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03-10-18, 05:54 AM
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Thank you, Tony, that is a great and complete...

Thank you, Tony, that is a great and complete answer. I had not considered the continuous load aspect, so that is good info. Thanks again. Neal
03-09-18, 02:17 PM
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Radiant heater wiring question

Hi,
I'm in the process of installing 5 Comfort Cove radiant heaters in a workshop. There are: one 450W, 2 ea, 1050W, and 2 ea. 1500W heaters. These will be wired to an existing 100 A panel in the...
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The final solution: It wasn't "air" in the plumbing!

Posting this info in case anyone else has a similar issue. Turns out, what seemed to be air in the piping was in fact GAS being generated in the electric HW heater. I believe this was hydrogen gas,...
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Nuts! Still some air

Still getting some air in the lines, although it seems to be about half (?) of what it was, so maybe I'm on the right track. Took apart the threaded joint at the pump and re-sealed it, and noticed...
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Posted By sundvl76

Thanks for the comments and for taking the time...

Thanks for the comments and for taking the time for the mark-up. I had not considered the unions to be suspect, but your solution is a good idea if the snugging-up I did yesterday doesn't solve the...
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System pics. . . and a suspect!

Pilot Dane, you got me to thinking harder about the possible sources of air being sucked in, in spite of the absence of an obvious leak. (Love these forums!)

While the jet pump was running today,...
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Posted By sundvl76

Yes, I can do that, will post a bit later....

Yes, I can do that, will post a bit later....
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Posted By sundvl76

3-9' of head isn't a great deal of pressure. When...

3-9' of head isn't a great deal of pressure. When your pump is operating it may drawing the equivalent of 30' and the leak might not be visible at the lower pressure. It only takes a tiny crack or...
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How much air IS in the system ? How do you know...

How much air IS in the system ? How do you know it's there ?

How do I know it's there? When air spits and sputters out of the faucet, in the toilet tanks when flushed, in the washing machine when...
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Yes, that's true, and that was the 2nd thing I...

Yes, that's true, and that was the 2nd thing I looked for, however on the suction side there is a constant head of anywhere from 3 ft. to 9 ft., depending on how full the tank(s) is/are, so I'd think...
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Posted By sundvl76

Jet pump introducing air?

Hi, looking for input on a recent puzzling problem:

I have a household water system which consists of 3 ea. 3,000 gal. above-ground tanks, from which I pull water with a jet pump, into a...
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The attraction for me was the cost savings. We...

The attraction for me was the cost savings. We live in a rural area and cell reception @ our house is kinda spotty, & TWC is not available here, so a landline is needed. We were paying AT&T about...
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Posted By sundvl76

Advice needed for VoIP setup FOLLOWUP

System seems to be working just fine after several days' use. Only minor problem encountered was some static on the line, which, after a process of elimination, turned out to be a faulty phoneset...
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At this point I have dial tone at each jack I've...

At this point I have dial tone at each jack I've tried. I could only plug into the jack nearest my router anyway, so if there's going to be a problem it should crop up over the next day or so. (Well,...
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No, don't have a LL-connected alarm, but thanks...

No, don't have a LL-connected alarm, but thanks for that suggestion. Prior problem could have been a couple of things, including the VoIP adapter needing a re-boot. Will post back. . .
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OK, thanks, I did try that when I first got the...

OK, thanks, I did try that when I first got the VoIP equipment, and it seemed to work for about a day, then no dial tone at any jack. Maybe that was an anomaly - I'll try again and report back.
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Posted By sundvl76

"You'd need to make sure the connection between...

"You'd need to make sure the connection between your house and the CO is opened. "

What do you mean by the "CO"? I've unplugged the AT&T connection in the exterior box, but I thought there was a ...
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Posted By sundvl76

Advice needed for VoIP setup

Hello,

About 6 months ago, I kicked AT&T to the curb (yay!) and switched to a VoIP "landline". I've been using just one cordless base plugged into the VoIP adapter with 4 - 5 paired cordless...
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Posted By sundvl76

After looking up the info on DownTango, this...

After looking up the info on DownTango, this seems like sound advice. She doesn't need to have it on her computer.

Thanks.
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Posted By sundvl76

Not to argue with those who are trying to help...

Not to argue with those who are trying to help ;), but . . . ref: Post #1, 1st paragraph, and Post #26, 2nd paragraph. True, didn't emphasize that, but primarily I was trying to get her home page up...
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Posted By sundvl76

It seems that the problem was mostly, what I...

It seems that the problem was mostly, what I mentioned as a suspect yesterday: A convoluted means of loading Yahoo (and apparently all web pages) left over from the AT&T DSL configuration. There were...
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Posted By sundvl76

Added to the list, thanks.

Added to the list, thanks.
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Posted By sundvl76

I believe she already has Chrome on the computer...

I believe she already has Chrome on the computer but it is not the default browser. I'll certainly try using it. Malware is also a possibility although her AV is up to date; I know she has opened at...
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Posted By sundvl76

Yep, I can borrow my better half's laptop and...

Yep, I can borrow my better half's laptop and give that a try. That will help narrow down the issue.

Thanks.
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Posted By sundvl76

I agree about McAfee and Norton - don't use...

I agree about McAfee and Norton - don't use either of them myself. I did install MSE on her computer when she bought it, and it is kept up-to-date. I didn't see any evidence of McAfee or Norton being...
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