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Too many projects at once, I did ground the...

Too many projects at once, I did ground the switch and at the power source. Getting confused
Thanks for your reassurance
rickeyb
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I will try to get a picture this sat and send it...

I will try to get a picture this sat and send it in.
Thanks
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changing a three way wal switch, with a combo switch and plug

My son wants to change a wall switch ( controls the bathroom light (3 way ) with a combo switch with a plug in. This is an old camp turned house, very few wall outlets. The switch has 3 connections,...
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adding new ceiling light with a dimmer switch

I wired a new ceiling light with a dimmer switch and just want assurance that I did it rght. I brought the 2wire from the light to the wall box and the 2 wire from the power to the wall box , tied...
01-13-12, 10:39 AM
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Posted By Rickeyb

I found a diagram with the correct wire and...

I found a diagram with the correct wire and switches They show the circuit wired differently based on suppling voltage from the switch or to the switch from the lights , based on where the fixture is...
01-12-12, 02:13 PM
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Ok, I give up on the motion sensor. I have some...

Ok, I give up on the motion sensor. I have some books on electrical circuits and I'll see if they show the wiring and type of switch needed for this to work. I don't do this that often to remember...
01-11-12, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Rickeyb

The last town I built in (NH) the inspector was a...

The last town I built in (NH) the inspector was a drunk, never saw him and never did get an occupancy permit.
I thought the motion sensor at work was the best thing and wanted to use one at home....
01-10-12, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Rickeyb

With the motion sensor that needs a neutral, this...

With the motion sensor that needs a neutral, this means I have to run a wire from the sensor to the switch upstairs? What color wire and tied to what wires at the switch ?
Thanks
01-10-12, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Rickeyb

Live Free or Die

I live in NH, my electrician was a local person and on the job for many years. He allowed his son to help him and he broke the ground off in one of the outlets, I told him and he didn't fix it. I...
01-10-12, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Rickeyb

My company hired an electrician to wire in thru...

My company hired an electrician to wire in thru out the building motion sensors to save money . These are in the ceiling controlling many flourescent lights and work great. These are 3 wire sensors...
01-09-12, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Rickeyb

cellar motion sensor to activate flour. lights

hello, I have 2 -8' flourescent lights controlled by a wall switch at the top of the stairs into the cellar. I sometimes forget to switch on the lights and the electrician did not add a switch at the...
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Posted By Rickeyb

I have pictures same as before, how do I add them

I have pictures but don't know how to add to the reply. Last time i used Photobucket. These will show the same as the last ones i shot.
What is the recommended size of the expansion tank ? I have an...
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Posted By Rickeyb

OK, I post more pictures

The expansion tank is an EXT30 that I put on last year, 2 days ago when I had the power back on ( storm shut us down for a couple of days ) I drained enough water to reduce the pressure to 0 and ( I...
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This is a single floor, finned baseboard , new...

This is a single floor, finned baseboard , new gauge not dropped that I know of. All is new 6 years ago. I did not do the install, I had a small company do it and think they are now gone out of...
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Posted By Rickeyb

still changing pressure

Thanks for all the help and answering my questions.
fINALLY power has been restored, lost it on sat. what a storm.
here is what I did. I bought a new gauge (PASCO) only one Webb had. I drained...
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Posted By Rickeyb

new information

This is a 6yr old Burnham for baseboard heat. V84

I went and bought a new pressure/temp gauge today and will put in tomorrow. At max pressure around 28psi, I shut it off overnight and cooled to...
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auto timer for lights in cellar ( flour)

I had part of my house rebuilt and all new wiring , I access the cellar from inside the house and turn the lights on at the top. I have no switch in the cellar and would like to install an auto turn...
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Posted By Rickeyb

pressure still around 30

Well it's a new year with the same problem from last year, thought we had it fixed. 6 year old Burnham forced hot water boiler V8. NJ helped last year and now I have some more questions before I give...
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Installed and working, Thanks for your help ...

Installed and working,
Thanks for your help
Rickey
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Posted By Rickeyb

one last question, do I have to drain the boiler...

one last question, do I have to drain the boiler before I pull the Well out?
Thank you
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OK, I'll pick up a new aquastat. do I remove the...

OK, I'll pick up a new aquastat. do I remove the sensing bulb to replace the aquastat ? if I do should I recoat with conductive compound /
Thanks,
Rickey
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I pulled the Aquastat product data sheet from the...

I pulled the Aquastat product data sheet from the internet and Yes I did check the 120Vac at the B1 and B2 terminal, I had checked but was not able to confirm that I was at these terminals. I did not...
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Posted By Rickeyb

1. Yes the reset has been pushed with no results ...

1. Yes the reset has been pushed with no results
2. yes I did mean the Taco zone control panel
I should have just edited this post, added another for your answer on B1 and B2
I have tried both...
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Posted By Rickeyb

Burnham RSA85 boiler won't fire up not tankless

Hello, my son has a RSA85 boiler for heating baseboard only. The controls are L8148A aquastat and R4184D1027 Primary control both are Honeywell. When the thermostat calls for heat the burner does not...
11-17-10, 04:45 AM
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Posted By Rickeyb

kitchen cabinets, clear lacquer is coming off, need advice on re-staining

I have 5 year old custom made cabinets, solid maple. I noticed that some of the lacquer is coming off. The ones above the stove where the steam is rising to and some other's that are not around the...
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