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12-21-08, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Willyp923

What are you going to use these new circuits for?...

What are you going to use these new circuits for? How many amps does the irrigation pump alone need? Thats doesn't sound real practical to set a transformer, it would proably be easier to run a...
06-22-08, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By Willyp923

Your situation is a little hard to follow. Are...

Your situation is a little hard to follow. Are all the lights in your bathroom suppose to be on the Load side of your GFCI? and i don't understand why you have a 12/3 from the first GFCI to the...
06-22-08, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,281
Posted By Willyp923

it doesn't matter what kind of wire you use, if...

it doesn't matter what kind of wire you use, if it is exposed to pots and pans or anything, it needs to be run in some flexible conduit
06-20-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By Willyp923

Thanks for the input guys. The utility company...

Thanks for the input guys. The utility company around here sucks pretty bad,i have heard quotes in the thousands to do that kind of work. I am kinda the secondary electrician on this one, so the...
06-19-08, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,581
Posted By Willyp923

I have never seen this on any GFCI s, maybe i...

I have never seen this on any GFCI s, maybe i should start reading the papers they come with. I have never had any trouble with nuisance tripping from putting a GFCI in a box with other circuit...
06-19-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,257
Posted By Willyp923

Where is this 240V line going in the garage? to a...

Where is this 240V line going in the garage? to a panel or just to an outlet box? you can't, or don't really want to up the size of amps to 30 on regular outlets.
06-19-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,339
Posted By Willyp923

Guessing by the model# 20 at the end it is...

Guessing by the model# 20 at the end it is probably a 20 space panel. I have never seen a 14 space panel. you can also tell by taking the cover off and seeing if there are anymore spaces to stab on...
06-19-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By Willyp923

Voltage Drop issue

I am running about 580 feet to a barn with a 100 amp subpanel. Doing a voltage drop calculation, I came up with, 4/0 aluminum wire. I was going to decrease the wire size where I enter in the house...
09-11-06, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,405
Posted By Willyp923

For 12-2 wire you have to use 20 amp fuses. Why...

For 12-2 wire you have to use 20 amp fuses. Why are you using single pole thermostats??
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Views: 2,707
Posted By Willyp923

Ge Refrigerator keeps running

I have three year old side-by-side GE refrigerator that doesn't seem to ever shut off. I began keeping an eye on it when I noticed our electric bill was high for this time of year. i would come...
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By Willyp923

Washing Machine Drain

Is it now a national code to use 3" PVC for a washing machine drain when they run horizontal? i saw it done in a new construction home and was wondering if it was code or if they are ahead of the...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By Willyp923

I just changed the filter and fluid about a month...

I just changed the filter and fluid about a month about, i'm not sure what fluid they used. when i noticed it happening about 2 winters ago i tried some additive to try and help the problem. ...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By Willyp923

Chrysler Transmission problem

I have a 99 T&C minivan 3.8L i noticed a while back that it wasn't shifting into the last gear until until i drove it 2-3 miles, while at my dealer getting an oil change they said that is normal...
02-26-06, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By Willyp923

I've been including the better recptacles in my...

I've been including the better recptacles in my bids lately but some people no matter what you tell them will just do what they want. If he was questioning weather to replace the receptacle in the...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,380
Posted By Willyp923

yes, the disability ones is what i am talking...

yes, the disability ones is what i am talking about, i didn't think they made them any different that would cause them to work poorly. Thanks
02-25-06, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,589
Posted By Willyp923

Heat pump Efficiency

So i have been in the heat pump forum reading for an hour or so, and have learned quite a bit. However i have a couple questions. How efficient are Heat pumps, if they run for long periods using...
Replies: 4
Views: 6,579
Posted By Willyp923

Dupont makes a great product, i get them from my...

Dupont makes a great product, i get them from my local Home Depot
02-25-06, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,625
Posted By Willyp923

i agree with the other guys, Usually a panel will...

i agree with the other guys, Usually a panel will fill up long before you meet your demand factor. However with electric heat you may be close. last week i did a demand factor for an all electric...
02-25-06, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By Willyp923

Well, think of it this way a new receptacle is...

Well, think of it this way a new receptacle is $0.49 and how much is your insurance deductable?
There will probably never be a problem , but better be on the safe side. That stuff is really only...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,380
Posted By Willyp923

Taller Toilets

Hello, My grandpa was asking me about taller toilets for older people so it is easier to get up. I have never really paid any attention to one if i have ever saw one, but he was talking to some of...
01-29-06, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,538
Posted By Willyp923

Drilling Through LVL and lam beams

Hello, I had a question about drilling through engineered products when they are supported by a metal basement Jack or at the end on the foundation wall. I thought that there was not a problem...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,401
Posted By Willyp923

speed sensor location

Hello, i need help finding my speed sensors on my 99 Town and country, can anyone help me, and tell me if it is easy to do?
11-24-05, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,993
Posted By Willyp923

Flame sensor

I have a furnace problem that i suspect to be a flame sensor issuse. I was wondering if there is a way to check to see if it is functioning correctly or a way to bypass it to make sure that is the...
11-12-05, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By Willyp923

I would not run rigid metal pipe underground, i...

I would not run rigid metal pipe underground, i have seen that stuff get eaten up pretty quick in some soil types. I don't see a problem with putting the conduit on the slab if it doesn't cause a...
11-12-05, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By Willyp923

I would check the wiring connections in the next...

I would check the wiring connections in the next outlet in the circuit which would probably be the second one in the master, make sure there isn't a loose wire in that box, otherwise if there is an...
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