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03-26-21, 04:27 PM
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It was the pull out hose. I cut it open and the...

It was the pull out hose. I cut it open and the inside lining had deteriorated. It was the same blue-green stuff that was clogging the aerator. Delta Faucet sent me new a hose and wand as warranty...
03-19-21, 03:56 PM
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Views: 223
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Checked washing machine hot and cold strainers. ...

Checked washing machine hot and cold strainers. No sign of anything. The Bosch dishwater is difficult to get at but seems to fill up perfectly like always. Also, I looked at two bathroom faucets...
03-19-21, 11:15 AM
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Kitchen Aerator Clogged Up

Every couple of years I note minor clogs in the sink aerators. Mostly the kitchen. The faucet is 6 years old, Delta, high end type. House pipes are all copper. Just added a new water softener. ...
03-13-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
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Project completed. Went with the heavier wall...

Project completed. Went with the heavier wall copper 3/4” pipe. Added two new ball valves and a new hose bib. Nice having soft water again after 6 years. Thank you to those that gave me the much...
03-13-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
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No luck with the easy out type tool. Used the...

No luck with the easy out type tool. Used the Dremel with a fiberglass cutting wheel and dissected the whole part. Took about an hour. All set to reassemble. Thanks for the advise. Helped me get...
03-12-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
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I tried that exact tool and the X brace down in...

I tried that exact tool and the X brace down in the drain bent, real bad. I bought the reverse screw type plug tool. I had tried it before but did not remove some of the corrosion, nor did I hammer...
03-12-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
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Bathtub Drain Remove and Replace

I am trying to remove the drain from the bathtub. It is on a slab foundation with only top access. I tried several tools and only managed to distort the cross pieces in the old drain. I am looking...
02-12-21, 11:23 AM
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Views: 220
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Piping to New Water Softener

I am planning to install a new water softener, outdoors, here is south Florida. The manufacturer says my location is OK. The present line from the water meter is 30’ of 3/4” pvc , then it changes to...
02-04-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
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That is sort of what I thought was needed. ...

That is sort of what I thought was needed. Another idea came to me after reading the responses. The Generac transfer switch with multiple circuit breakers could be inset into the wall cavity. I...
02-03-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
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Advice on Wiring a Surface Mount Transfer Switch Next to a Flush Mounted Panel

I have a flush mounted 200 amp sub panel in my garage. The main and another sub panel are mounted outdoors about 70’ away. I am looking to add a transfer switch with load center, 10 circuit type,...
02-02-21, 05:38 PM
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Fixed it. Two of the tiny wires coming off of...

Fixed it. Two of the tiny wires coming off of the air flow sensor were touching, effectively shorting out the sensor. It could have been my fault when I tried to extend the sensor as shown in the...
01-30-21, 03:50 PM
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UVC Light Install Odorstop OS72 PRO

Just installed a new 2 lamp UVC in my HVAC supply plenum. The unit has a built in air flow sensor that turns the UVC lamps on when the air handler is on. The lamps are located to shine on the A...
11-29-20, 03:50 PM
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Views: 415
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I agree. A/C is real important for an enjoyable...

I agree. A/C is real important for an enjoyable life here in south Florida. It does get used also everyday throughout the year. Very few days are window open type days. So I guess the both A/C...
11-29-20, 01:22 PM
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Views: 415
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Problem solved. Had A/C guy out due to a low...

Problem solved. Had A/C guy out due to a low pressure problem.
The scroll compressor is bad. Needs to be replaced. His and my best guess is a bad bearing. It has always been on the loud side. ...
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Views: 426
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I added a $15 omni vertical 5dbi gain antenna. ...

I added a $15 omni vertical 5dbi gain antenna. Signal strength went to highest level reported by the central station. There are four levels, the lowest termed as unacceptable. I bought a jumper...
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I prefer not to use a directional yagi because I...

I prefer not to use a directional yagi because I rely on two cell towers around five miles away that are 180 degrees apart. An omnidirectional would be better for me. I ordered the male u.fl to...
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Views: 426
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Cellular Communicator External Antenna

Got my new cellular communicator connected and programmed. It is a Honeywell LTE-XA. I asked the central station to run a signal level check as we are on the outside area of cell phone coverage for...
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Now that I read the manual for the LTE-XA, it is...

Now that I read the manual for the LTE-XA, it is obvious how simple the connection is. My internet communicator is kind of out of date and will not support Total Connect. My plan was to go cellular...
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Views: 238
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Adding Cell Communicator to Vista-20 Panel

I presently have a Vista-20 panel connected to a Honeywell Internet Communicator. I use a central monitoring station that gets the data over my internet connection. We finally got a new cell tower...
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Advice on Upgrade Vista 20

I have a self installed Vista 20 panel with a Honeywell Communicator tied to a central call center via the Internet. I had Total Connect 1.0. All was fine. I was informed that my Communicator would...
12-14-19, 06:22 PM
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Views: 415
Posted By n1ml

5 Ton Scroll Condenser Pulsing

We have a 6 year old Trane 5 ton central A/C. It is scroll type compressor. So far so good as far as you can’t stop a Trane. It cools fine.
I have noticed recently that there seems to be a periodic...
07-09-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
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OK. I will plan to move the two tandem breakers...

OK. I will plan to move the two tandem breakers over to the new panel and use single standard breakers. That would give me the two poles I need for the new 240vac circuit.
Do I have to move the...
07-09-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By n1ml

Gotta start to plan on adding another panel next...

Gotta start to plan on adding another panel next to this one.
Too bad it is in a flush mounted finished wall. Oh well.
This 42 space panel is fed directly from a 200 amp breaker about 65 feet...
07-09-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By n1ml

Removed the cover and there is no label inside...

Removed the cover and there is no label inside the box or on the back of the cover.
I do have a question after reading a lot of internet info and getting confused.
My dryer circuit breaker, 240vac,...
07-08-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By n1ml

That is the problem. The only label on the...

That is the problem. The only label on the inside of the door says Cutler-Hammer, Safetybreaker Load Center and has 42 lines in which to describe what the breaker position does. There is also a...
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