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Michigan Legislature - Home...

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Posted By nap

you weld INSIDE the nut, not outside. but...

you weld INSIDE the nut, not outside.

but obviously not an option anyway.

best of luck to ya.
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Posted By nap

I tried. What about welding a nut onto the end of...

I tried. What about welding a nut onto the end of the bolt shaft?

if you use one just smaller than whatever sized bolt it is, you can weld it right onto the end without accidentally melting the...
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Posted By nap

for some reason I had an epiphany when I read...

for some reason I had an epiphany when I read this again.

Is the thermostat housing aluminum or diecast? If you removed that, would there be any portion of the bolt sticking up so as to be able to...
01-25-10, 05:53 PM
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Posted By nap

well, if that is what you want to hear: ...

well, if that is what you want to hear:

1st, it is actually in our union contract to have a non-contact tester because the union believes it is a good idea to have one.

next, the last job I...
01-25-10, 02:26 PM
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Posted By nap

I know. It was meant more as a warning of...

I know.

It was meant more as a warning of the possibility from somebody who knows!
01-25-10, 12:04 PM
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Posted By nap

well.... dead or near dead batteries can...

well....


dead or near dead batteries can definately be an issue here, even possibly intermittently.


always check your testers function on a known live circuit when using them.
01-25-10, 11:29 AM
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Posted By nap

like what kind of bad smell? Exhaust odor can be...

like what kind of bad smell? Exhaust odor can be indicative of problems and since it is doggy, it would support that same thought.
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Posted By nap

same here. and yes, over greasing the...

same here.


and yes, over greasing the rear bearing will give you a lot of grief. The excess will end up in the air motor and, at the least, reduce performance.
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Posted By nap

you should start your own thread but while I am...

you should start your own thread but while I am here:

yes, a pump that does not get much use can have problems due to that limited use. The pump stirs up the solids so if it sets for a long time...
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Posted By nap

it uses a needle type injector like this ...

it uses a needle type injector like this

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31zeoHBaCJL._SL500_AA280_.jpg

as to the grease? again, not sure. It's been a long time since I rebuilt mine or...
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Posted By nap

the end plate is actually that piece you speak of...

the end plate is actually that piece you speak of in pic #5 where you state there is a bearing in it.

the zirk is to grease that bearing

the screw at the base of the handle, not real sure. I'll...
01-23-10, 07:03 PM
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Posted By nap

furd, depending on where they were on the...

furd,

depending on where they were on the line and where the line may have been downed, the load could be minimized a lot. If the guy was on the end of a branch with the break before the main...
01-23-10, 03:53 PM
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Posted By nap

so how would this be applied if the genset fed a...

so how would this be applied if the genset fed a subpanel but allowed the disconnect of the main service from the POCO. Would the load calc on only that sub-panel be applicable for sizing?

btw:...
01-23-10, 03:22 PM
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Posted By nap

so, under your interpretation, wirenut, it would...

so, under your interpretation, wirenut, it would be based on the size of the panel being powered by the generator, yes?

I would think that be a reasonable interpretation. There would be no reason...
01-23-10, 01:41 PM
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Posted By nap

wow, the things you learn by listening to marc. ...

wow, the things you learn by listening to marc.

when you say the genset has to be matched to the main breaker, is that the main breaker to the building, the rating of the transfer switch, or the...
01-23-10, 10:51 AM
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Posted By nap

a couple thing that I cannot see from the pics: ...

a couple thing that I cannot see from the pics:

are the coil voltages rated the same?

is the contactor rating (HP or amperage) the same or greater on the new one?


the brown and yellow...
01-21-10, 03:57 PM
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Posted By nap

well, that's one critter that doesn't come to...

well, that's one critter that doesn't come to mind for most of us northerners.

I would have listed off about 6 possibilities and none of them was armadillo.
01-20-10, 07:32 PM
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Posted By nap

is there a small box on the end of the ballast...

is there a small box on the end of the ballast you have that is removable? Maybe you have to transfer a junction box from the old to the new ballast.
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Posted By nap

hey, if you don't have a problem, you can't...

hey, if you don't have a problem, you can't diagnose it.


sounds like you might have hit it. I would just wait and see.
01-20-10, 03:29 PM
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Posted By nap

sounds like you don't have the correct ballast. ...

sounds like you don't have the correct ballast.

the FMC must be in place. The fixture is not enclosed in a housing so you cannot have wires running around willy nilly.

If there is no way to...
01-20-10, 02:30 PM
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Posted By nap

Not too bad (for limited uses) but I think that...

Not too bad (for limited uses) but I think that is the same price I just paid for a 2" piece of rigid steel at Lowes.


I have never bent SS but I bet it doesn't bend like EMT. I would try to...
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Posted By nap

I would suggest it is a worn out brake pad....

I would suggest it is a worn out brake pad. Especially when it is wet and even more so when there is salt on the roads, when a pad gets to down to the metal, it tends to rust quite quickly and first...
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Posted By nap

Considering the water probably has chlorine or...

Considering the water probably has chlorine or bromine in it, I suppose it could have caused corrosion on the contacts and maybe got some strange action.

doesn't sound real likely to me but I have...
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Posted By nap

well, I used to be a real mechanic, certified and...

well, I used to be a real mechanic, certified and all by Michigan and ASE in air conditioning as well as a bunch of other stuff.

it is normal for a compressor to run in the winter time due to the...
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