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01-19-08, 12:00 PM
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Also John, What is a good source to read up on...

Also John, What is a good source to read up on this topic - grounding?
01-19-08, 11:56 AM
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Posted By lnlillard

Study up a bit. Learn the difference between an...

Study up a bit. Learn the difference between an equipment grounding conductor (EGC) and a grounding electrode conductor (GEC). As Bob says, they serve different purposes and protect you from...
01-18-08, 12:09 PM
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Posted By lnlillard

3) You need to provide a proper ground for the...

3) You need to provide a proper ground for the sub panel, and a ground rod is usually easiest.[/QUOTE]

Doesn't the ground wire from the main provide this?
01-18-08, 08:42 AM
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Posted By lnlillard

A Few Additional Questions

My current plan is to run a 4-wire, 30 Amp feed from my main panelboard to the remote panelboard in my new detached garage. I will keep the neutral and ground busses separated in the remote panel. ...
01-15-08, 11:05 AM
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Posted By lnlillard

Thanks again to all that have made suggestions. ...

Thanks again to all that have made suggestions. I will use them. I misspoke when I said I would run a 3-wire feed. I meant two hot wires and a neutral plus a ground. I didn't realize there was a...
01-14-08, 12:51 PM
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Posted By lnlillard

Wiring For New Detached Garage(update)

Diesel, Bob, and Ben, thanks for your help. I have decided to take your advise (the reason I asked for it) and today I bought my Square D Homeline 4-circuit panel and two 15 amp breakers for it. I...
01-12-08, 12:02 PM
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Posted By lnlillard

Thumbs up Wiring For New Detached Garage

I recently had built a 24 X 26 detached garage, and I want to add electricity to it. I do not plan to use it as a work shop or have any heavy electrical loads in it. My plan is to have two overhead...
01-10-08, 02:15 PM
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Posted By lnlillard

Understanding 240 Volt Circuits

Four years ago I bought an old lake home in central Florida. In mapping the circuit pannel, I discoverd that I have a (4-wire) circuit which goes out to a boat house at the edge of the water (~350'...
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