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08-05-20, 05:54 PM
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Posted By crabjoe

For years, I've been feeling a water softener is...

For years, I've been feeling a water softener is needed. I get terrible hard water stains. It's a never ending battle.

n the past, I've had to fix pin holes in copper and had to replace a hot...
08-05-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By crabjoe

Plan on moving but need a water softener - 7 grain

I need something cheap to install before I put my place up for sale..

The house is 4br with 2.5 baths, on well water. Using the Hach 5B test, it came in at 7 grains. Currently, it's just myself...
08-04-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By crabjoe

Pete, This is a heat pump I installed myself...

Pete,

This is a heat pump I installed myself with some help people here about 5 years ago. It's been running great all these years until this hick up..

For now, I think I;m good.. It's been...
08-04-20, 08:30 PM
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Views: 147
Posted By crabjoe

Angry Power outage from Isaias and now my AC is messing with me.

Isaias killed my power so I was running on a portable generator all day from around 10am till 11pm..

Switched back to Grid power and turned on AC breaker.. and what do I get? Nothing.. All I see...
04-30-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,574
Posted By crabjoe

I got the generator and just for the heck of it,...

I got the generator and just for the heck of it, I hooked her up to the house to see if any GFCI trip. Nothing tripped. I checked the generator to make sure if wasn't floating and it's not. It's...
04-27-20, 07:59 PM
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Views: 2,574
Posted By crabjoe

That's what I was always told. And I was also...

That's what I was always told. And I was also told if I kept the bond on the generator, I'd trip trip the GFCI. I connected her up as is and nothing tripped. And I'm not using a GFI transfer...
04-21-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,574
Posted By crabjoe

Thanks folks.. SInce the 30amp outlet, at...

Thanks folks..

SInce the 30amp outlet, at least for me, will only be used when connected to the house, I'm thinking why not just isolate the 30 amp outlet, by removing the jumper to it from the...
04-21-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,574
Posted By crabjoe

Generator with Bonded Neutral connected to service panel... Any Problems?

New thread.. This time, what problems, if any would there be using a generator with a bonded neutral, when connected to the service panel with an interlock kit?

The generator is the Briggs and...
04-21-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By crabjoe

I'm still not understanding how it would overload...

I'm still not understanding how it would overload the neutral. I think it's because the service panel is rated at 200a and the cord coming from the generators are 10 awg, which is rated for 30 amp...
04-18-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By crabjoe

@joed Can you actually overload a neutral in the...

@joed Can you actually overload a neutral in the main when it's bonded to the ground?
04-18-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By crabjoe

I'm not sure how it might overload the neutral on...

I'm not sure how it might overload the neutral on the generator(s). Once parallel, they're acting as one generator. They'll send out 30 amps on 1 30amp 120v plug. That'll get passed to both legs...
04-18-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By crabjoe

120v generator and connecting to NEMA 14-50?

Updated question:

I should have just phrased my question this was...

1. Can anything happen to the main electrical service panel if both legs are fed by the same 120v source?
2. If both legs...
06-17-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By crabjoe

Where to buy vinyl 15x64 panel shutter?

I lost one shutter a few weeks ago during a storm and I can't seem to find a replacement. I'm finding 15x63 inch panel shutters, but not 15x64.

Can anyone point me to a place that carries 15x64...
Replies: 7
Views: 3,410
Posted By crabjoe

The lights are suppose to blink with certain...

The lights are suppose to blink with certain errors.. The wash light blinking tells me there's an agitator error, but I have no idea where to go from there... That's partly because the service test...
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Views: 3,410
Posted By crabjoe

It's not a problem.. Any help is appreciated. ...

It's not a problem.. Any help is appreciated.

So I pulled the cover and got access.. I put it into the service mode and tried the tested. Maybe I'm crazy, but it seems to go crazy in testing.. ...
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Views: 3,410
Posted By crabjoe

Thanks for the info. I looked online for a...

Thanks for the info.

I looked online for a diagram of parts and it looks like I can take the mid service panel off with just a screwdriver.. Is that correct?

Being that this washer isn't...
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Views: 3,410
Posted By crabjoe

GE GUD27ESSJ0WW motor stops..

Washer... Start the wash cycle and it fills with water. Goes to agitate and the motor stops after maybe 1 or 2 seconds... The status light just blinks. If you hit the start button, motor kicks on...
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Views: 1,111
Posted By crabjoe

So I called Moen and was told the problem is the...

So I called Moen and was told the problem is the lower stem... They said they're going to send me one and I should have it in about 7 days..

Thanks all!!
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Views: 1,111
Posted By crabjoe

Handyone, I had pulled handle off and did...

Handyone,

I had pulled handle off and did find that the screw of the handle adapter kit (100115) was not in the handle. I had to fish it out as it was sitting in the Hot & cold handle adaptor,...
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Views: 1,111
Posted By crabjoe

That's what I kept getting too and all other...

That's what I kept getting too and all other faucets are Moen. That K stamp is what's throwing me off. Assuming it's a Moen, can I assume it's going to take a 1248 cartridge? If so, do you know if...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By crabjoe

need help identifing faucet and repair

I've got a dual handle tub faucet that needs repair. The cold handle goes past the stop, so if you don't line it up just right, you'll get water coming out of the faucet. I'm guessing I need to...
06-28-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By crabjoe

ok.. just venting.. LOL venting, get it?

Neighbor's AC is driving me crazy! The condenser is about a 100ft away from me, but whenever it's running, I can hear it oscillating from inside my house.

I wonder how long it will last before it...
06-28-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By crabjoe

I thought you might have surrounded the condenser...

I thought you might have surrounded the condenser with plywood. LOL.. Yeah, what you've got shouldn't be a problem.
06-28-16, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,076
Posted By crabjoe

BIG Oops on "I find it very strange your glade...

BIG Oops on "I find it very strange your glade plug in is not covering you whole house."

That that NOT should have been "NOW" ...

"I find it very strange your glade plug in is NOW covering you...
06-27-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,076
Posted By crabjoe

I don't see how a wax ring would cause it, but...

I don't see how a wax ring would cause it, but odder things have happened.

But I do have a question... You don't by chance have a return in your bathroom do you? If you do, get rid of it... Also...
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