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DIY Install Home Wall Charger

After charging for a week, it was time to start some drywall work. A few YouTube videos later, I was ready to start.



After a few passes with the mud, multiple days, and some spackle, it was time for paint. Looks good! I can hardly tell there were two giant holes in the wall the week before. Yes, this was actually taken after painting was complete!



The wife was adamant about having the wood painted too.

 
Nice work and thanks for returning with photos of the results! I'm envious of your gorgeous attic/lounge - mine looks/feels like a volcano exploded in there.

P.S. You must have hulk hands to have wrangled not 2, but 3(!) conductors of #4 copper so neatly like that!

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Nice work and thanks for returning with photos of the results! I'm envious of your gorgeous attic/lounge - mine looks/feels like a volcano exploded in there.

P.S. You must have hulk hands to have wrangled not 2, but 3(!) conductors of #4 copper so neatly like that!

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Ha ha, hardly hulk hands at all. It was really hard to run it under and around all the other wires up there neatly. Having two helpers was absolutely necessary and having some random pieces of plywood and sheathing was necessary to not only work on but to re-spool the wires at various times/locations during the wire pull.

If I had to do it again, I would just get the 3x 6AWG.
 
Very clean install @Beerman81 . I was not comfortable to work in the panel--plus, I needed to have a sub-panel installed for next home project, so I went with electrician. Since I don't have use for an electric dryer, I asked him to remove the 30 amp breaker from that slot and drop in the 60 amp breaker and run the 6 AWG wire.
 

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Very clean install @Beerman81 . I was not comfortable to work in the panel--plus, I needed to have a sub-panel installed for next home project, so I went with electrician. Since I don't have use for an electric dryer, I asked him to remove the 30 amp breaker from that slot and drop in the 60 amp breaker and run the 6 AWG wire.
Very nice, a little bit of paint and you will be set.
 
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After charging for a week, it was time to start some drywall work. A few YouTube videos later, I was ready to start.
Very nice installation

Here's a tip for the drywall part: instead of holding the sheetrock saw at 90 degrees to the surface, hold it at 45 degrees so that you remove a plug that's larger on the outside of the wall than it is on the inside. Then when it's time to put it back, just butter up the edges and offer it up to the hole. The draw angle on the cut you made will stop it from falling into the wall, and if you do it well, you won't need to use any tape on the joints

One more thing: never cut out a section that's a perfect square or a perfect rectangle ... because you'll not know which way to hold it when you put it back. Make some shape that obviously fits only one way (like you did on the both openings)

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I like how you cut down the middle of the stud too as that'll make the closing a bit more solid and neater. It's just a lot more work that way
 
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