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06-24-12, 12:11 AM
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Posted By rich3236

l"PCBoss" " A grounding bus cannot be used for...

l"PCBoss" "
A grounding bus cannot be used for the neutrals."


please quote the code article that says " I cant use a grounding"bus" for neutrals
06-23-12, 11:58 PM
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Posted By rich3236

Just install a ground bar and move the ground...

Just install a ground bar and move the ground wires to it. and no you cant just simply splice neutral wires together into a pigtail

secondly OP never made mention of a MWBC, A MWBC would only have...
06-23-12, 12:43 AM
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Posted By rich3236

Well Nash installing expansion couplings has been...

Well Nash installing expansion couplings has been "code" for at least 10 years,
06-20-12, 10:44 PM
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Posted By rich3236

The simple easy way is to remove the existing box...

The simple easy way is to remove the existing box and replace with a 1/2" deep pancake box.

Mod Note: This would create a code violation for box fill.

Oh I know the "code" people will chime in...
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Posted By rich3236

Nash I'm kind of waiting for more info also,...

Nash I'm kind of waiting for more info also, sounds like he has one of the low voltage recessed lights where the whole fixture is the trim..cept for the can

My guess it is a 2 story house and the...
06-19-12, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,453
Posted By rich3236

This is exactly why I silicone around all outdoor...

This is exactly why I silicone around all outdoor outlets and don't rely on the garbage gasket the covers come with.

I know you got it settled, just posting this for future googlers
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Posted By rich3236

This box will work but you will probably have to...

This box will work but you will probably have to do a little patchwork on the ceiling

Amazon.com: Arlington FB450-1 Fan and Fixture Mounting Boxes for New Construction, Fits Sloped Ceilings up to...
06-18-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By rich3236

First thing to check the Panel and see if it is...

First thing to check the Panel and see if it is rated for tandem breakers.

That looks like a pretty new panel, I bet it is a 20/30 meaning the bottom 5 breakers on each side will accept tandem...
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Posted By rich3236

No offense but you need to shut that circuit off...

No offense but you need to shut that circuit off before somebody gets hurt.

You never connect a bare ground wire to a insulated hot wire. Take a picture so we can see what we are dealing with.
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06-10-12, 05:13 PM
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Views: 1,702
Posted By rich3236

It is designed so that once you install the...

It is designed so that once you install the Cheetah device, the clips with the screw holes stay in place, so you change to a standard device later on.

I don't know why contractors use these, the...
06-10-12, 02:07 PM
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Posted By rich3236

It is a quick type install box called "Cheetah"...

It is a quick type install box called "Cheetah" Made by leviton

You have to use Cheetah type devices

Cheetah<sup>™</sup> > Electrical Wiring Devices > Products from Leviton Electrical and...
06-09-12, 09:07 PM
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Views: 1,840
Posted By rich3236

No I was saying connect to C not B, make sure...

No I was saying connect to C not B, make sure that those terminals cant contact the green. From the pic they look close but hard to tell. Like Nashkat was saying move that terminal away from green...
06-09-12, 04:36 PM
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Posted By rich3236

It goes to the L1 terminal. From the pic it looks...

It goes to the L1 terminal. From the pic it looks like the whole terminal strip has moved(turned) from where it was originally. The black that is hooked up right now is way to close to the...
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Posted By rich3236

Looks like the light of fan is on a 3 way. There...

Looks like the light of fan is on a 3 way. There should be another switch in that room

From the pic of the switch, the red and white are travelers and the black is your common
03-27-12, 02:43 PM
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Posted By rich3236

Looks like for some reason Pass Seymour is using...

Looks like for some reason Pass Seymour is using the ground for the device to work. Try Leviton, they have a white neutral connection

http://www.smarthome.com/manuals/2522.pdf
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Posted By rich3236

It is because a filament type light bulb is a...

It is because a filament type light bulb is a resistive load, which basically means when you give it less voltage it will still work but will be dimmer


No different then using a dimmer on a...
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Posted By rich3236

Home Depot has some made by lutron

Home Depot has some made by lutron
10-23-10, 12:46 AM
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Posted By rich3236

yeah as far as I know they make a slimline 2 pole...

yeah as far as I know they make a slimline 2 pole 20a but it is like double the price. I layed it out for you to install a full size 20 amp 2 pole that cost about $10

You will need 4 1/2" single...
10-22-10, 07:01 PM
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Posted By rich3236

The cheapest/easiest way move the 3rd breaker...

The cheapest/easiest way move the 3rd breaker from the top on the right side of panel to the open space on top left.

Move the 2 pole 30 on the top right down one slot and then install a 2 pole 20...
10-16-10, 06:33 PM
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Posted By rich3236

You could get one of these or make your own home...

You could get one of these or make your own home made version

The Landscapers perfect tool to install a pipe or elctrical wiring under a sidewalk in under 60 seconds, is the Sidewalk Sleever....
10-08-10, 07:26 PM
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Posted By rich3236

The reason I was asking is because when I see...

The reason I was asking is because when I see these burnt up it is usually caused by the outlet being undersized for the heater.

Happens here on the older homes where they put these same 20 amp...
10-08-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,357
Posted By rich3236

here is link to a NEMA chart VOLTEC...

here is link to a NEMA chart

VOLTEC INDUSTRIES - Nema Chart (http://www.voltec-industries.com/OLD%20VOLTEC%20WEBSITE/OLD%20Voltec%20Website%20Files/nema_chart.html)

I usually ened up hard...
10-08-10, 07:01 PM
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Posted By rich3236

It's a 20amp 240 volt 3 wire cord, let me see if...

It's a 20amp 240 volt 3 wire cord, let me see if I can find the NEMA number.

I usually hard wire these units and install a shut off switch where the outlet is

What is KW of heater ?
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Posted By rich3236

Shouldn't take more than a week from that place. ...

Shouldn't take more than a week from that place.

At end of the bulbs life it will start to "cycle" on and off and will keep getting worse and even damage the ballast.
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Views: 2,394
Posted By rich3236

No, the bulbs and ballast in the fixture are a...

No, the bulbs and ballast in the fixture are a matching set.

HD/Lowes is a rip off for these types of bulbs, if you not in a rush order from here. Make sure to order the bulb with the correct base...
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