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Identify foreign wiring

Good afternoon:

As part of a renovation I am installing lit vanity mirrors in my master ensuite. I have roughed in power for both of them and given them a dedicated switch.

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Yes, everything lines up as it should. It...

Yes, everything lines up as it should. It certainly does weigh a lot, and this is for a remodel of my master ensuite so it's not like it's going to take much abuse, but I'd still like to put it in...
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Weird toilet.

What I thought was just going to be the update of a toilet has turned into a two-part problem. Solving the first part I suppose would eliminate the second part. I bought a one-piece toilet because I...
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I tried the kickstarting thing previously and it...

I tried the kickstarting thing previously and it didn't work. The more i increase the potential power (it has levels of strength) the more intense the humming is, but when i nudge the blades the just...
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Posted By 6iron

Desk fan not blowing

Seems like a silly thing the try and repair but it's a nice fan. Brand is Kichler, all metal including the blade and has nice output.
Anyway one day it worked and the next it didn't. I hasn't...
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Posted By 6iron

As i sit here and pull what's left of my hair out...

As i sit here and pull what's left of my hair out trying to sort out what i actually need I've come to a minor revelation. I have a 9-pot grid in 2 rooms I'm looking to update and despite looking...
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Posted By 6iron

I believe this is the same product: <img...

I believe this is the same product:


<img src="https://i.postimg.cc/MTx0GHh3/Screenshot-20200328-152157.png" width="389" height="800"/> (https://postimg.cc/PL3v3Xf1)


For my market. The space...
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Posted By 6iron

Ok, I'll have to look closer because when i check...

Ok, I'll have to look closer because when i check home Depot the options start at 4". I am Canadian and when i click your link and am redirected to the Canadian site i do not get a direct match for...
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Posted By 6iron

But if you look at the first 2 pictures, the hole...

But if you look at the first 2 pictures, the hole in the sheet is clearly smaller than 4", which is my confusion. I want to take these entire cans out and replace the entire fixture, I just meant i...
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Posted By 6iron

Pot light replacement

Hello everyone, i hope you're all safe and sane during this bizarre time.
I hate these old pots and would like to upgrade to led. I've never done inset lighting before so just want to make sure i...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-09-20, 02:28 PM
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Posted By 6iron

My reasoning isn't economics based, and the gas...

My reasoning isn't economics based, and the gas savings wouldn't be very noticeable anyway. I'm fine with paying the upfront to do it right. I have the flow and gas requirements i would need. As...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-09-20, 08:18 AM
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Posted By 6iron

Considering tankless water heater

I'm sure this has been asked 8 jillion times but I didn't see a thread on the front page.

I'm on a hot water tank and would like to consider going tankless/on demand, for a number of reasons. I...
01-07-20, 07:05 PM
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Posted By 6iron

Variable amperage breaker would probably be a...

Variable amperage breaker would probably be a thing in residential if people could be trusted with them. People would just max them all out to avoid breaks.
01-07-20, 06:55 PM
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Posted By 6iron

I've played that game. Couldn't get power to a...

I've played that game. Couldn't get power to a powder room and after pulling my hair out for 2 hours found a tripped outdoor GFI on the front patio that was on the same circuit.
01-07-20, 06:59 AM
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Posted By 6iron

Since you're already getting into a recepticle...

Since you're already getting into a recepticle replacement a GFI enabled one is a good idea.
01-06-20, 12:26 PM
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Posted By 6iron

For what it's worth, i generally have better luck...

For what it's worth, i generally have better luck with stuff like that securing the sword and working on the stone, if i may use the sword in the stone as an analogy. I'd likely remove the...
12-29-19, 01:11 PM
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Posted By 6iron

Verify voltage at output of breaker? Test the...

Verify voltage at output of breaker? Test the voltage right at the breaker after turning it on? No. I can't say I've ever done that. Or would?
regardless, the breaker is not bad, everything is...
12-27-19, 11:11 PM
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Posted By 6iron

Apologies, I don't mean to muddy the forum with...

Apologies, I don't mean to muddy the forum with nonsense. This particular issue was resolved! Was the breaker not the receptacles. I'll consult a professional on the breaker.
12-27-19, 07:36 PM
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Posted By 6iron

Correct tab broken, i did figure it out and it...

Correct tab broken, i did figure it out and it was a breaker box issue. I've never had that happen before, but i wonder if it was related to both of them being split circuits with the joined...
12-27-19, 01:48 PM
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Posted By 6iron

That doesn't make sense either, i didnt touch any...

That doesn't make sense either, i didnt touch any wiring other than what's in the receptacle. Both were working fine, they were just ugly and the wallplates done, I'm just updating the appearance....
12-27-19, 12:08 PM
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Posted By 6iron

Power loss on receptacle update?

Having a strange issue, am simply updating a few receptacles and they are not getting any power after the installation. I am taking out these old/ugly CSA 15-125 and replacing them with nicer looking...
12-08-19, 11:36 AM
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Posted By 6iron

No argument there, or resistance (no pun...

No argument there, or resistance (no pun intended). Our devices are now the leading edge of consumer technology. We replace and update them willingly on a very regular basis; plugging them into...
12-08-19, 07:16 AM
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Posted By 6iron

... USB-C to lightning ;)

... USB-C to lightning ;)
12-06-19, 01:28 PM
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Posted By 6iron

Thanks. I like these Levitron switches and...

Thanks. I like these Levitron switches and receptacles because you can get these screw-free wall plates to fit them and they really do make for a cleaner look. Slowly replacing everything in the...
12-06-19, 11:52 AM
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Views: 554
Posted By 6iron

Final post on this - thanks manden and telecom...

Final post on this - thanks manden and telecom and everyone that assisted, i got what i wanted.

<img src="https://i.postimg.cc/050VQ7pK/IMG-20191206-135119.jpg" width="1067" height="800"/>...
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