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04-14-11, 08:46 PM
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Uh oh, problems! So I twisted off the 3"...

Uh oh, problems!

So I twisted off the 3" plug on the end it is not what I thought it was! In fact, it is just a tube down into the ground, sealed on the bottom. It is about 3' deep. I think it...
04-13-11, 02:28 PM
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Views: 1,830
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Where is the current drain? There is none. ...

Where is the current drain? There is none. Tired of using the laundry mat, hence the upgrade.

"in above the flood plane of the lav."

Pardon my ignorance, but what is the flood plane of the...
04-12-11, 07:25 PM
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Views: 1,830
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Add Washer Drain to Basement Ejector System

I have an ejector system in my basement that services the bath that is down there. I would like to add a drain for a washing machine. I made a poor drawing of what is currently in place, and what I...
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Views: 5,746
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Yes, it is this Zoeller unit...

Yes, it is this Zoeller unit (http://www.zoellerpumps.com/ProductBenefit.aspx?ProductID=314). It has a 4" hole manufactured into the side of the basin, and a 3" adapter grommet that goes in the 4"...
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Yes, the lid is (will be, anyway) sealed with...

Yes, the lid is (will be, anyway) sealed with bolts and an adhesive gasket, and has one 2" outlet that will go to the sewer, and one 2" vent that will go up to the roof. But I'm concerned about the...
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Posted By JoeTheZombie

The 3" line into a sewage ejector pit.

I just installed a sewage ejector system in the basement. The bathroom drain line is 3", and the sewage basin came with a 3" rubber ring to place in the fill hole to accommodate the pipe. The...
07-30-09, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,579
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Dining Room Outlets

I have an illustrated guide to the NEC that states dining room outlets must be part of the small appliance circuits from the kitchen.

I have three outlet circuits in the kitchen. Two of the...
07-28-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Rewiring down the walls will be difficult, so I...

Rewiring down the walls will be difficult, so I want to use existing wiring.

And, becuase only one switchbox (sw1) has two 12/3 wires going to it, I need the 4-way switch to be there. This is...
07-28-09, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoeTheZombie

OK, thanks. So, to make my idea work, I'll need...

OK, thanks. So, to make my idea work, I'll need to run a 12/2 power source to the light, and disconnect the power source in the sw1 box, right? Then, I would have

sw1 == sw2
sw1 == sw3
sw3 --...
07-27-09, 12:23 PM
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Views: 1,015
Posted By JoeTheZombie

4-way switch problem

I would like to combine a couple of lights into one four way circuit. Is it possible?:

Here's how the current wiring exists.

12/2 is shown as --
12/3 is shown as ==

pwr -- sw1
sw1 == sw2...
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Building a window well with retaining wall blocks?

I'm placing egress windows in the basement. I need window wells. I don't want the ugly plastic inserts or corrugated metal you see at the box stores. I would like to build one out of retaining...
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Views: 887
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you could use an automation tool such as autoit...

you could use an automation tool such as autoit to control the pc as you desire. autoit can simulate keystrokes and mouse movements to control any application.

it includes a very good help file...
03-26-09, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,765
Posted By JoeTheZombie

There is no such thing as an isolated ground in a...

There is no such thing as an isolated ground in a residential environment. The isolated ground and the normal ground would both be terminated at the exact same location.

Just run a dedicated...
02-22-09, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Thanks for the heads up! I'll put 8 cans per...

Thanks for the heads up! I'll put 8 cans per dimmer, and use two 1000W dimmers, each in their own junction box. I really appreciate that... I'm sure you saved me some redo work right there.
02-22-09, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Thanks John. I appreciate the reply. I'll go...

Thanks John. I appreciate the reply. I'll go ahead with the sensible 75W max rating.
02-22-09, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Designing recessed lighting circuits.

While designing a recessed lighting circuit, I am getting a little confused, so maybe someone in the know can give a bit of feedback.

All wiring is 20A 12/2+G.

The cans selected are the HALO...
02-21-09, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Ground Rod Placement Question

I read that a ground rod must be placed "outside the drip edge of the roof". A house my mother is looking at purchasing has the ground rod placed in the basement right under the electrical panel. ...
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Posted By JoeTheZombie

What switch are you currently using? I've never...

What switch are you currently using? I've never used such a product, but I quick google search shows some options you may wish to explore:

Mini 2-Port USB 2.0 A / B Manual Switch share usb...
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Views: 4,331
Posted By JoeTheZombie

I saw that Mythbusters.. it was awesome. But,...

I saw that Mythbusters.. it was awesome. But, keep in mind a 52x drive will "only" spin at 10,350 rpm. The Mythbusters clamped a disc to a high speed die grinder to achieve 25,000 RPM... over twice...
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Views: 1,112
Posted By JoeTheZombie

You log into the configuration screen on your...

You log into the configuration screen on your Router by typing it's IP address into your browser. There then should be a section or tab named wireless. On this tab, you can select the channel.
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Posted By JoeTheZombie

What do you mean by "block your IP address"? ...

What do you mean by "block your IP address"? Your IP address is required so servers will know where to send their data/webpages.
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Views: 1,112
Posted By JoeTheZombie

You can also try changing the wireless channel...

You can also try changing the wireless channel your router uses. If a neighbor or other wireless device nearby is on the same channel, it can cause interference like you are seeing.
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Views: 3,458
Posted By JoeTheZombie

If he has encryption turned on, then there is no...

If he has encryption turned on, then there is no added layer of security by disabling SSID broadcasts. Air sniffers do not look for SSID, they look for packet transmissions by scanning the known...
01-02-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,650
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Would the use of wireless AC smoke alarms...

Would the use of wireless AC smoke alarms (http://www.kiddewireless.com/Kidde%20Safety%20-%20Wireless%20Smoke%20Alarm%20AC%20Powered.htm) be acceptable here?
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Views: 777
Posted By JoeTheZombie

Macrium Reflect Free...

Macrium Reflect Free (http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.asp) is an awesome free utility that will backup your entire drive to either an image file (you'd store this on a USB hard drive that is at...
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