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Followup question: (Dont mean to hijack the...

Followup question:
(Dont mean to hijack the thread. Remove if necessary)
How sensitive are newer furnaces/boilers with spark ignition (no pilot light)?
I replaced my old natural gas boiler with a...
08-17-20, 01:21 PM
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Question about electrical box with "Madison Bars"

Trying to remove a 4 gang metal elec box.
Apparently it is held in with "Madison Bars". (never seen those before, but found a pic online)
So, if I remove the switches, loosen the wiring, and bend...
01-03-20, 02:54 PM
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Looking For Elec.Input Specs For Weil McClain CGa-4 Boiler

Have a Weil McClain CGa-4 gas boiler 105,000BTU input.
Would like to have a backup generator. Because of the electronic spark ignition I assume it would be preferable to have a inverter generator....
10-16-19, 07:03 PM
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Sorry to hijack this thread, but I have some what...

Sorry to hijack this thread, but I have some what the same question.

Just got a new boiler installed. About all I need is power to run the circulator and power to the thermostats aquastats to open...
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Weird ceiling light question

The ceiling light in a bedroom has two bulbs. One is incandescent, the other is a compact fluorescent. The incandescent burned out. The fluorescent blinks, with the switch off !?!
I replaced the...
07-11-19, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Skramy

Here is what you need. Maybe. My Pellas were...

Here is what you need. Maybe.
My Pellas were still under warranty. Someone came out and replaced the "catch". (not sure if that is the proper name. could not find the Pella diagram)

But notice...
07-03-19, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Skramy

OP here again. (Finally found my post). Good...

OP here again. (Finally found my post).
Good idea, Pilot.
But reading the lifetime transferable warranty, am not to apply anything to the glass, inside or outside. Except factory applied. And can't...
06-28-19, 08:19 PM
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New Window installed - Way too bright

Just had 2 double hung windows installed. Look gorgeous, eliminated alot of heat transfer.
But It is so bright! I had window tint on my old windows and really miss it. I have sensative eyes and it's...
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UPDATE: Arrgh. Thought I had it fixed. I...

UPDATE:
Arrgh. Thought I had it fixed. I attached all wires where it enters the house - separately. Gr to Gr, Red-Red, Blk-Blk, Yell-Yell. All on a new terminal block. No more yellow to ground. Was...
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UPDATE: Yeah, I was thinking ground. Or, might...

UPDATE:
Yeah, I was thinking ground. Or, might be a "whisker" between 2 wires (bare wire ends) in a wall. I've seen electronics fail because of an apparent strand of dust.

Anyway, I've got all 4...
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Noisy phone land line (hissing) and line wiring question.

I get noise - hissing sound. Random. Ok for months, then every 2 or 3 days, then OK for weeks..There's a box on the outside of the house where I can plug in a phone. There is no noise there. So...
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Posted By Skramy

Clamps! Now there's an idea. Wonder if 2 or 3...

Clamps! Now there's an idea. Wonder if 2 or 3 hose clamps would hold. The motor shouldn't slide, since the 4 little 'bumps' on the bracket fit into the motor housing.

I was thinking of using 2...
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Posted By Skramy

Wire feed. I altered my photo. Bracket was...

Wire feed.
I altered my photo. Bracket was attached where the green dots are.
New replacement motors have the bracket welded where the redstripes are. Much better.

EDIT: After watching a couple...
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Posted By Skramy

Snow Blower with Tecumseh 37000 Starter Motor

I have a snow blower with a Tecumseh 37000 starter motor.
The motor mounting bracket broke off the motor. (see pic) Motor is good, gear is good. Haven't had it apart yet. Watched a couple YouTube...
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Posted By Skramy

Thanks. That was useful. What I learned today:...

Thanks. That was useful.
What I learned today: I have a leaky O-ring. Part #272756 is no longer available separately. Must get 272742 parts kit, or Powerhead Conversion Kit - which also means I...
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V8043 Zone Valve Questions

I have a boiler with hot water baseboards. One of my two V8043 zone valves does not always turn on the main burner. I took the cover off the PowerHead, and the little lever that supposed to contact...
01-21-18, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Skramy

Yeah, I read that online somewhere. ".....has a...

Yeah, I read that online somewhere. ".....has a recessed depth of approximately 1"." Which means the elec prongs are recessed 1".
What I want to know is the exact depth of the entire unit. Or, how...
01-20-18, 07:15 PM
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Posted By Skramy

Midlite 4642 Power Inlet help

Hi,
I am looking for the EXACT measurements of this Midlite 4642W Power Inlet. Especially the DEPTH. Yeah I understand it fits in a standard 14ci box, so I assume it is slightly less than 2"W X ...
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Posted By Skramy

Air Compressor Motor Repair

Hi,
I'm trying to repair my CH air compressor. It's 13gal horizontal. About 20yr old, so not a big loss.
It got extremely noisy couple weeks ago. Removed the little belt so only the motor turned -...
10-05-17, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Skramy

Outdoor Service Receptacle for A/C

For my split unit air conditioner - I need a outdoor w/r tamper proof in-use GFCI service receptacle.
Can I tap off my dining room circuit? There are 3 receptacles on this circuit. That's it.
If I...
05-12-17, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Skramy

Hey PJ, How long of a run have you made with...

Hey PJ,
How long of a run have you made with the tubing? Is 40ft too far?

And, have you ever mounted the condenser on a roof?
My bilevel, the garage roof is about 5 feet below the house roof....
05-05-17, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Skramy

Same gauge wire, eh? Maybe I'll ask the elec...

Same gauge wire, eh? Maybe I'll ask the elec inspector when he stops by. Maybe I won't even mention it.
What surprised me was this:
I used 12-2 romex thru my attic, then UF down to the outdoor...
05-03-17, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Skramy

When I bundle everything together, I'll tape the...

When I bundle everything together, I'll tape the signal cable on the opposite side of the tubing/drain hose from the 12-2 power wire. Separate them the best that I can.
Better work OK.
04-29-17, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Skramy

It's a Senville model 12CD. My signal cable I...

It's a Senville model 12CD.
My signal cable I got from a elec supplier. A nice 4 wire hot cold water resistant thing.
04-29-17, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Skramy

Split A/C unit electrical question

Installing a mini split airconditioner. The power will run thru the attic. Then I planned to run my UF-B down thru the decorative channel along with the tubing and 4-wire 'signal cable' to the...
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