Last Activity:07-18-2006 5:38 PM
Posted in thread: fishing wires on 07-18-2006 at 04:38 PM
Definitely mark them.. heh. There are a number of options available for that:Heat shrinkable
labels, wrap around, printed thermal or dot matrix, laser, engraved steel bands, tons more
Posted in thread: interesting ground wire on 07-17-2006 at 10:55 AM
Does the flat wire look like this ?
Posted in thread: Replacing a light fixture on 07-16-2006 at 06:32 PM
well i just bought a simple ceiling box that cost a buck or two.. I'm just going to put the
light back up. I cracked the original cieling box with a tough screwdriver and a hammer. Then I
just pulled ...
Posted in thread: Replacing a light fixture on 07-15-2006 at 03:34 AM
well getting the rivets off with a drill is a simple chore.. i guess i was just hoping I'd
missed some kind of simple trick... I had no idea they designed these things to be such a pain
in the butt.. ...
Posted in thread: Replacing a light fixture on 07-11-2006 at 04:59 PM
hhahaha... thanks... one of my favorite movies...
Posted in thread: Replacing a light fixture on 07-11-2006 at 03:26 PM
uh oh... lol... won't know till it's off eh.. well that's sucks... this house was built so
poorley that i'm having to fix all kinds of stuff... i guess it would be cheaper to just move..
Posted in thread: Replacing a light fixture on 07-11-2006 at 02:15 PM
Thanks for your help guys. Well it looks like it's either a rivet or a nail going from the top
of the box straight up into the ceiling somehow like you said... I can't really tell if it is a
rivet or ...
Posted in thread: Replacing a light fixture on 07-11-2006 at 12:01 PM
I just realized that you probably think I"m talking about just the light "fixture" itself..
what i'm really meaning is that recessed portion of the electrical box that is inside the
ceiling... one of ...
Posted in thread: Replacing a light fixture on 07-11-2006 at 10:03 AM
I could probably get a flat bar in there, but you're right, it would tear up the ceiling. There
are only two nails (from what i can see) holding this bloody thing in, but I guess there isn't
really a ...
Posted in thread: Replacing a light fixture on 07-11-2006 at 09:44 AM
Hey guys, I'm obviously new to the forum, and I'll tell ya.. i'm extremely new to home
improvement too... I'm just trying to replace a simple light fixture.. but I can't seem to get
the thing out of t...
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