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    Yes your first tank will collect the solids and would be the one you check to see if you need pumped. They will likely pump all the...
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    When I did our kitchen I took about half down to the studs and rewired, insulated and plumbing (PEX) and I patched the other walls and...
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    Unless you need to get into the walls and ceilings to do insulation, electrical, heat/AC or plumbing I wouldn’t recommend taking it to...
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    Not sure how your system works or if you have a grinder pump or just a lift station feeding a leach field or the more modern sand mound...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Terminating wires.
    I’m sure many of us myself included have done some hot work in the past and most likely it wasn’t one of the smarter things in our past...
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    bud16415 reacted to Jeff Handy's post in the thread Terminating wires with Like Like.
    Turn off main power, screwdriver and you would both have survived.
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Terminating wires.
    We as a forum should not be giving any information out on doing home electrical work with the power live. The only situation where...
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    bud16415 reacted to Hamberg's post in the thread Terminating wires with Like Like.
    😂🤣 at some point, some one, will listen 🤣😂
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Terminating wires.
    I have mentioned this at least 3 times now.
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    bud16415 reacted to Jeff Handy's post in the thread Terminating wires with Like Like.
    This is mostly correct. However, the fuse or breaker is not meant to protect your drill. The fuse or breaker is meant to protect the...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Terminating wires.
    That’s correct about GFCI. I have many things in my home that only have a two prong plug like lamps etc. My electric drill is double...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Terminating wires.
    It does have to be GFCI, but GFCI does nothing with limiting current it looks for unbalanced current in the mil amp range, thus...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Check valve for well pump.
    The 1” should handle the flow fine with 1” pipe all thru the system. A single check is all that is required and what I would use. The...
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    bud16415 replied to the thread Terminating wires.
    I tried to point that out a couple times.
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    bud16415 reacted to Jeff Handy's post in the thread Terminating wires with Like Like.
    If a 50 or 60 amp breaker is protecting those 15 or 20 amp exterior outlets, and there is no smaller breaker in between, then the wires...
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