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05-25-20, 06:20 PM
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Posted By hundy

@PJmax yes, or as frequently as the pressure...

@PJmax yes, or as frequently as the pressure changes.
05-25-20, 05:45 PM
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Posted By hundy

@PJmax The pressure seems to drop when water has...

@PJmax The pressure seems to drop when water has been flowing for a few seconds, then builds back up when the hose is shut off for a few seconds. The intake is never out of the water.
05-25-20, 04:20 PM
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Views: 188
Posted By hundy

Cheap water pressure activated valve

I have a 3/4 inch PE pipe that siphons off a large pond, the surface of which is maybe 10 feet higher than the output end of the pipe.

I connected a garden hose to the end and put a sprinkler on...
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Posted By hundy

Thanks @PJmax. Good idea about the crate too!

Thanks @PJmax. Good idea about the crate too!
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Views: 172
Posted By hundy

Metal mesh ID

Application will be a screen for water supply siphoned off pond to water vegetable garden, so I want to make sure it would be safe for that. <img src="https://i.imgur.com/WTZFSys.jpg" width="3264"...
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Posted By hundy

Good thought. I don't thin anything got in there...

Good thought. I don't thin anything got in there but I will have a look. Thanks for your reply.
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Posted By hundy

Removed upstairs toilet, now downstairs one is slow.

Wondering if missing upstairs toilet could be screwing up pressure in downstairs one. Soil pipe in upstairs one is just covered with tinfoil for now. Can't replace yet to test.
10-05-16, 09:32 AM
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Views: 1,089
Posted By hundy

Dude if worrying is a waste of time then my...

Dude if worrying is a waste of time then my entire life has been a waste of time.

Thanks for the advice about the ply. Makes sense to me and I appreciate the reassurance.
10-05-16, 08:07 AM
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Views: 1,089
Posted By hundy

Safe to paint over old plywood?

The ply is at least 40 years old. It has been on the walls and floors of a structure, unpainted, since it was built in the 1960s or 70s. I vaguely know that outgassing is a thing, and I know...
09-29-16, 04:40 PM
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Views: 2,655
Posted By hundy

Exactly what I was thinking, just a junction box,...

Exactly what I was thinking, just a junction box, but then I thought I might want a breaker at the site instead of just in the main house in case I want to shut off power locally. There seem to be...
09-28-16, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,655
Posted By hundy

I have discovered that the whole thing is coming...

I have discovered that the whole thing is coming off a regular 20 amp breaker in the main house and running to the fuse box which is in a cabin about 100 yards away. And, as far as I can see, it...
09-28-16, 04:22 PM
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Views: 2,655
Posted By hundy

Can I put 15 amp fuses in this box?

Here is the link to pics:
http://goo.gl/photos/8BeAD6XYRvj5FHzF9
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On the front it says:

30 AMP 2 POLES
240V AC 125/250V DC
3 HP MAX 3 DC
09-28-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By hundy

Thank you! I don't know what I would do without...

Thank you! I don't know what I would do without you guys. Your expertise is appreciated very much.
09-28-16, 01:52 PM
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Views: 653
Posted By hundy

The NM is inside, where it will be joined to the...

The NM is inside, where it will be joined to the UF which will run outside under the structure for four feet and then come back inside.

(I notice no "-B" designation on the NM btw, but I have no...
09-28-16, 01:32 PM
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Views: 653
Posted By hundy

Can I join these two types of cable?

I am wondering if I can safely join, by means of wire nuts, these two types of cable. This is exactly what it says on each:

Cable 1: (UL) AWG 12 CU 2 CDR WITH AWG GROUND TYPE UF - B 600V

Cable...
09-24-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,802
Posted By hundy

Sorry about that! Yes I am indeed considering an...

Sorry about that! Yes I am indeed considering an additional heater, so I thought I would start a new thread, even though the question involves the same breaker panel.
09-24-16, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,802
Posted By hundy

Thank you AGAIN!! Your expertise is deeply...

Thank you AGAIN!! Your expertise is deeply appreciated.

Also your recommendation for a different heater looks good to me and I do indeed have the room.

Honestly I was only going for the...
09-24-16, 12:10 PM
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Views: 11,802
Posted By hundy

30 amp breaker and 10/2 wire ok for this Rheem water heater?

The breaker is on a Square D QO panel. It is a large (double the width of others on panel) breaker with one switch. Here is a pic. (https://goo.gl/photos/LWhBMMEPqZCmGxDz8)

The heater I have in...
09-24-16, 10:46 AM
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Views: 11,802
Posted By hundy

I just can't thank you enough for your reply. ...

I just can't thank you enough for your reply. All the info I needed, so quick, so thorough. Thank you!
09-24-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,802
Posted By hundy

Tolyn Ironhand, you beast. Thank you. Exactly...

Tolyn Ironhand, you beast. Thank you. Exactly what I needed to know.
09-24-16, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,802
Posted By hundy

Can I put a 60 amp breaker in this 30 amp slot?

Here is the slot. (https://goo.gl/photos/TmFUeLgg1qtydP7ZA)

I pulled this (https://goo.gl/photos/k9TzwocbCTBWizn37) 30 amp breaker out of it.

My goal is to install a Rheem EcoSense RETE-13 -...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-02-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,613
Posted By hundy

*hot fitting :) What would cause that to...

*hot fitting :)
What would cause that to happen, so I can avoid in the future?
Forum: Water Heaters
09-02-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,613
Posted By hundy

Water heater leaking through top

Here is a pic:
https://goo.gl/photos/8j919Ksvx1iHUAdp6
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This is at my dad's house. He has alzheimer's and is on a fixed income so I would like to solve this as inexpensively as possible...
08-26-16, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By hundy

Thanks for your reply Bud9051. I am removing it...

Thanks for your reply Bud9051. I am removing it for a remodel but it is not in my main house, it's in a cabin that was moved to my property many years ago. So I'm only concerned with how to handle...
08-26-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By hundy

Yeah it is a little late.

Yeah it is a little late.
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