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ISO: 1 3/8 Coarse Thread Tub Drain

I'm in a bit of a jam. I have an older fiberglass tub/shower enclosure that needs a drain. Problem is that its 1 3/8 coarse thread.

Does anyone know what I can find one of these or can suggest an...
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Posted By seaneee

Perfect. Thanks for the quick reply.

Perfect. Thanks for the quick reply.
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Bathroom exhaust timer switch- ground has current

Attempting to replace a timer switch that controls a bathroom exhaust fan and separate light (not part of the fan). Checking the wires with a tester I was getting a signal from the ground wire that...
06-12-18, 09:49 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Thanks for the info. So are you saying that I can...

Thanks for the info. So are you saying that I can run modern wiring to the switch, then use the existing knob and tube for the light fixture?
06-11-18, 10:05 AM
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Knob/Tube Z-Wave Options

I still have a few knob and tube lights kicking around and I'd like to swap the switches to z-wave.

I know that GE, et al, make switches that don't require a neutral, but then I'm stuck with only...
06-11-18, 10:02 AM
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All I have is digital on hand. But I feel better...

All I have is digital on hand. But I feel better knowing if it's hot or not. I ended up leaving it in place (terminating in box) rather than try and follow the runs, which half of them I can't get...
06-09-18, 10:15 PM
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One is hot. I used a known ground and checked...

One is hot. I used a known ground and checked each branch and found a hot one. According to my multimeter, it's only around 80v. What's weird is that the switch/outlet/light on this branch never...
06-09-18, 12:36 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Knob and Tube- No voltage reading but tester showing "hot"

I have an older home with a small amount of knob and tube still in place. Over the years, previous owners have either removed or disconnected it piece by piece.

However, there is one...
07-07-15, 10:56 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Thanks for taking the time to clarify!

Thanks for taking the time to clarify!
06-30-15, 08:25 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Shared Neutrals and Double Pole Breakers

I posted a few weeks back regarding shared neutrals and came to learn the breakers need to be tied. I ended up using a double pole 20a breaker on the advice of the local electrical supply store (that...
06-30-15, 08:18 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Combining Knob and Tube circuits

Luckily I've been able to eliminate most of the knob and tube in my home. What's left are several lighting fixtures and two outlets.

The remaining runs are all powered by three 20a breakers in the...
06-24-15, 04:42 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Sorry. I probably came off a bit aloof/naive with...

Sorry. I probably came off a bit aloof/naive with my last post. I completely get that there is way more to it than simply wiring a light. I grew up around two electricians, and a couple contractors...
06-23-15, 11:02 AM
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Posted By seaneee

That's what I'm looking for! Thanks so...

That's what I'm looking for!

Thanks so much!!!
06-23-15, 10:01 AM
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Posted By seaneee

So this is where I start banging my head. If I...

So this is where I start banging my head. If I reading this correctly, the lighting fixture is fine on the 20A circuit.

But then:



The runs are all 12 gauge on 20A. It's only the actual...
06-22-15, 09:08 PM
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Posted By seaneee

So here's where I get confused. FWIU, it's okay...

So here's where I get confused. FWIU, it's okay to put lighting fixtures on 20a circuits as long as it's not something like a dishwasher that should not have lighting on them.

210.23 (A) says it's...
06-22-15, 05:11 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Thanks. So theoretically, if one were to...

Thanks.

So theoretically, if one were to leave said fluorescent, and didn't run anything off of it, I won't die or anything.
06-22-15, 03:21 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Fluorescent fixture on 20A breaker

My garage lighting is all on a 20A branch with 12 awg wire. I have a fluorescent fixture that is hard wired, but the wiring is 14 awg. I know that there are certain, specific, exceptions to using 14...
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[Knock on wood] No issues with leakage. It's semi...

[Knock on wood] No issues with leakage. It's semi covered. One wall is partially open and it has a skylight.

Sometime last year we had a few days of pretty hard rain, the drain got covered and the...
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Posted By seaneee

Thanks. Just found our inspection report and...

Thanks.

Just found our inspection report and it is modified bitumen.

What about products like the sealant that Henry makes. Just a band-aid?
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Posted By seaneee

Help Identifying Type of Roof + Need some info

Hello.

My home has a small light-well adjacent to the living room and bathroom. When we got the place about 6 months ago, I was told by the inspector that the roof needed to be re-done.

I...
05-28-15, 09:14 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Meaning two 20A breakers, yes? Follow up:...

Meaning two 20A breakers, yes?

Follow up: Can I now branch additional GFCI outlets (two max) off the 'extra' one, or do I need to pigtail the neutrals for each?
05-28-15, 08:51 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Shared Neutral to GFCI

I spent some time today trying to identify the breakers at the main panel of my 1927 home. After a shock or two and some blown breakers :( , I found that two kitchen outlets are using a shared...
05-18-15, 11:13 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Perfect. Thanks for the info.

Perfect. Thanks for the info.
05-18-15, 02:23 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Securing NM running through joists in unfinished garage

I'm putting in a sub-panel and running 6/3 NM through the joists to the panel location on the opposite side of the garage. The garage/basement is ground level and unfinished.

I'm curious to know...
05-06-15, 09:29 PM
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Posted By seaneee

Perfect, thanks for the answer and clarification

Perfect, thanks for the answer and clarification
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