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Is anyone familiar with ATT Uverse internet. As...

Is anyone familiar with ATT Uverse internet. As it turns out, I flipped the two pairs and as suspected, of the 2- twisted pairs coming into the house... only one is able to get internet.

Is DSL...
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Posted By cws05

Phone DSL Wiring question - TWISTED PAIRS

I had an internet issue today. I moved a jack to bring my wireless router/modem closer to my PC. After installing the jack worked fine for phone but I couldn't connect to web. Moving it back to the...
11-30-14, 08:59 AM
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Posted By cws05

Thanks Norm. Don't think I will have much luck...

Thanks Norm. Don't think I will have much luck with an 8" adjustable wrench though.

I was thinking 14" pipe wrenches, but wanted to hear it from the pros?
11-30-14, 05:04 AM
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Posted By cws05

what size and type of wrenches should I be using...

what size and type of wrenches should I be using for a 3/4 copper union?
11-29-14, 04:40 PM
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Posted By cws05

Tightening union?

I have a 3/4 copper union that has a miniscule leak. What would be the best method for tightening using two wrenches? My technique isn't so great, any advice appreciated.
11-19-14, 03:49 PM
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Posted By cws05

Tried to edit to add that I see the...

Tried to edit to add that I see the droplets/condensation on the inner wall of the pipe when looking thru the fitting at the end of the termination outside on the side of my house. Is that normal to...
11-19-14, 12:15 PM
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Posted By cws05

Condensing Furnace Exhaust Question

I have condensing furnace. I know the exhaust makes condensation. The piping all slants back to the furnace for drainage.

Outside the exhaust is about 1' in length off the wall of the house. That...
10-26-14, 11:29 AM
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Posted By cws05

Zoedad- That pentek one you linked too, with the...

Zoedad- That pentek one you linked too, with the mushroom type cap, is exactly the button. I think I have an extra one of those on hand but I am always leary about removing things like that... with...
10-26-14, 10:44 AM
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Posted By cws05

water filter pressure relief leak

There is some slight seepage from around the red pressure relief button on my whole house water filter. Probably doesn't rank very high on this forum's best leaks but I was wondering how to stop it...
10-24-14, 04:05 PM
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Posted By cws05

The two outlets are wired off the 240/30A inlet....

The two outlets are wired off the 240/30A inlet. Of course they will measure 240.

Does anyone know if its standard for the 240/30A twist lock outlet on the generators to be protected by the pair...
10-24-14, 03:03 PM
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Posted By cws05

I cant find anything in the manual that...

I cant find anything in the manual that distinctly says it has 30A breakers. Its assumed the twist lock is protected by the pair of 20A. I figured I would ask here though.

I actually didn't use...
10-24-14, 02:37 PM
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Posted By cws05

Acceptable Generator Wiring?

I hope I didn't get too creative here.

Is it acceptable to wire 2x20A outlets off a 30A inlet? Thinking being that the 30A twist lock on my generator is not protected by a 30A breaker but rather...
10-05-14, 08:07 AM
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Posted By cws05

Thanks Joe, that's where I am leaning too. What...

Thanks Joe, that's where I am leaning too. What do you think of the 3rd scenario I propose, water traveling inside the insulation of a wire?
10-05-14, 06:24 AM
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Posted By cws05

Moisture in Electrical Panel-- Likelyhood?

Im trying to hunt down the cause of some moisture I found in my electrical panel. It appeared as a bit of greening of the copper #3 neutral... directly under the neutral is the busbar and it looks...
10-03-14, 01:16 PM
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Posted By cws05

Square D Ground Bar question

Am I able to remove a screw from a new ground bar and insert into a space on my current ground bar. The new screws come off the replacement SquareD Homeline/QO ground bar kits?

Just want to make...
09-30-14, 08:46 AM
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Posted By cws05

Its a 4 wire dryer circuit obviously, we all know...

Its a 4 wire dryer circuit obviously, we all know you can just jumper the box but a redundant egc is installed. And I agree, your belaboring an unrelated point. Thanks.
09-30-14, 05:35 AM
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Posted By cws05

I understand that Ray... so how about an opinion...

I understand that Ray... so how about an opinion on those questions?

Most importantly, does that look like the result of a loose connection?

edit:

I added ductseal to the conduit entering...
09-29-14, 06:08 PM
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Posted By cws05

Obviously its pretty minimal, so I have hesitated...

Obviously its pretty minimal, so I have hesitated calling back thinking they would just seal the conduit entering the panel with duct seal as I have already done and call it good. The only thing I...
09-29-14, 02:54 PM
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Posted By cws05

Thanks.... you do see what I am saying though?...

Thanks.... you do see what I am saying though? The top screws are nice and shiny and the ones with the red lines pointing to them has that whitish residue type discoloration.

I should mention the...
09-29-14, 02:03 PM
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Posted By cws05

conduit. individual conductors. So should I...

conduit. individual conductors.

So should I sweat this ?? (ie the discoloration on the screws as I pointed out).
09-29-14, 10:33 AM
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Posted By cws05

This is a main panel. EGC can be on same busbar.

This is a main panel. EGC can be on same busbar.
09-29-14, 10:04 AM
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Posted By cws05

Ungrounded conductors are firmly and properly...

Ungrounded conductors are firmly and properly placed under the breaker plates... the photo makes it look strange. And indeed the white wire was redesignated as EGC for a dryer circuit, I suppose...
09-29-14, 07:10 AM
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Posted By cws05

discolored neutral bus screws

I tried to show in the photo below where I have about 4 screws (red lines point to them) on my neutral bus that have a whitish residue on the tops of the screwheads. They are not as shiny as the...
09-19-14, 07:51 AM
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Posted By cws05

Just wanting to replace with the same material...

Just wanting to replace with the same material pal.
09-19-14, 05:58 AM
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Posted By cws05

can i use a standard crimper with those insulated...

can i use a standard crimper with those insulated cap crimps or do they require a specific tool?



The wire that is being extended are a pair of neutral conductors from the dryer to the...
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