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07-06-19, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Turpy

Almost done

Ok, I've got the new breaker installed and the wire ran to the light switch in the junction box. I "think" that I understand how the compressor is and needs to be wired, but I'd really appreciate...
06-26-19, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Turpy

Ok, I found and bought the Eaton BR220. I've...

Ok, I found and bought the Eaton BR220. I've read about the difference between single-pole & double-pole, and I think that in order to provide 240V I need the double (hence your recommending the...
06-24-19, 04:52 PM
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Views: 746
Posted By Turpy

Nothing in the breaker box is labeled, and when...

Nothing in the breaker box is labeled, and when we bought the house we shut them off one by one and made a list. There were 3 breakers that we couldn't find what they fed, two of which were doubles....
06-24-19, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Turpy

Then a new separate line it will be. Should...

Then a new separate line it will be.

Should I also replace the 30 amp breaker with a 20 for the back circuit?
06-24-19, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Turpy

That's great information, thanks! The cable...

That's great information, thanks!

The cable is marked "12-2 with ground".

The garage has two circuits, let's call them front and back.

The front is on a 20A breaker, and has 4 outlets,...
06-23-19, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Turpy

I wondered about the white cable, so I will check...

I wondered about the white cable, so I will check for stamping. The house was built (and wired) in the 80's.

I sort of comprehend your comment regarding voltage allowing amp draws through smaller...
06-23-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Turpy

Compressor Electrical Wiring

Hi all, I have a Campbell Hausfeld 60 gallon, 5 HP, 230 volt, 15 amp air compressor, and the wiring diagram on the electric motor (see attached photo) shows two methods of wiring (115v or 230v).
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Posted By Turpy

I will definitely check the pilot orifice. I have...

I will definitely check the pilot orifice. I have no idea whether my unit has a pilot flame adjustment. It would appear that I can bend wither the pilot and/or the thermocouple to increase the amount...
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Views: 1,157
Posted By Turpy

It's blue and about 2", no yellow tip (except...

It's blue and about 2", no yellow tip (except just after light the pilot). There are yellow bits of flame that spurt out once in a while (about every 10-20 seconds). The pilot flame does touch at...
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Posted By Turpy

Thank you for that great suggestion firedawgsatx!...

Thank you for that great suggestion firedawgsatx! I should have mentioned in my original post, that I have thoroughly cleaned this piece out with a toothpick as well as compressed air after reading...
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Posted By Turpy

ODS or Thermostat Problem?

Hello. I have a vent free gas log (Martin IND., Inc. Model VF24T) with a ODS manual pilot and thermostat control. You hold in the control knob and press the ignitor to light the pilot. After a minute...
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