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Posted By Gunguy45

Sears is just rebranded from some major...

Sears is just rebranded from some major manufacturer. Possibly more than one depending on model.

I've installed a few some as far back as 20-25 years, and that gauge brace would never have been...
11-13-19, 10:06 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

If nothing else...I do it for resale. Some...

If nothing else...I do it for resale. Some people hate electric dryers and ranges (I'm one) and want gas (either NG or LPG). Adding it after the fact can be very expensive, but doing it when the...
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Posted By Gunguy45

Thats the standard bracket that comes with the...

Thats the standard bracket that comes with the opener. I always suggested to my customers that they buy a longer version that spanned the entire height of the top panel to help distribute the force....
11-10-19, 09:05 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

Just wondering...is the spa hardwired or does it...

Just wondering...is the spa hardwired or does it plug in with it's own GFCI on the plug? Do you mean the GFCI on the plug if it exists, or the GFCI outlet or breaker?

I agree, a GFCI shouldn't...
11-10-19, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

Wondering if this might be a non-US vid? That...

Wondering if this might be a non-US vid? That could be a common fitting elsewhere. No voiceover and no info on location.
11-09-19, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

I've done this on 3 doors...though all of them...

I've done this on 3 doors...though all of them had rolled edges at the top and bottom of the panels. How does yours not? Is it wood or metal? Could you maybe show a pic of the interior?

I just cut...
11-09-19, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

I've used a brass gun barrel cleaning brush...

I've used a brass gun barrel cleaning brush chucked in a drill to clean out the threads on many things. Just get one slightly larger than the bolt threads. I regular brass wire bush and some...
11-09-19, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

And what exactly are you asking? If you need a...

And what exactly are you asking? If you need a new door handle and mechanism and it's a Pella specific item or design...you'll need to contact Pella most likely. There may be some aftermarket parts...
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Posted By Gunguy45

There may not be many State laws, but there are...

There may not be many State laws, but there are Federal. If this was pure off road....might not be an issue. If you don't mind breaking the law...
11-02-19, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

BTW...OL on your meter probably means overload....

BTW...OL on your meter probably means overload. Or in the resistance setting...likely it means open circuit or no continuity.
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Posted By Gunguy45

The Pro's will tell you...you are better off...

The Pro's will tell you...you are better off using a primer over new sheetrock, mud, and tape. The primer/paint combos I've used are fine for repaints....but it's mostly just hype.

Use primer...
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Posted By Gunguy45

Picture say far more than words.....but no, it...

Picture say far more than words.....but no, it doesn't sound like the best practices were used. At least not in the rim joist attachment.
07-10-19, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

Ty...

Ty pj................................25................25
07-10-19, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Gunguy45

Any experience with Pioneer mini-splits?

Yes, I'm still out here.

So, title says it all. Seems these are small units sized just for small inlaw apartments or garages (my use) and other than an electrician to move the unused 120/240 for...
05-14-19, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Gunguy45

Thanks all! Like I said...sometimes I'm a bit...

Thanks all! Like I said...sometimes I'm a bit dense. I knew about the nipples...duh. Guess I'm just not focused....so much stuff going on..
05-13-19, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

Well, I guess I was just being a bit dense? Do I...

Well, I guess I was just being a bit dense? Do I have to use THHN wire or can I use romex type cable....since it's just being used for protection and not out in the elements? I imagine actually THHN...
05-12-19, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

I know I've seen it.....

Isn't there some sort of way to add outlets in common sense locations in a garage? Some sort of box you can screw over the typical in wall NC box, then run conduit (PVC or thin wall metal) around...
04-17-19, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

And with the last few comments...I think it has...

And with the last few comments...I think it has been fully addressed...closing the thread.
04-14-19, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

Lots of questions...and it appears you are not...

Lots of questions...and it appears you are not real familiar with electric work? There is no 220/110 in the US. It's 240/120 now. Adapters of any sort are not the best solution.

How many wires...
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Posted By Gunguy45

Just be sure to neutralize it and rinse well. ...

Just be sure to neutralize it and rinse well. And use rubber gloves and goggles. Even weak hydrochloric acid is hazardous, esp if it's being splashed around at all.
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Posted By Gunguy45

It may not be a problem at all. You'll need to...

It may not be a problem at all. You'll need to read the directions for install, but very likely you can drop the opener on metal strapping or braces made of angle and just adjust the opener arm to...
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Posted By Gunguy45

I would have to say no, based on the metal strut...

I would have to say no, based on the metal strut and no mention of labeling on the existing box.

Good news is, easy to replace with the correct type of box and brace....Here's one for install from...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-28-19, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

I remember my Dad taking the elements out of an...

I remember my Dad taking the elements out of an electric unit back when I was growing up and scraping the junk out every year or so.. Amazingly I still have the tea spoon he drilled a hole in and...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-28-19, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

Kettling Gas WH

Near 20 y/o water heater (date code Jun 99) in this rental I'm in. RheemGlas Fury 40 gal

Started kettle sounds when firing about 2 months ago. Decided to try a flush (yeah, I know...prob not a...
03-17-19, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Gunguy45

I missed the model...was hoping a diagram would...

I missed the model...was hoping a diagram would show some clips or screws that weren't obvious. Guess not enough detail that I can see....

I just went and looked at mine...and although a Hotpoint,...
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