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11-02-06, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Lanzi

Great, I just took apart the outside sconce...

Great,

I just took apart the outside sconce light fixture off the side of the front door. The wires just run out a hole in the wall WITH NO BOX, inside or out, directly to the fixture.

Is...
11-02-06, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,943
Posted By Lanzi

The 10/3 comes off the main via 30 double pole...

The 10/3 comes off the main via 30 double pole brk. It feeds a small sub-panel in the barn (no main brk). The sub-panel is connected by two hots (red, black), a neutral (white) and a seperated...
11-02-06, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Lanzi

Flood Light Mounting

Hello all,

I'd like to know the proper way to install a electrical box for mounting a flood/motion light fixture to the side of a barn. I took apart the one mounted on the side of the house, and...
11-02-06, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,943
Posted By Lanzi

Ground Rod in Ledge Rock

OK all, here's one.

I have a deteched barn sitting on a short (30") concrete footing/wall on top of ledge rock (there's about 18" of soil before you hit solid limestone). I've scanned the Q/A...
10-26-06, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,532
Posted By Lanzi

Tap off a 20A outlet to feed 15A switch/light

OK OK,

I will use 12/2 wire (and a 15A switch?) and play it safe. Thanks all.

But, unfortunately, I don't actually understand why. Especially, why I'm able to place a 15A weak link switch in...
10-26-06, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,532
Posted By Lanzi

Tap off a 20A outlet to feed 15A switch/light

Hello all!

At the far end of the barn, outside on the peak, I'd like to install a typical 15Amp motion flood light. There's a 20amp outlet (last of three on its circuit) nearby.

Question:...
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Views: 1,722
Posted By Lanzi

framing/joining/raising long wall with header

This summer's project is a garage. The foundation is poured, and I'm ready to frame the walls. Sometimes, the easiest way isn't the correct way, so I thought I'd run this by you experts first. Any...
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Views: 807
Posted By Lanzi

Sorry, it's not a single bulb, it's 11. But all...

Sorry, it's not a single bulb, it's 11. But all of the tricky circuitry was figured out last week under the "elctrical" forum: Driveway Circuit Design. Now I'd just like to find out about reducing...
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Lanzi

CF Light Minimum Starting Voltage

It would be great if someone knew the answer to this question.

I have a long wire run where voltage drop is significant. The incandescent light is fairly dim. The new Compact Fluorescent lights...
10-07-05, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,179
Posted By Lanzi

This is all EXCELLENT information. Thank-you! A...

This is all EXCELLENT information. Thank-you! A couple of clarifications:

So, it's not 1,500 feet, but 3,000 feet total because of the common run back to the panel? But if this is a multiwire...
10-06-05, 07:45 AM
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Views: 5,179
Posted By Lanzi

Thanks for the input. I think I'm getting it. ...

Thanks for the input. I think I'm getting it. As far as the voltage drop, a 20-30% reduction in voltage seems like a lot!

If I use a multi-wire circuit, does that reduce the Vdrop on each leg...
10-05-05, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,179
Posted By Lanzi

Circuit Design for Driveway Lights

I learned much from reading these forums. Thank-you all. Now, it's my turn to ask the experts. I hope you all can help.

I'd like feedback regarding designing a Driveway Lighting Circuit. I...
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