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    Outdoor cables in conduit: Separate brown, blue and green

    Sorry, yes, it is green and yellow. And thank you for the good news - delighted to hear that.
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    Outdoor cables in conduit: Separate brown, blue and green

    I posted a question in another thread about the use of separate blue, browns and green in conduit: much easier to work with. https://www.diynot.com/diy/threads/separate-lives-and-neutrals-through-conduit.583618/ I have the three cables running through a conduit and they are all correctly...
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    Separate lives and neutrals through conduit

    This converstation has gotten very technincal. I ahve another question but will ask it in a separate thread. Thanks all
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    Separate lives and neutrals through conduit

    Yes indeed - I also purchased the green and yellow.
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    Separate lives and neutrals through conduit

    Thanks all. Very helpful. I have bought some Brown and Blue multistrand for the rest of the job. Merry Christmas to you all.
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    Separate lives and neutrals through conduit

    OK thanks all. Good points made and understood. The single wires have to terminate correct in their boxes.
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    Separate lives and neutrals through conduit

    I have just wired up my new workshop. The lighting circuit is standard grey 1.5 T&E. It is run through PVC box trunking conduit. I was telling a freind how difficult was getting the cable throught he conduit around the corners. He said that because it was going through conduit, I could have...
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    Construction of new workshop

    Bought myself a hardwood board which I and going to paint with preserver. I want this thing to last.
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    Construction of new workshop

    Any thoughts on what to do about a facia plate. I was going to nail up a couple of T&G cladding boards but because of the measurements - I would need to use two of them and have them cut length-wise. Should I simply get on of those plastic facia boards?
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    Construction of new workshop

    The rafters are place there for now - not fixed hence them all being out of line.
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    Construction of new workshop

    Sorry folks, it has been a long time since I posted on this project. Progress has been slow, but we are getting there. I spent a long time setting out the plans in sketch-up, but guess what, reality kicked in and I have been making some necessary of improvisations. Some have worked for the...
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    Neighbour not happy about drip edge over boundary line

    I wouldnt do that. Building so that any part overlaps onto your nieghbours property is invitiing trouble - no matter how small the intrusion. I have seen a wall built to the boundary and then when the render was put on - the neighbour complained. It was a very expensive mistake on the part of...
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    Rafter spans

    I have gone for the 6X2 just to be on the safe side. I dont want any bow in the roof. Costs more but of the life of the workshop it is not too painful.
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    Rafter spans

    I am building a workkshop and have a question about the size of the rafters. The rafters will be supporting an 18mm OSB roof with an EDPM membrane on top of that. The span of the roof will be 3m. I have checked various span tables and they suggest I can use 6by2 rafters. We are not a...
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    Construction of new workshop

    Thanks Catlad. I have decided to reduce the size of the shed by a small amount which will allow me to get access to te back corner for fixing the 90 degree joining piece. Thanks
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