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and jumper wire from neutral to red This will give you an appliance with one dead side. Assuming the motor and electronics are on the black phase, your dryer will run at one-half of the stated power - essentially on 'low' all the time. The good news is while it will take twice as long, it's only using half the power to the total cost to dry your stuff ...


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Some dryers do have the ability to run on either 110v or 220v. Bear in mind that 110v gives it roughly the same power as a hair dryer, so even if this were possible, I wouldn't recommend it, as it can take 2 hours for the clothes to dry. Assuming that your apartment has 220v service at the panel, if you can find two outlets on opposite legs (i.e. 180 ...


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Switching out the cord is easy, but that does not make it a 110V dryer. It's probably not possible to convert to 110V, although you'd have to find a user manual or contact the manufacturer to confirm. And even if you could, it would probably draw more power than a standard residential 110V outlet could supply. The only way to do this is to run a 220V outlet ...


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You need a 3/8" female NPT x 3/8" male flare thread adapter. Any good hardware store or plumbing shop.


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The short pipe you show is a section of tapered NPT black iron pipe. As a sidenote, there should not be pipe dope inside the pipe, the dope should only be on the threads. The section of corrugated pipe is most likely designed to connect to a flared pipe with straight threads. The required two adapters should have been sold with the pipe because it has to ...


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Since my dryer vent was very long too, I bought this kit from Amazon, along with extra rods. Please note the following: Use the set screw to attach the brush to the first rod. Use a pair of pliers to tighten the connection and duct tape to hold the joints in the rods in place Turn on the dryer in air-dry mode to get some air flow going. Remove the ...


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As a general rule, dryer vents should be cleaned out with a brush (attached to a long chain or rope or flexible rod so they can be run through the duct) every 6 months or so. If the arrangement of the vents in your townhouse community is such that you cannot easily do this yourself, you should take it up with whatever owners association or management company ...


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Yes, my parents have had one of these gadgets since the 1980s: http://www.acehardware.com/product/index.jsp?productId=1273159 http://www.amazon.com/Dryer-Heat-energy-Saver-aceex12/dp/B000H5PTI6 At the time, I seem to recall that running the dryer was something like 10k BTUs, which was significant. However: new washing machines spin much faster, and ...



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