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02-05-18, 08:21 PM
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Posted By argile

> I suspect heat exchanger or gas valve but you...

> I suspect heat exchanger or gas valve but you tell me.

obviously you need to take advice and no one can give you "an answer": no one can tell you such a thing for sure unless they are (a...
02-05-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,697
Posted By argile

good question. in some areas if you have a "3...

good question. in some areas if you have a "3 prong, 3 wire" and continue to use it, this is fine ... but if you install a new outlet you may be required to use a 4-wire (so, if you install a new...
02-05-18, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,697
Posted By argile

https://www.thespruce.com/installing-a-240-volt-ci...

https://www.thespruce.com/installing-a-240-volt-circuit-breaker-1824649

I've done more reading. Your right that dryers "allow 4 wire hookups" however they do not "require" them (see local code). ...
02-05-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,697
Posted By argile

thank you. but your only right about phase if...

thank you. but your only right about phase if you assume phase angle is not allowed to complete the joining 1/2 phase 120v for 240v. i'll keep in mind most people don't use the term that way,...
02-05-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,697
Posted By argile

Help on 2-phase DRYER hook up (electrical panel side)

I had my electrical panel open to replace a GFI.

I noticed that the Electrician who a week ago installed a DRYER (over/under type) left the WHITE wire HANGING with electrical tape on end,...
08-11-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By argile

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(the drain, this must be 25 chraacters long) 84106
08-11-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By argile

Ok. I figured out the hard way: when doing 15-20...

Ok. I figured out the hard way: when doing 15-20 connections or more: you have to plumb the pipe (incl. copper clamps), then flux, then reinstall and solder. This advice i found on youtube about...
08-04-17, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By argile

I see two problems: The pro plumber did not...

I see two problems:

The pro plumber did not support the fixtures he "floated them" (piping below valve supported by solder joints, value unsupported too): so i had no idea i would have to do...
08-04-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By argile

ideally yes. however i was trying to save cost /...

ideally yes. however i was trying to save cost / buy the least number of fittings/copper required - hadn't thought through how additional strapping pro plumber didn't do would effect it.

i think...
08-04-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By argile

weight limits on pipe - supporting pipe "right"

i just added the ball valves and shiny part at the bottombut did *not* change the pipe support. (i'm thinking of adding more support?)

the support is the same as some "proffesional" plumber had...
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