Last Activity:12-05-2016 12:23 PM
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Posted in thread: How to plug in a Philips Low Pressure Sodium Bulb using a Ballast on 12-05-2016 at 05:57 AM
The fact that it works with that particular ballast obviously doesn't mean it will work
correctly. A 35 watt LPS lamp needs a nominal voltage of 70 volts. I don't know what the output
voltage is of yo...
Posted in thread: How to plug in a Philips Low Pressure Sodium Bulb using a Ballast on 12-04-2016 at 06:20 AM
Couple of options. Use one of the diagrams on the last pages of this spec sheet that's for
Posted in thread: How to plug in a Philips Low Pressure Sodium Bulb using a Ballast on 12-03-2016 at 09:04 PM
Couple of things.....I don't think that ballast is even rated for use with the lamp and why on
earth would you even want to use LPS. It's a horrible light source because it's monochromatic.
The light ...
Posted in thread: Building a garage on 12-01-2016 at 08:19 AM
Got it, I didn't catch that he was using room trusses. You could still get the span with
Posted in thread: Building a garage on 12-01-2016 at 05:37 AM
While trusses are great for strength and construction speed you lose a lot in storage space
because of the webbing of the truss. I think if I was interested in getting the most storage
space, I'd go s...
Posted in thread: Building a garage on 11-30-2016 at 08:46 PM
Make sure you have an air compressor and nail guns. The top plates are doubled as upper top
plate overlaps the lower top plate at the corners to lock the walls together.If you do vent the
Posted in thread: Does anyone know what this is called and what it does on 11-29-2016 at 12:24 PM
You can try sending the pic to this company and maybe get it identified.
Posted in thread: Re-Facing on 11-22-2016 at 12:23 PM
Is that your fireplace or the example of what you want to do?
Posted in thread: Cutting back Insulation Spray foam on 11-20-2016 at 12:30 PM
So you're looking for us to argue against your wife and mother in law? Dangerous territory.
That being said...are you just looking to trim the foam flush with the studs? If that's the
case, that's how...
Posted in thread: Blowing in fill on top of existing insulation on 11-20-2016 at 07:58 AM
As long as the kraft faced side is down and you don't block any air vents. I don't know the R
value required for attics for your area but I had a house in Mass. and did just that. Had 12"
blown on top...