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10-27-10, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Thonati

thanks for the advice ray

thanks for the advice ray
10-27-10, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Thonati

Conduit in culvert

I am in the process of finishing my outside wiring project. I ran a new circuit for outside in the front. It has 2 outlets on the house and a third one out to the Blue Spruce. It was already...
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Posted By Thonati

do you have any ideas then????

do you have any ideas then????
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Posted By Thonati

Shower Trap

i am putting a shower in the basement. The drain has no trap and connects to the main drain under the concrete. so I have a stub that needs to have a trap.

The problem is the stub in where I...
04-20-10, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Thonati

Furd: thanks again for your quick reply. ...

Furd: thanks again for your quick reply.

This sub panel is for a detached pole barn. I will not have any 220V circuits. I will have lights, and 110v recepacles for circular saw, small air...
04-20-10, 01:38 PM
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Views: 2,488
Posted By Thonati

furd: I would agree with you. However, I had...

furd: I would agree with you. However, I had dinner with my ex and it looks like she is coming home. I told her that I really like the single life but she insisted.

She said, "I have been...
04-19-10, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Thonati

Voltage Drop

I ran my calculations and I need to upsize my 50amp circuit to 4AWG THHN. My question, does the neutral and ground have to be upsized or can I keep the neutral and ground wires 6AWG? It will be...
04-19-10, 09:34 PM
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Views: 7,493
Posted By Thonati

While you have the fireman in the appt., maybe...

While you have the fireman in the appt., maybe you could "casually" ask him his opinion on your electrical issue.

Maybe he will be able to push the right buttons without implicating you. Most...
04-19-10, 09:19 PM
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Views: 18,335
Posted By Thonati

Very interesting topic indeed. Electrical...

Very interesting topic indeed. Electrical Engineeringing 101 I think.

VoltageHz? Can I chime in and ask a question or 2?

1) Should a portable generator be on a cement slab or rubber mat?
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04-19-10, 08:58 PM
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Views: 2,488
Posted By Thonati

PATTBAA: I was referring to the branch circut...

PATTBAA: I was referring to the branch circut grounding bare wire. I am transferring over circuts from the main service panel to the generator sub panel.

IBPooks answered my questions. I will...
04-17-10, 10:05 AM
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Views: 2,488
Posted By Thonati

Now I have 2 questions" 1) Original...

Now I have 2 questions"

1) Original question: When extending a branch through the main panel and into the sub panel, does the ground have to be disconnected from the main panel ground bar and...
04-17-10, 07:24 AM
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Views: 2,488
Posted By Thonati

The sub is connected to the main with 1" sch 40...

The sub is connected to the main with 1" sch 40 PVC. There are only 4 conductors (H/H/N/G) in the 1" raceway. I have installed 3/4" Smurf tube between the panels for adding the jumpers.

The...
04-17-10, 05:49 AM
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Views: 2,488
Posted By Thonati

good morning. Is there anyone on this forum that...

good morning. Is there anyone on this forum that can answer my question?

Do I need to jump the ground wire from my service panel back to the sub panel or can the ground stay connected to the...
04-16-10, 10:34 PM
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Views: 2,488
Posted By Thonati

Sub Panel jumpers

I have successfully installed a sub-panel with the help of many people on this forum. The inspector was surprised at the quality level and degree of professionalism and attention to detail that I...
04-16-10, 10:19 PM
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Views: 7,493
Posted By Thonati

Thanks to everyone who is participating in this...

Thanks to everyone who is participating in this thread. it is a learning experience for those of us who has no "field" experience. Sometimes you can learn from others mistakes.

I would be...
04-07-10, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By Thonati

I had my inspection today. He said it was the...

I had my inspection today. He said it was the best DIY sub panel install he has ever seen. He asked me how i learned electrial wiring? I told him that I have many friends. thanks to french277 and...
04-03-10, 07:30 PM
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Views: 1,609
Posted By Thonati

ok i will use a 10awg. Any ideas on...

ok i will use a 10awg.

Any ideas on grounding the genny at the source. my inspection is monday and i dont want to pay a fee if rejected.
04-03-10, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By Thonati

There will be no overloads. I measured each and...

There will be no overloads. I measured each and every appliance in my house. I have only the important circuits on the generator sub-panel.

Is #10 AWG ground wire required by code?
04-03-10, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Thonati

Another point to consider by not pulling a permit...

Another point to consider by not pulling a permit is an insurance issue. If for some reason (God forbid) a fire is started and they can point back to illegal work done to the house....guess what??? ...
04-03-10, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By Thonati

The 4 #10AWG will be used for a generator. So...

The 4 #10AWG will be used for a generator. So only used as back up power. This is a dedicated circut.

The 3 #12AWG will power a 100W light and 1 receptacle for a 1 amp trickle charger for the...
04-03-10, 01:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By Thonati

Generator Grounding

I have searched the forums and I do not think I found my answer.

I will be using a portable generator to backfeed a generator sub-panel with interlock. It is a 30amp 220V system.

I will use...
04-03-10, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By Thonati

Raceway fill

what is the general rule regarding the exception to the 40% conduit fill?

I have combined 2 raceways into 1. From Panel to jct box is 3/4" EMT. From the jct box through wall to an outside box...
03-23-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Thonati

Thanks ray, for your wisdom. I have learned much...

Thanks ray, for your wisdom. I have learned much from you over the years. Your dedication to sharing is greatly appreciated by all of us novices.

The world is a better place with you in it.
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03-23-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Thonati

Generator Inlet

Im installing a generator inlet. I have 2 questions.

1) Can I install the inlet inside a detached building (storage shed)? Will this avoid the need for a bubble cover?

2) Can I run the...
03-23-10, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,199
Posted By Thonati

What breaker should be used with 8/3 w/g?

What breaker should be used with 8/3 w/g?
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