Just replaced the garage door opener in the garage. Let's see it's almost 1 am and just wrapped up that little project. Between all the side stuff I have going in these days it seems burning the midnight oil is truly appropriate.
My opener is the chain drive model. I bought the same make but one with 3 times the horsepower!! I tried to repair the old one and even tore out all the guts and drive gears but it turns out something went haywire in the control board. The old unit was 17 yrs old so I didn't feel too bad about getting a new one. The new one makes a nice birthday gift for me wife anyway.........
To the point, I used the old chain and bar that was already there and just slid in the new unit where the old unit was. A nice long new chain came with the new unit that I'm not using. That thing must be close to 25 feet long.
Since I have a chain long enough, all I need now is the tandem to put it on!!