Search: Posts Made By: greghamilton
Showing results 1 to 25 of 34
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By greghamilton

Pouring Concrete Slab For Porch

Hello, we are considering installing a concrete foundation for a new porch. We are thinking about going with 16' x 20' or something like that. We have an existing patio foundation that I figured we...
05-04-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By greghamilton

Yeah, I hear you on the control valve. I might...

Yeah, I hear you on the control valve. I might want to take another look at that. I was going to connect the control valve's male fittings to the male fittings I am going to solder onto the copper...
05-02-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By greghamilton

I'm going to use pex to Copper drop eared...

I'm going to use pex to Copper drop eared stub-out attached to stud or cross member and then I think I will solder 1/2" male copper fittings to the 3 ports for the bottom of the control valve and the...
04-29-17, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By greghamilton

The roughed in piping in the wall will be 1/2"...

The roughed in piping in the wall will be 1/2" female pipe thread. The fittings on the back of the control valve will be the same 1/2" female pipe thread. Without being able to reach my hand over...
04-25-17, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By greghamilton

Yes, but how would I connect the female pipe...

Yes, but how would I connect the female pipe thread plastic fittings on the back of the control valve to the roughed in piping behind the wall?
04-23-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By greghamilton

Installing New Shower Including Rough In For Control Valve

I am planning on installing a new shower in our cabin bathroom. It is a very cheap kind of shower, but it will do for a cabin. It is a Durastall Model 68 shower and looks like it is a Phoenix...
01-12-17, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

Alright, good deal, thanks.

Alright, good deal, thanks.
01-12-17, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

Okay, thanks. What about THWN-2, just running 3...

Okay, thanks. What about THWN-2, just running 3 strands of #2 and one strand of #6, all copper through the conduit underground, would that work?
01-11-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By greghamilton

Pretty interesting. Hence, the previous...

Pretty interesting. Hence, the previous discussion about balancing the load, right?
01-11-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By greghamilton

Okay, good deal, thanks. What is up with the...

Okay, good deal, thanks.

What is up with the 2-2-4-6 MHF and the reduced size for the neutral?
01-11-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By greghamilton

Question Is it ok to use oversized wire for service entrance

If you calculate that you need #2 copper service entrance wire for a 100A drop less than 70' long that is buried in the ground 18" in Schedule 80 conduit, would it be okay to use 1/0 instead? I know...
01-10-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

Okay, good deal, thanks, I appreciate it.

Okay, good deal, thanks, I appreciate it.
01-10-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

Thank you Tolyn for the clarification and more...

Thank you Tolyn for the clarification and more details about the voltage drops.

Looking at the link below is in line with what you are saying for both copper and aluminum in the example that you...
01-10-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

Okay, thanks. I fogot about that. I see it now....

Okay, thanks. I fogot about that. I see it now. 240V.

Southland doesn't seem to have any MHF that I can find, but the place below has lots of it. thanks.
...
01-10-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

If I am looking at it right, SER can be used for...

If I am looking at it right, SER can be used for wet applications. It never comes out and says it can be buried underground, but it says it can be used for wet applications. I looked up a lot of...
01-09-17, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

Ok, sounds good, thanks. There won't be any...

Ok, sounds good, thanks.

There won't be any codes I don't think since this will be out in the county about 10 miles from town, of course, still want to do it right and safe.

The water heater...
01-08-17, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

The distance from the 200A service disconnect at...

The distance from the 200A service disconnect at the utility pole to the cabin is 26', but after you factor in the trench and accounting for the fact that the cabin is elevated 5' on 10" x 10" posts...
01-08-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

The 660' (1/8 mile) is what the electric company...

The 660' (1/8 mile) is what the electric company is going to be installing with their poles and wire. They will connect to my utility pole/meter/200A disconnect. I will hopefully run from the...
01-08-17, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

Thanks. This is a cabin about 10 miles from...

Thanks. This is a cabin about 10 miles from town. There will not be any building departments or local regulations, although I still want to do it right and safe.
01-08-17, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

Sorry ahead of time for the long post. My...

Sorry ahead of time for the long post.

My cabin is only 15 x 15 so for cooling and heat I usually figure 250 sq. ft although really only 225. I looked at the load calculation spreadsheet that you...
01-07-17, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,260
Posted By greghamilton

Running electric from utility pole to cabin and bathroom

Hello,

I was hoping to get some help in figuring out size of breaker box for cabin. We are in the process of having electrical ran to our cabin which will be 3 or 4 poles over about 1/8 mile to...
04-26-16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,012
Posted By greghamilton

Thanks for the feedback PJMax. I get you on the...

Thanks for the feedback PJMax. I get you on the higher cost of improved efficiency systems.

I paid an $80 service call to a local A/C repair and install company. They are going to order a new...
04-26-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,012
Posted By greghamilton

I installed the new 2-speed condenser fan motor...

I installed the new 2-speed condenser fan motor like this: black to normally closed of K4 on DFC, red wire to normally open of K4 on DFC, white wire to common connection or middle connection of...
04-25-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,012
Posted By greghamilton

Okay, thank you very much!

Okay, thank you very much!
04-25-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,012
Posted By greghamilton

Thanks. That makes sense substituting the white...

Thanks. That makes sense substituting the white wire on the new motor for the purple wire of what is in the schematics. Although, currently I have a capacitor just hanging in the electrical...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 34
 


 
Forum Jump