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Thanks for all the replies!

Thanks for all the replies!
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Changing Radiator Hoses

I need to change my upper and lower radiator hoses. Is it possible to do it in a particular sequence to minimize losing antifreeze? If not, I need to have an idea what the total amount of coolant is...
06-09-06, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Capt

Respectfullty...if you have read many books and...

Respectfullty...if you have read many books and are still asking this type of question, you are not processing the info usefully, and need more remedial work on your knowledge base before proceeding....
06-04-06, 07:43 PM
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Well, the only real problem is if I move and some...

Well, the only real problem is if I move and some other unsuspecting homeowner or electrician, (well maybe not electrician) thinks they can shut off one breaker then go into the box..........
06-04-06, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Capt

Towel Bar Anchor

What do you suggest to anchor a single ring towel bar that has a heat vent right behind the drywall? I have to stick to this location and I don't usually trust the standard expanding plastic anchors...
06-04-06, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Capt

Smile Separate Kitchen Circuits

I have the disposal switch, recessed light switch and counter outlet all in one 3 gang box--all on separate circuits.
Obviously you flip 3 breakers to get everything off before you go into the box....
05-24-06, 07:50 PM
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Posted By Capt

I remember stories of garage doors opening when...

I remember stories of garage doors opening when certain military aircraft flew by.
05-22-06, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Capt

OK--they don't make BX anymore--wasn't it just a...

OK--they don't make BX anymore--wasn't it just a brand name former maker of armored cable?
05-22-06, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Capt

I also have groundless AC at my house. I...

I also have groundless AC at my house.

I think what Racraft is saying--you can not legally extend an ungrounded armored cable circuit. --with NM or otherwise.
(I don't believe the metal jacket...
05-22-06, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Capt

--Don't know the name. I got it at a plumbing...

--Don't know the name. I got it at a plumbing store called Gordon & Wilson in Hightstown NJ. I think they have a web site. Though not generally mail order--maybe they will ship. Phone (609) 448-0507...
05-21-06, 09:13 PM
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Posted By Capt

Wire Holes/Rough Inspection

I'm running some lights and switches to my mud room. I have a question for the rough inspection. Having drilled out 3/4" holes, how many cables can I put in one hole? I put two 14/2 cables in one...
05-21-06, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Capt

There is a 'Y' adapter available with hose...

There is a 'Y' adapter available with hose fittings. I purchased one a month ago at a local plumbing store.
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Posted By Capt

You're a moderator? Is it possible the...

You're a moderator? Is it possible the "misinformed consumer" reference leaves a little to be desired?
Can't talc residue be cleaned off? What do you suggest?
05-18-06, 08:34 PM
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Views: 810
Posted By Capt

Beyond curiosity, It's out of my hands. A...

Beyond curiosity, It's out of my hands. A licensed electrician did the work--presumably with appropriate ground.
05-17-06, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Capt

I guess there was a ground. It wasn't AC or in...

I guess there was a ground. It wasn't AC or in conduit--just plastic sheathed cable that wasn't ancient.
05-17-06, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Capt

20 amp to 6/3 Oven.

Saw something interesting on a kitchen remodel today. They replaced the electric stove with gas. Then they took the leftover 6/3 or 8/3 wire and junction boxed it to two new 20 amp circuits for the...
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Posted By Capt

Why might glue be bad?

Why might glue be bad?
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Posted By Capt

Floor Squeeky

The pine wood floors in my the upstairs of my house--circa 1935--squeek in a few areas. I have seen through the ceiling below, that the floor planks are just laid across the joists--
(16'' OC) no...
05-14-06, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Capt

Excellent Thank You!

Excellent Thank You!
05-14-06, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Capt

Washer Faucet Wall Box

I want to change the recessed box that houses the washer faucets and drain outlet. (It's old and rusty)
Maybe the easiest approach anyway, but I think I will need to cut then re-couple the hot/cold...
05-11-06, 08:34 PM
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Views: 1,348
Posted By Capt

Which double old work will fit 6/3 sheathing? ...

Which double old work will fit 6/3 sheathing?

I don't want to risk interference pushing the stove back with a surface mount--I'd prefer to go recessed.
05-11-06, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Capt

6/3 Wire in recessed Box

I'm changing stove from hard wire to 4 wire receptacle/plug.
(6/3 wire) I wanted to mount the receptacle in a 2 gang plastic old work box but the wire sheathing won't fit inside.
What are my...
05-11-06, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Capt

He took it out because he claimed that I didn't...

He took it out because he claimed that I didn't need it, and because it will be extensive complication to get it back in. Also the existing "hook-ups" became modified to accomplish the sewer pipe...
05-10-06, 06:59 PM
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Views: 1,878
Posted By Capt

Yep I did call him back. He talks much more than...

Yep I did call him back. He talks much more than listens and initially suggested everything except putting the trap back in the house.
05-10-06, 04:33 AM
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Views: 1,878
Posted By Capt

Frost level is down 3ft.

Frost level is down 3ft.
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