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10-17-08, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Sthrnamp

but you probably know that in a sub-panel the...

but you probably know that in a sub-panel the grounds and neutrals are separate. only one neutral per lug (terminal) and up to three 14 grounds under one screw. 2 12's and one ten...but they all have...
10-17-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By Sthrnamp

main breaker yes but it it the main panel or is...

main breaker yes but it it the main panel or is it a sub?
10-17-08, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By Sthrnamp

sounds like he has a twinned breaker not a double...

sounds like he has a twinned breaker not a double pole a double pole breaker is 2" wide a "twinned" breaker is only 1" wide hence the question earlier on.
10-17-08, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By Sthrnamp

whole house dims really briefly when HVAC cuts on...

whole house dims really briefly when HVAC cuts on due to inrush. but then (when i was there last night) the lights randomly flickered and dimmed throughout the house. they never went out while i was...
10-17-08, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,693
Posted By Sthrnamp

you have a hot coming in one side of this 3way...

you have a hot coming in one side of this 3way system and a switch leg going out the other. Here's what needs to happen. black and red from same cable need to be on the same color screws. whereas the...
10-17-08, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,000
Posted By Sthrnamp

I too have not heard of an HID breaker. harmonics...

I too have not heard of an HID breaker. harmonics makes sense. If i can ask a question how old is your house? (this should tell us how your house is wired) thus providing us with possible grounding...
10-17-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By Sthrnamp

While all great suggestions, I have done them all...

While all great suggestions, I have done them all and triple checked myself, poco has been out twice...i didn't believe them the first time cause i wasn't there. I put a data logger on it After the...
10-16-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,387
Posted By Sthrnamp

This customer dumped probably 12 grand into a...

This customer dumped probably 12 grand into a nsmt build out and another 14 into an addition and now all she has is realy a giant TV room...really upsetting for her...but there are ways around it and...
10-16-08, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By Sthrnamp

however you can chase the plugs through the wall...

however you can chase the plugs through the wall into the back side and install an outlet there (still GFCI protected) (assuming you have a closet or WC backing up to your tub.
10-16-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,387
Posted By Sthrnamp

just for what its worth you might want to check...

just for what its worth you might want to check what your house septic/sewer was rated at...I did a house that went all the way through codes with the kitchenette and then got nixed by the health...
10-16-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By Sthrnamp

ok no voltage spike but dimming/failing lights...

Just kinda looking to se who has had this problem before and maybe get some ideas i haven't thought of yet...
House is two years old. (max) supposedly 5 electricians have been called in before me....
09-17-08, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By Sthrnamp

not muc on low voltage.....BNC anyone?

Here's the question...i know how to connect coax...i know how to install a crimp type BNC conn. but what about the BNC connector that has the threads inside the connector end that goes on the coax?...
04-08-08, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,370
Posted By Sthrnamp

Shoot for the moon if this is in a new house your...

Shoot for the moon if this is in a new house your wanting. go for A full Lutron vantage system. Really fun and confusing for your friends but nothing like being able to turn your den light off from...
04-08-08, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By Sthrnamp

what is already on this ckt? Amp draw? 200'...

what is already on this ckt?
Amp draw?
200' apart or full run of 200'?
04-08-08, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,224
Posted By Sthrnamp

you need two travelers not just one

you need two travelers not just one
04-08-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,554
Posted By Sthrnamp

curse the back stabs

It seems you may be having the same problem that most homeowners will be facing or are facing already. Backstabs on devices. You probably have 3 wires coming into the switch box (assuming recently...
08-29-07, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,397
Posted By Sthrnamp

no...hehe. Sorry to be blunt but what you...

no...hehe. Sorry to be blunt but what you describe is not legal as far as codes go. Technically, you should run a new ckt to a switch from the panel and then run fom that switch to an recep under a...
06-30-07, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By Sthrnamp

All apologies...everyone i have ever met has...

All apologies...everyone i have ever met has called this a ground lug on the pump body...not a "grid bond" Do forgive my ignorance i implore you
06-30-07, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By Sthrnamp

never ran across the situation before...attaching...

never ran across the situation before...attaching pvc to a deck...i always bury mine. I could have guessed although i try very hard to keep myself from guessing...If you read my profile than you know...
06-30-07, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By Sthrnamp

#8 bare is to serve as an additonal ground to the...

#8 bare is to serve as an additonal ground to the pump body...the resy will be run in 12 that is hot nuetral and ground all 12 and an additional #8...where in do you see the problem?
06-30-07, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By Sthrnamp

sch40 or 80 pvc???

Hey all long time to talk, quick question cuz i'm not sure. a friend is running a pool ckt to his pump. I told him he needs a 20 ampckt on gfi breaker and a #8 bare ground run from the pump back to...
03-05-07, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By Sthrnamp

two suggestions...first look for any GFI recep...

two suggestions...first look for any GFI recep that might bwe tripped in and around the kitchen. Secondly...turn the breaker fully off and then try to turn it fully back on..
03-05-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By Sthrnamp

there is a product out there called glo...

there is a product out there called glo sticks...atleast thats what we call them...they are 6' long pieces of stiff fiberglass that has a luminescent propoerties so it glows when you fish it down the...
02-08-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,831
Posted By Sthrnamp

If you have one, check the crawl...

If you have one, check the crawl space...sometimes electrcians like to put them under the house if you have a large crawl space.
02-08-07, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Sthrnamp

just a question...are you on septic or sewer?...

just a question...are you on septic or sewer? Sometimes Septic alarms can kick out a circuit in the house if they go off... Otherwise listen to Racraft's time honored speech (we hear it atleast once...
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