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11-08-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,242
Posted By dirtydickey

Shut off the gas to the appliance and call you...

Shut off the gas to the appliance and call you gas supplier or a plumber immediately.
11-08-14, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,239
Posted By dirtydickey

only one junction box? ............

only one junction box? ............
11-07-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By dirtydickey

Sounds like your willing to add more code...

Sounds like your willing to add more code violations to a few you already mentioned.
11-07-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,239
Posted By dirtydickey

You need to hire an electrician to do this...

You need to hire an electrician to do this properly. Whether the lights work or not... you have exposed wiring that need to be put into an accessible junction box. Your guesswork and finger crossing...
11-07-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By dirtydickey

Use it for what might I ask? With a chunk...

Use it for what might I ask?

With a chunk taken out of the back of that rusted mess I would question its integrity as being part of a grounded electrical system and surely it has lost its fire...
11-06-14, 05:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By dirtydickey

You don't test resistance in that way.

You don't test resistance in that way.
11-04-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By dirtydickey

You have been shocked already and mention having...

You have been shocked already and mention having children and pets that you are concerned about. You might be better served contacting a professional rather than messing around in unchartered...
11-02-14, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By dirtydickey

yes.......................................

yes.......................................
11-01-14, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By dirtydickey

You have no business "pulling the panel" in your...

You have no business "pulling the panel" in your apartment. Otherwise, your the one that might get "screwed".
10-31-14, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By dirtydickey

Your going to drop 30 grand on an electric...

Your going to drop 30 grand on an electric car.... you might want to invest a tiny fraction of that and hire an electrician to do this properly. What you propose is a very poor alternative.
10-31-14, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By dirtydickey

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If there isnt a tripped GFCI,tThe contractor is likely at fault. He will blow smoke up your rear end though...
10-28-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By dirtydickey

Yes, get at least 3 estimates from licensed...

Yes, get at least 3 estimates from licensed electricians in your area.
Replies: 9
Views: 4,769
Posted By dirtydickey

Why not investigate why the fuse blew in the...

Why not investigate why the fuse blew in the first place?
10-22-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By dirtydickey

Then you can send it to Underwriters Laboratory...

Then you can send it to Underwriters Laboratory for testing and approval.
10-18-14, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,291
Posted By dirtydickey

good luck sir ...................

good luck sir ...................
10-17-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,291
Posted By dirtydickey

Please buy a copy of Wiring Simplified and an...

Please buy a copy of Wiring Simplified and an Analog Multimeter before tacking your service upgrade.
10-17-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,291
Posted By dirtydickey

And note, this isn't a "do it yerselfer" task,...

And note, this isn't a "do it yerselfer" task, you need a professional.
10-13-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By dirtydickey

Time to replace the wire likely. Splicing...

Time to replace the wire likely.

Splicing your GEC is permitted by irreversible compression-type connectors listed for grounding or by exothermic welding.
10-10-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By dirtydickey

Im still not sure what "damage" your even...

Im still not sure what "damage" your even referring to.

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All I see is some dark spots that could be dirt (or hell, could be burn your not going to get someone to say for sure with that...
10-10-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By dirtydickey

Looks like dirt to me. I would be more concerned...

Looks like dirt to me. I would be more concerned about that exposed conductor and why is it just laying there.
10-10-14, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By dirtydickey

Torque I think this might be...

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I think this might be a jab at me. Well WIREPULLER, I have been reading and following the NEC for 42 years as a practicing electrician. I know full well about torque values and I...
10-09-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By dirtydickey

Lets take a poll... how many electricians have a...

Lets take a poll... how many electricians have a torque screwdriver on a service call? Or better yet, how many Do It Yerselfers own a torque driver?
10-08-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,268
Posted By dirtydickey

Do you have an older home? Those ideals aren't...

Do you have an older home? Those ideals aren't listed to be used with TW wire or other 60c wire....
09-30-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By dirtydickey

Does the forum have liability insurance? :D ...

Does the forum have liability insurance? :D

Surely you meant I will HAVE the meter pulled by a licensed electrician or the public utility company.
09-26-14, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,756
Posted By dirtydickey

What you also have is a code violation without a...

What you also have is a code violation without a means of disconnecting.

Why did you bother running cable inside the PVC? Why not individual conductors?

Is this permitted work waiting for...
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