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11-23-20, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Drangd

320 is a special class of electrical services...

320 is a special class of electrical services which is lower than 400 and more than 200. Personally never understood the attraction. 320 is almost as expensive as 400 and can be some what limited as...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,304
Posted By Drangd

I would never burn a fire and have the TV in...

I would never burn a fire and have the TV in position to experience the heat from the fire. Heat rises and heat is the death of electrical circuits. Ever put your hand on the top of your flat screen...
11-23-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Drangd

My understanding of unglazed tile is that they...

My understanding of unglazed tile is that they will over time absorb water. Not what I would choose for a bathroom.
I would look at both and find the one you like for size, color and price. Walls...
11-23-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By Drangd

I agree with other posters, I know of no city in...

I agree with other posters, I know of no city in our country that requires the user to get permission to use the val. e.

What you have is an gate valve, what you want is a full flow ball valve. ...
11-16-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Drangd

I would try a long #6 wood screw or slightly...

I would try a long #6 wood screw or slightly larger in that hole only. I have seen it done before when the box is damaged.
This is not something that is going to have stress on the connection. ...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By Drangd

What you want is a ACTIVE ups not passive. An...

What you want is a ACTIVE ups not passive. An active one is where there is no switching. Power in to charge batteries and power out to devices all of the time. These are more expensive and usually...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-16-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By Drangd

You must live in a climate where there is...

You must live in a climate where there is moisture/rain. The rust in the flue is normal. If you think about it the flue will eventually become the same temp as the outside and will draw in the damp...
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Views: 1,688
Posted By Drangd

I know Hilti makes a roto hammer bit that claims...

I know Hilti makes a roto hammer bit that claims to cut rebar, Contact your banker for a loan before you get a price.

Most wet coring will cut rebar, just puts a lot of wear on the bit. Go slow...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By Drangd

You do not state the span, weight or type of...

You do not state the span, weight or type of ground. Soft wet ground deeper and larger supports
Here in Arizona for a simple back porch they pour 3' x3' x 18" deep for a 4 x 4 post.
Worried about...
10-19-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By Drangd

Your local building code is what you need to...

Your local building code is what you need to check. My new house required 16 inch centers for the ceiling. 24 for the walls.
They make a metal hat channel that is about 1 inch high. You could cross...
10-19-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Drangd

How old is the Payne? Cast iron does crack with...

How old is the Payne? Cast iron does crack with age and cycles. Might be time to consider a new 90+% furnace.
When I changed mine I considered both possibles. and decided that upgrading the heat...
10-19-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,344
Posted By Drangd

Smaller gennys are a lot rpm driven for voltage...

Smaller gennys are a lot rpm driven for voltage regulation. What I would do is put a VOM like my Fluke 87 and run it on min then max for about 20 minutes each. See what the gen is producing UNDER A...
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Drangd

Low voltage come with its own set of rules. I...

Low voltage come with its own set of rules. I would start buy investigating the transformer products.
All manufactures have recommended specs on their products. Today you might want to look at...
10-19-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Drangd

Sure just use open cell foam. Closed cell is a...

Sure just use open cell foam. Closed cell is a BUGGER to remove if you need access.

Steel wool and caulk would work as if you need access. Keep the steel wool away from the copper.
10-19-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Drangd

PVC exposed to the sun???? I would be using...

PVC exposed to the sun???? I would be using schedule 80

https://www.amazon.com/uxcell-Rigid-Strap-Stainless-Clamps/dp/B07LBR4T21
10-19-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,001
Posted By Drangd

Unfortunately it is a crap shoot. I once...

Unfortunately it is a crap shoot. I once purchased a male Samoyed for my wife to show. Nikki was close to standard and was a typical male. As he got older say about 3 he started to be come...
Replies: 35
Views: 1,228
Posted By Drangd

I am providing this link as a alternate idea for...

I am providing this link as a alternate idea for particles/dirt/sand in the water.
These filters are easy to clean, you do not have to replace the filter, just open the drain and flush the sediment...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Drangd

Soldering is acceptable PROVIDED the wire, and...

Soldering is acceptable PROVIDED the wire, and the crimp can take the heat. Old electrical joints were soldered
together. Twist the wires then solder then the old cloth tape. I have seen really old...
09-26-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Drangd

Try Amazon just be careful to read the...

Try Amazon just be careful to read the descriptions.
Wire and Cable Your Way can be a good resource for cut length of cable. Just be sure to estimate carefully.
They do not take returns.
09-26-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By Drangd

WOW I have not seen one of those in 30 years....

WOW I have not seen one of those in 30 years. Those were popular for about a decade. Then because of mistakes by people the serving utilities and the inspection departments moved away from accepting...
09-26-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Drangd

A remote ground rod at your gate is called...

A remote ground rod at your gate is called supplemental grounding. This is part of the code that a lot of people get wrong.
The ground needs to come from the service panel, where the breaker feeding...
09-26-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Drangd

I think you will be much better off if you add a...

I think you will be much better off if you add a battery to the circuit. Motors like stable voltage and clouds can cause havoc with voltage. Then there is the starting issue common to assume...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By Drangd

I have a 3.5 ecoboost with a 6 speed automatic in...

I have a 3.5 ecoboost with a 6 speed automatic in a half ton pickup. Have had the 5.3 V8 and really enjoy the difference twin turbos give. My trailer is a closer to 6500 empty. I use a load...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By Drangd

Have you considered pavers? Just remove the...

Have you considered pavers? Just remove the grass, pour on the grass killer and level.
09-23-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,063
Posted By Drangd

A quick search on the internet and I am more...

A quick search on the internet and I am more confused now than when I read your post. I did not find any display panels on the air handlers. Are you reading this on the Trane control/thermostat

I...
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