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11-17-20, 09:37 AM
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Posted By luckydriver

no and no. does being rural affect 2 outlets in a...

no and no. does being rural affect 2 outlets in a room working while 2 dont? i learn something new every day.
11-16-20, 01:58 PM
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Posted By luckydriver

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11-16-20, 11:29 AM
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Posted By luckydriver

220 ..guy wanted 1500 for a new box and 500 for...

220 ..guy wanted 1500 for a new box and 500 for transfer switch when i was looking at generator possiblities but i couldnt swing it then. he said he would never do a swtich with pushmatics
11-16-20, 07:02 AM
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Posted By luckydriver

2 mains. power comes in from outside into a long...

2 mains. power comes in from outside into a long horizontal box then from that box into 2 panels with 2 mains. yup thats how they did it. people are always perplexed when they see it.
11-16-20, 06:08 AM
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Posted By luckydriver

do you mean half the house was without power for...

do you mean half the house was without power for a week and i didnt know it?

the mains were the last thing i tried, before this i turned off and on every breaker in both panels 2x and things were...
11-15-20, 08:09 PM
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Posted By luckydriver

outlet came back to life only after main turned off

This is a perplexing issue. My Breakers were never marked so it was harder to figure this out. But one day the floor lamp in my dining room stopped working. I thought it was the lightbulb but it was...
11-04-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

had 2nd guy out. insane price for vikrell...10K....

had 2nd guy out. insane price for vikrell...10K. but he would shorten the depth 6 inches and he woudl have put the outlet on the outside wall in the 6 inches created next to the door. that would have...
10-29-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

how do you drill sideways thru joists? i need a...

how do you drill sideways thru joists? i need a drill that goes about 2 ft ahead then makes right hand turn thru probably 3 or 4 joist then somehow fish that wihtout being able to see a thing
10-29-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

im def replacing the lighting at some point but...

im def replacing the lighting at some point but thats last on my list.

that being said, do you mean its ez to pull thru the existing holes?

or that an electrician can rewire without pulling...
10-29-20, 10:39 AM
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Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

hope these help.now that i actully looked up...

hope these help.now that i actully looked up there i wonder if i cannot just take the left side and connect it to the fixture at the door somehow? or maybe the switch will be able to be squeezed to...
10-29-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

is there such a thing is a reallllly small light...

is there such a thing is a reallllly small light switch? like if you kept just the left most stud in the pic but cut out for the switch....i looked at the situation more and see how the interior wall...
10-29-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

i thought you meant surface mounted junction box...

i thought you meant surface mounted junction box which is why it surprised me. im not opening up any ceiling or walls for this. ill rig with track cable covers coming out of my light box above my...
10-28-20, 07:27 PM
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Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

wait, its OK to mount a junction box just over a...

wait, its OK to mount a junction box just over a shower door??
10-28-20, 07:22 PM
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Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

the shower guy initially wanted both gone. he...

the shower guy initially wanted both gone. he said they prefer to totally open the front. i said um, i really need a swtich as you enter the bathroom. he agreed could keep the right side which is the...
10-28-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

idea just popped in head. unsure how to implement...

idea just popped in head. unsure how to implement it. permanently wire the switch 'on' then do some kind of surface mounted battery switch to a new fixture where the remote switch is at the fixture....
10-28-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

the left side switch cannot remain but the right...

the left side switch cannot remain but the right side can. . the wiring to the left side will not reach to the right side, i need to extend the wire from the left switch so it reaches the right.
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10-28-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

shower guy said put the swtich on the blue wall...

shower guy said put the swtich on the blue wall next to tub but i dont have slack for that even
10-28-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

shower guy will keep the switch by the door but...

shower guy will keep the switch by the door but has to get rid of the switch on the left side. therefore in the ideal world id put a junction box and run the wire to the right side of the shower to...
10-28-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By luckydriver

i really need to hide a junction box

From watching all the home shows I have gathered you cannot put a junction box where you cannot see it. However what do you do in the case where there is no other option. I am going to get my shower...
10-19-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By luckydriver

its 1200 more but i decided to get 8 ft fence but...

its 1200 more but i decided to get 8 ft fence but still 6 ft gate. the receptionist told me they pour dry cement in the hole and let nature take its course except the gate will have wet cement. i...
10-16-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By luckydriver

final outcome. decided on a guy that was ok...

final outcome. decided on a guy that was ok putting the gate receiver post attached to the permastone. 2600 for 42 feet of vinyl including 4 ft gate and removal of 9 panels of old fence. sadly cannot...
10-12-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By luckydriver

the hose is never connected until it's in use due...

the hose is never connected until it's in use due to the setup which means 99 percent of the days of the year it's unhooked . just completed weekend powerwashing and now time to hibernate. i dont...
10-12-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By luckydriver

keep hose outside in freezing weather?

i have 100ft of hose on a reel . if i put it in a sheltered breezeway, will it be ok in spring? i have visions of whateve water is left in the hose expanding and cracking or just the fact that is...
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Views: 208
Posted By luckydriver

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this is looking up at the top where the window meets...
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Views: 208
Posted By luckydriver

he couldnt say for sure where the leak is coming...

he couldnt say for sure where the leak is coming from on the window in the pic above. but there was drilpping on the left side during a bad storm a few weeks ago. but my bathroom window its leaking...
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