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03-14-20, 09:31 PM
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For a change I actually agree with all that Doug...

For a change I actually agree with all that Doug has written in this last post.
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Posted By Furd

Read well what Pete has written, especially...

Read well what Pete has written, especially concerning underground cables.
11-15-19, 08:52 PM
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Posted By Furd

What "electrical code" is that? Please cite...

What "electrical code" is that? Please cite exact chapter and verse.
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Posted By Furd

My experience with "auto-vents" is that it will...

My experience with "auto-vents" is that it will take a VERY long time to vent all air using just the auto-vents, maybe years!
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Posted By Furd

Sorry PJ but you are WRONG! Boilers do NOT have...

Sorry PJ but you are WRONG! Boilers do NOT have T&P (temperature and pressure) relief valves, they have pressure only safety valves.

pisti, your problem is NOT the safety valve but IS most likely...
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Views: 347
Posted By Furd

Probably, but it is wrong. The pump should...

Probably, but it is wrong. The pump should ALWAYS pump away from the expansion tank connection.
If the pump is on the boiler return piping then the expansion tank should be connected on the...
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Views: 2,194
Posted By Furd

I agree with Mike, the flange mounts on top of...

I agree with Mike, the flange mounts on top of the finished floor.

One thing, are there little boys or perhaps any obese men using this toilet? Little boys are not always that good with their aim...
11-02-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 928
Posted By Furd

When my state first introduced legislation to...

When my state first introduced legislation to license electricians they had a grace period where anyone could get a license by passing a test. The test was whether or not they could write a check...
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Views: 592
Posted By Furd

Note this well! My first post to this forum had...

Note this well! My first post to this forum had to do with this exact same topic. ALWAYS have the pump located on the discharge of the boiler. Any "installer" that places the pump on the return...
10-20-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By Furd

What the heck is a "Bandan"? The valve before...

What the heck is a "Bandan"? The valve before the meter is for the utility to turn off the water to allow meter replacement.

When you state this valve is broken just what do you mean? Does it...
10-20-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 660
Posted By Furd

So, Doug, you advocate using a "suicide cord" to...

So, Doug, you advocate using a "suicide cord" to connect a generator to the premises wiring when using a generator?

THIS IS ABSOLUTELY NOT AN ACCEPTABLE METHOD.

There must be a method to...
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Furd

Yeah, I see what is going on. First, the...

Yeah, I see what is going on. First, the 3-conductor cable is being used as a "switch loop" for the fan and light; that is okay BUT using the bare copper safety (equipment) grounding conductor for...
10-04-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Furd

The NEC is advisory only, it has NO power of...

The NEC is advisory only, it has NO power of enforcement. The "code" you need to meet is the local, regional or state code that is enforced in your particular geographical area.

It is ONLY when...
10-02-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By Furd

Here is the link to all sizes of PowerPoles and...

Here is the link to all sizes of PowerPoles and their accessories.

https://powerwerx.com/anderson-power-powerpole-sb-connectors
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Furd

That reads more like agricultural zone than...

That reads more like agricultural zone than design temperature. If you have lived there for many years then think how cold it has gotten during the coldest winter and that will be your design...
10-01-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By Furd

PowerPoles come in 15 ampere models. I have a...

PowerPoles come in 15 ampere models. I have a link on my other computer.

In addition to coming in many different colors the PowerPoles are also genderless and polarized.
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Views: 996
Posted By Furd

You need to first make sure both the hot and cold...

You need to first make sure both the hot and cold water for this faucet are turned off. Then pull the "horseshoe" clip out, the brass clip visible in the third picture. Using pliers pull the...
09-16-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Furd

Rather than using a true silicone caulking, which...

Rather than using a true silicone caulking, which is not paintable, I would suggest using a siliconized acrylic caulk which IS paintable.
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By Furd

Rapid-start fluorescent lamps REQUIRE a grounded,...

Rapid-start fluorescent lamps REQUIRE a grounded, metallic reflector (or similar) within one inch of the tubes for reliable lighting. You need a metallic connection from the reflector to an...
09-16-19, 11:43 AM
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Views: 674
Posted By Furd

Circuit breaker panels are not "listed" for...

Circuit breaker panels are not "listed" for having additional holes cut into them for receptacles so that idea is out. You could use a general-purpose pull and splice box of sufficient size along...
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Furd

The piping between the propane tank and the...

The piping between the propane tank and the engine is probably full of air. You will need to bleed the piping until you get propane.
09-15-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Furd

Any well-known brand name (GE, Leviton, Pass &...

Any well-known brand name (GE, Leviton, Pass & Semour) should be fine. I would stay away from the ones at Harbor Freight and similar stores.
09-15-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Furd

Whenever I see a post on using attic space for...

Whenever I see a post on using attic space for storage I feel a need to inform the poster that storing things in an attic is pretty much the same as storing them in a shed. You will have the same...
08-19-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By Furd

That would be a question for your LOCAL code...

That would be a question for your LOCAL code enforcement agency. Many years ago bushings were specifically prohibited in fuel gas piping but now many, but not all, local codes do accept the use of...
08-18-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Furd

For me, comfort is the most important. I can...

For me, comfort is the most important. I can save money (if necessary) other ways than having to be uncomfortably hot or cold.
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