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09-18-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Retired Guy

I have been blowing out the lines in the past but...

I have been blowing out the lines in the past but have never been able to deal with the dishwasher supply properly. Additionally, not all the pipes that I can see are pitched properly to the main...
09-18-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Retired Guy

Pumping RV antifreeze

I am considering pumping non tox antifreeze into the water system of our vacation home when we close it for the winter. Previously we have been draining the system via a drain at the lowest point in...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Retired Guy

Linisys 4500 router

I connected my Seagate GoFlex 2 TB drive to the ethernet port on the Linksys loaded the Seagate goflex software and by connecting to the Seagate site I have access to the drive - for reading. If I...
01-06-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Retired Guy

The switches have three screws - one is a...

The switches have three screws - one is a different color - it is the common screw. HOT from the source connects to common of one switch and the common of the other switch connects is the hot wire to...
12-11-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,535
Posted By Retired Guy

Try using an oscilloscope

Try using an oscilloscope
Replies: 3
Views: 1,491
Posted By Retired Guy

Followup. Went to the dealer today and...

Followup.

Went to the dealer today and learned that it's not uncommon for the smart Batt II system to be energized by radio signals in the area, not just those from the remote. He is taking out...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,491
Posted By Retired Guy

Thanks for the quick reply. No kids, no cats....

Thanks for the quick reply. No kids, no cats. What we don't need is for them to go on when we are asleep or away. I never want to run them unless we are in the room. Depending on what the installing...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,491
Posted By Retired Guy

Gas Log safety issue

We had Heat&Glo vented gas logs installed in our wood burning fireplace this past winter. The unit came with a Hearth & Home SmartBatt II wireless controller. Yesterday the logs ignited by...
02-16-12, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,524
Posted By Retired Guy

Deleted message - question answered

Deleted message - question answered
01-27-12, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,977
Posted By Retired Guy

I feel your pain, many times over! We had a Pulse...

I feel your pain, many times over! We had a Pulse (20 I think). Only one new blower fan and motor, 4 control boards, two thermostats. Took the installing dealer three years to get it to run...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-18-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,383
Posted By Retired Guy

A good resource. Hot water heater...

A good resource. Hot water heater troubleshooting, smelly water solutions, preventive maintenance (http://waterheaterrescue.com/)
12-14-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Retired Guy

All the tub/shower combination valves that I have...

All the tub/shower combination valves that I have ever used do the same thing. Sometimes it makes a difference whether I turn on hot or cold first.
11-04-11, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 926
Posted By Retired Guy

I assume that the lack of responses suggests that...

I assume that the lack of responses suggests that there aren't too many in service. That says a lot to me about their importance.
10-31-11, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 926
Posted By Retired Guy

Franklin Electric Mono Drive

Any thoughts on the suitability of this product as a replacement for my current F-E controller? Will it actually extend the life of my Jacuzzi submersible pump as the plumber suggests?
Forum: Water Heaters
09-18-11, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By Retired Guy

Flush or drain? There is a difference. Hopefully...

Flush or drain? There is a difference. Hopefully someone who is more versed in the process will answer
Forum: Water Heaters
09-12-11, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,394
Posted By Retired Guy

Do you flush it yearly? A flush, not just drain...

Do you flush it yearly? A flush, not just drain it.
Forum: Water Heaters
09-10-11, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,132
Posted By Retired Guy

If propane, do you have gas? Is tank valve on? Do...

If propane, do you have gas? Is tank valve on? Do other gas appliances function?
07-23-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By Retired Guy

Interesting problem

My main panel has room for additional breakers but no open ground/neutral connectors. In it proper to wire nut existing grounds a to free up an additional slot???>
Forum: Water Heaters
07-09-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,667
Posted By Retired Guy

It's a no on the heat pump heaters, although I...

It's a no on the heat pump heaters, although I really like them, it's for a second home we are only there about two weeks a month and I can't justify the cost. As it is, the electric heater will cost...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-09-11, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,667
Posted By Retired Guy

Good to know, we are in the market for an...

Good to know, we are in the market for an electric 80 gal heater to replace our propane one. I wanted to stay away from the big box retailers because of their tendency to "beat down" the...
Forum: Water Heaters
07-09-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,667
Posted By Retired Guy

Homestore heater? A brand? Or is it any from a...

Homestore heater? A brand? Or is it any from a big box store.
Replies: 4
Views: 1,251
Posted By Retired Guy

I have found that the shop vac is my friend when...

I have found that the shop vac is my friend when taking up a toilet.
Forum: Water Heaters
04-26-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,408
Posted By Retired Guy

Might want to look at the heat pump water heaters.

Might want to look at the heat pump water heaters.
Forum: Water Heaters
04-24-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,298
Posted By Retired Guy

Electric water heater wattage

Being new to electric water heaters, I am somewhat baffled by the different wattage ratings of heater elements. 3800, 4500 and 5500. How much of a significant difference between the performance of...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-29-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,369
Posted By Retired Guy

If it's propane you could have reduced gas...

If it's propane you could have reduced gas pressure due to the cold.
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