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10-14-19, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

You also need to attach the conduit to the box...

You also need to attach the conduit to the box using the proper connector. (EMT or PVC)



Get your "electricians" back to properly finish the job.
10-14-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By PJmax

My guess is that switch is specifically geared to...

My guess is that switch is specifically geared to a commercial/industrial application where it would be rare to find a plastic enclosure.
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Views: 88
Posted By PJmax

Famous last words. You had an *ss for a plumber. ...

Famous last words. You had an *ss for a plumber.

The shower head drop ear must be well fastened now. One screw just won't do it....especially when using PEX. There have been many members asking...
10-07-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By PJmax

What a mess is right. You have a lot of incorrect...

What a mess is right. You have a lot of incorrect connections there.
A lot to read.......

The neutral MUST be insulated.
You CANNOT obtain a neutral from a ground rod.
Can't tell in the...
10-05-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By PJmax

There should be a tag on the pole..... it could...

There should be a tag on the pole..... it could be a Jersey Central pole or a Bell Telephone pole.
You have to call the owner of the pole.

After that...... you need to consider the other...
10-05-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By manden

You have already done what you can to get a...

You have already done what you can to get a fairly accurate estimate re: called the utility company.

Due to the span you may have to pay for two poles.
10-04-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 204
Posted By pcboss

As long as the rod length is unaffected there...

As long as the rod length is unaffected there should be no issue with removing enough mushroom to get a clamp over the top of the rod.
10-04-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By pcboss

Metallic cables do not need bushing brushing...

Metallic cables do not need bushing brushing through the studs. Non-metallic cables require a bushing.

That work looks like crap, both the hacking of the studs and the electrical.
10-04-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Furd

The NEC is advisory only, it has NO power of...

The NEC is advisory only, it has NO power of enforcement. The "code" you need to meet is the local, regional or state code that is enforced in your particular geographical area.

It is ONLY when...
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Posted By RocketJSquirrel

I nominate this for funniest typo of the week.

I nominate this for funniest typo of the week.
09-30-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By telecom guy

Has anyone else here had to listen to a bunch of...

Has anyone else here had to listen to a bunch of 5kW 3600rpm gensets for a week straight? With windows open, of course, since they won't power most a/c units.
09-28-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By pcboss

The indoor units should have their own circuit...

The indoor units should have their own circuit for each.
09-25-19, 07:19 PM
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Views: 196
Posted By pcboss

Even though you are exceeding the minimum circuit...

Even though you are exceeding the minimum circuit requirements I would say your plan is not compliant for the reasons you stated.
09-24-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By joed

Hot - ground reversed often indicates an open...

Hot - ground reversed often indicates an open neutral connection.
09-20-19, 06:07 PM
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Views: 159
Posted By PJmax

Yes.... that is correct. The condenser should...

Yes.... that is correct.
The condenser should be labeled hot and neutral as well as ground.
09-20-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By PJmax

We allow one thread per topic. This is yours. The...

We allow one thread per topic. This is yours. The one in the A/C forum is gone.

You would use #14 wiring as it's rated for 15A and you would use a single pole 20A breaker.
You would use #14...
09-18-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Astuff

First question is how many amps do you really...

First question is how many amps do you really need in the barn? Unless you have electric heat or huge milking machines you probably don't need 100 amps.

MHF is usually the cheapest. Usually 24"...
09-15-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
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.
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Views: 808
Posted By 2granddaughters

Your oil filter has a by-pass and anti-drainback...

Your oil filter has a by-pass and anti-drainback valve
EXTRA GUARD Spin-on Oil Filter PH10575 | FRAM (http://www.fram.com/parts-search/PH10575)
No spring "pops" at 10k miles but the filter will...
09-11-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By PJmax

Is the vacuum even running ? With most...

Is the vacuum even running ?
With most systems..... it will not run with just opening the door. It needs the hose end inserted.
09-10-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By AllanJ

When you plugged the hose into the vacuum outlet...

When you plugged the hose into the vacuum outlet that was not working, was the vacuum body running

The relay to start the vacuum body, operated by the switch in the cover over the wall vacuum...
Replies: 23
Views: 633
Posted By the_tow_guy

Some positive news maybe. She got a call late in...

Some positive news maybe. She got a call late in the day from service writer that it looked like it would be covered. Fingers crossed. :coffee:
Forum: Water Heaters
09-06-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By PJmax

I'm not really a plumber but I change water...

I'm not really a plumber but I change water heaters and I'm old school and use copper pipe.

Keep in mind that flex is rubber hose with a stainless braid over it.
I don't think I'd use that for...
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By pugsl

There is a flange that will slid down that pipe....

There is a flange that will slid down that pipe. Measure the inside diamater of pipe and go to Lowes or HD or plumbers store and they will have what you need. Flange will be glued and screwed down....
09-06-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Northern Mike

Glad to hear you opted for an electrician for...

Glad to hear you opted for an electrician for this. I think a job like this may be a bit much for a DIYer.
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