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12-25-10, 10:11 AM
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Views: 2,996
Posted By Rob R.

First, Merry Christmas to all! I think...

First, Merry Christmas to all!



I think youíre missing something . . . I canít imagine a single transformer serving at least 8 city blocks of residential housing. Even if this is a large...
12-15-10, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,812
Posted By Rob R.

If you feel this a must have convenience, you...

If you feel this a must have convenience, you might search pet doors :dogrun: to see if you could find one that would be adaptable to your door and sized for your needs. I think it is a bad idea,...
Replies: 20
Views: 16,316
Posted By Rob R.

While your strategy may be to avoid confrontation...

While your strategy may be to avoid confrontation in dealing w/ a 50 pair phone line crossing your property so long as the phone co. is not insisting on you repaying them for the damaged cable, you...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rob R.

I wouldnít jump to conclusion that ethanol is...

I wouldnít jump to conclusion that ethanol is causing a drastic reduction in your gas mileage. Doubtful that all your other tanks of gas were ethanol free. If other tanks had ethanol, how does your...
12-11-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,159
Posted By Rob R.

Switch it around . . . if you were buying a new...

Switch it around . . . if you were buying a new car, and one car costs $30,000 and a more energy efficient one is 20% higher, would that alone persuade you to buy the $36,000 one? Wouldnít you want...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By Rob R.

Sorry guys . . . I'll claim mental fatigue or...

Sorry guys . . . I'll claim mental fatigue or nervous breakdown as reason for not looking at dates.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By Rob R.

Did you only select your hard drive (drive C)...

Did you only select your hard drive (drive C) when running this software. If not, it may be reading duplicate files stored on an external drive.
12-10-10, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,371
Posted By Rob R.

I suggest you talk to the fence installer....

I suggest you talk to the fence installer. Theyíre likely to be familiar w/ local building codes. See what they have to say. You might ask the fence company to handle the inspection as they may know...
12-08-10, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,124
Posted By Rob R.

Contact your local millwork shops as they should...

Contact your local millwork shops as they should be able to custom cut a door or window. They often use a mfg. door, and modify it based on your particular needs. In my case, I was able to use a...
Replies: 28
Views: 2,313
Posted By Rob R.

Good morning, Rick. I thank you and other mods in...

Good morning, Rick. I thank you and other mods in trying to help out.

Iím also using IE8.

The problem has nothing to do w/ clearing temporary Internet files or cookies. Chandlerís instructions...
Replies: 28
Views: 2,313
Posted By Rob R.

That feature hasn't worked for me since the site...

That feature hasn't worked for me since the site did it's advertising upgrade.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,228
Posted By Rob R.

Due to a failed compressor, replaced a 13 yr. old...

Due to a failed compressor, replaced a 13 yr. old Whirlpool side-by-side 25 cu. ft. w/ a Samsung 29 Cu. Ft. French Door; Model #RFG298AAWP 29 cu. ft. French Door Refrigerator | Samsung Home...
12-01-10, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By Rob R.

I donít know if this OP could be an Internet hoax...

I donít know if this OP could be an Internet hoax as that is one possibility. On the other hand, I wouldnít dismiss a possibility of it happening as Iíve seen enough large electrical fires ranging...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-01-10, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,681
Posted By Rob R.

Seattle Pioneer-Thank you for answering my...

Seattle Pioneer-Thank you for answering my question, and the info on cold water intake is helpful :thumbup:.

My point was that the cold water intake here in S. FL relative to Seattle, WA or Grand...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By Rob R.

Gunguy45 . . . Vic, you got me this...

Gunguy45 . . .


Vic, you got me this morning when I typed in LNG vs. LPG.


110/220 or 120/240 . . . one back to ya!:dogrun: . . . lol.
Replies: 4
Views: 45,510
Posted By Rob R.

With limited info, hard to tell what youíve got....

With limited info, hard to tell what youíve got. For example, you donít mention if a pressure tank or sediment filter is installed on your system.

If you throttled way back on your cold water...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-30-10, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,681
Posted By Rob R.

Perhaps Iím missing something, but your 15...

Perhaps Iím missing something, but your 15 ccf/month gas consumption seems like an exceptionally high amount if that is just for a water heater and only 1 person using little hot water. You donít...
11-29-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By Rob R.

My theory is that the secondary neutral on POCOís...

My theory is that the secondary neutral on POCOís side became energized. This is causing the neutral for each service drop going to the homes to become energized. This fault eventually caused the...
11-28-10, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,521
Posted By Rob R.

For small pieces of metal, I usually find them at...

For small pieces of metal, I usually find them at metal fabricators. When doing large jobs, they will save scrap pieces and sell them for a reasonable price. Screening companies are another large...
11-28-10, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By Rob R.

Youíre correct. The line side is the source of...

Youíre correct. The line side is the source of power; load side consumes it.

Not sure how the terminology originated but line workers will often say ďIíll work the line side (meaning at the pole)...
11-28-10, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,906
Posted By Rob R.

There are several manufacturers of vinyl siding,...

There are several manufacturers of vinyl siding, and each have a variety of styles and colors.

If you want to most closely match your existing vinyl siding, you should try to determine what you...
11-27-10, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By Rob R.

This may be what youíre looking for 4ft 16 AWG...

This may be what youíre looking for 4ft 16 AWG 250 Volt Computer Power Extension Cord (IEC320C13 to IEC320C14) - Cables To Go...
11-26-10, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,248
Posted By Rob R.

A 3rd answer which would be the same as mitch and...

A 3rd answer which would be the same as mitch and Gunguy.

You state you added a new gas boiler shortly after buying the home but donít specifically state when the hot water issue first surfaced. A...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,068
Posted By Rob R.

Bob- You shouldnít have a problem at 11Ē....

Bob- You shouldnít have a problem at 11Ē. Whatever brand/model you end up selecting should have that info in the instruction manual, so double check before you purchase. Often there are detailed...
11-26-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,692
Posted By Rob R.

This is outside my expertise like almost...

This is outside my expertise like almost everything else . . . Iím wondering if you should place this post in the alarm forums. There are smoke detectors which can be monitored by a central station....
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