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    homeowner getting info to questioning...

    homeowner getting info to questioning professionals based on what was suggested from a forum.... I wouldn't want to have to defend myself to someone saying.. "well he said all ya gotta do is, and you...
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    Just replace a breaker... maybe... but maybe...

    Just replace a breaker... maybe... but maybe not....... things seize, break, strip...... maybe maybe not.... good luck with it.
  3. Low voltage lanscape transformer internal OCP tripped?

    Doing some landscape lighting.. I energized the fixtures I had installed to see if the blue tooth fixture were going to work... so, I have 6 homeruns coming back. I pig-tailed them to fit under the...
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    Thank you for finding that Jraef..... what's...

    Thank you for finding that Jraef.....

    what's the motivation.... ? The ceiling ducts go to the attic air handlers ( I think two as there are two condensers outside and I know of the one in one...
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    she is.... I don't think it's worth it...

    she is.... I don't think it's worth it...
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    She has a VERY old large home with forced hot air...

    She has a VERY old large home with forced hot air OIL heat.. registers in floor old victorian.. she added an addition and wanted the OIL heat extended and AC separate which they added at that time......
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    Thank you, appreciate it. OK, Me thinks Mary...

    Thank you, appreciate it.

    OK, Me thinks Mary Lou will continue to pull out her ladder and open/close it manually..... :- )
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    Ac ceiling vents... Motorized ?

    My neighbor has two systems. Air conditioning and forced hot air.
    She closes the Ac ceiling vents manually each winter so the heat doesn't go up into them. She asked if they make them motorized....
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    Replace with smokes. I agree. Or these new 3wire...

    Replace with smokes. I agree. Or these new 3wire heat alarms
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    It just came to me I think. Neutral goes to heat...

    It just came to me I think. Neutral goes to heat return to the red. I think.
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    I don't know ?? In a town house last year I...

    I don't know ?? In a town house last year I actually removed a two heat from the garage and installed a three wire smoke. There is also a two wire heat in a utility closet that I left alone.

    From...
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    I do see interconnected 3 wire heat alarms on...

    I do see interconnected 3 wire heat alarms on line now.... but still curious how to wire up a 2 wire heat detector to the smoke alarm system. Thank you
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    Hard wires smoke alarms with heat detectors?

    Correct me if I'm wrong and please confirm if correct. When installing heat detectors interconnected with 120v smoke alarms, the neutral gets switched through the heat detector (I believe ??).

    If...
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    Are there true ungrounded deltas..? I was...

    Are there true ungrounded deltas..?
    I was directed several years ago by an engineer to install a system in an existing building for several machine tools.
    Why I ask is several years before that it...
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    Not to debate, as it is there in black and...

    Not to debate, as it is there in black and white.... but was questioning this caulking and sealing of holes when I was doing a couple of new homes couple years back...
    The general consensus was it...
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    I'm crawling through a dirty dusty dark attic...

    I'm crawling through a dirty dusty dark attic with my head hitting nails coming through the roof.... I find an existing hole that I'm able to use, then I'm going to fill the hole ...... but not the...
  17. That's why I am giving the low voltage a go...

    That's why I am giving the low voltage a go...
  18. gotta figure out the layout.... I'm not sure how...

    gotta figure out the layout.... I'm not sure how much light (lumens) these fixtures are going to put out in real life. I have some charts showing
    3 watts led = 25 watt incandescent@ (250 lumens)....
  19. OK got it.... will bury the horse now... :- )

    OK got it.... will bury the horse now... :- )
  20. Ahhhhh !!!! I can't commit to Star, I read...

    Ahhhhh !!!!

    I can't commit to Star, I read this and it gets me second guessing

    https://www.turfmagazine.com/landscape-designbuildinstallation/landscape-lighting-wiring-101/


    then I read...
  21. Least wire would be home runs to star, T would be...

    Least wire would be home runs to star, T would be more wire with home runs and branching to each fixture removing factory wire....

    Star it is..... thank you
  22. It's not crazy going ons. I did a sketch and...

    It's not crazy going ons.

    I did a sketch and will decide which lights to put where and on what.

    There's three sections or areas of plantings of bushes scrubs and small trees.

    ...
  23. Set up multiple conductors pulling off reals last...

    Set up multiple conductors pulling off reals last week (12's 14's) into conduits that I couldnt see the conductors coming off the reals while I was pulling. My major concern was if the conductors...
  24. Thank you. Lol. I'm still not clear which way to...

    Thank you. Lol. I'm still not clear which way to go with this.
    Star or T ? The arguments for both wiring make sense. I would like to star but one article I read mentioned because of the lesser...
  25. Anyone do much low voltage landscape lighting (T or hub/spider wiring?)

    Installing some low voltage transformers and low volyage landscape lighting.

    Some literature on internet and that come with transformers say to use hub/spider wiring, To use the 25' lower gauge...
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