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Why does my Kobalt KST 2540-06 weed eater stop every minute?

Likely, there is a thermal switch, which shuts the motor if it gets hot. However, the motor should run quite cool unless there is undue friction. Look for something wound around the motor shaft. Some ...
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Does green pool water damage St. Augustine grass and plants?

Yes, yes, yes, you can use the pool water to irrigate your plants, or just pump it into the St. Augustine. St. Augustine is a particularly hardy type of grass. Pool water does not have any chemicals ...
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Underground Storage Tank removed - 'Right' kind of fill?

From your description of the tank's removal, I assume that the soil cut from the hole is long gone and you're shopping for dirt. Without knowing more about your foundation (specifically, whether it's ...
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Why is the pressure in the house faucets low when my outdoor sprinkler system turns on?

The logical and common reason for this is a leak in the sprinkler system. Of course this is assuming that the sprinkler is fed by the same supply line as the home. Depending on the type of layout for ...
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what breaker amp rating, do I need for a 230 volt 1PH motor 10.9 amp, fed by double pole breaker 115 v each leg?

You need to look at the motor nameplate and instructions. Really. Right on there it will state a minimum circuit ampacity and a maximum circuit breaker. You need to pick a breaker size in that range. ...
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what breaker amp rating, do I need for a 230 volt 1PH motor 10.9 amp, fed by double pole breaker 115 v each leg?

Table 430.52(C)(1) says 250% for inverse time circuit breaker, using Table 430.248 at 8.0A for 1 hp resulting in 20A inverse time breaker. If unable to start the motor without tripping then 430.52(C)(...
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