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what is this semicircular crank connector part called?

The plastic hand crank handle on my compost grinder just broke, and the company that made it is long out of business. I'm trying to see if I can find some other replacement, but I'm having trouble ...
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What is this rotating pipe adapter called

This is the solenoid valve from Orbit Water Timer I have. I want to know what is the rotating adapter on the right side called. I would want to buy one for some of the threaded taps that I have in my ...
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Does Electrical Travel Adapters Damage Circuits over long periods of time?

I bought an electric shaver in Australia store, one of those larger Panasonic brands. I want to use it at my residence in USA. Does using Type I (Australia) or International, to US adapter, over long ...
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Adapter: 1/8“ Dremel shank to 1/4” chuck

Situation: I have a Dremel rotary tool with normal 1/8" shank and a Dremel Multi-Vice. Need: I wish to attach this Dremel tool (with standard 1/8" shank held stead with my Dremel Multi-Vice)...
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Help w/ Countertop Dishwasher Connection/Adapter

I have a countertop dishwasher that needs to be hooked into my faucet, but the major obstacle is that my faucet is a pull-out spray head. I can pop the bottom of the spray head off to reveal the ...
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SDS Max bit in SDS Plus drill

Is there an adapter that would allow me to use an sds max chisel (or other) bit in a sds plus drill? The max bits are quite a bit longer and would lessen the amount i need to bend over :). Looking to ...
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Transformer won't work for US plug

I live in the UK but have a few US appliances in my possession which I would like to use here in the UK. To avoid having to rewire all the plugs, I bought a transformer to step down the voltage from ...
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How to connect weird fridge water line

I have this water line for my fridge. I don't know how it's suppose to connect to the water since it's just a plastic piece. The gold piece is where it's suppose to connect but doesn't connect to the ...
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Adapter: male pvc pipe to female metal outdoor faucet

I have an outdoor faucet that recently had a metal pipe (age caused it to crack) replaced with a pvc pipe. The faucet that is attached is metal, so it didn't leak before; it leaks now because it is a ...
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Why did my light string turn off after a short while with GU24 to E26 to socket outlet adapters?

I'm new to this website and (as you will see), I have no electrical knowledge. My wife and I recently moved and hung string lights in our back patio (bought from Costco; 24 watt per string). We do not ...
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Extending pvc drainage pipe that's “type c” (tele-duct)

I need to extend some 4" PVC drainage pipe. The problem I'm having is that the existing pipe is "Type C" ("tele-duct"). It has a slightly different outer diameter (4.350") than a typical PVC pipe (e....
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Powerline Adapter Into prong Converter

I live in a pretty old house that has only 2 prong outlets on the floor where my router is. I have bad WifI in my room, two floors up so I bought This Powerline Adapter However, the Adapter is 3 ...
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Can I plug a powerline adapter into a grounded-in-wall adapter?

I have one outlet right next to my router and need it for a bunch of other electronics. I currently have a grounded 6 outlet in-wall adapter plugged in. It is not a surge protector, just an outlet. ...
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Do I need a transformer to use this lamp in the US?

I bought a lamp that was advertised as having 90V - 260V US power supply, and it has an LED screw-in type light bulb. I received the lamp and it has a type C plug adapted to type A for US power. ...
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Installing a Bidet and now the coupling (connector) leaks. I may have damaged the connecting plastic pipe

I bought a bidet online. Don't really do handy work, but it looked simple enough. Get everything set up, but the final step, connecting the cold water t adapter, was a bit tough. I was struggling and ...
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Accessory for connecting a manual scissor jack to a drill to lift it faster

I have a scissor jack and I was wondering if rather spinning it manually, if it is possible engaging it to my drill. I'm pretty sure that there is an accessory like a hook for drills, or something ...
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A 110V air purifier comes with a 100-240V adapter

I have a 110V air purifier that comes with a 100-240V adapter. Can I still use the air purifier with power input 220-240V? Do I need a transformer or converter? Thank you. Edit: I can’t find the ...
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What adapter do I need to connect Mr. Heater F273704 to a LP gas tank that has

