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I personally do not like cordless tools. I...

I personally do not like cordless tools. I usually don't work in areas with no electricity, so I like the piece of mind that I have power when I need power. If youre the same way I have a corded...
03-05-13, 12:24 PM
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Posted By rtb323

It is chipping in many areas, so not very good. I...

It is chipping in many areas, so not very good. I can post a picture later tonight once I get off of work.
03-05-13, 07:45 AM
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Posted By rtb323

painted basement floor

I am looking to finish the basement and currently the basement floor is painted. I want to strip the paint and lay an epoxy floor. I chose this because I live near water. My basement has never...
11-11-12, 05:55 PM
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Posted By rtb323

It randomly started doing it again with any lamp...

It randomly started doing it again with any lamp I plug in it. Same receptacle....any other ideas or thoughts?
11-11-12, 06:01 AM
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Posted By rtb323

Thank you all for your help. This...

Thank you all for your help.



This looks perfect and the price isn't bad either! Thanks PJmax!
11-10-12, 06:21 PM
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Posted By rtb323

Yep. I'm finishing my basement and whoever redid...

Yep. I'm finishing my basement and whoever redid the electrical ran all of the romex through conduit below the floor joists, so I'll need to remove the conduit and run the wiring through the floor...
11-10-12, 06:03 PM
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Posted By rtb323

It is a ITE Imperial Corporation panel with 16...

It is a ITE Imperial Corporation panel with 16 full size breaker spots. Thats all the info I could find. I currently have 6 pairs of tandum breakers.....
11-10-12, 05:50 AM
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Posted By rtb323

[COLOR=#333333] Who ever owned my house...

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Who ever owned my house before me over used tandem breakers, at least in my opinion. I have heard mixed reviews on them and I guess it makes me uneasy. I want to upgrade to a...
11-09-12, 06:56 PM
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Posted By rtb323

Total Amp Usage

Is there an easy way to measure the total current amperage I am using? Can I place my non-contact meter over the hot wire coming in from the meter? I want to put in a new box, but I am debating if...
11-09-12, 12:33 PM
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Posted By rtb323

Hot to Neutral : 120v Hot to Ground : 50v ...

Hot to Neutral : 120v
Hot to Ground : 50v
Neutral to Ground : 35v

uh ohh....what's this mean?

This was just one of the receptacles on the circuit. Not the first one after the box...
11-07-12, 06:00 PM
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Posted By rtb323

Ray, What should the multimeter read for...

Ray,

What should the multimeter read for each? 120v?
11-06-12, 05:24 PM
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Posted By rtb323

What am I looking for inside the box? The first...

What am I looking for inside the box? The first receptacle on the circuit has a hot, neutral, and ground wire connected.
11-06-12, 04:08 PM
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Posted By rtb323

Open Ground

Every outlet on one of my breakers has an open ground...where do I start and what do I do? Thanks again in advance for any help and advice!

EDIT - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: I discovered this by...
11-01-12, 12:13 PM
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Posted By rtb323

Seems to of done the trick. Thanks Ray!

Seems to of done the trick. Thanks Ray!
10-31-12, 07:40 AM
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Posted By rtb323

lamp flickering

When I plug my lamp into one of the receptacles in my living room it flickers. When I plug it into a different receptacle on the same circuit it does not flicker. I switched out the lamps and the...
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