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I spoke to the Hardware store people today and...

I spoke to the Hardware store people today and they have informed me that I need to add gravel on top of the Tar.

It costs about 1$ for 55lbs of Gravel and a handyman will spray it over the area...
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Please bare with my questions about your response...

Please bare with my questions about your response because I am totally ignorant about Tar and do appreciate your feedback.

The total area mentioned was miscalculated during conversion. It is about...
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Tar Drying or curing time

On a 20 hour notice. I met with a Roofer and agreed on the price and had him and the team come to pour hot Tar on an area that is about 70-100sq/ft that is almost flat for water proofing. The slight...
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Posted By Johnc00l

Damaged electric stove top

The oven has 4 burners on the stove part. The largest one stopped working. It is GE and GE has closed down in this country. So I cannot get it repaired.

It is not an induction type. It is just a...
12-14-21, 04:58 AM
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Posted By Johnc00l

I bought a new battery for the UPS and it only...

I bought a new battery for the UPS and it only cost me $24 with a one year warranty and a 3 year life expectancy.

There is still an issue with the UPS. It sometimes does not work at the power cut...
12-13-21, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Johnc00l

It seems the only possible solution is something...

It seems the only possible solution is something like a small UPS for each one that is similar to the one in the link.
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Posted By Johnc00l

Sorry that I did not make it clear. $20-30...

Sorry that I did not make it clear.

$20-30 to repair the VCR. Since it seems to have damaged components.
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Posted By Johnc00l

I just took a tour around the area and found a...

I just took a tour around the area and found a shop that sells the AV to USB converter for $21.5 and an electronics repair shop that estimates the cost to be around $20-30.

I will do so if it is...
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Posted By Johnc00l

We had 3 VCRs and one BetaMax and all run without...

We had 3 VCRs and one BetaMax and all run without power converters.

The Sony VCR plastic components (Gears) became brital last year and broke and I got rid of it. The other 2 are JVC. The one from...
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Posted By Johnc00l

I will check a few more things and then look into...

I will check a few more things and then look into finding the maintenance manual from JVC. Maybe I can find a lose connection.

I can see the area of the PSU. It is on the same board taking the...
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Posted By Johnc00l

VCR (VHS player) Power issue

Even though I have an electronics degree I never got around to learning how to work with components properly.

I am testing the VCR to prepare it to convert some old tapes to digital using a device...
12-07-21, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Johnc00l

Can anyone recommend a small type of UPS that...

Can anyone recommend a small type of UPS that will be on the plug and then I will connect the fan-coil to it. The fan coil has two power requirements. One is all which is the controller plus the fan...
12-02-21, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Johnc00l

Maybe the battery compartment is used for another...

Maybe the battery compartment is used for another model of the controller.

I have an idea that needs some development for a very economical way to save energy on a home heating system.

Is that...
12-02-21, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Johnc00l

The exact model is Sakura-KJR-15B/E (p). It...

The exact model is Sakura-KJR-15B/E (p).

It has two cables connected to it. One is the thermostat and the other is an 8 wire cable. So I won't be messing with that.

I just want to know if it is...
12-02-21, 12:08 PM
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Posted By Johnc00l

It is OptiUPS 550c enhanced series. The...

It is OptiUPS 550c enhanced series.

The battery is sealed. I found several videos for this model on how to open it. I had to use a dripper to refill it.

Then used a tape to hold it in place...
12-02-21, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Johnc00l

UPS lead acid battery

I have an old UPS that needs a new battery,

I found an online guide for the same type of battery and how to revive it. So I filled it up with distilled water and charged for 24 hours but it only...
12-02-21, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Johnc00l

Changing FanCoil controller from DC wired connection to battery

Our heating system is Sakura (Japanese) FanCoil system connected to a diesel water boiler.

Each Fancoil has a controller to adjust the thermostat to switch it on /off and also to control the three...
11-25-21, 06:18 AM
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Posted By Johnc00l

I will add that it is a 3 phase 220-240 V. ...

I will add that it is a 3 phase 220-240 V.

According to AllanJ, it does seem to be possible. Can you please provide a drawing?
11-23-21, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Johnc00l

Creating a coil to heat water

In 2008 I saw a way to heat water but never got around to understanding how it works and having difficulty finding more information about it.

I remember that someone took a normal 2 sleeved wire...
02-10-21, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Johnc00l

I spoke to a relative of ours who is an...

I spoke to a relative of ours who is an electrician and he has confirmed that there has been some spikes this year in electric voltages. He also lost some of his devices in his home.

Some of the...
02-07-21, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Johnc00l

Several light bulbs (this happens every winter). ...

Several light bulbs (this happens every winter).

Two light switches. The main electric Oven /Stove. Speed heat unit. This is is the electric device used to instantly heat water and one phone...
02-07-21, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Johnc00l

Power surge solution requirements

There has been an increase in power surges this winter. It seems to occur when the wind picks up. In this country the power cables hand from pole to pole until they reach the building. It has never...
06-02-20, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Johnc00l

Will not be able to do testing now. The required...

Will not be able to do testing now. The required circuit breaker is not available locally.

Maybe I will order it online one day.
06-01-20, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Johnc00l

I finally found the correct bearing settings and...

I finally found the correct bearing settings and when I was about to test them a new problem came up and the motor no longer receives power.

So I am going to throw the fan away.

This thread can...
05-31-20, 02:48 PM
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Views: 737
Posted By Johnc00l

Since it does not exist for all applications. ...

Since it does not exist for all applications.

It is time for someone to work on this and create it...

The closest that we have is chrome which is a long and expensive process and it is too...
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