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09-01-19, 09:47 PM
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Posted By MRTkH

Thank you for the thought but I don't think that...

Thank you for the thought but I don't think that is it. I've never seen one of those wasps alive nor dead in Utah. Also, the holes are 2 or 3 inches in diameter.

I do believe the culprit has...
09-01-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By MRTkH

What is wrong with these raspberries

Folks:

See the attached photos. We live in Utah. These raspberry plants were started 3 years ago. Their yield last year was rather good; flavor was outstanding. This year we had a rather wet...
08-18-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By MRTkH

I've see only one skunk here in Utah and I know...

I've see only one skunk here in Utah and I know about it cause my dog chased it and got "skunked". Awful experience......they are nocturnal, right? I really have no idea how to address them--other...
08-18-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By MRTkH

Any idea what critter causes this?

Folks:

I live in Utah; we have Kentucky Bluegrass for sod. This is a mature yard and we live close to the mountains (benches). We had a family of tree squirrels born in our rock retaining walls. I...
08-15-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By MRTkH

Question Ryhthmic hum normal for an AC unit

Folks:

My home AC unit is about 18 years old. I've had the evaporator coils serviced/cleaned when I replaced my furnace 4 years ago and my new unit has a sealed return system so my coils should...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By MRTkH

Proper oil for air tools

Folks:

I recently purchased a a couple of air tools to use when working on my cars. A 3/8 ratchet and impact wrench. I was reading the instructions that came with both and they indicate each...
05-26-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By MRTkH

Tolyn: I like your idea with the flex 90....

Tolyn:

I like your idea with the flex 90. That way the cable connects firmly into that flex and the flex into the cover place.

However, because the box and cover plate are on the wall and not...
05-26-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By MRTkH

Well, truth is, those pictures are OF my new oven...

Well, truth is, those pictures are OF my new oven chord. When I was installing, I connected it. While doing so, my brain worked in delayed fashion (like always) and I stopped what I was doing and...
05-25-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By MRTkH

Code connecting oven junction box

Folks:

Take a look at my pictures. These are of a 240 v wire box where my double wall oven is connected. My oven died so I bought a new one. Upon removing it, I found the oven was wired into the...
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Views: 1,123
Posted By MRTkH

Jenn Air Double Wall Oven Repair Experience and Questions

Folks:

I have a Genn Air (WW30430P) double wall oven. Its about 18 years old. Had error code F2 pop up. It would over heat. I tested the temp sensor and it had proper resistance. Thus I...
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By MRTkH

Gotch'a. So the solution is to buy a quieter...

Gotch'a. So the solution is to buy a quieter machine....when this one starts to fail.
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By MRTkH

Maytag diswasher often makes odd noises (link to sound provided)

I admit, maybe it is the way it is loaded, but not sure. It makes this grunting noise in a pattern that sometimes makes me wonder if it is just that loading it certain ways causes more noise vs....
05-01-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By MRTkH

Thank you for those details. I think that should...

Thank you for those details. I think that should be the right size.
04-30-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By MRTkH

Need help identifying proper PCB Connector Contact

Folks:

Repairing my double oven stove; removed circuit boards and sending them in for repair. Much less expensive than replacing them outright. Anyway, as I was disconnecting the circuit boards, I...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-12-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By MRTkH

On modern units it is a small rubber valve...

On modern units it is a small rubber valve assembly inserted down the hot and cold side. They have small rubber flappers (2 I believe) as part of their assembly, just at the nipple end of the heater.
Forum: Water Heaters
02-12-18, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By MRTkH

On new install, removed one heat trap before I figured it out

Folks:

Like most, learn as you go....so forgive me for making the mistake.

I removed the cold side heat trap on a 2017 heater. Would folks here recommend I:

1) Contact the manufacture to...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-10-18, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,186
Posted By MRTkH

Expansion Tank location...could it be too close to the exhaust ducting?

Folks:

My 50 gallon tank died today. Was replacing it and noticed the previous expansion tank was of insufficient size for a 50 and the PSI I have running (50 psi). So I bought a 5 gallon that is...
01-29-18, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By MRTkH

Thanks, Pete. You are gifted at what you do. You...

Thanks, Pete. You are gifted at what you do. You took some bad pictures and descriptions to solve this sticky issue. Tested and it is all in working order. Thanks again.
01-29-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By MRTkH

Lightbulb just came on, I think. The jumper is...

Lightbulb just came on, I think. The jumper is what allows the D-black at the common screw and at the other traveler screw, or the C-black wire, to be connected. So in my switch, I'm going to...
01-29-18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By MRTkH

Excellent. I'm finished with the timer, but I...

Excellent. I'm finished with the timer, but I wanted to ensure I understood two quick concepts, if you don't mind:

1) Take a look at the picture of my switch in the garage. I want to ensure I'm...
01-29-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By MRTkH

Ok. Hit the breaker and removed all 3 wires and...

Ok. Hit the breaker and removed all 3 wires and kept them in position. Power back on and measured with voltage device and confirmed the green wire (as marked below) is hot; other two are NOT.
01-29-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By MRTkH

I will grab my ohm meter; however, can you tell...

I will grab my ohm meter; however, can you tell me if using my voltage tester is sufficient? I just filmed this on the very switch. If is still need to test to ground, I can. Trying to learn as I...
01-29-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By MRTkH

Take look. I mapped the switch to the box wires.

Take look. I mapped the switch to the box wires.
01-29-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By MRTkH

Pete: I just found and watched this clip. ...

Pete: I just found and watched this clip.

https://youtu.be/Xp4FWJRzHdo

I can easily perform this test and mark my wires accordingly. What I could use your help with is this. Let's assume I do...
01-29-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By MRTkH

Pete: Attached is a photo of the other end of...

Pete: Attached is a photo of the other end of the connection. Note the switch on the left is my outside lights; switch on the right is my garage that is also on a 3-way.

Also, please forgive me...
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