Not knowing that this is something I have to pay attention to I bought this hose https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B001CFWF5U/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 The right side of the ...
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Adapting 1/2 hose to sink

Im building a simple low pressure foot pump operated sink. What adaptor should I be looking for to go from typical (USA) male faucet threads to 1/2 hose barb? I'm new to plumbing and have found ...
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LED light is on when it should not be

I have 3 12v LED under cabinet lights that I plan to install. The final install goal is to have the line power (120v) controlled by a pre-installed light switch (1-way) which currently operates 4 pot ...
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Can I use my receptacle multi-tap on both ends of an extension cord?

I have a Voltec three way adapter, it converts a 5-15 plug into a (3) 5-15 receptacles. Is it safe to use this adapter at either end of the extension cord? So three way adapter to extension cords then ...
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Is There a DIY Way of Fitting This Attachment to My Bathroom Tap?

I want to attach this shower hose attachment to my bathroom tap. It's a two-way system that lets you use the water through the tap or the shower head. Unfortunately the sizes don't match. The hose has ...
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How do I connect 1/4“ plastic tube to 3/8” sink connector outlet

I have a 3/8 inch O.D. male threaded sink connector supply line (which hooks up to a standard 3/8 faucet hose) which I need to connect to 1/4 inch plastic tubing. What adapters do I need? I ...
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Insert a 1/4 20 Threaded rod into a threaded 21/64 hole through metal

I'm installing a suspended lighting track system in a concrete ceiling. The ceiling has some abnormalities and the anchors (seen here: https://www.grainger.com/product/DEWALT-ENGINEERED-BY-POWERS-...
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Are adapters unsafe? Plug G to plug F (UK to Sweden)

I'm thinking of buying an instant pot ( https://www.instantpot.co.uk/product/instant-pot-duo-8-litre-electric-pressure-cooker-220v/ ). It's a UK version and I live in Sweden. The voltage and ...
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How can I use an off-peak controller with my 240v air conditioner?

My unit's window mount A/C unit is pictured. I am looking for a converter of some sort so I can use a utility supplied shutoff device. The Unit itself does not have a temperature control or setting. ...
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SDS to keyless chuck adapter? [closed]

I have Makita Xph07 and it is powerful enough to drill concrete, I want to use longer masonry drill bit, but all the longer bits are for SDS chuck only, is there any adapter that will allow me to use ...
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Hooking up a NEMA 6-30p heater to a 6-50r socket

I'm renting a garage, and it gets too cold in the winter to work comfortably. I ordered an electric 30 Amp rated space heater but realized that I have a 50 Amp, NEMA 6-50r receptacle. Obviously I ...
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Are light socket to outlet adapters safe for outdoor holiday lights?

We just moved into a split level house about 40 years old. This will be our first Christmas and I cannot figure out how to put up lights because we don't seem to have any outlets outside. I could ...
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What is in the 4-pin DC cable?

I received a used DVR, which expects a power supply like this -- note the 4-pin connector. I want to feed the DVR and the cameras from a battery-backed system like this so that the whole setup ...
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How to replace AC/DC adapter but keep old connector

I have an AC/DC adapter I need to replace for my dehumidifier. The whole system is no longer working, and I am confident the problem is with the adapter. Finding the correct adapter is easy enough; ...
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Do I need to cut this shop vac hose adapter when I use it?

I am using this with Rigind vacuum and a router table. The router table adapter is the size of the second section in the picture, counting from the right side bottom up. The vacuum is struggling ...
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RV / Manufactured Home Toilets Adapter

Situation: I'd like to eventually upgrade my toilet from a cheap, manual flush (need to physically apply foot pressure) to an affordable one that has a "walk away" flushing mechanism. It doesn't ...
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Is my NEMA 14-30R to NEMA L6-30R adapter safe?

At our studio we have a NEMA 14-30R outlet used for our kiln. When not in use, we want to use another piece of equipment that has an L6-30P plug. I believe the equipment is rated at 8AMP 240V. I ...