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Pretty sure you already bled your brakes by now...

Pretty sure you already bled your brakes by now but for anyone else reading this most major auto parts stores have tool loan programs. I have borrowed a brake pressure bleeder from Auto Zone in the...
02-02-21, 06:03 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

Why not put in a low saddle the width of the jamb...

Why not put in a low saddle the width of the jamb and plane down the bottom of the door.
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If you don't have a high loop on the dishwasher...

If you don't have a high loop on the dishwasher drain line it could also cause a gurgle by allowing water to back feed the dishwasher. I can see where it is connected to the drain but can't see...
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Posted By palmcoast

landing tread

Hello,
I am looking to replace the landing tread that is damaged from an old railing installation. The floors are hardwood and I don't know how I can attach the landing without the hardware being...
01-20-21, 07:53 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

It looks like the Arlington raceway is the way I...

It looks like the Arlington raceway is the way I will go.
01-20-21, 07:49 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

The conduit would have to be too large. An open...

The conduit would have to be too large. An open trough would work better since I am looking at about 18-12/2 cables.
01-18-21, 06:52 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

Vinyl gutter for raceway

Can an open vinyl gutter be used as a raceway to support NM cable running across the joists on the ceiling in an unfinished basement?
01-06-21, 06:49 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

Garage outlets

I have one 20 amp dedicated circuit for my garage for 4 outlets. I want to add another outlet in my garage and put in two LED lights in the garage attic by wiring into an existing 20 AMP circuit...
01-03-21, 05:22 PM
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Any fan/light bathroom fixture I wire I put on a...

Any fan/light bathroom fixture I wire I put on a dedicated 20. Many times the homeowner decides they want a heater also and this way I don't need to try to run a new circuit. I also do all my GFCI...
01-03-21, 05:17 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

Was that outlet once switched?

Was that outlet once switched?
01-03-21, 05:13 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

I am curious as to how this can be done without...

I am curious as to how this can be done without contacting the power company. How do you explain the broken seal on the meter?
01-01-21, 06:37 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

If you want to do it the the right way the...

If you want to do it the the right way the outlets need to be on a dedicated 20AMP and gfci protected either at the receptacle or the panel. The vanity light may be on a separate 15 AMP shared from...
12-31-20, 04:23 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

I think the guy at the electrical supply house is...

I think the guy at the electrical supply house is pulling your leg. As a professional he should never suggest bypassing the permit process for that type of work. The answer is definitely yes.
12-29-20, 07:31 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

The bottom left breakers are not installed...

The bottom left breakers are not installed correctly so obviously not anyone can do it. You don't replace breakers by dimensions. You replace them by panel make.
12-27-20, 10:45 PM
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I'm still stuck on the first pic going into the...

I'm still stuck on the first pic going into the ejector pump. Although I will be the first to admit my field is more on the electrical end I am curious as to the actual height of the sewer line...
12-27-20, 10:19 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

Check for a broken/disconnected wire at the switch

Check for a broken/disconnected wire at the switch
12-27-20, 10:09 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

If the cover to your panel isn't seating properly...

If the cover to your panel isn't seating properly you probably don't have the breakers installed properly or the right breaker manufacturer. Both of these would cause breakers to trip or spark. I...
12-27-20, 10:02 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

You need a weatherproof cover (plastic domed)...

You need a weatherproof cover (plastic domed) that protect the cords and plugs. The cover you are using has spring loaded covers that wear out after a year and won't even close without anything...
12-27-20, 09:51 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

If you have already been yanking on that wire you...

If you have already been yanking on that wire you may just want to cut the drywall and be sure the insulation has not been damaged. As far as using a screwdriver to blindly pry a staple it is not a...
11-28-19, 06:54 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

just add a pigtail to it to get the working...

just add a pigtail to it to get the working length.
11-28-19, 06:51 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

Tesla?

If you have a Tesla why are you even doing this yourself? Call a pro.
12-28-12, 03:59 PM
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Posted By palmcoast

cable runs again

Does NEC permit using wire ties (Zip ties) to secure NM cables?
12-27-12, 07:09 AM
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Posted By palmcoast

neat cable runs

Does anyone know of any code compliant ways to neatly run multiple (6 to 8) NM cables along my sill plate in the basement? I am rewiring a house and the area along the sill plate in the basement is...
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Posted By palmcoast

Fix-a-flat clean up

I'm not sure if this is posted under the right catagory but here goes. I had a can of fix-a-flat explode in the back hatch area of my Corvette. Fortunately the rear window didn't blow out but the...
01-07-12, 11:54 AM
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Posted By palmcoast

2 questions - GFCI, wire ties

#1. Can a GFCI receptical be put on a circuit with an AFCI breaker?

#2. Are wire zip ties with nailer tabs acceptable means of securing multiple romex cables?

Thanks
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