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08-01-08, 07:13 AM
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and electric motors take sixty times more power just to start up than to run for a full hour.

[QUOTE=ibpooks;1406406]Not exactly. They draw about...
07-31-08, 07:22 AM
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Posted By HemiMoparGuy

I guess that all could work. Yes, most of what I...

I guess that all could work. Yes, most of what I described was prolly line loss. But if the buss on the breaker panel is only good for 100A, then that will cause line loss there as well. While...
07-30-08, 11:12 PM
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Posted By HemiMoparGuy

I thought about running the 100A box out there,...

I thought about running the 100A box out there, but it will be possible for the barn to use way more than the house at certain times. I didn't list everything I will have out there, just a...
07-30-08, 08:22 PM
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Posted By HemiMoparGuy

I could do the load calcs tomorrow, although I am...

I could do the load calcs tomorrow, although I am quite sure it'll be fine. My dad's house is done this way and his house is twice the size of the one I am currently wiring. His Westinghouse...
07-30-08, 07:37 PM
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Posted By HemiMoparGuy

Electricity to pole barn

I am getting ready to install a Cutler Hammer BR style breaker box in my house. I am doing this because the previous owners upgraded the electrical system with a 100 amp box...but ran 4/0 wire which...
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