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10-29-08, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Smile I thought I had to size it to the OCPD or the...

I thought I had to size it to the OCPD or the main disconnect in this case, 2/0 is even easier.
I guess I'll take a gander at the bending radius or pulling force I need to get it in the tube and...
10-29-08, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Can't hole saw and nipple them together, the...

Can't hole saw and nipple them together, the combo panel is set flat to the sheathing and the siding and 2x4 trim cover almost half the depth of that cabinet.

There is plenty of space on the...
10-28-08, 11:33 PM
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

200 A feed through to transfer Sw.

I need to go from my 200A feed through lugs into a 200A auto transfer sw.
Is there a NM cable that is 3-3-3-4 ?, or do I need to tube it and use 3/0 THHN. The cabinets are less than 36" apart but I...
02-28-08, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Smile yep the 240 is for the motor and heater controler...

yep the 240 is for the motor and heater controler and the 120V 15A gfi right next to this one is for the blower only. Probably to much load to run all the bells and whistles on one circuit.
It's a...
02-28-08, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

The plug can go either voltage but i get it now...

The plug can go either voltage but i get it now as far as the termination.
I just always thought the gfci needed the neut. isolated to work.
Thanks All
02-28-08, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

The tub has a 240V 3 prong pigtail and I...

The tub has a 240V 3 prong pigtail and I purchased the same style plug for it to plug into. 3 prong 240V 20A rated spec. grade, the usual style with one vertial and one horizotal blade with the...
02-27-08, 09:06 PM
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

240V gfci outlet

I'm confused. I stabbed a 2 pole 20A gfci into a sub panel and ran 12-3 to the jacuzzi tub, ok so far.
My confusion is at the device box, should I use the neut. or the ground for the plug ground...
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

There are a couple styles of adjustable flange...

There are a couple styles of adjustable flange seals out now, most if not all use a large O ring that allows the top half of the seal to move up and down by rolling the O ring up and down inside the...
11-17-07, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Thats pretty much what I was trying to say about...

Thats pretty much what I was trying to say about the multi wire, just not so good at conveying the message.

I dont like to have both [ LEGS ] in the same device box unless its supposed to have...
11-16-07, 08:18 AM
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Views: 1,291
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

This is what happens when one tries to retire and...

This is what happens when one tries to retire and codes change. Youngsters will never know how easy it used to be.
:confused:
As far as multi wire I always thought that was basically when someone...
11-15-07, 08:06 PM
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Views: 1,291
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

multi wire afci

So do the multiwire afci's allow two circuits the a & b phase to share the same neutrals ?
11-15-07, 05:33 PM
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Views: 1,291
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

That just ruined my day. So now I gota break...

That just ruined my day.
So now I gota break out all those circuits and isolate the neut's to make the damn thing work.
God If I had only looked at how the AFCI was wired first before tying it...
11-15-07, 05:16 PM
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Views: 1,291
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Unhappy Afci

[ So are you saying the whole damn bedroom is supposed to be AFCI protected along with the walkin closets ? ] This is a huge bedroom with 2 Lt. circuits and 3 Rec. circuits not counting the walkin's...
11-15-07, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Question arc fault headache

I know arc faults are req. in bedroom recepticals now, but what about large walk in closets attached to that bedroom.

What if I just happen to use one of the receptical circuits to feed a sw. pair...
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Unhappy So would it be better to use some pipe insulation...

So would it be better to use some pipe insulation to create an air gap betwen the two cables ?? and leave off the foil since its not grounded
I still have a week before rocking the walls
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Views: 954
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Question Improvised Shielding

I have a couple places where I had to pass my structured wiring bundle past the 120V wall wiring at 90 degrees, I know this is the best way to reduce inductance.
Then I used some 4" wide foil tape...
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

120V smoke detectors

Can someone tell me how the common wire on the 120V smoke alarms communicates with other alarms ?
Is it a high voltage common or extra nutral thats NO or NC ???
NEC or NFPA must have a simple...
08-07-07, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Wink Thanks for the link, I'll use it plenty

Thanks for the link, I'll use it plenty
08-07-07, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

residential SW grounding

Is grounding now required for plastic box residential toggle switches ?
I dont have my nec anymore, lost it in the fire and it was old anyway or I would read up on it.
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Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Smile Yes I bought a spool of phone but its sealed so...

Yes I bought a spool of phone but its sealed so it can go back.

Looks like just doubling up on the cat5, coax and a single run of #14 zip should be enough.
I'll use flex "smurf" tube to get...
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Views: 2,392
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Question what is cat 6

can someone tell me what cat 6e vs. cat 5e ?
Im getting ready to pull the structured for the new house.
I bought boxes of quad RG6, cat5e, #14 zip for speakers and good old 22-4 phone.
planning...
06-10-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,175
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Thumbs up PigTail's

While your at it if any of those down stream or protected outlets are back stabbed you should consider doing a pigtail on each one and screwing the pigtail down under the side screws of each device...
06-10-07, 03:09 PM
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Views: 1,303
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Talking Thanks all Thats pretty much what I...

Thanks all

Thats pretty much what I remember, just want to have the chicken by the neck when the inspector shows up.

Someone once told me the width of the panel door on each side makes the...
06-07-07, 09:02 PM
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Views: 1,303
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

is it a Closet or utility room

I want to put a sub panel in a pantry/ storage room. The room is 7'x 5'9" or 40 sf. floor area.
I remember there's gota be 36" in front of the panel but there was a closet rule I cant remember the...
05-29-07, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Robertakelseyjr

Beware the inspector

I have done a couple jobs wherein once the K&T receptical or switch was removed from the device box to facilitate drywall or other work the inspector would not sigh off without the replacement of the...
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