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Forum: Water Heaters
12-02-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,499
Posted By hankhill6018

Water drips likely condensation as others have...

Water drips likely condensation as others have said.

I'd be more concerned with the orange flame. The flame should be blue.

Is the water heater set up for the gas you are using (Natural or...
12-02-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 35,893
Posted By hankhill6018

Drooplug, the regulator for grills give a supply...

Drooplug, the regulator for grills give a supply pressure of 11"wc. If you have a regulator for a turkey fryer it's for 10psi.

Per the generator specs, it is designed to be hooked up directly...
12-02-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 35,893
Posted By hankhill6018

I would not recommend using that generator the...

I would not recommend using that generator the way you intend for 2 reasons.

1) There are 3 basic pressures when working with propane. Tank pressure (20 psi to 200 psi depending on the...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-23-10, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,760
Posted By hankhill6018

The techs submit the information to Rinnai.

The techs submit the information to Rinnai.
Forum: Water Heaters
04-03-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By hankhill6018

Based on what I see in the pictures there are a...

Based on what I see in the pictures there are a few concerns I have with the installation.

1) Venting. While a minimum of 1/4 inch per foot rise is required, I've seen many circumstances that...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,336
Posted By hankhill6018

I had similar problems about a year ago and...

I had similar problems about a year ago and everyone was pointing fingers at the video card. After everything was said and done it ended up being a memory stick.

Since the PC can run on two...
08-14-09, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,226
Posted By hankhill6018

Just a few things to keep in mind: Make sure...

Just a few things to keep in mind:

Make sure the supply line to the grill will be large enough to provide enough gas.

Make sure you have the proper regulators in the gas system.

Make sure...
07-24-09, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,757
Posted By hankhill6018

The simple answer is yes.

The simple answer is yes.
07-24-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,761
Posted By hankhill6018

Wolf ranges are usually ordered specific for the...

Wolf ranges are usually ordered specific for the gas to be utilized. It should be marked on the data plate either "Natural" or "LP Gas". Depending on what gas it is marked with it will be good to...
04-02-09, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,874
Posted By hankhill6018

Are you using natural gas or propane? If...

Are you using natural gas or propane?

If you are using propane, the range will have to be converted for propane use. If it's not converted you will get large yellow flames.
04-02-09, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,668
Posted By hankhill6018

A 100 gallon tank is overkill for a run of the...

A 100 gallon tank is overkill for a run of the mill range. It would likely last you well over a year unless you're going to be hooking up a commercial grade range.

Realistically you can get away...
03-22-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,181
Posted By hankhill6018

I'll second what Sharp Advise stated. Contact...

I'll second what Sharp Advise stated. Contact your propane service provider. There is a good chance that the issue is isolated to their regulator. They'll be able to do a flow and lock up test of...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-21-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,977
Posted By hankhill6018

Just because it's a DYI forum doesn't stop...

Just because it's a DYI forum doesn't stop posters from asking for opinions as the OP did.

I'm happy for you that it's working out but a tankless hot water heater install IMO is not a DIY...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-20-09, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,977
Posted By hankhill6018

As plumbermandan stated, chances are the gas line...

As plumbermandan stated, chances are the gas line wasn't sized right. Just because the gas line inlet is 3/4 inch doesn't mean 3/4 inch will work. A total load calculation need to be taken into...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-15-09, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,050
Posted By hankhill6018

Gas, Oil or electric? Not usually. ...

Gas, Oil or electric?



Not usually. Between the increased costs of the heater, upgrading the gas or electric supply and increased maintenance required it usually takes the life of the heater...
03-04-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,407
Posted By hankhill6018

Wrong. In most cases the electrodes are wired to...

Wrong. In most cases the electrodes are wired to separate ports on the ignition module. From the module the one wire will go to each electrode and then the electrode/burner will ground to the...
03-03-09, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,407
Posted By hankhill6018

This problem could be caused by numerous things. ...

This problem could be caused by numerous things.

First, check the electrode. The insulator could be cracked causing it to arc at the base as opposed to the burner it self.

Second, check...
03-03-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,549
Posted By hankhill6018

The date codes of appliances are usually mixed in...

The date codes of appliances are usually mixed in with the serial number.

If I remember correctly, the second letter in the serial number corresponds to a year. I would need to look in my old...
03-03-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,163
Posted By hankhill6018

The flame should be nice and blue. If it's...

The flame should be nice and blue. If it's orange it's not adjusted properly.

Is this a new range? If so and the oven has not been used you usually will get an odor and a little light smoke...
03-01-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,016
Posted By hankhill6018

Being your range is "pilot free" there is no...

Being your range is "pilot free" there is no pilot to relight in the oven. Your oven burner is lit from a hot surface igniter. It is common for these to go bad and need replacing.

More...
02-10-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,212
Posted By hankhill6018

It could be too much pressure if there is no...

It could be too much pressure if there is no regulator (or the wrong regulator) at the tank. Please tell me there is a regulator there. If there isn't you could very well have ruined the range.
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By hankhill6018

The best thing would likely be a fine piece of...

The best thing would likely be a fine piece of wire. Also make sure the burner tube is completely dry before attempting to use. Should the gas control valve was submersed in water I has to be...
02-07-09, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By hankhill6018

Why can't you? I don't know. My question is why...

Why can't you? I don't know. My question is why would you want to? 3/8" pipe isn't going to be able to supply anything over a distance.

Any appliance running off of natural gas I wouldn't put...
01-28-09, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By hankhill6018

Aside from your regulator not providing enough of...

Aside from your regulator not providing enough of a BTU load to run the generator, either will your BBQ tank!

A 20 pound bbq cylinder will only provide 24,000 BTU's when it's 25% full @ 60...
01-26-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,320
Posted By hankhill6018

It's rare that the orifice hood needs to be...

It's rare that the orifice hood needs to be changed all together.

To the OP, although you included the model # in the post could you please post the make of the range.
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