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11-09-16, 06:14 PM
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Posted By mike12

Thanks

Thanks for all the quick replies. I know what to do now.
11-09-16, 02:07 PM
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Posted By mike12

Using 14 or 12 Romex for garage.

Hello. You helped me install my sub panel in my new garage. Now I'm going to wire the building. I planned to use 14-2 romex for everything but the compressor. I guess it would be a 15A or 20A...
10-16-16, 07:33 PM
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Views: 3,968
Posted By mike12

Thanks for the speedy reply and clarifying all...

Thanks for the speedy reply and clarifying all that. I think I'm good to go now!
10-16-16, 06:32 PM
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Posted By mike12

verify

All hooked up and it works! I wanted to verify something....I have a ground bar added in the sub panel (like you directed me to do). I have the ground rod and ground from the main hooked there,...
10-13-16, 10:59 AM
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Posted By mike12

Got it. Thank for the help!

Got it. Thank for the help!
10-12-16, 06:58 PM
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Posted By mike12

Thanks! You even answered a question that I...

Thanks! You even answered a question that I didnt ask...you're good. (I was wondering about the green box bonding screw). Now I know not to use it.
I'll see what I can find at HD that will work...
10-12-16, 05:17 PM
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Posted By mike12

one more thing...

So I'm back. Thanks for all the help. I have buried the wire and purchased the panel and C/B. One last thing I want to verify:
On the new sub panel, there is a neutral bar of course on both...
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Posted By mike12

Thanks for all the info. That looks like my box!...

Thanks for all the info. That looks like my box! I now know why the top looked bowed like it does. It's part of the design. As soon as I get this more uncovered I will clean it up and see about...
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Posted By mike12

thanks. I'll head out there and do some digging...

thanks. I'll head out there and do some digging now.
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Posted By mike12

Thanks for the replies and help. All that makes...

Thanks for the replies and help. All that makes sense. I was trenching irrigation lines with a ditch witch. The D-box was only about 5-6" down at the top, which was a little unexpected. Although...
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Posted By mike12

additional pic

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Here is a little better picture of the damage. Thanks
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Posted By mike12

Septic box

So I was digging in my yard and ran into something unexpected. It's black, heavy duty plastic, and smells like crap. I figure it is some sort of distribution box for the septic. As you can see, I...
09-05-16, 06:39 AM
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Posted By mike12

Thanks for verifying to wire. Now I can be...

Thanks for verifying to wire. Now I can be confident it's correct. Shipping is fair, as it only added about .20 per foot.
09-04-16, 05:09 PM
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Posted By mike12

Thanks Patten. Sorry to keep this thread going...

Thanks Patten. Sorry to keep this thread going so long. I think I found something that should work and the price is almost too good. What do you think?

2-2-2-4 ALUMINUM MOBILE HOME FEEDER CABLE...
09-04-16, 06:58 AM
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Posted By mike12

Thanks guys. I'm clear on the wire configuration...

Thanks guys. I'm clear on the wire configuration now. There was some discussion about that wire being used inside on the HomeDepot site. It sounds like southwire was telling one guy it's not ok to...
09-03-16, 06:07 PM
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Views: 3,968
Posted By mike12

OK Ray, that's what I was thinking originally. I...

OK Ray, that's what I was thinking originally. I guess the last post confused me a bit. The "4" is ground that ties the two together then. In some sort of way, the neutral is kinda sorta a ground...
09-03-16, 05:47 PM
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Posted By mike12

wrong wire?

Thanks Pattenp. I think after I read that I realized I have the wrong wire selected. THe wire I was going to get is probably better for 3 phase right? I'm thinking what I need is a 2-2-4 NOT a...
08-21-16, 06:53 PM
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Posted By mike12

Thanks for all the help. Now I know what I need...

Thanks for all the help. Now I know what I need to order. Just to verify...this wire is 2-2-2-4....and the 4AWG wire is ground, right? It doesn't cause any issues with connecting the 2 grounds...
08-20-16, 07:09 PM
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Posted By mike12

gfi

The 60Amp in the house...does it need to be GFI or is that not required?
Thanks?
08-20-16, 08:45 AM
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Views: 3,968
Posted By mike12

Thanks. The grounding thing should be no...

Thanks. The grounding thing should be no problem. I have a demo drill that has a ground rod pounder on it so I can put a couple of those in with ease. I understand that the inside wiring to the...
08-20-16, 06:02 AM
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Views: 3,968
Posted By mike12

Thanks Ray. That's very helpful info. The...

Thanks Ray. That's very helpful info. The 100Amp breaker kit and grounding rod at the new garage makes sense to me (I didn't know there has to be another ground). I also had not thought of putting...
08-19-16, 08:43 PM
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Views: 3,968
Posted By mike12

Electric line to garage

Hello. Iím new to this forum. Looking for some guidance on running electric to a new garage on my property. Iíd like to think my electrical skills are pretty good, and Iíve run lots of electric in...
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