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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-03-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By LeakingFaucet
The market is pretty nuts here. The seller holds...

The market is pretty nuts here. The seller holds the most power as all types of buyers are coming in: all cash, no contingency, etc. I got lucky where most of my stuff was ok. The home inspector did...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-03-2014, 10:22 AM
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Views: 742
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Thanks for the info. Ok, guess looks like it's...

Thanks for the info. Ok, guess looks like it's going to be a contracted/major infrastructure upgrade. Hmm, maybe time to move. But my take away is that this isn't a simple "short the box" fix isn't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-02-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By LeakingFaucet
There is no main breaker in the breaker panel. ...

There is no main breaker in the breaker panel.

I want to take the fuse box out of the equation because I don't want to routinely replace fuses. I started blowing fuses one day and it became a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-01-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Pretty sure I have 10 AWG wire coming from the...

Pretty sure I have 10 AWG wire coming from the street. Would have to go home and measure the core wire.

I white out the account info. That does you no good.

The line comes from the street,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-01-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By LeakingFaucet
I'm confused by your post. Cat6a has higher specs...

I'm confused by your post. Cat6a has higher specs so you can run 10GE at the same lengths as Cat5/5e.

Was there something else I missed?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-01-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Well played. slow clap

Well played. slow clap
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-30-2014, 12:05 PM
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Views: 294
Posted By LeakingFaucet
attaching cat6 ethernet cable to joists

I'm running new cat6 cable under my house / in a crawlspace. I don't want the cables dangling like a massive jumprope.

I see that the power / rg6 lines are stapled to the joists.

What should I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-30-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Been a while, but here's my setup. I have a fuse...

Been a while, but here's my setup. I have a fuse box that feeds the circuit breaker.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-25-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By LeakingFaucet
replacing plug fuse

I have a circuit breaker that is fed by a fuse box that is fed by a power line from PG&E. Not sure why the previous homeowner kept the fuse box when installing the circuit breaker, but it's there.
...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Panasonic Whisper FV-11VQ5...

Panasonic Whisper FV-11VQ5 (http://www2.panasonic.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ModelDetail?storeId=11201&catalogId=13051&itemId=450710&catGroupId=119507&surfModel=FV-11VQ5&displayTab=F)
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-14-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Nope, this is a bathroom fan. It's the matching...

Nope, this is a bathroom fan. It's the matching sensor for their bathroom fan.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-13-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Apparently this Cadillac of light switches is a...

Apparently this Cadillac of light switches is a dud.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-13-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By LeakingFaucet
So is there fancy internals in the switch that...

So is there fancy internals in the switch that choose where to run the current? Out on the ground line vs the neutral line?

Any reason other appliances don't require such a fancy switch?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By LeakingFaucet
This Panasonic switch is for the Panasonic...

This Panasonic switch is for the Panasonic condensation fan that does not have a light. The button on the front is to manually activate the condensation fan.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-13-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Has anyone else heard of a problem with this...

Has anyone else heard of a problem with this model?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Thanks, Wuzzat?, you're the only guy to answer my...

Thanks, Wuzzat?, you're the only guy to answer my question.

I thought all current flowed from the higher voltage to lower voltage lines (red and black) as the voltage oscillates. I thought the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-12-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By LeakingFaucet
The Panasonic switch comes with 4 wires. 3 are...

The Panasonic switch comes with 4 wires. 3 are soldered to the PCB inside the switch, 1 is screwed to the metal plate which screws to the junction box.

3 soldered wires:
Red - Live, understand...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-11-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Bad experiences with Panasonic FV-WCCS1-W WhisperControl Three-Function On/Off Switch

I bought this $50 switch with the expectation it would last a few years. Within the first month, the blue LED stopped working. Now 9 months in, the manual switch no longer works.

Has anyone else...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-11-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Purpose of neutral wire?

I am replacing a Panasonic FV-WCCS1-W WhisperControl Three-Function On/Off Switch that recently stopped working. I intended to use a Leviton single pole light switch but noticed it lacked a neutral...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 05-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Alright, I got it fixed. Turns out there was a...

Alright, I got it fixed. Turns out there was a faulty o-ring that sits on the piston. The caliper measure the inner diameter of the o-ring to be 1/4 in. and I forgot the outer diameter. The pain was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-29-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By LeakingFaucet
I'm out left in nippy San Francisco. I had...

I'm out left in nippy San Francisco.

I had raided Home Depot and bought a bunch of o-rings and 1 was close but it's loose sitting on the piston and too big to fit back into the chamber it sits in....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By LeakingFaucet
I've re-attached the handle. Turns out there's a...

I've re-attached the handle. Turns out there's a screw with a hexagonal socket that can be used to fasten the handle to the nub that controls the faucet water flow.

Still not sure about the model...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-28-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By LeakingFaucet
It's definitely very similar but the rain shower...

It's definitely very similar but the rain shower section of the faucet is bell shaped for me, while it appears flat, disc shaped for the Kraus. Man, it's close though.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-28-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By LeakingFaucet
Here is a sequence of photos showing how I get to...

Here is a sequence of photos showing how I get to the busted o-ring. If anyone can tell me where to find out what type of o-ring I need, please speak up.

First photo shows a circle disk on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-28-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By LeakingFaucet
I also pulled the handle off so now it's detached...

I also pulled the handle off so now it's detached from the base. It looks like some kind of glue was holding it on there, vs a screw. What type of glue/epoxy would you recommend I use to put it back...
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