Gas Meter making strange noise?

Discussion in 'HVAC' started by Oscar_Lives, Sep 7, 2004.

  1. Oscar_Lives

    Oscar_Lives Guest

    "Brad" <> wrote in message news:...
    > I've been noticing a strange low pitched noise/vibration in my home,
    > that I was able to determine only is occuring when the gas water heater
    > is firing. At first I could not determine where the noise was coming
    > from at all, it sounds pretty non-directional. In the basement it
    > sounded like it might be upstairs and visa versa. Finally I was able to
    > hear the noise very loudly by the gas meter outside.
    >
    > This appears to be the source of the noise, or more likely the circular
    > regulator just before the meter. The noise then reverberates through
    > the house via the black iron gas line that leads to the furnace & water
    > heater. I suspect the noise will also occur when the furnace is
    > operating, but that is still out of season.
    >
    > Before I call the gas company [Keyspan Energy- New England], has anyone
    > experienced this? Is it just a big annoyance or could it mean
    > trouble. Also, is the gas company responsible for the equipment before
    > and up to the meter if the meter is outsid ths house?
    >
    > Thanks


    You probably have a bad bearing in the wobbler shaft. I'll bet you haven't
    greased it in years, now have you?

    Take it over to alt.home.repair where someone might actually give a shit.

    Now SCOOT!
    Oscar_Lives, Sep 7, 2004
    #1
  2. Oscar_Lives

    Brad Guest

    I've been noticing a strange low pitched noise/vibration in my home,
    that I was able to determine only is occuring when the gas water heater
    is firing. At first I could not determine where the noise was coming
    from at all, it sounds pretty non-directional. In the basement it
    sounded like it might be upstairs and visa versa. Finally I was able to
    hear the noise very loudly by the gas meter outside.

    This appears to be the source of the noise, or more likely the circular
    regulator just before the meter. The noise then reverberates through
    the house via the black iron gas line that leads to the furnace & water
    heater. I suspect the noise will also occur when the furnace is
    operating, but that is still out of season.

    Before I call the gas company [Keyspan Energy- New England], has anyone
    experienced this? Is it just a big annoyance or could it mean
    trouble. Also, is the gas company responsible for the equipment before
    and up to the meter if the meter is outsid ths house?

    Thanks
    Brad, Sep 7, 2004
    #2
  3. Oscar_Lives

    Jenna Guest

    Oscar_Lives wrote:

    > "Brad" <> wrote in message news:...
    > > I've been noticing a strange low pitched noise/vibration in my home,
    > > that I was able to determine only is occuring when the gas water heater
    > > is firing. At first I could not determine where the noise was coming
    > > from at all, it sounds pretty non-directional. In the basement it
    > > sounded like it might be upstairs and visa versa. Finally I was able to
    > > hear the noise very loudly by the gas meter outside.
    > >
    > > This appears to be the source of the noise, or more likely the circular
    > > regulator just before the meter. The noise then reverberates through
    > > the house via the black iron gas line that leads to the furnace & water
    > > heater. I suspect the noise will also occur when the furnace is
    > > operating, but that is still out of season.
    > >
    > > Before I call the gas company [Keyspan Energy- New England], has anyone
    > > experienced this? Is it just a big annoyance or could it mean
    > > trouble. Also, is the gas company responsible for the equipment before
    > > and up to the meter if the meter is outsid ths house?
    > >
    > > Thanks

    >
    > You probably have a bad bearing in the wobbler shaft. I'll bet you haven't
    > greased it in years, now have you?
    >
    > Take it over to alt.home.repair where someone might actually give a shit.
    >
    > Now SCOOT!


    This guy doesn't know anything so he posts nonsensical posts. He doesn't even
    realize that the OP *did* include alt.home.repair in the groups. Oscar may
    pretend that he is a moderator but his juvenile ramblings are safely ignored.
    Jenna, Sep 7, 2004
    #3
  4. Oscar_Lives

    Oscar_Lives Guest

    "Jenna" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >
    >
    > Oscar_Lives wrote:
    >
    >> "Brad" <> wrote in message
    >> news:...
    >> > I've been noticing a strange low pitched noise/vibration in my home,
    >> > that I was able to determine only is occuring when the gas water heater
    >> > is firing. At first I could not determine where the noise was coming
    >> > from at all, it sounds pretty non-directional. In the basement it
    >> > sounded like it might be upstairs and visa versa. Finally I was able
    >> > to
    >> > hear the noise very loudly by the gas meter outside.
    >> >
    >> > This appears to be the source of the noise, or more likely the circular
    >> > regulator just before the meter. The noise then reverberates through
    >> > the house via the black iron gas line that leads to the furnace & water
    >> > heater. I suspect the noise will also occur when the furnace is
    >> > operating, but that is still out of season.
    >> >
    >> > Before I call the gas company [Keyspan Energy- New England], has anyone
    >> > experienced this? Is it just a big annoyance or could it mean
    >> > trouble. Also, is the gas company responsible for the equipment before
    >> > and up to the meter if the meter is outsid ths house?
    >> >
    >> > Thanks

