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09-23-20, 01:57 PM
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Posted By maddmatt02

we DO NEED a 4th conductor from sub panel to mobile home, correct?

Ok I have searched and still think I am correct and the electrician at the store that informed my dad of the lack of a required separate ground conductor is wrong... But also maybe my dad misinformed...
10-28-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By maddmatt02

Ok. hope I'm doing it right. I am going through a...

Ok. hope I'm doing it right. I am going through a 2x6 wall and am going to have a LB outside the wall, stub through the wall with pvc to a male thread. Bought a 6x6x4 metal box to drill a hole in to...
10-26-19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By maddmatt02

314.16... I've found discussions on forums. I've...

314.16... I've found discussions on forums. I've found online calculators that only go to 6awg. I've even find a site with the beginning of the table only dealing with <6awg and wanting me to start...
10-21-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By maddmatt02

Thanks. Now with the junction box I've only...

Thanks. Now with the junction box I've only always messed with LBs or other parts already containing the slip fitting like the small pvc single gang boxes. When I drill the larger pvc junction box...
10-21-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By maddmatt02

Trying to choose wire for subpanel???

Ok. I have a detached carport I want to run power to. I will have a 15a lighting circuit, a 20A circuit for receptacles, 30A 120V for my travel trailer parked behind it, and a 30A 240V for welder....
08-14-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By maddmatt02

I'm on my phone so when I get to a computer I'll...

I'm on my phone so when I get to a computer I'll make it so the pictures show without having to click on them.
08-14-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By maddmatt02

What's with the lower right 2 spaces in my square D QO panel? Breakers don't fit

Ok. I'll try and make it somewhat short. Panel has stickers down both sides next to the bus bar that say no QO-T. except the bottom two right spaces don't have the sticker but they do have these...
08-14-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By maddmatt02

It wasn't the fact of the threads being straight...

It wasn't the fact of the threads being straight I was after its the ring/groove machined at the barof the thread for an o ring. I was able to find a male npt fitting without the centered shoulder...
08-01-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By maddmatt02

Bspp to slip fittings available??

Alright I have a few water filter setups and was able to get a couple fittings leak free with npt/pipe dope. BUT I broke one filter housing while trying to stop one leak and just noticed another...
07-17-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By maddmatt02

Thanks. I'll look into the specs of the heaters...

Thanks. I'll look into the specs of the heaters but I wasn't planning on running different gauge wiring from panel to first heater than that heater to next. Just 12/2 everywhere. I know the boxes say...
07-17-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By maddmatt02

wall heaters EVERYWHERE! 3 circuits enough?

my house is not exactly but basically a long rectangle and the panel is on the long exterior wall about 2/3 down. the way the heaters are going to be arranged theres 10250 total watts and if I did 3...
03-26-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By maddmatt02

Its a somewhat thin plastic container inside a...

Its a somewhat thin plastic container inside a metal cage that can be stacked. https://www.ntotank.com/275gallon-nto-white-reconditioned-ibc-tote-tank-x7738445 the issue I would have to get creative...
03-26-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By maddmatt02

trying to use water from across the street to...

trying to use water from across the street to fill my tank, then have my own pump/switch/bladder to pressurize my own system. pretty much have my own well I just have no electrical control over the...
03-25-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By maddmatt02

Controlling a shared pump system.

ok, new house is on a shared well and both houses utilize same diaphragm/tank and pressure pump. Well is on other side of the street from me and on the other guys power (I just pay him $10/mo). Now I...
03-21-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By maddmatt02

ok, thanks. I would assume that vent behind the...

ok, thanks. I would assume that vent behind the flange is the toilet vent and the drain from the vanity sink ties into the toilet drain somewhere below the plane of the floor. Now for arguments sake...
03-19-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By maddmatt02

I know the vent itself cant slope down, was just...

I know the vent itself cant slope down, was just curious about the horizontal runs tying the sink and shower vents into the toilet vent stack. Those ones I could have slope towards the toilet stack...
03-18-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By maddmatt02

vent sloped to main trunk or to fixture or does it matter?

OK I am sure I am using the wrong terms for some items but here's my question. I have read that when tying vents together the horizontal run in the vent should also carry the 1/4" per foot slope but...
03-06-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By maddmatt02

Using spring wound timer on one leg of 240V line thermostat?

ok, I searched a little and found thread titles I thought would help me but they ended up not. Where I am staying the internet is terrible (speedtest 495ms ping, .19Mbps) so I am done searching for...
03-04-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By maddmatt02

thanks for all the help everybody. I am in escrow...

thanks for all the help everybody. I am in escrow and in 8 days or less I get to start hauling all my crap over there then start tearing into the place, first week or so will probably be spent...
03-01-19, 02:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By maddmatt02

I thought from what I read, most manufacturers...

I thought from what I read, most manufacturers AFCI protection required the neutral wire for that circuit not be shared with any other circuit. I guess like in a bathroom if you have the lighting and...
02-21-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By maddmatt02

I think its a cutler hammer but I cant remember....

I think its a cutler hammer but I cant remember. I meant that if I replace the panel but dont do the afci now I may as well get the ge panel so that shared neutrals wouldnt matter later with the ge...
02-20-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By maddmatt02

alright, thanks everybody for all the answers. I...

alright, thanks everybody for all the answers. I planned on the 2 runs for the kitchen aside from the appliances. I was thinking of ditching the MWBC because of the afci complications but I just got...
02-20-19, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By maddmatt02

wiring my house, where am I right and where am I wrong?

Ok, I will try to make it somewhat quick on each question. To make a long story short I am looking at buying this old house and fixing it up, money will be limited because I only got half the money...
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By maddmatt02

where in socal (san diego area) to buy nice 4x4/4x12

Heading down soon to do some work for a family, going to build a railing around their dining room that overhangs the living room. They want 4x4 posts and the top to be 4x12 because they will use it...
05-10-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By maddmatt02

Thanks. So I assume I could ditch the conduit...

Thanks. So I assume I could ditch the conduit fitting at the wall on both ends in favor of some water resistant boxes and install receptacles as well in both boxes with some outdoor rated...
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