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Old 09-20-2016, 11:23 AM   #1
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Best ways to get into this panel from attic above? For new 10/3.


On ext wall.

Pipe down and into the cavity?

Tear it all out?

Walk away while waving my arms around in the air?

Or goto the forums and ask for ideas?

Ok...ready set go!
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Old 09-20-2016, 11:24 AM   #2
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The best way to get into a panel from an attic is always the same.... sub contractor

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Wiremold.
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Yeah? It's for 10/3.... That's no fun. How big does wiremold get? Lol
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I just said that to bug you.
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At this point nothing bugs me except the responsibility I have......
I think the best way to do this is.... They just move to a new home.
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Old 09-20-2016, 11:39 AM   #8
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Best ways to get into this panel from attic above? For new 10/3.


On ext wall.

Pipe down and into the cavity?

Tear it all out?

Walk away while waving my arms around in the air?

Or goto the forums and ask for ideas?

Ok...ready set go!
Pipe down to a 4 11/16 box or gutter. From box mounted on top of cavity, go romex inside to panel.

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I would screw a 2X4 into the corner and staple NMD to it.
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I would screw a 2X4 into the corner and staple NMD to it.
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Whats the framing like on that left hand wall? You could drill down through the top plate near the sloped part of the ceiling, cut an access hole tight above that false top of the panel wall, fish down, drill straight down to top of panel, fish into panel, collect payment.
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Whats the framing like on that left hand wall? You could drill down through the top plate near the sloped part of the ceiling, cut an access hole tight above that false top of the panel wall, fish down, drill straight down to top of panel, fish into panel, collect payment.
Left wall is the downstairs hallway come up to front door.
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I would screw a 2X4 into the corner and staple NMD to it.
Nothing wrong with surface mount Romex.

Cut out the drywall and have the carpenter make a nice cover for it.
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I'm going to go with what zac said unless I see a better idea (in my opinion) before I go get some emt/box...

Cut a small hole for my fancy plastic panel right side of panel.
3/4" emt to attic.
Box on top of bump out.
Nm to panel from within my cut out.
All I brought was some fire caulking today....maybe I can fill my pipe hole gap with that! Lol
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Put a coupling on it where it hits to ceiling to cover things up if your hole's too big. Me, I would use the proper sized hole saw.
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Put a coupling on it where it hits to ceiling to cover things up if your hole's too big. Me, I would use the proper sized hole saw.
Yeah. I will... Just wish I could smear purple goo up in this b.
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When you go for your morning coffee and donut, buy an extra donut. A donut hole is approximately the same size as 3/4" pipe. You know where I'm going here...
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1" pvc from ceiling to panel
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Put a coupling on it where it hits to ceiling to cover things up if your hole's too big. Me, I would use the proper sized hole saw.
I don't do drywall to often but when I do, I just cut teeth into a price of emt and use that as my hole saw. The hole is so perfect it looks like the drywall was formed around the pipe.

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