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    I'm curious how many man-hours it takes to remove...

    I'm curious how many man-hours it takes to remove and renail one staple at every switch box in an 18,000 square foot house.
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    Never? Me to.

    Never?

    Me to.
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    could be pull wire if need ever arose to add...

    could be pull wire if need ever arose to add conductors, otherwise I agree completely
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    Does not seem to mention of separation between...

    Does not seem to mention of separation between multiple holes?
  5. wow

    wow
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    Yes I thought about that, either they dead center...

    Yes I thought about that, either they dead center or he didn't know or he didn't care--2 nail plates total
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    Framing code question

    I drilled 3 @ 1" diameter holes stacked in center of 2x4 stud, non-loadbearing wall, 6 studs, about 1" between edges of holes. Inspector thought I may be weakening studs by drilling holes so close...
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    I usually find the farthest one tripped, thought...

    I usually find the farthest one tripped, thought it had to do with "leakage" in longer run of cable
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    I despise it. Wake up wrong time, ready for...

    I despise it. Wake up wrong time, ready for sleep wrong time, hungry wrong times. Can't change the time when people start things so just tell them it's a different time than really it is?

    Oh...
  10. Labor to pull new romex probably similiar to...

    Labor to pull new romex probably similiar to labor to pull a single wire. If the existing romex is relatively old (often is if no bare ground), it may be better to pull new romex.
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    never mind.

    never mind.
  12. I'm 3/wire all the way too, the 2/wire for...

    I'm 3/wire all the way too, the 2/wire for travellers may not have occurred to me, but I while back I spent several hours troubleshootin someone else's 3/way installation. Taps were made "wrong,"...
  13. only works if there is power at location of added...

    only works if there is power at location of added switch, if it's the same circuit then neutral is already at lite, if it's different circuit will still work although could be dangerous
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    thanks for this post

    thanks for this post
  15. I suspect he's already checked connections

    I suspect he's already checked connections
  16. link does not seem to work

    link does not seem to work
  17. I had a similar service call recently, but: ...

    I had a similar service call recently, but:

    Fluorescent was not GFCI protected, switch connected on line side of GFCI receptacle.

    Fixed it by changing out Chinese no-name GFCI to P&S
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    Something similiar a few times with Siemens...

    Something similiar a few times with Siemens panels, 2 neutral bars (one each side of breakers), screw not tight enough on the strap that bonded one to the other.

    At least twice have seen the bar...
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    pipe good, db bad

    pipe good, db bad
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    Best wishes.

    Best wishes.
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    Bottom line is you didn't lose any money on that...

    Bottom line is you didn't lose any money on that job.
  22. Personally I have occasionally had problems with...

    Personally I have occasionally had problems with CH panels but never with AL entrance cable. Except direct buried, pipe and copper in that case.
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    Saw 2 that had fallen due to set screw not...

    Saw 2 that had fallen due to set screw not tightened against downrod (like Hunter Original).

    Only time I can remember stripped 8/32's causing "fall": The fan was hanging by it's wires (don't know...
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    Weight of fan versus existing light fixture not...

    Weight of fan versus existing light fixture not the only consideration, torque and vibration make a big difference?
  25. or 3/wire if it rings different for front and...

    or 3/wire if it rings different for front and back button?
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