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09-08-17, 01:00 PM
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Posted By GDeward

So, is there any way to run 20 servers (my max...

So, is there any way to run 20 servers (my max hope) if each are pulling 15A?
09-08-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By GDeward

Question Adding TWO 100A SubPanels From One 200A Panel

Main panel is 200A with 10 spaces open. Could I hang TWO 100A subpanels off of this main panel? Each subpanel would contain 10 x 20A circuits. Each 20A circuit would control a single large...
09-08-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By GDeward

Question 2 x 100A SubPanels From One 200A Panel

Main panel is 200A with 10 spaces open. Could I hang TWO 100A subpanels off of this main panel? Each subpanel would contain 10 x 20A circuits. Each 20A circuit would control a single large...
09-08-17, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By GDeward

PJmax: At 10 x 20A circuits, wouldn't that still...

PJmax: At 10 x 20A circuits, wouldn't that still be 200 amps? Why would it be okay to stick this in a 125A subpanel?

Using a calculator to figure out the VA for each device, I came up with 1800VA...
09-08-17, 11:37 AM
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Views: 851
Posted By GDeward

Question Adding 125A Subpanel for 20 x 15A circuits?

What am I missing? An electrician just told me I could add 20 x 15A circuits to my garage by hanging a 125A subpanel off of my existing 200A main panel. He keeps stressing the number of SPACES in...
10-25-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By GDeward

I understand 20A = #12. My question is: Must I...

I understand 20A = #12. My question is: Must I change the gauge of the ground wire if I'm combining the ground from three separate 20A circuits?
10-25-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By GDeward

This is an attached garage. Hopefully the image...

This is an attached garage. Hopefully the image below will help:
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10-24-15, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By GDeward

What size ground wire?

I have three 12-2 NM cables pulled into my garage for 3 x 20A circuits. I would like to run THHN from a junction box and use a common ground wire for all three circuits. What gauge wire must I use...
10-16-15, 08:32 PM
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Views: 2,961
Posted By GDeward

My reason for running 12-3 cable was to allow the...

My reason for running 12-3 cable was to allow the cable to be reused at some point in the future. Not a good idea? Would the extra conductors cause a problem for anyone?
10-15-15, 08:56 PM
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Posted By GDeward

Thanks for clarifying. So, if I went with 12-3...

Thanks for clarifying. So, if I went with 12-3 NM-B W/G cable, I COULD run free within the attic, THROUGH the wall of the house, and into the back of the box for the receptacle?

This is the cable...
10-15-15, 04:14 PM
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Posted By GDeward

Beautiful! Nice find, Ray! =) Now I just...

Beautiful! Nice find, Ray! =)

Now I just need to determine if using this box, since it has a rear entry, would allow me to run THHN direct to the box without having to switch to a different...
10-15-15, 01:37 PM
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Posted By GDeward

The boxes I've been looking at have knockouts in...

The boxes I've been looking at have knockouts in the back of the box. The house has vinyl siding. I was going to cut the vinyl siding just enough to slip the box in and screw it to the side of the...
10-15-15, 09:52 AM
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Posted By GDeward

Wiring Diagram for 20A GFI Outlet with Switch

Could someone send me a link to a wiring diagram for a 20A GFI outlet with switch? I will be installing a covered outlet under my soffit for a heat cable. I would like to have a switch, in my...
10-15-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,426
Posted By GDeward

Wish I could shake your hand, ibpook, whomever...

Wish I could shake your hand, ibpook, whomever you are. Thanks for such direct and responsive replies.
10-14-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,426
Posted By GDeward

Thanks, ibpooks. You've been quite helpful. ...

Thanks, ibpooks. You've been quite helpful.

Last question: If I used 12-3 solid THHN cable OR 12-3 NM-B W/G cable, could I use a single 1/2" EMT for each within the garage, for protection, and...
10-14-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,426
Posted By GDeward

Whoa... 1.25" EMT? In my garage? And walls? ...

Whoa... 1.25" EMT? In my garage? And walls? How the heck do I bend THAT!?!? Geesh!

If I did ONE 12-3 NM in each raceway, could the raceways all use the same box when I need to punch through...
10-14-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,426
Posted By GDeward

If I ran THHN in 1/2" EMT for all four circuits...

If I ran THHN in 1/2" EMT for all four circuits (direct shot, no subpanel), what should I run? Would it be possible simply run FOUR 12-3 lines in the same raceway? If I run single THHN wires, what...
10-11-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,426
Posted By GDeward

Could we stick to facts? How many wires, code,...

Could we stick to facts? How many wires, code, etc.?
10-11-15, 05:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,426
Posted By GDeward

Romex or individual conductors in conduit

Okay, from what I'm reading, Romex should not go in EMT. So, how many wires should I pull for 4 x 20A circuits (neutrals, hots, 12-2, 12-3, etc.)? What size EMT?

Installing circuits to a...
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