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comment Is it possible to use the ice maker on a refrigerator without a water supply line?
Do a test run. On many fridges, the tray will barely fill or the valve will not operate properly without sufficient pressure.
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comment Troubleshooting a circular saw that quit working
@ChrisCudmore, nevertheless, it used to be a very common, subtle hint that something might be wrong. ;) You kids with your plastic, cordless stuff might never know the joy of the 60Hz shuffle.
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comment How do I drill a hole in a shelf without going all the way through?
Good point. Doesn't always work (tight spots, small pieces, non-flat pieces), but worth remembering.
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comment How to separate the two parts linked by these hinges?
I used a program called Fireworks, but there are hundreds of photo editing programs out there -- some for free, and including free websites IIRC.
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comment How to separate the two parts linked by these hinges?
@craig, that's probably not an issue. The door is metal; I've never seen one of those with a glued-on mirror; it will be framed in some manner. ... But even if the other side is not easily accessible, he can reattach the door by using pop-rivets.
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answered How to separate the two parts linked by these hinges?
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revised How to separate the two parts linked by these hinges?
Misc fixes; improve images a little
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Well, I was going to vote for you, but your failure to appreciate the sublime, simple beauty of the slotted screw, has proved that you'd be pants as a moderator! ;)
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comment What debuzzing coil should I use to get rid of lamp hum?
Pretty sure your friend is wrong; the 10µH specified will be operating at about half its temperature-rise current and one-fifth its saturation current. The purpose of that inductor is to guarantee that the capacitor wouldn't overload the dimmer (it probably wouldn't anyway) and to also help smooth the HF spikes that dimmers often produce. ... PS: The additional parts are cheap (and so are most dimmers), go ahead and try it.