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12-22-07, 02:14 PM
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Double throw for generator

I see some 80 amp square-D double throw switches on E-Bay. I have a 20kw pto generator and 150V Main breaker box. Will an 80 amp double throw be okay? Thankyou, Ted
09-04-07, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By tedn3323

Nameplate shows L1 & L2 and ground connection....

Nameplate shows L1 & L2 and ground connection. Have a purple wire from L2 going to overload , black wire fm "H" going into motor, yellow wire going from overload into motor. There is 239 volts...
09-04-07, 01:16 PM
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Views: 1,174
Posted By tedn3323

Contacts do nothing when power is turned on. 239...

Contacts do nothing when power is turned on. 239 volts at contacts. I hooked power directly to motor (by-passed pressure sw) and still get no sign of life.
09-04-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By tedn3323

air compressor motor

About a week ago my compressor motor (240V) overload switch was tripped. When I reset it all it would do was make a humming noise. There was a mud daubber nest inside by the start (?) mechanism. I...
06-29-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,114
Posted By tedn3323

door adjustment

Only screws would be the ones that hold the latch-side jamb to the door trim. Remove these and adjust the jamb over until you have a better fit. You may have to shim the latch-side opening to get...
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Views: 882
Posted By tedn3323

Roof Cost

Central US. What would be a rough estimate to tear off 30 sq (one layer) of 3-tabs and replace with a 30-year Heritage-type shingle? This is a 5/12 pitch with a couple valleys and would need new 30...
02-19-06, 10:54 AM
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Posted By tedn3323

Underlayment

Is 1/4 inch luan ply suitable for underlayment in a bathroom? Will be glueing 12x12 vinyl tiles over it. Thankyou
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Slope rises 72" in twenty foot so 72 divided by...

Slope rises 72" in twenty foot so 72 divided by 20 equals 3.4" rises per foot.
01-25-06, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By tedn3323

Go to your breaker box, identify this ckt and see...

Go to your breaker box, identify this ckt and see if the ground wire is connected to a ground buss. If you have not had experience with breaker boxes then have an electrician check it. Never mess...
01-24-06, 12:02 PM
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Views: 1,599
Posted By tedn3323

You are correct. One caution though, only one...

You are correct. One caution though, only one neutral wire per screw allowed. Multiple ground wires are allow under one screw.
01-24-06, 11:56 AM
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Views: 1,341
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If there was only one set of wires coming in to...

If there was only one set of wires coming in to box then no problem. If you have other wires going on to outlets, then all bare groung wires should be connected.
01-09-06, 09:15 PM
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Contrary to popular opinion, you can side right...

Contrary to popular opinion, you can side right over the asbestos siding and nail the vinyl as usual right through the asbestos. It will not fall apart and slide in behind the new vinyl. You will use...
12-21-05, 10:01 PM
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Views: 1,205
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Red face 4-way switch

I can do 3-way switch okay with power either going to first switch or light fixture but have never done 4-way. Understand I need 1 four-way in the ckt but need a diagram how to wire it in. Thankyou.
12-18-05, 02:35 PM
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Views: 12,443
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Have not experience that problem but want to be...

Have not experience that problem but want to be sure you have been advised to use special fasteners on this ACQ because of the high copper content. Seems decks are falling apart because of the copper...
11-13-05, 09:15 AM
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Posted By tedn3323

vinyl over stucco

If you have never installed vinyl siding, find someone who has. The furring strips will have to attached every 16" OC with masonry screws (i.e. Tapcons), then you can insulate between these with...
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Views: 1,141
Posted By tedn3323

If all 3 hydrants are acting the same it sounds...

If all 3 hydrants are acting the same it sounds more like a well problem. If you had a leak bad enough to reduce pressure then your pump would be starting quite often when you are even using the...
10-26-05, 08:50 AM
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Views: 1,612
Posted By tedn3323

Smile Hardiboard Siding

I have installed quite a bit of vinyl siding but have not had experience with the hardiplank. Need to guesstimate a job using the hardi. I can figure the materials okay but would like to get an idea...
10-24-05, 11:29 AM
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Posted By tedn3323

epoxy tile grout

Getting readt to grout new ceramic tile in kitchen. The man at Lowes recommended this new epoxy grout - he said it doesn't have to be sealed and stands up to moisture problems better than...
10-19-05, 03:30 PM
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Posted By tedn3323

Buy an extra outside corner, runit thru saw or...

Buy an extra outside corner, runit thru saw or snip off the flanges, this will leave you with 90 degree angle. Flatten this around your 45, fasten, then install j-channel on each side leaving as much...
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