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03-28-17, 03:45 PM
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The subpanel would not be powering a separate...

The subpanel would not be powering a separate structure. There are no laundry appliances, cooktops, water heaters,dishwasher,garbage disposal or microwave on the subpanel. Space heater 120v hardly...
03-28-17, 01:03 PM
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Posted By autostop

80 amp subpanel loads

80 amp subpanel sufficient to handle the following loads:

1) Whole house ac unit that requires a 240v 30 amp breaker and one 240v 15amp breaker.
2) Driveway pole light with 1 outdoor receptacle...
03-27-17, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By autostop

Never mind read it uses two3 holes.

Never mind read it uses two3 holes.
03-27-17, 01:43 PM
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Posted By autostop

Thanks. What do you mean it has a negative?

Thanks. What do you mean it has a negative?
03-27-17, 12:43 PM
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Posted By autostop

Ground bar lug

Siemens panel p1224b1100cu sub panel
Siemens panel s4040b1200 main panel

Panel has separate ground bars from the neutral bars on sub panel but the main panel does not have separate ground bars. ...
03-23-17, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By autostop

At the moment I cannot post a picture camera not...

At the moment I cannot post a picture camera not working. To try to better describe it , the panels are fairly close to one another 4" or so. The ser cable enters each panel from the bottom that...
03-23-17, 07:53 PM
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Posted By autostop

2-2-2-4 ser cable protection

Currently have a main panel next to a subpanel that is supplied by 2-2-2-4 ser cable 90 amp breaker. The wire to the subpanel is not in conduit. The ser cable is approx 30" long that looks like a j...
03-16-17, 05:40 PM
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Posted By autostop

AFCI breaker neutral too short

The AFCI breaker white wire that is attached to the breaker itself is too short to reach the neutral bar in the main panel even after uncoiling the wire. Ok to wire nut and extend wire to reach...
03-05-17, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By autostop

Understand that a separate ground wire is not...

Understand that a separate ground wire is not needed. A benefit by having the ground wire is that if one of the set screw connections became loose you would still have a ground path with the ground...
03-05-17, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By autostop

Thanks for the detailed explanation.

Thanks for the detailed explanation.
03-04-17, 12:05 AM
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Views: 1,320
Posted By autostop

Some followup questions: 1) Are grounding...

Some followup questions:

1) Are grounding bushings needed at the main panel where the emt conduit enters and at the 4x4 x2 metal outlet/junction box? Planned on using emt connectors with lock...
02-28-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By autostop

2 circuits in emt

Would like to run two separate circuits in emt conduit either 1/2" or 3/4". 12ga thnn solid wire with white black and green insulated wire 20 amp breakers and GFCI outlets for each. Using 4x4x2 1/8...
02-13-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By autostop

Wires reversed at receptacle. Thanks.

Wires reversed at receptacle. Thanks.
02-13-17, 12:53 PM
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Views: 1,034
Posted By autostop

Thank you for the info on the testers and advice....

Thank you for the info on the testers and advice. The non voltage tester did indicate reverse polarity, which it was.
02-13-17, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By autostop

Hot/ground show reversed at receptacle

Tested a receptacle that gave a hot grd reverse reading. From what I read this is really a loose neutral connection. Have a non contact voltage detector that shows power when inserted in the larger...
01-07-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By autostop

wiring 240v receptacle

Have an existing lg30 receptacle 30 amp breaker 10gauge wire that is metal cable it is used for a table saw. The outlet is too far away from the saw. I have 4wire nm 10gauge wire that I would like...
12-30-16, 08:23 AM
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Views: 1,240
Posted By autostop

Geo, #10 wire is already there.

Geo,

#10 wire is already there.
12-29-16, 06:45 PM
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Views: 1,240
Posted By autostop

ray the panel is a Square D QO24L70SCP 2space 4...

ray the panel is a Square D QO24L70SCP 2space 4 circuit 70 amp panel picture from online catalog. Please advise if this accepts wire size #14-#4 cu wire. The minimum size I read is #14 cu for the...
12-29-16, 06:41 PM
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Views: 1,240
Posted By autostop

74985Square D QO24L70SCP panel 2space 4 circuits...

74985Square D QO24L70SCP panel 2space 4 circuits 70 amps. I am misinterpreting online catalog? Thanks.
12-29-16, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By autostop

No not the breaker rated but it is a 2 space 4...

No not the breaker rated but it is a 2 space 4 circuit small panel that is rated to accept 12al 14cu.
12-28-16, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By autostop

The panel says its listed for 12 al or 14cu wire...

The panel says its listed for 12 al or 14cu wire for the lug. Thanks.
12-28-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By autostop

Main lugs on panel

Is it necessary to use noalox for a 10ga copper wire that is supplying a subpanel? If so, use it on the two hots and neutral? The lugs on the panel say al/cu, does this mean it is okay to use a...
12-22-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By autostop

UF cable is there. Yes will get ground bar. None...

UF cable is there. Yes will get ground bar. None of the panels would accept 10 gauge wire, not sure if there was a way to make it work but for now the 4 circuits are adequate. Thanks to all for the...
12-22-16, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By autostop

Yes it has a ground, 2 hots and a neutral.

Yes it has a ground, 2 hots and a neutral.
12-21-16, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By autostop

disconnect detached garage

Considering replacing an actual fuse box subpanel that is located in a detached garage. It is supplied by a 10/3 wire and protected by a 30 amp breaker inside the house where it is connected to...
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