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08-09-21, 12:45 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

It has an on and off printed on it. I suppose I...

It has an on and off printed on it. I suppose I might be able to turn it to off and see if I cannot turn on the unit with the current thermostat. I obviously don't want to hurt this thing.... I...
08-09-21, 12:05 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

Replace thermostat: need to turn off main unit power

Hi everyone,

I would like to replace my thermostat with an updated one and there is way too many breakers in the breaker box to choose from. Can I just turn it off at the unit? This looks like...
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Posted By 951Michael

Where the blue is located in that picture I plan...

Where the blue is located in that picture I plan on making cuts into the wall. There are clear columns on the Ridge beam in this house I am dealing with.

To be more specific though I plan on...
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Posted By 951Michael

Understanding load bearing on cathedral ceilings

Hi everyone,

I have a cathedral ceiling or what you call with a ridge beam I believe and was wondering where the load bearing walls should be. From my understanding the ridge beam only has...
03-12-21, 08:19 PM
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Views: 557
Posted By 951Michael

Hi CircuitBreaker, the adapter is actually for a...

Hi CircuitBreaker, the adapter is actually for a 240 volt circuit while the cord is 120 volt. The 240 volt circuit has 10 gauge wire ran and is on a 30 amp breaker while the 120 volt circuits are...
03-12-21, 06:56 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

Thanks all, So regarding the adapter if I...

Thanks all,

So regarding the adapter if I am reading it right it is acceptable to code but just not preferred?
03-12-21, 05:14 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

Hi Joed, that is my point... it has a 15 amp plug...

Hi Joed, that is my point... it has a 15 amp plug but only a 10 amp cord (18AWG). I think it is therefore safer to use the adapter which is a 20 amp plug and a 20 amp cord (12AWG) than the cord......
03-12-21, 12:00 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

So are these adapters not to code? It seems to me...

So are these adapters not to code? It seems to me like these adapters would be pointless.

Moreover, many times we plug in16AWG cords and/or 18AWG cords on 15 amp circuits. Wouldn't it mean that...
03-12-21, 10:11 AM
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Views: 557
Posted By 951Michael

proper electrical hookup

Hello everyone,

Simple question. If I use this do I need to change the breaker to 20 amp? It is a "NEMA L6-30P to L6-20R Plug Adapter - 1 Foot, 20A/250V, 12 AWG". And this is what it looks like:
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Views: 265
Posted By 951Michael

Hello, Thanks for the replies. It is a man door.

Hello, Thanks for the replies. It is a man door.
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Posted By 951Michael

Door lock that is set for time of day

Hi everyone, my mom is in her house all alone after my dad died and I tell her to lock the garage doors in the afternoon but she keeps forgetting. She likes keeping these doors open so the mail man...
10-09-20, 09:16 AM
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Views: 1,051
Posted By 951Michael

Believe it or not the gas heaters still are not...

Believe it or not the gas heaters still are not working. Called the manufacturer and they said a part was busted. So went to store and got another gas heater and returned this one. Installed it. ...
10-04-20, 05:54 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

There is a screw located in the outlet BTW. I...

There is a screw located in the outlet BTW. I placed the pressure gauge hose on the outlet and it read zero. I should also mention that I held down the pilot light for 20 minutes and still no...
10-04-20, 02:56 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

So I did manage to test the pressure at the Tee...

So I did manage to test the pressure at the Tee for the inlet and it read around 10 in. W.C. which should be very good. However, I don't know how to measure the Manifold pressure though.
10-03-20, 05:45 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

Also from my understand where I circled red is...

Also from my understand where I circled red is where the inlet and outlet is located on that diagram:
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10-03-20, 05:41 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

Ok, thanks. How do I adjust the manifold...

Ok, thanks. How do I adjust the manifold pressure? I found the below image in the installation instructions:

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10-03-20, 04:23 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

What exactly should I do to test and see if the...

What exactly should I do to test and see if the pressure is ok?

Thanks
10-03-20, 04:20 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

The garage I am using it in isn't very tightly...

The garage I am using it in isn't very tightly sealed. I also have a CO alarm so should be fine. I removed the front cover and took two photos as you can see below.
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10-03-20, 02:24 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

I removed the ventless heater from the pipe and...

I removed the ventless heater from the pipe and then opened the valve just a tad and heard a hissing sound and plus I could smell it. I quickly shut it off then. That is how I know it is flowing.

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10-03-20, 01:08 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

Ventless heater is not working

Hi all, I just replaced a ventless heater that was busted with a new ventless heater that was purchased at the same place. The previous one lasted about 15 years. This one looked exactly the same...
09-24-20, 09:02 AM
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Views: 357
Posted By 951Michael

carbon monoxide and low oxygen detector

Hi, Anybody know of a good carbon monoxide and low oxygen detector alarm. I have a vent free heater in the garage and would like to be recommended one. Safety first right...
09-22-20, 07:38 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

Thanks PJmax, read stuff online that seemed to...

Thanks PJmax, read stuff online that seemed to indicate that it wasn't acceptable which didn't make much sense to me.
09-22-20, 03:14 PM
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Posted By 951Michael

Reuse gas threaded steel pipe and installation?

Hi,

I have a ventless natural gas heater that needs to be replaced. It is located in the garage and is I believe connected with black steel threaded pipe with a Union connection near which...
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Views: 361
Posted By 951Michael

Glad to make you chuckle. I always see painters...

Glad to make you chuckle. I always see painters with clean clothes though. Thought that they must be doing something to keep them clean.
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Views: 361
Posted By 951Michael

Keeping clothes clean

Hi yall,

I can do a lot of painting but don't like it when it gets on my clothing and I don't like wearing painting clothes that looks bad with paint on it. Can I spray clothing with something...
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