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09-17-19, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

The simple answer is if there is any metal in...

The simple answer is if there is any metal in your project it should be connected to the ground wire of the cord. If there is no metal, or it is double insulated, you could just use 2 prong...
09-15-19, 10:25 PM
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Views: 253
Posted By pcboss

In order to use the reduced depth of 12 inches...

In order to use the reduced depth of 12 inches the circuit is limited to 120 volts and a 20 amp maximum.
09-15-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Furd

Any well-known brand name (GE, Leviton, Pass &...

Any well-known brand name (GE, Leviton, Pass & Semour) should be fine. I would stay away from the ones at Harbor Freight and similar stores.
09-15-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By lawrosa

You need to come right off the meter to the pool...

You need to come right off the meter to the pool heater. I doubt where you want to tap in would be to code.

You are taking permits out correct?

Just put a riser at the meter and one at the pool...
09-10-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By lambition

I don't know what type of box you had before, but...

I don't know what type of box you had before, but often gangable steel boxes are used instead of a single 2 gang or 3 gang boxes.

With gangable boxes, you take sides off of single gang box and...
09-10-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By pcboss

NM cannot be run where subject to physical damage...

NM cannot be run where subject to physical damage without protection. The issue is that is very subjective and some would allow that while others would not.
09-10-19, 12:25 PM
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Posted By marksr

Conduit gets run thru block foundation walls all...

Conduit gets run thru block foundation walls all the time, IMO it's no big deal. Just be sure to seal the hole around the conduit.
09-08-19, 05:19 PM
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Posted By pcboss

Large blue or grey wire nuts can be used for 2...

Large blue or grey wire nuts can be used for 2 #6's.
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Views: 277
Posted By lawrosa

You need to glue an inside street flange in there...

You need to glue an inside street flange in there and raise it to tile height..

They make them in all plastic.. Use abs to pvc transition cement
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09-06-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By PJmax

That is an acceptable connection method.

That is an acceptable connection method.
09-05-19, 07:03 PM
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Views: 143
Posted By PJmax

That looks like a pull chain light which usually...

That looks like a pull chain light which usually means it always live.
You need to install a switch near the fan for servicing.
09-01-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By AllanJ

You cannot run the cable from the second switch...

You cannot run the cable from the second switch to a different light in the chain of lights interconnectd with 14-2 cable..

Look into an electronic wireless 3 way switching kit. Example: Skylink...
09-01-19, 03:07 PM
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Views: 238
Posted By XSleeper

You would need to cut off those nails, knock the...

You would need to cut off those nails, knock the box into the wall after removing the wire clamp, then thread the wire into the new box... which would be an old work box that clamps to the back of...
09-01-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Geochurchi

Hi, pull the fan motor out and there should be a...

Hi, pull the fan motor out and there should be a part number on it, this link appears to be what you need , but double check....
08-22-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By ibpooks

The distance will require upsizing the wire to...

The distance will require upsizing the wire to compensate for voltage drop. I'd probably target 60A -- you can still use a 100A panel in the barn, but feed from a 60A breaker in the main. At that...
08-13-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

That would be OK in my area. No need for a slab....

That would be OK in my area. No need for a slab. Your panel will need to be rated for outdoors, of course. If you are running circuits into the building it is not going to be very fun drilling...
08-01-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By pugsl

As a repair tech for washing machines I havw been...

As a repair tech for washing machines I havw been in houses with upward of 30000 damage and still counting when I got there. And no I still don't shut off water.
07-29-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By ibpooks

The existing installation is over-fused; #8...

The existing installation is over-fused; #8 copper should not exceed 50A. With kitchen facilities in the outbuilding, I think this feeder is too small.

My recommendation would be to increase the...
07-22-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By Marq1

I would attach a piece of pressure treated wood...

I would attach a piece of pressure treated wood or a piece of Unistrut to the wall and attach the pipe structure to it.

Tapcons into the grout line are easy to install, secure, and if removed easy...
07-22-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By joed

You don't need all the cables going to the panel...

You don't need all the cables going to the panel if it is all on one circuit. Bring the power feed to the switch box and then wire the lights from there. If there are more than one switch box then...
07-15-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By CasualJoe

Looks to me like this would be a great...

Looks to me like this would be a great application for GFCI receptacles rather than GFCI breakers.
06-29-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By joed

Yes the new circuit can be in the same conduit....

Yes the new circuit can be in the same conduit. The existing ground can be used for both circuits.
06-23-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
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.
06-23-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By pattenp

SER is not to be used underground, even it...

SER is not to be used underground, even it conduit. #2 aluminum is only good to 90A, not 100A when used as a branch feeder. If using conduit use either THWN or XHHW. If doing direct bury use...
06-15-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Woodbutcher

Hi,I had a similar problem about 30 years ago....

Hi,I had a similar problem about 30 years ago. ABS leaking at a joint (was in service about ten years) I cleaned the joint and put ABS solvent (glue) around joint, a couple of coats. It is still...
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