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Great idea. Just might try that, Thanx!

Great idea. Just might try that, Thanx!
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Posted By bambata

Shower conversion cartridge Moen 1222, doesn't regulate water flow.

I have a shower handle type that from handle facing down, you turn it counter clockwise, hits cold at 3pm position and balanced hot/cold at 12 and hot at 9 position. The irritating problem is the...
10-27-20, 09:33 PM
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Posted By bambata

Stains, urgh! Black Algae?

15k Gallons plaster pool has developed stains over the years. Over entire summer this ox was in the ditch and I was just throwing granular chlorine in there. We had green and mustard algae. It's back...
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Posted By bambata

This is exactly how I have it connected. I am...

This is exactly how I have it connected. I am still stumped on how to implement following mode-may be it's the long day or the "helpful" videos. Will look at it tomorrow with a fresh mind. Thanx for...
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Posted By bambata

Sonoff Mini:Reversed Wall Switch Problem

Just installed a Sonoff Mini to operate front porch light on a schedule. It works great. Problem is when the wall switch is off the light is on and vice versa. I reversed the two in/out signal sensor...
10-01-20, 01:16 PM
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Posted By bambata

Added a restriction on output and no joy. Added a...

Added a restriction on output and no joy. Added a check valve and same result. Have already checked pump for debris and it's clean.
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10-01-20, 01:10 PM
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Posted By bambata

Next option is to tap into pool house supply. I...

Next option is to tap into pool house supply. I prefer to position receptacle close to brick wall but on wooden wall. What is the minimum distance up and down does code generally require for...
09-29-20, 02:33 PM
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Posted By bambata

Just to clarify - these are not receptacles with...

Just to clarify - these are not receptacles with kitchen appliances plugged into. Inside the kitchen appliances are positioned on the opposite side facing the window to the outside. By the window, a...
09-29-20, 08:31 AM
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Posted By bambata

It looks like this method is a no go. There's a...

It looks like this method is a no go. There's a receptacle on the opposite side of the wall in the kitchen. I saw in This old house show them tapping into a similar receptacle. I have to drill...
09-29-20, 08:20 AM
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Posted By bambata

I do the same setup as yours while using the...

I do the same setup as yours while using the filter to vacuum-turn diverter to skimmer, block shallow end skimmer, stick hose in deep end skimmer.

"Do you just have the suction hose stuck in the...
09-28-20, 09:31 AM
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Posted By bambata

Here is a short video of the pump running, if it...

Here is a short video of the pump running, if it helps to find an answer....


https://youtu.be/cg9op4O6ySE
09-28-20, 09:11 AM
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Posted By bambata

Adding 115v receptacle from A/C disconnect

I would like to add an external 115v receptacle on the north side as I currently have to walk back & forth to the other side to obtain power mostly while to do yard work. An ideal position would be...
09-27-20, 03:40 PM
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Posted By bambata

I re-plumbed and lubed o-ring. Filled reservoir...

I re-plumbed and lubed o-ring. Filled reservoir and flex hose with water but it still won't prime. Still showing more water than its taking in. The suction part is all glued now and I let them dry...
09-21-20, 10:14 PM
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Posted By bambata

Pentair Air Vent Strainer

What's the importance if this expensive little ~!@#$%^& thingy? Mine's flat....been flat for quite sometime.
Filter is a Nautilus FNS 48

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09-20-20, 08:37 PM
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Posted By bambata

Finally figured out the wiring and hooked up the...

Finally figured out the wiring and hooked up the pump on 230v lines. No joy though. It's spewing more water than it's sucking in so the reservoir empties faster. The input part I found that a kitchen...
09-19-20, 10:53 PM
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Posted By bambata

The meter was bad. Got another one - read...

The meter was bad. Got another one - read 248-251v, & 120-124v. I had to take short trip and all along I was just thinking how that bad meter really wasted my time last week cos I decided not to...
09-16-20, 02:25 PM
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Posted By bambata

Any comments on my last question guys? ...

Any comments on my last question guys?

Tested the drier outlet it's 270v. We have had this unit for 10yrs.
Other outlets are reading 121..122.7v
09-16-20, 12:20 PM
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Posted By bambata

Ouch. That's what I was reading and that is what...

Ouch. That's what I was reading and that is what prompted me to run that by you guys. Seems I should do 115v, those outlets are reading 124...127v. Seems still high but everything here runs off those...
09-16-20, 11:22 AM
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Posted By bambata

Great thanx. Yeah only one pump can run. Pool was...

Great thanx. Yeah only one pump can run. Pool was installed mid 90s best guess. So yeah a bunch of things are dated - my next projects.

If I do the 230v setup, tapping power from the cut off...
09-15-20, 09:31 AM
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Posted By bambata

Everything makes sense now after re-reading the...

Everything makes sense now after re-reading the whole post...for 115v operation #5 solid wire would move to #6 spade, #3 TR would move to #5 spade. Also that 240v can run on 14GA wire but 115v needs...
09-14-20, 02:53 PM
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Posted By bambata

Yes I am trying to make sure I understand this...

Yes I am trying to make sure I understand this correctly before I proceed. I am trying to relate your info to what I have on the pump itself. I am not sure I quite understand. Is this what you are...
09-14-20, 12:55 PM
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Posted By bambata

Thanx for the clarification. Please excuse my...

Thanx for the clarification.
Please excuse my nube question but....when it comes to reading electrical stuff that's where I need a pointer. I know it's drawn on the diag. but when I look at the...
09-14-20, 07:48 AM
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Posted By bambata

Managed to get a Century regular pool pump. I...

Managed to get a Century regular pool pump. I need help to safely wire it up, so I have a few questions.

1-It's rated 115/230v. I think 115v is convenient since I can just use a regular outlet,...
08-26-20, 09:18 AM
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Posted By bambata

Slotted in new cap, everyone is happy at the ranch

Slotted in new cap, everyone is happy at the ranch
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