    >>
    >> You probably have a bad bearing in the wobbler shaft. I'll bet you
    >> haven't
    >> greased it in years, now have you?
    >>
    >> Take it over to alt.home.repair where someone might actually give a shit.
    >>
    >> Now SCOOT!

    >
    > This guy doesn't know anything so he posts nonsensical posts. He doesn't
    > even
    > realize that the OP *did* include alt.home.repair in the groups. Oscar
    > may
    > pretend that he is a moderator but his juvenile ramblings are safely
    > ignored.
    >
    >


    Hey Jenna: Ignore THIS!
    Oscar_Lives, Sep 7, 2004
    #4
  5. <pjm@see_my_sig_for_address.com> wrote in message
    >
    > Do not cross post to alt.hvac.
    >
    >
    >
    > Paul ( pjm @ pobox . com ) - remove spaces to email me


    Is everyone there a prick or just you and Oscar?
    Edwin Pawlowski, Sep 7, 2004
    #5
  6. Oscar_Lives

    Oscar_Lives Guest

    "Edwin Pawlowski" <> wrote in message
    news:Cc9%c.755$...
    >
    >
    > <pjm@see_my_sig_for_address.com> wrote in message
    >>
    >> Do not cross post to alt.hvac.
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> Paul ( pjm @ pobox . com ) - remove spaces to email me

    >
    > Is everyone there a prick or just you and Oscar?




    Thanks **blushing**

    I'm not worthy of being compared to Paul.
    Oscar_Lives, Sep 7, 2004
    #6
  7. "bill" <> wrote in message news:tsurber-
    > You taking a poll or hitting on them?
    > Spit it out fuckwit.


    Wow, I'm impressed with your remarks. You have a way with words.
    Edwin Pawlowski, Sep 7, 2004
    #7
  8. Oscar_Lives

    Noon-Air Guest

    another candidate for the killfile

    *PLONK*

    oh wait.... your Polish....

    *KNOLP*

    "Edwin Pawlowski" <> wrote in message
    news:tF9%c.761$...
    >
    > "bill" <> wrote in message news:tsurber-
    >> You taking a poll or hitting on them?
    >> Spit it out fuckwit.

    >
    > Wow, I'm impressed with your remarks. You have a way with words.
    >
    Noon-Air, Sep 7, 2004
    #8
  9. "Edwin Pawlowski" <> wrote in message
    news:Cc9%c.755$...
    >
    >
    > <pjm@see_my_sig_for_address.com> wrote in message
    > >
    > > Do not cross post to alt.hvac.
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > Paul ( pjm @ pobox . com ) - remove spaces to email me

    >
    > Is everyone there a prick or just you and Oscar?


    Pretty much everyone. That's why we don't we don't want the crossposting
    crap and many times point the poster to home repair. If we want to read and
    reply to homeowner questions, we'll read them in alt.home.repair as many do.
    So, you see, you should STFU and mind your business.

    - Robert
    American Mechanical, Sep 7, 2004
    #9
  10. "Noon-Air" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > another candidate for the killfile
    >
    > *PLONK*
    >
    > oh wait.... your Polish....
    >
    > *KNOLP*


    he he he, now that's funny. You could have put that much energy into
    answering the OP's question, but instead, you saved all that energy to
    announce you PLONKED or is that KNOLPed me. You make me feel special.
    Edwin Pawlowski, Sep 7, 2004
    #10
  11. "bill" <> wrote in message news:tsurber-
    >
    > Copy it down. Stencil it on your shirts. All cross-posting assholes need
    > a nickname.
    > Git-r-done fuckwit


    I'd like to, but you superior knowledge is even more that Webster's
    Dictionary. I can't seem to find a definition for fuckwit. Is that
    something you made up? You're such a smooth talker.
    Edwin Pawlowski, Sep 7, 2004
    #11
  12. "bill" <> wrote in message
    > Have it tattoed on your forehead.


    Thank you Bill, I'm going to do just that.

    Now that you helped prove the alt.hvac group is just as rumored, I'll leave
    you guys alone.

