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03-26-15, 03:38 PM
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Posted By billie_boy

thanks for the information on the conduit. And I...

thanks for the information on the conduit. And I will try and remember to use the proper terminology for the gravel/cement mixture (concrete) and the direct burial outdoor electric cable (UF-B...
03-25-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By billie_boy

outside wire

I need to run an outdoor cable for an outdoor wood stove power supply. it is a short run of about 50 feet, I have enough direct burial 14/2 but I would like to go out through the cement foundation...
03-14-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By billie_boy

yes bonded, sorry for my silly wording

yes bonded, sorry for my silly wording
03-14-15, 03:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By billie_boy

ok, I spoke with my father and an electrician and...

ok, I spoke with my father and an electrician and checked in the panel as well.
the service is wye and my father says is rated at 550 volts. I looked in the panel and it is wired as a sub panel and...
03-12-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By billie_boy

im not sure of star or delta, I will ask my dad...

im not sure of star or delta, I will ask my dad when I visit him at the home. I am quite sure everything is (was) according to code as I remember the inspector being there every week because he kept...
03-12-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By billie_boy

this little house is attached to the shop, this...

this little house is attached to the shop, this shop was my fathers and now I have inherited it. yes it is a three phase service stepped down (I think twice) to end up with a 220 single phase panel...
03-12-15, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By billie_boy

ok, i assumed this wire comes from the panel (it...

ok, i assumed this wire comes from the panel (it is a number 6) i will check and see if i can trace it to the panel. this panel has been converted to a sub panel (i think) i will explain better if i...
03-12-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By billie_boy

grounding neutral from panel?

in my crawl space the white wire from the panel is clamped to the galvanized water line. I am about to begin replacing all this water line with pex pipe as this will be a rental unit in the future....
03-04-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By billie_boy

Thank You, I will wire with one switch at the...

Thank You, I will wire with one switch at the house side. If I require another it will be simple to add if the inspector requires it.
03-04-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By billie_boy

one or two switches

I am installing a new propane furnace in Ontario Canada, I just did this at my sons house and I was told I needed a switch near the door to the furnace room for an emergency shut off but now I have a...
02-23-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By billie_boy

thanks pete, I think I will try the furnco, im...

thanks pete, I think I will try the furnco, im pretty slow at gluing and I fear it will set before I could slide the stopless fitting into place
02-23-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By billie_boy

Plumbing joint let go

I have a soil pipe from a bathroom in the floor joists that has let go (looks like it was never glued, just some glue put around the outside)

it is abs and it is between wood I floor joists that...
02-12-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By billie_boy

Red face Just popped in to say Thanks XSleeper I got the...

Just popped in to say Thanks XSleeper I got the 2x2 tiles and you instructions were perfect. My room still looks like a home and not an "institution" as it would have with the 2x4 tiles I think...
02-09-15, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By billie_boy

my room is 150 inches by 16 feet, the floor...

my room is 150 inches by 16 feet, the floor trusses run the 16 foot length. I am under the impression I must hang my main tees opposite to the floor truss? This puts my main tees 2 feet apart but the...
02-09-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By billie_boy

drop ceiling

my room is 150 inches running the long way of the tile, I have 48 inch tiles I would like to shorten the tile length to 3 tiles at 42 inches and then one at each end of 7 inches. is this the best way...
01-30-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By billie_boy

thanks houston another relay and transformer (fan...

thanks houston another relay and transformer (fan motors are 1/4 horse 110 volt) will be used
01-30-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By billie_boy

relay

ok here goes....no nothing about these things but i have it working..
double pole, double throw...jsut what does that mean?

i have my 24 volt transformer hooked to it through teh thermostat and...
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By billie_boy

aluminum car rims are 77 cents a pound at the...

aluminum car rims are 77 cents a pound at the scrap yard here right now, so yea..some one might have been planning on stealing them?
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By billie_boy

thanks guys, i park in an insulated garage and it...

thanks guys, i park in an insulated garage and it rarely gets below 32 F. this morning i just turned the key to ON and the light did go out in about a half min. or a little more... i dont see the...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By billie_boy

my in ground water furnace was installed about...

my in ground water furnace was installed about 16 years ago and the stuff they put in the pipes was called "dowtherm"
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By billie_boy

yes it is a diesel.. i know the dually i used to...

yes it is a diesel.. i know the dually i used to drive had a plug but i will have to look around for one on this buggy..ok so i dont need to hold the key in any special position...i just have to get...
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By billie_boy

2006 chev van

just hired on and this truck they gave me shows a glow pug in the message window when the truck is cold, i am guessing that holding the key in a position just before cranking the engine will operate...
Replies: 45
Views: 11,345
Posted By billie_boy

i have a moen in my kitchen and when i replace it...

i have a moen in my kitchen and when i replace it i had the same kind ofproblem pulling it out. I am on wellwater and i think the minerals in the water tend to build up around the rubber O rings and...
08-27-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By billie_boy

this old house had only a tub with a hand held...

this old house had only a tub with a hand held shower head. it was dry wall with cermaic tile about 2 feet up from the tub (maybe was ok back in the mid 70's?)

my wife sugessted plywood to make...
08-26-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By billie_boy

thanks everyone..it seems i rushed home with a...

thanks everyone..it seems i rushed home with a cheapy too quick..back to the store tomorrow and will spend some time looking and asking questions.
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