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Forum: Water Heaters
01-22-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By crabjoe

@Pilot Dane, Based on what you're saying and...

@Pilot Dane,

Based on what you're saying and I also looked at the 1st hour rating, the 40 gallon will produce more hot water at once. The 40 produces 87 gallons in the 1st hour, where the 50...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-22-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By crabjoe

Thanks folks.. It seems I need to stay stay from...

Thanks folks.. It seems I need to stay stay from the electric WH. And it seems tankless is out too, unless I replace my gas line with a 1" line... that's based on the tankless spec.

Pilot Dane......
Forum: Water Heaters
01-21-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By crabjoe

Help me understand water heater ratings

If you already don't know, I need a new water heater. I thought my current one was 80 gallons, but it's 75. It's a Rheem 75 gallon NG Powervent model. I haven't had a chance to check the local...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-21-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By crabjoe

Do you know if I can get a NG to LP conversion...

Do you know if I can get a NG to LP conversion kit for a Bradford White model RG2PV75H6N? I found on not far from me, cheap. It was removed by a builder because they banged up the control box. It...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-21-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By crabjoe

Traditional gas water heater in place of Power Vent model?

I'm pretty sure I need a new water heater. My current water heater is a Power Vent model. None of the consumer shops like HD or Lowes has any in stock so it's either order a Power Vent model, pick...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-21-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By crabjoe

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It's a big one alright.. I have no idea where the leak is. It...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-21-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By crabjoe

PowerVent water heater - Replace with Tankless?

I've a 12 yo Rheem Power Vent water heater and it's sprung a leak. Need to replace it, I'm guessing.

Should I go with a Tankless LPG water heater? If I do, is there anything I have to worry...
08-05-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By crabjoe

For years, I've been feeling a water softener is...

For years, I've been feeling a water softener is needed. I get terrible hard water stains. It's a never ending battle.

n the past, I've had to fix pin holes in copper and had to replace a hot...
08-05-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By crabjoe

Plan on moving but need a water softener - 7 grain

I need something cheap to install before I put my place up for sale..

The house is 4br with 2.5 baths, on well water. Using the Hach 5B test, it came in at 7 grains. Currently, it's just myself...
08-04-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By crabjoe

Pete, This is a heat pump I installed myself...

Pete,

This is a heat pump I installed myself with some help people here about 5 years ago. It's been running great all these years until this hick up..

For now, I think I;m good.. It's been...
08-04-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By crabjoe

Angry Power outage from Isaias and now my AC is messing with me.

Isaias killed my power so I was running on a portable generator all day from around 10am till 11pm..

Switched back to Grid power and turned on AC breaker.. and what do I get? Nothing.. All I see...
05-01-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,874
Posted By crabjoe

I got the generator and just for the heck of it,...

I got the generator and just for the heck of it, I hooked her up to the house to see if any GFCI trip. Nothing tripped. I checked the generator to make sure if wasn't floating and it's not. It's...
04-27-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,874
Posted By crabjoe

That's what I was always told. And I was also...

That's what I was always told. And I was also told if I kept the bond on the generator, I'd trip trip the GFCI. I connected her up as is and nothing tripped. And I'm not using a GFI transfer...
04-21-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,874
Posted By crabjoe

Thanks folks.. SInce the 30amp outlet, at...

Thanks folks..

SInce the 30amp outlet, at least for me, will only be used when connected to the house, I'm thinking why not just isolate the 30 amp outlet, by removing the jumper to it from the...
04-21-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,874
Posted By crabjoe

Generator with Bonded Neutral connected to service panel... Any Problems?

New thread.. This time, what problems, if any would there be using a generator with a bonded neutral, when connected to the service panel with an interlock kit?

The generator is the Briggs and...
04-21-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By crabjoe

I'm still not understanding how it would overload...

I'm still not understanding how it would overload the neutral. I think it's because the service panel is rated at 200a and the cord coming from the generators are 10 awg, which is rated for 30 amp...
04-19-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By crabjoe

@joed Can you actually overload a neutral in the...

@joed Can you actually overload a neutral in the main when it's bonded to the ground?
04-18-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By crabjoe

I'm not sure how it might overload the neutral on...

I'm not sure how it might overload the neutral on the generator(s). Once parallel, they're acting as one generator. They'll send out 30 amps on 1 30amp 120v plug. That'll get passed to both legs...
04-18-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By crabjoe

120v generator and connecting to NEMA 14-50?

Updated question:

I should have just phrased my question this was...

1. Can anything happen to the main electrical service panel if both legs are fed by the same 120v source?
2. If both legs...
06-17-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By crabjoe

Where to buy vinyl 15x64 panel shutter?

I lost one shutter a few weeks ago during a storm and I can't seem to find a replacement. I'm finding 15x63 inch panel shutters, but not 15x64.

Can anyone point me to a place that carries 15x64...
Replies: 7
Views: 4,127
Posted By crabjoe

The lights are suppose to blink with certain...

The lights are suppose to blink with certain errors.. The wash light blinking tells me there's an agitator error, but I have no idea where to go from there... That's partly because the service test...
Replies: 7
Views: 4,127
Posted By crabjoe

It's not a problem.. Any help is appreciated. ...

It's not a problem.. Any help is appreciated.

So I pulled the cover and got access.. I put it into the service mode and tried the tested. Maybe I'm crazy, but it seems to go crazy in testing.. ...
Replies: 7
Views: 4,127
Posted By crabjoe

Thanks for the info. I looked online for a...

Thanks for the info.

I looked online for a diagram of parts and it looks like I can take the mid service panel off with just a screwdriver.. Is that correct?

Being that this washer isn't...
Replies: 7
Views: 4,127
Posted By crabjoe

GE GUD27ESSJ0WW motor stops..

Washer... Start the wash cycle and it fills with water. Goes to agitate and the motor stops after maybe 1 or 2 seconds... The status light just blinks. If you hit the start button, motor kicks on...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By crabjoe

So I called Moen and was told the problem is the...

So I called Moen and was told the problem is the lower stem... They said they're going to send me one and I should have it in about 7 days..

Thanks all!!
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