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Could be. I know some of them have capacitors in...

Could be. I know some of them have capacitors in place to control speed so I wasnt sure if that had anything to do with it.

As far as RPMs go:

RPM Data:
High Speed 154
Medium Speed 97
Low...
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Actually the opposite....since there is no pull...

Actually the opposite....since there is no pull chain to verify the fan is on high and then speed controlled from the wall controller, is the fan defaulting to some slower speed and the wall...
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Thats what I figured and did, and have done for...

Thats what I figured and did, and have done for other fans like this (I know some are more complicated than that but this was not one of them)

Its quiet enough that I question if its really on...
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Definitely came with the remote, its not an...

Definitely came with the remote, its not an add-on kit. Manual is here: http://www.hunterfan.com/SupportDocuments/OwnersManuals/M3571-01.pdf Page 10 and 11 go into the wiring. The remote receiver...
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Its hard to find a ceiling fan with WAF that...

Its hard to find a ceiling fan with WAF that doesnt have a remote. I honestly wanted to use it, she said "no remote hanging from the wall". But if its not working to its potential its a good reason...
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Posted By chrisexv6

Hunter ceiling fan installed without remote....is it getting max speed?

Since we've never had luck with remote controlled ceiling fans (i.e. remote receiver seems to die in too short a time, etc), I ran a 12-3 from our switch box to our new ceiling fan location.

The...
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Posted By chrisexv6

I actually have a bunch of casement windows and...

I actually have a bunch of casement windows and used Tane pill contact to secure them (for now anyway). Since I need a wire there anyway I ran it and used the pill for now.

I figure if an...
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Posted By chrisexv6

Adding a Vent Zone to a Home Alarm System...

Adding a Vent Zone to a Home Alarm System (http://www.home-security-systems-answers.com/vent-zone.html)

What type of sensors are there now (or are there any?) If just magnetic, the above article...
04-03-16, 06:40 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Will keep you posted. It was a little chilly...

Will keep you posted.

It was a little chilly overnight but is supposed to be even colder today/tomorrow.

I'm definitely one to take into account my comfort vs just return on investment (and...
04-02-16, 05:29 PM
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Posted By chrisexv6

See if this works... Made a Google photos album...

See if this works... Made a Google photos album of the pile of bundles, before blowing and after blowing

https://goo.gl/photos/iuK9iYNdANKzm2tk8

Net result is about r-52 or something. You can...
04-01-16, 04:43 PM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Ill take some pics tomorrow before we start...

Ill take some pics tomorrow before we start blowing (insulation!) but I just finished up.

All soffits have a vent baffle.

There is little to no fiberglass left (whats left is small chunks...
03-31-16, 07:44 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Thanks for the encouragement! A lot of...

Thanks for the encouragement!

A lot of people I know look at me like I have 2 heads when I tell them what Im doing. Most of those people are telling me Ill never get a payback on the investment,...
03-31-16, 07:12 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Unfortunately its too late :) 105 bundles of...

Unfortunately its too late :) 105 bundles of cellulose just delivered and sitting in my garage.

Ive asked for a few other quotes from other places. One of them actually told me its not worth it,...
03-31-16, 03:35 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

No, no rebate if I diy. My issue with...

No, no rebate if I diy.

My issue with letting them do it isn't the money as much as it is the unknown of what kind of job I'll actually get. Wasnt overly impressed with how they handled the...
03-30-16, 10:39 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Working on reinsulating those knee walls. ...

Working on reinsulating those knee walls.

Replaced the fiberglass with Roxul and vent baffles above it. Currently looking at what to do with the vertical portions.

Every picture/DIY Ive seen...
03-25-16, 05:22 PM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Duct wrap complete! (FINALLY!) Did the best I...

Duct wrap complete! (FINALLY!) Did the best I could, didnt realize this would be even harder than installing the vent baffles.

Also started pulling out some of the last layer of insulation and...
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Posted By chrisexv6

Just wanted to update everyone - thanks for the...

Just wanted to update everyone - thanks for the advice. After installing most of the duct wrap, its clear we shouldnt be having any vibration/noise issues with the ductwork. The insulation itself...
03-24-16, 06:29 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Almost done (finally!) with wrapping the main...

Almost done (finally!) with wrapping the main trunk.

Two questions: I can get the plywood out from underneath all of the trunk. At that point, some of it will not have support underneath it. Is...
03-22-16, 10:11 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Awesome, will go with 2x6 for everything then. ...

Awesome, will go with 2x6 for everything then.

Still plenty of work left but Ive ordered the insulation for delivery next week sometime....having 100+ bags of insulation in my driveway is a good...
03-22-16, 06:20 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

The "further" meant another question. In the...

The "further" meant another question.

In the pics from post 46 you see the vertical walls with insulation (barely) installed. Since the backs of the walls are open to the attic, technically I can...
03-22-16, 05:07 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Thanks again. For a 2x6 cavity with a...

Thanks again.

For a 2x6 cavity with a baffle, should I go with 2x4 insulation? Wasnt sure I could compress 2x6 Roxul down enough to slide in easily.

Further - for the vertical portions of...
03-21-16, 05:44 PM
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Posted By chrisexv6

4 feet or so...I had a yard stick I used to poke...

4 feet or so...I had a yard stick I used to poke an Accuvent baffle in there and it was probably about a foot off the corner joint when I pushed it all the way in. I know Roxul comes in 47" lengths,...
03-21-16, 05:17 PM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Pulled the fiberglass out of the first few...

Pulled the fiberglass out of the first few cavities and it does look like at least some of them have indications of being vented right at the top. Its not a huge cutout but it looks like its there...
03-21-16, 12:21 PM
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Posted By chrisexv6

No, its not you. I havent found a similar...

No, its not you. I havent found a similar instance on the web yet.

Most cathedral ceilings seem to be mirrors of each other on the front and back (i.e. a 45 degree slope up the front and the...
03-21-16, 11:02 AM
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Posted By chrisexv6

Its pointing at the peak from where the ceiling...

Its pointing at the peak from where the ceiling fan is hanging. Yes, I can only see into the short cavities.

The flashlight itself is at the top of the black box in the pic with the ceiling fan...
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