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    In either case don't you need physical contact...

    In either case don't you need physical contact with the ceiling to either hang the conduit or anchor the downrods the clips are going to fasten to? You can't use the existing ceiling support wires.
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    How did they get to the pier to hit it? Looks...

    How did they get to the pier to hit it? Looks like a baseball bat job. That's the kind of thing my dad dealt with from time to time-- he was a school teacher, and sometimes his students were less...
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    First piece of information you need-- exactly how...

    First piece of information you need-- exactly how big is the base? There are holes through the base, are they intended for a square box? A waterproof box of some sort?

    Based on that...
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    It's probably illegal, but you could rebuild with...

    It's probably illegal, but you could rebuild with the center of the column a bollard sunk 4' in the ground. Next person to crash into your post won't take off!

    I think there are regulations about...
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    For coffered lights, I'd go with a 'tunable...

    For coffered lights, I'd go with a 'tunable white.' No telling what everyone will like.

    Better, go for the color + tunable white. Mood lighting in red, green, or blue!

    Blue-- reminds us of...
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    I've never used one of these-- but I can imagine...

    I've never used one of these-- but I can imagine why they're all push on-push off. The button and air tubing have to be 'air tight.' If there's any leakage, a hold-to-grind switch will eventually...
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    In-Sink-Erator makes one; available at Lowes. ...

    In-Sink-Erator makes one; available at Lowes.


    Lowes has it for less! (:
  8. Your original post didn't mention how high the...

    Your original post didn't mention how high the horse could lift that weight.
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    The problem with 'evening out the wear' on both...

    The problem with 'evening out the wear' on both motors (or whatever you're wearing out) is that they'll both wear out at the same time! Almost better to let one motor wear out faster, so you only...
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    In the 'old days' (ie about 10 years ago) the...

    In the 'old days' (ie about 10 years ago) the answer would have been rope lights with incandescent bulbs. Infinitely dim able!

    Now, you can get LED strings with multi-color LEDs so you can pick...
  11. Thread: Pool bonding

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    If not a jumper, a guaranteed-not-to-fail clip or...

    If not a jumper, a guaranteed-not-to-fail clip or lug that will re-connect a section of grate to the bonding system when it's replaced. Sort of like the lugs on the back of a meter. And this...
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    I'm sure the ants will take care of anything that...

    I'm sure the ants will take care of anything that leaks below the counter top! :roll:
  13. Thread: Pool bonding

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    Are the grates removable to remove debris from...

    Are the grates removable to remove debris from the trench? Complicates the bonding... James bonding...
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    Are you talking about 1 speaker in the room being...

    Are you talking about 1 speaker in the room being heard through the bathroom door? Without a separate speaker in the bathroom??
  15. Thread: wiring methods

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    Definitely a Flintstones-inspired garbage...

    Definitely a Flintstones-inspired garbage disposal! :roll:
  16. Thread: Mystery Ufer

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    Did the electrical inspector certify the ufer? ...

    Did the electrical inspector certify the ufer? And is there an obvious "ufer" connection to tie into the ground system?
  17. The code for home kitchens says no more than 4'...

    The code for home kitchens says no more than 4' between outlets; most appliances nowadays only have a 2' cord.

    Consider the length of the counter-- practically speaking, how many appliances will...
  18. In our office's Microwave Row we have 4...

    In our office's Microwave Row we have 4 'industrial' microwaves (suitable for use by amateurs), plugged into 3 20-amp duplex outlets. At lunch time, there's sometimes a wait for a free microwave. ...
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    So the NEC is 'incorrectly' speaking of a split...

    So the NEC is 'incorrectly' speaking of a split phase as "2 different phases??" Or are we supposed to be wiring our homes on 3-phase power?
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    120/240 is a single phase, split in half. You...

    120/240 is a single phase, split in half. You may speak of a split phase, or the other half of the phase, but it's still a single phase (ie 1/3 of a delta or wye). :slaphead: I just responded.
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    "Phasers-- on stun!"

    "Phasers-- on stun!"
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    Probably because of the "bounce, roll, and...

    Probably because of the "bounce, roll, and giggle" that was mentioned earlier! :)
  23. I have a plug-in 'window' air conditioner with a...

    I have a plug-in 'window' air conditioner with a 20-amp plug. Can't tell you the number at the moment.
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    If the original voice circuits are still usable,...

    If the original voice circuits are still usable, they're probably still being used.

    re: cable circuits from Florida to Cuba-- Reliable Rumours say that even though official contact was cut off,...
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    Anything popping out of a kitchen countertop is...

    Anything popping out of a kitchen countertop is going to be filled with grunge in a matter of months, if not days! One good spill of pancake batter...

    How long will the 'pop-up' function continue...
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