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12-22-10, 06:04 PM
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Posted By makeitso

Alright, this is done and I can count on having...

Alright, this is done and I can count on having cool air next summer for way less money than I paid last summer.

Thank you all for the help and suggestions. Everything went as smooth as silk.
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11-22-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

So, I have the cooler up on the roof. Everything...

So, I have the cooler up on the roof. Everything is done except connecting the power, water, thermostat and purge drain.

Two questions:

1. On the power and thermostat. Do I put two holes in the...
11-10-10, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

Okay, thanks. I guess I'll run the purge to the...

Okay, thanks. I guess I'll run the purge to the sewer vent then.
11-08-10, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

I have another question about the purge system. ...

I have another question about the purge system.

Would it be wise or unwise to route the water into the gutter? The gutter is connected to a drainage system which leaches into and area that I have...
11-07-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

I am wondering if there is an orientation for...

I am wondering if there is an orientation for installing a cooler on the roof? Is it better to have the intake away from the wind, away from the sun or both if possible? The wind direction here comes...
11-03-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

I don't think I worded the question right to...

I don't think I worded the question right to start with. I'll just leave the roof alone as far as bracing it up then.

I will use copper if it's the best. We don't get much freezing here but I'll...
11-03-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

Actually on the fifth question I was talking...

Actually on the fifth question I was talking about support under the roof to help the roof support the weight of the cooler.

I didn't word that right.

Is it better to use plastic or copper for...
11-03-10, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

So Builders Supply was a bust. I ended up going...

So Builders Supply was a bust. I ended up going to a local AC dealer and got a unit. The model # is PD6802C. This is everything but the mounting, wiring and rood hardware.

I will be getting the...
11-01-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

Builders Supply carries Aerocool. I am going to...

Builders Supply carries Aerocool. I am going to go talk with them today. I called and they can order one for me now. I talked to Lowes and Home Depot and they said if it isn't in stock they won't be...
10-29-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

Thanks for the info. There's no window at all. I...

Thanks for the info. There's no window at all. I have no place to cut a hole in the wall so I can't do that either. I like the thick media because like you said it can last for years. The model I'm...
10-13-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,208
Posted By makeitso

Swamp intsall questions

Hi, I'm planning on installing a swamp cooler and need a few answers. I am in the research stage now.

I have the Mastercool AD171 in mind at the moment. I have a 1300 sq. ft. house and according...
10-13-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,003
Posted By makeitso

Thanks Jay. I don't know if it's low voltage or...

Thanks Jay. I don't know if it's low voltage or not. I'll post in the other forum and see what I can find out.
10-11-10, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,003
Posted By makeitso

Digita thermostat with swamp cooler

I am going to install a swamp cooler. I have central heating/air conditioning already. I have a few questions before I start on this. I am planning on installing a Mastercool.

Is Mastercool the...
Replies: 3
Views: 10,983
Posted By makeitso

The homelite saw I used to have was a 50:1 mix...

The homelite saw I used to have was a 50:1 mix but it wasn't the same model as your's. Mine was a UT10830.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,757
Posted By makeitso

Thanks cheese. I'll try that tomorrow and let you...

Thanks cheese. I'll try that tomorrow and let you know what happens.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,757
Posted By makeitso

Question TroyBilt trimmer

I have a Troybilt trimmer model #TB475SS, Item # 41ADT47C063. It has a Walbro carburetor on it. The primer bulb has developed a hole. When I check with TroyBilt for the part I need they want to sell...
Replies: 8
Views: 12,903
Posted By makeitso

I have no experience with it happening with the...

I have no experience with it happening with the magnets but have heard of it happening. Those directions have appeared on this forum in the past and has helped people with that problem.

Doing what...
Replies: 8
Views: 12,903
Posted By makeitso

The only issue with the gen head is the...

The only issue with the gen head is the possiblity of it not producing electricty if it has been stored to long without being used. Something to do with the magnets losing the magnetism. It is an...
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Views: 66,091
Posted By makeitso

Can anyone help me find a stand for one of these...

Can anyone help me find a stand for one of these saws?

I have the model 113.199250 which is supposed to have a stand but it's missing.

I got it from a friend for free. I tested it by plugging...
02-18-09, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,425
Posted By makeitso

OK, I am good to go on this and it works great. ...

OK, I am good to go on this and it works great.

The welder has a 20 amp circuit breaker on it so I should be fine from that stand point.

Thanks for the help and information.
02-11-09, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,425
Posted By makeitso

Thanks for the reply. So if I make a short...

Thanks for the reply.

So if I make a short cord to plug into the gen that the welder plugs into I would be good then?

Can you tell me which blades on the gen would corrospond to the correct...
02-10-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,425
Posted By makeitso

4 prong 30 amp gen to 3 prong welder

I can't seem to find an answer to this question.

I have a generator with a 30 amp 240 volt 4 prong outlet on it (L14-30R).
I have a 240 volt welder rated at 20 amps that has a 3 prong plug on it...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By makeitso

I'm not a professional but it seems to me that if...

I'm not a professional but it seems to me that if the smaller generator is big enough you may be able to save some fuel by going with the 16 horse over the 20 horse.

Don't know if it matters or...
Replies: 8
Views: 6,086
Posted By makeitso

On the CFL's since you brought it up. Recycling...

On the CFL's since you brought it up. Recycling is the way to go. People sending these to the landfill don't care about green.
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By makeitso

Water dispenser cleaning

I have a water dispenser that I didn't replace the bottle on right when it became empty as a result the dispenser has green algea inside it. I have not replaced the water bottle before and not had...
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