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06-22-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By CasualJoe

It's entirely possible you may have a bad...

It's entirely possible you may have a bad breaker, but it's also possible there is a problem between the breaker and the washer receptacle. I would disconnect the load wire from the breaker and then...
06-22-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By CasualJoe

I understand that completely, but although very...

I understand that completely, but although very similar, Canadian codes and the NEC are not always the same. When the NEC calls for outlets to be AFCI protected it includes 120 volt powered smoke...
Forum: Water Heaters
06-22-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By CasualJoe

I'd contact Bradford-White. ...

I'd contact Bradford-White.


https://www.bradfordwhite.com/bwc_forms/contact-us-technical-support
06-22-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By CasualJoe

In some cases, smoke detector circuits must be...

In some cases, smoke detector circuits must be AFCI protected. Bedroom smoke detectors is a good example.
06-19-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By CasualJoe

A plug is a male wiring device with prongs such...

A plug is a male wiring device with prongs such as a cord cap and is made to be inserted into a receptacle. What you are describing are receptacles and not plugs.




The typical required...
06-19-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By CasualJoe

You haven't made it clear whether your house has...

You haven't made it clear whether your house has an old 2-wire 120 volt service or 3-wire 120/240 volt service. When you say you have an old 2-wire system is this the service to the house or the...
06-18-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By CasualJoe

That dryer receptacle doesn't have a ground pin,...

That dryer receptacle doesn't have a ground pin, just two hots and one neutral. If this is just a 240 volt circuit there is no neutral in the circuit, just two hots and probably one ground. You...
06-15-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By CasualJoe

I agree with the maintenance, it's vital. This...

I agree with the maintenance, it's vital. This house has been in my family for 94 years and I just couldn't part with it so I have been renting it. I spent a lot of time going through the cleaning...
06-15-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Posted By CasualJoe

As the degrees in the bends and elbows add up, so...

As the degrees in the bends and elbows add up, so does the difficulty pulling the wire past those bends. Even when just close to 360, the pull can be nearly impossible to make. As pcboss has...
06-15-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By CasualJoe

I am dealing with a similar issue right now, but...

I am dealing with a similar issue right now, but in a rental. I am just guessing the Trion electronic air cleaner hasn't been working for 3 to 5 years. I can tell a noticeable difference in air...
06-12-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By CasualJoe

The You Tube video is definitely wrong! At the...

The You Tube video is definitely wrong! At the end of the video the guy was even showing a 50 amp rated receptacle and plug as a dryer receptacle and plug. As far back as I can remember dryers...
06-12-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By CasualJoe

This is an important point. That being said, I...

This is an important point. That being said, I have seen more than just a few built-in ranges meant to be hardwired spec'd as 240 volt, but the whip contained 4 wires; 1 Black, 1 Red, 1 White and 1...
06-12-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By CasualJoe

Actually, MCA means Minimum Circuit Ampacity. An...

Actually, MCA means Minimum Circuit Ampacity. An MCA of 28 amps means the circuit must be rated at minimum for 28 amps. The next largest circuit would be 30 amps so #10 wire would be used for the...
06-06-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By CasualJoe

That dryer should be on a 30 amp circuit; not a...

That dryer should be on a 30 amp circuit; not a 40 and not a 20.
06-06-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By CasualJoe

Correct! All three phase conductors are the same...

Correct! All three phase conductors are the same size and the 4th conductor is a reduced neutral generally black with a yellow stripe. None of the conductors has green markings for a ground. ...
06-04-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By CasualJoe

Circuit breakers can trip for a few reasons, but...

Circuit breakers can trip for a few reasons, but the most common are for overloads and direct shorts. A bad breaker may trip prematurely too.
06-04-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By CasualJoe

You are probably aware, but in case you are not...

You are probably aware, but in case you are not you will need more conduits. You'll are going to need 120 volts at the generator for both a battery charger and block heater and a GFCI protected 120...
06-04-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By CasualJoe

Appears the OP was just another "One Hit...

Appears the OP was just another "One Hit Wonder".
06-04-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By CasualJoe

Sounds to me like Siemens had the breakers UL...

Sounds to me like Siemens had the breakers UL Listed for interchangeability in preparation for killing the Murray brand.
05-30-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By CasualJoe

Maybe not by your local AHJ, but by the NEC it...

Maybe not by your local AHJ, but by the NEC it most certainly needs to be GFCI protected.
05-30-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By CasualJoe

In the past the Siemens and Murray breakers were...

In the past the Siemens and Murray breakers were not UL Listed for use in each other's panels so I am wondering what Siemens is planning on doing in the future for replacement breakers in all the...
05-30-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 987
Posted By CasualJoe

I used to see them done that way manyyyy years...

I used to see them done that way manyyyy years ago, but around here for the last 30 years the wiring had to be in conduit. Preferable individual conductors, but NM cable is Ok.
05-30-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By CasualJoe

I agree, replace the outlet and repair or extend...

I agree, replace the outlet and repair or extend the wire eliminating the burnt portion. Before connecting to the new outlet I would also try resetting the GFCI breaker to make sure it isn't still...
05-29-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By CasualJoe

But, is your store in Singapore?

But, is your store in Singapore?
05-29-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By CasualJoe

Or use a PVC coupling glued onto the PVC conduit...

Or use a PVC coupling glued onto the PVC conduit and the flexible conduit will glue into the coupling. Yes, it is UL Listed for this.
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