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  1. You could also call your local gas company. Gas...

    You could also call your local gas company. Gas control valves are pretty much standard between brands. Years ago (many years) when I had to do that, the gas company sent someone out to do it far...
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    You may (or may not) be able to grip the edges of...

    You may (or may not) be able to grip the edges of the button with a pair of needle nose pliers.
    You could also try putting a small piece of double sided tape on the button, then pressing down with...
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    A lawyer.

    A lawyer.
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    Will the cord you purchased plug into the...

    Will the cord you purchased plug into the receptacle you have?

    If the cord will plug into the receptacle you can use it.
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    That all sounds good. Obviously there is...

    That all sounds good.



    Obviously there is something wrong. Sixty pounds of pressure should give you good flow and pressure.

    Suggestion
    With pressure gauge reading 60 lbs. have someone open...
  6. That's the kind of job I need.

    That's the kind of job I need.
  7. Hi JMAttero, I have a couple inventions that...

    Hi JMAttero,
    I have a couple inventions that need funding. Guaranteed to make a substantial return.

    If you are interested PM me.
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    Post picture of the inside of the toilet tank.

    Post picture of the inside of the toilet tank.
  9. Show a picture.

    Show a picture.
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    Cut it off and become a girl.

    Cut it off and become a girl.
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    Assuming you are saying the body of the faucet is...

    Assuming you are saying the body of the faucet is stripped, not the seat itself.
    Select a seat that is slightly larger in diameter, drill out the hole and rethread to fit the new seat.
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    The use of a double 20 amp breaker implies that...

    The use of a double 20 amp breaker implies that the saw is wired for 240 volts.
    Three horse power is 2237.1 watts.
    2237.1 watts divided by 240 volts is 9.32 amps.
    Voltage drop calculator shows a 4...
  13. Send picture.

    Send picture.
  14. Take apart again and insure that there is no...

    Take apart again and insure that there is no wires touching frame.
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    Could you tell us what you mean by that/ Does...

    Could you tell us what you mean by that/

    Does that mean that you can't relight the heater until you run some hot water?

    I assume that the heater has a standing pilot lite and it goes out when...
  16. Google says that pump is no longer available. ...

    Google says that pump is no longer available. Replace with any model or brand. To minimize plumbing work chose brand and model with same distance between plumbing flanges. If flanges are same size...
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    What is model number?

    What is model number?
  18. That all depends. It depends on the type of trap...

    That all depends. It depends on the type of trap you have. If you have a compression type trap you most likely will be able to rearrange the trap and the trap arm. A compression type trap is the...
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    Replace temperature handle....

    Replace temperature handle.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2lcERldHe4
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    No, I can't but logic tell me that an electric...

    No, I can't but logic tell me that an electric fire place would consume so much energy that it would only work when connected to an electric supply. Also that you should check all circuit breakers.
    ...
  21. OK, You indicated that you have a vinyl covered...

    OK,
    You indicated that you have a vinyl covered snake. That can be a manual snake, one you turn by hand as you push it down the drain pipe or it can be one that you chuck in a drill. Either of these...
  22. Now don't start that. While it may be a disaster...

    Now don't start that. While it may be a disaster to not have a toilet, it is not a disaster to have to snake one

    From that comment I get the impression that you are of the kinder, gentler...
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    I would consider a whole house generator and get...

    I would consider a whole house generator and get the benefits of having electrical power for critical circuits of the entire house during power outages as well as sewage removal.
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    Can you get the old range hood cable to either...

    Can you get the old range hood cable to either the switch/outlet box or to the location you want the new light?

    Six inches seems awfully close to the light to have an outlet.
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    No difference in principle. Circuit must be 15...

    No difference in principle. Circuit must be 15 or 20 amp.
    Presumably you will want the light close to where the cable is now.
    Describe where you want the switch and where you want the outlet.
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    You will have to run a 2-wire with ground cable...

    You will have to run a 2-wire with ground cable from another outlet in the kitchen to where you want your new outlet. If you want the switch in between the new outlet and the new light, you would run...
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    It is irreverent whether the magnet field is...

