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Cultured stone install questions

I'm building my own home. Finally getting around to the front porch pillars. I built the pillars from core filled concrete blocks. Now I'm ready to install my cultured stone. I assumed I had to...
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Backlighting a no access attic dormer

New construction; I have a cool cathedral window in my attic for design effect only. I have wired it for a switch controlled light. I need help on what is the best way to backlight this window so it...
05-07-17, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Thank you all for your very helpful insight....

Thank you all for your very helpful insight. Especially lambition for explaining the parallel electromagnet field behaviors. Since the lights and switches work exactly as designed.....it sounds like...
05-07-17, 06:44 PM
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Thanks for your help. I appreciate it. Jim

Thanks for your help. I appreciate it.
Jim
05-07-17, 06:16 PM
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Thanks. I am using a Fluke digital. But out of...

Thanks. I am using a Fluke digital. But out of the 5 separate 3 way circuits in my house...this is the only one displaying [email protected] when the light is off. It's driving me crazy no understanding why. ...
05-07-17, 04:07 PM
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Wrong voltage at light 3 way-need advice

Hi folks
Still completing wiring of my new construction home. I have installed s verbal 3 and 4 way light circuits. All function and test correct. Then today as I installed another 3 way-after...
05-04-17, 05:54 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Hey wirepuller38-thank you. That makes sense. I...

Hey wirepuller38-thank you. That makes sense. I noticed we. Oth live in TN. I'm in Franklin.
Take care,
Jim
05-04-17, 01:39 PM
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Thanks wirepuller38 but what I meant is do I have...

Thanks wirepuller38 but what I meant is do I have to leave all that excess looped wire in the panel box or can I shorten each conduction and make a nice clean 90 into each breaker thus avoiding the...
05-04-17, 01:11 PM
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Need input on service panel conductor routing

Today I'm finally installing all my 40 breakers in the service panel. So many times past I have seen the conductors routed completely around the inside of the pane and then terminated at the breaker....
04-25-17, 01:36 PM
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[email protected] amp light switch on a 20 amp circuit?

Once again a small question as I complete my new construction home; I have wired my bathrooms on a 20 amp circuit. I split off a branch for the GFCI plugs and powered the lights with the same 20...
04-06-17, 08:16 PM
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Type of receptacle I need help...

I am ready to install plug receptacles in my new home. The type I want has a sort of tab at each screw to insert the conductor and then tighten the screw. I don't mean the push in type and and I...
03-18-17, 11:31 PM
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Thanks for your help pjmax. I'm going o be...

Thanks for your help pjmax. I'm going o be thinking about this one for a long time I think...
03-18-17, 07:36 PM
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Weird Voltage readings-I need advice

Ok so this is my ongoing new construction. I was testing my electrical circuits today before I start drywall installation. I have full power hooked to my service panel. Utilizing a single breaker I...
02-19-17, 09:57 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Thanks to all who answered my post. As it turns...

Thanks to all who answered my post. As it turns out I have a few boxes with 4 wires because I had to take power to a couple different branches on the same circuit and the structural layout wasn't...
02-18-17, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Thanks I think u misunderstood me. That old post...

Thanks I think u misunderstood me. That old post about the GFCI Was solved by me after I posted. What I want to do now is connect a few 3ways and 4 ways and make sure all my runs are correct and...
02-18-17, 05:02 PM
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How should I test my rough-in work ?

Hi folks. Well finally. I have completed my massive and complicated rough electrical installation. I ended up putting many 3 ways and 4 ways and such..that overall it seems rather complicated to me....
02-14-17, 01:05 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Trying to test my work..wow I am confused

Hello folks,
Hope someone can explain this. I have basically completed wiring my new home. It's still in the rough so I wanted to test some circuits. I have no power from the street yet. I do...
02-10-17, 05:30 AM
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Posted By Jimongee

Thank you. That information is very helpful. I...

Thank you. That information is very helpful. I will use the nearby 15a light circuit.
Jim
02-09-17, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Jim here again. Thanks. But I was hoping to use a...

Jim here again. Thanks. But I was hoping to use a circuit I already had in the basement area. So if the amp rating is very minimal.i cold use one of the nearby 15a light circuits.
02-09-17, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Amp rating for hot water recirc pump?

Hi folks,
New construction. Planning on installing a good quality hot water recirc pump. Time to create the branch circuit for the pump. I have not selected the pump yet. So, by chance does anyone...
02-06-17, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Inspector requires receptacle at meter base

Hello. I'm still working on my new construction electrical install. The inspector said I must install a 120. GFCI outlet out of the meter base. My question is how do you connect 12/2 wire to the...
02-06-17, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Jimongee

Thank you...

I think I have it all digested now. The only thing I may be a bit confused about is the size of the conductor AWG the main to the sub. The last response recommended is #8 copper or #6 aluminum. I...
02-05-17, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

What is the term EGC

I'm still learning ....so one of the replies to my previous sub panel panel question used the term EGC. I don't know what that stands for.?
02-05-17, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Ok folks thanks for your many responses. Let's...

Ok folks thanks for your many responses. Let's see if I have this right; since the garage is attached I don't need a grounding stake in the earth for this sub panel. But I do need to put the...
02-05-17, 07:12 PM
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Posted By Jimongee

Thanks. I already have all the 110 GFCI...

Thanks. I already have all the 110 GFCI receptacles and separate lighting circuit installation completed. The 240v circuits are planned to run separately my table saw (16amps). My dust collector (14...
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