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04-08-15, 02:46 PM
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Posted By SnowDay

Thanks for your reply, lawrosa, but you didn't...

Thanks for your reply, lawrosa, but you didn't really answer any of my concerns. Anyone else who happens to read this please feel free to comment if you wish to. I updated the diagram of the stack...
04-07-15, 05:17 PM
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Views: 4,622
Posted By SnowDay

I ended up getting $88 from the scrap metal place...

I ended up getting $88 from the scrap metal place in Bridgeport for the copper and brass. There was 56lbs total- 36 lbs of brass and 19lbs of copper. In total, $265 was spent including $73 at...
03-26-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,622
Posted By SnowDay

I took your advice and replaced everything with...

I took your advice and replaced everything with PVC. In my first post pics the vent pipe was not visible until I opened up the ceiling a little more. What I originally thought was an elbow turned...
03-23-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,622
Posted By SnowDay

I opted to just to reconfigure the 1 1/2" sink...

I opted to just to reconfigure the 1 1/2" sink waste a few inches. not a problem at all.
03-22-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,622
Posted By SnowDay

I'm back- I had a distraction and I never got...

I'm back-
I had a distraction and I never got around to rebuilding this stack yet. I stuck a piece of gorilla tape over the bad section until I was able to do this fix correctly.

I have all...
01-14-15, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,622
Posted By SnowDay

I think I'm going to study this job for a few...

I think I'm going to study this job for a few days and then do it myself. I'm going to post a few questions here and there and that would be cool if I can get some answers.

I can spend the...
01-13-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,622
Posted By SnowDay

the laundry and the dishwasher are hosed into a...

the laundry and the dishwasher are hosed into a trap that goes out the window, they work just fine. i'm not worried about that right now but feel free to offer suggestions for the future. I can...
01-13-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,622
Posted By SnowDay

Thanks for your replies. I am going to start...

Thanks for your replies. I am going to start with getting a price to replace a couple feet with copper/no hub and go from there. I have done 4 baseboard replacements myself this past year along with...
01-12-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,622
Posted By SnowDay

Soil pipe leak from 2nd floor to basement

We were getting drips from the pipe in the basement coming from a 2nd floor bathroom.
http://i1278.photobucket.com/albums/y506/snowday133/poop%20chute/IMG_2314_zps42e04e83.jpg...
12-17-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By SnowDay

The dimmer is connected to 2 ceiling fixtures...

The dimmer is connected to 2 ceiling fixtures with 3 bulbs each. There was a mish-mash of incandescent and CFL's installed and dimmed unequally. One of the CFL's sounded like a bees nest. So I...
12-15-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By SnowDay

I worked it out with their customer service. ...

I worked it out with their customer service.

Red -> Red
2 Blacks -> Black
Black -> Red/White
Cap the green.

Now I just have to figure how to get rid of the buzz coming from the bulbs when...
12-14-14, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By SnowDay

Thanks for your replies. I'll add pictures...

Thanks for your replies.
I'll add pictures tomorrow if it will help.
The switch is model# CTCL-153PDH-WH (click)


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12-14-14, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By SnowDay

Lutron 3-way dimmer wiring in older house

I'm trying to add a dimmer to the family room in the older section of the house.

I pulled out the switch that I would like to put the dimmer on and there are 4 wires on three screws as follows:...
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By SnowDay

Thanks for the twist-tie idea. I couldn't find...

Thanks for the twist-tie idea. I couldn't find anything that small to go all the way through that hole before. I had to look underneath the breadbox to find one but it did fit the tiny hole. I...
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By SnowDay

Craftsman 5hp snowblower running sloppy

I'd like to get this thing running smooth. It's obviously a carburetor issue. I'm thinking adjustments and/or clogged something. It will only run with the choke open fully and at full throttle. ...
09-22-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,821
Posted By SnowDay

Thank you- I never would have figured out...

Thank you-
I never would have figured out that two whites are now red & green is now white. I went ahead and hooked up a battery-powered Honeywell there a few days ago and it has been running...
09-19-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,821
Posted By SnowDay

Heat only thermostat wires....white, white, green?

I'm finishing up replaceing all the thermostats in our 5 zone, heat-only, oil-boiler system. The first four that I replaced each had two wires- 1 red & 1 white. I am on the last themostat now and...
Replies: 15
Views: 5,897
Posted By SnowDay

Well, I'll tell you what I did and you can tell...

Well, I'll tell you what I did and you can tell me if I did anything wrong or inefficiently. I know that I made an inefficient 'non-fatal' mistake that may have added a little extra...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,190
Posted By SnowDay

Ugly Taco 571 with slight drip

I'm going to replace this whole valve with a new one this week by myself. I just was wondering what the diagnosis for its current condition is. It functions just fine but tends to gather a slow...
Replies: 15
Views: 5,897
Posted By SnowDay

I had a chance to finish the baseboard...

I had a chance to finish the baseboard replacement on the 22nd. I gave myself two weeks to learn about the heating system or turn it over to a pro. This whole pipe system used to look as confusing...
Replies: 6
Views: 13,522
Posted By SnowDay

Here are some pics of my finished DIY. No more...

Here are some pics of my finished DIY. No more having to look at those nasty things messing up my nicely self-renovated full-bathroom.

I realized that after I cut off the cup end of...
Replies: 6
Views: 13,522
Posted By SnowDay

For the thread I will post a link to a video that...

For the thread I will post a link to a video that I found of someone removing fins in two different methods. he pulls them off on the first pipe then he cuts them with heavy-duty scissors on the...
Replies: 15
Views: 5,897
Posted By SnowDay

model V-14A-T Minimum relief valve capacity 124...

model V-14A-T
Minimum relief valve capacity 124
Water 30 PSI
LT OIL GPH 1.05
Water MBH 107.8

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Views: 5,897
Posted By SnowDay

Boiler Project Photos by snowday133 | Photobucket...

Boiler Project Photos by snowday133 | Photobucket (http://s1278.photobucket.com/user/snowday133/library/boiler project)

That's a link to the high res photos that I moved. I'll add more there as...
Replies: 15
Views: 5,897
Posted By SnowDay

I can not edit my above post so I will add and...

I can not edit my above post so I will add and confirm that the pipe connected to the valves marked R3 and BK (red and black) is the RETURN from the addition zones 4&5 only.

I am studying this...
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