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01-17-09, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Vikings

I like both ideas - thanks. I think I'll try to...

I like both ideas - thanks. I think I'll try to splice the low voltage doorbell wire in the nearby outlet box and then run a low voltage wire to my workroom. Thanks again.
01-17-09, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,257
Posted By Vikings

Home for doorbell transformer

I am getting ready to drywall my basement but I need a home for the doorbell transformer. An outlet box is nearby but if the transformer fails I assume I won't be able to get at it. My other option...
01-14-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By Vikings

Circuit load

Can I put the following on one 20amp circuit?

6 lights (ceiling cans with 65 watts bulbs)
7 outlets with one that will feed 42" LCD tv, DVD player, Cable box, XBox, surround sound system.
10-31-08, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,293
Posted By Vikings

Framing basement wall at an angle

I'm working to frame a basement wall. The wall is at about a 45 degree angle. What is the proper way to frame this corner? I don't have a table saw to rip a 2x4. What options do I have? Any...
10-09-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Vikings

Thanks. Makes sense. Would you recommend a...

Thanks. Makes sense. Would you recommend a separate circuit on the GFI? I assume it is not necessary because we will not use the outlet extensively as we do in bathrooms upstairs.
10-09-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Vikings

Bathroom Wiring through GFCI?

I am doing a basement bathroom on a 20 amp circuit. Do you recommend feeding it through the bathroom GFCI receptacle to protect the 3 lights and 1 fan switch that I am installing in a 4 gang switch...
09-30-08, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124,250
Posted By Vikings

I live in St. Charles, IL.

I live in St. Charles, IL.
09-30-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124,250
Posted By Vikings

Thanks! So when I wire my bathroom with a 20...

Thanks! So when I wire my bathroom with a 20 amp circuit (3 lights, 1 fan, 1 GFCI) do I use a 20 amp GFCI receptacle instead of a 15 amp GFCI?
09-30-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124,250
Posted By Vikings

What is difference between 15 vs 20 amp receptacle?

I am running a 20 amp circuit on 12/2 cable in my basement to several receptacles, but I don't have the need for the T slot configuration of the 20 amp receptacle. Will I get the full benefit of a...
09-27-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 61,155
Posted By Vikings

Yes, as you stated, my plan is to run 3-4 cables...

Yes, as you stated, my plan is to run 3-4 cables (12 and 14's) per hole, but I thought I needed a 1.5" hole to do this. Are you saying a 1" will do the trick?

If so, can I assume it's not a...
09-27-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 61,155
Posted By Vikings

They are not engineered. They are 2 x 12's, or...

They are not engineered. They are 2 x 12's, or 1.5 x 11.25.
09-27-08, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 61,155
Posted By Vikings

These posts were helpful but I have a few...

These posts were helpful but I have a few specific questions.

I am looking to run 12 NM Romex cables from a subpanel in my basement workroom to the finished areas of my basement. To do this I...
09-27-08, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,793
Posted By Vikings

Thanks gang! I appreciate the input. I'll...

Thanks gang! I appreciate the input. I'll switch it out to 1" conduit.
09-26-08, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,793
Posted By Vikings

nm-B 6/3 in conduit

I ran NM-B 6/3 cable through 3/4" metal conduit for about 10ft. from my main panel to a subpanel. I did it to protect the cable that will be exposed in my workroom, but after doing some research I...
08-09-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,593
Posted By Vikings

20amp tandems OK with 6 space sub panel

I am planning to install a 60 amp feeder breaker in my main panel to feed a sub panel (using Romex 6-3 NM-B w/ground) for a basement. The sub panel is a Square D 100A Homeline with 6 spaces/12...
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