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Old 04-13-2014, 06:07 PM   #21
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You do know about remodeling cans right?
Cursed things on a lath and plaster ceiling.
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:27 PM   #22
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Cursed things on a lath and plaster ceiling.
It is a pain but doable, I try to leave the room as my electrician is swearing at the ceiling and getting ready to throw something. We usually just bend the clips a little, or hot melt blocks above the ceiling and screw to those.
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What do you guys do about wire lath?
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What do you guys do about wire lath?
Hole saw mows right through.

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Never had a job to retro fit them.

Come to think of it never seen one.... never really looked for 'em either tho.
Huh?

Retro cans are often used in new construction as well.
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Retro cans are often used in new construction as well.
Around here you can't use retro cans in new construction. One jurisdiction won't allow more than 1 or 2 retro cans in a remodel - if you have more it's take out the ceiling and put in new.
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Around here you can't use retro cans in new construction. One jurisdiction won't allow more than 1 or 2 retro cans in a remodel - if you have more it's take out the ceiling and put in new.
Wtf
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Around here you can't use retro cans in new construction. One jurisdiction won't allow more than 1 or 2 retro cans in a remodel - if you have more it's take out the ceiling and put in new.
Bob, I hope you make it out of Cali before the rest of the country decides to kick the state out of the union. The laws and people there seem to be going insane...
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Bob, I hope you make it out of Cali before the rest of the country decides to kick the state out of the union. The laws and people there seem to be going insane...
Oh I'm staying.
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Bob, I hope you make it out of Cali before the rest of the country decides to kick the state out of the union. The laws and people there seem to be going insane...
Don't even consider Illinois. EVERYTHING is worse than California.
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Don't even consider Illinois. EVERYTHING is worse than California.
Even Canada isn't as bad as those states.
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Don't even consider Illinois. EVERYTHING is worse than California.
Licensing requirements and permit regulations are not nearly as strict.
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Even Canada isn't as bad as those states.
If it wasn't for the cold Canada wouldn't sound too bad... beautiful country.
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If it wasn't for the cold Canada wouldn't sound too bad... beautiful country.
Yeah but the cold makes it abysmal.
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Yeah but the cold makes it abysmal.
True. I don't feel the cold when I look at those pretty pictures so its more appealing.

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