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Forum: Electrical 05-02-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,111
Posted By m1911
There is no "best of 2 evils," only the proper...

There is no "best of 2 evils," only the proper way to do it, and that's to call a licensed electrician.
Forum: Electrical 05-02-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,111
Posted By CarpenterSFO
I have a few questions just out of curiosity: Are...

I have a few questions just out of curiosity: Are you replacing an existing sub-panel with a new one, or actually adding a new sub-panel? What's the wiring for the feeder from the main to the sub? ...
Forum: Electrical 02-12-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,914
Posted By Fault Current
Yes

You can use #12 for the whole job but the #14 circuits you extend will still need 15 A breakers max. The #10 extensions using #12 will be protected by 20 A breakers max.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-15-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By madmax718
well, you do get a lower res on the thermal, but...

well, you do get a lower res on the thermal, but I think I will take the plunge on it at some point. I already have the 12v system.

Camera, I have a 4AA version with a detachable screen. While it...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-13-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,895
Posted By tccoggs
5-6 years on the battery platform means a change...

5-6 years on the battery platform means a change is comming. Now they will change back to pod style batteries again so we can rebuy all the same tools we got rid of 5 years ago.

Getting tired of...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-12-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,895
Posted By D.S.I.
It's all about the dual voltage charger, even...

It's all about the dual voltage charger, even though it's sequential charging.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-12-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,895
Posted By Gary H
Whats nice about Makita is: 1. the same...

Whats nice about Makita is:

1. the same battery platform for the last 5-6 years.
2. Makita is always adding new tools to the 18 volt line up.

What this tells me is that they will stay...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-12-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,895
Posted By D.S.I.
I've had the m18 kit for 2+ years, a couple of...

I've had the m18 kit for 2+ years, a couple of issues, but their warranty has worked so far. Since I bought it they dropped there battery warranty to 2 years instead of 3. The brushless impact is...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-11-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,895
Posted By darthdude
Lot of truth here, I loved my old Makitas, but...

Lot of truth here, I loved my old Makitas, but after 4 years the batteries were very, very shot. With new batteries costing almost as new combo kits I decided to try an "upgrade". Hope it all pays...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-11-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,895
Posted By CrpntrFrk
Makita has proven itself over and over. It...

Makita has proven itself over and over. It batteries have not changed in years (over 6 IIRC). That means they got something right and they just keep on improving on that system.

Another I would...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-11-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,895
Posted By PPRI
They're my every day work horses. We have...

They're my every day work horses. We have several of the impacts. One hammerdrill. I actually traded a brushless makita in on one of them.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-11-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,895
Posted By Windwash
I don't know anything about the Milwaukee "fuel"...

I don't know anything about the Milwaukee "fuel" impact but I think you'll like the Makita if that is the route you choose and they are quite a bit less than $400.00.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-11-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,895
Posted By darthdude
I've had the impact and hammer drill for a week...

I've had the impact and hammer drill for a week and a half. Lumber yard and a great discount deal if you traded in your old stuff. I ended up with the impact, hammer drill, two chargers and 4...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-06-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,677
Posted By tccoggs
I love my hitachi cordless drills and impacts. I...

I love my hitachi cordless drills and impacts. I originally bought them cause I was being cheap and got a deal, but they are some of the best cordless tools I have owned.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-05-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,677
Posted By Gary H
I tried the Hitchi cordless drill:laughing:....

I tried the Hitchi cordless drill:laughing:. Could not get used to it:mad:. Went back to Makita. Now thier mirter saws are another story. How a company can make such a great saw :thumbup:and suck in...
Forum: Electrical 03-05-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By rselectric1
Yes I know, but he needs to understand that the...

Yes I know, but he needs to understand that the further he goes, the more he is "on the hook".

Sounds like he is too far in.
Forum: Electrical 03-05-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By Rich D.
If it was 12-2 AC BX ( only black and white...

If it was 12-2 AC BX ( only black and white wires) the metal sheath was acting as the ground.

Arc fault breakers and a bunch of gfci's are going to get pricey. Just call a sparky... Tell them due...
Forum: Electrical 03-05-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By Tinstaafl
Unfortunately, that won't get you off the hook....

Unfortunately, that won't get you off the hook. You know that. :sad:
Forum: Electrical 03-05-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By Rich D.
Dosnt code state you can install up to one gfci...

Dosnt code state you can install up to one gfci during a repair? Not the hole house?
Forum: Electrical 03-05-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By rselectric1
As well as have these cheapskates sign something...

As well as have these cheapskates sign something that says they refused to do it right. I'd hate to see you on the hook when somebody gets electrocuted. They might use the "you touched it...you own...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-05-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,677
Posted By wnc viking
I use to have issues with makita with some tools...

I use to have issues with makita with some tools they made 20 to 15 years ago but I am starting to buy makita again
Forum: Electrical 03-05-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By 480sparky
I hope you're going to install some GFCIs.

I hope you're going to install some GFCIs.
Forum: Electrical 03-05-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By Rich D.
Just instal gfci's everywhere hahaha.. noo dont.....

Just instal gfci's everywhere hahaha.. noo dont..

Call a licensed electrician....
Forum: Electrical 03-05-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By cwatbay
Well there is little I can add beyond what others...

Well there is little I can add beyond what others have said. I a little confused though......what is the "box", do you mean the service panel ? sub panel ?...........what is a "main line" ? To me, a...
Forum: Electrical 03-04-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,102
Posted By 480sparky
Once again: If it's a total gut, why not run new...

Once again: If it's a total gut, why not run new circuits back to the panel and have everything grounded from the git-go?
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