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10-07-19, 08:11 PM
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Posted By TimH

So back to the original question. Should the...

So back to the original question. Should the polyiso be against the roof decking or should I leave a gap so air can move between the ridge and soffit vents?
10-07-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By TimH

@Bud9051 It won't be kept at a comfortable temp...

@Bud9051 It won't be kept at a comfortable temp during the winter. I'll probably turn heat on when I'm working out there. Maybe a constant temp of 45*. No air conditioning . Its a detached garage....
10-07-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By TimH

Yes, I have a ridge and soffit vents. Is...

Yes, I have a ridge and soffit vents.

Is foil backed foad board considered fire rated?
10-06-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By TimH

Insulating garage ceiling/roof

I'm insulating the ceiling of the garage. Since trusses are exposed I think I'm going to put polyiso foam board between the truss rafters (top cord). I figure I'l leave a gap of 1.5" between the roof...
07-15-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By TimH

Thanks for the help. TimH

Thanks for the help.

TimH
07-12-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By TimH

I wish they would use zEnglish when they write...

I wish they would use zEnglish when they write NEC :D. It sure would reduce confusion.
07-11-19, 06:07 PM
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Views: 596
Posted By TimH

Oh, good, even better. Thanks pattenp

Oh, good, even better. Thanks pattenp
07-11-19, 03:31 PM
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Views: 596
Posted By TimH

Thank you ibpooks (extra characters to meet...

Thank you ibpooks

(extra characters to meet 25 character minimum)
07-11-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By TimH

Transitioning from THWN to NM

Wiring a sub panel. Running THWN #2 awg wire in 2" conduit. Then will splice to 2-3 NM and make the run to the main panel. From what I've read code says the length of the junction box has to be 8 x...
07-10-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 619
Posted By TimH

Stacking foil face Polyiso

I'd like to use Polyiso foam board insulation for my garage ceiling. Its foil faced so I'm curious if I can stack (2) 3" thick sheets. Its ~ R6/inch so I can have ~ R36 in my ceiling. I just don't...
06-24-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By TimH

Thanks for the reply Tolyn Ironhand. Since its a...

Thanks for the reply Tolyn Ironhand. Since its a ~ 110' run from the main panel I was going to bump up the wire size to #1 ( thru 2" PVCn conduit) to avoid a big voltage drop. Maybe I worry too much....
06-24-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By TimH

Sub panel in garage

I'm putting a 100 amp sub panel in my garage. I like it to look clean so I'd like to put the panel between the studs in my garage. I bought one of those kwik clamp Square D panels. Other than...
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Views: 466
Posted By TimH

My experiment from a couple of years ago ran out...

My experiment from a couple of years ago ran out of time. I only had a few months duriing the summer to get pit working again. I didn't want to have seepage pits replaced in the winter. I will say in...
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By TimH

Link to discussion on practical machinist ...

Link to discussion on practical machinist

Cutting cast iron dry (https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general-archive/cast-iron-cutting-fluid-92268)
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By TimH

I've never used oil on cast iron and drilled a...

I've never used oil on cast iron and drilled a lot of holes with the same drill. I don't use oil machining cast iron either

I do use oil on steel and other materials.
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By TimH

I've never used oil on cast iron and drilled a...

I've never used oil on cast iron and drilled a lot of holes with the same drill. I don't use oil machining cast iron either

I do use oil on steel and other materials.
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By TimH

I didn' look at the date of this thread. :D

I didn' look at the date of this thread. :D
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By TimH

FWIW I was taught (by my old German boss) not to...

FWIW I was taught (by my old German boss) not to use cutting oil. If you use cutting oil it will dull your tool.
01-07-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By TimH

Thanks PCboss (Added characters to hit the...

Thanks PCboss

(Added characters to hit the 25 character requirement)
01-06-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By TimH

transition from conduit to NM wire

Running power to a sub panel. THHN Wire in buried conduit from sub panel to basement. In the basement the conduit goes into a junction box and is connected to NM type wire. The NM goes to the main...
12-22-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By TimH

Thanks for the replies I'm actually down...

Thanks for the replies
I'm actually down 24"
12-22-18, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By TimH

Electrical inspection question

Easy question. I hae a 70' run of conduit in a 18" deep trench. Will the inspector want to see the entire run or can I start to bury it it. Leaving the ends and a few sections in the middle...
12-13-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By TimH

I'll proably put 2 x 4 's on the side to reduce...

I'll proably put 2 x 4 's on the side to reduce the chance of crushing the conduit
12-13-18, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By TimH

Thanks for the reply. I'm thinking of running the...

Thanks for the reply. I'm thinking of running the conduit into a cellar window. I'll replace the window temporarily with a piece of plywood. I figure doing it this way is way safer than pulling a...
12-11-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By TimH

Temporary garage power.

i think I already know the answer to my question but I'm going to ask anyway :-)
Is it possible/safe/legal to run temporary power to my garage for the winter months by running wire through conduit...
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