    It would have been far easier to ignore the original post or give a simple
    four word answer. No, some clowns spend more time and effort to not answer.
    Edwin Pawlowski, Sep 7, 2004
    #12
  13. Oscar_Lives

    Sully Guest

    This has replaced my other favorite newsgroup - alt.humor - you guys
    are so intelligent and funny!

    STFU?

    F---Wit?

    Dyke?

    Bitch?

    Cracks me up!!!!


    On Tue, 07 Sep 2004 03:19:55 GMT, "American Mechanical"
    <> wrote:

    >
    >"Edwin Pawlowski" <> wrote in message
    >news:Cc9%c.755$...
    >>
    >>
    >> <pjm@see_my_sig_for_address.com> wrote in message
    >> >
    >> > Do not cross post to alt.hvac.
    >> >
    >> >
    >> >
    >> > Paul ( pjm @ pobox . com ) - remove spaces to email me

    >>
    >> Is everyone there a prick or just you and Oscar?

    >
    >Pretty much everyone. That's why we don't we don't want the crossposting
    >crap and many times point the poster to home repair. If we want to read and
    >reply to homeowner questions, we'll read them in alt.home.repair as many do.
    >So, you see, you should STFU and mind your business.
    >
    > - Robert
    >
    Sully, Sep 7, 2004
    #13
  14. On Tue, 07 Sep 2004 13:38:18 GMT, bill <>
    wrote:

    >In article <uui%c.2003$2H5.1088@trndny07>,
    > "Edwin Pawlowski" <> wrote:
    >
    >> "bill" <> wrote in message
    >> > Have it tattoed on your forehead.

    >>
    >> Thank you Bill, I'm going to do just that.
    >>
    >> Now that you helped prove the alt.hvac group is just as rumored, I'll leave
    >> you guys alone.
    >>
    >> It would have been far easier to ignore the original post or give a simple
    >> four word answer.


    Go **** your self.


    > No, some clowns spend more time and effort to not answer.
    >
    >Thanks for playing. Next!



    Paul ( pjm @ pobox . com ) - remove spaces to email me
    'Some days, it's just not worth chewing through the restraints.'

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    pjm@see_my_sig_for_address.com, Sep 7, 2004
    #14
  15. <pjm@see_my_sig_for_address.com> wrote in message
    > Go f your self.
    >
    >


    OK, I'm going to stop by the drugstore on the way home to get some KY.

    The originality of your retort just astounds me.

    Ta Ta for now. Witty as your remarks are, I've given you my last reply.
    You may have the last word if that is important to you.
    Edwin Pawlowski, Sep 7, 2004
    #15
  16. Oscar_Lives

    modervador Guest

    Definitely the call of the Darwinator(tm). Some, when they hear the
    call, turn up the radio so as not to be bothered. Are you one of the
    some?

    %mod%

    Brad <> wrote in message news:<>...
    > I've been noticing a strange low pitched noise/vibration in my home,
    > that I was able to determine only is occuring when the gas water heater
    > is firing. At first I could not determine where the noise was coming
    > from at all, it sounds pretty non-directional. In the basement it
    > sounded like it might be upstairs and visa versa. Finally I was able to
    > hear the noise very loudly by the gas meter outside.
    >
    > This appears to be the source of the noise, or more likely the circular
    > regulator just before the meter. The noise then reverberates through
    > the house via the black iron gas line that leads to the furnace & water
    > heater. I suspect the noise will also occur when the furnace is
    > operating, but that is still out of season.
    >
    > Before I call the gas company [Keyspan Energy- New England], has anyone
    > experienced this? Is it just a big annoyance or could it mean
    > trouble. Also, is the gas company responsible for the equipment before
    > and up to the meter if the meter is outsid ths house?
    >
    > Thanks
    modervador, Sep 7, 2004
    #16
  17. "Edwin Pawlowski" <> wrote in message
    news:Mgf%c.8655$...
    >
    > "bill" <> wrote in message news:tsurber-
    > >
    > > Copy it down. Stencil it on your shirts. All cross-posting assholes need
    > > a nickname.
    > > Git-r-done fuckwit

    >
    > I'd like to, but you superior knowledge is even more that Webster's
    > Dictionary. I can't seem to find a definition for fuckwit. Is that
    > something you made up? You're such a smooth talker.
    >
    >


    Definition is at www.fucktard.com

    Can we kill the fucking crossposting now?

    I know..I cross posted too...but you never know who is where anymore..
    Steve@carolinabreezehvac, Sep 7, 2004
    #17

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