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05-31-09, 07:02 PM
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Stove Amperage

What is the standard/average amperage requirement for a four element electric freestanding range? I planned to install 6/3 nm-b with a 50 amp breaker but everyone (store employees, other "helpful"...
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Posted By lamartin1965

Engine Coolant Heater

Does anyone know where GM placed the power cord for the engine coolant heater in the 2007 SIlverado with the LMM engine? I have scoured the engine and cannot seem to find it anywhere.

Leslie
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Views: 983
Posted By lamartin1965

07 Duramax question

I am doing some research on different engines for my next truck purchase. Does anyone happen to know the operating volume of oil for the GM Duramax diesel engine? I have heard people say 8 quarts and...
05-05-07, 09:42 PM
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Views: 1,493
Posted By lamartin1965

Pond Water Question

I am looking for suggestions as to a means of clearing up my pond water without doing a major water change. The water is clear, I can make out the rocks and fish one the bottom, but it has taken on a...
03-24-07, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,317
Posted By lamartin1965

Sludge Remover

Any suggestions for a "fast acting" sludge remover for my 6,000 gal pond? Fall bacteria did its job but there is still quite a bit of organic "slop" on the bottom.
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Posted By lamartin1965

Door Ajar light

I am at wits end over this "problem". The door ajar light on my 99 Ford F-150 is illuminated and is keeping the dome light on constantly as well. While I'm sure its a switch or sensor of some sort I...
08-08-06, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By lamartin1965

Electrical Storm

I have a question for someone savvy about the effects of a passing electrical storm. We had a rather violent thunderstorm pass over the house yesterday and it resulted in the following. The power...
06-14-06, 03:44 AM
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Posted By lamartin1965

Water Logged Tree

I have a tree that was planted in an area that received and held way to much water, so much so that the tree's leaves begin to curl and turn brown.:wall: I have since relocated it to a "dryer" spot...
06-12-06, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,137
Posted By lamartin1965

3/4 PVC conduit Capacity

How many 12 gauge TTHN wire can be run through a 3/4 conduit? The first drop will be approximately 20 feet (almost all underground). From there the next drop will be roughly 6 feet away. I am running...
02-19-06, 02:59 PM
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Views: 787
Posted By lamartin1965

Bathroom Remodel

I am preparing to do a complete bathroom remodel that will probably take a month or so, doing it at nights and weekends. Is there something other than a rag stuffed in the toilet drain I can use to...
11-12-05, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By lamartin1965

150 feet is the overall distance and I planned on...

150 feet is the overall distance and I planned on two lightning circuits and one receptacle circuit for general use (nothing above 20 amps overall) in a garden type shed. I figured a 30 amp subpanel...
11-12-05, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By lamartin1965

Voltage Drop

What amount of voltage drop is acceptable on a subpanel circuit? My calculations show a drop of 7 volts

Thanks
11-08-05, 08:46 PM
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Views: 1,224
Posted By lamartin1965

I am running a 150 foot line from the service...

I am running a 150 foot line from the service panel to a 100 amp breaker type sub panel. At the main panel I will be using a 60 amp breaker for circuit protection. The voltage drop needs to be...
11-08-05, 05:06 AM
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Posted By lamartin1965

Is USE like a standard UF type */3 cable in that...

Is USE like a standard UF type */3 cable in that it has three conductors and a EGC wrapped with the outer cable cover? Or will I need to run a seperate EGC? If I use #4 AL can I use a #8 EGC?
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11-07-05, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By lamartin1965

Wire Type

What wire specification should I look for if I need 4/3 cable in direct bury aluminum? I am looking to run a sub panel out to a shed that's 150 feet away from the service panel. The voltage drop...
10-12-05, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By lamartin1965

You may have gotten lucky and simply blown a...

You may have gotten lucky and simply blown a fuse. I had a VCR that went through the same fate but luckily there was a fuse on the power supply that sacrificed itself for the greater good.
09-12-05, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By lamartin1965

Thanks for the quick response. Didn't have a clue...

Thanks for the quick response. Didn't have a clue that they weren't both energized at the same time but it does make the equation work.

Thanks again
09-12-05, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By lamartin1965

Missing Something

I know amperage can be found by dividing wattage by volts but does the equation hold true for a water heater. When I divide 11000 (2 x 5500) by 240 I get almost 46 amps but I know for a fact it is...
09-09-05, 07:49 PM
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Views: 723
Posted By lamartin1965

Low voltage lines

Is it permissible (code wise) to run low voltage lines (landscape lights) in the same conduit with satellite tv cable? The distance is approxiamately 8 feet.

Thanks

Leslie
08-27-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By lamartin1965

Arc Flash

Is there a theoretical limit to the amount of amperage in an arc flash? Had a neighbor experience an arc flash due to a "rather dumb" phone company employee hammering a drill bit into the service...
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Posted By lamartin1965

Windows XP Password

I have a HP computer that is running Windows XP Home Edition that I cannot access. :confused: Someone created a single user account with password protection and promptly forgot the password. ...
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Posted By lamartin1965

HP z557 Digital Entertainment Center

Can anyone tell me if HP's z557 is upgradeable like a standard desktop system? i.e. HDD, Video, memory etc..

Thanks

Leslie
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By lamartin1965

I will be starting from scratch and I am looking...

I will be starting from scratch and I am looking for something that is a step or two below top of the line but will still have enough "power" a year or two from now. I am looking for a motherboard...
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Views: 755
Posted By lamartin1965

Motherboards

This post may well draw a million different responses but here goes anyway. I am looking to build a new computer and need some assistance choosing a motherboard for a newer pentium 4 chip. I haven't...
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