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  • Posted in thread: Is rusty bathroom water dangerous? on 02-23-2015 at 09:57 PM
    Most likely you still have some galvanized pipe that is causing the rust. The rust is not a

  • Posted in thread: Calcium Buildup on 02-23-2015 at 09:19 AM
    Try to pour some CLR or vinegar into the valve. If you can get it to stay there so can even
    better. It will dissolve the calcium.

  • Posted in thread: Tankless Water heater on 02-22-2015 at 04:18 PM
    Is your main panel large enough to handle this large additional load?The two inside sub panels
    do not look even close to large enough for that additional load. The feed is going to need to
    come from o...

  • Posted in thread: First post: kitchen remodeling question- on 02-22-2015 at 04:10 PM
    Yes you can but #10 wire is difficult to work with in receptacle boxes.

  • Posted in thread: Rube Goldberg wiring question on 02-16-2015 at 06:14 PM
    What that sump switch is, is one wire is connected to to the pin. It goes through the switch
    and comes back to the hot slot. So it switches the hot. You could connect your foot peddle to
    be the switch...

  • Posted in thread: Rube Goldberg wiring question on 02-16-2015 at 01:56 PM
    I understand exactly what you are attempting but I would take a different approach. Instead of
    modifying the receptacle I would use something like a sump pump switch. It has a stacked plug
    that is spl...

  • Posted in thread: Losing 1 leg of power...... on 02-14-2015 at 09:49 AM
    Not if you turn off the main, ???Only problem with that is if the main is the problem with a
    loose connection, turning it off could bring the power back on before the testing confirms
    where the proble...

  • Posted in thread: Losing 1 leg of power...... on 02-13-2015 at 09:13 AM
    When you do the tests turn off all double pole breakers in the panel. One leg can feed through
    a 240 volt device and give a false reading of voltage on the other leg.

  • Posted in thread: Losing 1 leg of power...... on 02-12-2015 at 02:06 PM
    Did they check you connections at the pole or just shake the wires? The shaking might have even
    helped by working the loose connection and cleaning it a bit.

  • Posted in thread: trying to figure out test page on 02-08-2015 at 09:28 AM
    egglike this RIDGID Your code works for me. Do you have UBB code enabled?

December 4, 2013  •  01:26 PM
You were right about the neutral reading 120 V with ground, the neutral could not have been in contact with hot anywhere because that would cause a short and trip the breaker

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