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How do I choose and install regulators when installing 2psi natural gas lines?

When installing natural gas, I was under the impression that the appliances would hook directly to the gas lines at 2psi but the inspector said that they are rated in water columns – here is the tag from my dryer: Converting w.c. to psi shows that 4 w.c. is around 0.144 psi and 10.5 w.c. is around .379 psi so I suppose the appliance is not supposed to take 2psi directly or 55 w.c. – but I have never heard of putting regulators at all the appliance connections and the inspector did say it is a new thing. I searched and it seems like this is the best regulator for the job, if I do in fact need one: MAXITROL 1/2″ IPS NATURAL GAS REGULATOR MODEL325-3L I believe the “L” model is the vent-limiting model that can be used indoors and it has some blue paint to show the difference. Specifications are as follows: Here is how I’m thinking about hooking it all up:

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How do you find a break in an invisible fence?

This article was clipped from WikiAnswers: THIS WORKS! Took me a couple hours & a $1.50 part from Radio Shack, but it saved me $200 to get the IF company to fix it (found it on another website): http://hardware.mcse.ms/a-rchive144-2005-9-227666.html This- method requires you purchase an “RF-Choke” from Radio Shack (Catalog item # 273-102) and use an AM Radio. Once you have these, follow these procedures: 1. Disconnect the boundary wire from the terminals on the transmitter. 2. Wrap the boundary wire around the choke leads 3. Connect the choke leads to the terminals on the transmitter. The choke has now completed the loop as far as the transmitter is concerned. 4. Turn the range adjustment knob up 1/4 to 1/2 turn. 5. Take the transistor radio and set it to AM 600. Stand outside the structure where the twisted wire exits and listen for the pulsating static of the transmitter. Gently swing the radio back and forth across the front of your body and follow the wire out to where the loop begins. Pick either direction and continue until the pulsating stops for a 4-6 ft area. In this area is your break. I spent $130 to invisible fence to repair a break and swore that i would never do it again and bought the identical parts that they used to locate and fix the break. They charged me $89 in labor +$30 for 2 of the suresplice kits that cost only $1 each. : 1) 3 Prong Orange outlet … Continue reading

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