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09-20-22, 06:12 PM
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Posted By lambition

Utilizing recessed light works as well. Since...

Utilizing recessed light works as well. Since recessed light can be removed for service, you can install junction box near recessed light or if junction box comes with recessed light is large enough,...
09-20-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By lambition

With hardwired installation, you are allowed to...

With hardwired installation, you are allowed to use next size up breaker if required breaker is non-standard size.
Installing 15A breaker with 14AWG cable will be ok.

I could install fused...
09-19-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By lambition

It is possible to rebuild battery pack, but...

It is possible to rebuild battery pack, but usually it is not worth it. Good quality cells costs just as much as new battery. On top of that, you will need to purchase or make spot welder and tin...
09-19-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By lambition

Electric baseboard heater is very simple device. ...

Electric baseboard heater is very simple device.
Multimeter is needed to accurately test parts, but if you don't have one here are some tests you can do.

1. Try turning breaker off and back on....
09-11-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By lambition

You have single phase motor, so phase converter...

You have single phase motor, so phase converter is not needed and you will not be gaining anything.
The plug you have is probably used to connect to existing 3 phase receptacle. You just have to...
09-09-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By lambition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPiYA7ZeLuA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPiYA7ZeLuA

This is what you are doing, but doesn't work. Right?
Maybe top portion of touch screen is not working, not allowing you to fully swipe up?

I suggest...
09-09-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By lambition

Your oven issue is completely unrelated to...

Your oven issue is completely unrelated to cooktop. They are (at least supposed to be) wired in different circuits.

Is touch screen not working at all or just not exiting control lock mode?
Try...
09-09-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 543
Posted By lambition

Breaker type doesn't show if it is CTL or...

Breaker type doesn't show if it is CTL or non-CTL.
One of ITE breakers you have is quadplex breaker with inner 2 single poles and outer 2, 2-poles. Eaton Type BR Quad comes with inner 2 2 pole and...
09-09-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 543
Posted By lambition

Drawing on the panel shows tandem breakers can be...

Drawing on the panel shows tandem breakers can be used in all locations. So, you can gain plenty of extra spaces by replacing some with tandem breakers.
Not sure your panel is CTL or non-CTL. If you...
09-09-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By lambition

FYI. Your new cooktop is actually 240V only. So,...

FYI. Your new cooktop is actually 240V only. So, it won't be using ground as neutral.
White wire is supposed to be marked black, red or blue to show it is used as hot, but I never seen that actually...
09-06-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By lambition

https://www.acehardware.com/departments/lighting-a...

https://www.acehardware.com/departments/lighting-and-electrical/switches-outlets-and-plugs/wall-plates/3006873
https://www.amazon.com/Rocker-Switch-Protects-Circuits-Accidentally/dp/B07K1LXQ2N
...
09-06-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 452
Posted By lambition

Just parts are harder to get, but whole new load...

Just parts are harder to get, but whole new load center is easy to get and very cheap.
Load center with same internal has been identified by PJmax.
09-05-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 336
Posted By lambition

That is UF cable, so you can fix with UF splice...

That is UF cable, so you can fix with UF splice kit. Basically splicer with adhesive lined heat shrink tubing.
...
09-04-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 452
Posted By lambition

If this wire is in fact a jumper wire connected...

If this wire is in fact a jumper wire connected between to bus bars and you choose to replace bus bar, you can just get a short length of larger wire.

A picture showing entire panel will be...
09-03-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 452
Posted By lambition

If exact same load center is still available...

If exact same load center is still available (which probably is) you can replace just guts inside and that will be the easiest way.

Looking at the picture, wire in the lug appears to be just a...
08-27-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By lambition

It is always insulated. Degraded insulation...

It is always insulated. Degraded insulation should be taken care of immediately by the power company.
There may be degraded uninsulated wires on the pole, but never on wires feeding to a house....
08-26-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By lambition

Feeds to the house is exact same voltage as those...

Feeds to the house is exact same voltage as those low voltage lines. 240V split phase. You get 120V by connecting one of 240V line and neutral.
With this voltage, you will not get any arcing unless...
08-24-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By lambition

Those are 240V low voltage lines, It is generally...

Those are 240V low voltage lines, It is generally safe to work near it, but you must take care not to damage the line. It will be safe as long as insulation is not damaged and you don't hit it hard...
08-17-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By lambition

It is not a bad idea to run low voltage cables in...

It is not a bad idea to run low voltage cables in conduit, but it is not required.
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By lambition

Yes, but not as good as clamp style NM...

Yes, but not as good as clamp style NM connectors. Cable can pull out if it is pulled hard. Make sure the cable is secured to the wall or ceiling. Don't rely on connectors for support.



No. All...
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By lambition

There is UF Cable connector, which has rubber...

There is UF Cable connector, which has rubber grommet that tightens to make water tight connection.
...
07-29-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 615
Posted By lambition

Don't think XSleeper...

Don't think XSleeper (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/members/122183-xsleeper)'s idea will work as counter top is already installed.

Another option would be using endoscope. Push endoscope in...
07-10-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By lambition

If your basement will remain unfinished, not...

If your basement will remain unfinished, not having neutral wire in new location should be acceptable per code exception since it can be pulled later.

If you don't have 14-3 and not willing to...
07-10-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By lambition

Possible, but you will need some knowledge of how...

Possible, but you will need some knowledge of how motor works and may need ability to reverse engineer control circuit. Wire color coding is not always the same. When I modified mine, wire colors did...
06-30-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By lambition

Is this particular AC any louder or vibrates more...

Is this particular AC any louder or vibrates more than other units?
Best route would be replacing with a modern, more quiet AC, but unless you are paying for this, neighbor probably won't be willing...
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