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06-24-07, 03:56 PM
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Posted By bestbowl

I am just putting in the subpanel, that's it. The...

I am just putting in the subpanel, that's it. The contractor will inspect the and do the rest of the job.
06-24-07, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,227
Posted By bestbowl

xxxxxxxxxxxx And I am just making the subpanel...

xxxxxxxxxxxx And I am just making the subpanel for the job, that's it, the rest will be done and inspected by a licenced electrical contractor.
Thanks for the advice though, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx...
06-24-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,227
Posted By bestbowl

Even at 240v??????????????????????

Even at 240v??????????????????????
06-24-07, 01:48 PM
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Views: 2,227
Posted By bestbowl

I am putting in outdoor lighting for a large...

I am putting in outdoor lighting for a large space with 2 courts, and there is going to be all the electrical for a pool and spa (including heaters) all running on the same box.
06-24-07, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,227
Posted By bestbowl

Arrow Maximum continuous load question.

I was using the free electrician load calculator at electrician2.com and I entered all my info for a 100 amp panel and it's coming up with a figure or 56 to 72 amps (depending on the guage of wire I...
06-24-07, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,358
Posted By bestbowl

I just do that because I have nothing else to say

and the software won't let you post with no message...
06-24-07, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,015
Posted By bestbowl

Thanks I think #3 or #4 will be sufficiant

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06-23-07, 08:32 PM
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Views: 15,015
Posted By bestbowl

Talking yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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06-23-07, 08:25 PM
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Views: 15,015
Posted By bestbowl

Just installing a 100 amp subpanel from a 200 amp panel

Simple enough, have lots of material (photos and instruction) on proper methods. Just would love to know what is typically the largest guage thhn copper wire I can stick in the 100 amp breaker. Like...
06-23-07, 08:20 PM
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Views: 18,358
Posted By bestbowl

Ahhhh Thanks much

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06-23-07, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,015
Posted By bestbowl

Lets go with GE, same questions as before...

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06-23-07, 08:11 PM
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Views: 15,015
Posted By bestbowl

OK lets make this much simpler.

What is the name of the company that produces a panel and circut breaker that will hold the biggest guage wire to create a sub panel. (Biggest opening into the breaker.) And/or if I went to home...
06-23-07, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,358
Posted By bestbowl

So these is no conversion for how many watts I can use

at 240 volts as opposed to 120 volts? I thought this was simple...?
06-23-07, 08:03 PM
06-23-07, 07:58 PM
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Posted By bestbowl

Thumbs up What is the biggest thhn copper wire that will fit into a

Standard 100 amp circut breaker. Or should I ask; what (what make) is the biggest 100 amp circut breaker and what guage of wire will fit inside of it?
I ask this because I am making a sub panel and...
05-12-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 132,690
Posted By bestbowl

So if the wire is dual rated thhn thwn is it usually 75C or 90C and/or is it

the temperature usually also indicated on the wire?
05-12-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 132,690
Posted By bestbowl

Question What is the difference between THWN & THHN wire?

Just wondering what is the difference and what is better for my different applications.
Thanks.
05-12-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,938
Posted By bestbowl

I did not know that, why do they sell meters at the hardware store then?

I did not want to sell electricity, only keep track to avoid battles of electric bills. He thinks I use more then him and I know he uses more then me etc. etc.
I guess if it might be illegal I will...
05-12-07, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,938
Posted By bestbowl

Arrow Installing a Second Meter

I am installing a second meter to keep track of my tenants electrical use. I am wondering how to calibrate it and what the different adjustment screws control; ie: S and F screws, and if these have...
05-03-07, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,852
Posted By bestbowl

Narrowbackpride

I only have to run the wire about 6 feet thru the drywall, don't know if I am going to pipe or fish yet. (What do you think? Some say I have to go thru pipe at this load-with this wire.)

I am...
05-03-07, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,852
Posted By bestbowl

100 amp breaker feeding from main

100 amp breaker feeding sub from main (of which I am only using 10-20 at any given time, really only 5 if I am not using forced air heater).
05-03-07, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By bestbowl

Furd and Narrowbackpride

Please see "Wire Size, Breaker, and Three Phase Question" Post from earlier today. Thanks
05-03-07, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By bestbowl

I am trying to calculate the maximum

The maximum amps (watts) I can draw from my 125 amp subpanel to create a new subpanel without having to do any major overhauling. Please see my previous post if you think you can help with some more...
05-03-07, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By bestbowl

Attempting Demand Load Calculation

I am using the web site: electriciancalculators.com to attempt a "demand load calculation" and it asks for "termination temp." in C and the "conductor insulation temp." I was told I should use THHN...
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