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Is it ok to split speaker wire to 2 different locations?

I am getting ready to drywall my basement ceiling. In that basement I have an entertainment system with speaker wire running from it, up the wall and thru the wall to speakers mounted outside.

I...
02-07-21, 11:53 AM
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Right, these are 16" centers. But I don't think I...

Right, these are 16" centers. But I don't think I should use 3/8", I think it could sag. Agree?
02-07-21, 11:42 AM
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Posted By hcliffe

Yes, that would allow me to avoid drywall butt...

Yes, that would allow me to avoid drywall butt joints. Thanks again!
02-07-21, 10:35 AM
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Thanks for your input XSleeper. If I...

Thanks for your input XSleeper.

If I mounted 2x2's on the bottom of the joists, parallel to them, so under them in the same direction, then other 2x2's perpendicular to those, would that cause a...
02-07-21, 08:21 AM
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Posted By hcliffe

Finishing my basement ceiling, need advice please.

We currently have a mostly finished basement with a drop ceiling. The wife wants a drywall ceiling instead. There are several copper water pipes running under the floor joists, several wires, 110,...
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Posted By hcliffe

Some of my answers to the latest questions were...

Some of my answers to the latest questions were not quite 100% accurate.
I have 3 sets of under cabinet lights. One set is on the same circuit as the fan, and therefore do not come on when the fan...
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Posted By hcliffe

Good questions Beelzebob, here are the answers: ...

Good questions Beelzebob, here are the answers:

1. Each light is 20 watts, I have a max of 5 lights on each controller.
2. I controlled the bathroom fan with its pull chain prior to installing...
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Posted By hcliffe

Touch dimmer lights turning on by themselves

I installed touch dimmer lights under my kitchen cabinets many years ago. Often when I came downstairs in the morning, some of the lights would be on. Today I installed a 3 speed wall switch to...
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Posted By hcliffe

Thanks for the input guys.

Thanks for the input guys.
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Posted By hcliffe

Hi Ron, thanks for the reply. No, I don't think...

Hi Ron, thanks for the reply. No, I don't think its possible that its getting armed with the delay disabled. Not intentionally anyway. No one in the house knows how to do that. We just enter our...
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Posted By hcliffe

Hello Pete, thanks for your reply. It's zone 1...

Hello Pete, thanks for your reply. It's zone 1 which is my "front door". No motion detector can see that door as it opens.

I was wondering about the door switch. It's a plunger style. I'll look...
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Posted By hcliffe

Entry delay sporadically not working correctly

Hello everyone, I have an old DSC PC3000 alarm system on my house. Occasionally when I come home and open the main door, the alarm starts sounding right away, with no entry delay. This has lead to...
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Posted By hcliffe

Thanks for the clarification. I'll try that next...

Thanks for the clarification. I'll try that next if it continues to pop open.
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Posted By hcliffe

Interesting. You say to use the handle part of...

Interesting. You say to use the handle part of the screwdriver, not the tip of a flat blade? Trying to visualize exactly where to put the screwdriver.

Edit: I tried using the flat blade to pry up...
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Posted By hcliffe

Today I replaced the motor and everything seems...

Today I replaced the motor and everything seems to be working fine. I have a latch kit on order.

Thanks to everyone for your help.
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Posted By hcliffe

Today I replaced the belt and ran the dryer...

Today I replaced the belt and ran the dryer again. Same noise when it starts and some minor squeaking while running. I detected a slight burning smell as well, but only ran it for about 5 minutes. ...
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Thanks again for your quick reply. Will work on...

Thanks again for your quick reply. Will work on this tomorrow and provide an update.
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Posted By hcliffe

Here is a picture of the inside. The motor has a...

Here is a picture of the inside. The motor has a lot of lint on it. Any chance the lint alone is causing my problem?
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Thanks for your input folks. I had wondered...

Thanks for your input folks. I had wondered about the motor as well. I guess I'll start with the belt and see if that does the trick.

Regarding the pulleys, I'm guessing to check them, remove...
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Posted By hcliffe

Whirlpool dryer burning smell at end of cycle

Model number is: GEW9868KQ0, it is approximately 20 years old.

I was gone for about 8 days. When I came home I put a load in the dryer. When I pressed start, I heard a strange sound when it...
04-20-19, 01:48 PM
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Posted By hcliffe

What kind of weed or grass is this?

This is popping up all throughout my yard as single plants. Grows faster than my K31 fescue. What is it, can it be eliminated?
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Posted By hcliffe

I bought the LogiTek Bluetooth adapter and...

I bought the LogiTek Bluetooth adapter and attached it to my old stereo. The sound is very good and the range of the Bluetooth is acceptable.

The adapter can be attached by either a 3.5mm jack...
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Posted By hcliffe

Thanks for the replies. Dixie, perhaps this is...

Thanks for the replies. Dixie, perhaps this is what you mean?
https://www.bestbuy.com/site/logitech-wireless-bluetooth-speaker-adapter-black/5294033.p?skuId=5294033

It appears I could connect...
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