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07-29-19, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Pea-Jay

I love that you are a mitochondriac rather than a...

I love that you are a mitochondriac rather than a hypochondriac! very clever :)
How old is your house? Do you know anything about who you bought it from? I bought my house from a guy who was...
07-29-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Pea-Jay

MOST IMPORTANT: my breaker is sized for the...

MOST IMPORTANT: my breaker is sized for the smallest wire gauge anywhere on the dedicated cuircuts. You must do that for safety.

This is no doubt a jury rig- it would NEVER pass inspection...
07-17-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Pea-Jay

So I looked up the dryer model numbers elec...

So I looked up the dryer model numbers elec layout:
1200w 240v heating element. 245w 110v drum motor. 65w 110v For the fan in the upper delicates drying cabinet. It shouldn't need more than 12 amps...
07-17-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Pea-Jay

Just took the cover off the breaker panel, we did...

Just took the cover off the breaker panel, we did originally run 220 on 10 gauge wire to a junction box in the ceiling outside the laundry room, then ran 12 gauge wire to the outlets. So the first...
07-17-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Pea-Jay

I'm sure the wire is 12 gauge. There's no way I...

I'm sure the wire is 12 gauge. There's no way I can pull new wire without cutting out a ton of Sheetrock.

The problem w the gas dryer is my utility company turned off the gas supply while the...
07-16-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By Pea-Jay

Your tools are safe. 110v is 110v. Amperage is...

Your tools are safe. 110v is 110v. Amperage is watts per time. Everything runs a 110 v (difference in charge) but some appliances need 1200 watts (microwave) and some use 40 (nightlight) Your...
07-16-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Pea-Jay

I know you've just gotten a lot of advice to use...

I know you've just gotten a lot of advice to use wire nuts when you specifically asked for a different way, and I'm sorry to hop on that bandwagon...
I had a similar situation and I couldn't find a...
07-16-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Pea-Jay

Honestly, if it doesn't have a TON of play, don't...

Honestly, if it doesn't have a TON of play, don't bother. If it's stapled, you'll never get it through. The bulge of the connection between the old and new is the fattest part. It will get hung up...
07-16-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Pea-Jay

I hope you have an attic ALWAYS PULL FROM...

I hope you have an attic

ALWAYS PULL FROM SUPPLY SIDE.
It's either stapled, or if you're lucky some yahoo like me did a crap job and it's not. YOU SHOULDNT PULL, BUT IF YOU DO, ALWAYS PULL FROM...
07-16-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Pea-Jay

Btw.. these are not code questions and I am the...

Btw.. these are not code questions and I am the queen of safety (learning the hard way.. pain AND I hate to admit, lots of repetition lol) I test my tick tester before I use it to test anything else,...
07-16-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Pea-Jay

Changing 2 dedicated 110v 20 amp circuits to 1x 220v

Hi everyone. I rewired My basement 6-7 years ago w the help of a union electrician. I was 99% positive we initially ran a 220 circuit into the laundry room, then altered it when both machines I...
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