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07-20-20, 08:09 AM
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Posted By trotter

Thanks. I found some# 6 i have ,to use ,since...

Thanks.
I found some# 6 i have ,to use ,since it maxes out at 50 amp .
Would you go with the double 60amp on breakers to heat kit or double 50 amp ?
Likely I'll go with 50 but always good to ask.
07-18-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By trotter

Yes ,that's what it calls for ,I just wanted to...

Yes ,that's what it calls for ,I just wanted to double check .some need 60.
I'm updating the breaker box also, an wanted to be sure its correct.
Would installing a SqD 125 amp 4 space/8 circuit...
07-17-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By trotter

Breaker sizes for package unit

Im installing Amana APH1424M41AB 2 1/2 ton wirh 10k heat kit.Has 100 amp run to it.
What size breakers am I going to need with it?
The ac - double30? An heat kit double 50 or 60?
Thanks.
03-11-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By trotter

Yep I had those on a 50s home I remodeled..tough...

Yep I had those on a 50s home I remodeled..tough to get but found online. .Had issues with that type panel where main wasnt shutting the rest of them off..Old style grandfathered wiring though.....
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Views: 161
Posted By trotter

Float switch question

I am working with a new 1 hp sump pump that has the type of float that has the rectangular float switch inside it an the wire connected to it.It is in a outside area.
For some reason it's not...
02-08-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By trotter

Ok ,thanks ,that's good to know that I can due...

Ok ,thanks ,that's good to know that I can due away with the check valve!
Also good to know the weep hole can be above the water line as I have it .
The pipe size at there directly in the pump is 1...
02-08-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By trotter

Sump pump question

I have a huge outdoor rock pit that has a lot of volume of water when heavy rains hit .What isnt pumped by the 1/2 hp from current pump,goes back into the ground pretty fast since it's about 5 ft...
09-25-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By trotter

I had a spair new one an was just curious- even...

I had a spair new one an was just curious-
even though theres 2 rectifiers, to convert to dc . I guess it's not big enough for the 10 Amps needed.
09-24-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By trotter

Transformer replacement

Do most transformers used with ac current transform to ac or can it go to either ac/dc?
And what about the basic universal ones -240 to 24 , - ,are they ac in the 24v still or dc
I'm...
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Views: 323
Posted By trotter

Guess I'll go with the OSI Gs121 sealer an the...

Guess I'll go with the OSI Gs121 sealer an the cut ,seal slide an attatch.
technique .
An pre make the cover as 1 long piece. Instead of 3ft pieces..
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Views: 323
Posted By trotter

Sealing gutters

What brand sealant works the best long term with new aluminum gutters in southeast ? There is high humidity an yet pretty cold winters an in a shady area..
Also is it best on seams to use the...
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Views: 518
Posted By trotter

Yes I was wondering the same since some videos...

Yes I was wondering the same since some videos show direct nailing into it an others dont.
-I did see on one GAF link --Fastener must NOT cover self seal -
On instructions-
Apply fasteners within...
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Views: 828
Posted By trotter

I've done my research an will make a mix with...

I've done my research an will make a mix with this .
-same ingrediants an anti fungal /anti algie/mold properties as wet n forget an I can make it as weak or stronger.Its 3 times stronger...
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Posted By trotter

Solution mix to help with mold

I've looked at that wet an forget stuff to use on vinyl fence an wondered if it really works.
I saw a clip online about using copper sulfate an water in a specific mix as being the same ingredient ...
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Posted By trotter

Nailers/pack

Had a few questions on roofing.
How many nails ,on average,
come in the round coil packs that go in the roofing nail guns ?
An which size galv/ roof nail is recommended for asphalt...
07-22-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By trotter

Thanks! that's good to know.. Do they still...

Thanks! that's good to know..
Do they still make the double 15 tandem that arent atop each other, like new ones, but are side by side [old ones are]..Was that a upgrade to the design?
An can I...
07-21-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By trotter

Breaker type /square d

I'm updating my Square d panel iit is from 1980s. .Its a Qoc 20mw 225 L7 series [not homelite] an saw a mix of the older style hook type on some of the breakers while other breakers had the clip...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-16-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By trotter

Heating elements..not the crud An psi coming...

Heating elements..not the crud

An psi coming to the heater!!

50 ?
Forum: Water Heaters
04-16-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By trotter

Would it be a good idea if leak is in drain an i...

Would it be a good idea if leak is in drain an i put brass one in,,to look at the elements an flush out tank too?
an what psi should i be getting to it?
Forum: Water Heaters
04-15-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By trotter

Water heater was off for days ,along with water...

Water heater was off for days ,along with water pressure to it ..when pressure was back on ,it popped something down there at drain causing spray an gravity took over till I emptied it.
An yes I...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-15-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By trotter

Drain on water heater

I had a leak at the plastic bottom drain area.It was spraying out from inside the heater Is this removable an is therr a gasket behind it..
its plastic spicket type...
Thanks
10-05-18, 05:08 PM
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Views: 538
Posted By trotter

were these like old style back up fuses ?

were these like old style back up fuses ?
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Views: 830
Posted By trotter

I

I'll replace it.
is this a factor to temp in fridge being too warm? Even in regular cooling mode?
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Views: 830
Posted By trotter

Nothing but heat is on ..for the time

Nothing but heat is on

..for the time
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By trotter

I'm in middle of the 30 min wait...although cover...

I'm in middle of the 30 min wait...although cover is off ..
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