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06-06-07, 11:17 AM
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Posted By yanici

Sidecutter, if you are a qualified/licensed...

Sidecutter, if you are a qualified/licensed electrician you should get training in NFPA 70E. It deals with electrical safety and proper PPE (personal protective equipment). This information is...
03-26-07, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,801
Posted By yanici

md2lgyk, yes it's becoming more common to cord...

md2lgyk, yes it's becoming more common to cord connect a built in dishwasher. Also, the same for garbage disposals.
03-24-07, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,801
Posted By yanici

Juhl, not really my catch. Others way smarter...

Juhl, not really my catch. Others way smarter than I are checking around. But, you seem to get the gist of it. If we need to use "factory" cords to comply, then I think the manufacturers should be...
03-24-07, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,801
Posted By yanici

This was copied from another forum. It explains...

This was copied from another forum. It explains the requirements to install a cord on a dishwasher. I wonder how many licensed electricians are aware or are following this UL Standard.


UL...
01-13-07, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By yanici

Smile Probably an old worn receptacle. The jaws inside...

Probably an old worn receptacle. The jaws inside are not gripping tightly to the prongs of the cord cap. Install a new receptacle.
01-07-07, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,030
Posted By yanici

Cabcab, you should not have that much current...

Cabcab, you should not have that much current flow to your water pipe. Your neutral current may be going out your water service instead of back on the neutral conductor. You may have a bad neutral...
01-06-07, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,030
Posted By yanici

Cabcab, be careful. Your drain pipe may have...

Cabcab, be careful. Your drain pipe may have become accidentally livened up and the drain pipe is not bonded. Or, the ground wire to the dishwasher may be accidentally alive and not really bonded...
01-06-07, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,492
Posted By yanici

Wink Pull in the horns uncle. IMHO it looked to me...

Pull in the horns uncle. IMHO it looked to me like the OP was looking for a way to leave a stub and not have to drill out concrete,etc. Just trying to let people know there are alternatives.

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01-05-07, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By yanici

Cool Xjvince. What do you want to do? Tape a wire to...

Xjvince. What do you want to do? Tape a wire to the romex jacket? Stop the silliness and go buy the 3 wire cable!
01-05-07, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,492
Posted By yanici

Smile Your right unclebill. However, it is also true...

Your right unclebill. However, it is also true that, "The upper end of the electrode shall be flush with or below ground level unless the aboveground end and the grounding electrode conductor...
01-05-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,492
Posted By yanici

10 ' rods are available, though I've never used...

10 ' rods are available, though I've never used one.
01-05-07, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By yanici

Talking Checkout the posters name, ky"lawyer". Racraft,...

Checkout the posters name, ky"lawyer". Racraft, be careful answering this post. You must use phrases like, "Is it fair to say," when answering. You also have the right to remain silent.
01-04-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By yanici

My preference would be around 45" to 48" high. ...

My preference would be around 45" to 48" high. That way you'll be above a work table if you should move one in. I can't think of any code restriction on height in a residential garage.
01-04-07, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By yanici

Wink If it was for my garage I would use 2 circuit...

If it was for my garage I would use 2 circuit breakers, 20 A. single pole.

Run 1/2" EMT from the panel to the first 4" square (deep) box and then on to the other 3, 4"square (deep ) boxes.
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01-04-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By yanici

Smile Fished in NM can't be stapled so the code says...

Fished in NM can't be stapled so the code says it's ok to let it hang inside the wall. If new work you would need to staple within 12" of the box and support at a minimum of every 4 and 1/2 feet.
01-04-07, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By yanici

Wink Just a reminder. They do make remote control...

Just a reminder. They do make remote control packs to add to ceiling fans for seperate control. That way you don't need hard wired seperate switches.
01-04-07, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By yanici

Bob, it sounds like you have a single 20 amp...

Bob, it sounds like you have a single 20 amp breaker. It will only supply one 20 amp circuit. They do make "tandem" breakers that will supply two circuits off one breaker. These would have two...
01-04-07, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By yanici

The GFCI is required for all 120 volt receptacles...

The GFCI is required for all 120 volt receptacles in bathroms for dwellings. There are no exceptions. Reference to 2005 NEC 210.8(A)(1). The washer receptacle needs to be GFCI in this case.
01-04-07, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By yanici

Hello from equally balmy Massachusetts. The book...

Hello from equally balmy Massachusetts. The book says you'll need to run a seperate 20 amp line for your washing machine. Since it's in the bathroom it will also need to be GFCI protected.

You...
12-31-06, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,254
Posted By yanici

If you connect one side of your load to one leg...

If you connect one side of your load to one leg constantly and then use the clock to only switch one side, you would free up the other switch to control something else. You clould use your spare...
12-31-06, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,254
Posted By yanici

If you are switching both legs of your 240 volts...

If you are switching both legs of your 240 volts then connect one wire from each leg of your supply to "C" with one wire on each "C"and connect the wires to your load onto the "NO" terminals with one...
12-31-06, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,254
Posted By yanici

Each c(common), no(normally open), nc(normally...

Each c(common), no(normally open), nc(normally closed) represents one switch. You have two sets of these. The switch makes contact between c and no or nc. When it makes from c to nc it will break...
Replies: 15
Views: 4,398
Posted By yanici

That's your call. I'd be satisfied, but you...

That's your call. I'd be satisfied, but you might open a can of worms. This really isn't about me being satisfied, but about a safe wiring installation. I know I'm not 100% right all the time. ...
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By yanici

As long as it's 120 volts to each light with an...

As long as it's 120 volts to each light with an integral transformer at each light it should be ok. If they are all daisy chained together then you won't have any individual control over the center...
12-25-06, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By yanici

Wink Racraft, I want you to know I really admire your...

Racraft, I want you to know I really admire your patience. I don't know if people realize how difficult it can be to troubleshoot over the internet, especially with novices. No offence meant to you...
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