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06-10-14, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Visser

Thanks for the reply Pulpo! Ya, I wasn't thinking...

Thanks for the reply Pulpo! Ya, I wasn't thinking it would be any problem if the flashing wasn't adhered to the vertical surface under the door as long as water can run off of it. I just wanted to...
06-10-14, 01:28 PM
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Views: 2,438
Posted By Visser

Patio door flashing question

Hi all,

Would appreciate any advise regarding a question I have about the flashing at the bottom of a patio door. I just installed a vinyl sliding patio door on a step down landing. I have...
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Views: 62,379
Posted By Visser

Thanks for the reply, AndrewM! I think we forget...

Thanks for the reply, AndrewM! I think we forget sometimes that the recycle imprint on the container is there to indicate that it is recycleable, and not necessarily that it is accepted!

Thanks...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-16-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,103
Posted By Visser

Thanks for the quick reply Lawrosa. The pipe...

Thanks for the quick reply Lawrosa.

The pipe coming into the house is poly. Then 3/4" cpvc to the water heater and through the rest of the house.

I have not removed the restrictors out of the...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-16-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,103
Posted By Visser

Tested Water Pressure

Hi all- just reporting back after testing the water pressure.

Lawrosa, I'd love your thoughts on the water pressure readings! I know they are low, but appreciate any feedback after you read the...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,103
Posted By Visser

Thanks for the feedback, Lawrosa. I will test the...

Thanks for the feedback, Lawrosa. I will test the water pressure and let you know, I appreciate the help with that. FYI I'm just leaving town for work until wed afternoon, so wish I could report back...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-14-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,103
Posted By Visser

I looked for a PRV and couldn't locate one where...

I looked for a PRV and couldn't locate one where the plumbing is coming into the house. The main line comes into the house from below the slab, into the garage, and the main shut off to the whole...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-13-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,103
Posted By Visser

Lawrosa, thanks again for the fabulous help! ...

Lawrosa, thanks again for the fabulous help!

I live on a slab home and I know my main shutoff is located through an access door in a wall from the attached garage. The main line enters into the...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-13-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,103
Posted By Visser

PJmax- thanks for the last reply about the...

PJmax- thanks for the last reply about the pressure gauge.

This thread may have tipped me off to something that I wouldn't have thought about. I didn't really understand what the water pressure...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-13-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,103
Posted By Visser

Thanks for the link, lawrosa!! Appreciate that ...

Thanks for the link, lawrosa!! Appreciate that greatly! (One would think the home store where I bought the water heater WOULD have it, but they don't- they have just a few replacement/repair parts-...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-12-13, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,103
Posted By Visser

Thanks for the quick replies, gents! Sorry I'm...

Thanks for the quick replies, gents! Sorry I'm just responding, been out of town till now.

PJmax- thanks for the link to the diagram, I found this diagram also, but I could not tell for sure if...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-10-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,103
Posted By Visser

Help with cold inlet nipple/dip tube combination on Whirlpool model

Hi all,

I just installed a new 50 gallon whirlpool hot water heater- same exact model # that I had. The new water heater has internal heat traps installed. I assume in both cold inlet and hot...
07-11-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,777
Posted By Visser

Thanks, Pulpo! Appreciate the reply. Would you...

Thanks, Pulpo! Appreciate the reply. Would you recommend that I use any foam backer rod or anything like that? I would be inclined to do that because of the size of the gap that needs sealed, but I'm...
07-08-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,777
Posted By Visser

What type of weather seal or caulk under exterior patio door threshold??

Hi all!

I have a french patio door on a second floor balcony. The balcony is a concrete slab. There is a small gap under the threshold on the exterior balcony side. (There is about a 1" gap from...
06-09-12, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,862
Posted By Visser

Thanks for the reply. Makes sense to consider how...

Thanks for the reply. Makes sense to consider how much the fill dirt will settle. As simple as that was tho think about, haha! Thanks much!
06-08-12, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,862
Posted By Visser

How high to fill holes or bare areas in lawn before grass seeding??

I've always been curious to know the proper thing to do. Whenever the situation arises where dirt is being used to fill lawn areas- where should the dirt surface be in relation to the grass edge next...
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Views: 9,386
Posted By Visser

Thanks again for the help and advice, Furd. I...

Thanks again for the help and advice, Furd. I checked the diodes and all tested good except the one that I suspected was bad. All others checked out fine according to your description. I agree with...
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Views: 9,386
Posted By Visser

Just for informational Purposes

Is there a way to test the diodes with a meter or anything to see if they are functioning? I just would like to know for future reference? Also if I was in a situation to just replace a bad diode,...
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Views: 9,386
Posted By Visser

Link to Pictures

Hi Furd.

Here is a link with some pictures. I'd appreciate if you could take a look and let me know what you think.

Pictures by 99LTC - Photobucket...
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Views: 9,386
Posted By Visser

Thanks for the reply, and helping me sort this...

Thanks for the reply, and helping me sort this out, Furd!

What you mentioned makes sense, I can see one diode on one of the rectifier assemblies, that has presumably shorted where it touches the...
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Views: 9,386
Posted By Visser

Sorry forgot to attach the link to the diagram mentioned in previous post!

141-297-000 Century 87602 60/40/2/250 amp battery charger w/ volt meter (http://www.centurytool.net/141_297_000_Century_87602_60_40_2_250_amp_w_volt_meter_s/118.htm)

This link shows the rectifier,...
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Views: 9,386
Posted By Visser

Update

Well, it appears to me to be the rectifier- the round metal plate I described is in front of a plastic piece, which turns out to be a "12 point daisy wheel design" diode. (There are 2 with 6 points....
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Views: 9,386
Posted By Visser

Thanks for the reply Furd. I tried to post...

Thanks for the reply Furd.

I tried to post some pics if was helpful, but couldn't get them to upload, (I've posted pics of the same type and size on the forum before and not had this problem, so I...
Replies: 10
Views: 9,386
Posted By Visser

Dayton Battery Charger/Starter Rectifier

Hi all,

Last September I posted about having some trouble with my Dayton 3Z351M wheeled, upright battery charger/starter, 250/60/2 Amp. Working fine, then one day when using it, it started to...
04-05-12, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,023
Posted By Visser

Well as it turns out there isn't much of a vapor...

Well as it turns out there isn't much of a vapor barrier in that wall at all! I cut a bigger opening in the cabinet back and can now see that the drywall behind the kitchen sink cabinets was pieced...
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