Thanks for the prompt responses, makes sense now. I've ordered thermostats for it.
I guess will have to take it somewhere. Gave it another shot this morning by making my own press out of 4x4s and a 6 ton bottle jack. It broke the 4x4s.....
I appreciate the links. I call myself reading this, as well as
many other of the pdfs on this website. I've checked
some of the links
Regardless of who you were refering to...., I certainly agree with you. All too often diagnostics are not done properly.
That said, I do believe
it happens. Hopefully we learn from it. I find the older I get the better I am at stopping and thinking things thru first. But I have done plenty of