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04-28-20, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Marksman762

I was able to locate a screw with a magnet -...

I was able to locate a screw with a magnet - turns out it's metal studs. This will get interesting!
04-27-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Marksman762

Thank you - everyone - for the advice. It'll be...

Thank you - everyone - for the advice. It'll be a little while before I can spend some more time on this project but I will report back ASAP with what I find!

Thanks again -
04-26-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Marksman762

Can't figure out lower level structure...

Hello everyone,
I'm trying to bolt a work bench to the wall in the lower level of my split level home and I'm having a difficult time... I've attached a photo of the wall I'm working with - it's the...
09-05-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By Marksman762

Cable routing/code question

Everyone,

My main panel is located in my basement mounted to the concrete block wall. A majority of the nm cables coming out of the panel are routed along the top edge of the foundation wall in...
08-01-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By Marksman762

Nope - it's dug down quite a ways, well below the...

Nope - it's dug down quite a ways, well below the frost level... I just unplug it during the winter months so the discharge tube doesn't freeze up.
08-01-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By Marksman762

Adding exerior receptacle/rim joist insulation

Hello -

I'm planning to install a receptacle outside for my sump pump. It's currently run off of extension cords daisy chained into my garage (The things people do... prior homeowner).

I'm...
05-26-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By Marksman762

Questions regarding bathroom electrical

Hello everyone,

I have a basement bathroom that is powered off the same 15 amp circuit that feeds an upstairs bedroom, amongst other items. The bathroom has a single overhead light powered by a...
Replies: 8
Views: 6,101
Posted By Marksman762

Thank you gentlemen - the amount of knowledge...

Thank you gentlemen - the amount of knowledge I've gained from you over the last six months has been phenomenal!
Replies: 8
Views: 6,101
Posted By Marksman762

Yes - the receptacle is also powering another...

Yes - the receptacle is also powering another identical light with no issues. The grounding is solid. I opened up the fixture and everything looks fine, although there really doesn't appear to be...
Replies: 8
Views: 6,101
Posted By Marksman762

It's a plug in style, the circuit is fully...

It's a plug in style, the circuit is fully grounded.
Replies: 8
Views: 6,101
Posted By Marksman762

Fluorescent Light Pulsing/Cycling

Hello,

I recently installed a number of shop lights in my basement. With one fixture, about 15-30 seconds after it's turned on, the T8 bulbs get a wavy/pulsing appearance and the light output...
03-24-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,617
Posted By Marksman762

Thanks PJ - I tried a replacement and it worked...

Thanks PJ - I tried a replacement and it worked just fine, that was likely the problem!
03-23-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,617
Posted By Marksman762

Help - Fluorescent shop light tripping GFCI

I have a plug in style 4' fluorescent shop light 2-Light 48" White High Performance Fluorescent Plug In Shoplight at Menards...
03-19-13, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,344
Posted By Marksman762

Vent pipe leak?

Hello,

I noticed water dripping next to my vent pipe today. I'm trying to track it down - here is what I know:

The house was built in 1967, single level with basement. The pipe goes straight...
03-02-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,990
Posted By Marksman762

It will be a vertical hole, probably right...

It will be a vertical hole, probably right through the middle beam. Bottom to top to run cable into the joist spaces. Sounds like a 3/4 hole should do the trick.

Blame the previous owner for...
03-02-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,990
Posted By Marksman762

Drill through header?

In the photo below, you'll see the header/support I need to drill through, top to bottom, for two 12/2 cables. The inspector mentioned 1/2 inch holes.. Should I use two 1/2 inch holes, one per...
02-24-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Marksman762

Thank you everyone. I'll plan to leave it as is...

Thank you everyone. I'll plan to leave it as is then, unless I get really bored someday. It would be a pain to replace, but not th end of the work.

Yes it is grounded and that is a ground wire...
02-23-13, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Marksman762

Found damaged cable, how to fix?

I pulled down a drop ceiling over a basement bathroom and discovered this damaged cable. It is feeding a junction box that is providing power to various lights in the basement. The electrical panel...
12-30-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By Marksman762

Sounds just like what I had in mind! Now we'll...

Sounds just like what I had in mind! Now we'll see when I get around to it...

Thank you.
12-28-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By Marksman762

Nashkat that's correct. Thank you for the...

Nashkat that's correct. Thank you for the clarification!
12-27-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,592
Posted By Marksman762

Finished!

Just wanted to let everyone know that the project is done and passed inspection. Thanks to everyone here for their help!

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12-27-12, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By Marksman762

Basement lighting questions

Hello,

I would like to update the lighting in the unfinished half of my basement. One side is used for laundry and the other is a work space with a work bench. I know I want to use fluorescent...
11-17-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 34,866
Posted By Marksman762

Splicing 3 wires

Hello, I'm having problems splicing 3 wires together. In the picture below I made a splice for a wire to feed a receptacle, middle of run. The small piece of wire I spliced in rotates/spins on the...
11-17-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Posted By Marksman762

Thank you everyone, I'll probably go the yellow...

Thank you everyone, I'll probably go the yellow route.
11-17-12, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Posted By Marksman762

Cable run question

Hello,

As I continue with my garage wiring project, I have another question, regarding the pictures below. Yes - I have a permit and it will be inspected.
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I'm running the cable...
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