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  • Posted in thread: The great 2-cycle debate on 05-15-2016 at 07:54 PM
    I switched all my 16:1 units to 32:1 mix regular gas.

  • Posted in thread: Ceiling Fan Wiring on 05-13-2016 at 12:33 PM
    One remote would not be a good idea. If for some reason they got out sync(one light on, one
    light off) you would be in trouble.

  • Posted in thread: Water and path of least resistance on 05-13-2016 at 07:25 AM
    Sounds like you need a sump pump not a radon fan.

  • Posted in thread: Blinking track lights on 05-13-2016 at 07:24 AM
    Sounds like a loose connection.

  • Posted in thread: Wiring a ceiling fan independent of cans on 05-11-2016 at 07:27 PM
    The pull string light would have constant power so yes you should be able to pull power from
    that.Also if the power comes in the light fixture where the switch connects you could be able
    to pull power...

  • Posted in thread: outlet-switch problem on 05-11-2016 at 04:12 PM
    The black that comes from the cable with the white that is connected to the blacks is the
    switched hot coming back from the switch.

  • Posted in thread: outlet-switch problem on 05-10-2016 at 07:17 PM
    You are probably correct about a receptacle being controlled but you found the wrong
    receptacle. Look for one with a white connected to a black to send power to the switch.

  • Posted in thread: stucco below grade on 05-08-2016 at 10:38 PM
    Code requires the wood of the wall to be 6 inches above grade.The only proper way to do it
    would be to cut the lower part of the wall off and replace with concrete blocks.

  • Posted in thread: Nagging GFI breaker problem. on 05-08-2016 at 10:37 PM
    The picture is not flexible conduit. It is flexible cable. AKA BX, AKA, armor cable AKA mc or
    metal clad cable.

  • Posted in thread: About to buy first house and questions about mold! on 04-26-2016 at 09:05 PM
    As is should not mean you can't inspect it for condition. It just means they aren't going to
    fix anything you find.If it does mean you can't inspect it, then bid based on the worst case
    scenario, or w...

December 4, 2013  •  07:26 PM
You were right about the neutral reading 120 V with ground, the neutral could not have been in contact with hot anywhere because that would cause a short and trip the breaker