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04-26-20, 09:32 AM
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Posted By SteveB'tell

20A duplex receptacle

Hello,
I am installing electric in an addition, and have got a question I can't find an answer to in the books I have and searching online. The instructions on the box of receptacles I bought seem...
01-04-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By SteveB'tell

Thank you for clarifying that. The overcurrent...

Thank you for clarifying that. The overcurrent device in the box at the meter cuts power to the entire subpanel - I assume that is termed the 'main breaker'?

I replaced the subpanel in the house...
01-03-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By SteveB'tell

Subpanel definition

Hello, looking for some interpretation of definitions before I call the inspector for my inspection. He told me I needed to separate the neutral and grounds. After looking into everything, I think...
12-17-17, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By SteveB'tell

Okay, thank you. So the outlets for the garage...

Okay, thank you. So the outlets for the garage door openers can just be normal 20A outlets, the circuit is breaker-ed by a GFI breaker.
12-17-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By SteveB'tell

GFCI Breaker and Outlet

Hello, looking for some help/clarification using terminology I don't have to look up or interpret ... if I have a GFCI breaker as the circuit breaker for a circuit (it's for the garage lights,...
07-17-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By SteveB'tell

Thank you for the help. I picked up a 42 cu in...

Thank you for the help. I picked up a 42 cu in 2-gang box by Slater, sold as a range/dryer box, to go along with the flush-mount receptacle.
06-24-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By SteveB'tell

Dryer receptacles

After reading a bunch of threads and not finding an answer, does anyone have a simple answer for this?: What is the difference between the flush mount and surface mount electric dryer receptacles? I...
06-24-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,587
Posted By SteveB'tell

Wiring Diagrams

Not sure if these will help your situation. It sounds exactly like a lighting circuit I have in our addition right now. Switch bottom of stairs, light bottom of stairs, ...etc. I wired it as two...
06-24-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,871
Posted By SteveB'tell

Thanks for some tips and information. That...

Thanks for some tips and information. That neutral wire rule is kind of a bummer. When I started this addition, a porch entry-way was the first area to be inspected, and the electrical inspector...
06-18-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,871
Posted By SteveB'tell

switch loops vs. power-switch-light

I am wondering what experts do when a box is reaching full wire capacity (I dread trying to shove 14 wires into a 3-gang box), and the box has 3- and 4- way switches. Is it easier to power the...
06-07-15, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By SteveB'tell

Thank you for the quick replies. The picture I...

Thank you for the quick replies. The picture I am trying to show has both of those recept in a double box, not sure if it is extra deep. So a supply romex cable coming in, spiced to two other...
06-07-15, 02:38 PM
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Views: 1,619
Posted By SteveB'tell

51708 Thank you for the information So...

51708

Thank you for the information

So if this image I tried to attach is readable, does this type of splicing effectively take the place of a junction box? Are junction boxes a required thing...
06-04-15, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By SteveB'tell

Ganged Outlets

I have searched many posts here and a lot of websites trying to get an answer to a couple of things, but information seems outdated on many websites, so hopefully someone can shed some light on this:...
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