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08-27-15, 12:11 PM
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Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Thumbs up CasualJoe, Thanks for the information...

CasualJoe,

Thanks for the information regarding the use of a appropriately sized jumper from the Neutral to Ground bus bars.


I appreciated it.



Jos
08-27-15, 11:56 AM
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Views: 3,199
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Note: I removed my comment I just want Grumple to...

Note: I removed my comment I just want Grumple to read it at least once.

And he did it...


Thank you.


Jos B-)
08-26-15, 09:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,199
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

CasualJoe, Correct. My bad I forget that the...

CasualJoe,

Correct. My bad I forget that the standard Main Panels most of you use have only the Neutral bus bar by default so you just terminate the GEC in there along with the Neutrals and...
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Views: 769
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Lightbulb Milwaukee is the best of all Power/Hand Tools...

Milwaukee is the best of all Power/Hand Tools PROVED BY MYSELF!!!

I own a few Milwaukee Power Tools and I have underwent them to the most Hardcore uses, even for uses that they are not designed...
08-26-15, 05:49 PM
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Views: 3,199
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Hi Tolyn Ironhand, You are right in the...

Hi Tolyn Ironhand,

You are right in the specific context of your statement... but OP's confusion was not in that same context. He was believing that bonding both boxes could equal bonding the...
08-26-15, 05:35 PM
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Views: 3,199
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Hi CasualJoe, In my explanation I was...

Hi CasualJoe,

In my explanation I was referring regarding the bonding screw to bond the Neutral to the Enclosure in the Main Panel or Subpanel ONLY, but of course that a Grounding Electrode to...
08-25-15, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Hi ray2047, Non contact testers can give...

Hi ray2047,

Non contact testers can give false positives... well, as long they give false positives I am good with them, bad thing is if they give false negatives and you touch the wires.
...
08-25-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,125
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

chandler's idea is the best way to proceed. ...

chandler's idea is the best way to proceed.

However, because the OP is inexperienced with electrical wiring, etc. please is needed to remember him that if for any reason after the Test the...
08-25-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,199
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Hi Grumple, You wrote: "The reason I asked is...

Hi Grumple, You wrote: "The reason I asked is because I figured an metallic connection between the two panels was about the same as bonding them." I wonder how and why you figured that metallic...
05-30-15, 03:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,113
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

pcboss, you stated: . That statement is...

pcboss, you stated:

.

That statement is even more innacurate.

You should never assumed that, without presenting the actual references to compare the NEC and CEC by CSA code regulations....
05-30-15, 03:14 PM
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Views: 4,113
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Hi pcboss and Tolyn Ironhand, I'm aware that...

Hi pcboss and Tolyn Ironhand,

I'm aware that pcboss based his answers on the National Electrical Code and that Tolyn posted Code references of the NEC...

BUT... with all respect, I ask you: Are...
05-30-15, 12:02 PM
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Views: 4,113
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

JoshNZ, Are you expecting a Hurricane...

JoshNZ,



Are you expecting a Hurricane to happen in Canada??? ...

I'm living in the Caribbean I can tell you about horizontal with severe strong winds rain; but in Canada I will never...
05-30-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,113
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

pcboss Just to clarify something about...

pcboss



Just to clarify something about the angle of the rain in this case...

However... If you see the first image of the Sauna that JoshNZ uploaded, you will notice two aspects that I...
05-29-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,113
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

JoshNZ, You don't have to build a full...

JoshNZ,

You don't have to build a full length extended roof. You just have to build a small porch style mini roof over the Tstat like these:

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51285
05-29-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,113
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

JoshNZ, Why you don't simply build an...

JoshNZ,

Why you don't simply build an extended roof (porch style) to that side of the Sauna providing protection with a roof for the Tstat current installation. Also if you want you can simply...
05-27-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Lightbulb Hi npeltier, I did not born in US, but lived...

Hi npeltier,

I did not born in US, but lived several years and still own a House in the Midwest (I can see that you are from that region too); however, I am currently (just temporarily and hoping...
05-27-15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,550
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Chris-B, Furd's calculations are absolutely...

Chris-B,

Furd's calculations are absolutely correct.


Chris, I visited the Link you provided with the Voltage Drop Calculator, and maybe your mistake was that you input 20Amps on current. You...
05-27-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,550
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Chris-B, I has been the entire day debating,...

Chris-B,

I has been the entire day debating, getting myself in trouble trying to compose complex questions and statements according to what you previously stated in the last paragraph of your...
05-27-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

:Plus One: It may sounds funny and...

:Plus One:


It may sounds funny and incredible, but yes a lot of people who tend to use those testers usually forget to turn on switches that supply power to some outlets before testing them....
05-27-15, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,566
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Furd, Exactly! I do 100% agree with...

Furd,



Exactly! I do 100% agree with you. All that is what I personally do and will do in my electrical installations. Please, do not understand me wrong, I agree with you about to use a Main...
05-27-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,566
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Hi Furd, I appreciate your reply, it...

Hi Furd,

I appreciate your reply, it contains a lot of valuable information.

However, regarding this:


I did not forget it; I was actually not suggesting the breaker to be back fed. I was...
05-27-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,566
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

AllanJ, I know that is possible,...

AllanJ,



I know that is possible, permitted and ''should'' be safe as long as the wire nuts connections are properly tightened and secured...

... but to be honest I don't like the idea to...
05-27-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,566
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

ray2047, In one of your replies at the...

ray2047,


In one of your replies at the original thread you stated:




Now that Plan ''C'' satisfy all my concerns. On all the confusing question I made and fail on the attempts, I was...
05-27-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,566
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

A 20Amp breaker (around $5 bucks) installed on...

A 20Amp breaker (around $5 bucks) installed on the small main lug will serve as the disconnect for the 20Amp circuit at the shed.



True, BUT I believe that in the case that he will not upgrade...
05-27-15, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,566
Posted By JosiQDIY2015

Lightbulb Let's try to explain it more simple this time. ...

Let's try to explain it more simple this time.

My point is: If he will run the oversized #6 conductors in the conduit, then why not to just buy a Small Lug Panel like this one:

GE PowerMark...
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