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06-16-18, 06:21 PM
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Posted By devin

How deep does 12v lighting direct burial cable...

How deep does 12v lighting direct burial cable need to be? My trench is 12" currently.
06-15-18, 02:29 PM
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Posted By devin

Because initially I was running speaker cable and...

Because initially I was running speaker cable and CAT5e UTP to the patio, but don't need both conduit for that. If it is just direct burial, I can just leave the conduit empty for now.
06-15-18, 09:56 AM
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Posted By devin

Wiring for low volt path/patio lighting

I have a patio and a pathway that I want to run lighting to. I am burying rigid PVC conduit to run the wires through, but the interfaces are causing me issues.

I will have two runs, one for the...
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Posted By devin

So it turns out I really have to go back to...

So it turns out I really have to go back to square one with this. I've been looking around and there seems to be a dozen and a half ways to make a retaining wall, so I'll defer to others' better...
03-06-17, 01:20 PM
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Views: 766
Posted By devin

Would it be okay to use an outdoor receptacle to...

Would it be okay to use an outdoor receptacle to branch off of into the conduit? I have a circuit that services a single indoor outlet, and a duplex outdoor outlet. If I can use that I would attach...
03-05-17, 02:41 PM
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Posted By devin

Deleted until I rotate the picture

Deleted until I rotate the picture
03-05-17, 02:35 PM
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Posted By devin

No permit yet or completed plans, but I had to...

No permit yet or completed plans, but I had to finish building my path, so I buried two conduit and taped sandwich bags over the ends and pull cords.
03-03-17, 02:35 PM
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Views: 766
Posted By devin

This is the stuff I've used before: 16 Gauge...

This is the stuff I've used before: 16 Gauge 2-Conductor Burial Rated Speaker Cable 100ft CL3 (http://www.outdoorspeakerdepot.com/16ga2dibuca1.html)
03-03-17, 10:32 AM
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Views: 766
Posted By devin

Terminating the high voltage run should be easy...

Terminating the high voltage run should be easy because the outdoor box has provision for a threaded fitting in the back, which I can pre-thread and then glue to the conduit (assuming I measure and...
03-03-17, 07:23 AM
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Posted By devin

Great, thanks for the nice advice. I'll make up a...

Great, thanks for the nice advice. I'll make up a proper plan and get my permit. Hopefully no underground surprises...
03-02-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By devin

Okay, that is easy. Can I use Romex 12/2 in the...

Okay, that is easy. Can I use Romex 12/2 in the conduit or should I run separate conductors? Is 3/4 in an appropriate sized conduit?
03-02-17, 02:48 PM
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Views: 766
Posted By devin

Hi-res version here...

Hi-res version here (http://www.meumonus.com/images/house/patio-rough-electrical-proposal.jpg). Drawings that show relief a bit better here (http://www.meumonus.com/images/house/stairs-wall-plan.jpg)...
03-02-17, 02:33 PM
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Views: 766
Posted By devin

Electrifying the patio

Hi all,

I have a patio/retaining wall replacement project in the works, and am in the estimating of effort and cost phase.

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I essentially want to branch off or run a new circuit from...
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Views: 1,310
Posted By devin

Just the nesting stacked concrete blocks. I'll...

Just the nesting stacked concrete blocks. I'll edit this post when I find what I'm looking for.
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Posted By devin

Glad this post was here, because I lost the first...

Glad this post was here, because I lost the first drawing, and I haven't worked on this yet!

Quick question for bricklayers out there: msradell brought up that if I mortar the cinder blocks, they...
07-01-16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By devin

This is the cover I used last time: 5980-UCL...

This is the cover I used last time:

5980-UCL > While-In-Use Covers > Weather-Resistant Covers > Electrical Wiring Devices > Products from Leviton Electrical and Electronic Products...
07-01-16, 08:58 AM
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Views: 867
Posted By devin

Thanks for all the advice.

Thanks for all the advice.
06-30-16, 02:47 PM
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Views: 577
Posted By devin

I have an electrical supplier so I'll just ask...

I have an electrical supplier so I'll just ask them for THWN.

Thanks again
06-30-16, 12:23 PM
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Views: 577
Posted By devin

Electrical to outdoor patio

I am planning on putting together a patio in the middle of my yard with pavers and a retaining wall. I decided after little thought to add some lighting and audio to the setup. I have a sub panel in...
06-30-16, 11:09 AM
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Posted By devin

Probably. Also, probably. I took a shovel,...

Probably.
Also, probably.
I took a shovel, jammed it into the ground, and ripped the sod off, to a depth of about two inches.
06-29-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By devin

Ha, if only. I'm not sure if it is water...

Ha, if only.

I'm not sure if it is water permeable at or or not. I assumed not, as that was worst case scenario. However I'll test it later to see. I just wanted to make sure that I wasn't doing...
06-29-16, 10:09 AM
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Views: 867
Posted By devin

Weedblock in garden

I just put together a 10'x10' garden that was home to grass and to a pear tree. The pear tree is still there, but I scraped off the grass, and planted a raspberry bush, a dwarf blackberry bush and a...
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Views: 1,310
Posted By devin

High resolution image here...

High resolution image here (http://www.meumonus.com/images/house/patio-wall-plan.jpg).
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Views: 1,310
Posted By devin

67782 This is a rough plan for the patio,...

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This is a rough plan for the patio, including the perpindicular length of retaining wall, and the stairs for reference. The patio is the same level as the lower yard.
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Posted By devin

Thanks for your thoughts. i apologize because my...

Thanks for your thoughts. i apologize because my technical drawing skills are rudimentary to say the least.

For the stair, the rise on the stairs is 4 1/3 inches. Six of them gives me 28 inches...
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