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Posted in thread: Plumbing dispute - Advice needed on 01-22-2015 at 08:49 AM
There are too many people out there working an hourly job who think that we shouldn't be
charging them our normal service call of "lets say" $85.00 for 15 minutes of work. This is the
case for us in t...
Posted in thread: Repairs to a Craftsman tablesaw on 01-15-2015 at 08:51 AM
Clean the bearing well and look for a number on it. Most bearings have numbers like 6202, 6203
(most popular) 6304 etc. I have most bearings on the shelf for popular pump motors and even
ceiling fans ...
Posted in thread: Oil in sump pump motor? on 01-12-2015 at 07:39 AM
The oil was at the level where the O-ring sealed the top half to the bottom. there did not
appear to be any water in the oil. The O-ring was deformed. I don't think the shaft seal is
bad. I am replaci...
Posted in thread: Oil in sump pump motor? on 01-10-2015 at 12:52 PM
I have all kinds of capacitors. We have a pump/motor shop, so I have to stock a pretty fair
amount of them. I don't put them on my website because they're are too many to list.The problem
with adding ...
Posted in thread: screen shot on 01-10-2015 at 08:27 AM
It's pretty handy and I use it a lot. Once you get used to their symbols; it's a piece of cake.
And you can add arrows, text boxes and other cool things.
Posted in thread: screen shot on 01-09-2015 at 08:42 AM
Here's a cute little free screen capture program:
Posted in thread: basic heat pump question on 01-09-2015 at 08:22 AM
With an oversized unit you will experience short cycling of the unit. Kinda like killing a fly
with a sledge hammer.You will also have a hard time removing the humidity by short cycling
Posted in thread: basic heat pump question on 01-08-2015 at 09:06 AM
I am not sure what two stage means in HVAC, but 2 phase is a term not used to describe 230
volts. 115 volts is single phase, 230 volts is 2 phase (but electricians don't use that term)
and three phase...
Posted in thread: Heat Pump vrs Furnace/Central on 12-23-2014 at 08:36 AM
I have several heat pumps. They don't do so well in the heating mode. They are ok when it
doesn't get below 40, but beyond that you need a heat strip which is a giant toaster in front
of your fan. The...
Posted in thread: sprinkler mystery on 12-21-2014 at 09:38 AM
You may have had a loose wire or a corroded wire in the timer. Intermatic timers are really a
very fine piece of equipment. We have thousands of them operating Pool Pumps here in my area
and we rarely...