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06-26-07, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Rocky Mountain

Not if you install it in the next bay over. ;) ...

Not if you install it in the next bay over. ;)

Seriously though, I'm not sure. There is a lot of conflicting info out there about firewalls. Cheyenne WY won't even allow a panelboard to be...
06-26-07, 05:03 AM
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Views: 1,056
Posted By Rocky Mountain

No, since they are 240v they are not required to...

No, since they are 240v they are not required to be AFCI protected.

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210.12(B) Dwelling Unit Bedrooms. All 120-volt, single phase, 15- and...
06-26-07, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By Rocky Mountain

I don't know if I'd classify it as an emergency...

I don't know if I'd classify it as an emergency "fix it now!!!" situation, but it should be fixed.

Is the wall intact around the box, or has it been messed up? As in, is there no wall for the...
06-26-07, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By Rocky Mountain

I have seen them, I don't know what the brand...

I have seen them, I don't know what the brand name was but I think the label said "access panel". I saw it at HD.

FWIW, I would not install one of these unless absolutely necessary (as in, the...
06-24-07, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,279
Posted By Rocky Mountain

You say the 120V outlets are "dead". Did they...

You say the 120V outlets are "dead". Did they ever work? If so, what has changed?

If they never worked (as in, brand new), and you're planning on using this 240V/30A circuit to supply your new...
06-24-07, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,570
Posted By Rocky Mountain

Bestbowl, what type of conduit are you using for...

Bestbowl, what type of conduit are you using for the pool/spa panel?

What type and size of conductors, for each conductor?

What is the calculated load?

These are critical questions you...
06-24-07, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,528
Posted By Rocky Mountain

I'm a little unclear what you're up to, but the...

I'm a little unclear what you're up to, but the fixture you linked to is supposed to be installed on a recessed outlet box, and then the perimeter of the fixture seats against the finished surface.
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06-24-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By Rocky Mountain

A non-contact voltage detector would probably be...

A non-contact voltage detector would probably be an easy method for finding the "hot" too. They sell at the big box stores and electrical supply houses inexpensively.
06-24-07, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By Rocky Mountain

Yes, but only as long as the front edge of the...

Yes, but only as long as the front edge of the panel does not end up more than 1/4" from the surface of the tile.

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312.3 Position in Wall. In walls of...
06-24-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,124
Posted By Rocky Mountain

It might be a little late to be of much help on...

It might be a little late to be of much help on this one, but I'll add my 2. ;)

Here is a link to a picture of the storage space referred to in the NEC:...
06-24-07, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By Rocky Mountain

Smile One other easy way to determine which cable is...

One other easy way to determine which cable is line and which is load (without playing with the wires energized), is to test for continuity between the neutral (white wire) and the ground (bare...
06-24-07, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Rocky Mountain

No sweat, thought maybe I was missing something....

No sweat, thought maybe I was missing something. :)
06-23-07, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Rocky Mountain

Mark, care to clarify why you can't have a...

Mark, care to clarify why you can't have a receptacle in a clothes closet? :confused:
01-06-07, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By Rocky Mountain

To be clear, jokes aside, a non-IC rated can will...

To be clear, jokes aside, a non-IC rated can will likely cause a fire if installed in contact with insulation. You need IC-rated cans, they are readily available and inexpensive.
01-06-07, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Posted By Rocky Mountain

Beave, I agree with the above posters, I'm just...

Beave, I agree with the above posters, I'm just going to give you some more information.

210.52(B) is designed to get the most bang for your buck for the dining/cooking area receptacles, that's...
01-06-07, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rocky Mountain

Jwhite, see 410.18. Bits and pieces of a light...

Jwhite, see 410.18. Bits and pieces of a light fixture are permitted to be ungrounded. If there is metal holding the fixture together and those pieces aren't exposed to a user of the system, then no...
09-05-06, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Rocky Mountain

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jwhite wrote:
"I have it from a good source that the 2008 will eliminate extending from an ungrounded circuit. For now you can still...
09-05-06, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Rocky Mountain

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Bob wrote:

"My comment about extending an ungrounded circuit is, I believe, correct.

I am not sure if you are allowed to ground a...
09-04-06, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Rocky Mountain

"You are not allowed to extend the existing...

"You are not allowed to extend the existing ungrounded circuit. Period."

I disagree. 250.130(C) of the 2005 NEC clearly allows the OP to install a grounding conductor seperate from the other...
09-04-06, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By Rocky Mountain

So I don't have to feel guilty for landing two...

So I don't have to feel guilty for landing two grounds under the same screw any more? Sweet!

It does stand to reason. There's always a tiny ground bar in most panels, the only way to use a 30...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By Rocky Mountain

Not really. I just looked at this site: ...

Not really. I just looked at this site:
http://autorepair.about.com/library/ts/obd-i/bl-dtcs-60.htm

and it called the code "AXOD Neutral Pressure Switch closed". If Stumbling into this unlearned...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,098
Posted By Rocky Mountain

I have no experience on your specific model....

I have no experience on your specific model. (Disclaimer. :) )

Can you see into the concealed space that the linkages reside in? A lot of times, you get little one inch windows scattered around...
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By Rocky Mountain

Injected or carb'ed? (I tried twice, and...

Injected or carb'ed? (I tried twice, and carburated didn't look right. :D )

Pull off a spark plug wire and hold it close to the block or other grounded metal. Crank the engine over. Does it have...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,481
Posted By Rocky Mountain

I'm posting an answer to my question, so that if...

I'm posting an answer to my question, so that if someone does a search later on, it might help them.

I removed the cover over the center vent/radio/climate controls (it pops off, no screws), and...
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Views: 1,481
Posted By Rocky Mountain

95 Corsica Climate Control Problem

The problem is, I have no climate control. :D

Actually, the hot/hold knob works, and the A/C works (after a fashion), and the blower motor works correctly.

But turning the knob for A/C,...
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