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03-09-07, 05:54 PM
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Posted By jascooper

Smile Got my juice back!!!

Well, I have my power back. I do know why, but the circuit for my bedroom passes through the kitchen, and is used to power one 24 watt fluorescent fixture. None of the other outlets, fixtures or...
03-07-07, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,430
Posted By jascooper

> If you did not perform this task it is either...

> If you did not perform this task it is either because you did not know that you should, or because your were too lazy to do so. I will have some sympathy for you in the former case, and absolutely...
03-07-07, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,430
Posted By jascooper

Unhappy Clarification Needed

I did not choose not to follow the advice I was given, but you should understand that I'm not entirely sure what is supposed to be checked. I also don't understand why it is my fault if I don't know...
03-03-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,430
Posted By jascooper

Screwy Circuit Driving Me Nuts!!!

I'm reviving this thread, because althoug the problem temporarily went away, it's back and spreading...

I was having a problem that was previously limited to part of a circuit, but is now...
02-13-07, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,430
Posted By jascooper

Angry Hot Ground Reverse

I turned on my light tonight and a few minutes later it shut of. After a few minutes it came back on but the shut off again. This happened a few times then they shut off completely. The circuit...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,563
Posted By jascooper

Too confusing...

Now you're getting me confused. Indirect? 3 Pass? I downloaded the Slantfin program, but it's just adding to the confusion.

I'm just trying to get an idea of how much it would cost me to replace...
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Views: 3,563
Posted By jascooper

Boiler Replacement?

Okay, since I've probably used up my luck with my frozen pipe incident, maybe I shouldn't push it trying to replace the gasket. What should I be looking at in replacing my boiler?

What I've got...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,563
Posted By jascooper

Heat Exchanger Gasket Replacement

Now that I'm past my frozen pipe calamity, I need to work on replacing my heat exchanger gasket. I've included a link to a picture.

Can this be done easily enough if I can solder pipes?

Is it a...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By jascooper

> what means are you using to thaw inaccesible...

> what means are you using to thaw inaccesible pipes. I've heard of using an
> arc welder to thaw pipes. ever heard of this?

That's what I heard they do to thaw the pipes, but I also heard that...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By jascooper

Thumbs up I got my heat back..... ...

I got my heat back.....

WHOOPEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!

Temps got up into the upper twenties, and the sun was shining. I got home, opened teh valves, bled the system, and all seems cool. No flood that I...
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Views: 1,706
Posted By jascooper

Thanks for the replies. My boiler pressure...

Thanks for the replies.

My boiler pressure is around 12#. I even opened up the automatic feeder to increase the pressure to ~30#, but it didn't help. Luckily the downstairs zone is working okay,...
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Views: 1,706
Posted By jascooper

I don't have pictures handy, but here are some...

I don't have pictures handy, but here are some clues:

The system is a a New Yorker boiler with a Beckett burner. There are two zones, one for the main floor and one for the basement. They both...
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Views: 1,706
Posted By jascooper

Frozen Pipes?

I lost heat in one of my two zones the other night (oil/hot water baseboard). The oil service company says it's a frozen pipe since little water is draining from the system. They said I should get a...
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By jascooper

I think one of the issues to consider is the lack...

I think one of the issues to consider is the lack of an industry standard. If I'm not mistaken, with most new routers with > g speeds and range you have to get an associated adapter for your PC of...
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By jascooper

I'm no expert, so take everything I say with a...

I'm no expert, so take everything I say with a grain of salt. Are you using the router wirelessly or are your 8 computers hardwired? There are network storage devices that would accomplish your...
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By jascooper

The WRT55AG router has been returned. I've been...

The WRT55AG router has been returned. I've been reading a lot of bad reviews of all brands of A+G routers. I don't understand why the Media Center Extender isn't built with a 108mbps 802.11g format...
06-23-05, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,055
Posted By jascooper

Solid copper. I got a piece of 12 and 14 gauge...

Solid copper. I got a piece of 12 and 14 gauge for comparison. Looks like 14 at the circuit breaker. I haven't checked the outlet boxes yet, but have to assume it will be 14 gauge too.
06-22-05, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,055
Posted By jascooper

Yeah, I'm sure it's 10 amp. I was the one who put...

Yeah, I'm sure it's 10 amp. I was the one who put it in, and it's clearly marked on the face of it.

I replace a GFCI breaker that was bad (or at least I thought it was bad) with the 10 amp...
06-22-05, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,055
Posted By jascooper

Thanks for all the advice. Although I could...

Thanks for all the advice. Although I could afford the $54, I hate the fact that the breaker I need is the only one that costs that much. Every other GFCI or AFCI breaker is <$32. I'd also like to...
06-21-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,055
Posted By jascooper

Existing circuit. Had a GFCI circuit breaker that...

Existing circuit. Had a GFCI circuit breaker that failed and was replaced with a standard breaker. Last week one of the outlets on the ciruict failed (open neutral) and I'm trying to get the circuit...
06-21-05, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,055
Posted By jascooper

The circuit covers a bathroom outlet, bathroom...

The circuit covers a bathroom outlet, bathroom lighting, and 4 outdoor outlets.

Are you saying that I would only need one GFCI receptacle to cover the whole circuit? What if there are multiple...
06-21-05, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,055
Posted By jascooper

GFCI vs. Arc Fault

What is the difference between GFCI and Arc Fault circuit breakers, or actually do Arc Fault breakers also act as GFCI? I went to buy a GFCI at Lowe's for my Square D load center. It was ~$32, but...
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By jascooper

Done it all. We're way past that. I just...

Done it all. We're way past that.

I just don't understand why a router would somehow be eating up bandwidth. There is no problem with the cable modem. It works with everything else but the Linksys...
06-18-05, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By jascooper

No, the AC is 120. We're talking about only one...

No, the AC is 120. We're talking about only one circuit (if you consider being controlled by one circuit breaker as being a circuit). I flipped off the circuit breaker and checked all outlets and...
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By jascooper

Unhappy Need a Router Expert

Have I got a tough one to solve. I have a Linksys WRT55AG v2 router. I am trying to use it for my broadband connection (cable - download via cable, upload via dialup using Surfboard SB3100D modem). ...
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