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got it, thanks again!

got it, thanks again!
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Thanks Ron. Another question, how do I enter...

Thanks Ron.

Another question, how do I enter "1 and area code" to my 7 digit phone number?

Thanks,

Bill
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Ademco 4110XM Programming

I recently completed a major home renovation and installed an 11 year old 4110 system I had in storage. All is working well.

Now I would like to program the system to dial my cell phone on an...
06-02-06, 02:50 PM
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Would it be exposed to weather (driving rain) if...

Would it be exposed to weather (driving rain) if the garage door is left open?
11-04-05, 01:50 PM
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how many cables at the light fixture? If your...

how many cables at the light fixture? If your lucky and there is only one, you can get a round shallow (1/2") pan box and screw directly to joist and enter cable in top.
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Sounds good, thanks for all the suggestions!

Sounds good, thanks for all the suggestions!
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Thanks for the tips! Dick - So I will...

Thanks for the tips!

Dick - So I will rototill the grass/weeds, cut down about 3", compact the soil, lay the fabric and then a 1" bed of clean 'play sand'?

You are right about not being...
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New walkway with pavers

I am planning to make a new 4' walkway to the front entrance of my house in Mass. I will be using 24" X 24" X 2" cement pavers. The walkway will pitch away from the house about 1/8-1/4" per foot...
06-23-05, 02:11 PM
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I have the momentary dim issue in my house as...

I have the momentary dim issue in my house as well when my 4 ton condensor starts. I put the 2P 40A right up snug to the 200A main, and used 30' of 6/2 RX because I had it in stock...

It's only...
06-11-05, 02:59 PM
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Unhappy I know many 2-3 yr apprentices in the same boat,...

I know many 2-3 yr apprentices in the same boat, some with wifes and two kids. Most work two jobs or chase the OT.

IBEW apprentice rates are minimum requirements for electrical contractors....
06-08-05, 07:36 PM
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I have been an outside and inside wireman. I went...

I have been an outside and inside wireman. I went outside during the hurricanes in Florida and ice storms in Maine.

Currently I am inside and work between 2100 and 2500 hours per year for the...
06-07-05, 04:08 PM
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You can make a good living at it. It's a serious...

You can make a good living at it. It's a serious occupation and does take time to learn and develop the skills needed to be successful.

I started in vocational school and then served a four year...
06-07-05, 03:53 PM
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I agree, with that slope the PVC will flex enough...

I agree, with that slope the PVC will flex enough for the elevation change. If your turn ups won't be true 90's, Greenlee makes a small 120V heating blanket, a good 'contractor tool rental' place...
05-22-05, 11:06 AM
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Provide us with more information such as pump...

Provide us with more information such as pump voltage, current, horsepower and we can better answer your question.
05-22-05, 11:04 AM
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First off AC has no polarity, no positive and...

First off AC has no polarity, no positive and negative. Hook Black to Black, White to White, and bare (or green) grounding conductor to green screw or green tail provided in DW junction box.

The...
05-20-05, 02:17 PM
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Correct me if I wrong, but I was always told that...

Correct me if I wrong, but I was always told that PVC could not be used as a wiring method within residential because the fumes were toxic if exposed to fire.

Personally I have never seen it...
05-18-05, 04:13 PM
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optical illusion....pullout has T-Handle at top,...

optical illusion....pullout has T-Handle at top, you can just make out in photo. ;)
05-17-05, 03:18 PM
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Bob - Did you mean insulated "grounding...

Bob - Did you mean insulated "grounding conductor", no bare?
05-17-05, 03:14 PM
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That is the ideal way to do it, and having an...

That is the ideal way to do it, and having an unfinished basement ceiling makes things so much easier. Of course you will still need to deal with your first floor ceilings with regards to wiring from...
05-16-05, 12:49 PM
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Did you purchase the Smarthome 2 way dimmer? A...

Did you purchase the Smarthome 2 way dimmer? A neutral is required which appears not to be present in your case.

Were you looking for X-10 capability or just replacing a single pole switch with a...
05-16-05, 08:52 AM
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My first bet is that this is directly related to...

My first bet is that this is directly related to the illuminated switch. For the switch handle to light when off, it uses a very small amount of current through the load (a lamp) to which it is...
05-14-05, 08:22 AM
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Define three wire and two wire? Is three wire,...

Define three wire and two wire? Is three wire, two insulated conductors and one bare, or three insulated and one bare?

Sounds like the neutral (white) is switched instead of the black.
05-13-05, 06:03 PM
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Believe it or not soldered splices are still...

Believe it or not soldered splices are still allowed in the NEC, although I personally would never solder a splice. The practice was phased out just before my apprenticeship so I did see many years...
05-13-05, 03:05 PM
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You are allowed to solder splices (I think 10AWG...

You are allowed to solder splices (I think 10AWG and smaller), twist conductors together first.

Are you not able to make twist splice and use wirenut?
05-12-05, 06:51 PM
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The code states that a 125V 15A or 20A receptacle...

The code states that a 125V 15A or 20A receptacle is required to be installed in a garage and requires GFCI protection.

220V does not need GFCI.
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