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09-02-15, 08:16 PM
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Posted By morpheusoptic

Doesn't look like it but here are some pics... ...

Doesn't look like it but here are some pics...
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09-02-15, 08:01 PM
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Posted By morpheusoptic

Thanks everyone that replied. I have never seen a...

Thanks everyone that replied. I have never seen a PRV anywhere on my system. I have seen them before so I know what they look like. When the house was built 8 years ago I remember the plumber saying...
08-31-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,719
Posted By morpheusoptic

Water Meter spins forwards and backwards continuously

Hi, I have wondered about this for a few years now and hope maybe someone can explain what is going on.

My house is 8 years old and for at least 3 of them I have heard this repetitive knocking...
10-30-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,006
Posted By morpheusoptic

Thanks for the info. I thought the exp tank...

Thanks for the info. I thought the exp tank prevented backflow from the hot water tank, thanks for correcting me. I guess it is to keep the tank from exploding or constantly triggering the relief...
10-30-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,006
Posted By morpheusoptic

Meter spinning backwards and air in line

Hello,

Over that past 2 months or so I have noticed every time I open a faucet or start a load of laundry after there has been no water usage for over an hour, I hear air spitting out of the...
12-11-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,903
Posted By morpheusoptic

There should be no reason you have to put the...

There should be no reason you have to put the wire in conduit if it is UF unless you want it for convenience of being able to add more wires in the future without having to retrench the yard. As for...
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Views: 1,366
Posted By morpheusoptic

'04 Silverado With Wheel Noise

Hello all, I have a '04 Chevy Silverado with 135,000 miles and over that past week I have started to notice a squealing/screeching noise whenever I am turning my truck left or right. It happens at...
12-24-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 22,310
Posted By morpheusoptic

This doesn't pertain to houses but on the same...

This doesn't pertain to houses but on the same subject as french is talking about... Most services are way overrated. We have a pretty large regional airport out here that we do alot of work for. ...
11-07-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By morpheusoptic

Yes you are correct that all the commons are...

Yes you are correct that all the commons are connected to the same spot in the panel but that doesn't mean it is alright to do that elsewhere before it gets to the panel. The reasons can get a bit...
11-07-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By morpheusoptic

The 12 ga. wire is actually larger than the 14...

The 12 ga. wire is actually larger than the 14 ga. wire you have in some places, therefore it is actually rated to handle more amperage. If everything is downstream from that particular 15 amp...
10-24-09, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,059
Posted By morpheusoptic

As Ray suggested, it may be a loose neutral and...

As Ray suggested, it may be a loose neutral and he is probably correct... 9 times out of 10 I have always found that the neutral is loose or not hooked up when I get that reading on my tester. Also...
09-10-09, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,464
Posted By morpheusoptic

Providing it won't be subject to any water...

Providing it won't be subject to any water getting into it, than you should be able to use it. FYI to find it in the code it is NEC 2008 Article 348. If there is a good chance the conduit will be...
06-10-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,154
Posted By morpheusoptic

Yea... first is it a direct wire fan or one that...

Yea... first is it a direct wire fan or one that plugs into a wall outlet? All you need to do is add a switch from a circuit nearby or run a dedicated one from the panel depending on what the load...
06-07-09, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,938
Posted By morpheusoptic

French277 brought up a few good points about...

French277 brought up a few good points about rotation. You must make sure it is going the correct direction or stuff will burn up eventually. Now in single phase wiring ,as what your house has, you...
06-06-09, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,938
Posted By morpheusoptic

Hey Clay... according to the diagram you...

Hey Clay... according to the diagram you supplied, you want to use the transformer to buck (reduce) the voltage.... Go to the single phase column on page 3 and pick the closest incoming voltage from...
02-22-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,651
Posted By morpheusoptic

It would be best if you could correct it as the...

It would be best if you could correct it as the 6-32 screws that are most likely holding the fan to the mud ring are not rated for that type of weight nor is there enough thread length built in to...
02-22-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,823
Posted By morpheusoptic

I don't think I have ever seen the breaker you...

I don't think I have ever seen the breaker you are describing. Does it specifically say Type CH or does is say CH... with some other letter(s) after it? If it is a really old panel the style may...
11-16-07, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,482
Posted By morpheusoptic

I work for the place full time fungku so yea they...

I work for the place full time fungku so yea they probably could still come back on me even if the boss said to do it a different way. Today I just said forget it and don't care what they want me to...
11-15-07, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,482
Posted By morpheusoptic

Thank you everyone for your fast replies... Yea...

Thank you everyone for your fast replies... Yea I know about wanting to keep it in the 3% max voltage drop area and with 12's there is just no possible way... not even with 10's for that matter. ...
11-15-07, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,482
Posted By morpheusoptic

voltage drop on lighting

We just started wiring a furniture store and we have both 277v flourescent lighting in the showroom and 120v track lighting. My question is regarding the track lights. There are 12 sets of track...
04-10-07, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By morpheusoptic

60 amps should be good as nap said... I read the...

60 amps should be good as nap said... I read the question wrong and figured you had a 50 amp breaker in there instead of a 40 amp so disregard what I just said... ha ha.
04-10-07, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,814
Posted By morpheusoptic

Thanks everyone for all the quick replies. Yes I...

Thanks everyone for all the quick replies. Yes I agree the inspector should carry the code book with him. Although I had mine... I wasn't going to start say look you idiot I want proof of what your...
04-10-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,814
Posted By morpheusoptic

Cord length on appliances

I just got a final inspection done on one of the houses I was wiring up and I passed... however the electrical inspector did mention one thing about how long the cord was on the dishwasher. He said...
12-12-05, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By morpheusoptic

Thank you all for your input. That makes sense...

Thank you all for your input. That makes sense and you all brought up a good point that if anything that could conduct electricity runs from the house to the shed, then it must all be bonded...
12-11-05, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By morpheusoptic

Adding a panel in a shed

I have been doing commerical work for a few years now and have never done anything residential whatsoever, so I am not sure if there is a difference b/t adding panels in either field. A neighbor...
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