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11-20-16, 09:43 PM
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Posted By tinoM

Thanks PJ. I live here in Juneau Alaska. This...

Thanks PJ. I live here in Juneau Alaska. This monitor has been running good for a while until I have to change the burner mat as it was almost gone. After restarting it, it fires but will not...
11-20-16, 09:46 AM
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Posted By tinoM

Problem with Monitor 441 kero heater

I tried fixing my kerosene monitor heater as it fires but the flame with not continue just before the recirculating fan kicks in. I tried also checking all possibilities of the cause of the problem...
03-01-12, 12:29 PM
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Views: 7,478
Posted By tinoM

Thanks everyone. Finally the city inspector...

Thanks everyone. Finally the city inspector approved the installation and the POCO already connected power to it without problem. As an additional info, I did use XHHW wire from the weatherhead to...
02-27-12, 12:08 AM
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Posted By tinoM

Thanks ray for your reply. I understand that it...

Thanks ray for your reply. I understand that it has been discussed in some of the threads here about stripping cables of its outside cover is not recommended. I was able to install/pull the cable...
02-24-12, 08:45 AM
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Posted By tinoM

Thank you for your reply. The POCO requires it....

Thank you for your reply. The POCO requires it. They accept 1-1/4" PVC but since I have a spare 1-1/2" EMT I'm using it for this purpose. I haven't asked poco if stripping this cable on this portion...
02-22-12, 10:51 PM
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Posted By tinoM

Hi everyone, I posted this querry here as it...

Hi everyone,
I posted this querry here as it related to this thread. I am pulling a SER AWG 2/3 AL from the crawl space going out to the meter box outside. From the wall where the cable comes out it...
01-14-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By tinoM

In my experience on household loads where you...

In my experience on household loads where you plug in something on the same circuit especially motors, you will notice a slight flicker or drop in voltage but not 10%. I would suggest if you have...
01-13-12, 07:36 PM
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Views: 1,406
Posted By tinoM

Welcome to the forum. When I was working in...

Welcome to the forum. When I was working in Indonesia, this is a common problem on mostly houses there. The reason behind which maybe applicable in your situation is the amount of electrical power...
01-10-12, 09:45 PM
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Views: 7,478
Posted By tinoM

Thanks again everyone. Sorry I missed that one,...

Thanks again everyone. Sorry I missed that one, two hots +N. I will check again with the power company since they gave me a brochure and it says 2" Rigid conduit required on the service drop.
Since...
01-09-12, 09:34 PM
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Views: 7,478
Posted By tinoM

Thanks everyone. I found today that the Big...

Thanks everyone. I found today that the Big orange store have in stock SER cable #2/3+G AWG Alum. I still have to check an electrical store here if they have SER in copper. The sub-panel is protected...
01-09-12, 11:34 AM
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Views: 7,478
Posted By tinoM

Thanks for your quick replies. pcboss you mean...

Thanks for your quick replies.
pcboss you mean I cannot use NM cables from the meter box to the sub-panel? If so, I have to use SE type? Please clarify. Casual Joe, I did find a copy of the NEC...
01-08-12, 02:47 PM
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Posted By tinoM

Sorry for my incomplete info. The wire in...

Sorry for my incomplete info. The wire in question is the feeder wire from a new meter box with a 100A circuit breaker only and the Sub-panel is located inside the house protected also with a 100A...
01-07-12, 12:08 AM
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Views: 7,478
Posted By tinoM

Feeder Wire size

Hi everyone! I hope someone can give me a quick reply if I am safe to use 4/3 AWG + G copper for a Feeder Line from the 100A meter box to the Sub-Panel inside the house. The length is about 50 ft...
01-05-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By tinoM

Bathroom wiring

Thanks for your replies. In this case, I have to run a separate circuit intended solely for the Fan-Light-Heater on AFCI breaker. The built-in heater is about 1200w.

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01-05-12, 04:11 PM
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Posted By tinoM

Thanks everyone. I think it clarifies my doubts. ...

Thanks everyone. I think it clarifies my doubts.
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01-04-12, 11:02 PM
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Posted By tinoM

Bathroom Wiring

I have an upcoming project of adding a small bathroom. It is acceptable that the power to the Exhaust Fan-Light-Heater will be supplied from the 20A GFCI circuit? I understand that this is allowed by...
01-04-12, 10:48 PM
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Posted By tinoM

Question about 15A and 20A receptacles

Hi everyone! I just need some clarification about the usage of these receptacles. I have encountered most house electrical installation here in Juneau that in a typical living/dining rooms, the...
01-03-12, 03:23 PM
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Views: 3,116
Posted By tinoM

Thank you all for your replies. pcboss, I tried...

Thank you all for your replies. pcboss, I tried to look at the NFPA website if the 2008 NEC is still available free but can't find it. It will be a big help if I can have a copy for my quick...
12-21-11, 11:09 PM
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Posted By tinoM

I think there is no problem wiring three way and...

I think there is no problem wiring three way and one way switches in the same circuit. In your diagram, I would presume that the hot wire(source) is the black wire(12/2) connected to the red...
12-21-11, 09:55 PM
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Views: 3,116
Posted By tinoM

Thanks for your reply guys. I was able to visit...

Thanks for your reply guys. I was able to visit the local library here in Juneau and fortunately they have a copy of the NEC 2008. At least I can visit the library and copy some sections that I need...
12-20-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,116
Posted By tinoM

Thanks everyone. The info you have given will be...

Thanks everyone. The info you have given will be of big help to me. I will just check with the city inspectors if they need more new requirements before I finalize the installation. I understand they...
12-19-11, 09:25 PM
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Views: 3,116
Posted By tinoM

Kitchen Electrical Requirement based on 2008 NEC or the latest code

Hi everyone,
I have a small kitchen project coming up very soon and I don't have any idea of the latest 2008 code. Some updates on the new requirement with the latest code will be highly...
10-27-10, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,487
Posted By tinoM

Thank you all for your reply. I'll try to do it...

Thank you all for your reply. I'll try to do it next week when I come from an assignment. I will let you know later.
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10-27-10, 12:19 AM
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Views: 7,487
Posted By tinoM

pcboss & wirenut, thank you for your reply. I...

pcboss & wirenut, thank you for your reply. I tried fitting the bracket with the breaker installed and it fits well at the rail side of the breaker but my concern still is how to attach the bracket...
10-26-10, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,487
Posted By tinoM

Ciircuit Breaker Retaining Kit

I am in a process of installing a sub panel, a Square-D, QO series, 100Amps capacity but I am just utilizing it for a 50A load. I am installing a 50A, 2pole circuit breaker as a main breaker (back...
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