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08-19-19, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Drangd

T stat

Get the manual for the stat and read to see if you can use a boiler with it. Boilers a a bit different and most stat companies make a bunch of models for different applications.
08-19-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Drangd

wood prints

STOP If these are worth anything do not refinish them. That will only detract from their value.
As for cleaning without knowing what kind of wood it is only guessing. My guess is Murphy's Oil...
08-19-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Drangd

load calc

do not forget to check the main panel for load calc's as well. Just because the 70 amp panel is ok does not mean the the main panel has the reserve available. Have you considered voltage drop? Turn...
08-19-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By Drangd

A/c

Roughneck provided some great points.

How long are you going to stay in the home.? If less than 5 years change the compressor. This provides some challenges. If the compressor "burned out" the...
08-19-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Drangd

220v with or without a neutral.

If the equipment is a motor load only your good to go without a neutral. IF there are any controls, leds, work lights your going to need a neutral to be up to code.
08-19-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By Drangd

Tempered glass

If it was MY table I would be looking into safety glass, Tempered is a good choice, thicker the better for table tops.
06-25-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Drangd

I do not believe SER is rated to be in the sun. ...

I do not believe SER is rated to be in the sun.
The farther away the load the bigger the wire has to be.
Then there is the derate factors which sunny days in Arizona are going to be needed. When...
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By Drangd

First thought is to have the owner provide the...

First thought is to have the owner provide the codes as a condition of closing, with a hefty dollar amount if they do not.
Used to be there were methods of reverting panels back to unprogrammed...
06-25-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Drangd

There are more than one kind of GFCI. There is...

There are more than one kind of GFCI. There is the common outlet to protect people trips around 5 miliamps of current. WHICH HATE MOTORS. Then there is another ground fault for protecting...
06-24-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Drangd

A electric panel near a pool ,,,,,,, danger will...

A electric panel near a pool ,,,,,,, danger will robinson.

All of the pools I have done are with rigid conduit or brass. The electric code requires a redundant ground to the pool equipment. ...
06-24-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Drangd

The home inspector is confusing the issue. When...

The home inspector is confusing the issue. When was the house built? Was it wired correctly THEN? Trying to enforce new codes on old systems is the mark of an uninformed person who is trying to be a...
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Drangd

vid outside

I have trail cameras that work great in the day time. Night time the clear picture distance drops by at least 50%. Down to 30 feet.
Cameras have lines of resolution. More is better/clearer. I...
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By Drangd

I would not use Chlorine, I would find some TSP...

I would not use Chlorine, I would find some TSP and try that first.
06-15-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By Drangd

the ground rod at the garage is a WRONG. You are...

the ground rod at the garage is a WRONG. You are making a ground loop which can produce dangerous conditions.
Just use the ground wire in the conduit and your good to go.

Mod Note: The NEC...
06-15-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,008
Posted By Drangd

Every manufacturer makes a unit for a price...

Every manufacturer makes a unit for a price point. Most are made in China now. Yes some manufacturers use AL for the coils inside and some do not. They all do outside.

The equipment is about 45%...
06-15-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 741
Posted By Drangd

I read some of the other posts and discovered...

I read some of the other posts and discovered your in Arizona, Pima county. So am I and am doing a similar building project. I managed to get Tucson water.
I discovered prior to buying a...
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By Drangd

I would have thought that the colors would have...

I would have thought that the colors would have been reversed, ie the sun side lighter.
Is your pool deck just colored concrete or is it cool deck? You need to know before you choose the cleaning...
06-10-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 889
Posted By Drangd

Hate to say this, time to call a local pro. You...

Hate to say this, time to call a local pro. You say you added dirt, does you home have gutters?
If not you may want to think about them. Piling dirt does not seem a good idea until the source has...
06-10-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Drangd

There should be a diagram on the motor, if not...

There should be a diagram on the motor, if not then where did the motor come from. Have you tried ohming the leads out? Sounds to me like you have a multi speed blower fan that was connected to a...
06-10-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Drangd

It would appear that no where that I can find has...

It would appear that no where that I can find has a wiring diagram for the Bryant system.
All I could find was this https://www.kyleswitchplates.com/ge-lighting-low-voltage-transformer-115v-277v/...
06-10-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By Drangd

the U tube is WRONG. The previous codes for...

the U tube is WRONG. The previous codes for dryers and ranges was 2 hots and a ground. Then with the advent of electronics and 120v timers the NEC updated and required the neutral (grounded...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By Drangd

From what I have heard from people who adopted...

From what I have heard from people who adopted Windoze 10 it took weeks to get the hidden crap disarmed.
I remember somewhere that MS can get access to your computer and IF THEY determine your...
06-01-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Drangd

Nothing different As long as the line...

Nothing different

As long as the line voltage connections (120v or higher) are inside the box there is nothing wrong with the RR7's or RR9's.
The 9's have an extra LV contact that I have used to...
06-01-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By Drangd

Your drawing is going to switch the whole outlet....

Your drawing is going to switch the whole outlet. Is that your intention?
Half switched will require removing the tab on the power side and landing the black/hot to each recpt. Say on the bottom....
06-01-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By Drangd

That appears to be a lot of dirt. I would start...

That appears to be a lot of dirt. I would start at the low spot/drain to the city and verify that you are actually draining. That amount of dirt anything could happen. If it is clogged not a real...
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