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  1. While SOME gas meters are okay up to 320,000...

    While SOME gas meters are okay up to 320,000 BTUs/hour many will be hard pressed to pass more than 250,000 BTUs/hour. It also depends upon how the tankless heaters are piped from the gas main. If...
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    I have a "dust bag" on my miter saw. I doubt...

    I have a "dust bag" on my miter saw. I doubt that it catches even 10% of the sawdust. I tried connecting my vacuum cleaner in place of the dust bag and it wasn't any better.
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    Retrofit is difficult but in new construction use...

    Retrofit is difficult but in new construction use tape to close off all the holes in the box and some spray foam or caulk to seal the wire penetration. Use some siliconized latex caulk to seal...
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    Your description is a bit confusing. Do you...

    Your description is a bit confusing. Do you mean you have TWO shower heads and each is rated at 2-1/2 gallons per minute?

    If so, then THAT is the problem. A tank-type water heater can supply...
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    First of all, boilers DO NOT have "T&P" valves,...

    First of all, boilers DO NOT have "T&P" valves, they have safety valves that operate on PRESSURE ONLY! Good practice is to change the safety valve every five years.

    If your gauge is always...
  6. Thread: 7 way switch?

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    When you write that there are two pushbuttons at...

    When you write that there are two pushbuttons at each control point that really points to a low-voltage control system. If is indeed a low voltage control then there are several possibilities...
  7. A gas-fired dryer will generally be more...

    A gas-fired dryer will generally be more expensive to purchase but less expensive to operate than an electric dryer.
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    As Catcher_chick noted type NM cable is not rated...

    As Catcher_chick noted type NM cable is not rated for wet areas so that is OUT for that reason alone. Second reason is that you would find 6-3 w/g to be almost impossible to pull through anything...
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    "All-in-one" boiler chemicals are usually about...

    "All-in-one" boiler chemicals are usually about as effective as snake oil is in curing the common cold. The best thing you can do is to make darn sure there are no leaks in your system and THAT will...
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    With very few exceptions anytime chemicals are...

    With very few exceptions anytime chemicals are added to a system that is also connected to a potable water system (the make-up water pressure reducing valve on a heating system) it is REQUIRED that a...
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    Is this in a General Electric panel? One that...

    Is this in a General Electric panel? One that takes half-slot breakers? If yes, then you need to move the circuit breaker over one slot.

    There are a couple of other panels that have this quirk...
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    I suspect the fluid is glycerine.

    I suspect the fluid is glycerine.
  13. I would strongly suggest that you get a...

    I would strongly suggest that you get a drain-cleaning service to run a camera down your sewer pipes. Cast iron should last for many decades.
  14. Is your house built on a slab? Some areas were...

    Is your house built on a slab? Some areas were slow to adopt plastic piping for underground usage even after allowing it to be used above ground.
  15. Thread: fuses

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    Yes. The 'rejection " (not reject) feature is...

    Yes. The 'rejection " (not reject) feature is built into the fuseholder and is to prevent using a lower voltage rated fuse.
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    IF the Honda generator has a built-in GFCI then I...

    IF the Honda generator has a built-in GFCI then I agree with jwelectric. If it does NOT have a built-in GFCI then the method I suggest IS acceptable.

    OR you could use a portable GFCI between the...
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    IF, the size of the threads on the nut are the...

    IF, the size of the threads on the nut are the same and IF the ferrule cone is the same then you might be able to put new valves on using the old nuts and ferrules. I'd say try it but just snug the...
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    Since you cannot answer I have put you on...

    Since you cannot answer I have put you on permanent ignore.
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    The best alarm system is only as good as the...

    The best alarm system is only as good as the weakest link. I don't know what you might consider as "reasonably priced" so I can't give any specific recommendations but what I would likely do is to...
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    Thanks, Terry. I cringe and scream at the...

    Thanks, Terry. I cringe and scream at the television whenever I see one of the "experts" using Teflon or goo on these fittings.

    thebeave, heed well what Terry has explained. Remove those...
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    What doe "U" mean? Do you have a problem writing...

    What doe "U" mean? Do you have a problem writing with REAL words?

    Show me where I am wrong and I will admit to the mistake. If you can't show me where I am wrong then you have no argument.
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    At the generator inlet connection that you have...

    At the generator inlet connection that you have installed in the garage you would connect the neutral and equipment ground terminals together. While this is normally NOT in accordance with either...
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    JAR8832, I do not know how the Honda generator is...

    JAR8832, I do not know how the Honda generator is wired but my Yamaha does not have the neutral and equipment ground conductors bonded together in the generator.

    An equipment ground, especially...
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    Let it go, Pete. Sometimes it is the hardest...

    Let it go, Pete. Sometimes it is the hardest thing in the world for a person to admit they were wrong, this is often the case when they find out their thinking has been wrong for several years. All...
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    Sorry, Don but you are WRONG! Electricity will...

    Sorry, Don but you are WRONG! Electricity will follow ALL PATHS back to the source.The amperage and average voltage on these multiple paths will be dependent upon the resistance of each individual...
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