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Posted By cajun1951

Well pipe through wall

I am moving my well pump and water tank inside a Mueller steel building and I was wondering if there was a better way to run the two 1" PVC pipes through the metal wall besides just drilling a hole...
05-21-16, 08:03 AM
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Posted By cajun1951

Ground Question

I am running a new circuit around my shop. It will be made of PVC conduit and METAL outlet boxes. This circuit will consist of 2 separate 20 amp 120v circuits and one 240v circuit. The two MWBC 20...
05-18-16, 04:03 PM
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Posted By cajun1951

Basic Electrical Questions

I know these may sound like dumb questions but I'm just trying to learn something here and get a better grasp on a few things. Hope the questions make sense.

1. I have a 120V 20 amp lighting...
05-15-16, 01:07 PM
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Posted By cajun1951

I found a box fill calculator but it asks for...

I found a box fill calculator but it asks for number and size of conductors passing through, number and wire size of terminations and wire size and number of splices in a box. It then computes how...
05-15-16, 10:27 AM
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Posted By cajun1951

Ok, thanks everyone. But I need clarification on...

Ok, thanks everyone. But I need clarification on two points. Tolyn said pigtails don't count for box fill. Does that also mean you don't count the splice that's on one end of the pigtail and the...
05-14-16, 03:03 PM
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Posted By cajun1951

Need Info on Wiring Outlets

I'm hooking up a few circuits and outlets in my shop. I'm using MWBC to cut down on the wiring and have a few questions concerning wiring the outlets. I'm using THHN stranded wire and outlets with...
05-14-16, 11:09 AM
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Posted By cajun1951

Thanks for all the great info. I think I finally...

Thanks for all the great info. I think I finally have a handle on this project.
05-13-16, 01:22 PM
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Posted By cajun1951

Great. Thanks. Just to clarify a couple points....

Great. Thanks. Just to clarify a couple points. If I do the GFIs as you stated, do I count the neutrals from the GFIs down the LOAD side? Also, in my last post, do you count the wires from the switch...
05-13-16, 09:39 AM
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Posted By cajun1951

I don't need to stay with 3/4. It is in a area...

I don't need to stay with 3/4. It is in a area where I can run any size conduit needed, Just trying to keep cost under control. Thats also why I was trying to limit the conduit runs to as few as...
05-12-16, 06:32 PM
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Posted By cajun1951

Need Help With Number of Wires in Conduit

I am just really confused with derating. I am trying to run a few simple circuits in a metal building/shop I built. It has a 200 amp single phase main. I want all circuits to have a separate neutral....
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