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05-10-16, 03:35 PM
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Thanks HandyOne and ibpooks, great explanation. ...

Thanks HandyOne and ibpooks, great explanation. I think I just felt one of the lobes in my brain swell just a little.
05-10-16, 02:30 PM
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Posted By bcrimmins

Thanks, CasualJoe, for explaining that I need to...

Thanks, CasualJoe, for explaining that I need to cap off the neutral wire and instead use the ground wire. All the wiring diagrams I see are just as you described. As a layman, it feels odd to cap...
05-09-16, 05:01 PM
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Posted By bcrimmins

Yeah, I figured the incremental cost of having a...

Yeah, I figured the incremental cost of having a couple extra lines run was pretty simple math, even if I wasn't sure how I'd use it. Now, for about 40 bucks, I can adapt to my new plasma cutter.
05-09-16, 04:23 PM
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Posted By bcrimmins

There's no dryer. I had the garage rewired about...

There's no dryer. I had the garage rewired about 10 years ago and had the electrician add a couple of 220 outlets just in case I ever needed one. Until now, I never needed one. Back then, I didn't...
05-09-16, 02:47 PM
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Posted By bcrimmins

Thanks ibpooks and ray2047. The box isn't...

Thanks ibpooks and ray2047. The box isn't grounded by conduit but there is a fourth ground wire (bare) in the romex leading to the box. The ground wire is not connected to anything, not if the...
05-09-16, 12:30 PM
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Posted By bcrimmins

220v wiring for a plasma cutter

Hi everyone. I have a 100A service in my garage with a three-prong 220v drier outlets. Here's a pic:

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From my research and inspection, this appears to be a legacy NEMA 3-wire, 10-30,...
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