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02-24-21, 07:28 AM
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Continuous runs. Did that. It looks cool up...

Continuous runs. Did that. It looks cool up there. To bad people will never see it.

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02-24-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By skeeter_ca

Yes, California. Southern. 3200feet. We don't get...

Yes, California. Southern. 3200feet. We don't get too cold but it does dip below 32 occasionally with a little snow.

skeeter
02-23-21, 04:27 PM
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Views: 275
Posted By skeeter_ca

They run on top of and perpendicular to the...

They run on top of and perpendicular to the ceiling joist. So you think it would be best to use the foam tubing and then also cover with insulation?

skeeter
02-23-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By skeeter_ca

How do i insulate my PEX in my attic?

I have run about 40 feet of PEX through my unconditioned attic for my bathroom remodel. Seems like it would be a pain and expensive to put foam tubes on each individual pipe, 10 of them to be exact....
02-21-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By skeeter_ca

With the insulation and the pipe wrap i would...

With the insulation and the pipe wrap i would think that is an outside wall. Is it possible the tee actually goes to an outside hose bib? If so remove the hose bib and then you should be able to pull...
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Views: 329
Posted By skeeter_ca

From what i have seen when doing a floating floor...

From what i have seen when doing a floating floor none of the sides are nailed down. The entire floor can expand and contract in all directions. As marq suggested, all manufacturers have instructions...
02-19-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By skeeter_ca

Need to move my vanity drain 6"

I removed my small built-in vanity and am installing a pedestal sink. The clean out and drain/vent pipe are about 6" to the left of the pedestal. Can I use two 45 degree fittings to move over the...
12-23-20, 12:45 PM
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Views: 301
Posted By skeeter_ca

I love cable stackers. Makes quick work of...

I love cable stackers. Makes quick work of multiple cables.

skeeter
12-23-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By skeeter_ca

It's not that big of a deal in the long run. I'd...

It's not that big of a deal in the long run. I'd rather bow a little to satisfy him now rather than have to bend over a lot later. :)

skeeter
12-22-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By skeeter_ca

I don't understand it either. I didn't want to...

I don't understand it either. I didn't want to question too hard as he is already kind of a grumpy old man and I know better than to anger an inspector. Not a big deal to change but was just...
12-22-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By skeeter_ca

Push in connectors not allowed for grounds?

I just had my rough in electrical inspection for my bathroom remodel. I am using Wago lever push in connectors in all the boxes. The inspector stated the grounds are not allowed to be push in...
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By skeeter_ca

Why is there dirt under my tub?

I have a house built in 1976. I pulled some dry wall to fix a leak for the tub plumbing and found dirt under the tub. Why is it there? Does it go all the way down below the foundation? If I replace...
11-08-19, 06:59 AM
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Views: 857
Posted By skeeter_ca

leave a gap if going with foam board skeeter

leave a gap if going with foam board

skeeter
10-11-19, 02:43 PM
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Views: 861
Posted By skeeter_ca

"And he guaranteed my condensation would be gone...

"And he guaranteed my condensation would be gone forever"

Tell him you will have him do it if he puts that in writing on the invoice? lol

skeeter
10-11-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,235
Posted By skeeter_ca

You could put some craft backed fiberglass...

You could put some craft backed fiberglass insulation there but you do not want to compress it or it will loose it's insulation value. You could peel off some of the fiberglass so it is thinner but...
10-11-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,437
Posted By skeeter_ca

I believe, but someone correct me if I am wrong,...

I believe, but someone correct me if I am wrong, that you can get condensation on the ducting that is uninsulated, even in sunny California. Picture this...warm humid day outside, hot humid attic,...
10-11-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By skeeter_ca

Spray foam on the inside of the roof can be one...

Spray foam on the inside of the roof can be one of the best ways to insulate a home, also the most expensive. But you have to know what you are doing. A lot to consider. I have been researching...
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Views: 377
Posted By skeeter_ca

Thanks, I saw another reference and it said 3150....

Thanks, I saw another reference and it said 3150. So i'll set it around there.

Again thanks.

skeeter
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By skeeter_ca

What rpm for YTD mower?

I have a YTD lawn mower, model #11A-549p713. The rpm is low and not sure what to set it at. I feel it can over rev if I set it too high and it has some kind of idle control that varies the rpm but it...
05-14-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,206
Posted By skeeter_ca

That would mean you can't go to sleep unit 11pm....

That would mean you can't go to sleep unit 11pm. Or get up at 11 and plug it in. Or forget to get up and plug it in then you have a low battery the next morning. Sounds like a big inconvenience to...
01-30-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By skeeter_ca

Interesting.... guess when I get to that point I...

Interesting.... guess when I get to that point I will verify with the manufacturer the correct wiring procedure. Thank you

skeeter
01-27-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By skeeter_ca

Think you might be right. Why have different...

Think you might be right. Why have different adapters to fit. Just change what ever equipment cord end to match the 14-50 receptacle. Not like I am going to have a dozen pieces of equipment to run.
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01-25-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By skeeter_ca

So why wouldn't it be ok to have the best safest...

So why wouldn't it be ok to have the best safest receptacle and use adapters to bump down to the different types of 3 prong outlets?


skeeter
01-25-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By skeeter_ca

The 14-50R seems to be the newest style plug that...

The 14-50R seems to be the newest style plug that includes a ground for an added safety factor, otherwise the same as the 3 prong.

skeeter
01-25-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By skeeter_ca

My Lincoln 100amp DC welder, 20% duty cycle uses...

My Lincoln 100amp DC welder, 20% duty cycle uses 120v 20a plug. But 240v welders use several types of plugs, the most commonly the 10-50 or 10-30.


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