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Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-27-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,604
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: what do you guys recommend to cut 1 1/4" sch 40 pvc?

I always use a sawzall with a fine toothed blade (bi-metal)
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-17-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,184
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: A few roofing Qs

At that age, I would tear off and reroof.

Then you know what you have.

If it is a detached garage, with a two way roof, you and a buddy could do it in two weekends easy.
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-10-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Feed to Pole Barn 100Amp Panel

Thanks guys, I was on the right track but wanted to confirm.

More than likely I will have an electrician do the final blessing on my shop install (when the time comes). But wanted to do the...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-09-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Feed to Pole Barn 100Amp Panel

No building as of yet.

I am hosting a wedding this summer and want to install a temporary power panel for the tent. The supply for my future building is so that I can size it right to be used for...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-09-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Feed to Pole Barn 100Amp Panel

Yes that panel is straight from the Pole and is 200A, house has a seperate feed from the same transformer.

So a mobile home feed 4/0 4/0 4/0 2/0 would work with ground rods at pole building?
...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-09-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Feed to Pole Barn 100Amp Panel

Here are some answers

Panel above is in garage 5 feet from pole with transformer on it
Wire from meter box is 4/0 aluminum to panel above
The panel above feeds the following - pool pump,...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-09-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Feed to Pole Barn 100Amp Panel

Well here is another feeder question for a pole barn build.

I have a fairly new panel in my garage that has the feed through lugs that I plan to utilize to put the feed to my building. Picture of...
Forum: Classifieds 03-02-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Craftsman Tool Box

Here is a picture

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/673/6Gy6Xs.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/ip6Gy6Xsj)
Forum: Classifieds 03-02-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Craftsman Tool Box

Posting this for my younger brother.

Lightly used Craftsman box, he is an airplane / helicopter mechanic and upgraded his box recently, has his "old" box for sale.

$1000

Here is the box new...
Forum: Garage Gallery 07-26-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,385
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Michigan barn build

20 mins from MIS is it Tecumseh or Clinton? Welcome aboard from down in Morenci here, formerly from Manchester.

Winter was a cold and long one this year
Forum: Introduce yourself here! 07-17-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,178
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: New from Michigan

Welcome from Lenawee County....Seneca Township
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-14-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Adding attic vent to pole barn

I agree with Krodad, powered gable an the prevailing "down" wind end of the building blowing / sucking out, with a passive on the other end.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-14-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Any one build a outdoor workbench?

Keep in mind I have yet to build my shop.

But outside the small garage we currently have I took down a medium sized tree (roughly 36" in diameter) and I left the stump at a good level for outside...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-13-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,119
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: IR Compressors

We use WEG motors as our standard pump motor where I work, they are very good motors.

WEG is based out of Brazil
Forum: Garage Gallery 05-12-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,040
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: 36x56x12

What part of southern Michigan?

Lenawee county here, still dreaming of my shop build
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-15-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Power Indicator Light

If it was me only, my options would be much easier and open.

But I need to have this all set up so my wife can easily switch it on.
I have an LED strip coming that will be mounted on the exterior...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-14-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Power Indicator Light

Received the PowerBack unit today,, I should be able to install the sensor wire on the feed below the meter where it feeds my manual disconnect.

Next to figure out what light and power I have to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-10-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,517
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Shower in basement: How to set up so it drains to a floor drain.

I had a house built in the teens, that indeed had the floor drains into the sanitary sewer.
When I had to replace the sewer line to the street, I separated them an put in a sump pump crock for the...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Power Indicator Light

My transfer switch and meter socket panel is one and the same.
I will have to get the unit and see how it installs before I can answer that.

Ordered one this afternoon, will provide a response...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-07-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Power Indicator Light

I wonder if one could modify the alarm mentioned above to drive a light instead of the buzzer.

This I could mount on a 3R box outside on the pole with a simple LED indicator lamp and a weather...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-07-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Power Indicator Light

The problem with the monitor is it's not rated for outdoors.
The only place I will have power to detect from the Utility is outside on the pole above the meter.
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Power Indicator Light

So if I installed the following in the garage where my generator will be hooked up.
...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-07-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Power Indicator Light

I like the Reliance PowerBack unit, but my connection would be above the meter on the pole outside.

Any experience in extending the leads on this unit? I will need to mount it inside out of the...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-07-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Power Indicator Light

I have a whole house transfer switch built into the meter socket panel on the pole from the street.
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-07-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Power Indicator Light

The meter panel is already installed, my electrician did a hot tap when he installed it and re-ran the power lines from the transformer.
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