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07-14-12, 11:12 AM
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Posted By aolsonx2

Is this your interpretation of the code, or...

Is this your interpretation of the code, or universally accepted? When romex is run to an outdoor outlet mounted on the side of the house, does it become exterior wiring?

My inspector approved...
07-14-12, 10:22 AM
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Posted By aolsonx2

ray2047 - I am not using it as interior wiring,...

ray2047 - I am not using it as interior wiring, only to connect to my panel.
07-14-12, 08:40 AM
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Views: 22,235
Posted By aolsonx2

I am not sure how to use the reply feature, so...

I am not sure how to use the reply feature, so this is my reply to CausalJoe: The 4/0, 4/0, 2/0 URD only cost me $2.15 per foot, and the #4 USE will cost me less than $0.50 per foot. Did i really...
07-13-12, 08:29 PM
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Posted By aolsonx2

I don't think I worded my original question very...

I don't think I worded my original question very clearly. The panel on my house is a 200 amp subpanel. I know that I need to run 4 conductors--2 hot, 1 neutral, and 1 ground. My local hardware...
07-12-12, 07:44 PM
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Views: 22,235
Posted By aolsonx2

200 amp feeder ground size?

I have a 200 amp panel below my meter with feed through lugs, which I will connect 4/0, 4/0, 2/0 aluminum to my house 120' away. What size aluminum wire do I need to run for ground? Thanks.
07-05-12, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By aolsonx2

Dining receptacles and lights on same circuit?

I know the kitchen requirements for dedicated circuits, but does this apply to dining rooms also? For example, can I run the dining receptacles and and dining light off of the same circuit? There...
03-21-12, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

pcboss, My utility company requires that we...

pcboss,

My utility company requires that we use their meter socket, so I will be installing a panel below the meter. I am just wondering if this panel is approved for this application. And I am...
03-20-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

Another Option

Through further research in this forum, I may have found a different option. What if I run 200 amp service to my barn, through a 200 amp panel with feed through lugs, and then to my house later? ...
03-20-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

Feed Through Lug Question

I found a panel with feed through lugs as described here: "Siemens PL series Load Center, single phase, 120/240 Volt, 8 space, 16 circuit, factory installed 200 Amp Main breaker, an outdoor rated...
03-20-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

Understood. I am only doing the 100 amps to my...

Understood. I am only doing the 100 amps to my barn right now.
03-20-12, 06:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

Furd, Thanks again for the help with the...

Furd,

Thanks again for the help with the terminology. I will get the book you recommended. I have read several books on electrical wiring, but the ones I have seen do not deal with anything...
03-20-12, 06:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

SeaOn, I am sure I am not the electrician! ...

SeaOn,

I am sure I am not the electrician! I am building my own home, and acting as the general contractor. I am a high school math teacher who works construction during the summers. I some...
03-19-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

Casual Joe, The electrician who seems to...

Casual Joe,

The electrician who seems to know what he is talking about told me that the #6 wire connecting the ground rod at the feeder panel in my barn needed to be in 1/2 inch conduit. Is this...
03-19-12, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

Thanks for the reply Tolyn, I am aware of...

Thanks for the reply Tolyn,

I am aware of the power company's neutral wire, but the ground wire that the power company installed looks like a #6 bare copper wire stapled to the utility pole and...
03-19-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

Thank you for your response Furd. If I...

Thank you for your response Furd.

If I understand it right, I had my terminology mixed up as there is only one service, and when I split it it becomes feeders. Additionally, I follow that the...
03-19-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,588
Posted By aolsonx2

100 amp and 200 amp panel installation question

I built a barn last summer, and will be building a house this summer. A 200 amp meter is installed on the utility pole, but is not connected to anything yet. I want to run 100 amp service to the...
10-22-11, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,111
Posted By aolsonx2

It is definitely Catclaw Sensitive Briar. The...

It is definitely Catclaw Sensitive Briar. The leaves react very slowly but they do fold. Now that fall has arrived and the seed pods are evident, I am sure this is what I have. Thanks again for...
09-11-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,111
Posted By aolsonx2

I already sprayed it with 2,4-d, and it did...

I already sprayed it with 2,4-d, and it did nothing. It was mixed strong enough that it turned the grass yellow, but did absolutely nothing to this stuff. I am betting something like tordon for...
Replies: 13
Views: 16,419
Posted By aolsonx2

I would try geogrubb's advice "Remove and clean...

I would try geogrubb's advice "Remove and clean the fuel pickup stem" as your first step. I had a tiller doing the same thing, and after many hours of cleaning and buying/installing new carb parts,...
09-11-11, 04:28 PM
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Views: 2,111
Posted By aolsonx2

Getting closer. I am almost positive the leaves...

Getting closer. I am almost positive the leaves do not fold, but next time I am out at my acreage I will definitely check! I found some info on the catclaw sensitive briar (assuming the leaves...
09-11-11, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,111
Posted By aolsonx2

In response to using Roundup, that is my last...

In response to using Roundup, that is my last option, as it means killing all of the native grasses in my pasture along with it.
09-11-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,111
Posted By aolsonx2

Thanks for your reply XSleeper, The flowers...

Thanks for your reply XSleeper,

The flowers are different than crown vetch, and the spiny stem doesn't match with hairy vetch. The spines on the stem are more like thorns, and with three young...
09-11-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,111
Posted By aolsonx2

Please help identify this weed.

This weed is growing in my pasture, and spraying with 2-4d did nothing to it. It has a very spiny stem and a few purple flowers. The fern-like leaves are very small, as you can see by the picture...
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