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Old 07-25-2016, 06:14 AM   #3081
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Damn, did he even have permission to borrow that stuff? I bet not. What an ass! But he's family so you'd probably catch hell if you sued him.

Frodo, all of the people advocating violence toward cops because of the actions of a few bad eggs really makes me sad. Many of the cops around here suck, but I wouldn't wish harm on them, and there are some really nice ones.

The really sad thing is, a lot of the people don't even realize (or care) they are going against what Martin Luther King Jr stood for.

I hope you can find the vinyl fencing, Chris.

Today, (well, technically yesterday) I stepped on a shard of glass/ceramic from a plate that broke. I thought I got all of the pieces. Fortunately it was a very minor cut and doesn't even hurt. I put triple antibiotic cream on it once it stopped bleeding and then cleaned up the remaining shards.

Then I heard the toilet running so I took apart the flush valve assembly and cleaned it. The inside of the toilet tank is covered in some black crud and it is so dark in there that I didn't see a rubber gasket that fell, but when the fill valve kept filling, I realized something was wrong and took a look with a flashlight and saw the gasket, cleaned it, and put it back in. Now its working normally again.

Question though: Is it safe to put vinegar in the toilet tank to try to clean that crud off?


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Old 07-25-2016, 01:59 PM   #3082
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Vinegar, unless diluted will dry out your rubber flapper and seals, so I would not recommend it.


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Old 07-25-2016, 10:06 PM   #3083
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Damn, did he even have permission to borrow that stuff? I bet not. What an ass! But he's family so you'd probably catch hell if you sued him.

Frodo, all of the people advocating violence toward cops because of the actions of a few bad eggs really makes me sad. Many of the cops around here suck, but I wouldn't wish harm on them, and there are some really nice ones.

The really sad thing is, a lot of the people don't even realize (or care) they are going against what Martin Luther King Jr stood for.

I hope you can find the vinyl fencing, Chris.

Today, (well, technically yesterday) I stepped on a shard of glass/ceramic from a plate that broke. I thought I got all of the pieces. Fortunately it was a very minor cut and doesn't even hurt. I put triple antibiotic cream on it once it stopped bleeding and then cleaned up the remaining shards.

Then I heard the toilet running so I took apart the flush valve assembly and cleaned it. The inside of the toilet tank is covered in some black crud and it is so dark in there that I didn't see a rubber gasket that fell, but when the fill valve kept filling, I realized something was wrong and took a look with a flashlight and saw the gasket, cleaned it, and put it back in. Now its working normally again.

Question though: Is it safe to put vinegar in the toilet tank to try to clean that crud off?


you are on a septic system, use comit and a scrub sponge.

then flush a the crap out of your septic tank.

and buy some bakers yeast at the store, open the packet and flush the yeast

the cleaning chemicals will stress out the little critter dudes

feeding them yeast will make them happy again

note...1 pack of yeast a month is a real good idea

or you can buy rid ex same thing
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Old 07-26-2016, 02:42 AM   #3084
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I was thinking of using diluted vinegar, but not sure just how diluted. Maybe just a splash of vinegar along with some dish soap or something.

I'm worried that comet will damage the plastic and rubber stuff in the toilet tank. Maybe I can use toothpaste and a scrub brush. I am seriously thinking of getting some sort of filter for the toilet supply line to catch some of the crud that is going in, but I don't know what kind would work. The water for the tub and sinks comes out brownish and leaves a sort of reddish brown/orangey residue, but for some reason inside of the toilet is now black. I hope it isn't some kind of mold.
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Old 07-26-2016, 03:29 AM   #3085
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Use a non-soaped type of Brillo pad (little coils of steel that are made out of stainless steel) and a bit of elbow grease. It is not mold, it is just algae from having non-chlorinated water.
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Old 07-26-2016, 08:12 PM   #3086
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94 degrees inside my office and the air won't kick on and the owner is a slumlord. Guess I will be sweating for a while.
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Old 07-26-2016, 08:46 PM   #3087
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I feel you chris. My little window unit is cranking as hard as it can. If it goes out I'm going home. Working on a take off for a kroger. I'm not going bake for it.
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Old 07-26-2016, 08:50 PM   #3088
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I've made a lot of money off Kroger.
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Lots of remodels right now
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I do their distribution centers and have a contract with the plumbing and electrical contractor that has the contract for all their service work in SoCal, if it is underground I am usually the one digging it up.


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