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12-29-07, 10:46 PM
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Posted By bob100

from table 314.16(A) - for 4" x 1.5" octagonal...

from table 314.16(A) - for 4" x 1.5" octagonal box is 15.5 cu. inches
08-01-05, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,552
Posted By bob100

KK45- what country are you from? What you...

KK45-

what country are you from? What you keep describing doesn't compare to U.S. 120/240 volt 3-wire service.

Just wondering.
07-26-05, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,896
Posted By bob100

Using the extension cord was the cause of the...

Using the extension cord was the cause of the breaker tripping quickly.

No manufactured extension cord will satisfy this saw. I'd bet there is a warning in the manual against extension cords.
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07-04-05, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,387
Posted By bob100

Tell us the information on the data plate. ...

Tell us the information on the data plate. Volts, watts, amps, fuse sizing, etc... Don't assume anything with electrical requirements.
06-04-05, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By bob100

Check to see if the wire is supposed to be...

Check to see if the wire is supposed to be inserted into a hole just next to the screw. If so, the wire should be straight and the amount of insulation stripped should match the guage molded on back...
05-14-05, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,875
Posted By bob100

"im not sure if uf cable can be buried in...

"im not sure if uf cable can be buried in conrete" - No. Article 340.12(8)

UF cable minimum depth for direct burial is 24", or 12" if GFCI protected before exiting house.

Can you do the...
01-30-05, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,955
Posted By bob100

A couple of suggestions. Maybe it is fed...

A couple of suggestions. Maybe it is fed downstream from a GFCI receptacle.

Is the double switch you mention two switches next to each other, or two switches above and below each other? ...
01-16-05, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,921
Posted By bob100

Todd's right. Wire guage means nothing until...

Todd's right. Wire guage means nothing until total wattage of heaters is known.

Sandy, give us total wattage of the 3 heaters and you'll get help to safely inatall your heaters. Thanks.
12-03-04, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By bob100

I like using Leviton devices, and tonight I went...

I like using Leviton devices, and tonight I went to the Home Depot to get some supplies for a project tomorrow. Got home and realized the duplex receptacles from the $.50 bin were backstab only, no...
11-28-04, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,820
Posted By bob100

If the outlet you are taking power from is a...

If the outlet you are taking power from is a counterop receptacle, it cannot serve your over the range microwave oven. Countertop receptacles are restricted in what they can serve.

This should...
11-27-04, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By bob100

No need for a box behind BB heater, you can run...

No need for a box behind BB heater, you can run wire into knock-out in back of heater with cable clamp.

But there can be other issues with this type of installation. Are the voids in the block...
11-19-04, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By bob100

I left out the wording that your talking about. ...

I left out the wording that your talking about. I originally quoted:

424.3(B)that "The ampacity of the branch circuit conductors and the rating or setting of the overcurrent devices supplying...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By bob100

I'l take a stab at your questions. 1. When...

I'l take a stab at your questions.

1. When no more water comes out of the drain, the system will be empty. Close the incoming water valve and turn off power before draining.

2. When water...
11-18-04, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By bob100

Your original service was sized using the old...

Your original service was sized using the old square footage of the house. You don't say how large the addition is or what special electrical loads were added (hot tub, kitchen appliances, air...
11-18-04, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By bob100

If you only had two wires in the original switch...

If you only had two wires in the original switch box, that is a switch loop for the light. There is no neutral wire present to properly connect the new fan.

Post back and tell what are all the...
11-17-04, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By bob100

There are both single pole t-stats and double...

There are both single pole t-stats and double pole t-stats. By using single pole, you are only disconnecting one hot leg of the heater. I recommend using double pole t-stats.

No, Andrew you are...
11-17-04, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By bob100

NEC states in Article 424 "Fixed Electric...

NEC states in Article 424 "Fixed Electric Space-Heating Equipment", 424.3(B)that "The ampacity of the branch circuit conductors and the rating or setting of the overcurrent devices supplying fixed...
11-13-04, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By bob100

Unhappy John is correct about understanding codes before...

John is correct about understanding codes before you start. Each room has its own codes. Requirements for GFCI are also important to know before starting. Also, proper methods for running cable is...
11-09-04, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,398
Posted By bob100

Based on your description, I would connect just...

Based on your description, I would connect just as you said. Fixture black wire to box red wire, fixture white to box white, and fixture ground to box ground.

In newer construction, it is common...
11-09-04, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,784
Posted By bob100

It's probably way too late now, but the original...

It's probably way too late now, but the original 3 prong circuit would have been allowed to service your new stove. It sounds like you installed new cable and a new receptacle. In doing so, it must...
11-09-04, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By bob100

A better way is to disconnect the wire ends that...

A better way is to disconnect the wire ends that are the "push-ins" from the receptacle, then wire-nut your new wire plus a pigtail (a 6 inch length of same color wire) together with the two existing...
10-26-04, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,406
Posted By bob100

nap- Connections should be: -...

nap-

Connections should be:

- Source black to black of the sensor and bottom brass screw of receptacle.
- Source white to white of sensor, white of light, and either silver screw of...
10-25-04, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,406
Posted By bob100

Be sure you are following the instructions on the...

Be sure you are following the instructions on the photo sensor correctly. Usually the black is the line in. The red is the photo controlled load out. White to white from source power.

You...
10-25-04, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By bob100

Answer to #1 - Yes Answer to #2 - the two...

Answer to #1 - Yes

Answer to #2 - the two terminals on the cartridge fuse block should have 240v between them. they should have 120v from hot terminal to ground.

Identifying the new fuse...
09-18-04, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By bob100

It sounds like it is working just fine. Any...

It sounds like it is working just fine. Any motor operated tool or appliance will draw different levels of current depending on whether it is starting, running with no load, or running under partial...
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