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They do make 1/4" caps that can be soldered on to your 1/4" tubing which would make a better looking job. If the liquid is in the tubing when you are soldering, it may absorb the heat and may make soldering extremely difficult and if the acetone out-gasses or vaporizes from the heat similar to boiling water, soldering may be impossible. If you are ...


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acetone is stable at typical soldering temperatures, so that sounds feasible, I would anneal the tube first, clean and tin the inside, clean off the flux residue then fill and proceed as described.


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GET A NEW ELECTRICIAN! Not only is putting a 25a breaker in a code violation at least in the NEC it is probably a real issue. Things like defrost coils go bad think of your heating element on an electric stove this is similar to what may have failed . Increasing the breaker has increased the fire risk! I say this as a licensed Electrician that also has HVAC ...


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Drill and tap it. If it is not threaded you can use a slide hammer to inch it out. If it is threaded in the hole use a cap screw and tighten a nut down on the face of the pin and try to rotate it out. Possibly try and bottom the bolt out in the hole you tapped and then spin it out.


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As the hinge pin appears to be flush with the plastic bushing, the first attack would be to pry at the edges of the bushing. If you can wiggle it out, the pin becomes more exposed, allowing for more prying directly on the pin. If you can get a tool between the bushing and the pin, there's another wedge pry point. If you have access to strong magnets, you may ...


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Assuming someone didn't screw around with the refrigerator's thermostat or temperature setting... Typically, that problem is due to failure of the circulating fan housed in the freezer...thermostats almost never fail. Hopefully, you notice there is no or very little noise being made by the refrigerator when you open the freezer. It doesn't matter how cold ...


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Those air coolers or swamp coolers as they are sometimes called, will only work in an area with very low humidity. They use what is called "evaporative cooling" to achieve a lower air temperature and while operating produce a lot of humidity. They will not produce air temperatures that are as cold as an airconditioning unit but they will lower the ...


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That "plumber" did you no service by leaving you with old fully rotating valves that are likely to break if you force them open! They break easily without force! He's just waiting for you to break it, flood the place and call him back. I'd call him back and first ask him why he didn't install "quarter turn" valves. Get him to install ...


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Agree with others that very much doesn't look like a new valve. Solution will be a combination of Brute force, heat and penetrating oil. Good article that's helped me before here: https://www.superterry.com/loosen-a-stuck-shut-off-valve/


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Once the supply lines for the fridge have had all the water evaporated there won't an environment for mold to grow. The same can be said for bacteria. You may be able to facilitate the evaporation by opening the hose somewhere in the water supply line which would allow the water to drain faster. If there is a disposable filter it should be removed as it will ...


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If you don’t use the lines over time things will grow in poly tubing, but copper not as much. If you have a plug for the line it will keep it from dribbling and collecting contaminants, but the lines will need to be flushed after a period of no use.


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I’ve done everything beside blowing this piece of crap up ! Finally I found a solution that has lasted over 6 months . Take everything out of the frig including shelves . Remove plastic fan cover and the lines running to the left of the fan are the ones freezing up bad design on Samsung’s part . Buy some simple insulation tape and wrap all the lines that are ...


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I'd use a surface raceway for this job This sort of branch-circuit extension job sounds like something that'd be trivial to do using home-store-special 500-series Wiremold or equivalent surface metallic raceway, with a a few 14AWG THHNs run inside it and a single 15A receptacle at the far end for the garage fridge. You can either have a receptacle (even a ...


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