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10-21-16, 11:18 AM
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It will be in an unfinished basement so I should...

It will be in an unfinished basement so I should be good then, happy about this. Good tip on writing on it, i'll do that.
10-21-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
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Question Home run to outlet via junction box?

I need to run a new 20amp line from my electrical panel in my basement to an outlet on the 1st floor for my microwave. Is it ok to run the new line from the panel to a junction box first, and then up...
04-10-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,332
Posted By RocketManZ

Sorry guys, totally messed up the whole power...

Sorry guys, totally messed up the whole power requirements in that last post, it was super late and the technical specifics got jumbled. The power source I am considering using is a power brick you...
04-08-16, 09:17 PM
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Views: 2,332
Posted By RocketManZ

@Rodster@diy, glad I'm not alone! I was torn...

@Rodster@diy, glad I'm not alone!

I was torn between what CL2 wire to use, and finally settled on 18 gauge. This is the one I used in case you need more and want smaller wire. I was also after...
04-07-16, 10:57 PM
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Views: 2,332
Posted By RocketManZ

Thanks for that info. I did go with a thicker 18...

Thanks for that info. I did go with a thicker 18 gauge CL2 coated wiring since I was passing the wire through walls to get from cabinet section to cabinet section. So I should be good then with this...
04-07-16, 01:52 PM
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Views: 2,332
Posted By RocketManZ

Question Undercabinet LED kitchen lighting-Power Source?

Is it against code to pull power for kitchen undercabinet LED lighting from the basement below the kitchen? I have easy access and can plug into an outlet, or tap in a transformer easily since its...
03-26-16, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By RocketManZ

Question Securing multiple electrical lines?

What is common practice or code when running new electrical lines in a home(15 amp/20 amp) in a basement that feed up to the 1st and 2nd floor of a home?

Is there a rule on how many wires can be...
03-25-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By RocketManZ

A few more thoughts came to mind, do the SABC's...

A few more thoughts came to mind, do the SABC's typically also need AFCI or only GFCI? Or is this mainly a local code variation?

And how about the Refrigerator/Disposal/Dishwasher/Instant Hot? Do...
03-25-16, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By RocketManZ

Thanks everyone, guess i'll just bite the bullet...

Thanks everyone, guess i'll just bite the bullet and spend the extra $10 per dimmer.

I bought nice CREE LED, and I have many others in the house on those Lutron Dimmers and all work excellent so...
03-25-16, 12:54 PM
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Views: 1,400
Posted By RocketManZ

Thanks for all of the help!

Thanks for all of the help!
03-25-16, 12:48 PM
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Views: 753
Posted By RocketManZ

Question Do LEDs require a special dimmer?

I have all recessed LED's in my kitchen and I want to put them on a dimmer. At Home Depot they sell a regular Lutron dimmer switch for around $20, and then one that is marked "Special" for LED's and...
03-25-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By RocketManZ

Thanks for the tips, all makes good sense. ...

Thanks for the tips, all makes good sense.

Should the gas stove and fridge be on a 20amp, or are these ok on a 15 amp?

With the possible shared 20 amp, I guess I will do the math and figure out...
03-25-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By RocketManZ

Question Kitchen Electrical Layout Help Needed

Need some help with kitchen circuitry.

I'm updating some of the existing electrical in my kitchen and I want help understanding what should be on its own circuit, etc. I have some electrical...
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