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01-02-21, 09:39 PM
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Posted By mimimimi

Thank you very much Pjmax for your quick reply!

Thank you very much Pjmax for your quick reply!
01-02-21, 09:32 PM
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Posted By mimimimi

Can 3 dedicated 20 amp circuits share one 3 gang outlet box?

I need to run 3 dedicated 20 amp circuits to a new sauna from the breaker panel. Is it OK to use one 3 gang outlet box or I have to use each separate outlet box for each circuit? Thank you in advance...
07-19-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By mimimimi

combining lampposts on 2 separate circuits into one.

Circuit 1: only controls 1 lamppost (2 bulbs) on the yard near the front door of the house and 3 lights on the ceiling in front of the garage. The 1st circuit is controlled by a timer 1 mounted next...
05-09-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,284
Posted By mimimimi

The technician told me that my existing is 80%...

The technician told me that my existing is 80% (metal pipe) and to do 90% (PVC pipe) he has to get new pipe work and about $1500 more. Further it costs about $500 more for the 90% unit. So it's not...
05-08-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,284
Posted By mimimimi

Thank you User 10 and roughneck77 for your...

Thank you User 10 and roughneck77 for your replies. I am sorry i didnt give enough information. The house was 11 years old, close to 8,000 sf and has 2 5-ton hvac systems. One for the main floor and...
05-08-19, 04:19 PM
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Views: 1,284
Posted By mimimimi

Please advise which HVAC system should I choose.

I am replacing my 5 ton 14 SEER Carrier system (outside & inside units). I sÍlected a company that gave me 3 options below. Please advise which system I should pick if you work in this field. Thank...
01-21-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By mimimimi

Thank you for your advice Pjmax. BTW, is there a...

Thank you for your advice Pjmax. BTW, is there a way I can check to see if the feed to the lamp post is already GFCI so that I wont have to install a GFCI device in the junction box? Thanks.
01-18-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By mimimimi

Thank you very much for all of your replies. I am...

Thank you very much for all of your replies. I am happy to know that I can get power from the lamp post rather than have to run a new circuit to the main breaker panel about 100 ft away or extend...
01-18-19, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By mimimimi

There is electrical power to the lamp post. The...

There is electrical power to the lamp post. The switch to turn on/off the lamp post is from the adjacent garage. I wonder if i can somehow extend the wire from the lamp post to the interior of the...
01-18-19, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By mimimimi

Can I get power from lamp post to run 2 light bulbs in the shed

The lamp post is right next to the shed, about 1 foot. Is it OK for me to get power from the lamp post to run 2 light bulbs (60W). The lamp post is controlled by a switch in the adjacent garage and I...
06-22-18, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By mimimimi

Should I buy Carrier or Lennox?

My 11 year old 2-ton Carrier outside AC unit stopped working. A technician checked and said the compressor shorted and needs to be replaced. He also suggested that I get a new unit rather than...
05-13-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

ray2047, I cannot pull the wires from the garage...

ray2047, I cannot pull the wires from the garage end because the entire pvc string is about 120 ft long and includes about ten 90 degree elbows. When I run the wires I had to pull/push and glue...
05-13-18, 12:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

Thanks so much for your quick replies, ray2047...

Thanks so much for your quick replies, ray2047 and pcboss. I was able to take some photos last night (https://imgur.com/a/cTNdywf). It seems it is much harder to run a conduit from the LB body to...
05-12-18, 09:33 AM
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Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

Thank you very much ray2047, since I am not at...

Thank you very much ray2047, since I am not at home at the moment I cannot take a picture. But I used 3/4 PVC Type LB conduit body as shown in this image (https://imgur.com/a/eETeTTw) secured to the...
05-12-18, 01:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

Today the county inspector failed the portion of...

Today the county inspector failed the portion of my 6/3 AWG wires (THHN) from the interior wall where they enter the house to the circuit breaker panel. He said that the wires need to be in a...
05-03-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

Thanks ibpooks. I will run conduit along the wall...

Thanks ibpooks. I will run conduit along the wall of the house at ground level then. Hope the inspector will feel the bricks provide enough protection at the edge of the steps. If not, then I will...
05-03-18, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

I need your help again. Is it OK for me to bury a...

I need your help again. Is it OK for me to bury a short section of electrical conduit a few inches below mulch as shown in the photo (https://imgur.com/a/oIPJXsg) rather than running next to and...
04-29-18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

I will return the NM wire and buy this wire "125'...

I will return the NM wire and buy this wire "125' EA THHN THWN 6 AWG GAUGE BLACK WHITE RED COPPER WIRE + 125 10 AWG GREEN" on Ebay. I will probably come back for more help when I actually install...
04-29-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

The conduit is actually is gray, electrical...

The conduit is actually is gray, electrical conduit (color not shown well in that photo). But if NM cannot be used outside even if in conduit as pcboss said then I have to use other wire. Any...
04-29-18, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

Thanks PJmax and ray2047. I will run 3 wires plus...

Thanks PJmax and ray2047. I will run 3 wires plus ground. I have 2 more questions. Please click on the link below: (1) if it's OK to run 6/3 with ground Type NM-B in a pvc conduit outside (the words...
04-28-18, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

Thanks Hal_S. I didn't know that and will tell my...

Thanks Hal_S. I didn't know that and will tell my son.
04-28-18, 07:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

Thank you very much for your quick reply, ray2047...

Thank you very much for your quick reply, ray2047 and Tolyn Ironhand. Since I am not sure about "240" or "120/240", I put a link to the description that the electrician who installed the charging...
04-27-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By mimimimi

need to install a dedicated circuit 240V, 50A for car charging

The distance between the 2-Pole 50A circuit breaker in the panel at one end of the house and the NEMA 14-50R outlet in the attached garage at the other end is about 110 ft. I will run 4 separate...
07-10-10, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,674
Posted By mimimimi

need help with a heat pump's non-stop fan motor

I have a York heat pump (or air conditioner, I'm not sure), model no. H1RA042S06A, serial No. EKFM339488, 4/R-22/10S, MFD 9/97. About a month ago, the air from registers was not cool and the fan of...
10-26-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,863
Posted By mimimimi

Hi Marc, I have another question for you. Cam...

Hi Marc,
I have another question for you.
Cam I use a 20 amp double pole breaker rather than a 15 amp double breaker for the 240V metal halide bulbs? The wires that I use are #12 so I guess they...
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