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11-20-06, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Tearflop

Thank you so much, You have really made that...

Thank you so much, You have really made that clear....I will look for the lights. But that seems like the way I will go.

Thanks

Tearflop
11-19-06, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By Tearflop

Puck lights or strips

I would like to install under cabinet lighting in a kitchen. At present all the walls are open. I would like to hardwire them to a direct wall switch. Can someone help me with how they should be...
08-10-06, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

Again I would like to say, that I have not...

Again I would like to say, that I have not attempted this and probably will not and when the times comes I will have a professional do it, but I still will ask questions as someone I hire will not...
08-10-06, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

Thanks for the input.... Ok I think I got...

Thanks for the input....

Ok I think I got it.....the 2 bussbars are not connected, the one on thew right in the panel has a larger terminal (neutral bar) which will take the alum 4/0 or smalled...
08-10-06, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

Ok , Im back with more questions, hpothetical...

Ok , Im back with more questions, hpothetical ....the 100 amp panel I have has one ground wire to the neutral bussbar which is attached to the cold water pipe approx 5 feet from the panel and a short...
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Views: 1,850
Posted By Tearflop

thanks for the input...I just called in a...

thanks for the input...I just called in a pro...He is going to use black pipe for the job....thanks

Tearflop
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By Tearflop

Moving steam Pipes

I have a 40 yr old home with steam heat with cast iron recessed radiators.

In the basement the main heat loop is comprised of 2" pipe with various tees going to each radiator approx 1 1/2. the...
06-22-06, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

Thanks again for the input I really appreciate...

Thanks again for the input I really appreciate it. I will look for the book Rex Cauldwell's 'Wiring a House',you recommended as well as the National Electrical Code book. I actually had a problem...
06-21-06, 04:53 PM
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Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

I do lots of reading on the subject and all other...

I do lots of reading on the subject and all other subjects that I attempt to do,and at this point no I am not ready to try this but I also thought this is where you can ask questions and also learn....
06-20-06, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

I just purchased the new 200 amp load center, a...

I just purchased the new 200 amp load center, a Murray. In the panel I see two termial strips, I guess one for the neutral and one for the ground. I understand that the 3 service wires are...
06-16-06, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By Tearflop

Thanks for the input...What is the ft lbs of...

Thanks for the input...What is the ft lbs of torque needed.

Thanks

Tear
06-15-06, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By Tearflop

Copper vs. Alum

Regarding 200 amp service what are the advantages / disadvantages with using copper opposed to Alum for the entrance. Also which ever you use should they be the same when running from the panel to...
06-15-06, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By Tearflop

Not sure how old the main breaker is. I will...

Not sure how old the main breaker is. I will check the load on the circuits.

Tear
06-14-06, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By Tearflop

Regarding my 1st post I just want to add that the...

Regarding my 1st post I just want to add that the breaker didn't rip until I turned on a second window A/C 120v.

Tearflop
06-14-06, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By Tearflop

Thanks for the response Speedy & Nap ...

Thanks for the response Speedy & Nap

tearflop

The Ammeter measures the amperage right.
06-14-06, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By Tearflop

100 amp Panel

I have a 100 amp panel in my 65 year old home. Over the past year I had approximately 75% of the wiring replaced and will be changing over to 200 amp service. Recently with a washer and dryer ,...
05-15-06, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Posted By Tearflop

Thanks for the input...sounds like I could be in...

Thanks for the input...sounds like I could be in for some fun.....


Tearflop
05-13-06, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Posted By Tearflop

New Hinges and door

I am replacing a French door with a new one which is not pre hung, as I don't want to rip out the jamb...What is the best way to cut in new hinges in the door.

Thanks

Tearflop
04-10-06, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

You are not being insulting at all....I can...

You are not being insulting at all....I can pretty much do your above basic wiring, but not a service entrance, something I don't think I would attempt. I am just trying to understand ...that's how...
04-07-06, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

Where are these conductors, inside the meter...

Where are these conductors, inside the meter box....
04-05-06, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

The existing pipe does not extend above the roof...

The existing pipe does not extend above the roof line. It's approximately 11' above the meter.

the conductors in the meter box....

I saw metal pipe at the local depot in the elect dept and it's...
04-04-06, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By Tearflop

New Service

Hi,
I need some info please as Im upgrading service from 100 amps to 200 amps:
What is the take on service entrance pipe...Metal Vs. PVC..

Does 3 wire require a 2" pipe.

Thanks

Tearflop
03-23-06, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By Tearflop

Ok...thanks for the responses Tearflop

Ok...thanks for the responses

Tearflop
03-23-06, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By Tearflop

Emergency shutoff

Im not sure if this question goes under Elect or Plumbing/Heating... Where can the emergency shutoff switch for the furnace go...Mine is right next to the unit...Does it also have to be at the top of...
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Views: 3,826
Posted By Tearflop

Thanks for the info....Does the MDF come in crown...

Thanks for the info....Does the MDF come in crown molding also.


Thanks

Tearflop
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