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04-09-11, 08:10 PM
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Posted By oleguy

re-read your post,you said 2-wire primary.maybe...

re-read your post,you said 2-wire primary.maybe just two services.other wise not sure.or 2 phase.
03-09-11, 06:36 PM
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Posted By oleguy

#8 would be min.with #8 you will be at 3% voltage...

#8 would be min.with #8 you will be at 3% voltage drop
03-03-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,327
Posted By oleguy

each wire counts.i would run thhn for ground.

each wire counts.i would run thhn for ground.
02-24-11, 09:27 AM
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Views: 2,374
Posted By oleguy

alumiconn connectors are one way.go to...

alumiconn connectors are one way.go to alcopstore.com/order
02-19-11, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,612
Posted By oleguy

first off casualjoe said 3/0 al.that is only good...

first off casualjoe said 3/0 al.that is only good for 175 amps.ckt needs at least 350kcml.
02-19-11, 01:40 PM
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Posted By oleguy

then get your code book!!! 310.4 (C)the...

then get your code book!!! 310.4 (C)the overcurrent protection is such that the ampicity of each individual conductor will not be excceded if one or more parrelell conductors become inadvertnaly...
02-19-11, 12:47 PM
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Posted By oleguy

310.4(b) the ampacity of each individual...

310.4(b) the ampacity of each individual conductor is suffecnt to carry the entire load
current shared by parralell conductors.also read(c).paralelling is done to reduce voltage drop.
i dug it up...
02-19-11, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By oleguy

the problem with that is 3/0 is too small.3/0 a/...

the problem with that is 3/0 is too small.3/0 a/ is only good for 175 amps.also each of the paralell wires need to be cappable of carring the load if one wire of the pair goes open.
02-18-11, 11:44 PM
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Views: 20,612
Posted By oleguy

350 or 400 kcml xhhw aluminum. min 3"...

350 or 400 kcml xhhw aluminum. min 3" conduit...you beat me to it.
02-12-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,342
Posted By oleguy

meter pak.you can get what you want.two meters...

meter pak.you can get what you want.two meters with two main disconnects.if both dwellings need 100 amp you need a 200 amp meter pak.
02-06-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,985
Posted By oleguy

no you did not.what i am saying is to verify you...

no you did not.what i am saying is to verify you have 240 volts on the load side of main.scinse you only have one ckt out,it is probly just an open in that ckt.but my point is you should check every...
02-05-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,985
Posted By oleguy

i would check each breaker for power.as part of...

i would check each breaker for power.as part of learning process,see if you have 240 accross main.you probably will but you need to check every thing.
01-28-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By oleguy

i would change it out and don't do that...

i would change it out and don't do that again.seriously
01-26-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,678
Posted By oleguy

read his ans.quote,they are all connected to the...

read his ans.quote,they are all connected to the stranded messenger.my point is the messenger does not loop to all xformers.this is how his post sounded.quote:his quote,one trans generaly feeds...
01-26-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,678
Posted By oleguy

the stranded messenger only terminates on one...

the stranded messenger only terminates on one transformer,the one going to your service and the 2 or three houses that are fed off the same xformer.
01-26-11, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By oleguy

thats beacause 400 pertains to flexible cords and...

thats beacause 400 pertains to flexible cords and cables.look in 620. time to get a new inspector.:):):).art 410 is used to specifi the instalition.
01-22-11, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,799
Posted By oleguy

get a voltmeter and find out which wire is hot...

get a voltmeter and find out which wire is hot incomming.make sure on load side(if you are protecting outlets down stream)that neutral and ground is not connected together.
01-17-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,237
Posted By oleguy

if the handels are tied together,that is a 240...

if the handels are tied together,that is a 240 only.they will only go in certain positions.you can get the double thqp that is for seperate 120.
01-17-11, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By oleguy

is breaker wired correctly?ckt neutral goes to...

is breaker wired correctly?ckt neutral goes to brkr and white pig tail on brkr goes to neutral buss.if that is good,a neutral to ground short at one of the recps.
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