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01-20-12, 02:37 PM
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Posted By fatbuoy

moderator: could i ask where or what article in...

moderator: could i ask where or what article in the nec you obtained this info? i believe the note you added was the same thing i wrote."if you want to stay within code you would have to have a 6-3...
01-19-12, 06:51 PM
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Posted By fatbuoy

The nec only allows you to bond the neutral...

The nec only allows you to bond the neutral (grounded conductor) @ the first means of disconnect. Anywhere else you cannot bond the neutral conductor to the can (panel). The reason for this is you do...
01-19-12, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,477
Posted By fatbuoy

By the pics. You posted you have a leviton device...

By the pics. You posted you have a leviton device the green light is on when power is on & gfci is not tripped. Sometimes you have to push in on the test button with some moderate pressure its kindof...
01-19-12, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By fatbuoy

Please read article 250.32 of the national...

Please read article 250.32 of the national electrical code (nfpa 70)
this will explain the proper way for feeding detached buildings.
You do not want paralleled paths for neutral current !!
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Posted By fatbuoy

I am new to this web-site & realy dont know how...

I am new to this web-site & realy dont know how every thing works yet. Once i have got alot of replies and fixed my problem what do i do ? Do i delete this forum ? If so how ? I appreciate all the...
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Posted By fatbuoy

Mark, that was the problem i didnt think that...

Mark, that was the problem i didnt think that aligning driver & driven was so crutial but it is . At first i just alighned em by site but i took a good straight edge & alighned them good & made sure...
01-17-12, 07:01 PM
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Posted By fatbuoy

When ever u took out the existing receptacle was...

When ever u took out the existing receptacle was it a gfci ? If it was you hafta make sure u get the line & load correct ! (make sure u get the neutrals paired up w/there proper hot conductors)...
01-16-12, 08:36 PM
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Posted By fatbuoy

U said this rec. Has its own brkr. Is the load...

U said this rec. Has its own brkr. Is the load side of this gfci being utilized (feeding other outlets downstream?) by what u have said it has to or your house has been built on top of an old grave...
01-15-12, 06:34 PM
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Posted By fatbuoy

There is a locater that will detect leaking...

There is a locater that will detect leaking voltage but i have never used 1 and dont know how good they work, i have a under ground locater that cost me $3,500. I have used it so much that in the...
01-15-12, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By fatbuoy

Make sure you have line and load correct on your...

Make sure you have line and load correct on your gfci and make sure your neutral conductors are realy tight. If you have a multi-wire branch circuit feeding these receptacles (2 or more hots to 1...
01-15-12, 12:13 AM
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Posted By fatbuoy

Fatbuoy

Its a good idea to change your existing brkrs. That feed bedrooms to arc fault. You may get some nuisance tripping because of that old bx cable. If this was my house i would. Make sure you have good...
01-14-12, 05:45 PM
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Posted By fatbuoy

If the distance between the proposed air comp....

If the distance between the proposed air comp. Location is just 30 ft. It should not be a problem. Make sure the multi-conductor cable contains an equipment ground & you tie it to the metal...
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Posted By fatbuoy

Furd i will try what you have recommended. I dont...

Furd i will try what you have recommended. I dont think it is a serious problem,do you know if these units have problems out of the reed valves ? My comp. Has purred like a kitten for years. I have...
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Posted By fatbuoy

This air compressor is a champion rv15a . The...

This air compressor is a champion rv15a . The motor is brand new & it does run fine . When i run the air comp. Rite now it pulls the motor down then i hafta shut it down because i am afraid of...
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Posted By fatbuoy

Unhappy 2 stage air compressor

My 2 stage air comp. Has ran fine until last week the electric motor just hums i can push on the pulley & it will run slugish up & down in rpm . I took the belts off and moved the comp. Pulley by...
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