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01-22-21, 07:50 PM
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I did some more discovery today and they way they...

I did some more discovery today and they way they did it is was the lights are powered from the house switch and uses the neutral from the barn sub panel. The barn was originally only a 120 circuit...
01-22-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Drosner

Well might i be better to just build a small...

Well might i be better to just build a small device that feeds the switches with a low voltage signal and then i use a relay to turn on/off the power to the barn lights with the barn power sub panel?...
01-22-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By Drosner

Thanks! I will try that today and see what...

Thanks! I will try that today and see what happens.

I wasn't entirely accurate in my description - the power from the house to the barn is 220V on a 60amp circuit. So the power to the barn is on...
01-21-21, 07:22 PM
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Views: 254
Posted By Drosner

Yea i hear you but i have 2 cables going to the...

Yea i hear you but i have 2 cables going to the barn and both are romex 14/2 with ground. No third wire. It definitely worked before i swapped the zwave in and works now. Thats the mystery...

I've...
01-21-21, 04:13 PM
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Views: 254
Posted By Drosner

Detached garage 3-way over 2 wires

I've got a detached barn/garage that has an existing 2 wire cable running to the lights on the outside. Its attached to a 3 way switch in the house and another 3-way switch in the barn.

I'm...
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Views: 157
Posted By Drosner

Thanks Drangd for that link to the transformer...

Thanks Drangd for that link to the transformer site - very helpful!

PJMax - that is what i was wondering - what is the downside to the LED drivers? As long as i can place them in an accessible...
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Views: 157
Posted By Drosner

Remote Low Voltage Transformers?

I'm planning out a 800 sq-ft room that will have at least 8 12V MR16 LED lamps (10w each). I'm looking to put 2 of them on one dimmer and the other 6 on another. I've done this before in my house...
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Views: 155
Posted By Drosner

Low voltage interior - multiple transformers single circuit

I am looking to install 6 low voltage light fixtures with 9w mr16 LEDs (sorra) on the perimeter of a 22x20í room. Half of the lights are on one side and the other 20í across on the opposite wall. If...
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Views: 140
Posted By Drosner

Troy build pressure washer - adjusting unloader value

I was given a Troy built gas powered pressure washer and got the Honda engine Running nicely again. However I didnít get any water through the gun when the engine was off. Figured itís a bit old so i...
10-15-19, 10:03 PM
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Views: 232
Posted By Drosner

Disconnect needed for welder outlet?

Iím putting in a 30A 220v circuit for a Hobart 190 welder in a detached garage with an existing sub panel. Seems straightforward using 30A double breaker and running 12/2 to a 50A welder outlet (...
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Views: 312
Posted By Drosner

Iíve got some gear pullers for flywheels etc. but...

Iíve got some gear pullers for flywheels etc. but these bearings are real small. Curious if you have pullers for small motor bearings. I have to get calipers in there but I think itís 3/8 ID....
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Views: 312
Posted By Drosner

Thanks for the reply! Iíve already taken it all...

Thanks for the reply! Iíve already taken it all apart I think - or at least there are no screws left to take out. Hopefully I can just pop the bearings out with a screwdriver or do I need a gear...
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Views: 312
Posted By Drosner

Kitchen exhaust blower rattling

Iíve got a 10 year old dcs range hood with some sort of German blower unit that is rattling like crazy. I took it apart and cleaned it, put some wd40 in the 2 bearings and put her back together.
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Posted By Drosner

Replacing mr16 sockets

Had about 20 of these mr16 recessed lights put in recently - halo h3 i think. A few went out and replacing bulb does nothing. Seems this is common problem and I have to replace sockets. Bought a few...
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Views: 702
Posted By Drosner

Low compression causes

Have a 2 stroke ATV and I just had the cylinder rebored and a new piston and rings. I was very careful to install the cylinder so the rings didnít move off their pins. I also checked the ring gap...
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Views: 1,329
Posted By Drosner

Tried to drill a hole a few inches away where the...

Tried to drill a hole a few inches away where the casting is only 1/4" thick and had no problems getting through. Maybe the corner where I was going was extra hardened for some reason.

Appreciate...
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Posted By Drosner

Appreciate the responses. If it helps here is a...

Appreciate the responses. If it helps here is a pict of what i'm trying to do...
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Posted By Drosner

Drill into cast iron

im trying to drill into a cast iron table on my bandsaw so i can tap it for a bolt. Everything Iíve read on the internet says this is no big deal and most drill bits will work.

Just in case I...
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Posted By Drosner

2 stroke hard to pull...

I am attempting to bring a 1986 Polaris ATV back to life. Iíve worked with 4 stroke go kart engines lots and done basic maintenance with 2 stroke stuff - but not too deep in the 2 stroke engines.
...
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Posted By Drosner

Carb question for gcv160

Hi - I was given a power washer with a Honda gcv160 engine on it that hasnít run for many years. I put some fuel in it and it didnít start and leaked gas from the carb area. So I took off the air...
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Views: 1,372
Posted By Drosner

Stripped clutch bolt

Hi - I have a trail master go kart with a tourney converter that is stuck. My son tried to remove the driver pulley and he stripped the heck out of the bolt that holds it onto the engine shaft. We...
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Views: 2,213
Posted By Drosner

Thanks for th info... Do I need an automatic...

Thanks for th info...

Do I need an automatic air valve of my baseboards have a vent to bleed air? I will be putting in cast iron baseboards and I believe they have a vent. Unfortunately I will als...
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Views: 2,213
Posted By Drosner

After reading Doughess' post I learned more about...

After reading Doughess' post I learned more about diverter tees and think I've come to the same conclusion. This should be a single loop and I use diverter tees (monoflows) at the supply and return...
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Posted By Drosner

Thanks - my picture wasn't entirely clear and...

Thanks - my picture wasn't entirely clear and I've updated it to show that there are 3 "sub loops" on the zone. So its not a homerun to each individual baseboard section but rather a run from where...
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Posted By Drosner

individual baseboards on single zone

Hi - I am adding a second story bedroom suite to an existing house and the plan is to reuse one of the 6 hot water heat zones for the new rooms. There will three "subzones" that i'd like to be able...
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