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08-29-08, 04:26 AM
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Views: 818
Posted By scubakirk1

This appears to be a problem solved by a...

This appears to be a problem solved by a professional in this area. When talking batteries or two wires that are generally DC, PCBOSS will be able to get any train set running or if nothing else have...
08-29-08, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,221
Posted By scubakirk1

I just completed a 9500 sq mansion that involved...

I just completed a 9500 sq mansion that involved a telescope on a motor on one of the turrets. When it was ready to install the devices, the home owner had found low voltage lights that mirrored the...
08-20-08, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By scubakirk1

I have been doing alot of automatic bus transfer...

I have been doing alot of automatic bus transfer panels lately and am pretty impressed with the set-up. Can't remember the brand, but it just requires a 70 amp breaker and the generator itself runs...
08-20-08, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By scubakirk1

Even though you may have a ground coming from...

Even though you may have a ground coming from your service, you still must re-establish ground at that point
08-20-08, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By scubakirk1

Did you try to turn it back on and not reset the...

Did you try to turn it back on and not reset the trip by turning it to the off position? You must reset breakers by pushing the breaker all the way to off position. By simply trying to push it back...
08-15-08, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By scubakirk1

Pretty sure when you say 6/4 wire,you really mean...

Pretty sure when you say 6/4 wire,you really mean 6-3 w/ ground You are right on the money. GFI must be one side or other Not much price difference
08-15-08, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,573
Posted By scubakirk1

Hhhhmm anyone else think it will work? That...

Hhhhmm anyone else think it will work?
That quote alone makes me feel like you will keep asking until you hear the answer you want to hear. I recommend listening to french277. Is it worth the risk?
08-14-08, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,174
Posted By scubakirk1

You are right about the actual load of a single...

You are right about the actual load of a single home dwelling. I turned everything on possible once in a 3500 sq house and my amp probe read like 90 amps maybe.
08-14-08, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By scubakirk1

YES you are on the right track. Some books...

YES you are on the right track. Some books overcomplicate a simple process
08-13-08, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By scubakirk1

I cant pass up this opportunity to get my 2 cents...

I cant pass up this opportunity to get my 2 cents in Surprised I am the only one with a objective opinion. I would have been happy if your last person was an electrical inspector and not a home...
08-13-08, 02:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,499
Posted By scubakirk1

If I understand you correctly you asked if you...

If I understand you correctly you asked if you could put what is called peanut breakers in a panel. There is no problem with this as it allows you to free up spaces you need in the panel. One thing...
08-13-08, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By scubakirk1

These guys are absolutely correct about my...

These guys are absolutely correct about my breaker tie down. I was just in auto-pilot and didn't read your question correctly. Any out building requires it, but not in same structure. Thank goodness...
08-13-08, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By scubakirk1

If you are in a new house, typically if it is set...

If you are in a new house, typically if it is set up for a paddle fan then there will be a black, red, white, and bare wire for ground in the paddle fan box. Black is usually the fan and red is the...
08-13-08, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,688
Posted By scubakirk1

If you want it done with little or no damage...

If you want it done with little or no damage follow the advice laid out before me. You want the low voltage contracters to do it, prepare yorself for a act a monkey could do it. Run cable or phone...
08-13-08, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By scubakirk1

I agree with everyone's responses and am...

I agree with everyone's responses and am impressed by ibpooks detailed and clear response. My old boss would read those tables concerning what can fit in a pipe. Sure, the tablesays so.If there is...
08-13-08, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,174
Posted By scubakirk1

I will obviously have to concede to classiccat...

I will obviously have to concede to classiccat since I am not aware of this type of fuse assembly 100% sure. I am speaking of typical fuse box assemblies that I have dealt with on a regular basis. I...
08-13-08, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By scubakirk1

Ray is absolutely correct! Things like this will...

Ray is absolutely correct! Things like this will be more cost effective to just abandond these wires and run new ones. You already know what areas are affected It is too time consuming to locate...
08-13-08, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By scubakirk1

My father purchase a book in the late 1980's or...

My father purchase a book in the late 1980's or early 1990's and don't recall the name of it. Sears Craftsman? Whatever the case, you have descried a 3-way system that is not only overcomplicated,...
08-13-08, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By scubakirk1

This is as much to crazyhorse44 as it is to both...

This is as much to crazyhorse44 as it is to both ray2047 and french277v. I have not heard of this product and although in my mind knowing the laws of electricity and knowing first hand the small...
08-11-08, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,174
Posted By scubakirk1

I have to disagree with clasicsat only because of...

I have to disagree with clasicsat only because of the mention of round fuses. Most pull out fuses are a barrel type. Sounds like the plastic around screw in type fuses has melted due to overload. I...
08-11-08, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By scubakirk1

Certainly alot of illegal and dangerous splice...

Certainly alot of illegal and dangerous splice jobs, We put our wires in a junction box for the sole reason of arc suppression if something goes wrong. It doesn't appear to be a sconce since it is so...
08-11-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By scubakirk1

Absolutely not! I started my career in 1988 in...

Absolutely not! I started my career in 1988 in the navy until 1992 and my main job was generator control operator. My ship had 4 generators, but only ran 2 at a time. In order to put 2 generators in...
08-10-08, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By scubakirk1

I feel a bit different from your previos answers....

I feel a bit different from your previos answers. I don't care if you want to put a hair dryer in the equation, If you have a 100 amp panel, a old fuse box, a panel made by either zinsco or federal...
08-10-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,084
Posted By scubakirk1

The reason he said run single switch-legs to each...

The reason he said run single switch-legs to each under counter light is the fixture themselves are small and are a pain to make-up with 2 wires in it. He is absolutely correct that you will thank...
08-10-08, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,828
Posted By scubakirk1

Maybe I missed something, but There are adaapters...

Maybe I missed something, but There are adaapters that fit your 30 amp plug and make it a plain ole outlet. Unless we are talking about a 220 volt RV system, which it seems are rare, this adapter...
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