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12-19-14, 08:21 PM
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Posted By planigan

Thank you for the quick reply gentlemen! That was...

Thank you for the quick reply gentlemen! That was my suspicion, but wanted to verify before moving forward.
12-19-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By planigan

15A (14-2) circuit and 20A (12-2) circuit in the same junction box?

I have a relatively straightforward question that I have had a hard time finding an authoritative answer for.

Does the NEC permit two separate circuits of different capacity and wire gauge to...
04-04-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By planigan

That's not a bad idea. Neither of us want an...

That's not a bad idea. Neither of us want an overhead wire in the middle of the yard, but it wouldn't be the end of the world if it's just for a few months.
04-03-14, 07:05 AM
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Views: 1,214
Posted By planigan

Tell me about it. That has been a recurring theme...

Tell me about it. That has been a recurring theme so far. :wall:

I knew the box was junk but was hoping to save the conduit for the time being. Thought I could pull bare copper through the wall of...
04-02-14, 08:30 PM
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Posted By planigan

OK, I confirmed that the pipe is threaded. ...

OK, I confirmed that the pipe is threaded.

I took a bunch of photos and uploaded them to Imgur. You can find the album at http://imgur.com/a/ZQ3GY (http://imgur.com/a/ZQ3GY#0). Thought this would...
04-02-14, 12:07 PM
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Posted By planigan

I want to say it's threaded, but I'll have to...

I want to say it's threaded, but I'll have to double check when I get home.
04-02-14, 10:32 AM
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Views: 1,214
Posted By planigan

It's definitely more than 10 years old! Not sure...

It's definitely more than 10 years old! Not sure exactly what type of conduit it is. If it counts for anything, it seemed solid when I found it while digging out garden bed in the middle of the yard....
04-02-14, 08:49 AM
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Views: 1,214
Posted By planigan

Grounding old wiring to detached garage

Hello,

I recently bought a house that still has some very old wiring. Knob and tube, old ungrounded 2-wire romex, etc. I had an electrician upgrade my service (new service entrance cable, 200-amp...
01-13-14, 01:43 PM
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Posted By planigan

Just thought I'd chime in with a +1 for Roxul....

Just thought I'd chime in with a +1 for Roxul. I'm using in a similar project (http://www.doityourself.com/forum/insulation-radiant-vapor-barriers/509745-insulating-balloon-frame-w-brick-veneer.html)...
12-13-13, 10:42 AM
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Views: 3,591
Posted By planigan

I considered that as well. The problem is I have...

I considered that as well. The problem is I have 4" of cavity to work with, so leaving a gap would require the Roxul to be compressed. That's not necessarily a showstopper, but I'm also concerned...
12-07-13, 07:21 PM
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Views: 3,591
Posted By planigan

Hey guys! Sorry I left this thread idle for a...

Hey guys! Sorry I left this thread idle for a while. I really appreciate your advice and didn't mean to ignore it. It's just that some more pressing issues came up and my insulation project got put...
11-07-13, 05:10 PM
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Posted By planigan

Thanks for the info, Bud. I've glanced...

Thanks for the info, Bud.

I've glanced through BSD-106 previously, but in most of those scenarios I am limited by an inability to do anything with existing exterior wall (i.e., I can't add vapor...
11-04-13, 07:18 PM
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Views: 3,591
Posted By planigan

insulating balloon frame w/ brick veneer

I'm currently renovating my 1909 home in SW Pennsylvania, which is a three-floor balloon frame building with brick veneer on the first two floors. I just gutted the second floor bedroom down to the...
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