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  1. Question for oil burner tech

    I have a Beckett oil burner on my boiler. The blower motor won't spin and the safety lock-out trips. I disconnected the motor from the pump and pushed the reset button, the motor won't start to spin unless I give the blower a little spin, then it will spin at what seems like full speed. My...
  2. Outdoor movie screen

    A couple weeks ago, I borrowed a projector and screen from work. We watched jaws outside next to the lake. The screen was 6ft wide and everyone had a great time. I wanted a bigger screen, so I made a simple 2x4 frame and stretched a painter's drop cloth on it. 12ft wide 9ft high. It is big...
  3. Lost my father

    On Thursday morning my dad lost his battle with cancer at 82 years old. This was his the 5th different cancer he has had over the years. He was an incredible person. A loving husband, father, brother and friend. An Army Veteran stationed in Germany from 1956 to 1962 . After returning home he...
  4. Snowblower for sale

    Murray 5hp 22" snowblower. Starts but will only run for a short time then dies. It worked good last season but sat with gas in it over the summer. Someone with a little carb knowledge should be able to get it working. $75 or trade for ? Located in Methuen
  5. I need some advice/ help

    Thursday night, my mom had a major stroke. An MRI shows damage in 75 percent of the right side of her brain. She is paralyzed on her left side and non verbal. She is in tough shape. Myself and 2 siblings are here (in Florida). with her. We want to bring her home to Massachusetts. Has anyone...
  6. FREE pre-lit Christmas tree

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  7. read your insurance policy

    Check your insurance policy. I wish I had. My house was broken into recently while I was on vacation. I thought the $195,000 "contents" coverage was good for the contents of the house and more than enough coverage. I was wrong. It turns out that I have limited coverage for certain items...
  8. Houston botched robbery

    http://abc13.com/news/man-in-custody-after-botched-wendys-robbery-fiasco/1629648/ One of the cops dropped his gun, gun goes bang, shoots another cop. then the police dog bites another cop.
  9. check LTC expiration date

    I just talked to a friend who got denied buying ammo because his LTC is expired. The thing is he just got it renewed in January. The date of issue and expiration are both jan, xx, 2016. He never noticed it and hasn't used it since he got it. He is going to call FRB on Monday. It was a little...
  10. Do you drive better when carrying?

    After posting in the .380 opinions thread it got me wondering if other people drive better when carrying. I have noticed I stop at stop signs even if I can clearly see no one coming the other way. I don't try to beat yellow lights or drive as fast as I used too. I check my headlights, tail...
  11. dented brass .223

    Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong? I am de-priming and sizing .223 brass. I noticed dents on a couple of the tapered parts. It looks like a potato chip, wavy all the way around it. I took the die apart and cleaned it. I didn't notice any build up of lube or any dirt. The dies are new. I...
  12. Ortiz retiring

    I just saw on channel 7 that Ortiz will retire at the end of next season.
  13. Student wanted to shoot up Methuen School

    http://www.eagletribune.com/news/methuen-teen-arrested-for-threatening-to-shoot-up-high-school/article_98a748a3-4121-5a9c-8caf-c661cb7ec38e.html Someone came forward and told the cops someone was talking about shooting at the High School.
  14. Winterizing a house

    I own a Summer home and I am going to close it up for the winter. I need a little advice on how to winterize it. My plan is to drain the water heater, Take out the water meter, drain all the pipes. I think I can suck all of the water out of a low point in the plumbing. I plan to use a...
  15. WTS Pelican pedal boat

    Used pedal boat. Red top, white bottom. The kids don't use it anymore and it's sitting taking up space. I will text or email pictures from my phone and will add them here when I get to a computer. Located in Methuen. $50 or trade.
  16. boiler relief valve question

    I have an oil fired FHW boiler with a bad relief valve. It started dripping and I tried to tap it to see if it would stop. It just made it worse. The inlet regulator is set for 10 psi, the gage reads 15 psi. everything has been fine until today. My question is, Would it be OK to get a new relief...
  17. My Glock cracked

    I have a Glock 17 that has a crack in the right side from the slide to the back of the mag release button. I noticed it the other day but have no idea how long it has been there. Has anyone seen one like this? I called Glock and they said send it in and they will see if it is covered under...
  18. WTS WTS/WTT carb for 5 hp Tecumseh motor

    replacement carb for Tecumseh PN640152A HM80 HM 100 carb. I got it for a 5hp motor on my snow blower but got a new machine. New in box. Was $68 I will take $30 or trade for some ammo, .223, .308, .22, 9mm, ,30-06 or reloading stuff. Try me. PM here with phone # for pictures. I don't know how to...
  19. BMW starting problem

    I have a 2007 328XI. I thought the battery was going dead because the motor was turning slower and slower with every start. I replaced the battery this morning and no improvement. Now it wont even turn over enough to start. I hooked a charger up and verified the battery is fully charged. The...
  20. downfalls to loaning a canoe for the day

    I was wondering what liability I would be opening myself up to if I was to offer to loan a canoe or kayaks to someone who wanted to use them. If I have them sign a release of liability would that cover me if they were to get hurt? or is it a bad idea to let someone use your stuff? I see lots...
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