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    Reviving old well for irrigation system

    Hi,

    I bought a house which has an 8" well. The well was semi buried in foliage and no pump equipment was attached to give me an idea of what had been running originally. I'm hoping to revive this...
  2. Thanks. I figure out how to do it in the end. It...

    Thanks. I figure out how to do it in the end. It was as Agu suggested, you simply remove the two screws on the end of the door and the lock can squeeze out. As the lock is longer than the hole, I had...
  3. Thanks for the suggestions. Yes, I removed the...

    Thanks for the suggestions. Yes, I removed the handles as shown in one of the pics. After seeing no other way to do this, I looked at opening up the door frame, but it seems to have plastic "welded"...
  4. Replacing door latch mechanism on sliding door

    Hi,

    I am trying to replace the lock on this sliding door. However, I cannot see anyway to get the existing lock out. I have had the door off its tracks and looked at the top and bottom, but am...
  5. Thread: Faulty breaker?

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    Hi DonL, I performed all the work myself. I...

    Hi DonL,

    I performed all the work myself. I did have a friend who is an electrician take a look at it once complete and he was happy with what I had done.
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    Thanks for the help i received in this forum. I...

    Thanks for the help i received in this forum. I just wanted to give an update on the topic.

    There was nothing wrong with the breaker. As a number of you suggested, it was two circuits that had...
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    I believe he was referring to the comment about...

    I believe he was referring to the comment about running a separate ground wire to the sub panel, at the start of post #17, I have included it below
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    If I were to replace the sub panel and feed it...

    If I were to replace the sub panel and feed it with a grounded conductor, tied back into the main panel in the same fashion as all the other circuits, with the neutral isolated in the sub panel, then...
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    Well, I talked about replacing the sub panel...

    Well, I talked about replacing the sub panel (which of course would include using correctly sized breakers), grounding it and fixing the back fed circuit. Yes, there are still some areas in the...
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    Is there any reason why I would not be able to...

    Is there any reason why I would not be able to replace the sub panel once I have corrected the back feed? Can I run a separate ground from the main to the panel, or should I run a new 4 conductor...
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    I have not ruled out hiring an electrician to get...

    I have not ruled out hiring an electrician to get involved.

    I am still in the process of identifying what I believe is incorrect. If I never poked around or asked questions, then I would most...
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    Yes, you are right, I have changed it to say...

    Yes, you are right, I have changed it to say ground.
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    Hi, Thanks to all for the quick responses. ...

    Hi,

    Thanks to all for the quick responses.

    It appears that there is *most likely* nothing wrong with the breaker, but something is back feeding the circuit as suggested by some of you in this...
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    Faulty breaker?

    Hi,

    I have a main panel (unfortunately without a main breaker) and a sub panel. The sub panel is fed from the main panel via a dual pole breaker. One red and one black connection with some pretty...
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    Ok, I was using the terms incorrectly. I meant...

    Ok, I was using the terms incorrectly. I meant putting in a "combination Y-1/8 bends" which was what I had pictured in my head. "Not vertical in the top of the pipe" meant that I will be angling the...
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    You know, I had thought about putting in a clean...

    You know, I had thought about putting in a clean out for both directions, but felt it was unecessary. I have just replaced all the drainage with ABS and there are plenty of cleanouts upstream as...
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    Thanks hj for your advice. Yes, I know direct...

    Thanks hj for your advice.

    Yes, I know direct is better, but when You have a line under a deck, you don't have much choice. I will run the clean out at an angle rather than vertical, so it misses...
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    Adding new external clean out

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    I have a 3" line leaving my house with a cleanout about 4" from the foundation wall. The line was originally iron until it reached the cleanout which is clay. In solving a backup in my system,...
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