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Old 11-17-2010, 06:12 AM   #3181
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You can probably get an igniter for 50 bucks or less and install it yourself. You can also start the furnace manually with a BBQ lighter. Don't recommend it..but it can be done.

Whatever you do-ask for the price before some small time scamming POS furnace repair shop (Parker HVAC) rips you off for 300 bucks.
Yup, part is out, I know that online + shipping is ~$30 and I've manually started it w/ a BBQ lighter twice now. Just waiting for 7:30 when most shops open since I couldn't find one at Home Depot, Lowes or Ace. Nice to know that when the temps drop into the teens overnight, my house is insulated well enough to lose only 9 degrees through the night. I had one house that would drop more than 10 degrees overnight with the heat working

I was dreading some shop quoting me something like $100 and the subsequent laughing at them, but $300 is



8:50 edit ~ Yeahhhh! I have a furnace that works like it's supposed to again. $50 locally (I got 3 quotes, 2 from general HVAC repair shops, one from a Rheem shop) and learned these things have a 5 year expected life span. I'll order my "spare" from online for half the price. What happened to pilot-lights?

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Old 11-17-2010, 07:59 AM   #3182
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Maybe search for some 'old time toys' user group? One that discusses and preserves such items?
Sometimes you just have to throw shit away. Ben, entropy is a cold bitch. It may not be worth the heartbeats to forestall the inevitable. OTOH, if all your bikes are running like clockwork, you've run out of home improvement projects, and you are annoying the shit out of everyone around you because you need something to keep you busy for the winter, go for it.
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Old 11-17-2010, 09:34 AM   #3183
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guess the heat from mine here at 9375 feet is just a figment of my imagination!
I also have a Mr Buddy Heater and have never had any issues with mine working at high altitudes. I use it in my four-person, four-season tent during cold weather camping trips. It sits in one vestibule and will heat the entire tent in just a few minutes, usually to the point of having to open up the other vestibule to regulate the heat. I do turn it off at night.

Mine's even been submerged while trying to heat up an outboard motor while duck hunting. It dried out for a couple of hours, then fired right back up and I haven't had a problem with it since. I'm a guy that breaks things, so I like toys that can stand up to that kind of abuse.
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Old 11-17-2010, 09:46 AM   #3184
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Sometimes you just have to throw shit away. Ben, entropy is a cold bitch. It may not be worth the heartbeats to forestall the inevitable. OTOH, if all your bikes are running like clockwork, you've run out of home improvement projects, and you are annoying the shit out of everyone around you because you need something to keep you busy for the winter, go for it.
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Old 11-17-2010, 10:52 AM   #3185
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Poor Tami! Did ya get her a cookie?
NO! The meanie!


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Old 11-17-2010, 06:50 PM   #3186
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Quality degraded, video was corrupted & audio lost after a minor spill. Was able to recover the video portion after jumping through beaucoup (for my limited skills) technical hoops. :)

And another; Skyline Drive in Canon City. Never edited video before, something fun to do & learn while thinking about warmer weather!




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Old 11-17-2010, 06:51 PM   #3187
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Old 11-17-2010, 08:43 PM   #3188
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Old 11-17-2010, 08:55 PM   #3189
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That guy just can't be human...stunning!
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Old 11-17-2010, 10:30 PM   #3190
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NO! The meanie!


Well......by now Duke owes you at least 2 cookies.......AND a glass of milk!
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Old 11-18-2010, 12:13 AM   #3191
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First song is called "Wax and wire" from a Portland local band named Loch Lomond. Very cool.
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Old 11-18-2010, 07:12 AM   #3192
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Well......by now Duke owes you at least 2 cookies.......AND a glass of milk!

He was kind enough to give me ONE Oreo last night, but I had to beg.
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Old 11-18-2010, 08:09 AM   #3193
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He was kind enough to give me ONE Oreo last night, but I had to beg.


I'm sending you a box of homemade rougalach...then you can make Duke sit up and beg.
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Old 11-18-2010, 09:52 AM   #3194
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I'm sending you a box of homemade rougalach...then you can make Duke sit up and beg.
I'll deliver it for you
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Old 11-18-2010, 10:20 AM   #3195
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I'll deliver it for you
I'll bet if I gave those cookies to you in a strong box with multiple locks and chains on it that they would still be gone by the time you got to Salida! I've heard about you and your cookie fetish...Toddler...the original cookie monster!
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