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04-08-11, 08:21 AM
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Posted By rukkus11

If you can please send us a picture of the panel...

If you can please send us a picture of the panel and the area. Then we can see what you have to deal with.

Thanks!
Jim

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03-01-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By rukkus11

NO breaker in the sub panel is needed in this...

NO breaker in the sub panel is needed in this setting.

Jim
02-14-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,464
Posted By rukkus11

One thing to consider is will you be adding more...

One thing to consider is will you be adding more equipment in that area down the road? If so, I would go with some type of sub panel in that area. If not 60 amps maybe 100 amps.
Good luck!
Jim
01-18-11, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,380
Posted By rukkus11

DIYMaster, I beleive you can run more than 2...

DIYMaster, I beleive you can run more than 2 cables through a hole but derating must be figured. As you wrote ( there is to be no more than 2 cables per hole unless the cables are derated). So what...
12-28-10, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By rukkus11

I have them also everywhere in my house and had...

I have them also everywhere in my house and had no problems with my treadmill. I also use a high amp draw Vacuum and haven't had any problems.

Jim
12-22-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,383
Posted By rukkus11

If the breaker is pulling a fairly large load and...

If the breaker is pulling a fairly large load and your wires are tight on the breaker please check your buss bar and main breaker conections. Also, I've seen the wires in your meter box loose causing...
12-21-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By rukkus11

YES, It does include lighting circuits. Jim

YES, It does include lighting circuits.

Jim
10-15-10, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By rukkus11

Yes, you can run it through PVC or steel. Jim

Yes, you can run it through PVC or steel.

Jim
10-06-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,158
Posted By rukkus11

How are you hooking the generator up to your...

How are you hooking the generator up to your furnace?

JIm
09-20-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By rukkus11

It looks like it's located on the right side of...

It looks like it's located on the right side of the sink and maybe a 1/4 inside the sink area. It also looks like it supplies a few more circuits, so you can install a GFCI there which it looks like...
09-02-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,079
Posted By rukkus11

To anwser your question: Yes! I have mine...

To anwser your question: Yes!

I have mine wired the same way your doing yours but I have a fan/light combo in my shower so I have a switch for the light and one for the shower. That's code.

Jim...
09-01-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,410
Posted By rukkus11

You are correct ( Right ) Jim Beer 4U2

You are correct ( Right )

Jim

Beer 4U2
08-30-10, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By rukkus11

If you did just run a 120 volt out at 600' you...

If you did just run a 120 volt out at 600' you would use #2 copper and have enough power there for a 15 amp circuit with no more than 3% voltage down. It's a lot of money for just those lights but...
08-29-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 21,137
Posted By rukkus11

CasualJoe, you are correct but if the element has...

CasualJoe, you are correct but if the element has a pin hole in it from this (hot to ground short). Another thing to check is the connection on the water heater. Incoming wires- wire nuts could be...
08-28-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 21,137
Posted By rukkus11

I would have your plumber come back and fix it....

I would have your plumber come back and fix it. One of the things I've seen in the pass is the plumbers get in a hurry and don't let the tank fill all the way up before turning on the power and most...
08-28-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By rukkus11

It looks like a 3 pole 4 wire 125/250vac marine...

It looks like a 3 pole 4 wire 125/250vac marine receptable. Take a picture to your located electrical supply business and they should be able to help you.

Jim
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07-27-10, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By rukkus11

. I would be concerned about this. If the...

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I would be concerned about this. If the heater has only #12 wire going to it the breaker shouldn't be any larger than a 20 amp breaker. Not if there is a reason why the electrican wants to put in...
07-07-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By rukkus11

Have you thought about doing this on a interior...

Have you thought about doing this on a interior wall. Maybe in a closet! Easy to fix sheetrock in a closet. Also have you check to see if you might have a openings from a pipe that goes from the...
07-03-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By rukkus11

Yes it's OK. I would strongly recomend to also...

Yes it's OK. I would strongly recomend to also label the wire that's going in the 15 amp breaker as only for a 15 amp circuit. This will be safer if you ever move away and the new owners wanted to do...
07-02-10, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By rukkus11

Is there a outlet or light fixture near by? I...

Is there a outlet or light fixture near by? I know it shouldn't be fed from something like that but I've seen it done like that. also, when you did your testing did you try checking the hot wire to...
07-02-10, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By rukkus11

Is all off this power you loss only 120 volts? I...

Is all off this power you loss only 120 volts? I see that you had a water heater and would have thought it was 220v but maybe you'll just talking about a blower fan on the heater. Where is the power...
07-02-10, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By rukkus11

Your may want to check your main breaker in this...

Your may want to check your main breaker in this panel to make sure your have 220 voltage at it first before you try anything else. Now start these checks.

If the breaker is on check voltage on...
07-01-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By rukkus11

It sounds like it's either your cable or breaker...

It sounds like it's either your cable or breaker in your panel that feeds the sub. Not sure if your breaker that feeds the sub panel is coming from your main panel. If it does and it's a snap in S.D....
07-01-10, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By rukkus11

Now for some reason you don't have 220v at your...

Now for some reason you don't have 220v at your sub panel then you will need to check your 100 amp breaker in your main panel that feeds your sub panel to see if you have it coming from that breaker....
07-01-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By rukkus11

Check the voltage in your panel at the mains and...

Check the voltage in your panel at the mains and see if you get 240v. Just think of the 2 main hot wires as A & B phase. If you look on either the left or right side of you panel where the breakers...
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