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08-04-15, 07:47 PM
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Thank you all for your help. The new controller...

Thank you all for your help. The new controller came in yesterday and I just installed it. I confirmed I have both heat and A/C! I spent a lot of points with the wife taking so long while the...
07-26-15, 01:09 PM
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Views: 3,578
Posted By wgc

Aha! I jumped the door switch directly to the...

Aha! I jumped the door switch directly to the fan terminal of the controller, and the fan did come on. That should rule out the motor, right?

So: controller or relay?
07-26-15, 12:17 PM
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Views: 3,578
Posted By wgc

Ok, I finally got back to this, despite the heat...

Ok, I finally got back to this, despite the heat and humidity we've been having, I just couldn't get an hour to come back down here to check ...

- jumping R to G doesn't change anything
-...
06-23-15, 08:19 PM
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Posted By wgc

- My multimeter does not have a capacitance test...

- My multimeter does not have a capacitance test so I'm not sure how to check the capacitor

- with the power on, thermostat to cool with fan on, and the motor leads pulled halfway from the...
06-23-15, 07:30 PM
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Views: 3,578
Posted By wgc

How to troubleshoot air handler blower on American Standard ac

I have an American Standard furnace with A/C:
Model-AUC080C942B6

We've had the A/C on for a couple of days, but yesterday the air handler blower stopped working. The compressor is still...
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Views: 661
Posted By wgc

Cool

Yes, it is 4" ductwork.

Thanks for everyone's opinion that I wouldn't regret going bigger. It gives me more choices and even saves money over trying to get closer to the recommended size.
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Posted By wgc

Bathroom vent fan size- too big?

I have a question about sizing a bathroom vent fan that I was hoping someone could help with, but from the opposite direction ...

I have a small bathroom, about 42sq ft with an 8' ceiling, with a...
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Views: 2,406
Posted By wgc

Found some long lasting pepper pellets at the...

Found some long lasting pepper pellets at the home center, so I'll give any critters a couple days to vacate before I get back to this.

Trying to figure out how to raise this shed ... It's too low...
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Views: 2,406
Posted By wgc

I have no idea how to go about raising the shed...

I have no idea how to go about raising the shed evenly, high enough to do that. Any hints or links to steps,or a video would be appreciated.

.. more fun, I'm getting whiffs of skunk :-(. Any...
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Views: 2,406
Posted By wgc

Pics

She'd for context...
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4x4 beam on block every 4' ...
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Rightt-center ...
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Apparently they originally tried a single center support. A wedge on this cinder block is holding...
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Posted By wgc

No footers. 6" blocks on edge in the dirt...

No footers. 6" blocks on edge in the dirt keeping the wood an inch or two off the ground.
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Posted By wgc

Sagging shed needs center post support

Wi have a wooden shed 12' long by 5' wide, that is sagging in the middle but otherwise seems solid. I took off the skirting and discovered the long Side is supported by a pressure treated 4"x4"...
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Posted By wgc

I wonder if I should try to drill out the screw...

I wonder if I should try to drill out the screw head or if that is doomed to failure while damaging the faucet and ruining a drill bit. I can't really afford to replace the faucet until next week so...
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Posted By wgc

Moen single lever kitchen faucet stem screw spins

I'm hoping someone can help with ideas on taking apart my kitchen faucet ...

I have Moen single handle faucet with retractable sprayer - about five years old. It started dripping so I need to...
07-29-12, 02:33 PM
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Views: 4,885
Posted By wgc

What do you need two computers for?

How about stepping back a moment - what do you need to do with those two computers and how? Do you need direct physical access, such as for pin-outs/hardware projects: Do you need high performance...
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Views: 1,669
Posted By wgc

workarounds

- I did cover the split insulation with electrical tape, but I assumed it was a temporary safety measure. Is that really legitimate for permanent use? Apparently the electrician thought so.

- I...
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Posted By wgc

Dangerous or not?

My mother-in-law asked me to hang a ceiling fan, and I found something that looked dangerous. I stopped and refused to continue until she called an electrician to take a look. The electrician...
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Views: 2,222
Posted By wgc

I know this thread is getting a bit old, but if...

I know this thread is getting a bit old, but if you're still having trouble ... How big is the gap under the door? Our bathroom had horrendous moisture issues until I shaved 1/4" off the bottom of...
01-22-12, 05:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,742
Posted By wgc

update

The brand I had my eye on, just updated their info and answered my questions. Can anyone confirm whether the certifications sound complete, since they're not an electrical company? They also said...
01-01-12, 04:51 AM
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Views: 10,742
Posted By wgc

I would have said that a few years ago also but...

I would have said that a few years ago also but we no longer have a desktop computer (or even a desk). We have laptops where the USB ports are not powered unless the computer is in use. Not only do...
12-31-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,742
Posted By wgc

Cool. I didn't know there were any from the...

Cool. I didn't know there were any from the "normal" brands. There's a lot that looks good about that one from Cooper, but they don't say anything about the electronics. The reviews say it's too...
12-31-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,742
Posted By wgc

What do you think of USB replacement receptacles?

Online I've seen several companies releasing USB receptacles as replacements for standard receptacles, however none are very descriptive about electrical and safety requirements. Does anyone know...
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Views: 6,640
Posted By wgc

not gravel and a broom handle

Well, I figured I could get some gravel from my home center and pack it in with a broom handle, but no luck. After another 150 lbs of gravel, a broom handle is still not long enough to reach the...
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Posted By wgc

there was a lot of water

There's no doubt about it: we had a LOT of water. It was something like three days of record rainfall, along with a storm sewer blockage. There's no question about what washed away the fill.
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Posted By wgc

I don't know if there is a brand stamped...

I don't know if there is a brand stamped anywhere, but the stairwell unit looks like this Bilco PermEntry unit:
PermEntryŽ Basement Entrance - Detail information for PermEntryŽ Basement Entrance...
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