A quick fix for a sticking Fluidmaster toilet valve.

I don’t have the time to replace the valve right now but this quick hack worked.

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Fixing a broken dolly

The weld failed that connected the small wheels used when the dolly was in a flat, horizontal position. The fix was relatively easy. 

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Zurich Automotive Code Reader from Harbor Freight

I needed a code reader for automotive codes on short notice. I purchased the Zurich code reader from Harbor Freight

 

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Use a pipe wrench to straighten bent metal parts

A pipe wrench can come in handy if you are trying to straighten bent metal parts. 

 

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Pool Pump Shlock Fix

Last Updated on 1 year by Christopher G Mendla

This is truly a shlock job. But it worked.

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What is a Dong Fang?

I’m not sure But this sounds like it could be nasty

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Cleaning the Carburetor on a 2003 Craftsman Roto Tiller.

I let my Craftsman Roto Tiller sit neglected in the shed for over three years. About an hour of carburetor cleaning got it running again.

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1950’s Crash – Philadelphia PA

A photo from either the late 1940’s or early 1950’s of a car that crashed into a store in Philadelphia

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Replacing the cutting deck and a mandrel on a lawn tractor.

It’s that time of the year again. Time to remove the plow and put the cutting deck back on. This year, I had to replace a mandrel.

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Snakes on the Washing Machine

A couple of years ago I went down the basement to throw a load of wash in. As I went to set the water level, I noticed this little critter

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