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Making an appointment tomorrow assuming I can...

Making an appointment tomorrow assuming I can find someone to come out. I was just doing my homework ahead of time. My math came up at ~73 PSF. I'm hoping I'm close! :-) Ledgers are both done to...
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Load capacity of deck

I have a strange deck layout that I'd like to put a hot tub on. It is in a "bump in" on my house. The deck is 11'6" x 12'. It has 2x10 joists and ledgers on 2 sides, so the 2x10's span 11'6". ...
01-15-15, 04:25 AM
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Thanks for the input. There is no transformer...

Thanks for the input.
There is no transformer on the street light pole. The street light pole is fed aerial from another pole 150' away with no transformer
I'll have them come out today to talk...
01-14-15, 08:34 PM
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Could the Neutral problem be on my side?

Could the Neutral problem be on my side?
01-14-15, 07:43 PM
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Voltage swing, lights dim on 200 amp service.

Hey everyone, I havent checked in for a while because we've been very busy enjoying our new house! Again a huge thanks to those who answered the questions I had while building. I really appreciate...
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Vista 20p with no wireless sensors, but wireless errors

I just installed my new 20p. I have one 6160 KP and no wireless sensors. After initial programing I am getting the "check 100 rf reciever" error. How do I disable all wireless on this thing?
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04-27-14, 01:50 PM
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It's LFNC, not smurf tube.

It's LFNC, not smurf tube.
04-27-14, 01:16 PM
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Perfect, Boxes have ground screws already. ...

Perfect, Boxes have ground screws already.

Is it allowed to pull romex through fnmc? Or should I go out and buy a few small spools of solid thhn?
04-27-14, 01:09 PM
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I have already made provisions to get the box...

I have already made provisions to get the box installed w/o hitting the drawers (perks to installing all the cabinets myself!)

As far as conduit goes, can I run fnmc in between metal boxes? (I...
04-27-14, 10:46 AM
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Thanks again, I have plenty of 3/4" FCM and...

Thanks again,

I have plenty of 3/4" FCM and fittings around, I'll grab a box and some #12 THHN tonight.
04-27-14, 09:49 AM
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Thanks! Any suggestions on box type and wire...

Thanks! Any suggestions on box type and wire type for putting the receptacle in?

I assume a old work plastic box and unprotected romex will not cut it. Would flexible steel conduit and a metal...
04-27-14, 08:53 AM
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Kitchen Island circuit question

I am buttoning up all my electrical at the new house (thanks gain for all of you who have answered questions in the past BTW) and am ready to install my receptacle on the kitchen Island. I have a...
03-05-14, 05:46 PM
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Posted By scubawes

Single gang yes, but 22.5 in3 on 2x4 studs...

Single gang yes, but 22.5 in3 on 2x4 studs...
03-04-14, 04:00 AM
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Yep, the plates are because I used the first...

Yep, the plates are because I used the first holes... Oh well, the sheetrockers are not going to like me so much. I just picked up a pack of Boca plates and covered the "bad ones". I was able to...
03-03-14, 03:14 PM
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Passed! I need to move a closet light 6" for...

Passed! I need to move a closet light 6" for clearance, and add a few nailplates behind a couple boxes. He said he'd "like to see a double gang box in place of a single" over a short piece of...
02-25-14, 11:36 AM
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Just about ready to schedule my rough in. What...

Just about ready to schedule my rough in. What state should I have everything in before I do so? All feeds in the panel landed and looking nice? All receptacles pigtailed/dressed ready for a...
02-21-14, 07:35 AM
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Grounds are all connected! I started popping...

Grounds are all connected! I started popping holes in anticipation of pulling wire today. Here are some photos of the days progress.
imgur: the simple image sharer (http://imgur.com/U7tlfyd)...
02-19-14, 08:15 PM
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Posted By scubawes

Perfect, thanks! Can it lay in the...

Perfect, thanks!

Can it lay in the trench?
02-19-14, 07:56 PM
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Posted By scubawes

I have invited them too! So it looks like...

I have invited them too!

So it looks like they may be running a plastic water line. Should I run another ground rod in the basement?

Can I run my #6 bare wire from the the outdoor ground...
02-18-14, 08:33 PM
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Posted By scubawes

Thanks Tolyn, I've been working with the...

Thanks Tolyn,

I've been working with the plumber and hvac guys to make sure everyone has the space they need. I haven't pulled any wire yet, just want to make sure there isn't a duct or pipe...
02-18-14, 12:38 PM
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Posted By scubawes

Can someone give me a quick run through on...

Can someone give me a quick run through on grounding and bonding everything?
I have a 10' copper ground rod driven into the ground below my meter socket, a stub of rebar coming through the...
02-18-14, 08:38 AM
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Will add straps today. Thanks for the...

Will add straps today. Thanks for the suggestion. I would have loved to flip that panel! I was unaware it was allowed... I do not like how the 1 1/2" conduit to the garage comes off the left...
02-18-14, 05:33 AM
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Posted By scubawes

Been making some very good progress. All the...

Been making some very good progress. All the boxes are hung, all the second story cans are hung, service is pulled, panels are hung and setup. Now to fight with the HVAC guy about putting cold air...
02-16-14, 11:03 AM
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Posted By scubawes

Thanks! Wish me luck pulling this beast!

Thanks! Wish me luck pulling this beast!
02-16-14, 10:38 AM
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Posted By scubawes

Pulling the service today. Conduit was glued and...

Pulling the service today. Conduit was glued and panels.were mounted yesterday! Now for one last question before I start tugging. I have me 2 hots and my neutral ready to pull from the meter,...
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