Last Activity:06-02-2013 10:24 AM
Posted in thread: Torque on exterior A/C disconnect lugs on 06-02-2013 at 09:31 AM
Sun's not on that wall yet, so I'm good :rolleyes:. Thanks for the photo.
Posted in thread: Torque on exterior A/C disconnect lugs on 06-02-2013 at 08:35 AM
One more question about this - I assume that for the lug connections you strip off enough
insulation (about 1/4"-3/8") to inert the bare wire under the lug, then just tighten the lug
down on it. In ot...
Posted in thread: Torque on exterior A/C disconnect lugs on 06-02-2013 at 07:53 AM
I am redoing the wiring to an exterior A/C compressor and to/from the exterior disconnect box
(made by GE). The disconnect box instructions say to torque the lugs to 32-35 in-lb. I've
ruined several l...
Posted in thread: NM cable 3-wire to 2-wire? on 06-02-2013 at 07:51 AM
Am I allowed to use 3-wire (plus ground = 4 wires) NM cable for a connection that only needs 2
conductors (+ ground = 3 wires)? If so, how do I flag the wire that's not being used? Can I
just put a sc...
Posted in thread: Compression fittings on 02-26-2013 at 07:44 PM
I have 2 places on exterior walls where I need to disconnect copper pipe then reconnect it
after the siding-sheathing is replaced. Both are currently soldered. One is a supply line to my
washer that c...
Posted in thread: Trimming a window with T1-11 siding on 02-04-2013 at 08:17 PM
I'm installing site-built non-opening wood window frames in a house with sheet 5/8" T1-11
siding (no sheathing underneath - the siding is the sheathing). I'm replacing the siding around
the windows at...
Posted in thread: PVC window trim - putting it all together? on 02-04-2013 at 08:10 PM
I've been browsing PVC window molding for trimming the outside of exterior windows in home
centers and online. I also have a few books. But I'm not finding information on how the various
Posted in thread: How to flash/mount new window install with only T1-11 siding,..no sheathing! on 12-24-2011 at 07:17 PM
What is the reason nobody suggested (assuming there was no sheathing under the T1-11) nailing
and flashing the window to the studs, then installing the T1-11 over the flashing? Frame goes
on over the ...