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10-18-08, 06:32 AM
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go for that main breaker test. that is the only...

go for that main breaker test. that is the only thing you really have left when you think about it. just a thought, pop out the breakers and ck the buss if it shows signs of wear or is pitted it...
10-17-08, 05:07 PM
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Views: 982
Posted By jjkjr

i would try the main breaker now. put in a 100a...

i would try the main breaker now. put in a 100a temp and see if the problem goes away. even if its a 200a main just temp the 100 for a few days and if the pblm goes away then you go down the road of...
10-09-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By jjkjr

that is great gives new meaning to the term...

that is great gives new meaning to the term tamper proof switch. just think of all the other applications this could be used for. your kids wont turn off the lights then install one of these and they...
09-30-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,453
Posted By jjkjr

that might work, but if so this would mean that...

that might work, but if so this would mean that some switches might be buried. or were spliced through and then covered over. only way you can determine this is with a meter. you must determine which...
09-29-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,453
Posted By jjkjr

From Your Post It Sounds Like The Box Has Two...

From Your Post It Sounds Like The Box Has Two Switches In It. And That These Switches Are 3way Switches. (can Turn On Or Off From Two Locations) Your Original Dimmer Was A 3way Type And You Must...
09-23-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jjkjr

mark sounds like you have it correct. just...

mark sounds like you have it correct. just remember that on a multi wire branch circuit the black must be on one phase and the red on the other. so if you put a meter on the red and black wires you...
09-22-08, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By jjkjr

this is a 3wire the external ground wire (green)...

this is a 3wire the external ground wire (green) although it works this is not code. you must purchase 6/3 romex which is good for 50amps. the romex will have a bare ground wire in the cable. when...
09-19-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,071
Posted By jjkjr

i dont know if you can but it would be a good...

i dont know if you can but it would be a good idea to remove that tape as this is the point were the heat will have the greatest impact on the conductors. this is called bundling and is also against...
09-19-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,071
Posted By jjkjr

this will work but code says more than two...

this will work but code says more than two current carring conductors in a raceway and you must derate. but its a real world out there and this would not be the first time someone did not derate. as...
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Views: 752
Posted By jjkjr

the canopy is not making contact when it is...

the canopy is not making contact when it is brought back up. bring it down and make sure no plaster fell on to the contacts.if they are clean you can try and give the canopy a little twist some times...
09-19-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,071
Posted By jjkjr

sounds like you might have this backwards. the...

sounds like you might have this backwards. the transfer switch goes next to the electrical panel. from there you feed the generator. the sizing of those conductors would be based on the size of your...
09-18-08, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By jjkjr

this installation does not even come close to...

this installation does not even come close to meeting code. all units must have their own disconnect, also if that 100amp breaker is more then 5 feet away then the conductors must be rated for 100...
09-15-08, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By jjkjr

i would have your electrican ck your service...

i would have your electrican ck your service equipment for a loose connection on the netural wire. might be at the circuit breaker panel or in the meter socket. if your netural wire is loose i will...
Replies: 4
Views: 15,244
Posted By jjkjr

your live end or floating feed will have a ground...

your live end or floating feed will have a ground screw if you stay with what you have then dont worry about the ground, you have no means of grounding so you dont use it.
09-14-08, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,699
Posted By jjkjr

you can choose any two colors you want but i...

you can choose any two colors you want but i would use the red and the black. the other two just wrap around the wire from were you have it striped it back. if the wire was just looped on the rough...
09-14-08, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By jjkjr

a portable generator does not need a additional...

a portable generator does not need a additional ground
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Posted By jjkjr

the ballast you purchased is a electronic start...

the ballast you purchased is a electronic start ballast. no starter needed. for this to work you would have to rewire the whole fixture, new sockets, new wiring. best bet is to return that ballast...
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Views: 15,244
Posted By jjkjr

if you cut that plug off the cord and hard wire...

if you cut that plug off the cord and hard wire it to the plug, it really would not be legal. as the cord that you bought is not rated to be installed in the wall (behind sheet rock or blue board)...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By jjkjr

should of checked back sooner. your connections...

should of checked back sooner. your connections sound right. always ground your equipment. just a little tip. one connect the ground wires first then the white (neutral) then the hot (in this case...
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Views: 1,160
Posted By jjkjr

The Red Wires Will Go To The Black On The New...

The Red Wires Will Go To The Black On The New Fixture And The White To The White
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Posted By jjkjr

2008 Rav4

The Low Tire Pressure Warning Light Came On. I Checked The Pressure Which Is Now Fine, But The Light Is Still On. So I Checked The Manual, And Of Course It Says Contact Your Local Toyota Dealer. Can...
09-12-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,030
Posted By jjkjr

have you thought about a different type of door...

have you thought about a different type of door construction? i have a barn at my place in vermont. although the door i smaller i dont see why this wouldnt work. i used 4x8 sheets of 2" ridged...
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By jjkjr

was this light switched from two locations? if so...

was this light switched from two locations? if so is the white wire from the 14/2 tied into another white in the 3 gang box? if so this would be your neutral for the fan.
09-09-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,327
Posted By jjkjr

i wish the hell i lived on the other coast so i...

i wish the hell i lived on the other coast so i could fix this for ya sounds like by the time this guy is done you could of flown myself and my helper out there wine and dine us for the week and...
09-09-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,654
Posted By jjkjr

if you are able to borrow what is called a amp...

if you are able to borrow what is called a amp probe (type of meter) turn everything on put the probe around the hot conductor and take your reading. then multiple this times the voltage (make sure...
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