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Posted in thread: Am I being abducted (ie taken for a ride)? on 07-05-2014 at 11:43 AM
Could only find a universal cap didn't buy it. Tested the orig cap found 82mfd. Figured I'd try
removing the corrosion from the contacts/leads. Ran 15+min then shutdown. Changed the filter on
the A/H ...
Posted in thread: Am I being abducted (ie taken for a ride)? on 07-05-2014 at 06:42 AM
I'm trying to find a replacement capacitor, probably tough this wknd, but I can wait till
Monday AM too.
Posted in thread: Am I being abducted (ie taken for a ride)? on 07-04-2014 at 12:37 AM
A/C is misbehaving. Compressor/condenser is throwing the 50amp breaker at the house panel. It
runs for about 8 minutes then breaks. If I immediately flip the breaker on, and re-start, each
time the ru...
Posted in thread: cast iron lead pipe on 06-26-2014 at 11:33 AM
Thanks for the clarification and confirmation. Reminded me I have a copy of Ching's BCI. Time
for a refresher.Is it not worth the effort to, not only sister, but also level up the low
joists so that y...
Posted in thread: cast iron lead pipe on 06-25-2014 at 11:06 AM
thanks Nealtw, (sort of :)) Added Pix at bottom of this. This started with a burst shower head,
progressed to tiling the shower wall, then all the fixture walls, and finally to the floor
Posted in thread: cast iron lead pipe on 06-24-2014 at 11:08 AM
I want to remove the pictured lead drain. anyone suggest a pattern of bracing/framing that
will allow for the new PVC to run into the castiron -- and still provide a solid base for
plywood subfloor ...
Posted in thread: leveling and bracing issues (120 yo joists) on 06-24-2014 at 11:00 AM
So, a rusted out shower head in a wall has resulted in a nearly 100% gut reno of a bathroom in
a 120yo house. The bath is ~12'x7'. The floor is unlevel -- generally sinking a total of at
least 1/4 to ...
Posted in thread: Tacos, BGs & baseboard oh my on 01-15-2014 at 02:11 PM
For all time, let it be known here:A simple hammer (tap(ping)) on the illustrious BG
Flo-control solved the circulation issue. It kind of solved itself too-- I'd shut all the
isolators (3 --2 @ return...
Posted in thread: Seal plenum holes on 01-10-2014 at 04:11 PM
I can't speak to _how_ you can solve the issue -- but my first reaction to the cork tape (and
no disrespect at all) was that's way too sloppy for a professional --- and I can't imagine the
Posted in thread: Tacos, BGs & baseboard oh my on 01-10-2014 at 03:58 PM
One of my zones isn't circulating. Was fine a few days ago (zone not used constantly), been in
service for 6 years. Being somewhat ignorant I replaced the cartridge in the Taco 007. no