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OK, I am in Texas USA my lon....

OK,
I am in Texas USA my lon. -100.21515779999998
lat. 35.1773052

Yes I have internet, I do not care for streaming. Just want to use the free...
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Posted By Benthere

I would like to get all channels that is possible...

I would like to get all channels that is possible in my area , within reason, but there is only 2 in the house hold, no kids we are over 60 yrs old. I know some about antennas , I know a lot about...
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Posted By Benthere

OTA antenna set up??

I want to do away with my cable bill and satellite bill. I have at the moment a china made UHF antenna that is roof mounted at about 25 feet and it on good days picks up less than 20 channels ,...
02-02-19, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Benthere

Yes,, I keep extra bars as I have had to add...

Yes,, I keep extra bars as I have had to add them.
thank you
02-02-19, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Benthere

Thank you PCBoss, those are some great...

Thank you PCBoss, those are some great illustrations, I appreciate that, I copied and stored them for all my future reference. When you do not do this day in and day out you forget, and this is...
02-02-19, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Benthere

OK , understood, then I would have to run an...

OK , understood, then I would have to run an insulated ground ( for underground use) thru the conduit of 3 insulated conductors also to connect both panels together even though the same bar on each...
02-02-19, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Benthere

Yes, ELMINATING the bare Ground being used...

Yes, ELMINATING the bare Ground being used underground in a conduit of correct size for burial , but by substituting the bare neutral , replacing it with another conductor to the package the same as...
02-01-19, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Benthere

This is a description of the wire, it is a...

This is a description of the wire, it is a tripex #2 AWG AL with insulation XLPE
this is the link to specs

https://html5.dcatalog.com/?docid=3bed1d07-d94d-4cde-acad-a77b01535744&page=24
...
02-01-19, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Benthere

Eaton is the brand, as I have a couple case lots...

Eaton is the brand, as I have a couple case lots if new BR type breakers. Not sure if I have a 75, but I may have? if not a 90?
Ray I not sure I follow your post, do you mean ,NOT to use the #2...
02-01-19, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Benthere

written on the conductors is General Cable ...

written on the conductors is
General Cable PowrServ (R) WP June 18 2018 3:08:34 #2 AWG AL XLPE 600V 90C
02-01-19, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Benthere

I can buy 1.5" PVC I am pretty sure here, but...

I can buy 1.5" PVC I am pretty sure here, but will look at the wire more closely and advise if there is any writing on it
Thanks
02-01-19, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Benthere

Yes, it is new service drop wire that the local...

Yes, it is new service drop wire that the local utility uses here for residential drops.
Its is new off the spool, I usually use white shrink sleeve on ends and every few feet in between.

It...
02-01-19, 04:50 AM
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Posted By Benthere

Thanks Ray, the 3 conductors ,and a single...

Thanks Ray, the 3 conductors ,and a single stranded bare are all #2 Aluminum. None are in a sheath, I think the guy I bought it from stated it was called Triple AC ? and I need to add a #6 as a...
01-31-19, 08:01 PM
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Posted By Benthere

Now that you bring it up, the shops are only...

Now that you bring it up, the shops are only connected by a piece of 1" rigid conduit of about 3'. nothing else touches the two shops, they are about 3 feet apart.
So I need another length of #2...
01-31-19, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Benthere

No, nothing underground , only on ceiling if shop...

No, nothing underground , only on ceiling if shop #1 into ceiling of shop #2.
Using #2 ga. aluminum with 2 insulated conductors and one bare neutral.
The copper ground will NOT be sleeved in the...
01-31-19, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Benthere

#2ga Aluminum in PVC?

I am replacing a small subpanel in a outbuilding with a 100amp Eaton and using #2 aluminum , 2 conductor and 1 neutral bare.
The run is about 25-30 feet may I run the 2 wires in a PVC conduit so...
05-19-17, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Benthere

Got the 1-1/2 and 10gag THWN this morning. I am...

Got the 1-1/2 and 10gag THWN this morning. I am moving the double breaker to the service as I have lots more room in the service and there is limited space in the sub, so it was easy enough to move...
05-19-17, 05:09 AM
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Posted By Benthere

Will heed advise and get the larger conduit and...

Will heed advise and get the larger conduit and use the THWN and get rid of romex, but think I will use 3 THWN , really do not want to use the #8 one as its ground for sub.
thanks
05-18-17, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Benthere

You are correct Ray they are conductors, not...

You are correct Ray they are conductors, not cable.
The reason I used the 10ga romex is that I had it on hand.
Even though it is outside it technically isn't.
Its under a covered patio that...
05-18-17, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Benthere

Cable bundled into Cantex PVC conduit?

Am installing a new subpanel , a short run from the service entrance ( approx. 12 feet) thru one wall , outdoor service to indoor sub.
Using 1 1/4" PVC with turns on it.
Can I bundle my cables ...
05-26-16, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Benthere

Not installed a yet, still gathering parts. We...

Not installed a yet, still gathering parts.
We have covered the water pipes/ground rods, they are in place properly.
last detail I need is the boding/grounding of the meter panel to the main thru...
05-25-16, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Benthere

Ok, I understand. Let me see if I have this...

Ok, I understand.
Let me see if I have this right.
My meter box will have to be bonded to my main panel thru the use of a insulated grounding bushing used on each side because of my used of a...
05-24-16, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Benthere

Thank you Ray, yes it is the main panel, it is...

Thank you Ray, yes it is the main panel, it is the 3 wire panel and my sub is a 4 wire.
So I can connect to the n/g bar.
thank you, I had not heard that tern used before.
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05-24-16, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Benthere

Ray , I know I am missing this somehow? B.

Ray , I know I am missing this somehow?
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05-24-16, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Benthere

Ok , if I use 2 insulated grounding bushings to...

Ok , if I use 2 insulated grounding bushings to attach my ridged offset from the meter service to the new main breaker panel.
Do I add a short ground bar to the service panel to attach the...
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