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01-02-07, 04:24 PM
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Posted By lovmy4x4

Ra the current 15 amp breaker is only 14ga...

Ra the current 15 amp breaker is only 14ga wire,so i would rather go with 15,im having hard enough time finding a 15/15 breaker,I see some 15/20 available online,but I would not even attempt looking...
01-02-07, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By lovmy4x4

breaker question?

I have a Cutler Hammer sub panel,that i need to switch out a 15 amp breaker with a tamden 15 amp.I just ran a new 12ga dedicated line to my basement refridge.Im going with a 15 amp braker cause the...
12-30-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,061
Posted By lovmy4x4

Thanks guys ..Im glad I found the problem with...

Thanks guys ..Im glad I found the problem with the bonding strip,i wasted about 20 percent of expensive cable,but Im a home owner and try to use the knowledge I learned from the people on this board...
12-30-06, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,061
Posted By lovmy4x4

Found the problem,i had to waste about 10 feet...

Found the problem,i had to waste about 10 feet of cable,but low and behold the bonding strip was inthe there all twisted up,so I cut about 10 feet off and then pulled lightly on the bonding...
12-30-06, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,061
Posted By lovmy4x4

armored cable question

I just purchased 50 feet of AC 90 12/2 cable (bx).Upon cutting a piece I just realized there is no Bonding strip.I use a Roto Cutter on it ,not good with the hack saw.I have always purchased my cable...
12-27-06, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By lovmy4x4

power for switch

i just refinished a room in my basement..i finally have a switch for the light in the ceiling.i now only have one more pull chain ceiling light left in the basement..i have the wire exposed for this...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By lovmy4x4

anither dryer vent?

is it ok to have fiberglass insulation against dryer vent tubing inside an exterior wall....im concerned about the heat of the pipe against the fiberglass...thanks again for all your help...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By lovmy4x4

thanks sharp...i also just order one of them...

thanks sharp...i also just order one of them dryer wall boxes,seems like a nice idea to get the dryer up again the wall...and the price was right,but i might end up with the first straight set...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By lovmy4x4

dryer vent.?

im in the process of moving my laundry room to the first floor of my house..i can run the dryer vent straight out level to the floor,meaning no bend ..is this alright to do,or should there be a...
12-04-06, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,520
Posted By lovmy4x4

gas line for dryer

im going to be moving my gas dryer up stairs from my basement..the gas line is presently teed off of my gas stove...the new location of the dryer is going to be on the wall behind the stove..so it is...
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Views: 946
Posted By lovmy4x4

basement shower to bathtub

i have an old shower in my basement..50 years old,im thinking of putting in a small bath tub..the only thing i have never done is drain pipe in concrete...would it be possible to use the existing...
10-25-06, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 947
Posted By lovmy4x4

basement bath tub drain

i have an old shower in my basement..50 years old,im thinking of putting in a small bath tub..the only thing i have never done is drain pipe in concrete...would it be possible to use the existing...
10-24-06, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 922
Posted By lovmy4x4

noisey pipe

i have an old shower in my basement..2 control hot ancold faucet....when turning on the cold water i get a vibrating noise for a second or 2 then again when shutting it off...it has just started...
08-12-06, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By lovmy4x4

thanks 594 for the reply..i was just at lowes and...

thanks 594 for the reply..i was just at lowes and your right 90 percent of the bells sem to be 16 volt...that really surprised me ..i figured it would be out dated thanks again...
08-12-06, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By lovmy4x4

door bell

i have to replace the chimes on my grandfathers bell...i finally located the transformer,its a 16 volt from the 1950s..the original bell still works he just is getting hard of hearing and would like...
07-07-06, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By lovmy4x4

thanks guys ,im going over this weekend to search...

thanks guys ,im going over this weekend to search high and low for the transformer..the basement is finished and my gramps is the type to have things done the cheapest way,so im in for some fun...
07-06-06, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By lovmy4x4

door bell?

my grandfather wants a new door bell...problem is i cant find the transformer...it a simple 1 door bell....its an old house with fuses still...he claims he is too old to worry about upgrading to...
06-13-06, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By lovmy4x4

thanks ra...i run ground from outlet box to light...

thanks ra...i run ground from outlet box to light box...thanks again
06-13-06, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By lovmy4x4

exterior spot light

im going to run an exterior spot light to light up my pond..i will tap into an outlet on my shed....is a ground need to the light ,or can i just run a white and black thhn wire ...outlet is grounded...
Replies: 6
Views: 53,208
Posted By lovmy4x4

thanks guys for the replies...i want to go 12x12...

thanks guys for the replies...i want to go 12x12 but that would bring me right to my propert line,well 1 and 1/2 feet away..our code here is 3 feet from property line...this is going to be a deck on...
Replies: 6
Views: 53,208
Posted By lovmy4x4

10 x 10 deck frame?

im building a 10x10x 2 foot off the ground freestanding (not attached to anything)deck..what size framming lumber would yous suggest...i have a bunch of pt 2x6s at no cost to me,brand new also....i...
Replies: 10
Views: 19,819
Posted By lovmy4x4

pvc railing

how do you secure those pvc railing systems to your deck...from what i see at lowes there is a bottom plate that get screwed to the deck floor and then the post sits in that...does seem to secure..am...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,382
Posted By lovmy4x4

trek decking?

i want to use trek decking on my deck, it is slippery when it rains comapred to regular pressure treated wood...thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 1,130
Posted By lovmy4x4

thakss for the reply..i will probably go with a...

thakss for the reply..i will probably go with a retaining wall block to hide ties...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,130
Posted By lovmy4x4

cultured stone?

i have a 2 foot raised fish pond made out of pt railroad ties...i was thinking of facing over the front rr ties with cultured stone...is this poosible,and is cultured stone heavy as regular stone..i...
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