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04-13-19, 07:00 PM
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Posted By joshua_

I apologize for the delay in responding back to...

I apologize for the delay in responding back to everyone, just got sidetracked on this. So back to this discussion.



Yes, this is a single 20amp breaker feeding up to the old fuse panel, this...
04-09-19, 06:12 PM
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Posted By joshua_

So now here is where I am at, I am looking to do...

So now here is where I am at, I am looking to do a swap of the fuse panel w/ a "main breaker panel" & not the main lug, reason being I have 6 to 7 breakers - so I think code is if you use something...
04-09-19, 06:06 PM
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Posted By joshua_

I wish this was that simple, however the run &...

I wish this was that simple, however the run & the amount of work & cost just doesn't work at the moment.
04-09-19, 07:05 AM
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Posted By joshua_

Hello ray2047, Thanks for that advice. So I...

Hello ray2047, Thanks for that advice. So I could safely plug 20A breakers on the wire going out the subpanel w/o any danger to the rating of the wire?

& would you suggest 30AMP would be...
04-09-19, 06:55 AM
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Posted By joshua_

PJmax I agree, here is my thought process for...

PJmax I agree, here is my thought process for this. I honestly believe 20A is completely unacceptable here.

So that being said, I think I should delete the old fuse panel the wiring from the main...
04-08-19, 07:44 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Correct PJmax I agree w/ that 20A is just that. ...

Correct PJmax I agree w/ that 20A is just that. The only thing that it is handling is all of the upstairs lights & some downstairs & a few sets of outlet banks. Other than that nothing else at all....
04-08-19, 07:18 PM
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Posted By joshua_

It's weird as to why it was on one circuit, but...

It's weird as to why it was on one circuit, but in theory, it is already set up as a "subpanel" setup correct, just w/ a fuse panel?

What would be the best solution going forward w/ taking out...
04-08-19, 05:44 PM
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Posted By joshua_

It's a 20A single pole breaker.

It's a 20A single pole breaker.
04-08-19, 03:59 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Switch Fuse Box for Sub-Panel

Hello Community,

I am back for another DIY project & just wanted to get some input & suggestions, on this next project. So let's dig right in,

I have a two story house, that has a fairly...
09-15-17, 06:11 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Yeah, I have called an electric guy, they are...

Yeah, I have called an electric guy, they are booked but got me on a schedule at some point to take a look & hopefully fix the issue & do some recommendation for changing the box upstairs w/ a...
09-12-17, 07:20 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Thanks for the reply, Yes I have tried swapping...

Thanks for the reply, Yes I have tried swapping the fuses out & even purchase new ones & popped them in there & all of the blocks work expect the one in question in the upper left-hand top block.
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09-12-17, 06:43 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Ok, I figured they would come out sperate I just...

Ok, I figured they would come out sperate I just wasn't sure. Ok, when I pull the white cover off I am going to suspect I am going to find a double fuse socket that I must take off, could a wire...
09-12-17, 06:25 PM
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Posted By joshua_

I am not currently at that house at the moment is...

I am not currently at that house at the moment is another one of my places. Again this worked very well for the most part of the last 10+ years - everything seems to work well. Expect this one slot...
09-12-17, 05:45 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Ok I just really wanted to get this working for...

Ok I just really wanted to get this working for the time being it was doing really well until now. So let's say worse case I need to just swap this out. I do have a few question & they are...
09-12-17, 05:28 PM
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Posted By joshua_

It's a 20 amp breaker in the circuit breaker box...

It's a 20 amp breaker in the circuit breaker box that is from the basement up to the second floor of the home that supplies power up to the fuse panel upstairs.
09-12-17, 05:17 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Yeah I updated my post as I forgot to mention...

Yeah I updated my post as I forgot to mention that. I have a 200amp service in the basement & a 20amp power fed upto the fuse panel for main power.
09-12-17, 05:09 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Ok I can get those replaced tomorrow do you think...

Ok I can get those replaced tomorrow do you think that would be OK? Now in regards to checking this, if I didn't get a sound of no power at all maybe I was testing wrong. So I think personally tho...
09-12-17, 04:17 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Issues with old fuse box

Ok, I am experiencing an outage on outlets on a fuse breaker - so I took a multimeter & tested the wires coming into the fuse breaker's & they beep letting me know power is on them. Expect one &...
05-02-17, 08:45 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Just want to update, it seems it did it again! ...

Just want to update, it seems it did it again! But I have narrowed it down to heat mode only. Cooling mode doesn't do it. Its a weird almost like a fish smell when Aux mode is running - Its not...
05-02-17, 07:21 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Weird smell from vents

I had a strange almost like a light 'fishy' smell that came from the vents this evening but it didn't last long it just came & went. I then cycled the unit from heat to cool back to heat & cool...
04-24-17, 03:01 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Thanks to everyone who has commented/suggested on...

Thanks to everyone who has commented/suggested on here thus far.

@Muggle: I appreciate your comments here, & I am sure you are right on all of this, now in regards to what I have done thus far, I...
04-24-17, 07:34 AM
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Posted By joshua_

Any advice on the size of unit I would need with...

Any advice on the size of unit I would need with the sq footage of the house?
04-23-17, 03:27 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Awesome, so I just re-measured all my L x H of...

Awesome, so I just re-measured all my L x H of each room & then added them all up, I have around 2,365 Sq feet!

So now that I got the sq feet down for each room that will need heat. Next is find...
04-23-17, 01:55 PM
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Posted By joshua_

Ok, when I do L x H x W would be my air volume...

Ok, when I do L x H x W would be my air volume that I would need which is for duct sizing I am assuming for (CFM); so I did make a mistake it was 24x15 the living room.

So here is what I get L...
04-23-17, 01:27 PM
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Views: 967
Posted By joshua_

Post Need advise in regards to Gas Furance

I am looking to help my dad change his heating system from a coal-fueled system to a gas (propane) furnace. I have been measuring of all the rooms in the house (2 story)

I may have did the...
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