atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#5125: Well, dang it.

I could not budge the anode on the water heater. Not with a breaker bar--the heater itself kept moving--not with the impact wrench after bringing my f-ing compressor downstairs, and not after hitting the breaker bar with a hammer.

Plus side: got the thing completely drained and flushed, and refilled, and we'll see if the water was stinky because of sediment. I hope so.

...and I found, next to the water heater, what looked like an unused anode. So I don't need to go buy one; and in fact if I could just get this one out maybe it would turn out not to need replacing. But I don't know, and that's the problem.

Anyway, we'll see how the water smells tomorrow, I guess. Crossing fingers that it was just because of sediment....

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