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07-12-19, 05:24 PM
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The ground conductor does not depend on the...

The ground conductor does not depend on the tightness of the conduit fittings to conduct a fault. A loose fitting may not provide a good enough path to trip the breaker and leave the conduit...
07-12-19, 05:09 PM
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Posted By pcboss

The panel must be 3 foot or more above flood...

The panel must be 3 foot or more above flood level IIRC.
07-09-19, 01:40 PM
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Posted By pcboss

The ground to the water line, if in contact with...

The ground to the water line, if in contact with the soil for at least ten feet and metallic, is the primary ground. A ground rod would be supplemental.

If that rod was placed by a cable tech it...
07-07-19, 07:32 PM
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Posted By pcboss

That is a double pole single.throw switch. There...

That is a double pole single.throw switch. There is no line or load.

The wire loops should be clockwise around the screws.
07-07-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By pcboss

Bond.screw? Breaker.hold down? White.tape.on...

Bond.screw? Breaker.hold down? White.tape.on neutral?
06-30-19, 02:04 PM
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Posted By pcboss

You don't need watertight under the soffit. Just...

You don't need watertight under the soffit. Just use a standard nail on box sticking down the depth of the siding. You can also use an 8B box with a spreader bar.
06-29-19, 08:02 AM
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Posted By pcboss

Use a shallow angle to bring the 90 up close.to...

Use a shallow angle to bring the 90 up close.to the cabinet instead of at a 90 to the cabinet.
06-28-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By pcboss

Some of the conductors are needed for functions...

Some of the conductors are needed for functions outside of the switching. The black that continues as a blue is the constant hot. The white is the neutral carrying through.
06-28-19, 12:40 PM
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Posted By pcboss

Run it up in the corner post. No need to unzip.

Run it up in the corner post. No need to unzip.
06-27-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By pcboss

To wire split wired receptacles you just need...

To wire split wired receptacles you just need xx-3 cable between the switches and the receptacles. Make the black the constant hot and the red the switched hot. You will need to break the tab on the...
06-27-19, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By pcboss

The pre-insulated connector like Polaris are nice...

The pre-insulated connector like Polaris are nice . No need for all the taping required with split bolts.
06-25-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By pcboss

A two po!e breaker trips at whatever the panel...

A two po!e breaker trips at whatever the panel says, not what both handles.add up to.
06-25-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By pcboss

The latest codes require the gfi protection. ...

The latest codes require the gfi protection.

The UL standard leakage amount for motors should be below the trip level of a 5mA gfi device.
06-23-19, 03:49 PM
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Posted By pcboss

The dishwasher and disposal should not be on the...

The dishwasher and disposal should not be on the same circuit as the small appliance countertop circuits.

They might be able to share a circuit between the disposal and DW.
06-22-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By pcboss

Before anyone can say it the wire size is correct...

Before anyone can say it the wire size is correct they would need to know the ampacity required.

You are not connecting to aluminum conductors from the cooktop.
06-19-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By pcboss

If this is the first means of disconnect past the...

If this is the first means of disconnect past the meter you do not need a dedicated ground bar. You can use unused holes in the neutral bus.

Those are both neutral bars. The second bar was not...
06-18-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By pcboss

If you disconnected the wiring to the tub from...

If you disconnected the wiring to the tub from the gfi and the gfi no longer trips that is pointing to an issue with the tub itself.
06-17-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By pcboss

Breakers are designed to allow the higher...

Breakers are designed to allow the higher currents of a motor starting. You do not just have a 2 amp margin. Breakers are also sized differently for motor loads and compressors.
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Posted By pcboss

There are apps for your phone that will show the...

There are apps for your phone that will show the angle. Search for "level".
06-15-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By pcboss

The 360 limit is between access points, not...

The 360 limit is between access points, not necessarily the whole run. A pull point or box restarts the degree count.
06-14-19, 06:48 PM
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Posted By pcboss

You need a total of 4 wires to the panel from the...

You need a total of 4 wires to the panel from the house. HHNG.
06-10-19, 01:49 AM
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Posted By pcboss

You only need one ground per conduit. ...

You only need one ground per conduit.

Another conductor can be pulled into the conduit.
06-09-19, 04:43 AM
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Views: 494
Posted By pcboss

You do not connect the grounds to a c!amp screw..

You do not connect the grounds to a c!amp screw..
06-08-19, 07:53 PM
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Views: 390
Posted By pcboss

It was either the end of the fun of only used the...

It was either the end of the fun of only used the line.side.terminals and did not provide downstream protection.
06-06-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 440
Posted By pcboss

UF cannot be used for a.pool. The ground needs to...

UF cannot be used for a.pool. The ground needs to be insulated.
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