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09-21-12, 02:06 PM
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Posted By fiosguy

12/2 because i was dumb, and now I need to go to...

12/2 because i was dumb, and now I need to go to lowes and swap it out for 14/2 :) I learned so much off this site I wish I was here before my trip to lowes.
Another question if you don't mind: If I...
09-20-12, 06:57 PM
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Posted By fiosguy

Sweet thanks PCboss, going to try it on Saturday....

Sweet thanks PCboss, going to try it on Saturday. I cannot tell you how nervous I am about this, I don't want to blow my house up!
09-19-12, 07:31 PM
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Posted By fiosguy

Question Ok, so I think I can do this: I am going to...

Ok, so I think I can do this:

I am going to remove one black wire.
I am going to run wire, 12/2, and strip it so the new wire has black, white and bare.
I am going to pigtail black to black,...
09-19-12, 05:18 PM
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Posted By fiosguy

Ok, so I cannot figure out the model number. But...

Ok, so I cannot figure out the model number. But here is what I know, and only saying this to add info, in no way debating what you said as I am admittedly CLUELESS on this. And very appreciative of...
09-19-12, 04:34 PM
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Posted By fiosguy

And you said to never attach the white and ground...

And you said to never attach the white and ground to the same plug, you mean like this pic below? OMG man every single one in my breaker box is like that!
09-19-12, 04:29 PM
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Posted By fiosguy

Ok so from what you said, I am gathering this pic...

Ok so from what you said, I am gathering this pic is what you mean. Two different circuits, pigtailed (do you mean like a wire nut?) and inserted. Ya? (Black is black, purple is white, red is ground)
09-19-12, 02:16 PM
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Posted By fiosguy

Wow thanks Mitch yeah, I am chillin'. Not going...

Wow thanks Mitch yeah, I am chillin'. Not going to do something without guidance, I have a good idea of what I need to do here but I am nervous I am going to screw it up.
If I throw that black in...
09-19-12, 01:52 PM
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Posted By fiosguy

well that is what he said he just did, was that...

well that is what he said he just did, was that wrong?
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Posted By fiosguy

Curious, are you trying to build a carputer? This...

Curious, are you trying to build a carputer? This setup sounds familiar...
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Posted By fiosguy

Windows 7 is light years better than Vista, and...

Windows 7 is light years better than Vista, and designed to work with minimum specs. Going from vista to windows 7 will not increase the load on your operating system, it will reduce it.
09-19-12, 12:04 PM
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Posted By fiosguy

Oh and as for GFCI, I am sorry but I don't even...

Oh and as for GFCI, I am sorry but I don't even know how to check that. I wish I did, Lord this stuff is complicated!
09-19-12, 11:58 AM
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Posted By fiosguy

You are absolutely right, and I do apologize for...

You are absolutely right, and I do apologize for coming across that way. I am kind of irate right now, not intended towards free advice from electricians volunteering their own time. For that, I do...
09-19-12, 10:15 AM
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Views: 3,315
Posted By fiosguy

Add a tandem breaker?

Thanks for reading, I just got ripped off by an electrician and I am determined now to do this myself.

I have 2 circuits in my box. 1 is 20A, one is 15A. The 20A powers my garage but I never use...
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