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11-15-18, 10:31 AM
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Posted By edsjr

New furnace installation issues

I'm in Central IL, currently just using this furnace in the winter so temps are anywhere from 0 to 40 degrees (can vary by the minute lol)

2 Story house with attached garage. This furnace is for...
09-11-17, 07:55 AM
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Views: 968
Posted By edsjr

Looks like I need help posting images, I've got...

Looks like I need help posting images, I've got the links in there and they are linked to my onedrive account
09-11-17, 07:51 AM
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Views: 968
Posted By edsjr

Adding some pictures, please click on links to...

Adding some pictures, please click on links to view

Furnace I will be using
https://1drv.ms/i/s!AlMKyRBHlUsBgak64EFRP1VRT-sIgw

Where it will be sitting, I've been told to build a stand in the...
09-11-17, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By edsjr

New furnace installation in garage

Hello

I'm putting a new furnace in my garage, new construction. I don't have much faith in my original contractor and he's expensive to boot. I'm sure I can handle with some guidance

I've got...
06-22-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By edsjr

took the capacitor out, had it tested. it tested...

took the capacitor out, had it tested. it tested ok but a replacement was only 8 bucks and the guy said it could still be bad.

put it, still didnt work

took the fan motor out, had it tested. ...
06-22-09, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By edsjr

I will give that a try in a couple hours, gonna...

I will give that a try in a couple hours, gonna knock of work early to take a look at it.
06-22-09, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By edsjr

contactor? is that different than the...

contactor?

is that different than the capacitor?
06-22-09, 07:50 AM
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Views: 961
Posted By edsjr

I waited a while, turned the power back on to the...

I waited a while, turned the power back on to the A/C unit then switched the thermostat to cool. The furnace kicked on and the buzzing started again outside. Must be some kind of a delay or...
06-22-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By edsjr

buzzing then nothing

This morning I turned the A/C on, heard a buzzing from the outside unit. Went out, fan wasnt turning. Turned off unit immediately.

Did some searching on the net, determined either fan or...
02-21-07, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,229
Posted By edsjr

I ended getting a double pole / double throw...

I ended getting a double pole / double throw toggle switch rated for 20 amps and will just have 2 speeds.

there are fumes but not concentrated enough to cause problems, I am already using propane...
02-21-07, 11:16 AM
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Views: 6,229
Posted By edsjr

Squirrel cage used as exhaust fan questions

Here is what I am trying to do...

My son races motocross so I spend a fair amount of time working in my garage on his race bike. When I start it, being a 2 stroke we get plenty of smoke in the...
12-27-06, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 48,381
Posted By edsjr

Mud is certainly cheap enough, i will just go get...

Mud is certainly cheap enough, i will just go get a new bucket.

actually, i probably did cause it....before i loaned it out i had used it and just set the lid on the bucket because i would be back...
12-27-06, 06:31 AM
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Views: 48,381
Posted By edsjr

Mold growing in drywall mud bucket

I have an ongoing remodel project, a friend called and asked if I had any drywall mud....I loaned it to him about a month ago and got the bucket back today.

I opened the bucket planning on doing...
06-21-05, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By edsjr

so sanding them with emery cloth was bad? ...

so sanding them with emery cloth was bad?

where is the capacitor? Is that the little tube shaped thing with two red stripes and one yellow one on it on another piece?

I have a very good...
06-21-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By edsjr

Had to try the hammer......just on the longshot...

Had to try the hammer......just on the longshot there was a piece of crud blocking a contact an it would jar loose. For the record, that was about 1 minute of my efforts!

Spoke to my uncle and he...
06-21-05, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By edsjr

Central air not working

So I get home and decide to turn the air on.....I made it longer than most!

I close all the windows and switch the thermostat to cool, the furnace kicks on. Go outside to get the lawn mower to...
06-05-05, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,253
Posted By edsjr

I guess I should have explained the concrete...

I guess I should have explained the concrete better.

The garage floor sits about 14" below the floor of the house and has a crawl space next to it. the family room floor is on joists that sit off...
06-02-05, 09:13 PM
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Views: 8,253
Posted By edsjr

garage converted to family room vapor barrier

I bought a home that at one time had a 1 car garage, several years ago it was converted to a family room.

I have mostly gutted the room and want to do something to eliminate the moisture smell in...
12-05-04, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By edsjr

Sorry Tom, guess I just didnt catch that in all...

Sorry Tom, guess I just didnt catch that in all of the posts that have been made.
12-05-04, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By edsjr

Is there any reason why I cant use the SE to go...

Is there any reason why I cant use the SE to go from the disconnect to the breaker box?

I agree that the PVC will look a bunch better so just I am definately not going to use the SE from the...
12-05-04, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By edsjr

I think the thing for me to do is mount the meter...

I think the thing for me to do is mount the meter base and disconnect then ask the lineman who shows up to drop the line how it needs to be wired. I live in a small bedroom community and I think the...
12-03-04, 04:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By edsjr

So in other words, the idiot at Lowes sold me the...

So in other words, the idiot at Lowes sold me the wrong stuff. I had a big cart right there with 16' of 2" PVC conduit on it with connectors.

I can probably use that between the disconnect and...
12-02-04, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By edsjr

Here is what I currently have..... 60amp...

Here is what I currently have.....

60amp service, meter is located inside a "mud room" that was added on the house. The power company will drop the old line and replace with large enough to...
12-02-04, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By edsjr

So I leave a 2ft piece out of the weather head...

So I leave a 2ft piece out of the weather head and they will just seperate the wires and twist the neutrals together. It suprises me that the neutral is not coated but oh well.

I wasnt sure what...
12-02-04, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By edsjr

My father has completed this project on a house...

My father has completed this project on a house we used to live in and will be helping me, I also have a friend who is an electrician who will give advice as well. I am merely trying to get ahead of...
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