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09-22-22, 08:09 AM
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Posted By bambata

I see only 2 wires, white and black. But I will...

I see only 2 wires, white and black. But I will snip the RJ connector and experiment.

What's your best guess on max voltage on these types of units?
09-21-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By bambata

Use casing for baseboards, door trim...everywhere

I am remodelling a flip house. I came a cross a great deal for 5/8"x2"x14ft at $7 each casing. I need about 380ft, for baseboards and doors. I know the trend is to install these huge baseboards but...
09-21-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By bambata

Wiring a chlorinator, needs mod

I want to convert pool to a chlorinator, and my pool does not have a flow switch. Been wanting to install one as I have found pump running with no flow back into pool when pressure had built up in...
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By bambata

Asphalt Over Concrete

House has a crappy looking driveway, 34x18ft wide. Cost to redo it quoted at $5600. Then I wondered about asphalt, quoted cost $4900. Is it normal to have an asphalt driveway in Dallas barbs? The...
08-02-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By bambata

Tracking Down Solenoid Valves & Underground Wires

Grass grew over 3 solenoid valves, I have tracked down 3 where grass/soils weren't as over grown. I am looking to get that little gadget that makes a solenoid chatter so that I can smoke them out or...
07-16-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By bambata

Thank you for your reply. I meant to rephrase...

Thank you for your reply.
I meant to rephrase my question but i couldn't edit it.
It's not exactly a 1 unit of 4 tons. That was the total tonnage I calculated. It's a 2 storey house, with 2 hvac...
07-15-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By bambata

Sizing Condenser Units

My two condensers are old, 1.5 ton. Inside downstairs unit is 1.5 old (plan to replace later), upstairs blower/furnace is new, 1.5 ton. Coils are old (plan to replace later.)
I have spotted a deal...
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Views: 203
Posted By bambata

Thunder Strike Turned On My TV

I have googled this but I can't come up with anything. It was storming last night, thunder and lightning strikes. I had just turned in, half asleep and suddenly TV turns on, right in front of me,...
04-27-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By bambata

OK thanx. I will get to that and revert. I...

OK thanx. I will get to that and revert.
I tested the cap in one of the goodmans. It's a 45/5. Test showed 43.9/4.98. Is this cap good or I should replace it to prevent failure during Texas devilish...
04-25-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By bambata

Home inspection suggested to keep an eye on it...

Home inspection suggested to keep an eye on it for but recommended to swap it out. I have been meaning to do that and it may be time. What is a common brand I see SquareD by Schneider at home depot...
04-24-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By bambata

OK I will go up in the attic tomorrow, best time...

OK I will go up in the attic tomorrow, best time of the year as temps are in spring range.

BTW my breaker panel is a Federal Pacific. Which are compatible, gfci breaker types, in case it comes to...
04-23-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By bambata

Hey guys I am stumped, don't know which way...

Hey guys I am stumped, don't know which way forward.
I tested inrush-before and after hard start kit (hsk) install-with two different meters and got vastly different readings. I used an Infurider...
04-22-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By bambata

Open Ground in receptacles. Solution?

Tester shows open ground on 3 receptacles that are on the south wall of the house - one in the dining area wall and further along the same wall but in the kitchen, the other two. Refrigerator is...
04-09-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By bambata

Reading about 245 +/-VAC on both units.

Reading about 245 +/-VAC on both units.
04-07-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By bambata

I will test and revert. Do I need to remove...

I will test and revert.

Do I need to remove it to install the 5-2-1 kick or leave both in there? P/S - This is the upstairs unit, tech. said was drawing about 110amps inrush.

I measured on...
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By bambata

I have come to really appreciate how particular...

I have come to really appreciate how particular professionals are with their meters. I was surprised to see $500 meters as a normal thing. Whoa! I have survived with the cheapy $5 HFT. I have always...
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By bambata

I think for a few extra $$ I can get a meter with...

I think for a few extra $$ I can get a meter with more features. These two seem to match the pricey Kaiweets 208D for less than half it's cost. INFURIDER YF-870N...
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By bambata

Oops, that ebay link. Mod my edit button is gone,...

Oops, that ebay link. Mod my edit button is gone, is it possible to remove it?

I meant to quote
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By bambata

If that ain't the truth.... and it's there's a...

If that ain't the truth.... and it's there's a similar problem on the other side. There's a ridge that brings down rain water in a way that is wetting the soffit plywood, and/or the front gutter had...
04-01-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By bambata

I opened up both units today to test for inrush...

I opened up both units today to test for inrush current/prep to install the kickstart kits. The upstairs unit, the one hvac tech tested and said inrush was about 113amps, thus needed kickstart, in it...
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By bambata

The small roof has a slope to the front and...

The small roof has a slope to the front and sideways, has a gutter at the front (just removed it to put a new one), but there's none on the side that's affected.
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By bambata

Kaiweets HT206A - How to measure AC unit inrush current-

I just wanted a reasonable priced meter for weekend diy'er home use, nothing to break the bank for, just as an upgrade from the elcheapo Harbor Freight unit. So I ordered & just received a Kaiweets...
04-01-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By bambata

Is it recommended to install hardstart kits in...

Is it recommended to install hardstart kits in systems that are about 3...5 years old?
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By bambata

Roof : How do you fix this?

This looks like it needs to be fixed...something. It's just doesn't look right. Looking for ideas on how to fix this? I think rain running down the roof is damaging the facia. ...
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