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07-24-10, 04:53 PM
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What BTUs should I get?

I have a 15X18 (270sq ft) room. I believe my pick would be 10,000 BTUs. But my ceiling is 11' high. Should I be getting the 12,000 BTUs instead or height of ceiling does not matter? Thanks.
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You are right, it is a three way switch...

You are right, it is a three way switch wirepuller38. But still don't know how to switch it around the other way.
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rich3236 -Thank you for you reply. When I flip...

rich3236 -Thank you for you reply. When I flip switch A down (down position), it comes ON. Then I flip switch B - it stays ON instead of going OFF. It "blinks" or "flickers" once like it wants to go...
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Light switch is backward

I think I'm having an OCD issue with the light switch :-). I have a ceiling light that is controled by two switches; in the living room (switch A) and in the entrance, which I don't use (switch B). ...
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Posted By tonykwong

Brand of Motor Oil

I have a Forester with 100k miles. I changed the oil every 3000 miles with Castrol brand 10-40w. The price of motor oil costed $12 now for an oil change. That's $3 a quart. Can I buy an off brand?...
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Posted By tonykwong

Good point! Thanks

Good point! Thanks
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CEL states catalytic converter

Check Engine Light Code states catalytic converter not meet emission specification. I took it to my mechanic and he told me it cost too much to replace and not needed for awhile at the state and city...
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Thanks for the info. Will get 630 CCA size 24.

Thanks for the info. Will get 630 CCA size 24.
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Battery sizes?

I have a 91 Mazda B2600i. The battery I have 22-26 sizes range with 630cca. I purchased a 24 group size but is a little small for the brackets that secure the battery. I can secure it with something...
12-05-07, 11:52 PM
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John Nelson and racraft. Thank you for your help....

John Nelson and racraft. Thank you for your help. The problem was from the main line. When the power company came the first time to fix the down line, they never check the transformer side. The...
12-04-07, 07:16 PM
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An electrician came out and checked my fuse box....

An electrician came out and checked my fuse box. 250 from the main to the house. Ground wires were fine. He even took my working microwave outside and connected to his breaker box to rule out a bad...
12-03-07, 02:27 PM
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Posted By tonykwong

Problem after a electrical repair

A down tree came down on my house overhead power wire and pulled the main wire(s) that goes into the fuse box. (I didn't noticed this until the next day because my house still have power.) The power...
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Yes, the cable was adjusted. All springs are...

Yes, the cable was adjusted. All springs are aligned. It still continues to spin. I can assume the v-belt is too tight. I can't do any more adjustment. It is at the end of the adjustment bolt on the...
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Belt tension on Trimmer mower

I am replacing a broken belt on a DR trimer mower. The belt requires v-belt 4L450, (from the manual) which I'd purchased. After installation, the mower continues to rotate after I disengaged the...
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moisture outside of tank

Is it normal to have condensation or water droplets on the lower 1/3 of the tank? I'd never noticed that before. The tank is inside of a 4x4x10 "house." The pipes and pressure gauge is also having a...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-26-07, 08:08 PM
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Posted By tonykwong

WH button reset twice

Read some previous post. Likely my thermostat than the elements. My 3 questions are - Should I pull the elements out vs buying a ohm meter (??? is that correct?) to test the elements? Second, is...
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This morning I found the psi at 64psi instead of...

This morning I found the psi at 64psi instead of 42psi. It now kicks on at 62 and cut off at 64. (it is now the opposite of my original problem) I did played with the big bolt but didn't cause and...
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I emptied the tank again. This time it only took...

I emptied the tank again. This time it only took less then 10 seconds to empty. Is that normal? The psi was at 38 when emptied. Turn it back on and it shut off at 42psi instead of 60psi, again. I...
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Tank psi cut off at 39

My tank is set at 40/60 and was set at 38psi. (cut off at 60 and cut in at 40) I noticed it stays at 38-41psi. When checked after drainage the pressure was only 13psi. I then increased back to 38psi....
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New Guy - I agreed with you. I wouldn't risk my...

New Guy - I agreed with you. I wouldn't risk my life over a stuck vehicle. I do have AAA but some time is just easier to do it yourself. The_Tow_Guy - I hope I don't need to be pulled out. Out of...
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Recovery straps

Few days ago, I'd post a question in regards to tow rope or chain. I was able to get my car out of the ditch without any difficulties. I used a 14' tow rope with hooks at each ends. I was fortunate...
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Posted By tonykwong

Purchase Tow Rope or Chains

I need to tow my car out of the ditch. I search on-line about tow ropes. How do I know what "strength" I need. My Forester weights about 3000lbs. Tow ropes has many rating. Pulling, towing, and...
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new rings ??

I was told my chainsaw compression??? was low and cause the saw not to start. The dealer told me I needed to replace my rings. Does not sound correct? Few days later, I found out my friend put...
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Views: 1,327
Posted By tonykwong

Thank you both Axis and 30yearTech. Great info...

Thank you both Axis and 30yearTech. Great info and well explained.
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Posted By tonykwong

mixed gas and ratio

I had my chainsaw repaired and am planning to remix fresh gas with oil. ratio of 1:50. I didn't know what to do with the old mixed gas and I was told it was ok to pure it into my mower that uses...
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