a Boiler and the rest a Furnace.
Because only Steam heat "Boils" the water :)
I believe that's where the original term "Boiler" comes from.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-17-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,197
Posted By mswlogo
Yeah, something doesn't sound right. Maybe...

Yeah, something doesn't sound right.

Maybe he has an air intake for the Oil Burner Blower with a filter on it or something.

@SailAway can you post a picture?
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-17-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,197
Posted By mswlogo
He doesn’t have air filters. He has “radiators”...

He doesn’t have air filters. He has “radiators” (i.e. Forced Hot Water). And it wouldn’t cause the problems he sees (smells) either.
If you had a clogged air filter it would over heat the heat...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-17-2022, 01:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,197
Posted By mswlogo
Red face You just need to have the furnace serviced. ...

You just need to have the furnace serviced.

There is a filter. It’s called an oil filter and your least likely problem.

You really need to service oil burners every year. Two at most,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By mswlogo
Thatís a good find. Iíve also done the daily...

Thatís a good find. Iíve also done the daily timer trick years ago but later found things stable enough to stay up and not need it. Also had one on a flaky web cam. My place might as well be on an...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-15-2022, 10:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,069
Posted By mswlogo
Which model? My HomeDepot model was running...

Which model?

My HomeDepot model was running fine down to 20F.
But it would go into defrost mode about once an hour for 10 min (no heat).
Considering the place has no insulation under the...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 01-13-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By mswlogo
A lot of statistics show that the less educated...

A lot of statistics show that the less educated the less likely to get vaccinated.

Now this.

https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20210730/study-finds-covid-19-may-lower-intelligence
Forum: Boating 01-09-2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,347
Posted By mswlogo
Where I had my inboard I could get away with itís...

Where I had my inboard I could get away with itís challenges in maneuvering. If I had to pull into some of those public docks on Winni, with peak traffic, it would be tough. I can do it, but you...
Forum: Boating 01-08-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,347
Posted By mswlogo
It really depends on your needs. We've had 3...

It really depends on your needs. We've had 3 places on NewFound. First was a shared beach which was a bit of walk. We had an 18' I/O back then, but a pontoon might have been better since we would...
Forum: Boating 01-08-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,347
Posted By mswlogo
I never liked toon boats even though every...

I never liked toon boats even though every neighbor under the sun has one. I kind always considered them the ďmini vanĒ boat. I also hate mini vans and refused to ever buy one.

But we might be...
Forum: Boating 01-08-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,347
Posted By mswlogo
I never had either style but I will say one of...

I never had either style but I will say one of the best features of our full inboard Tige was the platform at water level on the back. We lived on it :) Dogs loved it too. Unfortunately the ducks did...
Forum: Automotive 01-05-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By mswlogo
None of my cars have spares. One less chore. ...

None of my cars have spares. One less chore.

But I do carry a compressor in each car and have since 12V ones became available.

Way more useful than a spare.

I also carry a plug kit, also...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,766
Posted By mswlogo
Yeah, itís a lot like flying accidents. Even...

Yeah, itís a lot like flying accidents. Even hobby flying.
They are very good at picking apart what caused an accident without assigning blame.
Just as a teaching moment.
Forum: Automotive 01-05-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By mswlogo
Every snow tire Iíve bought in the last 20 years...

Every snow tire Iíve bought in the last 20 years is directional.
Probably most All Weather ones are too.
Lots of performance tires are too.

For many years it was a bad idea to reverse...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,766
Posted By mswlogo
I really donít think posts here were insensitive...

I really donít think posts here were insensitive at all.
A couple of ďwhat were they thinkingĒ.
Then folks reminded us that we were dumb, young and lucky it wasnít us in the past.
But all in...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By mswlogo
And lose a friend, no way. They were there long...

And lose a friend, no way. They were there long before us, renting it for many years. Who am I to come in tell them what they can and canít do. We moved to a better spot, not to far away. We didnít...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By mswlogo
Yeah we had an issue with renters from a house a...

Yeah we had an issue with renters from a house a few houses over. Luckily I had a lot of frontage and so did my neighbor that was full time so that gave us some buffer.

But it was fireworks...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,900
Posted By mswlogo
You can try here. Time it right for the...

You can try here.

Time it right for the Fishing Derby (around 3rd week in Feb, NH School Break) weekend on the Ice.
Definitely a view, probably with a sunset.
Definitely Restaurant and Bar....
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-04-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,069
Posted By mswlogo
I had an Industrial type Electric Heater with a...

I had an Industrial type Electric Heater with a blower in the cellar. Set at a few degrees lower in case Furnace failed. Furnace never failed in 20 years.

If house is calling for heat and doesn’t...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-03-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,069
Posted By mswlogo
Our previous house was a modern 2x6 construction...

Our previous house was a modern 2x6 construction with oil heat.
So I used to keep it at 40F.

It was a HUGE difference, heat didnít even come on until around January.

I had multiple alarms...
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