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#26622 - 06/17/03 01:03 AM Web video tips
pauluk Offline
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Guys,

Have a look at this Video tips page to see ECN's very own amp-man in action.

See Drilling holes through studs and Three ways to mount an electrical box in tight spaces.

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#26623 - 06/17/03 08:21 AM Re: Web video tips
Bill Addiss Offline
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Loc: NY, USA
amp-man

Hey, I didn't know we had any Movie Stars here
... can we get autographs?

Bill

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#26624 - 06/17/03 09:39 AM Re: Web video tips
ThinkGood Offline
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Great find!

Thanks.
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#26625 - 06/17/03 06:16 PM Re: Web video tips
amp-man Offline
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Registered: 06/23/01
Posts: 141
Loc: Sacto, California US of A
Bill,

I'd rather have your autograph (on a check!)

Actually, doing those videos was pretty easy money. The video guy from the publisher came out and we did a run through, then he rolled tape and I went through it. Probably a result of my having explained it a hundred times to Habitat volunteers!

Interesting, though, in the post-production editing of one of the videos, they changed the color of my shirt! So you really can't believe everything you see...

Best regards,

Cliff
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#26626 - 06/17/03 07:51 PM Re: Web video tips
Bjarney Offline
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Cliff — That is high-quality material. Your agent should be able to negotiate every-other-week first-class airfare to Boston for a regular appearance on Ask This Olde House. {Electrical is a real weak spot in the program. An offset nipple in the ‘What is It?’ segment would blow their socks off!}




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#26627 - 06/17/03 07:55 PM Re: Web video tips
ga.sparky56 Offline
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Loc: young harris georgia usa
Good job Cliff.
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#26628 - 06/17/03 09:38 PM Re: Web video tips
macmikeman Offline
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Registered: 07/16/02
Posts: 717
Loc: Honolulu, Hawaii
Nice job. There are even shorter forstener bits available with self feed drill tips on them that make it even easier to drill tight places than with a short ship auger. You can find them in the hardware stores.

P. S. Ok I know its an instructional video but where is the hard hat and safety goggles?
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#26629 - 06/18/03 09:54 PM Re: Web video tips
amp-man Offline
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Registered: 06/23/01
Posts: 141
Loc: Sacto, California US of A
Thanks, gents.

And Mike, those are polycarb lenses in the glasses...bullet-proof!

Cliff
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