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Need Vista 20P advise

OK Newbie here at installing home alarms and now I need some advise. I bought and installed a vista 20P setup and now I am ready to install 3 smokes and 2 heat detectors. Currently, all my zones are...
11-26-08, 10:15 AM
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Posted By italian_guy

tool question

This question is primarily for the electricians on this board but others can cooment too if they have an answer.
Is there a tool out there that allows one to locate electrical wires behind finished...
10-16-08, 10:18 AM
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Mad Im not running a MWBC...don't need to. As...

Mad
Im not running a MWBC...don't need to. As far as the circuit, yes, Im running a 15 amp AFCI from my 100 amp sub. I chose 12-2 BX as the cable run coming out of the sub since this setup is in the...
10-15-08, 10:23 PM
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Posted By italian_guy

need estimate on total wattage

I was wondering if anyonce can tell me about how many watts a computer running at near max capacity uses? I will be setting up a security system with several cameras (3 to be exact) and they are...
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I guess that I am the odd guy out here. Something...

I guess that I am the odd guy out here. Something has to be said for being the :D
IN all seriousness, yes, brakes are extremely important, but unless you hear audible constant scraping, you have...
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Mark Let me tell you, I was pretty banged up...

Mark
Let me tell you, I was pretty banged up and I hurt for a week or 2. All I really remember is going over the chesapeake bay bridge which was very VERY long and then I hit a dark stretch of road....
09-17-08, 01:10 PM
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Posted By italian_guy

Hey now! I just learned another term: L&ABCP:D :D...

Hey now! I just learned another term: L&ABCP:D :D
See? That is why I like coming to this forum...always new and exciting things to read which will expand my knowledge:thumbup:
Hey Bruto, how is...
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Hi ron actually, I am a backyard mech myself...

Hi ron
actually, I am a backyard mech myself too. I personally never took one apart except for installing a transgo shift kit in the valve body and replacing a few servos. I think, although I am not...
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Ron 2 things come to mind. First, the lines...

Ron
2 things come to mind. First, the lines could be air bound preventing fluid from flowing (unlikely though). Second, pump behind the TQ converter could be bad from sitting. I would pull the lines...
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Posted By italian_guy

frame damage and repair

Guys
About 3 months ago, I was driving my 83 F350 wrecker down in virginia beach from NJ on a run and i fell asleep at the wheel after being on the road for a good 13 hours. The truck veered off...
09-16-08, 05:39 PM
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Posted By italian_guy

Thanks for all the gr8 replies. Telecom guy..you...

Thanks for all the gr8 replies. Telecom guy..you just taught me another term: mixed neutrals. I assume that this is different than shared neutrals? Ok, so if there are mixed neutrals on the circuit,...
09-15-08, 09:41 AM
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Posted By italian_guy

Thought Id put in my .02 :D Don't own any...

Thought Id put in my .02 :D
Don't own any handguns yet. NJ laws to get one are totally ridiculous! For now, I like my semi-auto 30-06 and 30-30 :D :D
09-15-08, 08:30 AM
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Posted By italian_guy

Thanks for the encouraging words of advice. You...

Thanks for the encouraging words of advice. You guys are great!
Penguin, you sure you havent been at my house before?? Heck, nailing the style of my house (rancher) and telling me that I have a full...
09-14-08, 08:18 AM
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Posted By italian_guy

House rewire?

Ever since becoming a member here on this board, I have learned a lot about residential electricity. Prior to me becoming a homeowner and prior to me knowing about how electric panels and wiring all...
09-12-08, 12:04 PM
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Posted By italian_guy

Thanks for all the responses so far. PC, even...

Thanks for all the responses so far. PC, even before you suggested replacing the wires in the transfer panel, I already thought of that. Turns out that I would have to completely disassemble the...
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You know, I didnt say a word when she bought the...

You know, I didnt say a word when she bought the dodge. I tried to talk her into getting the 3/4 ton avalanche with that huge 8 liter V8 but I got a resounding NO unless I was gonna put the gas in...
09-11-08, 06:59 PM
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Posted By italian_guy

In all seriousness though, after thinking about...

In all seriousness though, after thinking about this some more, how is this solution:
trim back the wires in question back to the pvc condulette box where I have the wires running through and put...
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Posted By italian_guy

If I shut the car off then restart immediately,...

If I shut the car off then restart immediately, there is no rattle. However, if I leave the car off for like 20 mins then restart, it rattles for 30 secs then goes away.
If the motor is warmed up...
09-11-08, 02:50 PM
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Posted By italian_guy

Hey 'penguin.. ha ha ha..bumble bee...

Hey 'penguin..
ha ha ha..bumble bee motif..(really laughing here):D :D
Nah seriously, there is a reason why I am asking. I am wiring in a reliance transfer switch to the panel and the wires are...
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Posted By italian_guy

OK, heres one for ya..

Being a Ford guy to the bone, my wife gave me her old 95 chevy tahoe with a 350V8 in it. She decided that since it was nearing almost 198,000 miles, it was pretty much on its way out. As such, she...
09-11-08, 11:36 AM
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Posted By italian_guy

Electrical splices

Can standard butt connectors be used to extend a wire in a main panel that is too short? Am I required by code to only use wire nuts? Can't I use a butt connector that has a shrink-wrap outer coating...
09-06-08, 02:28 PM
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Posted By italian_guy

Hello I am not an electrician but I installed...

Hello
I am not an electrician but I installed my own subpanel off of a 200amp GE main box. The most important thing to remember is that the ground and neutral HAVE to be seperate in the sub versus...
08-29-08, 04:49 AM
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Posted By italian_guy

OK points taken.:D If that is the case that...

OK points taken.:D
If that is the case that MWBC's have to have the neutral wires seperately terminated at the neutral bar, then why would a licensed electrician use a pigtail on both whites coming...
08-28-08, 04:57 PM
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Posted By italian_guy

Chewlu You hit the nail right on the head. That...

Chewlu
You hit the nail right on the head. That is EXACTLY how things are with respect to the wiring of the 2 MWBC circuits. Now, was this a common wiring schematic back in the 50's? Why would they...
08-28-08, 07:57 AM
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Posted By italian_guy

OK This work was done by a qualified...

OK
This work was done by a qualified electrician well over 15 years ago. The house was built in 57. How I discovered this mess is because when I went to install a double pole AFCI on one MWBC...
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