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Oct
25
revised Cool bulbs into a min 90C fixture with 60C wiring
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Oct
24
answered What do I need to do to raise a subfloor?
Oct
24
comment Why does my pool pump keep tripping the breaker?
What Chris said. You're in out of your depth and if you get things wrong it can kill you. Please call an electrician or three and hire one who's willing to explain what you have to you before and while he's fixing it.
Oct
24
reviewed Approve Remove plastic film from the outside of a metal door?
Oct
24
comment Why does my pool pump keep tripping the breaker?
So to confirm - in the past the radio worked with the pool off, now the radio doesn't work with the pool off ?
Oct
24
answered Why does my pool pump keep tripping the breaker?
Oct
24
comment Why is it that every DIY plumbing job requires two extra trips to the hardware store?
Not constructive my behind. It made ME feel better ;)
Oct
24
comment Do I need to cut into my drywall to install a switch?
Basically, drywall repair is a lot easier than it looks. The only tricky part is getting the mud on nicely and that just takes practice. Too many people are afraid to do a job right because of the wall damage.
Oct
24
comment Do I need to cut into my drywall to install a switch?
You still need to run a line from the existing box to the switch, right? Plus your existing box is recessed too much. Removing the drywall will allow you to replace the box with one that lines up with your drywall (adjustable box).
Oct
24
comment Why is it that every DIY plumbing job requires two extra trips to the hardware store?
I hate you. Lots.
Oct
24
comment Why is it that every DIY plumbing job requires two extra trips to the hardware store?
Brilliant - instead we'll have to wait 2 hours for the print and 4 hours for the heat cure... :/
Oct
24
comment Why is it that every DIY plumbing job requires two extra trips to the hardware store?
I'm bloody well ticked off and letting off steam. Read the tags.
Oct
24
asked Why is it that every DIY plumbing job requires two extra trips to the hardware store?
Oct
24
answered Do I need to cut into my drywall to install a switch?
Oct
23
comment Is “don't mix data and power cables” and “don't loop power cables” still valid nowadays?
Oh I loop my power cables all the time. I've never found that the amount of interference is a problem with my equipment. I'm sure it would be if I were dealing with something fairly sensitive, but all my cables go to consumer electronics that aren't nearly so delicate.
Oct
23
comment Is “don't mix data and power cables” and “don't loop power cables” still valid nowadays?
Did your friend specify how? Say you overlap 4 times. You've got 8 loops total (4 on each side of the overlap) where you've got a fairly long stretch of wire (relatively speaking) generating a tunnel of magnetic interference all along it's path. Any signal degradation that occurs in that loop is not going to magically be undone at the rather small point where the wires cross each other.
Oct
23
comment Is “don't mix data and power cables” and “don't loop power cables” still valid nowadays?
Good point. Something worth reading up on for @FlorianPeschka - look into how transformers work. They demonstrate very neatly how strong looping powered lines can be.
Oct
23
revised Is “don't mix data and power cables” and “don't loop power cables” still valid nowadays?
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Oct
23
comment Is “don't mix data and power cables” and “don't loop power cables” still valid nowadays?
I will edit my answer to clarify.
Oct
23
answered Is “don't mix data and power cables” and “don't loop power cables” still valid nowadays?