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I figured it would be a spider. This thing isnít...

I figured it would be a spider. This thing isnít the easiest to reach. I was hoping there would be a way to blow it out from the wire sized line running to the pilot. Just didnít want to take it...
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Gas fireplace: weak pilot light

I have a Heat N Glo gas fireplace. The pilot light doesnít light easily. When it is lit, the flame is too small to hit the thermocouple. The minute I let go of the pilot ignition button, the flame...
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@Pilot Dane I did a quick search and found these...

@Pilot Dane I did a quick search and found these on Amazon. I'm assuming they'd be the same base as their 120 VAC counterparts. ...
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24v Outdoor Post Lamp

I have a rare bird in my yard. Builder installed a 24v post lamp. I think it's a dumb (cheap) design. In my garage is a 24v transformer (that is always on) plugged into a socket. Low voltage...
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I just had a guy quote me $140 to blast and...

I just had a guy quote me $140 to blast and powder coat. I'm willing to pay that much but I want to make damn sure it's the right thing to do first. The mailbox was over $400 when I bought it in...
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I have a cheap mailbox on a post sitting in a...

I have a cheap mailbox on a post sitting in a bucket of sand right now. I can have it sit there a week or so if necessary.
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Should I Paint or Powder Coat Cast Aluminum Mailbox?

Not sure that this is the right forum for this question, but hopefully someone here knows their materials. I have a cast aluminum mailbox with a finish that is peeling off and the metal is...
06-22-17, 09:56 PM
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Cool. I'm timid when it comes to this stuff....

Cool. I'm timid when it comes to this stuff. Thank you for the reply. My house was built in 2002. Never been a huge fan of this furnace but it works, so I never considered replacing it. I considered...
06-22-17, 08:40 PM
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Help Identifying C Wire

The usual story. Four wire system, have to use a Honeywell Wire Saver at the furnace control panel. Problem I'm having is I don't have a C on the board. Which of these wires should I tie into?
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07-15-16, 01:21 PM
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Problem solved. The capacitor was definitely...

Problem solved. The capacitor was definitely bad. But so was one, not both, of the fuses of the fuses at the unit. I didn't think to check since contactor was pulling. Turns out, I just wasn't...
07-14-16, 08:29 AM
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Motor spins freely. The humming was more of a...

Motor spins freely. The humming was more of a buzz and was coming from the new capacitor. I double checked the connections and they're all plugged in where they're supposed to be.
07-14-16, 07:48 AM
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Same value capacitor. I'll check where the noise...

Same value capacitor. I'll check where the noise is coming from and if the motor spins.
07-14-16, 07:36 AM
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Replaced Bad Capacitor Now Just Hear Humming When Turned On

Lost air yesterday. I knew enough to check the capacitor, which was bulging. It turned out to be dead. I installed a new one, and now when I turn on the air, all I get is a humming noise from the...
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Yes, it is strange. The transformer is hot all...

Yes, it is strange. The transformer is hot all day long. She said she had to order the bulbs online because no one local had them. The lighting place knew exactly what sub she was in when she...
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In series? Not familiar with that term. If I...

In series? Not familiar with that term. If I just do black/black and white/black (since both wires on the photocell are black), I don't see what there is to break up the connection since I'd have...
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It's a Don-Ell SS-724. ...

It's a Don-Ell SS-724.
http://www.lightingsupply.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/w/p/WPC_PHOTOCTRL_SS724.jpg

I never considered that some post lights...
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24v Photocell Installation

I'm embarrassed to be asking this, because this thing seems to be simple as can be. I'm helping my sister replace a photocell that she had in an outdoor post light. I figured out the problem she...
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Gas Fireplace Creates Soot

I have a gas fireplace that is vented, but has a sealed box (similar to the one below). The logs never looked right in this fireplace, and when my wife wanted to clean the windows, she asked me to...
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