    It is irreverent whether the magnet field is moving or the conductor is moving. The conductor cuts across the magnet lines of force.

    If both the magnetic field is physically stationary and the...
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    Your are mistaken in the concept that the shape...

    Your are mistaken in the concept that the shape of the wire (conductor) is relative.
    If you pass a single conductor through a magnetic field, cutting the lines of flux, you will generate a voltage...
  29. Question: Ac hvac fan

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    No expert here but I would suggest that you...

    No expert here but I would suggest that you disconnect the fan wiring from contactor and connect directly to a source of power. Sounds more like a loose connection than the capacitor.
  30. Question: 100 amp subpanel

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    Assuming 2/O UF aluminum cable a double 115...

    Assuming 2/O UF aluminum cable a double 115 breaker is maximum, using conduit and 2/O THHN aluminum wire, 145 double breaker is maximum.
  31. Question: Water valve

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    What valve did you turn off. The one under the...

    What valve did you turn off. The one under the toilet tank or the valve to the whole house?
  32. Question: 100 amp subpanel

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    That depends on the size wire your will be using....

    That depends on the size wire your will be using. The breaker protects the wire not the panel.
  33. From your gas valve you should see two tubes and...

    From your gas valve you should see two tubes and a wire. The wire almost looks like a very small tube but it is a wire. One tube goes to the burner, one goes to the pilot light. The wire also goes...
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    Do you have a LOCK button on the wired control?

    Do you have a LOCK button on the wired control?
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    Google "programmable music players" See How...

    Google "programmable music players"

    See
    How To Craft A Homemade Digital Music Box With A Cheap MP3 Player - Business Insider
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    Show picture

    Show picture
  37. Just an opinion. .02 X 153 months = $3.06 If...

    Just an opinion.

    .02 X 153 months = $3.06
    If you were to actually compute interest on that for 153 months it would come out to be something like 10 or 12 cents.
    Plus you said that he paid...
  38. See your other post.

    See your other post.
  39. I am totally confused. In your first post which...

    I am totally confused. In your first post which I have copied above, you said that you installed a submersible pump in your aerator tank.

    What is an aerator tank? And why would you put a pump...
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    Technically yes. But a conscience decision was...

    Technically yes. But a conscience decision was made to do it this way because there was not other practical option.
    The reason "S" traps are prohibited is because they can be sucked dry by the...
  41. Hi John, That's to complicated for me and too...

    Hi John,
    That's to complicated for me and too much work.

    I just hold the float down until the water flows over the overflow pipe.
    Come back later. If the water is not still at the top of...
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    Suggest that you compute the .87% interest rate...

    Suggest that you compute the .87% interest rate reduction times the principle owed to determine the annual interest reduction. Compare that number to the cost of refinancing (loan origination and...
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    Just for your information. A toilet drains into...

    Just for your information.
    A toilet drains into the main stack through what is called a toilet arm. A large bent pipe. Bath tubs drain into the main stack or into the toilet arm. When a blockage...
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    First, nobody here yells at Joy. We may correct...

    First, nobody here yells at Joy. We may correct her at times by nobody yells at her. She is a lady and we love her.

    Joy,
    fosconlk1 said the roto rooter man ran a snake down the line, didn't say...
  45. Try pulling straight up on the spout.

    Try pulling straight up on the spout.
  46. Hunter 44110 appears to be a thermostat, not an...

    Hunter 44110 appears to be a thermostat, not an ac/heater. You need to find out what the make and model number of your ac/heater is and check the owners manual.

    The filter will be in the return...
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    Well, he should have asked Dad. When sons are...

    Well, he should have asked Dad.
    When sons are 16, Dad doesn't know anything. When sons get to be about 30, Dad knows everything.
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    I don't think I understand the responses to the...

    I don't think I understand the responses to the thread.

    The tailpipe of the present drain assembly is broken. While you may or may not be able to get the threaded portion up inside the tee out...
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    You could install a pump and a pressurized tank...

    You could install a pump and a pressurized tank system.
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    Probably a loose washer in the shower valve.

    Probably a loose washer in the shower valve.
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