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07-18-14, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

I went ahead and bought these and some heavy duty...

I went ahead and bought these and some heavy duty shrink tubing. I should be ok to use these right? they seem to be rated for what I'm doing.

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07-18-14, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

I know these are made for automotive use, but...

I know these are made for automotive use, but would they work also? they are $6 vs $10. I could put some shrink tubing over them.

Stinger SPT5211 Coupler 4 Gauge Power Wire Terminal Splice Chrome...
07-18-14, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

I wondering if something like this would be...

I wondering if something like this would be better and smaller then the wire nuts? the big plug wire nuts take up so much space in the little box.

Amazon.com: Gardner Bender HSB-28 Butt Splice...
07-17-14, 09:24 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

The box up by the roof is about 2 inches wide by...

The box up by the roof is about 2 inches wide by 5 inches in height. It is such a tight fit for the connections with the wire nuts. Is there something that is very secure but more streamline? I...
07-12-14, 10:42 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

20 that was a typo, meant 2. I fixed the issue...

20 that was a typo, meant 2. I fixed the issue today. I found a "hidden" junction box where the wire came into the house above the patio. I had to remove a 2x8 fireblock to get the front cover off of...
07-11-14, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

Couple of questions. I'm trying to make this as...

Couple of questions. I'm trying to make this as easy on myself as possible.

Would you just pull the one #6 wire that is dead and replace it with another #6 wire? My concern with this is...
07-10-14, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

He said there is a junction box in the attic...

He said there is a junction box in the attic where the pvc conduit and the metal flex conduit come together. I will have to get up there later tonight to check it out.

You say it is not upto code....
07-10-14, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

I just got off the phone with the previous owner...

I just got off the phone with the previous owner of the home. We still stay in contact. He told me that when he had the garage in the back built they ran 6# wiring from the front panel all the way to...
07-10-14, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Vandals909

Thanks again for the help. The wires are...

Thanks again for the help. The wires are individual wires from box at the house all the way to the sub panel in the back garage. They are thick but I can't made out the awg writing. They are ran...
07-09-14, 10:35 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

I did test the 30 amp breaker at the main box on...

I did test the 30 amp breaker at the main box on the house. It shows 240v.

When testing the lines where they hook up to the subpanel in the back garage only one shows power, the black line.
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07-09-14, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Vandals909

So I checked the lines coming into the sub panel...

So I checked the lines coming into the sub panel in my back garage and one line has 12v and the other is dead :eek:

I went to the panel in the front of the house and checked the wires that...
07-09-14, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Vandals909

Thank you for the quick response. As you can tell...

Thank you for the quick response. As you can tell I'm new to electrical. I will check tonight when I get back home
07-09-14, 12:22 AM
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Posted By Vandals909

Detached garage ceiling lights not working.

We purchased a home last year and it has a detached garage in the rear of the property. We have a 30amp breaker for the rear garage sub panel. Inside the the garage has its own sub panel with...
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Posted By Vandals909

Duct work with Swamp Cooler?

Hello, I need some advice and thought you guys might be able to help me. We have a 5000cfm side draft swamp cooler on the roof. It seems to only cool the hallway where the vent is located. Would...
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