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04-01-07, 10:50 AM
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Posted By jbfan

You could also replace the double switch with a...

You could also replace the double switch with a triple switch.
Unless you are adding another wire to control the fan, this will be the best option.
04-01-07, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By jbfan

Here is something I came across. Old work box,...

Here is something I came across. Old work box, 17cu, 2" deep.
Page 6 of this pdf. #b117rsw

http://carlon.com/Master%20Catalog/Zip%20Boxes_2B1.pdf
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Views: 1,349
Posted By jbfan

The best I can tell is you may have crossed the...

The best I can tell is you may have crossed the white wires on the 14/4. If I have drawen it like you have it wired this should be the only problem. I haven't seen any 14/4, but I'm sure that the...
06-13-06, 07:54 PM
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Posted By jbfan

If they come off the bedroom circuits, they will...

If they come off the bedroom circuits, they will be AFCI protected. You can also protect the outside outlet with a GFCI and should have no problems.
06-07-06, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jbfan

How old is your house? What code version was...

How old is your house?
What code version was in force at the time your house was built?
Light did not always have to be on the arcfault breaker.
Local codes may have superceded the code.
05-10-06, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By jbfan

The fan shoould have a place for the power wires...

The fan shoould have a place for the power wires to enter and connect to the wires from the fan. This can be used as your box to concel the connections.
04-27-06, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By jbfan

It will count as 2 whatever wire size you are...

It will count as 2 whatever wire size you are using.
04-18-06, 04:53 PM
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Posted By jbfan

Don't forget that the bedroom lights will also...

Don't forget that the bedroom lights will also have to AFCI protected.
03-27-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By jbfan

If the bar you have is made for the panel you...

If the bar you have is made for the panel you have, the screws that hold it in place are your bond. You will not need to grind anything.
03-27-06, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By jbfan

Yes! The ground wire in the sub must be bonded...

Yes! The ground wire in the sub must be bonded to the box. The neturals however, do not get bonded to the ground or the box.
03-27-06, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By jbfan

I think racraft meant if it was 8/3 with ground...

I think racraft meant if it was 8/3 with ground you could use it. You can not use 8/2 w g. Like he stated, it will be harder to work with. I would recommend staying with the #10.
03-22-06, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By jbfan

Connect the black wire of your plug to the wire...

Connect the black wire of your plug to the wire marked 120v, connect the white wire to the wire marked common and connect the green to green. Wha it this light mounted on? They get mighty hot when...
03-09-06, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,499
Posted By jbfan

You have a switch loop. You can not make this...

You have a switch loop. You can not make this work with the wires you have now. You need a netural wire along with the hot wire to make the GFCI work. You can make this work if you want to pull a...
02-24-06, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By jbfan

When I do a subpanel, the price starts at $500...

When I do a subpanel, the price starts at $500 and goes from there.
02-21-06, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By jbfan

2) Nec calls for 2 (two) 20A small appliance ckts...

2) Nec calls for 2 (two) 20A small appliance ckts for the kitchen counters, again GFCI protected within 6' of the sink.


Any counter recpts need to be gfci. There is no 6 ft requirment for a...
12-09-05, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,157
Posted By jbfan

Years ago #12 was allowed to be backstabbed into...

Years ago #12 was allowed to be backstabbed into recepticles. They could also be on 20 amp breakers. How old is the house. I also see you are renting the house. I'm not sure you would be allowed...
10-31-05, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By jbfan

What you have now is a switch loop. You will...

What you have now is a switch loop. You will need a short peice of black wire the same size as what is in your box. You attach this wire to the 2 black and one white wire under the wire nut. You...
09-15-05, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By jbfan

You can not use mix pvc and fittings used for...

You can not use mix pvc and fittings used for water with pavc used for electrical.
09-08-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,468
Posted By jbfan

Did you reset the termostat after you replace the...

Did you reset the termostat after you replace the element? Unless you wired it incorrectly then that may be your problem.
07-28-05, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By jbfan

I tried his calculations and at25 feet he said...

I tried his calculations and at25 feet he said you can use #14 at 20 amps. That is wrong, wrong, wrong. You cannot put 14 awg on a 20 amp breaker. It must be #12. Interesting site tho.
07-27-05, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,189
Posted By jbfan

What I do is take 1/2 mdf, cut a notch for my box...

What I do is take 1/2 mdf, cut a notch for my box to sit in, then cut it to lengh. Unless you get a messed up stud it works everytime. You can do the same with sheetrock.
07-12-05, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,392
Posted By jbfan

One thing to think about is undercabinet...

One thing to think about is undercabinet lighting. Now would be a good time to install any switches you might want or need. They cannot be tied into the kitchen circuits.
Just a thought
07-10-05, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By jbfan

Thats what wives are for. !!!!

Thats what wives are for. !!!!
07-09-05, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By jbfan

If you are sure the box is grounded then you can...

If you are sure the box is grounded then you can do what you said.
07-09-05, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By jbfan

Look at your switch. The two common screws...

Look at your switch. The two common screws should have a tab connecting them. If no tab then you must put a pigtail to both screws. The rest looks ok. Like you said, just decide which switch to...
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