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Re: Mechanical troubles!


The library shelving was done in place.  I don't know what it would cost to
bring someone in to your kitchen or maybe, you could do some research and
find out how it is done.  It isn't a big item and shouldn't take long once
set up.
Bonnie ETN Zone 7


> [Original Message]
> From: Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 2/28/2006 8:50:22 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Mechanical troubles!
>
> Somehow I can't see myself emptying my fridge and hauling it to the 
> autobody shop to get it painted- but thanks for the info.
>
> Theresa
>
> Kitty wrote:
>
> >Well of course it would - it has paint on it now doesn't it? My first
> >husband is an autobody painter and in the days when we had a shop at
> >home he would occasionally paint an appliance for a friend.
> >
> >
> >--
> >Kitty
> >neIN, Zone 5
> >  
> >
> >>hah! Wishful thinking.  I don't think any paint would stick to a fridge!
> >>Theresa
> >>
> >>Andrea Hodges wrote:
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>You know Theresa, as handy as you are around the house, I'm sure you 
> >>>could find someway to paint it............
> >>>A
> >>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa" <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> >>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>>Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 10:11 PM
> >>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Mechanical troubles!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>Lets see, I have an Amana fridge that is now about 5 years old.  It
> >>>>works great, but I hate the color (beige).  It was bought urgently
after
> >>>>our second-hand fridge died one day.  Stupidly I ordered the color
that
> >>>>matched the kitchen counters (which I hate).  So- I'm actually hoping
> >>>>this fridge dies soon, so I can justify getting a new one that is not
> >>>>such a hideous color.  Live and learn- word of advice- order appliance
> >>>>that you like- not that match the kitchen color you hate!
> >>>>
> >>>>Theresa
> >>>>
> >>>>Eva Tompkins LaBonte wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>>>>GE.  It is a piece of crap!  I can't believe it blew in 2-3 years. 
The
> >>>>>fridge that came with the house was 15 years old -- at the very 
> >>>>>least --
> >>>>>when it crapped out!
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Yep, it has a motherboard.  I was a little surprised too, but I 
> >>>>>think that
> >>>>>all new fridges do these days, so it appears.  It looks like the 
> >>>>>inside of
> >>>>>my laptop.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Eva
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>On 2/27/06, Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>Your FRIDGE has a motherboard??? Wow- that must be some fancy
fridge-
> >>>>>>just out of curiousity, what brand is it?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>Theresa
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>Eva Tompkins LaBonte wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>Our refigerator just crapped out.  It's only 2-3 years old!  
> >>>>>>>Needless to
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>              
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>say
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>we did not purchase the extended warranty.  I took it apart 
> >>>>>>>yesterday to
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>              
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>see
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>if I could figure out what was wrong and/or fix it, but I couldn't 
> >>>>>>>find
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>              
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>the
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>problem.  Got a repair guy in to look at it.  Turns out the 
> >>>>>>>motherboard
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>              
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>is
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>bad.  Yep, the fridge has a motherboard.  The repair guy wants 
> >>>>>>>$300 to
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>              
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>fix
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>it, but I found the motherboard online for $120, so I'm going to 
> >>>>>>>try to
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>              
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>fix
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>it myself.  Hopefully I can fix it for $120, so I don't have to
spend
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>              
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>$700
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>on a new one.  Sheesh!
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>-- 
> >>>>>>>Eva
> >>>>>>>Long Island, NY
> >>>>>>>Zone 6/7
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>On 2/27/06, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>              
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>Just goes to show, even once you get them paid for, they still
cost
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>                
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>money!
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>Replacing the breakers is one of the first things I did when I 
> >>>>>>>>got in
> >>>>>>>>here.
> >>>>>>>>The electrician looked at what was here and asked what garage 
> >>>>>>>>sale did
> >>>>>>>>they
> >>>>>>>>get these things from??
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>On 2/26/06, Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>                
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>Ahhhhh....  The joys of home ownership!
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>LOL!!!
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>>>>>>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net 
> >>>>>>>>>[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >>>>>>>>>Behalf
> >>>>>>>>>Of james singer
> >>>>>>>>>Sent: Sunday, February 26, 2006 8:01 AM
> >>>>>>>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>>>>>>>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Mechanical troubles!
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>We need to replace our panel, too. It's only 100-amp and the main
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>                  
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>breaker
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>                
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>hasn't been made for a number of years. Lowest estimate we've 
> >>>>>>>>>had is
> >>>>>>>>>$1,400--so I don't know when we'll get to it.
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>On Feb 25, 2006, at 11:11 PM, Donna wrote:
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>                  
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>It is not as costly as I was imagining to replace the box. 
> >>>>>>>>>>Although
> >>>>>>>>>>our house is only 8 years old, we are adding some plugs and 
> >>>>>>>>>>found we
> >>>>>>>>>>didn't have expansion capabilities.(read outside plugs for 
> >>>>>>>>>>trains and
> >>>>>>>>>>Xmas stuff)
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>Of course if the existing wiring has to be replaced also, that
is
> >>>>>>>>>>another story...
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>Donna
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>                    
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>>>>>>>>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net 
> >>>>>>>>>>>[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >>>>>>>>>>>Behalf Of Bonnie & Bill Morgan
> >>>>>>>>>>>Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2006 2:58 PM
> >>>>>>>>>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>>>>>>>>>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Mechanical troubles!
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>Not that old.  We moved in in 1994, so about 12 years.  Even 
> >>>>>>>>>>>when it
> >>>>>>>>>>>was built, we didn't have much confidence in the sub 
> >>>>>>>>>>>contractor the
> >>>>>>>>>>>contractor used for hooking up the wiring in the house.  We
> >>>>>>>>>>>unaffectionately called them Larry, Moe and Joe for some
obvious
> >>>>>>>>>>>reasons.  The geothermal heat pump would not work when they 
> >>>>>>>>>>>finished
> >>>>>>>>>>>their "installation."  Bill had to take the wiring diagram and 
> >>>>>>>>>>>do the
> >>>>>>>>>>>hook up himself before it would pass inspection and Bill isn't
an
> >>>>>>>>>>>electrician.  (He's just darned good at about everything, kind 
> >>>>>>>>>>>and
> >>>>>>>>>>>tender, too.  Any wonder why I married him?)
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>It was a bit scary, but the danger is past for now.  We just 
> >>>>>>>>>>>need to
> >>>>>>>>>>>get a new panel installed before something else goes out 
> >>>>>>>>>>>because of
> >>>>>>>>>>>it.
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>Blessings,
> >>>>>>>>>>>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>>                      
> >>>>>>>>>>>
>
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> >>>>>>>
>
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> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>-- 
> >>>>>Eva
> >>>>>Long Island, NY
> >>>>>Zone 6/7
> >>>>>
> >>>>>The former CIA official charged with managing the U.S. government's 
> >>>>>secret
> >>>>>intelligence assessments on Iraq says the Bush administration chose
war
> >>>>>first and then misleadingly used raw data to assemble a public case 
> >>>>>for its
> >>>>>decision to invade. What More Will It Take to Save America From This
> >>>>>Administration That Betrays the U.S.A.?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
>
>>http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0602110096feb11,1,58579
23. 
> >>    
> >>
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