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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-03-2011, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Sproat_Sport
Went on the hunt for an open neutral. Found 3 of...

Went on the hunt for an open neutral. Found 3 of them. 1st was in one of the previously installed (and functioning) fixtures where there was a poor marette job with 3 house wires were crammed in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-02-2011, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Sproat_Sport
OK. I'll check out the other 3 vacant spots...

OK. I'll check out the other 3 vacant spots where the wires are hanging...and then have a look at how the other 2 previously installed (by PO) fixtures that function are hooked up....hopefully I'll...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-01-2011, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Sproat_Sport
Thanks for the replies. Any particular...

Thanks for the replies.

Any particular tester you recommend?

"Open neutral"....hmmm. I'll do some research to see what that is.

There is attic space above these lights, so that's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-28-2011, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Sproat_Sport
An "NCVT-1 Voltage Tester" (Klein Tools). Shaped...

An "NCVT-1 Voltage Tester" (Klein Tools). Shaped like a thick pen. End goes red to indicate voltage detected. When I turn the light switch on, it indicates voltage (beeps and light goes red) both...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-27-2011, 08:32 PM
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Posted By Sproat_Sport
Fluorescent mystery

It doesn't take much to stump me, but here it is anyway.

Installed a standard 2-bulb (T8 - 32W) fluorescent light fixture (Home Depot) in the garage. Wiring was there hanging from the ceiling,...
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