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    What town are you in?

    What town are you in?
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    Mis-Reading the Code

    I'm looking at the CA Plumbing code and it says:

    706.1
    "Changes in direction of drainage piping shall be made by appropriate use of approved fittings and shall be of the angles presented by a...
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    Drain pipes need replacing

    I've been having problems with my drain system forever. The reason is that the grey water in my house doesn't run downhill like it should. In this photo you'll see what I have. For this run to be...
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    Not a wink.

    Not a wink.
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    Even with the GFCI protecting the circuit?

    Even with the GFCI protecting the circuit?
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    No ground wires in the original circuits in this...

    No ground wires in the original circuits in this house, unfortunately. GFCI at the panel.
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    It'll be much easier to run from the existing...

    It'll be much easier to run from the existing receptacle. If I get this right, the black wire I have now is part of the switch loop so I can't have one outlet hot and one switched, but that's okay.
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    Adding switched receptacle

    I have a switched duplex receptacle that has a black and white wire connected to it. It seems that if I want to add another switched receptacle across the room, all I would need to do is connect...
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    Apparently what I wanted is one of these:...

    Apparently what I wanted is one of these:
    http://www.standexadp.com/catstyle.php?searchtext=draw

    Could not find one in this city for love or money, but a very helpful guy in an HVAC shop made me...
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    You mean a crimping tool? No, the issue for me is...

    You mean a crimping tool? No, the issue for me is how to fit all the pieces together when you are working in the middle of a run. You know how you have slip couplers for plumbing? Something like...
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    Vent hood nightmare, please help!

    Okay, so I have about 12 inches of 7" round coming down from the roof. Then it's another foot to the top of the cabinet, then 20 inches down to the motor which has a 3x14 duct opening. I just spend...
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    You CAN soft solder stainless but you need to use...

    You CAN soft solder stainless but you need to use some pretty harsh cleaning methods, like phosphoric or hydrochloric acid. Best bet is to use low temp silver brazing wire as Jimbo said. It's not the...
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    By "junction" do you mean the interior space of...

    By "junction" do you mean the interior space of the fixture? The fixtures I bought all have extra leads capped off inside for extending to another fixture. Everything seems to fit.
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    Thanks guys. It never occurred to me to just make...

    Thanks guys. It never occurred to me to just make the hole bigger and put a proper size connector in. I only needed one right now so I just filed the hole bigger and inserted a standard Romex clamp....
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    Cable connectors necessary?

    I'm installing under cabinet lights in the kitchen. Simple flat (approx. 1 1/8") flourescents. One of the fixtures has to be fed from one down the line via a loop of 14/2 in the wall. The little...
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    I think I still have that. If not, can I extend...

    I think I still have that. If not, can I extend them? There's no device in this box, it's purely a junction box.
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    It's not 2" drywall. We had to shear the wall...

    It's not 2" drywall. We had to shear the wall with 3/4 ply, then 1/2 drywall, then a cabinet back. Bad planning. Every other box on that wall I remembered to install adjustable boxes. This one just...
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    Thanks, I know about those but it's still going...

    Thanks, I know about those but it's still going to be short by over 3/8". I found some stackable ones at www.receptxtenders.com. Definitely the ticket and my punishment will be paying 7.50 to ship...
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    Box extension

    I have a box in the wall under my sink that's just a junction box, no device. The problem is that through bad planning the box got buried very deep into the wall so I need to extend it so I can cover...
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    Oh, geez, do NOT have the kids around when you...

    Oh, geez, do NOT have the kids around when you Google "horsecock"!
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    The wires needed to come out, and now do, between...

    The wires needed to come out, and now do, between those double plates right below the beam. It's about 9'4"" high. I didn't think the inspector would have approved hogging out for a box just there so...
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    Surface mounted box

    I have to have a surface mounted junction box over a set of cabinets. Besides handy boxes or outdoor boxes, are there any others that would work? The box is visible only for tall people and certain...
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    Well, while you guys were arguing, I installed my...

    Well, while you guys were arguing, I installed my range hood. The box now has 17 or 18 cu. in. of wire and the hood is hard-wired. And it sucks...er... blows...whatever.
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    Thanks again for the advice. The wire is exactly...

    Thanks again for the advice. The wire is exactly where the knockout on the hood is, so installation should be straight forward. The motor is a separate unit that goes inside the cabinet and fastened...
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    It's done, thank you gentlemen....

    It's done, thank you gentlemen.
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v335/spielbass/IM000643.jpg
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