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Posted By Zorfdt

With a fixture like that, and an open ceiling, I...

With a fixture like that, and an open ceiling, I would just run the NM cable directly into the fixture through the knockout hole and using romex clamps. Then just screw the fixture to the joists for...
12-02-20, 09:15 AM
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Posted By PJmax

You had three wires on that 3w switch. Were...

You had three wires on that 3w switch.
Were those three wires directly from a three wire cable with no splices in that box ?

If yes..... the wire that is/was on the common/dark/black terminal is...
11-30-20, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Hal_S

Is it an east facing wall with aluminum, wood or...

Is it an east facing wall with aluminum, wood or vinyl siding?

You will sometimes hear a slight click as the morning sun warms the siding on a cool morning.
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Posted By Hal_S

Eh, we had one of these in our 1971 era office,...

Eh, we had one of these in our 1971 era office, PITA to deal with.
IIRC, the trick technique is to pinch the top of the cover at one end THEN slide it back.
So- let's say THIS is the profile of the...
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Posted By PJmax

Welcome to the forums. Usually A is a nut...

Welcome to the forums.

Usually A is a nut that holds everything together.

In your application... it looks like A and B are a one piece cap that gets unscrewed and you'll find wiring and...
11-14-20, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

Any box is fine as long as it is rated to support...

Any box is fine as long as it is rated to support a ceiling fan.
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Posted By XSleeper

My guess would be that you grab the very outside...

My guess would be that you grab the very outside chrome trim and pull the whole thing straight down. Its probably got 2 spring clips that will stop it after you pull it down about 3". Once its down,...
10-28-20, 05:23 AM
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Posted By lambition

That is wrong. Someone probably made a mistake. 2...

That is wrong. Someone probably made a mistake. 2 different sources can be in the same box, but has to be kept separate. Otherwise, the breaker will not trip properly on overload. Only the ground...
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Posted By PJmax

Try watching their installation videos. It may be...

Try watching their installation videos. It may be explained in there.
I couldn't find any further info on it.

If all else fails..... use a three way switch. It's not marked with on or off. Use...
10-24-20, 09:33 AM
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Posted By pattenp

Your generator connection is not legal and...

Your generator connection is not legal and dangerous and puts you in a position to be liable for injury to power workers servicing power outages if you forget to disconnect the service.
10-19-20, 08:35 PM
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Posted By lambition

I believe this panel is supposed to have a...

I believe this panel is supposed to have a interlock. This is not one of those transfer switch panel with generator / line toggle.

https://www.ebay.com/c/1937253603
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10-10-20, 06:56 PM
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Posted By cartman

We keep telling you you're thinking about this...

We keep telling you you're thinking about this incorrectly, but it doesn't appear to be registering.

Let's try this with a picture.
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10-03-20, 02:30 PM
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Posted By RocketJSquirrel

Could the backyard outlet possibly be switched?...

Could the backyard outlet possibly be switched? If this sounds like a dumb question, read on...

I lived in my previous home for 12 years and never used the 2 outdoor GFCI outlets. When I was...
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Posted By PJmax

No..... since you don't have the needed neutral...

No..... since you don't have the needed neutral there.
You said blue wire..... does that mean you have a conduit system ?
You may be able to pull a neutral wire in.

If it's a cable.... it's red,...
06-09-20, 04:10 AM
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Posted By pcboss

Flexible cord is not a substitute for building...

Flexible cord is not a substitute for building wiring. I would suggest a generator inlet mounted outside so you can connect the generator. Use a 10-4 cord and you will not need to jumper the lugs in...
06-02-20, 10:58 AM
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Posted By PJmax

I'm not sure how the code views that but why not...

I'm not sure how the code views that but why not just use #10 ?
05-23-20, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

Bathrooms are often protected by a GFCI device....

Bathrooms are often protected by a GFCI device. That device has likely tripped. Check all other bathrooms, basements, outdoors, garages, and every other place one may be. They often are hiding behind...
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Posted By Bob14525

You can download a copy of the latest version of...

You can download a copy of the latest version of Windows 10 directly from Microsoft for free. You have the option of saving the download to a .iso file (for writing to a DVD), or directly to a USB...
04-21-20, 11:19 AM
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Posted By PJmax

With many of those tubs..... the cords are short...

With many of those tubs..... the cords are short as the receptacle gets mounted close to the motor inside the unit. What I do for all those installations is to install dead front GFI's in the wall...
04-12-20, 12:29 PM
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Posted By pcboss

Regular duplexes are limited to a 20 amp maximum....

Regular duplexes are limited to a 20 amp maximum. You could install a small subpanel and install circuits from it.
04-11-20, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

Your header says you are tripping the circuit,...

Your header says you are tripping the circuit, but you don't mention resetting any breaker or fuse. If a light is flickering when the compressor kicks in I would say that is normal.
04-09-20, 08:08 PM
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Posted By lambition

The box outside is your main disconnect/breaker...

The box outside is your main disconnect/breaker panel. This is the only place neutral and ground should be bonded. Anything beyond that is sub-panels and neutral and ground must be separated.

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03-25-20, 07:47 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Just work carefully. You don't want to catch a...

Just work carefully. You don't want to catch a wire with the shovel.
03-10-20, 05:44 AM
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Posted By lambition

You cannot do that. Feed and return from the...

You cannot do that. Feed and return from the switch must be in a single cable or conduit. (Either 2 hots entering and leaving the switch or hot and neutral.)

The original wiring probably had...
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Posted By aandpdan

Download Rufus and put the .iso on a flashdrive. ...

Download Rufus and put the .iso on a flashdrive.

Then run the install from there. You'll also be able to do a full "clean" install if you choose.
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