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New ceiling fan installation

I would like to replace an overhead light, in our dining area, with a 3 speed ceiling fan. I need to replace the ceiling fan box, with a fan approved box, but the wiring is a bit confusing. Right now...
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Yep that's the one. Could it be I'm using IE 11?

Yep that's the one. Could it be I'm using IE 11?
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Posted By OhioSteve

Twitter video's with no Twitter account

I'm not much into the Facebook/Twitter social networking thing, and have a problem watching Twitter video's outside of there realm. (Actually don't know if I could see them inside either, as I don't...
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Emergency lighting

Was thinking about purchasing a self contained light for the house, in the event of a power failure, but notice almost all of the lights use ni-cad instead of lithium ion rechargeable batteries....
06-22-16, 03:32 PM
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@WRDIY I did match up the shape, they are both...

@WRDIY I did match up the shape, they are both oval in design, and that I hope is what I need, thanks. I tried finding the orginal York capacitors online, but that didn't turn up a match.
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06-21-16, 04:54 PM
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Posted By OhioSteve

A/C run capacitor

Was told that I needed to replace 2 capacitors in my sons central air unit, at a cost of $200.00 a piece. When I questioned the price, was told that was "their price", so I have taken it on myself to...
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Posted By OhioSteve

Its for an old 2000 Isuzu Rodeo. I don't have a...

Its for an old 2000 Isuzu Rodeo. I don't have a super stereo, or anything like that. Just curious if there would be any advantage to increasing the amperage of my alternator.
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Posted By OhioSteve

Alternator Replacement

Wonder if there is any real advantage to upping the amperage when replacing an alternator. My current one is rated at 90 amps, but saw a few online that were rated for 105 and even 165 amp (the last...
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Posted By OhioSteve

Good point about the flywheel, as I know what...

Good point about the flywheel, as I know what it's like pulling the cord with "no load" on it.. Easy to rip a rotator cuff.
So the thinking is, swapping flywheels as well? Guess I never realized...
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Posted By OhioSteve

Swapping rototiller engine with push mower engine

Anyone ever done it? The original engine, B & S is on its last leg, only 4 hp. Is it possible to swap it with say another 4 hp engine off of a lawnmower? I already noticed one problem. The mounting...
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Posted By OhioSteve

Craftsman air compressor

Model 919.165130
Picked up a tank, minus the motor for $20 at a garage sale. Motor had burned up according to seller. Head is also gone. Just tank. Searched the internet by model number, only to...
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Posted By OhioSteve

Briggs motor/MTD rototiller

Working on old MTD rototiller, (no model number can be found), but the briggs motor with it, does, (altho I can't find it at the briggs site, model 100902-0197-01).
Anyway reason for my post, I...
11-23-13, 03:44 PM
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Posted By OhioSteve

Thanks to all for the possible solutions. I just...

Thanks to all for the possible solutions. I just got off work (dark now), so will start at step 1 in the morning.
I have to wonder tho, why does it take 2 months before the GFI goes bad? Wouldn't...
11-22-13, 06:41 PM
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Posted By OhioSteve

Chandler/Ray you were both right. It's not 30,...

Chandler/Ray you were both right. It's not 30, its a 50 amp, my bad.
It always trips at the GFI. I replaced it about 2 months ago with a new one, due to the permanent trip mode it was stuck in. This...
11-22-13, 05:46 PM
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Posted By OhioSteve

Aluminum wire tripping GFI

Does anyone know if they actually make a GFI for aluminum wire? My spa has a 2 pole 30 amp GFI, that every 2-3 months, has to be replaced due to it staying in the tripped mode. My guess is it is due...
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Posted By OhioSteve

Lawnmower engine curiosity

I kept hearing a ting sound, when I pulled the cord slowly, so my curiosity got the best of my (along with wondering could it be fixed). Took the shroud off the engine, and slowly spun it by hand. I...
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Posted By OhioSteve

Frigidaire Electric Glass Top stove

Would like some thoughts on my situation. Found this stove on Craigslist for 80.00, but the catch is the oven doesn't work. Stove works fine.
Should I take a chance on being able to repair it?...
07-14-13, 08:07 AM
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Posted By OhioSteve

You mean for the threads? Any advantage to...

You mean for the threads? Any advantage to plumbers putty over Teflon tape?
Will new faucets come with the plate already having 4 holes (if I would go that route) or do I just get a faucet?
07-14-13, 06:52 AM
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Posted By OhioSteve

Kitchen sink faucet replacement

Got 15 years out of my current faucet, but leaks have begun, and thought it was time for a newer modern looking one.
I noticed while looking underneath, 2 unused holes for what I'm guessing are for...
01-07-13, 04:13 PM
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Posted By OhioSteve

It does have an econo mode, which keeps it at 80...

It does have an econo mode, which keeps it at 80 degrees, but I'm worried about how long it would take to warm back up when I want to use it. It is a 500 gallon, 6 person tub.
I've seen a piece of...
01-06-13, 04:55 PM
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Posted By OhioSteve

Nope, it's 2400 watts. Figured it would run the...

Nope, it's 2400 watts. Figured it would run the necessary appliances, mainly refrigerator and a light or 2. I guess if I keep it well under the max, my battery would last a bit longer. Forklift...
01-06-13, 04:51 PM
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Posted By OhioSteve

It's a mid 1990's Coleman, who as I understand,...

It's a mid 1990's Coleman, who as I understand, no longer make hot tubs.
01-06-13, 12:40 PM
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Posted By OhioSteve

Pump runs too frequently

Got my hot tub outside, with a cover on top, and the temperature outside is around 25 degrees. For some odd reason, the pump is coming on every 3 minutes, runs for 30 seconds, then turn off, with the...
01-06-13, 12:33 PM
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Posted By OhioSteve

Power inverter battery

Bought a 2400 watt inverter to use as a backup for power outages. Wondered if I should use a regular 12v car battery for the source, or a deep cycle battery. It will probably do a lot of sitting...
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