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Thumbs up Thanks

Thanks, I didn't want to stray too far from normal in setting things to our preference. You guys have given me just what I needed.
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Question Closet rod / shelf standard height?

Is there a generally accepted standard or practice for closet rod and shelf height?

This is new construction, with one walk-in closet, and two smaller (4') closets. I plan to add upper shelves,...
11-22-06, 05:36 PM
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Question Is this Kuhun bevel edge how the laminate covered...

Is this Kuhun bevel edge how the laminate covered bevel is accomplished? I want to duplicate a laminate top, that I have seen, that has the top, the edge, and the bevel covered with laminate AND the...
11-20-06, 07:17 AM
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Posted By ramiron

I had a small welder or larger compressor in...

I had a small welder or larger compressor in mind, but nothing definite at this time.

I had wire left over from wiring the dryer and figured I would put a drop in the garage, just in case the wife...
11-19-06, 07:21 PM
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Question In this thread, the suggestion for future...

In this thread, the suggestion for future requirements for this cirucuit indicates capping the white, and using only the two hots.

Is there any code requirements or best practice reasons that...
11-04-06, 05:35 AM
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Posted By ramiron

Thumbs up Points all well taken, thanks for the input. I...

Points all well taken, thanks for the input. I was looking at my needs and made location decisions in that small nook based on our needs, traffic pathways, pantry, doors/windows, and real useable...
11-03-06, 09:41 PM
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Question receptacle spacing in small rooms?

Are there any exceptions to spacing receptacles within twelve feet of each other, based on the square footage of the room?

I have a bk. nook that is 93 s.f. (10x10 basically) with two receptacles...
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Talking Fixed it...

Noisy drain has been silenced!! Pay attention to detail, don't hurry, and don't be distracted.
The "waste T" installed upside down was most likely my problem. I say most likely, because I changed...
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Posted By ramiron

Arrow Went to the "big Box" store today and looked at...

Went to the "big Box" store today and looked at the drain kit again.
The Mfg. supplies two different configuration of this kit, using two different "T's". In one kit IS a sanitary T, the other kit...
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Good luck. This one is PVC and solvent cement...

Good luck. This one is PVC and solvent cement make up, I won't do that again. To change it means cutting it out.

But I think my problem is going to be the larger drain too close to the small...
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There was a "help" section, it really didn't...

There was a "help" section, it really didn't offer much. But, there is also an 800 number. I would say most of the help is slanted to help with the PRODUCT, but that is understandable.

I asked...
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I tried a couple more things this morning in an...

I tried a couple more things this morning in an attempt to find the problem. Nothing worked.

This is not a choke and gurgle sound. Once I open the drain, it takes the water flow about 3 or 4...
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Posted By ramiron

Unhappy REALLY noisy bathtub drain

This is a new construction:

I have just set a tub/shower, filled and drained it testing for leaks.

The problem is, this is the NOISIEST drain I have ever heard in my life. The noise is coming...
10-01-06, 05:47 PM
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Posted By ramiron

Thumbs up Yes, JWHITE, that is the plan, if the POCO isn't...

Yes, JWHITE, that is the plan, if the POCO isn't extremely expensive for their extra run. But at any rate, I am thinking they will be as cheap or cheaper than I could make the attic run for.

Just...
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Posted By ramiron

Talking Solved

I'll try to make the update brief.
Compressor was short cycling, on 8 seconds, off 3 seconds, continuously.
The system has two pressure switches to help protect the system. One is high pressure,...
10-01-06, 08:36 AM
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Posted By ramiron

Thumbs up Now I think you guys have explained this every...

Now I think you guys have explained this every way possible and it is beginning so sink in.

Embarassing, but someone local also suggested what I have been thinking as "not an option", as actually...
09-30-06, 08:30 PM
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Posted By ramiron

Okay, thanks, I will. The reference post wasn't...

Okay, thanks, I will. The reference post wasn't there when I was typing my long winded questions.

I need to talk to my local inspector about the rebar (UFER). I have a real hunch from the...
09-30-06, 07:49 PM
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Posted By ramiron

Okay, let me replay what I think my ears heard. ...

Okay, let me replay what I think my ears heard.

For my setup:

A ground for the service disconnect. The ground runs to the neutral of the meter. In the service breaker box (at the meter), the...
09-30-06, 05:41 AM
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Posted By ramiron

The local here has told me that they use the 2005...

The local here has told me that they use the 2005 NEC, without modification or revision.

I thought that I had read someplace on the forum that a supplemental or second ground was required and that...
09-29-06, 09:13 PM
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Posted By ramiron

This is the situation I have, but isn't a second...

This is the situation I have, but isn't a second earth ground required? Can that second ground be the rebar? Is the fact the two earth grounds are 35 feet apart an issue?

I was figuring the (3)...
09-29-06, 08:16 PM
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Posted By ramiron

Yes it is single family residence that I am...

Yes it is single family residence that I am building.
There is no water line or meter to tie to. It is a deep well, and all plumbing is cpvc.

I had planned for the rebar "bond" to the foundation...
09-29-06, 07:16 PM
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Posted By ramiron

Question 200A Service, disconnect, and wire sizing

I have read many of the threads on the subject, but I would appreciate some validation of what I am attempting to do.

This is a new construction, 1650 s.f.. The home layout is basically this:...
09-19-06, 05:57 PM
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Posted By ramiron

Thumbs up Thanks, I appreciate the help.

Thanks, I appreciate the help.
09-19-06, 07:46 AM
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Posted By ramiron

Thumbs up much thanks

Thanks Racraft.

Unless you come back and say otherwise, I will do the 4500 / 240 = 18.75 amp., and install a 20 amp. circuit using 12/3 w/g?
09-19-06, 07:27 AM
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Posted By ramiron

Question Water heater circuit requirement

I have a Rheem 50 gal. dual element heater.
The spec. sheet says, "furnished with standard 240 volt AC, single phase non-simultaneous wiring, and 4500 watt upper and lower heating elements."
Would...
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