Search: Posts Made By: GPM2010
Showing results 1 to 15 of 15
Search took 0.01 seconds.
03-07-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By GPM2010

Actually, I believe not. This seems to be...

Actually, I believe not.

This seems to be very common on water heaters. They use the copper water line as a ground to complete the circuit if not a conduit available. It's a safety ground...
03-03-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By GPM2010

Plaster walls ?? Just settling and age. ...

Plaster walls ??

Just settling and age. If floor is sagging, then could be big issues.

Sounds like heaving from ice around your foundation walls. This winter is brutal in the Midwest. Only...
03-03-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,816
Posted By GPM2010

Believe an un-fused one just has a pull...

Believe an un-fused one just has a pull connection to sever power.

Fused has round fuse harnesses on each side just in case of surge. U must put in fuses to work that don't exceed the disconnect's...
03-03-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By GPM2010

Yea, old electronics if at all. Meant old wiring...

Yea, old electronics if at all. Meant old wiring not safe.
03-03-14, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By GPM2010

Better off upgrading your service to be safe, at...

Better off upgrading your service to be safe, at least on your line to water heater.
A 30 amp 220 breaker should suffice. May have to update your load center too.

Old electronics should not be...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By GPM2010

What they're looking for is wood to screw them...

What they're looking for is wood to screw them down for a frame.

All they need is to locate the rafters and plan to use pole barn screws.

Running wires are easy provided they wrap them at...
03-03-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By GPM2010

Found out that bunching Return lines doesn't make...

Found out that bunching Return lines doesn't make significant difference unless the supply lines are closer than a foot to them. After drilling, when the lines are pulled back, bentonite is added...
02-28-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By GPM2010

As the title suggests, Loop field at 8'...

As the title suggests,

Loop field at 8' depth horizontal.

150' to house @ 8' depth. 12 lines coming into house. 6 Supply/6 Return lines.

Taper upward a few feet to 6" & 4" holes in basement...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By GPM2010

Ultimately, a Electric Heat pump would be the...

Ultimately, a Electric Heat pump would be the best option. They use these in refrigerators to cool, are extremely efficient and can heat water too. Would use an electric water heater 80 gallon or...
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By GPM2010

Try to find a PDF file on Google search for that...

Try to find a PDF file on Google search for that product. Sometimes the battery must be out for a minimum of 10 seconds or longer to force a reset. When the display goes out, assume it's been...
02-27-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,396
Posted By GPM2010

Maybe some investigation is in order. You...

Maybe some investigation is in order. You already know the areas they're coming from. Could be in the walls or tiny holes in the baseboards that can ultimately be caulked up. You must trace their...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-27-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,693
Posted By GPM2010

I had the same problem a year ago. Was beating...

I had the same problem a year ago. Was beating my head against the wall with that controller.
Turns out I found what was wrong with it. BAD BOARD at the point where the +/- wires (there are 4...
02-27-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,396
Posted By GPM2010

Buy some Diatomacious Earth (DE) from your local...

Buy some Diatomacious Earth (DE) from your local Farm supply store, call first.
This stuff is actually fossilized coral reef ground to powder. Sprinkle this on planting material and any plants...
02-27-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By GPM2010

No, no poison ! I'm on a farmstead and get...

No, no poison !

I'm on a farmstead and get these vermin all the time, especially with this brutal cold winter in the Mid West area.
I use Victor mouse traps with the yellow (Cheese like)...
02-27-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By GPM2010

Horizontal loop efficiency

Hello all,

Am doing research on Geothermal loop lines from the manifold (inside basement) to about 150' out.

Was originally considering 12 lines (6 ton unit @ 6 loops) to/fro the loop field. 6...
Showing results 1 to 15 of 15


 
Forum Jump