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05-30-21, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Indys

Thanks all, but I think cwbuff's solution is the...

Thanks all, but I think cwbuff's solution is the easiest for me to tackle. Appreciate all of your help.
05-30-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By Indys

Thanks, everyone. It needs to be replaced...

Thanks, everyone.
It needs to be replaced because the handle is broken and is very difficult to turn, and yes, the faucet leaks.
I like the idea of replacing with a frost-free spigot and using...
05-30-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By Indys

Ancient outdoor tap replacement

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/outdoor_tap_2f4b52d752c01660002fb02d51f0194821003499.jpg
Hi all,
This ancient outdoor tap needs to be replaced; however, I'm...
11-15-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Indys

@PilotDane, @Ray2047: thanks for the suggestions....

@PilotDane, @Ray2047: thanks for the suggestions. Hadn't thought of that. Making this project a priority this weekend and will report back.
11-15-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Indys

@Norm201: thanks for the suggestions. Was...

@Norm201: thanks for the suggestions. Was thinking of just extending the lines straight down and elbowing the connections but wanted to make sure.
11-14-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Indys

Yes, I want to install a mixed faucet on the tub...

Yes, I want to install a mixed faucet on the tub itself. Forgot to mention that.
11-14-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Indys

Reroute water lines to laundry tub: advice/best way?

Hi,

Going to replace the laundry tub with the same model, which is the same size (24" wide, 32" high, 24" deep). As you can see in the picture, the water lines will have to be extended and then...
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Views: 1,203
Posted By Indys

Wow, I'm an idiot. Figured out that those 2...

Wow, I'm an idiot.

Figured out that those 2 connector pieces are actually the connections for the speakers to the subwoofer, and all I need is a standard 3.5 mm connector to the laptop,

Yeesh....
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Views: 1,422
Posted By Indys

I would try Crap Cleaner (CCleaner). I use the...

I would try Crap Cleaner (CCleaner). I use the free version and it will scan your system for old, not needed registry files, amongst other things. Make sure you save the backup registry file it...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By Indys

Converter piece for old computer speakers & subwoofer

Hi all,

I received an older set of computer speakers and a subwoofer from my dad. Problem is, this set uses different connectors than what I have on my laptop, Here's photos of the connectors:
...
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Indys

Thanks, Pilot Dane, that makes sense! Appreciate...

Thanks, Pilot Dane, that makes sense! Appreciate yours and pjmax's help.
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Indys

Thanks, pjmax, I didn't realize that's what it...

Thanks, pjmax, I didn't realize that's what it was supposed to look like. One question, You said:

Not sure what you mean by a "proper connector". Do you mean the dishwasher I buy has to be able to...
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Indys

Wiring for new dishwasher

Hi all,

My 15+ yrs old Kenmore dishwasher no longer works, and I'm going to buy something new today. Not sure which brand yet, but I have a wiring question.

When I removed the old dishwasher,...
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

http://sk.clcweb.org/fan.JPG There she...

http://sk.clcweb.org/fan.JPG

There she blows.

I tried one last time to figure things out before calling a pro.

I removed the ceiling box to inspect the wires, and there was a black wire...
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

I don't know how to replace wiring hidden in the...

I don't know how to replace wiring hidden in the walls or how to install a new breaker. Since that is your recommendation I would call a pro for that.

My questions:

1) I'm curious for your best...
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

Thanks, Ray. Okay, here are the results of that...

Thanks, Ray. Okay, here are the results of that test:

Hot to black A: trips breaker.

Hot to black B: powers bathroom light and living room plug.

Hot to black C: nothing gets power.

Hot to...
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Posted By Indys

I tried that before, and it causes the breaker to...

I tried that before, and it causes the breaker to trip.

As a recap from my first post:

When I try to nut together all 4 blacks and all 4 whites, the breaker trips when I turn the power back on....
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

Okay, I tested: At the switch: In the...

Okay, I tested:

At the switch:

In the ON position, the red wire shows 120 volts.

In the OFF position, the red wire shows 0 volts.

At the wires in ceiling:
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

No problem, Ray. I'm glad I got the proper...

No problem, Ray. I'm glad I got the proper reading you needed.

I didn't test the red with the switch in the 'on' position. I'll do that tomorrow morning when I have time and report back. Thanks.
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Posted By Indys

Okay, got a reading. I Googled more tutorials and...

Okay, got a reading. I Googled more tutorials and found a good one.

With the breaker on:

- Only the black wire of Cable #1 shows 120 volts.
Red wire of Cable #1 shows 0 volts.

FYI: I had...
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

Ray, many thanks for your clear and easy to...

Ray, many thanks for your clear and easy to follow instructions on what to do.

Problem is, the results I got don't make sense.

Using the dial setting in your post, the needle didn't move. At...
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

Okay, I bought the analog multimeter tonight. No...

Okay, I bought the analog multimeter tonight. No instructions in the box. Tried Googling and searching YouTube for how to use it, but what I've seen so far doesn't seem to apply to my situation. Can...
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

Thanks, I'll buy that one. Yup, one of the...

Thanks, I'll buy that one. Yup, one of the pleasures of living in Canada: we always pay more for stuff than Americans do. Whenever I go to the US it always amazes me how much cheaper most stuff is...
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

This is the only analog multimeter I can find...

This is the only analog multimeter I can find locally:
https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.analogue-multimeter.1000749477.html

Will that do?
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Views: 3,821
Posted By Indys

Fair enough, Ray. Thanks for pointing that out. ...

Fair enough, Ray. Thanks for pointing that out.

Here are two links to analog testers at my local Home Depot:
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