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10-31-18, 06:02 PM
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That was my thinking, but thought it better check...

That was my thinking, but thought it better check first before I found myself in a "if only...". Thanks!
10-31-18, 03:34 PM
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Views: 619
Posted By Raccroc

Thanks...I get the "theory" of its use (240v vs...

Thanks...I get the "theory" of its use (240v vs 120/240v), but it is the practical is what I cannot figure out.
So, some real world use like "power takefoffs from panels for stage use" (something I...
10-31-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Raccroc

8/[3-4] SOOW Cable Question

Can someone explain to me what typical application I might need an 8/4 (white,black,red, green) instead of 8/3 (white,black, green) cable?

I inherited a 100' or so of 600v 8/4 soow cable when I...
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Raccroc

Slow draining toilet

I am rehabing a manufactured home and replaced one of the toilets with a new ADA (tall) bowl, new seal, all new hardware.

What happens when flushing is, bowl fills up, then slowly drains over...
12-17-16, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Raccroc

Don't want to change the code...don't. CARE...

Don't want to change the code...don't. CARE about the code. The code is not "written to protect", it is written to do all sorts of things, like protect, provide independence, give comfort, ...
12-16-16, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Raccroc

My understanding (which, admittedly, may be...

My understanding (which, admittedly, may be wrong) is 1:12 is the maximum for unassisted wheelchair access, with 1:20 being the ideal. Wheelchair access is easy, as a person can just be pushed....
12-16-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Raccroc

Interior Ramp

I have a small single-wide. manufactured home with a living room add-on. The add-on has a concrete floor sitting at ground level, about 14" below the rest of the home. The main entrance is the...
10-20-16, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By Raccroc

Appreciate the all the advise. Agree with...

Appreciate the all the advise.

Agree with everyone about the beam… gonna re-secure and paint.

I was hoping to avoid floating and taping, as I have a hard enough time with making it passable...
10-19-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By Raccroc

Sure, no problem. Left side = Before Right...

Sure, no problem.

Left side = Before
Right Side = After
http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh586/Raccroc/Guest%20House/20161019_164058_zpsyxwn4knf.jpg...
10-18-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By Raccroc

Ceiling remodeling questions

I have a 25-30 year old manufactured home I am remodeling to turn into a rental.
The ceiling in the kitchen and dining/living room is pitched with a faux wood beam running down the center. The...
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Raccroc

Thanks… what I was afraid of. Having issues with...

Thanks… what I was afraid of. Having issues with the current hardware and need to replace it. Trying to get by w/o opening the wall until I remodel the whole room and rip out the entire unit.
...
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Raccroc

Replacing shower hardware

I have a bulk, contractor grade, fiberglass tun/shower installed (no idea the brand) and would like to replace the handle and faucet (it is single handle unit).
Two questions…
1st - What...
11-23-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Raccroc

Thank's to all for the replys and suggestions. ...

Thank's to all for the replys and suggestions. This will be great to get me started. Couple of notes/questions...

Panel/Cover: While I have found, and installed, the panel cover, I plan to just...
11-21-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Raccroc

Metal Barn Wiring Questions

I have a 40x25 metal framed barn on concrete. The previous owner ran a 125A/24 space panel to the barn; however, he used an indoor panel, left the cover off, and the barn leaks in that area. There...
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Views: 939
Posted By Raccroc

I will try and take a picture or sketch it up...

I will try and take a picture or sketch it up this evening, but in the meantime…
The opening is a triangle, where the left side is the long side (hypotenuse) going straight up. The other two sides...
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Views: 939
Posted By Raccroc

Drilling shelf pin holes at an angle

I am building a set of built-in shelfs in a wall along our staircase. What I would like to do is, keep one side of the shelves at an angle running parallel with the steps. This would mean drilling...
10-25-14, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Raccroc

Thanks, that helps. My biggest concern with...

Thanks, that helps. My biggest concern with leaving the door is airflow. If I enclose and insulate a portion of the garage (which already has AC ducts and vents running to it), would I be creating...
10-25-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Raccroc

Adding interior room space

I have a 30x30 garage.
The east wall is a two car door and an exterior door.
The south wall has a door to our utility room, a pair of AC vents (along the top of the wall), and washer hookups. ...
08-17-14, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By Raccroc

Thank you very kindly for the info. Never...

Thank you very kindly for the info.

Never knew that about the pads, always assumed they for for some sort of vibration dampening or something...good to know it is nothing more than a pedestal.
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08-17-14, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By Raccroc

Condenser on a 2nd story deck?

Anyone know if moving pair of AC condensers from the the ground to a second story deck would be an issue (considering rerouting the lines should is arbitrary and will not affect the distance to the...
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By Raccroc

Matching acid stained concrete

The wife and I just bought a new house and plan to redo the floors before moving in. We are considering pulling up the existing flooring, putting down a microfinish, and acid staining it a light to...
Replies: 4
Views: 3,018
Posted By Raccroc

Thank you for the reply. I completely understand...

Thank you for the reply. I completely understand the site was not built with a deck in mind; however, I do plan on installing one and want to adapt for it the best I can.

I just wasn't sure about...
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Views: 3,018
Posted By Raccroc

Question Ground Level Deck Over Sidewalk -

I recently got my hands on close to 1k sq/ft of 2x6 redwood from a deck that was being torn down. My plan is to use the redwood to build a pair of decks in front of my house. The deck at issue is...
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