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10-09-18, 05:53 AM
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Posted By kenneu

Thanks, I know they charge by watts but there is...

Thanks, I know they charge by watts but there is a "base meter charge" that is $25 + tax for each meter. That means with two meters, I'm 50 in the hole every month before my first watt. The...
10-07-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By kenneu

Wiring up an old house and outbuildings

First, thanks to the forum members for answers to all my past questions. I wired up the main and all outlets at my ranch to code. I had all my work checked after the fact to make sure it was legit....
09-01-18, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By kenneu

I've sort of figured it out based on feedback...

I've sort of figured it out based on feedback here. This is a 4-way setup with 3 lights in a long hallway. I wanted to leave them dimmed to the minimum 24x7 so the "tunnel" never goes dark.

I...
09-01-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By kenneu

Ok, thanks guys... Any suggestions on a...

Ok, thanks guys... Any suggestions on a plug-and-play one that will work? I chose that one solely on looks and supposedly being a 3-way.
08-31-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By kenneu

3 Way Dimmer in a 4-Way Switch Setup

I've purchased a Legrand 3-way dimmer switch and for the life of me cannot figure out why it doesn't work. I've done some basic wiring so I"m not a complete tool, but apparently I'm either doing...
07-14-16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By kenneu

Yes, I'm aware of the axiom, "Good, Fast, Cheap. ...

Yes, I'm aware of the axiom, "Good, Fast, Cheap. Pick any two." I added the "relatively" in there for that reason, lol.

That said, it appears you are suggesting I run:

1" from the main which...
07-12-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By kenneu

It is quite formidable in price, lol. I see...

It is quite formidable in price, lol. I see others running a 3/4" PEX line from the main to an "area" like the bathroom and then 1/2" the last few feet. I assume just using pex T connections with...
07-12-16, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By kenneu

Installation check - water to my tiny house

My cabin is almost done... Literally days away. I am going to run electrical and plumbing (plumbing first!) as I can run an electrical extension cord for now. Here's the plan, according to viega...
07-11-16, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,473
Posted By kenneu

Not a municipal system. I am way outside the...

Not a municipal system. I am way outside the city limits and I'm fed by a co-op. It was established as a non-profit organization to provide water for rural customers in my area...
07-11-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,473
Posted By kenneu

Thanks for the information, guys. I guess I'll...

Thanks for the information, guys. I guess I'll have to try to live with it for now. The pressure out there on the property isn't very high, actually. I guess maybe because it's rural and co-op and...
07-10-16, 11:32 AM
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Views: 3,473
Posted By kenneu

3 images... from the side, from the end I cut...

3 images... from the side, from the end I cut with the PVC pipe cutter, and from the end that I tore it out of the ground with the tractor subsoiler. God bless hydraulics. :D

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07-09-16, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,473
Posted By kenneu

Gray PVC pipe as a water supply line... Electrical conduit?

I purchased a large piece of property (60 acres) a couple years back and have finally gotten around to building a cabin. The cabin is almost done and in preparation for water, I dug up the existing...
06-10-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By kenneu

Yes, PVC... I was checking prices and the...

Yes, PVC... I was checking prices and the thinwall stuff was CHEAP! but the PVC is the better route.

The shipping container is, for all intents and purposes, permanent. I leveled the ground and...
06-05-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By kenneu

Ranch Wiring - 2 buildings - 1 cabin, 1 "barn".

I posted once before and got some great advice but have changed my plans to something definitive and want to make sure I buy the right stuff.

I have a 200A service pole
I have a 40' shipping...
03-16-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By kenneu

Ok, I've changed my mind. I'm just going to...

Ok, I've changed my mind. I'm just going to light up a couple of GFCI circuits and put an outdoor 50 amp circuit on the main pole in the event I need it. That will save me a bunch and not having to...
02-28-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By kenneu

Thanks, ip... So the plan will be 6 gauge...

Thanks, ip...

So the plan will be 6 gauge copper with ground (6-3 wg UF-B) in a 2" PVC conduit at 24" depth. I'll put a sub panel in the shipping container. The one I'm looking at is an outdoor...
02-25-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By kenneu

I have a 200 amp service box at the main pole. ...

I have a 200 amp service box at the main pole. It's brand new and not yet fired up but all I have to do is call the electric coop... The reason for 2 sub panels is I'm trying to figure out:

Can I...
02-24-16, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By kenneu

starting an electrical project at the ranch

I have some property that has electricity out to a main pole but is currently disconnected as I have no need. I've put a shipping container in for storage and I need to light it up. The container...
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