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12-07-18, 07:57 AM
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How can I fix this hole in the wall?

There is a backdrop to our wood stove...some sort of concrete panel that had tiles on it. The tiles all fell or got ripped off (we are putting up sheet metal instead for a heat shield) but as shown...
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I'm contacting Fishers directly now to ask ...

I'm contacting Fishers directly now to ask

And found on another site "Outside air currents can affect draft if they swirl around obstructions
and blow down the chimney rather than across the...
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Weather app says its going to be relatively calm...

Weather app says its going to be relatively calm and not alot of strong winds this week so I plan on getting it sorted one way or another before the weekend and fire it up again...getting quite cold...
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Ok thanks, lets see if I uploaded the images...

Ok thanks, lets see if I uploaded the images right...couldnt find an edit option for the previous post.
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Well I am a bit embarrassed to admit we just...

Well I am a bit embarrassed to admit we just kinda powered thru the remainder of last winter and just relied on our oil heat on extra windy days.

But we are back in it again this year and getting...
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Not sure on that...but I've seen some places that...

Not sure on that...but I've seen some places that use anchored wires to hold them in place...So I'm looking for advice on that as well as how high I have to go, and whatever other info I need...to...
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Wood stove backdrafting tons of smoke on windy days

We have a wood stove here as our primary source of heat, works great in general but on windy days we tend to have to put the fire out because it blows very thick smoke down thru the chimney, thru the...
06-11-17, 09:19 AM
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Posted By googlealchemist

oh ok, re read #5...is there an existing newbie...

oh ok, re read #5...is there an existing newbie friendly thread or outside article or video you can refer me to to convert the existing 3 prong dryer cord to a 4 prong?

im not looking to use any...
06-07-17, 06:05 PM
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Posted By googlealchemist

I guess I need a 3 prong plug to put at the end...

I guess I need a 3 prong plug to put at the end of the romex cord to plug the dryer into, anything special I need there to connect the two? Would rather only make one (more!) trip to home depot or...
06-07-17, 06:02 PM
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I guess that explains why one cord has 4 wires...

I guess that explains why one cord has 4 wires and the other only 3

OK I'll get some of that10-3-NM-b cable and run it fresh.

The dryer is relatively new I think, it's a 'fancier' one, at least...
06-04-17, 07:55 PM
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Appreciate the responses...when I got to the...

Appreciate the responses...when I got to the green connecting to the red I knew I was screwing up badly and that's when I found this place to post my questions...

The 'extender cord' I am using...
06-04-17, 04:35 PM
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Posted By googlealchemist

Splicing together two 220 dryer wires?

I admit I am a complete electric retard...scares me and I avoid it other than flipping a light switch...

But I have a home project here where an old clothes dryer was in the basement, now the new...
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