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Remember an outhouse well, but not fondly. If...

Remember an outhouse well, but not fondly. If you ever used one,here's something to stir your memory. Just copy and paste to your browser.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyZcqnZ8aM8
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I agree with Jimmiee; the response time of the...

I agree with Jimmiee; the response time of the transmitter my not be adequate.
Ademco's #11 shock sensor is ancient technology and gave me many grey hairs (those I didn't pull out). IIRC, the...
06-27-20, 02:14 PM
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I anchored many safes and when the epoxy anchors...

I anchored many safes and when the epoxy anchors were introduced, I switched and never regretted it. Don't remember ever having a complaint about a chem-stud pulling loose. I recommend moving the...
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They are available. Search for Tail Pieces for...

They are available. Search for Tail Pieces for Schlage B162. The ones I found may need to be shortened.

CYLINDER INSTALLATION TIP:

Put the key in your pocket.
Extend deadbolt.
Install...
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Yes, E10 is limited to 5mA output. They call for...

Yes, E10 is limited to 5mA output. They call for the Napco WL1, which I never used. Pretty I used the Altronix RBSNTTL which is probably similar. Pay close attention to the suggested wiring diagrams...
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Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but it...

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but it appears the board you got does not support “beep on key press”. For whatever reason, the feature has been deleted or blocked. That’s why that bit is marked...
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And it won't hurt to mark the new battery...

And it won't hurt to mark the new battery "Replace No Later Than Month/Year". 3 maybe 4 years is what you can reasonably expect from a Sealed Lead Acid battery.
The battery is like most 90 year old...
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Sounds like they used telephone cable which has...

Sounds like they used telephone cable which has solid conductors. Small gauge solid conductors were not my first choice where there was a possibility of vibration or flexing.

Wiring is usually...
05-22-19, 04:31 AM
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Oh I believe you fully on batteries in the COLD. ...

Oh I believe you fully on batteries in the COLD. Why do automotive batteries specify Cold Cranking Amps? Because in really cold temperatures, the battery's ability to provide power is reduced. Why...
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Many (if not most) individual LEDs operate at 3-5...

Many (if not most) individual LEDs operate at 3-5 VDC. Despite what the website says, I doubt very seriously they operate directly from 220 VAC. They can be made to operate at different voltage by...
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