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  1. Thanks Jimbo. Must have been typing my second...

    Thanks Jimbo. Must have been typing my second post while you were kind enough to reply to my first. If you have a minute to explain how the balancing spool works, and if my follow up post makes...
  2. I'm replying to my own post in case this ends up...

    I'm replying to my own post in case this ends up being of value to anyone down the road. Real plumbers please correct any errors that I might unintentionally include.
    I got to a point we're I...
  3. Moen shower diverter in-wall valve question + Cartridge question

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    I apologize if this is a dumb question but I was wondering if someone can explain the function of the two screw valves on the right and left of the attached picture. Are these shut off...
  4. Economite Conversion Burner - Winter Startup Trouble

    I have an Economite Conversion Burner Model E20A unit on a Weil-McLain boiler.
    I turned on the thermostat for the first time this season. I just hear an uninterrupted buzz and the burner doesn't...
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    Thank you for the replies, I have a pro coming...

    Thank you for the replies, I have a pro coming out in the morning.
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    Trouble with one zone and general understanding

    I have an old Weil McClain boiler. It's gas fired but I believe that it's a conversion unit on an oil burner. It has four zones. One of the four zones that heats the upper floor is not heating up....
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    Thanks for the reply. I'm estimating the...

    Thanks for the reply. I'm estimating the existing wire to be #12. Erring on the side of caution do you see any trouble with using a 15 amp fuse. As I mentioned, it's a living room so there will be...
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    Subpanel Circuit Question

    I have a 4-circuit subpanel with twist-in type fuses branching off a 40-amp breaker in the main house panel.

    A living room circuit that I'm working has 6 duplex receptacles. As I was pigtailing...
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    Chimney relining question

    I recently had my chimney relined with a stainless steel liner. Previously there was just brick. Before the relining, the boiler connected to the chimney with a metal pipe, about 7-8 inches in...
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    The leak that I created

    I'm trying to hook up the ice maker in a new refrigerator. I didn't use a saddle valve. It didn't seem like a good idea. So I tee'd off an existing 5/8" line just downstream of a valve.

    First...
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    Thanks to all for the help.

    Thanks to all for the help.
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    I ended up using Scotch Super 88 tape. I checked...

    I ended up using Scotch Super 88 tape. I checked 3M's website, it's UL rated for 600 volts at ambient temperatures ranging from 0 to 220 degrees F.

    I wrapped the wire as cleanly as I could......
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    I appreciate the responses. I took a look at...

    I appreciate the responses.

    I took a look at the wiring on the outlet. There was damage to the insulation on the hot lead wire. Some copper was barely visible but I'm fairly certain that this is...
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    Thanks for the fast reply. Nothing else is on...

    Thanks for the fast reply. Nothing else is on that circuit. Just the two outlets. The 12ga wire that ran from the panel to the first outlet was existing. I added the second outlet to pass...
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    Kitchen GFCI Problem

    I'm a new homeowner on a budget, trying to do things myself, remodeling the kitchen. My question pertains to a problem that I'm having with a gfci outlet.

    Initially I wired the circuit using...
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