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04-14-13, 04:27 AM
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PJ Max....i changed the wiring around (putting...

PJ Max....i changed the wiring around (putting all 4 runs (15 lights) on the 12V wire from my multi-tap transformer), then i put in all new bulbs yesterday. All 15 are working for now and i hope...
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NJNorsky.....

thanks for your input...i'll will try those things you mention tonight...at least that way it may give me a better handle on what the prob is (splitter, cable run, etc.)...its only about a 2 foot run...
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CORRECTION*..i meant to say that i get ALL...

CORRECTION*..i meant to say that i get ALL channels but one (34)...
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why cant i get a particular channel with my COMCAST DTA device???

hey friends

in a nutshell...i have a comcast DTA device and all channels, but one (channel 34 for me which is Comcast Sportsnet) wont come in at all..i get a message on tv screen that i should...
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Views: 1,568
Posted By BMeadBam

link to my model transformer

hey marc

i didnt get a chance to take come picks of my transformer, but i can if you like...what exactly should i take pics of?...the inside where all the wiring is?...in the meantime, if this...
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Posted By BMeadBam

shall i buy 11 watts OR 35 watts well lights??

i still have the question which is: What if i use less than 1/3 total watts of transformer...again, transformer is 1120 watts, and i only have like 132 watts of lights on now....do i need to get to...
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Posted By BMeadBam

more important info...

also, if i didnt say in the first post....alot of these well lights(PAR 36 bulbs) seem to not be working at times...but then all i have to do is tap my finger on the bulb and they come on....almost...
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Posted By BMeadBam

marc...it's a 1120 watt transformer

hey marc

thanks for the reply...no it's a 1120 watt transformer

when i first moved into the house there were alot of lights (watts) being used, but they seemed to work.....again, i have 12 well...
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Posted By BMeadBam

so total watts dont matter?

ok...i can install all the lights and get a reading at end of line if i know where that is...i dont touch the halogen lights with fingers..i wear latix gloves or put in with one of those jar opener...
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is 132 watts too light a load for a 1120 watt transformer?

hey friends

ive had so many probs trying to keep up with changing lights in my landscape...burning out way to soon...i currently have 12well light (11 watts each..PAR 36 well light.....they used...
06-15-10, 12:19 PM
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Posted By BMeadBam

got a 2nd estimate for $75!

i think i'll go with this guy! i hope he's not afraid of heights!

thanks for your input

:)
06-15-10, 06:38 AM
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Question How much should it cost to have a 10' piece of alum. fascia installed?

hey friends

i lost a 10' piece of aluminum fascia under my roof's highest peak (about 30' up)...what should it cost me to get this 1 piece replaced...it's white aluminum and 10' long and it's not...
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Posted By BMeadBam

thanks for all your responses

wow...i never came back to check all your responses after i figured it out...but thanks!

yes, it's an x-10 switch and my father-in-law had an old x-10 console to plug in and try to set up the...
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Question hi marc the nearest light (11 watt well...

hi marc

the nearest light (11 watt well light) to the transformer is about 8 feet (not sure where on one of the lines it is tho)

im not sure size of conductor (do you mean what gauge...
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Question why are my low voltage landscape lights burning out so fast?!

Hey Friends

i moved into a house that had landscape lights already in the ground...there are 11 "well lights"...the kind that are flush with the ground that swivel (all 12v and 25 watts that are...
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Question can i replace the y-sustain myself in a plasma tv?

hi friends

i was going to try to fix my father-in-laws 42" toshiba plasma tv set...42HP66

it's only 2 years old and i stopped working...he had a tech come out who said its the y-sustain and...
05-29-09, 06:25 AM
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Posted By BMeadBam

Pentair Rainbow Automatic Chlorinator problem!!!

hey friends

most of last year (july to close of pool) and apparently so far this year....first 2 weeks of pool being opened, my Rainbow Chlorinator is not chlorinating the pool?!....i am racking...
05-20-09, 08:08 AM
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Posted By BMeadBam

rubber sleeve with band clamps?

how about a rubber sleeve that has a small band clamp on both sides...can i use one of these between the pvc?

bam
05-20-09, 07:02 AM
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What piping can i use to fix leaky irrigation pipe going to house

hey friends

i had to put on a new ball valve connecting the irrigation line from the house to the pvc pipe coming up from the ground...the problem is that i had to cut the pvc pipe to get...
01-22-09, 08:23 AM
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Posted By BMeadBam

Question need help with a 5" berber carpet pull!!

hey friends

our 2 y/o berber carpet had a small pull for several months and it wasnt really noticeable until now...the cleaners came and vacummed over it and it must have really grabbed the pull...
04-11-08, 07:47 AM
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Views: 3,274
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Question how do i put a single french door in leading to basement?

hey friends

when my contractor finishes my basement, i plan to take out the 30" door (6 panel masonite...with 3 hinges in place) leading down the basement steps and replace with a glass french...
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Views: 1,389
Posted By BMeadBam

i dont know thickness of floor

:confused:

i dont know know the thickness of subfloor or hardwood floors are on top

all i can say is that the home is 10 years old built by Toll Brothers...are there typically 2 pieces of...
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Posted By BMeadBam

Question What size screw to go up through basement to a squeaky floor?

hey friends

sorry if this question has been posted before, but i searched and searched and couldnt not find the answer

Q: i have a couple of spots in my first floor (hardwood floors that...
03-11-08, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By BMeadBam

Question Greg and Dick...thanks for your replys ...

Greg and Dick...thanks for your replys

Greg...i definately did not hit any water line...again, i went up thru the header (albeit it was on an angle towards the outside of the house) and came up...
03-10-08, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By BMeadBam

drilled a hole up from basement and water starting beading down!

hey friends

im not sure where this post should appear, but since messed up while in the basement, i'll put it here

long story short...i wanted to move a tv cable which went up from basement and...
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