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02-03-15, 06:50 PM
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Views: 671
Posted By braether3

I do not want to use X-10 for this. They are not...

I do not want to use X-10 for this. They are not very attractive and I have a single gang-2 device switch which I don't think is available with X-10
02-03-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By braether3

Replacing garage Carter 3-Way

I need to remove a carter (neutral switching) 3-way system from my garage, I have 10-3 UF-B between the house and the garage, my plan is to use a 120vac relay powered by a switch in the house over...
05-30-14, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,762
Posted By braether3

I doubt anyone would use an electronic control...

I doubt anyone would use an electronic control with a Garbage disposal, a lighted switch might be a valid point tho.
05-30-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By braether3

this sounds like the water heater was split wired...

this sounds like the water heater was split wired one cable feeding the top element and one feeding the bottom.
12-04-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,442
Posted By braether3

Amazon.com: Belkin Powerline AV500 Network...

Amazon.com: Belkin Powerline AV500 Network Adapter Kit (2 adapters included): Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Powerline-Network-Adapter-adapters-included/dp/B005O0R9UA)

try a Ethernet over...
10-17-13, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,158
Posted By braether3

when sizing wire for a VFD, input wiring is based...

when sizing wire for a VFD, input wiring is based completely on the size of the VFD not the motor, the wire from the motor to the VFD should be the same size.

If the VFD has a Bypass contractor,...
09-19-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,717
Posted By braether3

if you connect all the reds and blue all you will...

if you connect all the reds and blue all you will get is a big melted pile of metal and plastic
09-14-13, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By braether3

The beauty of 2 panels is the second One is all...

The beauty of 2 panels is the second One is all load management and is 5 cents a kw off peak
09-13-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By braether3

Sorry I didn't specify on my amperage, 100 amp...

Sorry I didn't specify on my amperage, 100 amp panel needs to be fed by 90/100 amp breaker this is the "main" Panel for the house.

Outside the house has 2 meters each with a service panel one for...
09-13-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By braether3

Subpanel wire sizing

Im installing a new subpanel to replace a old 3 wire fused subpanel, I will be running 1.5 or 2 inch conduit from the main panel outside into the garage attic and down into the basement, roughly 50...
09-12-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,311
Posted By braether3

the main reasons are safety, though its a loose...

the main reasons are safety, though its a loose definition of safety, in that the wiring can more safely be done by the homeowner with out him :madhell:frying himself. Imo a person is better off to...
09-12-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,311
Posted By braether3

Xenon Puck Lights - 5-Pack at Menards...

Xenon Puck Lights - 5-Pack at Menards (http://www.menards.com/main/lighting-fans/indoor-lights/accent-lights/xenon-puck-lights-5-pack/p-1656060-c-6349.htm)


Line voltage lights will be more...
07-21-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,351
Posted By braether3

Curious Nashkat1, was just thinking after looking...

Curious Nashkat1, was just thinking after looking at all these pictures of bad aluminium splices, what if one took the time to solder aluminum or even copper to aluminium, i would think that type of...
07-19-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,792
Posted By braether3

A furnace blower will pull too much amperage when...

A furnace blower will pull too much amperage when not connected to a furnace and duct-work, the motor will overheat and burnout, you need to unload the motor partly by blocking off some of the air...
07-12-13, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,075
Posted By braether3

the wire could be in any switch box in the area...

the wire could be in any switch box in the area or light fixture, it could also be in the back of a outlet capped, someone may have not liked the switched receptacle.

If you need a neutal at the...
05-21-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,821
Posted By braether3

Also the water pipe being used as a ground for...

Also the water pipe being used as a ground for the romex to the garage with a radiator clamp needs to be addressed. and also the 30 amps fuses in that bottom row scare me because if one those fuses...
02-27-13, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By braether3

Do you mean you split up 2 circuits? "I...

Do you mean you split up 2 circuits?


"I did change the breaker from a single to a double (meaning I put two breakers in the one spot,both 20 amps."
02-25-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,784
Posted By braether3

You can print using the snipping tool :)

You can print using the snipping tool :)
01-22-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,711
Posted By braether3

the better crank-lights iv seen have a little...

the better crank-lights iv seen have a little capacitor in them, other ones iv seen have button cell lithium battery
01-17-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,229
Posted By braether3

Use uf-b or conduit.........

Use uf-b or conduit.........
01-17-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,229
Posted By braether3

Romex should not be used for the convenience ...

Romex should not be used for the convenience recp. if this is outside, also it would be wise to use a 20 amp breaker for leaf blowers weed whackers and lawnmowers.
01-17-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,939
Posted By braether3

and make sure other outlets on this circuit us...

and make sure other outlets on this circuit us the screws and not the back-stabs with a permanent high wattage fixture eventually the outlets will heat up and melt
01-17-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By braether3

sounds like the original single circuit in a very...

sounds like the original single circuit in a very old home
01-16-13, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,711
Posted By braether3

Nebo Redline, these flashlights are amazingly...

Nebo Redline, these flashlights are amazingly bright they caution staring into the beam may cause temporary blindness, I purchased a set for all the guys in my department.


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01-11-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,772
Posted By braether3

Why don't you try a 6v battery for an emergency...

Why don't you try a 6v battery for an emergency light? They are smaller than a 1 pound brick of cheese and for lighting they keep the lights on usually a half hour at least your charger should last...
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