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Old 10-10-2014, 06:41 AM
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Jim, I am quite familiar with how they build the tunnels here, I have been in this are long enough I remember the first ERT (downtown) replacing the ER ferry. Also the first Hampton Roads tunnel (HRBT), the Midtown tunnel (the one they are widening) the CBBT (big one opened in 1964) and the Monitor-Merrimac memorial bridge tunnel.

I generally don't use the ER tunnels as they are not really on my route. I take US 13 across the CBBT, then usually I-64 across the HRBT. If the HRBT is really backed up, I usually go around I-64 to I-664 and take the M&M which brings me real close to the house in NN. Since they put the ridiculous tolls on the 1/2 mile ER tunnels, I haven't used them at all. I-264 sort of bisects the I-64/664 loop with the Berkeley Bridge/Downtown tunnel about half way, but if I go that way I get off I-264 and take US 164 out to I-664 as that cuts out about 15 miles.
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Well, I finally got the lights redone the way I wanted to split them. One power source feeds all the left hand tubes, the other all the right hand tubes. I also have a picture of my first permanent outlet and the completed control box for the doors.

The light pictures are left string only, right string only, both strings. They are fed from opposite sides of the 250VAC line.
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Looks good, Bill. That way you can balance the load since you'll find, I think, that turning them all on is the way to go.
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Gary, it will depend on where I'm working whether I turn a full set on or not.
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That's what I said as well. But, I hit both switches every time now.
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If I am going to be over on the right side, I probably will only turn one on that row on, it's the left side row.
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My 50th is one year from next weekend. Yes, I would cover it with 1" Dow styrofoam. In fact, I did. And use Tyvek under that, with a 4 or 6" wide window seal tape on the windows - if you have any.
Gary, I can't use the 1" styrofoam, there isn't the thickness available. I allowed for 1/2" plywood, a layer of Tyvek or tar paper and the vinyl siding. I had figured on possibly using spray in foam on the inside between the outer and a 1/4" inner wall.
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Old 10-17-2014, 10:33 AM
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Ok, understand. Go for the spray-in foam then as that will dramatically reduce infiltration as well as provide good insulation.
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