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09-04-08, 04:54 AM
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Posted By gsharpe

What I've found on RJ11

I looked at several store bought cable.
These are 4 wire cables with RJ11 4 contact ends.
When holding the ends side by side with the same orientation,
the order of the wiring in the ends is...
09-03-08, 10:59 AM
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Views: 24,694
Posted By gsharpe

RJ11 4 contact pinout

I bought the tool to crimp on the male ends of telephone wire. I am using the four conductor flat wire (black, red, green, yellow). Can someone give me a link that shows the pinout for an RJ11 4...
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Views: 16,755
Posted By gsharpe

Good news

Thanks for the post.
I took my light out last year.
The I still have it in storage.
With this information it will back in service soon.
:)
06-30-08, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By gsharpe

Agreed

I totally agree. I'd like to keep the friendship healthy.
I can hold the contracter's toes to the fire and not lose any sleep. Although my buddy may save me a few hundred on the cost, the final...
06-30-08, 10:27 AM
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Views: 1,457
Posted By gsharpe

More info

I spoke with bidder A (see previous post). He said that he will fabricate a new plenum in his sheet metal shop that can accomodated an evaporator with the capacity to handle a 2 ton compressor. The...
06-30-08, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By gsharpe

New System

I am installing a new system.
I have two bids.
The first bid from reputable HVAC contractor was high (bidder A). He has been reluctant to be specific about the installation other than saying I was...
06-30-08, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,321
Posted By gsharpe

Connector coatings

Is this the same as the dielectric grease that is used on the connections in meter sockets and breaker panels?

I used CRC 226 contact cleaner. However I have noticed that it doesn't protect from...
06-29-08, 08:39 PM
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Views: 1,457
Posted By gsharpe

Help! Compact Evaporator Coil Needed

The plenum of my Magic Chef furnace measures 16 1/4 Wide X 18 1/2 x Deep X 28 High. I need an evaporator coil that is about 15W X 16D. Any suggestions?

gsharpe
06-29-08, 08:32 PM
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Views: 8,321
Posted By gsharpe

Problem solved

The problem turned out to be a corroded slip connector on the sensor lead. I cleaned them up and the unit is running just fine.
Thanks for the help.
06-29-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,321
Posted By gsharpe

Pilot Generator Voltage

The pilot generator is a Q313A 1170. It is rated at 750 Mv. The Valve ia a VS820.
I just found some interesting specs for the control TS820A millivolt control system. You can check it out at ...
06-29-08, 04:42 AM
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Views: 8,321
Posted By gsharpe

Pilot Generator Voltage

I live is SW PA. I am having trouble with my Natural Gas swimming pool heater. The heater is a Pentair (PUREX) 150M CH MiniMax. This heater uses a millivolt control system with Honeywell components....
06-24-08, 09:48 AM
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Views: 785
Posted By gsharpe

NG Regulator Sticking

Hello DIYers,

I live on a farm in SW PA. We have gas wells on the farm and get free NG. The gas is drawn from a separator/dryer owned by the gas company. I am responsible for the equipment from...
06-23-08, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,721
Posted By gsharpe

Don't forget the furnace.

Furnaces are useally on a dedicated circuit.
Since it is summer, you may have forgotten to test the furance for power.
Just a thought.

gsharpe
06-23-08, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,269
Posted By gsharpe

New wire through cement block wall.

I am running a new line through a cement block wall.
On one side of the wall is the basement and a crawl space on the other. Is it necessary to use conduit when passing a wire through the wall?
...
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Views: 16,755
Posted By gsharpe

Wisdom

Christy,

I think that it is wise to spend the $$$ and buy the new part. As an engineer I can atest to the affects that chemicals and thermal expansion can have on equipment. When it comes to...
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Posted By gsharpe

Bad Bulb

My bulb was part of the fitting where water returns from the pump. I removed the bulb assembly and used an expandable rubber plug to close the hole but sill allowing proper water flow. The bulb...
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Views: 16,755
Posted By gsharpe

Bad wire

After alot of checkng I found that the wire from the transformer to the light broken.
The wire is buried so I took the light out of service. Not worth the touble. I think I still have the...
06-03-08, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,223
Posted By gsharpe

Your help is appreciated

Thanks to everyone that offered suggestions. DIY is a great service. I use it's forums for a variety of issues. Thanks again and keep DOING IT.

Greg:)
06-02-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,159
Posted By gsharpe

Try the pressure switch

Try jumping out the pressure switch first. They can get stuck setting over the winter. LOL
06-02-08, 09:28 AM
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Views: 6,223
Posted By gsharpe

No appreciable lose of water.

I don't seem to be losing any water. My water level is relatively constant. I guess I'll have to live with the depression of having depressions.:rolleyes:
06-02-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,223
Posted By gsharpe

Depressions in the pool floor

I am a civil engineer. As such, I expect the same degree of perfection as is generally expected in my work. Ihave a 20 x 40 above ground pool which has been up for about five years. The initial...
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Views: 16,755
Posted By gsharpe

Last resort.

As a matter of fact I can get the illumination unit out, but removing the bulb
will destroy the unit.

At this point I am ready to throw in the towel and trash the light.
I have a number of DC...
Replies: 26
Views: 16,755
Posted By gsharpe

Angry Reply for joed

How many volts are the lights?

Unknown. There are no visible markings on the illumination unit. The
illumination unit is a seal waterproof module that houses the light bulb and
also serves as...
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Views: 16,755
Posted By gsharpe

Smile Clarification

They folks that assemble swimming pool accessories (like lights) generally acquire the components (like transformers) from external suppliers and manufacturers. In my case the company that produces...
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Views: 16,755
Posted By gsharpe

Question Transformer Identification

Below are the numbers embossed on the tranformer for the underwater
halogen light in my swimming pool. The transformer is housed in a weather
proof box away from the pool. The manufacturer wants...
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