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    And, it was.

    And, it was.
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    I usually see them under mobile home, the only...

    I usually see them under mobile home, the only concealed one I remember turned out to be behind a (self-contained) receptacle, found it when I took receptacle out to troubleshoot.
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    I don't think wire size is related to this...

    I don't think wire size is related to this problem, and probably neither is rust on the transformer. But I may be wrong.
  4. Bid complete house rewire today $10,000. I...

    Bid complete house rewire today $10,000. I explained that the last few were around $7k, that this one would be more complicated, and this was more of a guess. I explained that fishing a lite switch...
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    And profit?:?

    And profit?:?
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    I'm glad George is good with words, this is what...

    I'm glad George is good with words, this is what I wanted to say but didn't know how to phrase
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    $16 per fixture means if you can average 4 per...

    $16 per fixture means if you can average 4 per hour including staging, setup, cleanup, paperwork, etc., you can easily get $64 per hour.
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    1. Where does it say residential only? 2. ...

    1. Where does it say residential only?

    2. Someone probably already said it, but I believe that a 15 amp duplex receptacle is rated for 20 amp pass thru?

    3. Does this tap rule apply to any...
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    Wrong. Reason I know is that I've been fixing...

    Wrong.

    Reason I know is that I've been fixing a lot of failing taps on older homes around here lately, have been seeing a lot of splices where installer made beautiful, tight spiral twist, twice...
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    Yeah I don't want to have to start buying $5 each...

    Yeah I don't want to have to start buying $5 each Arc Fault Wire Nuts.
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    I tried to not believe it either when I moved...

    I tried to not believe it either when I moved here, didn't work. Brrrrrrr.
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    10% sounds optimistic, just additional time...

    10% sounds optimistic, just additional time cutting and stripping could use up 10%.
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    I suspect an all-around electrician would take 2x...

    I suspect an all-around electrician would take 2x as long running mc, an experienced romex specialist more like 3x. In other words, some guys are extremely fast running romex but anything out of...
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    I have to agree with this, we probably are...

    I have to agree with this, we probably are getting pretty close to having enough laws and rules to survive.
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    I hear that fear quite often and always think it...

    I hear that fear quite often and always think it is a silly thing to worry about. He can already shut off my water at the meter, or my phone and internet with wire cutters but he never does. He can...
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    sw---95/96---A1 (A2 not shown, neutral or...

    sw---95/96---A1

    (A2 not shown, neutral or other leg powering coil, aka common).
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    If whatever is sending signal to coil is...

    If whatever is sending signal to coil is maintained contact, go in to 95 and out from 96 on way to coil.

    Or in other words break line from switch thru normally closed on it's way to coil.

    If I...
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    If I knew what you are saying I might agree. ...

    If I knew what you are saying I might agree. Should I call someone cause for the cans gotta move a little type questions.(?)
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    I'd been calling them box-to-box connectors or...

    I'd been calling them box-to-box connectors or box-to-box nipples.
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    Since the wire is in the same damp basement, I...

    Since the wire is in the same damp basement, I was thinking no romex, maybe SS conduit?
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    :roll:I don't think that's in the code book, but...

    :roll:I don't think that's in the code book, but I don't know where in the code book it isn't.
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    When drilling studs don't let off switch between...

    When drilling studs don't let off switch between holes, I don't know why but keeping drill running makes me go faster.

    If you are short (I'm 5'5"), hire a tall helper. If you are heavy, hire a...
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    Rule 1: Run whenever you hear "it doesn't matter...

    Rule 1: Run whenever you hear "it doesn't matter what it cost" because the translation is "I'm don't care about costs as I am not going to pay you in the end"

    Rule 2: Be leery when taking over a...
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    Is that legal?

    Is that legal?
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    3 per day? Most jurisdictions seem to still...

    3 per day?

    Most jurisdictions seem to still accept NM in crawl space.
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