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10-18-19, 05:46 AM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

OK...so I can go with 100A and 3AWG Copper with a...

OK...so I can go with 100A and 3AWG Copper with a 100A feed if I drop to a tank heater.

If I must go with Tankless, then I should head over to 150A and 1/0 As PJ suggested, yes?

I went ahead...
10-17-19, 04:10 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

This heater would get used twice a week for about...

This heater would get used twice a week for about an hour each. Standard Tank makes very little sense. I thought there were exceptions to loads like this so I guess I thought 100A service and 4 ga...
10-17-19, 04:00 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

Confirmed. 2006 install. I have a ground bonded...

Confirmed. 2006 install. I have a ground bonded to neutral at the sub and a ground rod at the outbuilding. Not sure if thatís right per old code but hopefully.
10-17-19, 05:18 AM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

Dryer is electric. I was thinking 100A and 4...

Dryer is electric. I was thinking 100A and 4 gauge cable, so I'm glad I asked.

The tankless I am looking at to serve a single sink and/or single washing machine will utilize either a single 60A...
10-16-19, 01:11 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

Cable sizes for new shop/garage

I have an old farm house that has 200A service. I am building a 22x30 shop. I need to put in a subpanel in that shop from the main panel.

I know I need H, H, N, and G for the subpanel, but...
10-15-19, 10:13 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

Ok. So if this were installed in 1995, how were...

Ok. So if this were installed in 1995, how were three wire feeds to panels installed on detached structures to meet the 2005 NEC??

i know how to fix this for current code, but Iím curious how to...
10-15-19, 09:24 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

What about a new separate conduit with another...

What about a new separate conduit with another conductor in it to act as ground back to panel 1 and then another conduit doing the same to the main?

Or hell, direct bury as far as Iím concerned. ...
10-15-19, 08:56 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

How do I FIX it as painlessly as possible while...

How do I FIX it as painlessly as possible while maintaining code compliance? There are THREE panels like this outside, one of which serves a small residence, and multiple subpanels IN my home that I...
10-15-19, 08:00 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

https://photos.app.goo.gl/MQky1em2MLhbwEreA ...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/MQky1em2MLhbwEreA


WAIT WAIT WAIT.....I think I have a problem here. Someone help me out, this doesn't look right. Everything seems to work fine, and the outlets seem to...
10-15-19, 10:01 AM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

OK, guys. Help me with this calculation: ...

OK, guys. Help me with this calculation:

I'm trying to validate existing wiring.

So, with the current setup, 220V 50A on 6ga THWN for 140'. I have that.

What if I now need to go from the...
10-14-19, 06:12 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

Thanks for the info, both of you. If I...

Thanks for the info, both of you.

If I understand correctly, I COULD put a 60A breaker on that, but if I ever pull close to 60A..or really any more than 55A, then I would see more than 3% voltage...
10-14-19, 12:49 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

60A on 150í 6ga THWN? Thatís cool?

60A on 150í 6ga THWN? Thatís cool?
10-14-19, 12:03 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

See sketch. The barn is old. The wire is less...

See sketch. The barn is old. The wire is less than 7 years old. THWN 6 gauge.
10-14-19, 10:02 AM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

Swap a 30A breaker to 50A for welder

Figured that would raise an eyebrow. :Wink:

First, I did not wire this and I am trying to correct this from the master electrician that did and signed off on it. :/

Anyway, I have a shop on my...
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Posted By agdodge4x4

Can I hardwire fan power and switch just the light ??

im beating my head against the wall. In my application the source power comes from the ceiling and switch breaks the hot. It sucks to not have separate switches for light and fan but we donít change...
07-04-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By agdodge4x4

Nevermind. Apparantly my reply did not edit. ...

Nevermind. Apparantly my reply did not edit. We're good.
07-03-19, 07:26 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

I need to change gears a little. I am...

I need to change gears a little.

I am looking at the EIM setup now, with two wires from the t-stat. Easy.

Now, on the EIM, the wiring is also pretty straightforward. I do not understand the...
06-29-19, 04:30 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

This wonít work

They ran this wire when the walls were apart and they drilled a hole through a fire block that is barely big enough to get a 81/6 wire through. So, I need a dehumidifying stat that has WiFi AND can...
06-28-19, 03:45 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

Add two wires?

is there any issue with simply running a second 18/2 wire down along side the 18/6 so that I have enough wires?
06-23-19, 09:47 AM
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Views: 1,289
Posted By agdodge4x4

Awesome. You guys are the best! Thanks a ton for...

Awesome. You guys are the best! Thanks a ton for the advice and insight. Itís much appreciated.
06-22-19, 12:37 PM
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Views: 1,289
Posted By agdodge4x4

Edit to add Compressor Manual for my reference: ...

Edit to add Compressor Manual for my reference:
https://www.hvac.com/media/manuals/installation/RHEEMRPQL-JEZ.pdf
06-20-19, 07:58 PM
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Views: 1,289
Posted By agdodge4x4

I am confused. After reading your comment and...

I am confused. After reading your comment and the manual...it says:




Based on the Air Handler manual, page 34, If I have jumped R, Rc, and U1 and set my thermostat to 'NORMALLY OPEN', then...
06-20-19, 12:17 PM
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Posted By agdodge4x4

Awesome! Figure 19 is the one I need to look...

Awesome!

Figure 19 is the one I need to look at. I hope to have an additional unused wire in there somewhere to go from ODD to the Second U1 on my t-stat.

I understand that on mine, I am using...
06-20-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By agdodge4x4

Help Wiring a New Honeywell 8000 for dehum

Hey! I just got my new thermostat. I've done this on other systems, but I need some guidance so I don't screw this up:

What I have:
Compressor: RPQL-048JEZ
Air Handler: RH2V4821MTANJA...
02-27-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By agdodge4x4

H

Yeah. You canít reach it. Itís a 20a circuit with one light bulb. Lol. :Wink:
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