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10-29-08, 11:27 AM
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Posted By godavid

1/4 turn stop valves

Are 1/4 turn stop valves repairable? thanks
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Views: 1,606
Posted By godavid

cast iron bath tub removal

I busted my tub while trying raise and shim it. Now I have to replace it. How many rows of tile do I have to remove? What does the removal of tile entail? Do I have to replace the wall behind the...
03-26-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,839
Posted By godavid

When I got home this afternoon, I turned the...

When I got home this afternoon, I turned the furnace on and went downstairs to see if it would cut out. It ran for twelve min before it cut out and that is because it had reach the temp I set. The...
03-25-08, 08:20 AM
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Views: 3,839
Posted By godavid

My thermostat is a Honeywell and I think the s/n...

My thermostat is a Honeywell and I think the s/n is 6000-48951. The is an Enery Optmizer thermostat. It was installed last july by the power & light company,locally. It is suppost to turn off the a/c...
03-24-08, 02:51 PM
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Views: 3,839
Posted By godavid

I ran the test in post #6 and same thing, it runs...

I ran the test in post #6 and same thing, it runs for two or three min and then starts cutting out and restarting every thirty sec or so. Another thing, I've fail to mention is that the igniter or...
03-24-08, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,839
Posted By godavid

I put a jumper across the terminals of the limit...

I put a jumper across the terminals of the limit switch and it ran for about two to three minutes before shuting down and then reigniting. Was I suppost to jump across the terminals or the wires?...
03-24-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,839
Posted By godavid

I changed the filter because it looked dirty and...

I changed the filter because it looked dirty and I took apart the igniter to see if the orifice was pluged and I could see light through it. So, I put it back together and she ran for about three...
03-23-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,839
Posted By godavid

The furnace blower does continue to run until...

The furnace blower does continue to run until reaches the pre set temperature then shuts off. I have an air bear filter system and it was installed when the furnace was installed. I replace the...
03-23-08, 06:53 AM
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Views: 3,839
Posted By godavid

What is the purpose of the limit switch?

What is the purpose of the limit switch?
03-22-08, 08:54 PM
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Views: 3,839
Posted By godavid

furnace is recycling too often

I have a four year old kenmore nat gas furnace and it is shuting off every minute or so and reigniting itself. It has been doing this for a about a month now. What do I need to check? I thought it...
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Views: 1,593
Posted By godavid

need to know where to get electric staple gun repair?

I'm using a swingline model # 34201. It is probably twenty plus years old but it worked good for putting up insulation between the floor joints in the basement. Problem is that it broke and I don't...
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Views: 1,607
Posted By godavid

phone jack quit working

I checked my nid and I have a dial tone outside. I have a dial tone at the phone jack where my dsl is connected. I checked for loose wiring did not find any. I've been insulating downstairs. I...
12-14-07, 12:40 PM
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Views: 1,073
Posted By godavid

The box is connected to pvc pipe. I had the...

The box is connected to pvc pipe. I had the ground wire from the box and outlet connected together and the ground wires coming into the boxes connected together. So, I took the ground from the...
12-14-07, 11:34 AM
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Views: 1,073
Posted By godavid

I just installed a subpanel in my garage which is...

I just installed a subpanel in my garage which is detached and is in kansas City, mo. I connected the circuits which I had installed about ten years or so ago. I tested the outlets with a circuit...
12-14-07, 11:03 AM
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Views: 1,073
Posted By godavid

open ground?

I've got an open ground in the first receptacle in the circuit but not in the second one. I changed recptacles but still have an open ground. I have the ground wire from the switch connected to the...
12-14-07, 08:09 AM
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Views: 32,250
Posted By godavid

Thought, I had better let everyone know how...

Thought, I had better let everyone know how things are going with this project. Right now I've got everything hooked up, main panel, subpanel. I'm getting ready to add a 240 line for the heater from...
12-03-07, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,250
Posted By godavid

There is nothing between the hole in the wall and...

There is nothing between the hole in the wall and the main panel. It is an unfinished bare basement wall.
12-03-07, 12:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,250
Posted By godavid

Sorry, I was not specifc enough on running the uf...

Sorry, I was not specifc enough on running the uf cable to the main panel. I will run the uf cable through pvc pipe from the outside of the basement wall to the inside. The distance from where is...
12-03-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,250
Posted By godavid

Thanks for the suggestions, they have been very...

Thanks for the suggestions, they have been very helpful. I did purchased the book wiring simplified and have read it. I don't know about anybody else, but it is really hard to read reference books....
11-29-07, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,659
Posted By godavid

new codes for #8 copper wire?

I was told by a clerk at the big orange box that I could run a 50 amp breaker at the main box with #8 copper wire. So I post it on this web sight and was told that it was wrong you cannot run a 50...
11-29-07, 03:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,250
Posted By godavid

Sorry about the unnecessary comment, tired....

Sorry about the unnecessary comment, tired. Anyway, does anyone have any tips on getting the line through the PVC. Do I glue it first or can I put it together, run the wire through and then glue it?...
11-29-07, 09:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,250
Posted By godavid

Correct me if I'm wrong and I'm sure that will...

Correct me if I'm wrong and I'm sure that will happen since I cue'ing in on this web site to learn a few things but it is to my understanding that #6 wire is rated at 60amp and #8 at 40. There is no...
11-29-07, 06:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,250
Posted By godavid

I trenched the ground for the new line yesterday...

I trenched the ground for the new line yesterday and picked up 8/3 underground line. My question is: what kind of tool do you use to cut such big lines and can you use a regular stripper tool for the...
11-28-07, 07:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,250
Posted By godavid

I've got two 20 amp circuit breakers at the main...

I've got two 20 amp circuit breakers at the main box and will be adding a 240 double pole breaker at the subpanel in the garage and two 120 circuit breakers after I run the new line from the house to...
11-27-07, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,250
Posted By godavid

Okay, I need to add a white neutral wire. The...

Okay, I need to add a white neutral wire. The wires now are twelve inches deep, can I keep them 12 inches or do I have to go deeper. There is no conduit on the wires underground. The conduit is used...
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