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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

...too bad they don't make applications for older...

...too bad they don't make applications for older vehicles. I have a '67 Chevy short bed C10 truck and bleeding it myself is a PITB.
08-19-13, 10:18 PM
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

Seems about right Naskkat1. When I went into the...

Seems about right Naskkat1. When I went into the attic, there were other MC cable directed/connected to the panel. This one in particular was run under the house/crawlspace. When I turn off the...
08-17-13, 08:47 PM
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

It seems to be connected to all the outlets in my...

It seems to be connected to all the outlets in my master bedroom, and bathroom. The kitchen appliances has its own separate breaker. Anyways, I connected it to 14-2 wires that has 3 outlet...
08-17-13, 12:05 PM
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

3 wire conduit source (outlet) to 2 wire conduit (outlet receptacle) HELP....

Ok, I assumed that my house has 14-2, but it is actually 12-3 from the main source. The main wire (source is 3 wire with ground) and is connected to an outlet receptacle. The black wire is not...
08-05-13, 11:27 PM
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

I just installed additional joist between the...

I just installed additional joist between the ceiling joist just in case I may need extra support to catch the wall I am building. One thing, I did not double top plate. I only had one top plate...
08-02-13, 04:36 PM
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

The wall top plate will be parallel to the...

The wall top plate will be parallel to the ceiling joist and I will have to flush one side so I can drill 1/2" hole (gap) diagonally to a section so I can run wire conduit to it w/o hitting the...
08-01-13, 09:25 PM
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

The lumber I purchased is dry from HD, and I'm...

The lumber I purchased is dry from HD, and I'm assuming the ceiling joist and wall studs existing in the house has been dry for a long time, LOL. What do you mean nail an inch or so high on my stud...
08-01-13, 04:57 PM
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

Well, the ceiling joist, and top and bottom plate...

Well, the ceiling joist, and top and bottom plate 2x4 will give enough clearance for the 3 1/4" nail. I just don't want to crack the existing joist and/or studs. What is the guidelines to how far...
07-29-13, 10:16 PM
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

FRAMIING nail size for interior wall?

Hello.

I was wondering what is the code for interior walls when using specific nails? Just bought me a Rigid 21* round framing gun, but I only need a handful of nails. Home Depot sells, 3.25"...
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

I know, but I was going to pigtail the hot wires...

I know, but I was going to pigtail the hot wires from opposing boxes, muahah!! J/K

I was thinking of not telling the inspector that I had added the pocket closet just in case he ask if there's a...
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

Nashkat1... No neutral 'white' wire in the...

Nashkat1...

No neutral 'white' wire in the light switch of the master bath.

BTW, we plan to refi. our house to a conventional loan and would this DIY hurt us?? I plan to do the work myself.
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

I don't mean to hijack this thread, but what is...

I don't mean to hijack this thread, but what is the required size and type of nails for framing a wall that is only connected to one wall? I will be building a pocket closet which requires a wall so...
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

Nashkit1... N/M. I get what he meant by...

Nashkit1...

N/M. I get what he meant by putting 'blocks' between the joist. It's just a PITA to get through the attic and do all this crap!! AND, will I have to put blocks underneath the house...
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

Nashkat1... What do you mean by 'installing...

Nashkat1...

What do you mean by 'installing a blocking'? Also if not using a block, are you saying that it's okay to shift the top wall plate 1" where the edge meets the end of the ceiling joist...
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

Yes. The top plate of the wall will be parallel...

Yes. The top plate of the wall will be parallel and is directly under, and mounted to the ceiling joist to give the wall support from up top.

You are correct. I had in mind to drill 45* from the...
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Posted By CEE1NG_RED

BEST wiring advice for wall stud that is parallel to ceiling joist. HELP!

Hello.

I am currently trying to build a pocket walk-in closet for my wife in our master bedroom. I will be building a single open wall that will be joined with one existing wall of the room while...
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