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Boiler/Piping "Knocking"

Hi Guys, I have single pipe hot water baseboard heat with a gas-fired boiler. The boiler is relatively new, but the piping, air separator, valves, etc. are approx. 45 years old. Recently, I've been...
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Polydorus: It's not a remote control problem. ...

Polydorus:
It's not a remote control problem. The TV all of a suden developes greenish vertical stripes, then all green picture, the sound goes out and the TV AND cable box cut off. Unplug...
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50" Samsung DLP HDTV

A related question:
If the only interface between the HDTV and the HD cable box is the HDMI cable, can a malfunctioning component in the TV turn off the cable box...completely. Again, unplugging...
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50" Samsung DLP HDTV

As stated in my previous post, my remote control will no longer give me the option of choosing between "Air - Cable - Cable+Air". This feature was working 3 days ago, but after swapping from HDMI1...
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50" Samsung DLP HDTV

Well, I tried component video cables for three days and the problem didn't surface. Then I tried a new HDMI interface cable and again...no problem...yet. Is there such a thing as a "Bad" HDMI...
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50" Samsung DLP HDTV

Thanks for the reply. Yes, I have replaced the HD converter, the HDM1 interface cable and then installed the HDM1 cable into the HDM2 location on the set. Nothing changed. It appears that there...
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50" Samsung HDTV DLP

Forgot Model Number:
HL55087WX1XAA
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50" Samsung DLP HDTV

I have a 50" Samsung DLP HDTV that was purchased in 2006. It worked great until October, 2009 when the sound stopped working on the audio jacks (AV1, AV2). Inasmuch as it was under warranty, thank...
10-26-09, 08:42 AM
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Water Leak

shane21.
Sorry I was not very clear. I can turn the water "on" to test the system. As to my normal bill, my last billing cycle (covering two months) was 4 times larger than the average bill. The...
10-26-09, 02:32 AM
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Water Leak

shane21.
Sorry I was not very clear. I can turn the water "on" to test the system. As to my normal bill, my last billing cycle (covering two months) was 4 times larger than the average bill. The...
10-25-09, 08:43 PM
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Water Leak

I have a home that is presently unoccupied due to health reasons. The City Water Dept. notified me last week that due to the unusual high volume of water consumed (0.89 gals per minute), they turned...
02-19-09, 06:36 PM
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Attaching Photos

Hi Moderators:
At the bottom of my screen under Posting Rules, it states "You may Not post attachments". Why? How do I post photos to a PM?
Thanks,
Jim
02-17-09, 07:45 PM
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French277V, The junction box on the motor only...

French277V,
The junction box on the motor only has 3 connection points...Hot, Neutral and Ground, but the I.D. plate says "120/240V". I too was looking for 4 connection points. Very Cunfusing.
Jim
02-17-09, 06:12 PM
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Air Compressor - 120V to 240V

Gentlemen:
I have a 4 1/2 HP Campbell Hausfeld air compressor presently running on 120V. I have installed a dedicated 240V circuit to the unit. The air compressor and pressure switch are presently...
02-08-09, 08:35 AM
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Posted By jhhowell

Tolyn and Ray...Thank you very much for your...

Tolyn and Ray...Thank you very much for your replys. If I can indulge your patients for a clarification and to make sure I explained my situation clearly, I offer the following. Can you give a...
02-07-09, 02:38 PM
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Posted By jhhowell

Hellooooooo, Anybody home?

Hellooooooo,
Anybody home?
02-07-09, 10:59 AM
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Gentlemen: I may be all wet, but another...

Gentlemen:
I may be all wet, but another question. I presently have 6-#10's (THWN) between the subpanels in the shop and the garage. Two of the #10's are capped on each end leaving two hots, one...
02-05-09, 07:50 PM
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Posted By jhhowell

Yeah...But what a great read!!!

Yeah...But what a great read!!!
01-31-09, 06:05 PM
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Posted By jhhowell

ibpooks, Buzz, and nova_gh...thank you for...

ibpooks, Buzz, and nova_gh...thank you for responding and your feedback. I've been installing lights, recepticles and switches around the house for about 45 years and after joining this site 2...
01-30-09, 08:11 PM
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Posted By jhhowell

Flourecent Lights go out momentarily!

Gentlemen:
I just had a licenced electrician upgrade my house to 200 A. I have a shop 100 ft. away and the shop subpanel is fed with #6 feeders, 60A main. From the shop I am feeding a garage, 25...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-09, 12:02 PM
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Posted By jhhowell

Seattle Pioneer...thanks for the reply. How hard...

Seattle Pioneer...thanks for the reply. How hard is it to remove the gas control valve to clean the oriface? Is it necessary to remove it completely?
Thanks,
Jim
Forum: Water Heaters
01-12-09, 03:30 PM
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Views: 1,185
Posted By jhhowell

Water Heater won't stay lit

Hi Guys:
A.O. Smith water heater - approx. 3 yrs. old. Pilot will light and water heater will stay lit for one to as much as six days (so far) and then go out. In reading all of the other related...
01-08-09, 09:16 AM
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Posted By jhhowell

Does anyone else have any other suggestions?

Does anyone else have any other suggestions?
01-07-09, 06:28 PM
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Posted By jhhowell

GE 10,000 BTU Window Unit...Smoked!

Hi Gang,
240V was inadvertently applied to the hot and neutral of a 120V AC unit. Don't even ask. I opened it up and immediately spotted the 3.1A protective fuse which was in fact...blown. there...
01-02-09, 02:43 PM
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Posted By jhhowell

I ordered this book from Amazon this morning. ...

I ordered this book from Amazon this morning. The story of my life...I'm always a day late and a dollar short.
Jim
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