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06-20-18, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Gary Ambrose

PAbugman thanks for your replies. Funny you...

PAbugman thanks for your replies. Funny you should mention potatoes, recently we had a foul smell coming from the kitchen and after some time finally found a bag of potatoes that had been sitting...
06-18-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By Gary Ambrose

So I finally got around to bringing a sample of...

So I finally got around to bringing a sample of several live flies down to the local agricultural extension office. They determined that it is a common fruit fly. I'm surprised because they don't...
06-02-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By Gary Ambrose

Thanks for your reply.. It looks like the local...

Thanks for your reply.. It looks like the local agricultural extension here in New York state is run by cornell. I'll give them a call and ask if they have an insect expert that I can bring some...
05-31-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By Gary Ambrose

Question Apartment being overrun by small flies Please help!

Hi everyone, long time member but possibly my first time posting. I was wondering if anyone can identify the fly I have posted a picture of. They are small, at first I assumed they were fruit flies...
06-19-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Gary Ambrose

Question Underpowered outlets. Please help.

Hello all,

We live in the 2nd floor apartment of a 2 story home. It's actually a 4 family home, with each apartment having it's own breaker box in the basement. Lately the weather has been rather...
03-16-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gary Ambrose

ray2047, thanks for the information. I don't...

ray2047, thanks for the information. I don't intend to make any changes to the wiring, I just want to understand what is going on so that I can explain it better to the landlord. My landlord does not...
03-16-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gary Ambrose

Very sorry, This is new to me. My father was an...

Very sorry, This is new to me. My father was an electrician licensed up to around 35,000 volts but I sadly never learned anything from him. Are you saying that the black and white wires on the outlet...
03-16-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gary Ambrose

Thanks for the quick reply. So, having a jumper...

Thanks for the quick reply. So, having a jumper going from ground to neutral would be what is causing there to be 120v on the ground of this outlet? And by saying that the neutral and hot must be...
03-16-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gary Ambrose

I have replied with the photos requested but I am...

I have replied with the photos requested but I am awaiting a forum moderator to approve the post. Please let me know if I need to do it again.
03-16-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gary Ambrose

Ok, I was able to quickly get down there to shut...

Ok, I was able to quickly get down there to shut off power. I took photos on only one of the outlets, I can take photos of the other later or take photos of a working outlet if that will help. I will...
03-16-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gary Ambrose

Thanks so much for the reply. I will have to do...

Thanks so much for the reply. I will have to do this later cause I am the only one home watching my son and the breaker is down in the basement. I'll post photos of the wiring on both outlets as soon...
03-16-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gary Ambrose

It is definitely not universal throughout the...

It is definitely not universal throughout the apartment, it only occurs with a computer or TV plugged into the TWO outlets in the main living room area of the apartment (the only two outlets in this...
03-16-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gary Ambrose

Exclamation Chandler thank you for your reply. I have...

Chandler thank you for your reply. I have completed my profile now. I did originally think it might have been the coax causing this but then I realized it does not seem to be based on everything that...
03-15-14, 11:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gary Ambrose

Exclamation Very strange electrical issue in new apartment

Hello, I am hoping one of the electricians or electrical gurus can help me and tell me what is possibly going on with the electricity in my apartment. My family recently moved in and we noticed the...
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