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12-11-14, 08:57 AM
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Posted By mummy

Not at all, very basic for 440W or there abouts.

Not at all, very basic for 440W or there abouts.
12-10-14, 04:53 PM
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Posted By mummy

So your saying it has GFCI type circuitry in it?

So your saying it has GFCI type circuitry in it?
12-10-14, 01:36 PM
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Posted By mummy

UPS - Overload Neutral?

I bought a new UPS made by apc. It has a led on it to denote when a "building wiring fault" has occurred. The manual mentions reversed polarity, missing ground and overloaded neutral???

I...
12-01-14, 01:32 PM
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Posted By mummy

righty tighty lefty loosey

Im going to really come off like an idiot on this one.

I have real trouble when tightening threaded pipe plumbing. Righty tighty left loosey I keep that mantra in mind. However, I get easily...
11-25-14, 07:10 AM
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Posted By mummy

gas valve leak test

Long story short, I applied gas leak solution to the small port where a technician would hook up a manometer to the gas valve. No leak detected. I quickly dabbed the connection with a napkin to...
11-21-14, 12:37 PM
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Posted By mummy

Thanks my son is going to give it a go this...

Thanks my son is going to give it a go this weekend. Until then the exhaust is running up the side of the house. Is that hot stuff? Will that cause heat damage?
11-20-14, 03:58 PM
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Posted By mummy

Car vs. Furnace Flue

My daughter was backing out of the driveway and veered a bit and took out the furnace exhaust pvc pipes on the side of the house. Lucky she wasn't hurt nor was the house or the vehicle. The pipes...
11-20-14, 05:20 AM
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Posted By mummy

Furnace water noise

When my furnace first starts, the inducer begins to run. At that point, for a few moments, I can hear water droplets either in the vent/drain/inducer. It sounds like pinging of ice crystals kind of...
11-15-14, 03:46 PM
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Posted By mummy

Hi again. That's interesting, what your reasoning?

Hi again. That's interesting, what your reasoning?
11-15-14, 01:55 PM
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Posted By mummy

Thanks Handyone. Maybe I was being a little...

Thanks Handyone.

Maybe I was being a little dramatic, now that I think of it , it wasn't 4"... removing that one strap I would say it dropped an inch because putting the new strap on with 1"...
11-15-14, 11:49 AM
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Posted By mummy

What about when I lower the pipe slightly and I...

What about when I lower the pipe slightly and I cant get it back in the exact spot it was once in? Perhaps like I cannot use the old nail holes for my screws?

Is it OK to strap it elsewhere? Or...
11-15-14, 10:59 AM
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Posted By mummy

The old straps were secured to the joists with...

The old straps were secured to the joists with flat topped nails. If I use screws, is it possible to reef down to hard on the screws and crush, kink or split the gas pipe (black iron) with the...
11-15-14, 07:58 AM
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Posted By mummy

Gas Line Strapping question

I am getting some vibration thru the floor joists where my 1" gas line is attached too. My plan was to remove the nailed in straps (at 8' intervals) one at a time with a pry bar. I would lower the...
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Posted By mummy

Isolation ducting

I had a new furnace installed. They used the existing ductwork, except for the return portion where the filter is inserted.

I do not have isolation ducting (like you would see on the supply and...
10-31-14, 01:54 PM
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Posted By mummy

I am not certain if this is an issue in regards...

I am not certain if this is an issue in regards to grounding, wear on the pipe from transfer from floor above or some other reason....
10-31-14, 01:42 PM
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Posted By mummy

conduit jungle

My basement ceiling is really crowded with 1/2 and 3/4" emt. Many of the conduits, from different circuits, are actually touching. So of it isn't so plumb either, seems they had difficulty routing...
10-29-14, 10:01 AM
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Posted By mummy

Flux Corrosion

I noticed whoever soldered the lines under my sink did not bother to wipe down his connections, there is green and white buildup on the joints. You can tell he didn't wipe the flux as there is some...
10-26-14, 03:50 PM
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Posted By mummy

Thanks for replying guys. Its been about 8 hours...

Thanks for replying guys. Its been about 8 hours and it appears OK, we would like to go to sleep soon but of course, we are nervous.

I was searching around on the internet and some folks say time...
10-26-14, 09:15 AM
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Posted By mummy

solder joint - when to call it good?

I made some 3/4" copper elbows. No leaks upon pressurization. Its been an hour or two only though...

how long before you guys call it good?
Do they tend to leak immediately or wait to surprise...
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Posted By mummy

Thank you both. Im contemplating changing 2...

Thank you both.

Im contemplating changing 2 faucet supplies actually.

I notice whoever hooked up my dishwasher used Teflon tape on the connection between the staineless supply line and the...
10-22-14, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By mummy

Got it, thanks. I wasn't sure if there was such a...

Got it, thanks. I wasn't sure if there was such a thing. I would make it up with a little dope and call it good.
10-22-14, 04:09 AM
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Views: 842
Posted By mummy

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10-21-14, 11:20 AM
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Posted By mummy

I don't want to cap the valve. I want to remove...

I don't want to cap the valve. I want to remove the valve and cap the sweated male adapter.
10-21-14, 10:21 AM
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Views: 842
Posted By mummy

Cap male adapter.

I have a cabinet that used to have a dishwasher hooked up. I like to remove the old stop valve which is screwed into a male adapter (Im guessing 1/2"). Can I thread a cap onto the male adapter? And...
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Posted By mummy

faucet supply lines?

I have 1/2" pipe under sink. I believe the brasscraft valves are 1/2 compression to 3/8 compression. I am unclear what supply lines I need... what is the size that connects at the faucet?
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