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  1. Electrical
    Hi folks, I have 15 MC cables coming from above to connect to this CH panel. The electrician who installed it in 2009 (to replace a Federal Pacific panel, allegedly) ran large Romex bundles through the concentric knockouts which are now much larger than I need. He also, unfortunately, added...
  2. Plumbing
    I bought a Japanese natural gas space heater. It has a strange looking connector in the back so I am not sure how to connect it to US gas connectors (see picture) I like to use a brasscraft kind of yellow flex connector to connect this heater to to my natural gas supply line coming to my...
  3. Electrical
    I am installing a new single, under counter oven in a guest house addition. There is no stove. It has been pre-wired, about 35 feet, from the panel to a J-box in the wall behind the oven cabinet with 8-3 Stranded romex (black, red, green, bare ground). It's a 3720 watt oven so doing the math...
  4. Electrical
    Hello, I'm a student learning how to become a Carpenter, I've just been given an assignment where I have to detail the material list and the making of a 12' x 16' Utility Shed. On the Material List I was given, it specified that I needed a, 110 Volt small building entrance, electrical outlets...
  5. Plumbing
    I am trying to find some manufacturer or other professional documentation for the estimated longevity of the black rubber hoses that apparently were commonly used for the water feeds in Heat/cooling wall convector units. I had one burst on me flooding all my apartment. Needless to say I would...
  6. Carpentry
    I have been searching for hours to find a product that will allow me to connect (3) 2x12's to a 6x6 post where the 2x's meet in the center of the post. I am building a 48ft wide deck and I have 3 connections where 12ft. spans meet over a 6x6 post. I need a connector for this application. If...
  7. Plumbing
    I live in an apartment where the nearest water spigot outside is more than 100' away. Consequently, I would like to connect my garden hose to the cold water pipe of my hot water heater which is in my storage closet so I can water my plants. What is the best way to do this? I have not been able...
  8. Electrical
    Hi, I just wired my first 200 amp panel, with a 100 amp sub panel... please tell me what's wrong with it, if anything? it already passed inspection, but I'd like to know for future reference... and i'd love to see pictures of your most neatly wired panels, switch boxes (especially with 3+ gang...
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