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11-29-19, 08:52 AM
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Posted By fitz70

Hello. First off, there is no such thing as sound...

Hello. First off, there is no such thing as sound *proofing*. Only sound transmission LOSS measured in db. In your case, "decoupled mass" is your friend. However, structural sound transmission has...
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Views: 138
Posted By fitz70

well water pressure pulsates, pump loses prime

Hello everyone. I have a water well, of which the pump and tank are located in a concrete bunker in the ground. I don't know much about these systems, but I have learned quite a bit over time. I...
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By fitz70

Compressor pressure problems

Hello everyone. Got a question regarding a compressor tank pressure rating and the pump.

I own a Ingorsol Rand 60 gal 3hp compressor with a vertical dual cylinder pump. Last year the pump froze...
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Views: 303
Posted By fitz70

New T8 LED fixture build questions

Hello everyone. I have some questions regarding the replacement of the T12 fluorescent bulbs in my shop 4 bulb fixtures with new direct replacement LED bulbs. I have 6 of these fixtures to upgrade....
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Views: 570
Posted By fitz70

Hi guys. End of story. Went to HF and bought...

Hi guys. End of story. Went to HF and bought their 3hp pump. Looks great. Also bought 2yr replacement warranty, and 2 quarts of their compressor oil to break it in. Then I'll just use SAE 30.

And...
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Views: 570
Posted By fitz70

Hi guys. Wow. Thanks for the replies. ...

Hi guys. Wow. Thanks for the replies.


Boy, are you right!! It's actually ridiculous.
Ok, since starting this thread, a lot has transpired, mostly by contact with Ingersoll Rand in Detroit,...
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Views: 570
Posted By fitz70

Angry Crap. After researching this pump... looks like...

Crap. After researching this pump... looks like it needs a FOUR hp motor.

http://************/y8mm8cxr

dang.
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By fitz70

Ingersoll Rand Compressor Pump replacement question

Hello everyone. I have an Ingersoll Rand SS3 3hp 60 Compressor that needs a new pump. After researching rebuilding the existing pum,p, it became apparent most of the parts are not available...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-12-17, 06:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

If bad luck was weather, I'd be the Great Red...

If bad luck was weather, I'd be the Great Red Spot on Jupiter. Case in point. I'm laying on the floor, with a spotlight laying down in the joist cavity to see what I'm doing. And what I'm doing is...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-12-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

:eek::eek:#$#@^%*%&(*O(%%$%#...

:eek::eek:#$#@^%*%&(*O(%%$%# ?Arrrrgggggggggggrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

ALMOST MADE A MASSIVE MISTAKE!! I measured a dimension from the edge of the cutout to the gas line centerling. Unfortunately, when I...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-12-17, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

As a quickie.. here's the final plan. I did this...

As a quickie.. here's the final plan. I did this to ensure I didn't forget anything.
http://i1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh504/generalwarrant/Final%20with%20Filter_zps3b2affwo.jpg...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-12-17, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Hello Allan. Thanks so much. Now I understand. A...

Hello Allan. Thanks so much. Now I understand. A *one way filter*. Ok, I'll be back. Got a ton of sketchups to show. Had to plan this out in detail as there was so much to this, I didn't want to...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-10-17, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Hahahahahahahaha.. good god. I know the feeling...

Hahahahahahahaha.. good god. I know the feeling when you go.. "what the **** were these dimwits thinking"
Forum: Water Heaters
11-10-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Hi guys. Well, it's been one hell of a week...

Hi guys. Well, it's been one hell of a week getting things ready for this install. Got lots to show, but no time right now. However, I have an important question. This water heater has something on...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-06-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Hello AllanJ . Well, I'm already beyond most of...

Hello AllanJ . Well, I'm already beyond most of your concerns. Mostly solve the problems.. at least in theory. Thanks for your input. Look for updated pics and Sketchups to see how I am solving this.
Forum: Water Heaters
11-06-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Hi guys. Ok, got a comedy of errors story from...

Hi guys. Ok, got a comedy of errors story from hell.:o

But first things first.
CasualJoe said:


WHOA!!! I can't believe it. This isn't my usual luck. Turns out, the unit IS an AO Smith!...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-04-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Ok guys, I bit the bullet and went ahead and...

Ok guys, I bit the bullet and went ahead and bought that water heater at Lowes. Left me broke but..oh well. Trying to fix this old one was ...well, let's just call it... dumb. I barely had enough...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-04-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

:eek: :eek: Holy mother of inflation. Bought 2...

:eek: :eek: Holy mother of inflation. Bought 2 pcs 3/4" x 60" copper pipe, (2) 3/4" unions, (4) 3/4" female threaded adapters, and a bag of (10) 90deg elbows, and a small reel of Lead free solder,...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-03-17, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Hi again guys. Well, as luck would have it, my...

Hi again guys. Well, as luck would have it, my daughter-in-law works at Lowes, and she just told me they have a discontinued 40gal Water Heater on sale real cheap. However, before I buy it, I tried...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-02-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Hi again PJ. I suspect the same thing. Although,...

Hi again PJ. I suspect the same thing. Although, it seemed like this happened very quickly. Two months ago I had to turn the temp DOWN. But now, even adjusted to FULL HOT.. water is luke warm,. And...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-01-17, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

:eek:*slaps forehead* OH. MY. GOD. *blood...

:eek:*slaps forehead* OH. MY. GOD. *blood rushes to face* *feels like total moron*:o

Someone please slap me back to my senses. God it sucks getting old.:o . :wall:

Hello Fudd. I am soooooo...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-01-17, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Hi again Pjmax. No, nothing is capped off. Only...

Hi again Pjmax. No, nothing is capped off. Only thing on top is the cold water input, and I think an anode fitting. And you are right. Hot output at the bottom seems ridiculous if hot water rises...
Forum: Water Heaters
11-01-17, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Hi PJmax. Thanks for replying. Yeah, me too. ...

Hi PJmax. Thanks for replying. Yeah, me too. However, I went ahead and researched both dip tubes and thermostats. After reading a repair blog, I found out, normally, a manufacturer puts the year...
Forum: Water Heaters
10-31-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By fitz70

Propane water heater-water temp is lukewarm

Hello everyone. I'm having a issue with my Propane water heater. The name on the heater says SATELLITE SEALED SYSTEM. The model is SCI-30-ND14. Ok, now the problem.
One month ago, I had plenty...
09-27-17, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By fitz70

Thanks for the reply PJmax. That's what I...

Thanks for the reply PJmax. That's what I thought... at first. But I Just called the propane company. They asked me if the MAIN shut off at the tank was open. I checked. Dumb ass guy who swapped...
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