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04-01-09, 07:38 PM
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pipe size for hosebib

A quick question-- I want to install an out side hosebib. My main water supply line is 3/4 inch copper. Usually the supply line to the hosebib is 1/2 inch. Is there any advantage/disadvantage in...
06-01-08, 11:13 AM
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Views: 2,440
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Cool York air handler blower speed

I have a York 90+ up flow furnace. I am trying slow down the blower speed. On the circuit diagram there is a blower speed chart which shows what taps give what CFM. The chart has the following...
09-28-07, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By RPLasoc

Question geothermally correct?

I have seen the term geothermally correct several times when referenced to insullating below ground walls. Could someone explain the term and why the condition does not require insulating the wall...
09-27-07, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By RPLasoc

Question Ramset question

I am installing stud walls in my basement. Is plan on using a ramset to attach the bottom plate to the floor. Is this an acceptable process? Should I also use a construction adhesive? How many...
08-23-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By RPLasoc

Smile Ben-Many thanks for the quick response

Ben-Many thanks for the quick response
08-23-07, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By RPLasoc

Question Motor OCPD

I want to install a branch circuit to run some 3 HP single phase 240V equipment i.e table saw, shaper . Each will plug into a recepticlel. Do I need to install a GFCI device in this circuit? What...
08-22-07, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By RPLasoc

John- thanks for the reply- followup question. I...

John- thanks for the reply- followup question. I have to enter the main panel from the side and go up vertically along the basement wall to the joists. The question is What do I need to do to...
08-22-07, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By RPLasoc

Question Subpanel recommendation

Help- I have asked three people these questions and gotten three different answers. so I guess I need a wider sample size. Here goes. I plan to install a subpanel (all indoors) ( workshop) 50 feet...
08-09-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By RPLasoc

Smile Ben-Thanks for the very helpful comments. More...

Ben-Thanks for the very helpful comments. More reading to do in the NEC but this goes a long way toward getting me started. Been a while since I did any of this type of stuff, but its starting to...
08-09-07, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By RPLasoc

Smile Thanks for the confirmation- I did mean...

Thanks for the confirmation- I did mean individual wires. When you say pull box, I assume you mean the connections I can get for the ends of the EMT at the corners? Or are you refering to something...
08-09-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By RPLasoc

Subpanel Installation

This question kind of flows off of an earlier thread that did not quite answer my question. I want to install a 100 amp workshop subpanel in a room at the other end of my basement about 50 feet...
12-06-05, 04:21 PM
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Views: 952
Posted By RPLasoc

Insulation fastners

Rick, I am aware of that fact. However I asked the question beacause I need to remove the insulation and then reapply it. It would be nice to know what kind of fastner is used and where to get...
12-05-05, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
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Insulation Fastners

I have heavy blanket insulation attached to my basement concrete walls. Can anyone tell me what kind of fastners are used and where I can get them, and how they are physically attached { hammer or...
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Views: 992
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I just had the same problem with a 98 Honda. ...

I just had the same problem with a 98 Honda. After checking the clutch coil continuty and finding it ok, I connected the battery directly and the clutch did not respond. Checked Battery voltage and...
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Views: 15,992
Posted By RPLasoc

This explorer is an all-wheel drive. The shudder...

This explorer is an all-wheel drive. The shudder and low creaking sound seem to come from the front wheels and happen when I turn the wheel in any direction at low speed. Either a full or partial...
Replies: 6
Views: 15,992
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Question Ford Explorer Transfer case problem

I have a 2002 Ford Explorer with automatic 4 wheel drive. Recently, after the car has been driven, I get a shudder ( best description) from the wheels when I turn at very slow speed, like in a...
08-02-05, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,124
Posted By RPLasoc

Framing under an I- Beam

I moved into a house that has this situation. The way the contractor attached the plate is to nail into the side of the plate and then crimp the nail over the edge of the I- beam. I suspect this is...
08-02-05, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,256
Posted By RPLasoc

Question Re: Insullation comment

For EM69- Great description of How-to. Have another question though-

My basement is 8 inches poured concrete and walkout (currently unfinished). Rel humidity in the basement is being maintained...
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Views: 1,825
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Question Dirty A/C condensate pump

What is the proper way to clean the A/C condensate tubing and pump that is attached to my A/C unit? The tubing looks like it has a lot of mold in it, but I am concerned about using bleach in the...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,247
Posted By RPLasoc

These are the only return ducts. I have nine foot...

These are the only return ducts. I have nine foot ceilings. One is at ceiling level the other at floor level (one obve the other) Bothe are directly over the Furnace. The question still remains:...
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Views: 3,247
Posted By RPLasoc

Central AC Return duct noise

I just moved into a 6 year old house with central air. It is 2700 sqft on a single level. The combination AC/heating unit is located in the basement. The centeral air works well except for the...
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