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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Just pushed all them wires into that itty bitty box as carefully as I could....she came home in time to man the breakers while I finalized everything.....I told her I should have a bigger box....her...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Just fired it up....as we say it the automotive biz "I didn't let the smoke out of the wires".....I'm gonna leave everything on for about 15 minutes to make sure nothing heats up from a bad...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    I don't understand her logic either, and I'm not gonna try....I always lose anyhow. I needed front speakersa for my Silverado so that my On-Star would work...heck we're paying for it every month. I...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Thanks Jack, I can see where a bigger box should be put in place, but my Wife has already told me to "work with what ya got"....heck, until last night I didn't have anything to test a circuit...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Jack, I truly appreciate your efforts. So, in the switch box, the 2 blacks and the red nutted together with a pigtail going to the bottom of the switch....this makes 4 wires in one nut ???.....the...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Jack, Your picture doesn't come thru....my 'puter can't show it:(
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Hopefully this comes thru...this is the currently the way the wires run.
    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y128/RicksPhotos/Bedroomswitchwiring.jpg
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    I thought if I leave the 2 black wires at the bottom of the switch (to keep power at the switch, and bring power to the outlet), disconnect and cap the red wire, and hook up the black from the fan to...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Currently at the switch, I have.....2 black wires connected together at the bottom of the switch....and one red wire at the top of the switch......and 2 white wires nutted together....if I were to...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Being I am using the switch to power the cEIling fan, shouldn't I leave those black wires on the switch ???. I think I've got it now....the 2 blacks at the bottom of the switch are powering the...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    I think ya hit it right on the head.
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Gave something a try....removed the red wire from the top of the switch....this killed the power at the top half of the outlet, and left power to the bottom half of the outlet
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Okay....so, I grabbed a beer and moved the dresser to get to the outlet....I've got 3 blacks tied together....1 of the 3 blacks leads to the brass screw on the bottom of the outlet...hold on, dog...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    ...and I'll tell the Wife you said so:D
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Jack, the cEIling fan is actually a fan/light combo that comes with an optional remote to operate each individually.....I've got that end wired up as per instuctions...shouldn't be a problem. I'll...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Believe me, I would have, but my brother "fixed" my 'puter, and I lost the software for my camera....and also sound:(
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    In the wall switch box there are 2 black wires, and one red wire hooked up to the switch....there are also 2 white wires tied together. I'm thinking that when this all shakes outs, I'll have in the...
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Jack, Thanks.....I guess I'll know more when I pull out the outlet from it's box and see whats there.
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    Re: Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Thanks for the reply.....it is a single switch box....any clue what the Red wire is for ??....I've replaced fixtures and such....real simple...attach the whites...attach the blacks, and so...
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    Wiring for Cieling Fan

    Got my 14/3 ran from and existing wall switch, to a new box in the cieling (Yes, it's attached to the joist).....so, whats the problem ???....the wall switch powers up one side of an outlet on a...
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    Re: Where locate Cieling Fan

    You must know my Wife....she insist on having control of the remote....even takes it with her when she leaves the room. It's been lost, and then found in places like the garage, on the deck outside,...
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    Re: Where locate Cieling Fan

    Actually, the Ceiling Fan we selected is a Harbor Breeze brand that is wired using 2 wires, and can run the light and fan seperate using a remote that comes with it. It also has a single globe for a...
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    Re: Where locate Cieling Fan

    in all my time at the 'puter trying to figure out how to word where I'd like to put it....."Free space" is exactly what I was looking for. Centered to free space, or actual center........I'm gonna...
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    Re: Where locate Cieling Fan

    Thanks for the reply....my thought is that there is basically 3 walls where a bed can be placed....I will use these 3 walls, and an imaginary wall at the edge of the doorway for figuring...
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    Where locate Cieling Fan

    Yes, I know, on the cieling. Let me describe the room....you walk in and to your immediate left is a 6 ft. wide closet....about 4 ft. of wall with an Amior, then the door to the bathroom....the door...
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