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03-06-15, 06:01 PM
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Posted By doner

AC electric motor problem

Have you took the motor apart and looked in side. My craftsman table saw was brought about 45 years ago belt drive. last year I was going to use it but it would just hum and kick the breaker. The...
03-05-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

meter pan ground

Nothing against Aluminium. I worked in the aluminium industry for almost 32 yrs. every thing from beverage can to wire rod and bar, rods drawed into wire.
and built houses and add on's, repairs on...
03-05-15, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

meter pan ground

Lowes has it in stock in the store. I would prefer not to use alum. lot of people do though.
03-05-15, 05:35 PM
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Posted By doner

meter pan grund

Using copper 200 amp service ground size main panel to sub panel. If I use SER cable 3 2/0's + #1 ground over $15.00 per foot. If I use SEU 3 2/0's and add the ground even in conduit less than $10.00...
03-05-15, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

meter pan ground

What I can't figure is why they don't just use 3 2/0"s at weather head. They want me to change the bare #4 to a #2 insulated or coated wire.
03-04-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

I am not a pro either I picked that pan business...

I am not a pro either I picked that pan business up on here to. I have always called them a meter base.
03-03-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

I think I see why he said I only need one ground...

I think I see why he said I only need one ground rod. 1. All grounds have to go back to the point of origin which in my case would be the meter pan where the ground and neutral are bonded. The meter...
03-03-15, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By doner

You might split the difference Hold you trim...

You might split the difference Hold you trim where it goes scrib a line on the pine paneling. Work a little off the panel with a sharp chisel. don't get below the line. Do a little at a time and...
03-03-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

I found out today what the POCO wants. I have to...

I found out today what the POCO wants. I have to change the bare #4 to #2 insulated wire. They also want the ground from meter pan to rod. When they open the meter pan I will have to cut the bare...
03-03-15, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

I am not opening the meter pan until they pull...

I am not opening the meter pan until they pull meter and cut power I have in the past not this time. What I am trying to do is get everything ready like new wire pulled ect. so I want be without...
03-02-15, 07:15 PM
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Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

You have to remember this was installed in 1969 I...

You have to remember this was installed in 1969 I did it my self. Coming out of the weather head there is 2 2/0 wires and 1 #4 bare copper. The 2/0 wire is way bigger than what you will buy now. All...
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Posted By doner

If it is a overhead valve and they are not...

If it is a overhead valve and they are not adjusted right they won't crank. I forget one way if it backfires through the carb it is the timing, I it backfires through the exhaust it is the fireing I...
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Views: 1,140
Posted By doner

I believe the parts was less than $50.00 but I...

I believe the parts was less than $50.00 but I did not order from sears. I bought the parts from A to Z a local appliance part store. I don't know if they are nation wide. You can go to the sears web...
03-01-15, 02:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

There will not water main or pipe involved I have...

There will not water main or pipe involved I have PVC except about a foot of copper that I can't get to. under concrete
03-01-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

There is only 3 wires coming into my weather head...

There is only 3 wires coming into my weather head 2 hots and neutral/ground. The POCO bare alum is connected to my #4 bare copper that goes through the meter pan down to ground rod unbroken. What has...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By doner

Our kenmore would always spin but at times would...

Our kenmore would always spin but at times would not spin out good I believe it was according to the load wife said no. I had to install a new clutch/brake. If that is the problem and you have the...
02-28-15, 05:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

Well let me repraise that coming out of my...

Well let me repraise that coming out of my weather head there are 2 hots and the bare #4. I installed this about 40 years ago. The bare wire runs through the meter all the way to the rod never...
02-28-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,586
Posted By doner

Meter pan ground

I am upgrading panels from the fuse type to breakers I have a 200 amp service. I am installing a Culter Hammer disconnect below the meter base with feed through lugs and 8 spaces for breakers. A new...
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