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01-09-21, 01:40 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

OK so I have made a little progress. Attached...

OK so I have made a little progress. Attached here is the diagram of what I've been able to figure out on the circuit. I replaced the GFCI and put everything back away. Things seemed good for a hot...
12-31-20, 10:14 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Yeah the box is a little tight and with the 12 ...

Yeah the box is a little tight and with the 12
awg it can be tough. The new gfci I got is a ďslimĒ so hopefully that will help I hope.

There are 2 circuits so thatís good. I have half my outlets...
12-30-20, 06:15 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Just checked the other outlets and none seem to...

Just checked the other outlets and none seem to have loose connections as near as I can tell and no smell of burnt wire. I didnít pull all of them out though to be fair.

i powered just the gfci...
12-30-20, 01:40 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

I guess I could pull the other plates and see if...

I guess I could pull the other plates and see if there is any Burning on any of the other receptacles and that maybe Iím smelling the burn from someplace else.

They werenít backstab, but one of...
12-30-20, 12:46 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

That's what I thought too, but where would the...

That's what I thought too, but where would the loose connection be? I made sure the connection wasn't loose at the GFCI. everything was screwed down tight, and this was the second time it failed....
12-30-20, 12:22 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

GFCI Receptacle Gone Bad

So this isn't your standard GFCI worn out needs to be replaced situation. I've got a GFCI circuit to my kitchen. 20A breaker and I verified that the line an load are both 12/2 wires. Wiring is...
11-24-20, 07:43 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

So thought I might have found a solution to just...

So thought I might have found a solution to just do a plate but then I took off the inside handle where the plate would go and yeah seems like a plate is kinda out of the question unfortunately.

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Posted By bainbridgematt

And now I can get the pump to run with the second...

And now I can get the pump to run with the second thermostat as well. Iím wondering if there is some sort of thermal cut off or something? Intermittent problems are a pain.
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Well good news and bad news. Good news is that...

Well good news and bad news. Good news is that when I use the second thermostat that controls a different zone, the pump spins up and works. Bad news is that the other thermostat, despite calling for...
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Recirculating Pump Not Turning On

So Iíve got a grundfos pump (up 26-64 f) used for pumping the boiler water to my hydronic floor heat. It always worked fine but has suddenly appeared to stop turning on when there is a call for...
10-18-20, 07:38 AM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Would bondo that thick (or in layers) dry fast...

Would bondo that thick (or in layers) dry fast enough to get that done in a day?
10-18-20, 06:22 AM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Thanks guys. Regarding the brass plate,...

Thanks guys.

Regarding the brass plate, Iím having trouble locating one that will even fit so Iím afraid Iíll have to have something machined. Unless you all know of a good source?

For...
10-17-20, 10:34 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Filling Door After Lock Handle Set Replacement

We replaced an original handle set in our front door to out in an electronic set. The old sets required large cutout of the door. So how weíve got a big old hole on the inside of the door below the...
09-30-20, 04:00 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Champion Inverter Generator Grounding

Iíve got a small 2000w peak champion inverter generator (model 100565). In the manual it says it needs to be grounded for safety but the few pictures Iíve seen of it in use donít have it grounded....
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Thanks guys! I think I am finally understanding...

Thanks guys! I think I am finally understanding this. You guys have been a huge help!



I measured and the everything seems pretty square to me, but I don't know how square is square. They...
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Any recommendations on suppliers? I'm must going...

Any recommendations on suppliers? I'm must going off a web search.
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Cabinet Picture

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Posted By bainbridgematt

Help With New Cabinet Door Hinges

We recently did a built in cabinet in our bathroom and now itís time for me to put some doors on the bottom of the cabinet. My wife has asked for inset doors (Split). My goal is buy the doors...
Forum: Water Heaters
05-29-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By bainbridgematt

Oh yeah. Trust me I was worried about that. Right...

Oh yeah. Trust me I was worried about that. Right now Iíve just got a bowl under it. At this drip rate I could go about 2-3 weeks before emptying it I think. Iíd like to replace it but am afraid of...
Forum: Water Heaters
05-29-20, 10:29 AM
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Views: 266
Posted By bainbridgematt

If it was a tank leak, would I expect to find...

If it was a tank leak, would I expect to find some dampness somewhere else too? The drain pipe coming from the tank is actually bone dry. The only dampness Iíve been able to find is from the valve...
Forum: Water Heaters
05-28-20, 09:32 AM
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Views: 266
Posted By bainbridgematt

I was afraid you were going to say that about...

I was afraid you were going to say that about tanks only lasting so long. The problem where I live is that all this stuff costs so much to have replaced that we want to milk it as long as we can...
Forum: Water Heaters
05-28-20, 08:58 AM
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Views: 266
Posted By bainbridgematt

Leak Around the Drain Valve

Went in the garage last night about 11:30 (because all plumbing problems are noticed at bad times) and noticed that there was a little water around the water heater. It wasn't a lot but there was...
03-04-20, 11:12 PM
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Posted By bainbridgematt

Thanks!! Since the bottom end of this is going...

Thanks!! Since the bottom end of this is going to be behind the ceiling drywall do I really need to install a box and then cap? Since itís in the garage I probably have to worry about making sure...
03-04-20, 10:13 AM
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Views: 306
Posted By bainbridgematt

So a couple follow up questions..... 1) why...

So a couple follow up questions.....

1) why pvc instead of EMT?
2) do I have to put a box in the basement now? The end of the conduit will be behind the ceiling drywall down there.
3) does the...
03-04-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By bainbridgematt

Both would be 240v. A 30A service for the hot...

Both would be 240v. A 30A service for the hot water and 50A for the car.
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