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Thus it becomes a source of replacement air. ...

Thus it becomes a source of replacement air.

And that air is from the flue from the fireplace right ? I think I get it.

Will get that covered off in the spring.

Thanks for the insert lesson...
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Posted By mick999

Bud9051 - Yes Fireplace on the first floor with...

Bud9051 - Yes Fireplace on the first floor with the HVAC all in the basement.

Thanks guys - confirmed what I thought - I was wondering if the best course of action was to add an external air...
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Posted By mick999

Wood Smoke smell in second floor

Hi

Been in the house around 6 years or so. Used the wood fire place every winter. The chimney is generally swept every 2 years.

Ever since our gas furnaces and gas hot water was replaced...
10-30-15, 09:44 AM
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Posted By mick999

How about an enclosure below the surface mounted...

How about an enclosure below the surface mounted load center ? Then run conduit to the bottom of the load center from there.

Bring the service into the enclosure from behind (if you have the...
08-28-15, 07:44 AM
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Posted By mick999

Also please post the electrical requirements from...

Also please post the electrical requirements from the stove. ie how many amps at 220/240V or 415V it requires.
08-28-15, 05:45 AM
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Posted By mick999

David It looks like you have a 3 phase...

David

It looks like you have a 3 phase supply to that location. My only concern is that you mention only 4 conductors and not 5 in the wire.

Normally in Australia in old installs you have:
...
07-20-15, 06:40 PM
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Posted By mick999

I put a motion detector in the closet - so when...

I put a motion detector in the closet - so when you open the door the light comes on.

Something like this:

Lutron Maestro 2 Amp Single-Pole Occupancy Sensing Switch - White-MS-OPS2H-WH - The...
03-06-15, 12:22 PM
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Posted By mick999

The MWBC should be easy to spot. If the Red wire...

The MWBC should be easy to spot. If the Red wire goes into the same cable as black out of the panel then you either have a 240V Circuit that is split across single pole breakers (not good) or you...
03-06-15, 10:40 AM
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Posted By mick999

Hi Here would be my shopping list if I had...

Hi

Here would be my shopping list if I had to go an hour away.


Main Lug Panel - As Casual Joe listed.
Additional Ground Bar for the panel.
Breakers - I would check the gauge on each...
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Posted By mick999

What you are looking for is generally called a...

What you are looking for is generally called a wireless bridge however over the years the functionality has been merged with other devices.

Many many choices out there with various levels of...
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Posted By mick999

Mossman You can enable the diagnostic menu...

Mossman

You can enable the diagnostic menu on the Roku and it will show the bit rate that is being used when running netflix. Netflix as far as I know uses adaptive bitrate selection which means...
02-22-15, 04:09 PM
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Posted By mick999

Door Chime maybe ? Unplug it and see what...

Door Chime maybe ?

Unplug it and see what doesn't work!
02-14-15, 07:56 PM
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Posted By mick999

babajaga What type of "machine" is this ? ...

babajaga

What type of "machine" is this ? What is its use and what does it do

Mick99
02-11-15, 06:08 PM
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Posted By mick999

In Europe Regulations - I seem to recall that if...

In Europe Regulations - I seem to recall that if you can't achieve a disconnection time of 5 secs an RCD is required.

Not sure where whiteangel actually is however!
02-10-15, 05:18 PM
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Posted By mick999

As PJMax said - put the RCD in the main panel. ...

As PJMax said - put the RCD in the main panel.

Do you have a single circuit running to the basement from the main panel ? If so I'd just put the RCD in main distribution panel and wire that...
02-09-15, 06:45 AM
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Posted By mick999

Hi Its an RCBO - Residual Current Circuit...

Hi

Its an RCBO - Residual Current Circuit Breaker with Overprotection.

It detects imbalances between the Hot and Neutral (ie either to the Ground or to the Ground via a person..) and...
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Posted By mick999

The current carb only has one adjustment - for...

The current carb only has one adjustment - for the idle I guess. I'm going to completely remove the carb and give it a thorough clean. The guys at the parts shop said that they would do that first...
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Posted By mick999

Ariens Snow Blower - Tecumseh Engine - Cuts out after 10 minutes or so.

Hi

Need a second opinion (more likely a confirmation that I'm on the right track).

My Engine is cutting out after about 10 minutes of running or so and then it will restart but only run for 5...
01-21-15, 06:51 PM
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Posted By mick999

Hi Yeah I know. I've seen a few! All...

Hi

Yeah I know. I've seen a few! All appliance cords have a 13amp fuse in them in the UK - so in a short situation that is what goes first typically. When I moved to the US I was confused by...
01-21-15, 05:30 PM
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Posted By mick999

Hi Arran For lighting circuits in the UK...

Hi Arran

For lighting circuits in the UK 6amp MCB (Breakers) or 5amp fuses are used only. If you are having to replace the Breaker that often then something is definately wrong. Get an...
01-03-15, 04:36 PM
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Posted By mick999

The plug is Australian, Argentinan, Chinese or...

The plug is Australian, Argentinan, Chinese or Kiwi. Given the orientation of the plug (slanted up) I'd say its Chinese.

I have seen similar connectors used on boats to connect to shore power...
12-08-14, 05:40 AM
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Posted By mick999

When I worked as a roadie we used to use the wire...

When I worked as a roadie we used to use the wire markers and then cover it with a one inch piece of clear heat shrink. It seemed to handle us dragging the cables around outdoors for at least the...
12-07-14, 08:52 AM
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Posted By mick999

pcboss and CasualJoe - thanks for the comments...

pcboss and CasualJoe - thanks for the comments here.

Yes it is an arrow hart. Will see what the pro turns up when looking at the entire service.

Thanks
12-07-14, 07:39 AM
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Posted By mick999

Split Bus Panel

Hi All

A few questions about Split Bus Panels. Looking at finishing a residental basement. Located in NJ.

House has a split bus panel which is a Murray. The panel has 4 double pole...
07-10-14, 02:30 PM
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Posted By mick999

Hi Just had the exact problem two days...

Hi

Just had the exact problem two days ago.... Except the Sub is a Eaton BR.

I could not find a lug that would fit the CH panel. Found a bolt that would fit but it was too long.

I used...
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