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09-10-19, 06:13 PM
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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, 05:01 PM
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Posted By PJmax

The metal conduit IS the ground and as such needs...

The metal conduit IS the ground and as such needs to be maintained.
You're going to need to use a metal box.
Doesn't need to be galvanized..... just steel is ok.
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Posted By PJmax

I would avoid the spring wound timers. They're...

I would avoid the spring wound timers. They're good as a last resort or where no neutral is present.
Shame on your guests if they can't figure how to push a button.
They will be mildly shocked and...
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Posted By PJmax

Sometimes I've stacked two gaskets together to...

Sometimes I've stacked two gaskets together to make the seal.
08-22-19, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Northern Mike

I don't think it was the 0.2V difference. I...

I don't think it was the 0.2V difference. I suspect under load when attached to the machine, the PS was failing. See this before a lot. test with meter and all looks good. Pull some hair out, opt to...
08-22-19, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Northern Mike

+/- 0.9 V tells me you may have an AC supply with...

+/- 0.9 V tells me you may have an AC supply with your meter set to DC.
06-10-19, 03:18 AM
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Posted By lambition

If it is metal conduit all the way, then there is...

If it is metal conduit all the way, then there is no need for additional ground wire. Conduit acts as a ground conductor.
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, 07:22 AM
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Posted By joed

Connect ALL ground wires together no matter where...

Connect ALL ground wires together no matter where they come from even from different circuits.
06-09-19, 04:43 AM
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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..
06-09-19, 04:09 AM
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Posted By lambition

The drawing shows cables not conduit. Every cable...

The drawing shows cables not conduit. Every cable must have a ground wire all the way through.
If you have metal junction box, a ground wire must be screwed to it. The drawing shows metal junction...
06-04-19, 12:57 PM
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Posted By ibpooks

When running romex in the attic, you need to run...

When running romex in the attic, you need to run it alongside a framing member for protection if you are within 6 feet of the attic access hole. When running perpendicular to the framing, add a 2x4...
06-04-19, 05:20 AM
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Posted By joed

Just use the yellow for the hot. Yellow is a...

Just use the yellow for the hot. Yellow is a legal hot wire.
They show a red wire because most people use NM cable which has a black and red wires.
06-03-19, 08:37 PM
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Posted By joed

The yellow is controlled by the light switch. If...

The yellow is controlled by the light switch. If there was a light in the heater then then it would come on with the other lights.
You can not use the yellow as a ground. You could use the yellow...
06-03-19, 06:24 AM
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Posted By engr3000

I'm in agreement with all of Joe's comments. ...

I'm in agreement with all of Joe's comments.
The neutral conductor must be colored white or gray according to 200.6 of the NEC.
It could be that the yellow wire goes to the light and this separate...
06-03-19, 05:38 AM
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Posted By joed

It's probably one of the brown/white conduits....

It's probably one of the brown/white conduits. Disconnect the brown from one of them. If everything goes out that was the feed from the panel. If only some stuff goes out that is the out going feed....
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Posted By joed

Yes. It should be stapled to side of one of the...

Yes. It should be stapled to side of one of the ceiling joists every 4 feet.
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