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1966 Chevy C20 Dually question

I just bought a 1966 Chevrolet C20 Dually 2 wheel drive. When I bought it it just had single wheels on the rear cause the guy I bought it from did not want the dual wheels on it. I how ever do want...
12-09-15, 05:16 AM
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Electrical question.

I have a question my brother in law bought a house a while back and it has an old stab lok breaker box in it he is wanting to change it out to a square d breaker box. Here is the question. He lives...
11-22-15, 01:10 PM
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Only going about 30 feet.

Only going about 30 feet.
11-22-15, 07:22 AM
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Pex question

Can 3/4" pex be used underground. I am wanting to run water out to my garage for a sink and such and was wanting to know if I can use 3/4" pex as long as it's below the freeze line
11-19-15, 05:02 AM
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I have decided that I am going to nipple the two...

I have decided that I am going to nipple the two boxes together. What size nipple do i need to use? What length and diameter. Do I have to nipple them side by side or can I nipple the new one under...
11-16-15, 10:15 AM
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Ok I understand now thank you

Ok I understand now thank you
11-16-15, 08:26 AM
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Where do you get extra deep boxes never even...

Where do you get extra deep boxes never even heard of them
11-16-15, 07:40 AM
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Also I just did more research and the breaker I...

Also I just did more research and the breaker I have to use in the main panel is only big enough for 1/0 AWG wire so I will have to use 1/0 AWG stranded black copper THHN it's rated for 125 amps so I...
11-16-15, 06:40 AM
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What do you mean nipple the 2 boxes together?...

What do you mean nipple the 2 boxes together? Never heard,that term or seen it please explain
11-16-15, 05:06 AM
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I do apologize for the confusion been busy and in...

I do apologize for the confusion been busy and in a hurry and miss typed some stuff. My plan and my goal would be to run a 100 amp sub panel off of a 125 amp main panel that only has 5 spaces in it....
11-15-15, 09:10 AM
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Yes I use commercial outlets that feed from the...

Yes I use commercial outlets that feed from the back and tighten down with a screw I am being very safe with this thank you
11-15-15, 06:33 AM
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Sub panel help.

I will be installing a 100 amp sub panel in my home I know I have 2 hots a neutral and a ground. I am using 2 AWG wire for both hots and neutral. I am planning on using #6 solid copper for the ground...
11-15-15, 06:26 AM
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2 0 copper will fit in lugs on new box and on...

2 0 copper will fit in lugs on new box and on breaker no problems there.
11-15-15, 06:14 AM
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The box that is there now is not big enough space...

The box that is there now is not big enough space wise
11-15-15, 12:06 AM
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I am installing a sub panel to wire the apartment...

I am installing a sub panel to wire the apartment because the main panel only has 10 spaces and that is not enough space for me.
(Again I would rather have it and not need it than need it and not...
11-14-15, 11:57 PM
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I wired my whole shop with 10 2 and it worked out...

I wired my whole shop with 10 2 and it worked out very well boxes ain't that full I didn't use the push in type of receptacles the kind I used tightened down with a screw and over all I was very...
11-14-15, 11:50 PM
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I am wanting to use 2 AWG wire from old box to...

I am wanting to use 2 AWG wire from old box to sub panel. In the old box I would use a 100 amp breaker since I am running heavy enough conductor I might as well and new box is a 100 amp box (prefer...
11-14-15, 11:41 PM
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New home wiring questions

I am doing some new wiring in my home ect I want to be over code on my electrical wiring. I am planning on using 10 2 wire for my outlets, lights, ect. I am only planning on running about 6 outlets...
11-14-15, 11:02 PM
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Also are my wires I am planning on using, are...

Also are my wires I am planning on using, are they the correct size? Am I going about this the correct way? I only want to use copper no aluminum wire.
11-14-15, 10:53 PM
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What size conduit? Can I use pvc conduit since it...

What size conduit? Can I use pvc conduit since it is easier to work with?
11-14-15, 10:36 PM
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How to wire a sub panel

I have a 125 amp main panel. I want to install a 100 amp square D sub panel to run a studio apartment above my garage. I was going to use 2/0 AWG copper wire for my 2 hot wires and my neutral wire. I...
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