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10-28-07, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Willg54

Yeppers! I did mean PRIME. oops! That's a...

Yeppers! I did mean PRIME. oops! That's a rookie for ya! Thanks you guys!
10-28-07, 09:46 AM
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Views: 42,264
Posted By Willg54

Texturing: Wait time to paint??

Hi. After I texture my walls(just spraying on, not doing a knockdown finish), how long should I wait till I paint? The room will be about 65 degrees. Is just a couple of hours long enough? I'd...
10-27-07, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By Willg54

Thanks Mark!! I'll do that!!

Thanks Mark!! I'll do that!!
10-27-07, 06:36 PM
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Views: 702
Posted By Willg54

texturing

Do I need to clean the walls of all the dust from sanding the joints, before I can texture? Will the texture just soak up the dust and stick to the wall okay? If I do have to get rid of the dust...
01-21-07, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By Willg54

What's the verdict on my idea to run 240v to this...

What's the verdict on my idea to run 240v to this dryer?
01-21-07, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By Willg54

I just ran some new 10/3 w/g wire. I put in a dp...

I just ran some new 10/3 w/g wire. I put in a dp 30a breaker, and I was planning on using a new 30a 10ga pigtail chord and 30a receptacle for the settup. What do ya think?
01-21-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By Willg54

Smile Any takers to my last response?

Any takers to my last response?
01-21-07, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By Willg54

Thanks for all the responses. Couldn't I just...

Thanks for all the responses. Couldn't I just install a four prong pigtail chord and a four slot 30a receptacle and a 30a dp breaker?
As it exists, they are using a 3 prong pigtail chord. The...
01-20-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By Willg54

Dryer-120A or 240Amp?

Moved into an old house and the previous occupants left the dryer. It takes a long time to dry the clothes. So, I looked at the cord and plug-in. The cord is a 16ga, three prong and the receptacle...
01-14-07, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,181
Posted By Willg54

Thanks!! racraft, when I hard wire, can I use a...

Thanks!! racraft, when I hard wire, can I use a recessed box and go in through the front, through some kind of cover plate? I know that many times, a metal box is used, not recessed, screwed to the...
01-14-07, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,181
Posted By Willg54

water heater: direct wire, or, pigtail

Can I use a pigtail cord(I'm assuming that's what it's called, like on a range or a dryer,) to wire my hot water heater? I want to use a recessed receptacle. Or, do I HAVE to direct wire it? If...
10-14-06, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By Willg54

OK, I know this is an uninteresting post, but...

OK, I know this is an uninteresting post, but we're gonna do this in a couple of hours, and if anyone know if this is okay to do, the info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! :)
10-13-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By Willg54

Outlet below breaker box, ok to do?

Is it ok to put a 240 outlet(for welder) about 2 feet below my breaker box in the garage, or does this break code? Thanks in advance!
10-08-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By Willg54

tig/arc welder question

I bought a Harbor Freight(Chicago Electric) Tig/Arc welder.

"Input voltage: 220 volt , 18 amps, single phase, DC output amperage: 130 (TIG), 90 (ARC), Rated duty cycle: 35% @ 130 amps, 6 ft. 2...
10-08-06, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By Willg54

Thanks Bob. I knew all that, but I figured that...

Thanks Bob. I knew all that, but I figured that when electricity returned through the neutral wire, back to the main panel, and then back to the source, that the ground wire would not be energized...
10-08-06, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By Willg54

Having a Bad Day (Wiring)

So, I'm standing on a 5 gallon plastic paint bucket, checking on some lite fixture wiring, when suddenly, the lid cracks open, I fall into the bucket of paint, then the bucket and I fall over on the...
09-26-06, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By Willg54

First, thanks for the info. Next, was just...

First, thanks for the info. Next, was just curious about sharing neutrals, so I wouldn't accidently do it when I wasn't supposed to. If I used a multi-wire branch circuit, using, for example, 12/3w/g...
09-26-06, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By Willg54

Neutral: To Share, or Not to Share

I've heard there are certain times you can't share a neutral. Can you give me a brief example of when you can, and when you can't. Thanks in advance. :)
09-25-06, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,792
Posted By Willg54

I have 20 spaces in my 100 amp, Cuttler Hammer...

I have 20 spaces in my 100 amp, Cuttler Hammer breaker box. I have a very small house: bedroom, livingroom, kitchen, and bathroom. Just the basic stuff in each. So, I will split the load...
09-25-06, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,792
Posted By Willg54

Thanks for all the info. The reason I wanted to...

Thanks for all the info. The reason I wanted to run all 4 on one circuit is that they are all in the kitchen. I have a very small house and was trying to separate branch circuits by room. All...
09-24-06, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,792
Posted By Willg54

Question ...Wall Heater (+ Appliances Amp. Hr. Draw)

I want to run my wall heater, refrigerator, ceiling fan, and fluorescent lite all on one 20 amp branch circuit. The fan and lite are very minimal amps, but I want to know how many amps my 'frige and...
09-21-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,165
Posted By Willg54

What to do with old wires in wall

I'm running new 14/2 w/ground Romex down to some receptacles. The old wire that was already there(14/2 w/no ground) is stapled to the studs, so, should I try to rip them out(very hard to do, I...
09-20-06, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By Willg54

Thanks, Ace. The crawl space is WAY small, and I...

Thanks, Ace. The crawl space is WAY small, and I have a bit of the clostrophobia, if ya know what I mean. I was fortunately able to get some wires up through the top plate of the outside wall, just...
09-19-06, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By Willg54

MAC: added up the footage of wire used both...

MAC: added up the footage of wire used both ways. Not saving much doing it with junction boxes. Thanks for the encouragement to just go another 7 foot or so.

racraft: makes sense, thanks for...
09-19-06, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By Willg54

racraft: Drywall already there. Remodel work. ...

racraft: Drywall already there. Remodel work. Want to replace old, worn wiring.(1953, no ground wire). Thanks for the advice. Junction boxes in attic? Chance of fire(?) more likely than in an a...
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