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08-02-20, 11:45 PM
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Posted By Marq1

Id adjust some to remove the gap, you dont want...

Id adjust some to remove the gap, you dont want to compress insulation but the gap isnt doing anything!
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By XSleeper

Looks like a laminate top. You can do that...

Looks like a laminate top. You can do that yourself by getting the laminate and gluing it on. Formica and WilsonArt are 2 main brands. They have dozens if not hundreds of colors and patterns to...
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Fred_C_Dobbs

1. I buy a lot of used electronic stuff that has...

1. I buy a lot of used electronic stuff that has no moving parts, like cell phones, so long as it comes with at least a limited warranty. My theory is that if it'll do what I've bought it for when it...
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

The issue might be more of a bandwidth issue than...

The issue might be more of a bandwidth issue than wifi signal. The more devices that are using the internet connection the slower things will get until there is packet loss and buffering. Especially...
07-14-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By headbanger783

I found the issue. There was a second low...

I found the issue. There was a second low voltage wire leading to a single light that was lodged in mud under the deck. Looks like an animal had chewed through the wire. Since it was all buried...
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Dixie2012

I agree with Mark that prices on both vary...

I agree with Mark that prices on both vary greatly. It just depends on how good of quality product you want. There's very cheap & very expensive in both.
Also, with tires, sizes often dictates...
07-12-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By pattenp

The OP needs to clarify better the layout. Seems...

The OP needs to clarify better the layout. Seems to be to much ambiguous information.
At least I'm confused.
07-12-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Marq1

Personally I'd get the flashlight out and find...

Personally I'd get the flashlight out and find that model number and find the manual and see what it says but that's just me!
07-11-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By joed

They are both the ground and the neutral. In the...

They are both the ground and the neutral. In the main panel they are the same point. In a sub panel they are separated.
07-11-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By AllanJ

You may replace an existing 2 prong receptacle...

You may replace an existing 2 prong receptacle unit with a ground fault circuit interrupter receptacle unit that has 3 prong receptacles. Put a label "no equipment ground" on it.

It is against...
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Marq1

Latex paints are not good, get them clean (sand...

Latex paints are not good, get them clean (sand blast) prime and paint with Rustoleum primers and paint and your good!
07-11-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By roughneck77

Do them a favor. Shut off the air conditioner and...

Do them a favor. Shut off the air conditioner and only run the blower to thaw the coil. This will save the tech time when they get there. You can’t diagnose a unit while it’s frozen like that.
07-07-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By CasualJoe

I would be interested in how many amps are being...

I would be interested in how many amps are being drawn on that circuit when both the TV and A-C are both running. Make sure the A-C compressor is running when you measure the amperage. Would also...
06-15-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Geochurchi

Hi, your new switch is a 3 way, return it and get...

Hi, your new switch is a 3 way, return it and get a single pole, the 2 black wires that were under the same screw should be wire nutted together with a pigtail, one conductor to each screw terminal...
06-14-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By pcboss

You may need to add a ground bar and move some...

You may need to add a ground bar and move some grounding conductors over to it.
06-13-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By XSleeper

Ledger attachment is possible but would likely...

Ledger attachment is possible but would likely need to be designed by an architect and approved by an engineer's stamp in order to be approved by your building inspector. You will need permits for...
06-12-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Pilot Dane

I bought the 5'000 btu AC for my trailer, new for...

I bought the 5'000 btu AC for my trailer, new for $60 at the end of season last year. I would not go to the expense and labor of trying to recharge a window AC.

I have had it done a couple times...
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By marksr

There is a shop downtown that custom builds...

There is a shop downtown that custom builds hydraulic hoses which is where I used to go to get hydraulic hoses for my tractor until TSC started selling ones that would fit. They could put together a...
06-12-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Marq1

Self leveling is a cement product, if it does not...

Self leveling is a cement product, if it does not have a solid foundation then it will eventually break up.

So how big of an area, how much is it off by, and what is the manufactures max level...
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By J Reese

Help determining ceiling fan box or not

Hi all,

Would love some help determining if the two boxeswboxes currently have installed would support a ceiling fan or not. Pics attached...
06-11-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By joecaption

No way would I try and stick anything down the...

No way would I try and stick anything down the line to soak it up!
One easy way would be to adapt one end of the line to fit a male air line fitting, disconnect the line to the fire place and try...
06-11-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By the_tow_guy

If I read you right, what you are doing is...

If I read you right, what you are doing is probably at best illegal and at worst potentially fatal for PoCo workers.

Your hookup method is referred to by electricians as a "suicide cable" for good...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-11-20, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By stickshift

Another factor is how much flow you can get for a...

Another factor is how much flow you can get for a given or max rise on the heater - starting at 17 C and the subtracting that from the actual temperature you want the water leaving the unit gives...
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By PJmax

Everybody has their own story with OTA HD...

Everybody has their own story with OTA HD signals. The signals are basically line of sight and anything in between can block the signal. I have never had good luck with antennas in an attic unless...
Replies: 30
Views: 744
Posted By PJmax

Basic motion sensors don't actually detect...

Basic motion sensors don't actually detect movement. They detect heat. They're called PIR's. Passive infrared sensors. The higher end models called Tritechs detect heat and actual motion thru...
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