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05-05-08, 05:00 PM
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Posted By wamcneil

I'm not talking about a 3/4 hp belt driven...

I'm not talking about a 3/4 hp belt driven monster! Just a few hundred cfm and variable speed. The reason for going to squirrel cage is because they develop better static pressure; the existing 4...
05-04-08, 04:31 PM
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Posted By wamcneil

Range Vent Hood Replacement Fan

Hi All,
My vent hood sucks. The little bladed fan in it throws almost as much air out into the room as it blows up the duct.
Is there any good reson why I could not just tear that fan out and put...
05-04-08, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By wamcneil

Thanks y'all! The screw in the bonding...

Thanks y'all!

The screw in the bonding bushing is pretty snug.
I'll keep the interlock in mind, but a generator is not currently in the budget!

The large black wire on the ground bus goes to...
05-03-08, 09:39 PM
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Posted By wamcneil

Done!!!

Ok, I got it done today.
I found a grounded bushing and put that on the service conduit. To bring the branch circuits into the box I got a 2 1/2" PVC conduit end, cut a couple of threads back and...
05-02-08, 01:04 PM
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Posted By wamcneil

I don't think I could get a picture that would...

I don't think I could get a picture that would convey any more info, I can't see much looking into it, just a crowd of wires.
There is no pipe; just a brick knocked out of the wall behind the box...
05-02-08, 08:42 AM
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Posted By wamcneil

New Plan

OK, Here's the new plan presented in a slightly more refined photoshop format.
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a246/wamcneil/blah/New_Plan.jpg
I'll try to find some kind of 3" bushing to put...
05-02-08, 07:39 AM
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Posted By wamcneil

Thanks again for all of the input! Right, the...

Thanks again for all of the input!
Right, the panel cannot be flipped without hacking the cover and drilling all new screws to mount the backplane. That's not goint to happen.
At this point I'm...
04-30-08, 09:27 PM
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Posted By wamcneil

I have been a little concerned about the ground;...

I have been a little concerned about the ground; there is no ground rod. I assume the large black wire in the ground/neutral bus attaches to the plumbing somewhere inside the house. Should I...
04-30-08, 09:24 PM
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Posted By wamcneil

It's just the roughly photoshopped pictures. I...

It's just the roughly photoshopped pictures. I altered the picture of the new box to represent where the wires will be running. The old box is still on the wall outside, the new box is pictured on...
04-30-08, 05:25 PM
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Posted By wamcneil

Thanks, I'll make the call on the neutral feed...

Thanks,
I'll make the call on the neutral feed once I have pulled the meter.
I had another idea: I could abandon the stock neutral buss alltogether and put another ground buss in the lower left...
04-30-08, 02:36 PM
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Posted By wamcneil

Thanks for the quick input! So wire nut splices...

Thanks for the quick input!
So wire nut splices are OK inside the panel? That will make my life a lot easier.
I can't invert the front panel without hacking it pretty bad, so I think I'm stuck...
04-30-08, 12:19 PM
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Views: 22,076
Posted By wamcneil

Load Center Replacement-Neutral Wires Too Short!

Hi all,,
I could use some expert opinions on my federal pacific load center replacement.
I got a new box and $200 worth of breakers (returning them to sutherlands, HD is a lot cheaper...).
But I...
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