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03-12-18, 07:56 AM
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I load tested it with a circular saw when i got...

I load tested it with a circular saw when i got it. It didn't stumble. What goes wrong with them from sitting. I have a lead on a Honda eb6500 that has sat unused. Its about 20-25 years old too. ...
03-12-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By Biglurr54

The generator is wired for a 250v three wire...

The generator is wired for a 250v three wire circuit with a bonded neutral. It is not a 120/240 circuit. The generator is older. 20-25 years old but has no hours on it. I do think it would be...
03-12-18, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By Biglurr54

It seems the previous owner did not connect the...

It seems the previous owner did not connect the Neutral (white) wire on the gen to transfer switch cable and used the 250v receptacle. Is this dangerous to use it this way?
03-12-18, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By Biglurr54

Here is the wiring Diagram for the generator.

Here is the wiring Diagram for the generator.
03-12-18, 04:52 AM
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Views: 780
Posted By Biglurr54

Wiring a Generator to an Interlock

I picked up a generator and transfer switch off a guy who had a standby generator installed. The generator is an older 5k Milwaukee Generator and has no hours on it. He gave me everything he had...
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Views: 644
Posted By Biglurr54

I do have a whole house surge protector on the...

I do have a whole house surge protector on the house. Nothing else was harmed just the TV an AV and cabe splitter. I will look for a service manuAL.
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Views: 644
Posted By Biglurr54

Lightning took out TV !

I have a Sony KDL 46Z5100 Tv that has been a great tv. The other night we were watching Tv and there was a lightning storm nearby. There was a flash of light and a loud bang. The tv went black and...
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Views: 717
Posted By Biglurr54

I took the control board apart this morning to...

I took the control board apart this morning to take a peak and get some pictures. The Bake relay solder was not looking good. I fired up my soldering iron and soldered the pin back in and put it...
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Views: 717
Posted By Biglurr54

I have the tech sheet but I always struggle...

I have the tech sheet but I always struggle reading them. I figured it is probably a bad relay. I can handle easy soldering. Ive done a fair bit of soldering LED lights for aquarium lights and i...
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Views: 717
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Frigidaire electric range: oven not coming up to temp

Thank you in advanced for all your help!

My oven was not coming up to temperature. The stove is a Frigidaire Gallery electric range. FES388WGCC. I noticed that the broiler element heats but...
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Views: 565
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I hate extended warranties but after talking to...

I hate extended warranties but after talking to the owner of a local appliance store who told me the actual life expectancy of these units i said the 600 bucks was worth it.

I will check...
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Views: 565
Posted By Biglurr54

New Fridge Help

I need some help picking a new fridge. We bought a Samsung 2 years ago based on reviews. everything has been great with the fridge until the ice maker quit. After 3 service calls we were told we...
07-20-15, 07:38 PM
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Views: 838
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Circuits going out no tripped breaker then coming back later

So I was sleeping today (I work overnights) and the AC tv and fan shut off then on then off then on. I figured it was a brown out due to the high temps we were receiving. I unplugged everything and...
06-21-15, 09:50 AM
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Views: 716
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Grounding water pipes service panel and ground electrode rod question

Hello all. I purchased an old 1830 house and I am working my way through things. I have realized that the house isn't grounded. Origanally there was 600 feet of buried 3/4 copper pipe out to the...
05-09-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,184
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Def. against code. I am aware of that and not...

Def. against code. I am aware of that and not worried about it. Its a 1830's farm house that the previous owner, who was a flower child named Trip, had anyone how would do work for beer work on the...
05-08-14, 11:42 AM
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Views: 1,184
Posted By Biglurr54

Washer Drain into shower stall

Hey guys. I have a quick plumbing question. I am moving a small washer and dryer stacked unit (Maytag SE1000) upstairs to a closet so my wife doesnt have to go down two flights of stairs all the...
05-07-14, 11:15 AM
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Views: 4,937
Posted By Biglurr54

2 hots, one neutral that is tied to ground. Code...

2 hots, one neutral that is tied to ground. Code states that if you move wiring you have to update it to code. The dryer doesnt require 10-3 but code says any new or moved dryer receptacles need to...
05-07-14, 05:06 AM
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Ray: I ment "cant". Code says you cant split at...

Ray: I ment "cant". Code says you cant split at the receptacle. Amazing what one missing "t" can do to a sentence.

CausalJoe: The Washer/Dryer has 2 plugs coming from it. One is 240 three...
05-06-14, 08:06 AM
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Views: 4,937
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Combo Washer Dryer wiring help needed.

I found a good deal on a stacked combo washer. Maytag se1000. This is the old type that will last a lifetime. It has the tried and true helical drive! Im done with junk front loaders.
...
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Views: 747
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Need help with Subfloor.

I am adding a new floor to one of the rooms in my house. The current floor is 8 inch chestnut floor tongue and groove. It has many layers of old paint and as far as i can tell the floors are...
03-27-13, 01:17 PM
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There's no pockets for the weights. The Jams are...

There's no pockets for the weights. The Jams are nailed directly onto the posts. Would a triple track on the outside, sash window, then interior sealed storm work? They have triple tracks on them...
03-27-13, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
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Weather Stripping for 180 YO Windows

Im restoring my old sash windows in my house. I'm thinking about doing outdoor sealed storms and indoor sealed storms to help with inefficiency. I was wondering what would be a better weather...
03-26-13, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,146
Posted By Biglurr54

That hot water line is exactly what I am looking...

That hot water line is exactly what I am looking for. That's going on tonight. I am not a fan of sharkbite fittings but it they do seem to work fine. I just feel like its a short cut. Nothing...
03-25-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,146
Posted By Biglurr54

Need help with Water Pump Vibration

I re-plumbed my house the other weekend and ran into an issue. The goal was to relocate the pump (Goulds 3/4 HP Jet), Replace the water logged bladder tank, and add a whole house filter and a bunch...
02-13-13, 05:55 AM
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Views: 2,495
Posted By Biglurr54

The roof is slate. So there is some serious...

The roof is slate. So there is some serious weight there. It is in good shape so I won't be tearing that off. Eventually I will have to remove the bottom courses and add Ice and water shield to...
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