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11-17-16, 09:00 AM
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Posted By hillbilly ace

The plate on the new Mr. Heater calls for...

The plate on the new Mr. Heater calls for 11-14"wc supply pressure to the heater.
I checked the pressure at the outlet end of the tank regulator with a U-Tube Manometer yesterday and the pressure is...
11-16-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,915
Posted By hillbilly ace

I definitely bought and received a heater set up...

I definitely bought and received a heater set up for LP gas.
I don't know that the appliance pressure (after the internal Heater regulator) is 3.5" wc.
I used to work on large industrial gas...
11-15-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,915
Posted By hillbilly ace

Ongoing problem with 30K btu radiant LP wall heater. Long, Please read.

I posted about the problem I was having with my 30,000 btu LP raidant wall heater a couple of weeks ago, and I thought I had it solved.

History:
I have been using a DynaGlow 30,000 btu LP...
11-06-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,893
Posted By hillbilly ace

This is great for a temporary (permanent) fix on...

This is great for a temporary (permanent) fix on leaking drain lines.
Be sure to clean the outside of the repair area with some solvent based cleaner to remove any oil or grime from the surfaces...
11-06-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By hillbilly ace

If it is truly water hammer causing the noise, it...

If it is truly water hammer causing the noise, it is the result of a fast closing valve. In the home, there are snap action solenoid valves that control the water to the Dishwasher, Washing machine,...
11-05-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,740
Posted By hillbilly ace

I decided to order a Fisher R232A-HBF LP...

I decided to order a Fisher R232A-HBF LP regulator to replace the Rego regulator.
This is a 2 stage, tank mounted regulator with a 250 psi max. input pressure and a output pressure of of 10.2-13"...
11-05-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,740
Posted By hillbilly ace

I am in Georgia...USA.....

I am in Georgia...USA.....
11-05-16, 10:41 AM
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Views: 1,740
Posted By hillbilly ace

Failed gas regulator at propane tank?

I recently replaced a 30,000 btu LP Gas Radiant wall heater. The old heater was getting a little erratic in it's operation, so I thought I would simply install a new one for this heating season.
I...
10-04-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By hillbilly ace

"last year in one of my bedrooms (1958 Cape Cod),...

"last year in one of my bedrooms (1958 Cape Cod), which I know is on a 15A circuit"

Missed that.
10-04-15, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By hillbilly ace

How many cables, what type, size and how many...

How many cables, what type, size and how many holes available in the new panel?
For standard #12 and #10 NMB cables, I used nothing but these before I retired.
I usually put 2 #12 nmb cables in...
10-04-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By hillbilly ace

You probably don't have a problem, especially if...

You probably don't have a problem, especially if the ground fault receptacle stays latched in position and trips when you push the test button.

Get rid of that non-contact voltage tester, it may...
10-04-15, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By hillbilly ace

PJmax "You need to be very careful bending the...

PJmax "You need to be very careful bending the wires at the clamps where they come in at the back of the box. If they arc/break there you'll be in trouble".


That is for sure. And someone will...
10-04-15, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,711
Posted By hillbilly ace

Ray2047 "Only if they have a reliable ground. Old...

Ray2047 "Only if they have a reliable ground. Old style BX or K&T no".
Amen to that. It's possible for that old style BX to heat up and get red like a heater element if it is used as a equipment...
10-04-15, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By hillbilly ace

That's a hack job if I've ever seen one. It...

That's a hack job if I've ever seen one. It looks safe enough after you added the grounding/bonding bar and isolated the neutral bar, but pushing 3 runs of #12 NMB thru one knockout without using a...
10-04-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,042
Posted By hillbilly ace

Your Old vs New picture looks correct to me. I...

Your Old vs New picture looks correct to me. I remember when all 4 way switches were connected like the old switch you are showing....and it hasn't been that many years ago either. I guess the...
10-04-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,990
Posted By hillbilly ace

It's not good that you are repeatedly overloading...

It's not good that you are repeatedly overloading a circuit enough to trip the breaker.

Are the heater and the receptacle where your wife uses her hair dryer located in the same room? Maybe...
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By hillbilly ace

The female portion of the liner is turned up so...

The female portion of the liner is turned up so that the upper male section will slide down into it. That will let any creosote that forms to flow back down (and inside) the pipe to the stove.. ...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By hillbilly ace

I personally would not trust aluminum tape to...

I personally would not trust aluminum tape to hold a stove pipe together.......especially if it was to be hidden inside a wall. Is this a wood burning system? What type of fuel?
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By hillbilly ace

I would recommend buying a Stainless liner made...

I would recommend buying a Stainless liner made from type 316 Stainless Steel with Titanium alloy. I installed this type on my fireplace insert about 3 years ago and it still looks great. You can...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By hillbilly ace

How many lights are you thinking about adding? ...

How many lights are you thinking about adding?
Does that hot receptacle with the switch loop have a switch in the same room to turn the receptacle on and off? Is it the one you're showing as the...
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By hillbilly ace

What BridgeMan45 said. Also, I definitely...

What BridgeMan45 said. Also, I definitely would install concrete remesh wire in the floor before pouring the concrete.

Shop Steel Wire Remesh (Common: 5-ft x 150-ft; Actual: 4.9166-ft x...
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Views: 5,431
Posted By hillbilly ace

I live in Georgia, so hard freezes and ground...

I live in Georgia, so hard freezes and ground heaving is a lot less common.

I do have a straight, 200 ft. long concrete driveway on a 30 degree grade.
It is 30 years old, and I finally had to do...
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By hillbilly ace

What size are the holes? The actual dimensions?...

What size are the holes? The actual dimensions? What is the foundation constructed of?
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By hillbilly ace

I agree with joecaption. That's a pressure...

I agree with joecaption. That's a pressure treated 4 x 4 that's rated for ground contact. What is the problem?

I you really feel that you must do something, buy a 12" round cardboard concrete...
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By hillbilly ace

I recently repaired my garage door with the same...

I recently repaired my garage door with the same problem...only mine was worse than yours.

I took the door down (removed hinge pins), laid the door across a couple of saw horses and did some...
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