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Posted By sonny

Weil McLain gas boiler (pilot light)

We have a Weil McLain gas boiler (CGA Gold), a HoneyWell gas valve and a Effikal RVGP draft
Vent. I noticed yesterday that the pilot light is erratic at times, normal then races a we bit,
where...
10-21-09, 03:38 PM
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Views: 1,058
Posted By sonny

Thanks for helping I meant top or side coming...

Thanks for helping
I meant top or side coming out from the breaker box, and if I had to go out the side can I
protect it with a little conduit? so it wont get hit. I don't want to use BX unless...
10-21-09, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By sonny

4 prong dryer run

I know a 3 prong dryer wiring uses a neutral also as ground

I would like to change this to 4 prong, just wondering all our
BX and Romex neutral and ground wires at the breaker box go
on the same...
10-20-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By sonny

No just a light brown wrap over all wires inside...

No just a light brown wrap over all wires inside the armor, its screwed going in and at the
breaker box for ground, I am not going to get to that today, I need to get the new 4
prong outlet and...
10-20-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By sonny

No what? that's what I have just started using in...

No what? that's what I have just started using in some special cases, my cutter works
fine for the new stuff and the reds go right in like butter.

I just posted while I was taken a break, real...
10-20-09, 02:20 PM
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Views: 1,122
Posted By sonny

Dryer Outlet 4 prong

I have a junction box with a 220 bx line running in (2 hots and a neutral with armor being
ground right?), and a 220 romex like line coming out going to a 3 prong outlet

I would like to change...
10-20-09, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By sonny

BX cutter and cable ends

I really need to replace some really old BX runs in our basement

Anyone know of a good armor cable cutter, my bx must be made of steel or something my
greenle barley cuts through and I wind up...
10-17-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By sonny

Its nasty out, Weathers rainy windy leaves every...

Its nasty out, Weathers rainy windy leaves every where and getting colder every day, not to
mention pouring that area will take some planning and possibly a piece of it will be a
foundation for...
10-15-09, 09:00 PM
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Views: 1,154
Posted By sonny

Basement leaks at bottom around corner

My basement on a whole is pretty dry but this one corner that gets wet when it rains
around a foot or two out each way, at the bottom where the floor meets the block,
causing a slow drip line of...
05-20-09, 02:46 PM
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Views: 10,859
Posted By sonny

I found a new 1hp Hayward pump complete with base...

I found a new 1hp Hayward pump complete with base and basket for 170.00 online
Id post the site but do not want to break any rules as well.

a 1 1/2 hp base and all etc around here is going for...
05-20-09, 12:04 PM
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Views: 10,859
Posted By sonny

Bearing replacement AO Smith

Does anyone know how to replace the front and back bearing on a AO Smith pump?
It is a 1 1/2 hp pump for a 18 round pool, I have an idea but would like to get some advice first, I have replaced the...
10-28-08, 11:26 AM
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Views: 15,938
Posted By sonny

It is a detached garage 16x24 I divided it in...

It is a detached garage 16x24 I divided it in half, one side for the lawn mower and tools etc and I want to finish the other half off nice like my house the new framed out room has two doors, one...
10-28-08, 07:51 AM
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Views: 15,938
Posted By sonny

No, its really nice in there, I just resided the...

No, its really nice in there, I just resided the outside during the summer and installed a new garage door as well, the new room framing and door is 100% complete, I was just thinking that there is...
10-27-08, 06:57 PM
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Views: 15,938
Posted By sonny

Detached Garage wall material?

I have divided a detached garage, the framing and doors are done but I am wondering what material should I use for the walls and ceiling, there is no heat and Sheetrock might mold or fall apart in...
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Views: 1,537
Posted By sonny

Ok if that's what you really meant to say I'm...

Ok if that's what you really meant to say I'm sorry , because that's completely opposite of the way I read it. My question was is the pitch to much of a angle for the rolled roofing, I am going to...
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Posted By sonny

Why don't you stick a nice pink tarp on your...

Why don't you stick a nice pink tarp on your house wise guy what a punk
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Views: 1,537
Posted By sonny

Tarco Roll roofing question

I have a garage roof "one layer of shingles" with a 40 degree pitch one side of the roof is really bad I do not have the time to rip off both sides and shingle I seen Tarco black fiberglass mineral...
08-02-08, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,136
Posted By sonny

Of course lowering grade is best But I would...

Of course lowering grade is best

But I would have to remove about 3" of asphalt all over the place which would create a lot more drainage problems else where and I have to much framing in place to...
08-02-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,136
Posted By sonny

Framing and concrete question

Hi

I am redoing a detached garage t-11 "I know, stupid but to late"
I have ripped off the old siding repaired roted corners, house wrapped and installed the t-11, primed everything took 10...
05-27-06, 04:12 PM
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Views: 1,456
Posted By sonny

Attic venting before sheetrock

I am finishing our attic its a A frame deeply pichted roof with 2x6 rafters spaced 18" apart with gable vents on both ends near the top, I have framed 2 knee walls 3-1/2 high, one on each side and a...
05-09-06, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,338
Posted By sonny

I know I just put that in their just in case that...

I know I just put that in their just in case that purticular curcuit had mixed wire types somwhere along the path what you see somtimes is not all there is, I would have been more specific if a est...
05-09-06, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,629
Posted By sonny

Thanks for helping can that white coiled wire...

Thanks for helping
can that white coiled wire coming of the breaker be shortened?

so you think that nutral being on the same bus bar as grounds has nothing to do with tripping the gfi breaker....
05-09-06, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,629
Posted By sonny

I ran the single 20-amp line (12 gauge) for the...

I ran the single 20-amp line (12 gauge) for the pool filter to where it exists the outside of the house instead of the timer for now, I temporarily installed a outside receptacle box with a gfi...
05-09-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,338
Posted By sonny

I have many 20-amp and 15-amp breakers pulling...

I have many 20-amp and 15-amp breakers pulling loads that do not even feel the slightest bit warm, I know what you mean by warm and would agree that can be normal but if your touching a breaker and...
05-08-06, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,629
Posted By sonny

Just before I was going to run the conduit I...

Just before I was going to run the conduit I installed another
20-amp gfi receptacle on the outside to double test

when I turned the gfi breaker on, it constantly trips
when I remove the outside...
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