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07-26-17, 03:02 PM
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Posted By maurice53

I ran it, dedicated to the panel. So at 240V is...

I ran it, dedicated to the panel. So at 240V is it pulling less amps?
As far as additional circuits isn't there a limit to how many there can be on the panel?
07-26-17, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By maurice53

Adding circuits to my panel

This is my panel.

https://www.amazon.com/Siemens-Circu.../dp/B005GLDS8O

I am concerned about capacity of the panel. I have a dedicated 12/2 at the panel that I am thinking of using for a...
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Views: 391
Posted By maurice53

I just saw this Lithonia fixture model#3348 at...

I just saw this Lithonia fixture model#3348 at HD, two T8 32W bulbs. It says on the box 120V 60Hz 0.80Amps. I think this is the referring to the fixture alone. Yes? That seems like a lot.
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Views: 391
Posted By maurice53

Total watts of 4 bulb fluorescent w/electronic ballast

I am wiring my garage for fluorescent fixtures with 4 T8 32W bulbs, electronic ballast plus other overhead lights. Is the total wattage of each fluorescent fixture 128W? Does the ballast add to the...
07-21-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By maurice53

Where boxes cannot be replaced is using fire...

Where boxes cannot be replaced is using fire block caulk acceptable?
07-21-17, 01:31 PM
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Views: 453
Posted By maurice53

Wire clamp in Carlon new work box

I am wiring my garage for overhead lighting. Ceiling joists exposed- will be sheetrocking. I've got a couple wire junction boxes- plastic Carlon new work boxes from HD- that will feed power to a...
05-04-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By maurice53

The conduit is about 8" long. pcboss I am not...

The conduit is about 8" long.
pcboss I am not sure what you what you are referring to.
05-04-15, 04:20 PM
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Views: 1,011
Posted By maurice53

Leaving unused wires in panel

I have five 12/2's and one 14/2 that I ran to areas of the house for later use. They come out of interior wall with panel on the outside wall just opposite. Can I put these wires in the panel? If I...
04-27-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By maurice53

Want to change textured walls

I have textured walls, painted, probably semi-gloss. I do not like the texture. I want smooth walls. What is the best way to do this? Skim coat with plaster? If so should I sand the texture to get...
04-27-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By maurice53

Thanks. I thought romex, whether NM-B or UF-B in...

Thanks. I thought romex, whether NM-B or UF-B in conduit is not permitted due to heat considerations but the short distance might be allowed. I was thinking I might have to run individual conductors.
04-27-15, 01:49 PM
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Views: 1,352
Posted By maurice53

Romex in conduit

Can I put 12/2 romex in 15" of 1/2" conduit running from inside wall to the outside?
I am installing an outside light. I can run a 12/2 from the inside and then into 15" of conduit to a box where...
04-03-15, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By maurice53

Yes, I do remember when I bought it I had to ask...

Yes, I do remember when I bought it I had to ask for a nipple.
I do have a lot of 12/2's and a few 14/2's to pass through it. Relieved it won't be a problem. Thank you.
04-03-15, 08:45 AM
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Posted By maurice53

Wire fill for 2 1/2" conduit

Panel is on outside wall of house. 2 1/2" conduit is about 8" long attached to back of panel going through exterior wall into interior wall cavity. How many 12/2 romex or combination of 12/2 and 14/2...
03-08-15, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,750
Posted By maurice53

I do not have a 12/3 from the panel I have two...

I do not have a 12/3 from the panel I have two 12/2's.
The sales guy at Home Depot just told me it is not code to have 2 circuits in the same receptacle box since for service ,one could be live and...
03-08-15, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,750
Posted By maurice53

I f I read correctly pcboss and AllanJ disagree....

I f I read correctly pcboss and AllanJ disagree. Who's right?

AlLanJ each duplex receptacle in the quad receptacle will be on one of the 12/2 circuits and the other duplex on the remaining one. If...
03-08-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,750
Posted By maurice53

2 circuit quad receptacles

I have two new 12/2 romex in the garage for outlets for woodworking. Is it acceptable to wire quad receptacles with both circuits with 12/3 from an accessible junction box containing the two 12/2's?...
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Posted By maurice53

Unused air compressor

I bought a Sears Craftsman horizontal 25 gallon air compressor 2 1/2 years ago that is in the unopened box, never used. I do not have plans in the near future of using it. Is it bad to let sit unused...
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Views: 890
Posted By maurice53

Built up vs SPF roofing?

I have a house in Arizona with a built up roof system on a low slope roof. The roof decking is plywood on top of 2x8 beams and no attic space. There are insulation bats and then the interior...
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Views: 2,718
Posted By maurice53

I am not sure what code cycle my area is on. I'll...

I am not sure what code cycle my area is on. I'll have to find out. So I guess I am wondering what the reasoning is behind the 2011 code? Electrically speaking there seems to be little difference.
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Views: 2,718
Posted By maurice53

If I understand Chandler correctly, I am...

If I understand Chandler correctly, I am connecting the power at the ceiling junction to black of 14/3 down to wall switch. and feeding it back up to the lights through red. So the obvious question...
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Views: 2,718
Posted By maurice53

I am planning 8-10 recessed cans. My main concern...

I am planning 8-10 recessed cans. My main concern is that the power feed can be run to the ceiling junction. Someone in the past told me that the power feed should always be at the wall switch for...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,718
Posted By maurice53

Power feed to ceiling lights

I am running new wires for ceiling fixtures in kitchen renovation. It will simplify wiring if I can run the power feed to the ceiling junction box and run just a switch wire from the wall switch. Any...
06-15-12, 02:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,282
Posted By maurice53

Are you kidding me? It's not worth my time to...

Are you kidding me? It's not worth my time to explain. My experience with forums when I ask for info I present my question clear and concise in order to avoid confusion and misunderstanding which...
06-14-12, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,282
Posted By maurice53

Free advice that is confusing or wrong is worth...

Free advice that is confusing or wrong is worth just what I paid.
06-14-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,282
Posted By maurice53

Say what??? This is a do it yourself forum. That...

Say what??? This is a do it yourself forum. That means we homeowners are trying to do projects on our own for reasons varying from saving cost to just because we got nuttin' better to do with our...
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