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hd directv dvd burner

Very experienced but puzzled this time...

Hooking up a hughes directv receiver...Primary is component video into tv and rca audio into receiver.

Trying to run input of hdtv receiver box into...
09-24-04, 08:54 PM
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Insulation and Romex

Is it proper practice to have the romex on the batting side of the insulation, behind the insulation and flush with the exterior wall, or does it not matter and this is not an issue??
09-24-04, 08:52 PM
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Posted By jasontv8

2 Words--- New Sheetrock That would...

2 Words---


New Sheetrock

That would have been much easier than scrapping the popcorn off the ceiling and given the price of rock these days(which is really just paper), it is a lot cheaper. ...
09-24-04, 08:39 PM
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Romex and Insulation

Re-wired a bedroom with all new 12-2 going into attic and now want to re-insulate room with standard fiberglass insulation with batting on one side. What is the rule as to the location of romex...
09-19-04, 04:20 PM
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Do you shim/nail the hinge side or the knob side...

Do you shim/nail the hinge side or the knob side first???
09-18-04, 09:31 PM
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Pre-hung 6panel closet door(interior)

Bought it from the Depot---Prehung and ready to go..

Is it is simple as, put door in place....add shims to inside frame, check swing, nail, and then shim outside and done.....

What size finish...
09-18-04, 09:20 PM
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This was a fresh circuit that I wired myself, so...

This was a fresh circuit that I wired myself, so I am certain that it is dedicated. I had 12-3 going to the panel, and only used the black and white on the 20 amp circuit, leaving the red wire...
09-18-04, 09:16 PM
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Posted By jasontv8

Thanks for the quick reply... If I want to...

Thanks for the quick reply...

If I want to use the outlets in the places they are in, but also keep the original wiring in place like you mentioned, and add new wiring as if it didn't exist,...
09-18-04, 09:06 PM
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Fixing old problems

I just gutted one of my upstairs bedrooms and now have the chance to do things correctly.
Since my house is 40 years old, there is one 20 amp circuit powering all 3 bedrooms and some outside and...
09-18-04, 09:02 PM
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Shared Neutral, I think...

Question:

I have 12-3 running to a ceiling fan in my bedroom, dedicated with a 20 amp breaker in the panel. I want to add a ceiling fan in another room off the same circuit. I am only using the...
08-18-04, 08:41 PM
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Romex or Shielded wire in Conduit?

Can someone set the record straight for me?
When running PVC for electrical through an outdoor location, is it ok to put 12/2 or 14/2 Romex inside the pipe and then make connections or do you have...
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Posted By jasontv8

Answers to your questions: 1-- Yes you can...

Answers to your questions:
1-- Yes you can install them in drop ceilings as long as the tiles that you are using are on the thick side, and can support the weight of the speaker. It is the same...
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Most decent outdoor speakers come with some sort...

Most decent outdoor speakers come with some sort of mounting brackets in the box.
Personally, I see nothing wrong with mounting speaker right over the vinyl siding, provided that you meet 2...
04-11-04, 08:56 PM
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Posted By jasontv8

NEC for wiring a swimming pool filter

Getting a pool-
I am going to run dedicated 12/2 to the area where the filter will be

Anyone know specifics for code in NY state..

Specifically:
Depth of wire run
conduit vs. not
Is a 20A...
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This worked like an absolute dream...thanks for...

This worked like an absolute dream...thanks for the great advice. Never did I know I would be taking apart my shower one piece at a time....
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Leaking faucet for hot water in shower

I have the shut off for the hot water in my shower leaking as if it is turned on. There is a constant stream coming out, and my water bill is going up by the minute. Someone told me to replace the...
03-25-04, 08:11 PM
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how do i that? i am a novice...

how do i that? i am a novice...
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Posted By jasontv8

Toilet install

I just redid my bathroom, and the tile guy comes on Sunday, the toilet has been out of the room for about a month..

I haven't yet cleaned the area around the flange under the old where the old...
03-25-04, 05:22 PM
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Shower sounds like its running, but it's leaking

Had this problem fixed about a year ago by my plumber...now I want to do it myself.
3 knobs on shower ...hot on left, shower head in middle, cold on right.

The water constantly runs(constant...
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Posted By jasontv8

Extended run with RCA cables

I am trying to buy a 36' RCA cable for hookup of an inwall keypad with line outputs(bare wire) and a stereo tuner (RCA connections)

The question is: No one has it with bare on one end and...
11-16-03, 12:53 PM
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Posted By jasontv8

Will this stop the cracking permanently???

Will this stop the cracking permanently???
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Posted By jasontv8

Your best bet is probably on ebay...that will...

Your best bet is probably on ebay...that will have the best prices for even a used one, that you could probably use. Look for a Pre-Amp for a Mic level component.....not sure of the price...
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Posted By jasontv8

Your problem is not an issue of size of cables,...

Your problem is not an issue of size of cables, but type of inputs. Record players are what is called "mic" level inputs, where your tape deck and dvd, etc. are line level, which is what the Sony...
11-16-03, 10:17 AM
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Posted By jasontv8

Sheetrock Cracking

My house is about 40 years old. Did a lot of new sheetrock work when we moved in 1.5 years ago.
New Problem:
I am getting cracking on the ceiling in some stress points of the house. One of the...
06-03-03, 07:22 PM
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Posted By jasontv8

I have this problem also, however only when my...

I have this problem also, however only when my electric dryer is on for about 30 mins. I smell it in the converted part of the house. House is on a slab....no gas lines present...no water lines in...
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