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03-06-19, 09:29 AM
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Posted By randygk

Flexible Conduit fill

I'm about to install a generator transfer panel with 10 circuits, Reliant model 310A. I had planned to use only 8 circuits, but the generator transfer panel instruction state that any multi wire...
03-04-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By randygk

Room over garage insulation

I removed a bathroom installed in a bonus room over the garage. I noticed there is no insulation between the truss bottom chords under the bonus room. There are insulation dams at the eaves and was...
01-05-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By randygk

Seam Between Studs

I removed a bathroom in a bonus room upstairs. The walls of the bathroom met the existing walls between the 24" on center roof trusses. No structure was added to back up the joint.
Can I back the...
08-28-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By randygk

Thanks, I've done industrial maintenance on 480...

Thanks, I've done industrial maintenance on 480 and down. I will not work on it live. Power company has been very accommodating and will disconnect at transformer making whole box dead until...
08-28-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By randygk

200 amp disconnect

Greetings,
I need to hook up a 200 amp disconnect at the meter panel for a sub panel.
The 400 amp box already has the double lugs and a knockout at the lower left. I can't go to the right because...
07-18-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By randygk

Romex in Panel

I'm running 5ea 12-2 Romex cables to separate cb's for 20 amp 240 volt outlets for woodworking machines. Is there a code or recommendation for how much sheathing I can leave on in the panel as to...
07-04-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,592
Posted By randygk

Tamper Resistant Receptacles

Happy 4th to all. Do I need tamper resistant receptacles in a new detached shop/rv garage that iím wiring ?
Thanks
06-22-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By randygk

Inspector is a no waiver, no exception, no humor...

Inspector is a no waiver, no exception, no humor kind of guy. Code it is.
Thanks for all the info.
06-21-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By randygk

6 ga wire

Could I use 6 ga black as neutral on branch circuit using white tape ? Could I use it as ground on sub panel feed using green tape
Thanks
06-21-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By randygk

6 ga wire colors

I think I read all conductors bigger than 6 are black and color identified for purpose by tape or other means. Can you run 3 conductors of 6 for 220v using all green or all black and cover any...
06-19-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By randygk

Detached shop wiring

Greetings,
Wiring a detached shop/rv garage using a 200 amp sub panel fed with 3 4/0 AL and 1 ea 6ga CU for ground from 400 amp meter panel.

1. I'm putting in a 50,30,20GFCI RV power panel -...
06-01-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By randygk

GFCI Breaker or GFCI Outlets

I'm having a detached shop built and will have a 200 amp panel. For the general use outlets is it better to use a GFCI breaker or put GFCI outlet in first position and feed other outlets. I know the...
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By randygk

Concrete Footing and stem wall

I'm having a 41 ft X 42 ft single story shop built and the concrete for the footing was poured yesterday. They only got some of the vertical rebar pieces set and the contractor said they would drill...
08-04-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By randygk

Smile Final

Got the final permit done today. The inspector was sorry to hear of the initial trouble I had starting the permit process. Total run of 160 feet, using 1 1/2 inch sch 40 pvc, 3 ea 4 ga, 1 ea 6ga...
07-21-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By randygk

Update

Return trip to the county building dept. with a request for welder power box. After several minutes of discussion it was decided an rv outlet box would be allowed if planning dept. would approve it....
07-18-15, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By randygk

County said I could not have "permanent power for...

County said I could not have "permanent power for anything with wheels". I'm going to visit the building dept again next week for other options - ie welder power.
Thanks, I read the NEMA pdf on...
07-18-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By randygk

RV Power Outlet box - Part 2

Well the county permit is out, so will proceed on my own. I will use 1 1/2" sch 40 for for total 165 ft run - 130 ft of it in trench min. 20 inches deep, the other 35 feet in unfinished basement. Fed...
07-16-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By randygk

Yes I have two welders that would qualify. I do...

Yes I have two welders that would qualify. I do live in a Homeowners (59ea 5 acre parcels) and I'm on the board. I had an appt and we never even got to any of the paperwork or CCR's (which are not an...
07-15-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By randygk

They never even looked at the paperwork. When I...

They never even looked at the paperwork. When I told them it was a power box to plug in the Rv both inspectors said no way.
07-15-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By randygk

RV Power Outlet Box

I have an rv parked behind my house and tired of running extension cords all the time. Okay, I've trenched min 20 inches deep and bought a power panel prewired with circuit breakers and 1ea 50 amp...
07-02-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By randygk

RV receptacle

I need to put in service for our rv and have worked mfg maintenance, so have some electrical background (DC to 480). I have a 100 amp sub panel in basement fed from 200 amp main panel. There is also...
09-27-12, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By randygk

Rv Outlet

Howdy, searched rv elect and could not find similar post. I need to run 120 vac 145 feet to an RV pad. Want a 30 amp rv outlet and 20 amp duplex outlet (general use and night light). on line...
07-24-11, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By randygk

The welder manual says not to size the branch...

The welder manual says not to size the branch circuit protection by the plug rating, so I'm thinking they are protecting the welder at 35 amps.
07-24-11, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By randygk

Welder Receptacle

I just purchased another welder and it will run on 110 or 220. The 220 plug plugs into a NEMA 6-50R and requires a 35 amp (25 amp time delay) fuse or breaker. My old welder plugs into a NEMA 6-50R...
02-17-06, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,736
Posted By randygk

Thanks for the input

I received the wire and the conduit free, so was the obvious choice. The 1 ga. wire is THWN and I'm hoping this will still be okay.
Thanks, Randy
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