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03-23-12, 03:32 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

Thanks everyone. I appreciate the advice.

Thanks everyone. I appreciate the advice.
03-23-12, 02:23 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

One question - what do I affix the box to? Or do...

One question - what do I affix the box to? Or do I use something like a remodel box with wings?
03-23-12, 01:51 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

The exterior fixture mounts directly to the wall...

The exterior fixture mounts directly to the wall and there is room in the fixture for the wire nuts. (I have installed some others). There is no box behind the others.

The insulation has been...
03-23-12, 12:39 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

Pics: ...

Pics:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/27783051/2012-03-23_13-03-24_350.jpg

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/27783051/2012-03-23_13-03-02_532.jpg

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/27783051/2012-03-23_13-03-12_222.jpg
03-22-12, 09:29 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

Thanks Ray. NM-B poking out of a hole. The...

Thanks Ray. NM-B poking out of a hole. The cable/wire (I have never heard it called cable here in Minnesota - the big box stores list it as wire) is run from somewhere (light switch?) inside the...
03-22-12, 08:52 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

Danged critters

I have an electrical wire exposed on an outside wall where I intended to install an exterior light over my deck.

Some critters have now chewed through and damaged the cement board siding and have...
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Posted By rdhamm

I was referred by a local stone and tile company...

I was referred by a local stone and tile company to a product called epoxy thinset. anyone have an opinion on that product for this application?
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Posted By rdhamm

bump...anyone? Buhler? Again, the owner wants...

bump...anyone? Buhler? Again, the owner wants to cover about 4-6" of the black exposed metal above the fireplace glass, going up to the already installed top. how to attach stone or tile?

TIA
02-08-11, 06:31 AM
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Posted By rdhamm

repairing the leak

Thanks for the reply.

I have not tried to repair the leak as yet. The plastic port that is leaking has a collet on one end and the other simply pushes into the pump housing. I have this in a...
02-07-11, 12:53 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

Flojet BW1000 bottled water pump

I have one of these pumps (above) and it works pretty well to deliver bottled water to the fridge.

However, it recently developed a leak in the push connector that connects to the line that leads...
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Posted By rdhamm

Attaching stone or tile on fireplace

I did a search and found this question a couple of times, but no answers.

My friend has a 3-sided fireplace with an finished oak top.

She wants to put either some stone or tile above the glass...
11-15-10, 10:03 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

200 Amp service now

The whole house was remodeled and I upgraded to a 200 Amp service. The home is now 3 floors, and I had 2 subpanels installed, to end up with one set of breakers on each floor.

Not all of the...
11-15-10, 07:00 PM
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Views: 1,512
Posted By rdhamm

Thanks guys... Have a great Week.

Thanks guys... Have a great Week.
11-15-10, 06:49 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

Thanks All Around Swell Guy

That is kindof the direction I was heading..until I saw the cost. The additional box and 100A breaker will double the cost won't it?
11-15-10, 06:34 PM
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Posted By rdhamm

Lots of options to wire an electric hot water booster

Hi there, I have an electric hot water heater that I need to wire. It requires 2 seperate 40 amp 220 breakers and a ground.

I have several options and am looking for the best one as to time and...
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Posted By rdhamm

Bypass

Cheese, perhaps we are not communicating as well as I thought.

I zip tied the plunger down on the switch. By doing this, the safety mechanism of ensuring that someone is in the seat is bypassed. ...
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Posted By rdhamm

Thanks again

cheese, I get that I can leave the zip ties in place if I want to bypass the safety mechanism. What would I need to replace if I want that safety measure in place? Is it just the switch, or is it...
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Posted By rdhamm

bypass worked!

Thanks very much. I used the zip tie suggestion - I had to carve small notches in the side of the switch so it would not slip off, but the plastic is soft so that was easy.

So, cheese, is this...
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Posted By rdhamm

Thanks

I have had this switch out several times and every time that I test it, it works. Is there a way to bypass it to see if that solves the issue? I have tried leaving it unplugged and putting a jumper...
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Posted By rdhamm

Intermittent Electrical issue with Craftsman Lawn Tractor 18.5 HP B&S engine

Hi there. I have been having a battle with this tractor for some time. Model 917.273634. I looked through existing posts and did not find this same symptom. Anyone else have this?

Sometimes it...
12-13-08, 06:33 AM
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Views: 2,136
Posted By rdhamm

Thanks for the explanation of 3 phase. So, every...

Thanks for the explanation of 3 phase. So, every 1/60th of a second, my devices are getting no power at all (the low point of the 120v sine wave). so, can super-slow mo instant replay catch the...
12-11-08, 11:24 AM
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Views: 2,136
Posted By rdhamm

Thanks furd

I have sent an email to eemax's technical support staff to ask them what I should do.

I hope that they won't ask me to buy another heater....I guess I could sell this one if I had to.


Thanks
12-11-08, 08:09 AM
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Views: 2,136
Posted By rdhamm

OP response, thanks and answers

The heater I have is from eemax, model number is EX200TC. I think that my wife bought it directly from them.
Here is a pic of the outside of the box, Sorry for the fuzziness. Click on the image...
12-10-08, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,136
Posted By rdhamm

Thanks so far...looking for more...

I have a recirc pump also on the list of to do's.

I cannot turn the water temperature up without scorching my daughter in her shower.

Pipe insulation is already done where it can be done. ...
12-10-08, 06:07 PM
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Views: 2,136
Posted By rdhamm

Question Electrical Hookup for Water Heater Booster

At least 3 years ago my wife bought a tankless water heater to boost the hot water on the far end of the house. I finally (long story) opened it up to see what it takes to install it. I discovered...
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