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    I SERIOUSLY DOUBT hack saw blades were...

    I SERIOUSLY DOUBT hack saw blades were recommended.
    If they were I'd like to know who was stupid enough to actually speak the words

    What would you do if no meter was available...wait for three...
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    The truth is, the electrical inspector told me to...

    The truth is, the electrical inspector told me to do it that way. He also suggested I could use #8 bare copper flattened at the ends. (I think it was #8, it was a year ago).
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    In my area: My son bought a house with an inside...

    In my area: My son bought a house with an inside meter and 4 fuses for the house. I added a new weather head, meter head, service panel and 6 new circuts. I stuck two hacksaw blades into the meter...
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    I've used the second one. I've also used the...

    I've used the second one. I've also used the yellow ones that are similar (and the yellow with double inputs).
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    I'm not sure who makes them, just go to home...

    I'm not sure who makes them, just go to home depot and look for the plastic inserts by the metal connectors. They're fast and quick and hold the wire great.
  6. Thread: Removing Compound

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    With the Porter Cable there is no dust and it...

    With the Porter Cable there is no dust and it sands very quickly.
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    Two wires in every hole (12 & 14 gauge). In our...

    Two wires in every hole (12 & 14 gauge). In our county we can use the yellow or grey plastic fittings. Very easy to use.
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    Rent a Porter cable drywall sander and vacuum. ...

    Rent a Porter cable drywall sander and vacuum. You wont regret it.
  9. Thread: Basement flooded

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    Then how do your explain a service panel that is...

    Then how do your explain a service panel that is covered with water and still powering up a house (happened here), or a basement being flooded with water and the lights are still on (happened here).
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    I'm not sure what solution you should spray to...

    I'm not sure what solution you should spray to remove mold. I have heard that half water and half bleach will do the trick, but this may discolor your shingles.

    Here's my tip: after the mold...
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    It works, I've seen it at a trade show. They...

    It works, I've seen it at a trade show. They tried to sell it to saw manufacturers. I think they eventually ended up building their own with it in it. There was an article in Popular Science years...
  12. Thread: Dryer Vent

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    Thanks guys.

    Thanks guys.
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    I used 2x4 walls and no vapor barrier and unfaced...

    I used 2x4 walls and no vapor barrier and unfaced insulation. No vapor barrier will let the wall breath. Any kraft facing, spray foam or foamboard has the potential of trapping moisture. I put a...
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    you are lucky you got them to come on in the...

    you are lucky you got them to come on in the flooded basement
    without getting shocked.......

    Off Topic: Distilled water is actually an insulator. If a storm fills your basement over the service...
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    Do you have a water softner? Use its bypass...

    Do you have a water softner? Use its bypass valves and see if the softner is slowing the hot water flow.
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    Dryer Vent

    I'm tired of buying cheap dryer vents at the big box stores. They are cheap plastic and fall apart easily. Any suggestions on where to get a quality vent?
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    In Fine Homebuilding, I saw a guy make his own...

    In Fine Homebuilding, I saw a guy make his own wood miter box to hold 14" crown and then cut it with a hand saw.
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    I bought a new hand saw a couple of years ago. ...

    I bought a new hand saw a couple of years ago. Small blade and extremely sharp. While building a Habitat house, I cut myself about 4 times with it. Very embarrasing!
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    Google for "water powered sump pump". You can...

    Google for "water powered sump pump". You can get a backup sump pump that runs on city water pressure.
  20. Thread: GFI in series?

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    I have a 1 year old fridge at the office (full...

    I have a 1 year old fridge at the office (full size) that just started to trip the GFCI its plugged into. I think its just because the motor is drawing a little extra current as it ages. I plugged...
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    You really need to know what is all the way down...

    You really need to know what is all the way down the line. Hopefully your refrigerator is not on the line and kicks the breaker when you're not around.
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    I agree with Billy Bob. If you have a splice in...

    I agree with Billy Bob. If you have a splice in your service cable before the meter, this is a big danger. Have an electrician put in a 200 amp service.
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    I'm not an electrician, but I believe it is...

    I'm not an electrician, but I believe it is against the electrical code to run them thru the same hole.
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    Off Topic...distilled water is actually an...

    Off Topic...distilled water is actually an insulator. It will only conduct electricity if it has impurities in it like metal or salt. Thats why, when your basement fills up with water after a big...
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