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Forum: Water Heaters
05-15-19, 02:36 PM
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Posted By searcherrr

Ya’ll give up on me? Lol Do you need...

Ya’ll give up on me? Lol

Do you need photos?

what do i need to do?
Forum: Water Heaters
05-12-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By searcherrr

It has an auto electric pilot light. I never...

It has an auto electric pilot light.

I never thought about it having a fan but I guess it could because at times I hear it blowing a torch sound when it is trying to reheat the water however I...
Forum: Water Heaters
05-11-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By searcherrr

Water not hot sometimes but then normal other times

We have been having a problem with our hot water heater off and on where the water won't be as hot like it used to or it will be hot until it fills up half the tub and then the rest of the way it...
05-12-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,039
Posted By searcherrr

Exclamation Just to be sure you and I are talking the same...

Just to be sure you and I are talking the same lingo - "Main Disconnect" = "Main Principal Breaker box in the Mobile Home" ??? CORRECT???

If that is correct above, "Main Principal Breaker Box or...
05-12-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,039
Posted By searcherrr

Question Proper AWG for Aluminum Service Entrace GROUND cable when using 4/0 hots/neutral

We have a little project that has caused a lot of problems because the person that did the SE (service entrance) cable initially cut corners, didn't glue pipe ends together and forced pipes to move...
07-30-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 33,440
Posted By searcherrr

Question Sorry to scare everyone. Been a while since I...

Sorry to scare everyone. Been a while since I referred to my cable gauges and noted the right terms.

I forgot that #4 is different than #4/0 - lol - Big difference. I don't even know the correct...
07-26-15, 01:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 33,440
Posted By searcherrr

Question Wire Gauge Size 100 AMP Service From Meter box to Main Breaker Box - Mobile Home

We are at the end of a mobile home trailer move and I'm not entirely sure who I'm dealing with is giving me the right information, so I turn to you guys who've always done me right in the past.
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12-20-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,809
Posted By searcherrr

Cool Thanks guys. Dead short huh... hmmmm... ...

Thanks guys. Dead short huh... hmmmm...

Correct - the culter hammer 20a is NOT a GFCI or AFCI - its a regular breaker

All I can tell you is that the breaker is right for the panel. I confirmed...
12-20-14, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,809
Posted By searcherrr

Question GFCI on Timer not providing power and tripping 20a breaker at panel when RESET

Ok, very tired and its nearly 3am.... so I apologize if I don't catch everything you guys need to help me out, but here goes.

New Christmas light outdoor circuit - 4 outlets total
12/2 awg cable...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,490
Posted By searcherrr

:( Never finished it in time for Christmas. :(...

:( Never finished it in time for Christmas. :( Holiday events and shopping etc.. prep for Christmas day and mostly awful weather the entire month of December just kept pushing me back.... not to...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By searcherrr

Oh.... I was stuck thinking of not wanting to add...

Oh.... I was stuck thinking of not wanting to add more wire nuts/connections into the circuit, but I guess it doesn't matter as long as I get the right light output. I see what you are saying now.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By searcherrr

LOL Mr Awesome. Ever since then... lol.... the...

LOL Mr Awesome. Ever since then... lol.... the lights have been coming on 95% of the time. LOL

PJmax - I would've never believed that about the lighting output difference on lower wattage. Well,...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By searcherrr

Question So, I throw a weight belt at the light fixture...

So, I throw a weight belt at the light fixture and the flourescent (new ones) tubes turn on..... Now most of the time i flip the light switch and the tubes turn on, but maybe 30% of the time they...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By searcherrr

I fixed the issue staying at T12's, but replacing...

I fixed the issue staying at T12's, but replacing all 4 tubes with NEW ones.

All 4 lights then came on dependably every time...... but then tonight I tripped a breaker off of apparently a measly...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,490
Posted By searcherrr

22678 what tha hell is this long beam doing...

22678

what tha hell is this long beam doing here? i see absolutely no purpose to it. it sits on top of the 2x12 joists and is nailed into all of them at each joist top. has the 2x4 left of it in...
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Views: 1,894
Posted By searcherrr

I mean i can see where the bulbs clip/snap in,...

I mean i can see where the bulbs clip/snap in, but and I can slightly move the plastic connector with the metal connection points in them ... side to side, but I don't see how I can remove them...
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Views: 1,894
Posted By searcherrr

Ok. Well, so you don't think that I can get new...

Ok. Well, so you don't think that I can get new T12's to match the other new T12's and see if all 4 tubes will come on?

or

do I just need to go ahead and convert to T8 32 watts to get it to...
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Views: 1,894
Posted By searcherrr

Question 1 of 2 flourescent light fixtures of same circuit will not turn on the light

Two flourescent light fixtures in garage, each with 2 quantity 4 foot long flourescent light bulb tubes, each fixture has a ballast pack in them. 1 has never lit up in 20 years. Last night I messed...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,490
Posted By searcherrr

Talking the thought of adding more work to this project...

the thought of adding more work to this project is pretty mind numbing. i really like the timer idea and i'm glad u showed me that, but i didnt want to have to rerun the cable in some weird way. i...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,490
Posted By searcherrr

Thanks for the great replies, except for the mind...

Thanks for the great replies, except for the mind reader part. :)

TO respond to questions asked:

1. I ran the line tonight and forgot to include the attic outlet and switch, so I'm NOT redoing...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,490
Posted By searcherrr

Talking Why do I need GFCI in the attic? Just curious. ...

Why do I need GFCI in the attic? Just curious.

Is it ok to do this?

Circuit line-up from Main Breaker Box to Last outlet on the christmas light circuit:

1. First stop is to the attic for an...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,490
Posted By searcherrr

i have many inline timers (2 prong) i was going...

i have many inline timers (2 prong) i was going to use along the extension cords. i have one big timer that stakes into the ground and has six outlets and a led screen and all that jazz. that should...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,490
Posted By searcherrr

Question New Outdoor Christmas Lighting Circuit: 20A/12AWG or 15A/14AWG wiring

I want to run a new circuit to the last space available in our main breaker box in our house. I would like to put 3 outdoor outlets under the front house soffit (2 on ends of house and 1 in the...
10-25-13, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,725
Posted By searcherrr

Exclamation I guess I'm not being clear enough..... ...

I guess I'm not being clear enough.....

Whether it is a cable box, tv, hair dryer, accessory or other appliance....leaf blower at the back door outlet... the commonality is always that the light...
10-24-13, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,725
Posted By searcherrr

I will follow what Ray said, but I maintain its...

I will follow what Ray said, but I maintain its not the equipment. I believe this house is just not wired well by best practices. I have another problem elsewhere with an outlet in the living room as...
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