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11-12-05, 02:31 PM
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Posted By MikeJoel

Figuring out this electric meter??

I am attempting to install some meters so each building here can see the eletric use. Everything leads back to the original meter installed by the electric company.

I got some used meters (though...
04-01-05, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By MikeJoel

They said they ran it down the pole and we did...

They said they ran it down the pole and we did the wiring, then they come back and hook it up.

I am giving them a call. I have their paper work here but it is all for underground service and we...
04-01-05, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By MikeJoel

I have to estimate but I would say a high...

I have to estimate but I would say a high estimate would be 45 feet. Low estimate would be 30 feet.

If I used 1/0 it would be about a 3.1v drop (I have a link to a site that helps to calc.) is...
04-01-05, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By MikeJoel

I believe the panels in the trailers are 100amp...

I believe the panels in the trailers are 100amp -but- am not sure, I will of course check that before I choose how large a breaker to place in the main box.

The loads shouldn't be large. There...
03-31-05, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By MikeJoel

Im not doing a service change. This is a new...

Im not doing a service change. This is a new setup.
It is hooking up trailers that have boxes.

I will have it inspected once I am done.

Mike
03-31-05, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By MikeJoel

The electric company will put the meter in. Mike

The electric company will put the meter in.
Mike
03-31-05, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By MikeJoel

What do I need to do this job?

The service coming in is single-phase, 3 wire, 200amp, 60 cycle.

I am taking a 200amp feed from the pole (of course it is not hooked up yet) and need to split it to 4 sub panels and one set of...
03-31-05, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By MikeJoel

Yes to make it a 100amp service they install a...

Yes to make it a 100amp service they install a 100amp breaker.
I am not concerned about the amps being to low for everyone to have enough right now. I just want to make sure my plan is right.

...
03-31-05, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,294
Posted By MikeJoel

Ok, I will do a better examination of the roof. ...

Ok, I will do a better examination of the roof.
If the rubber looks good I will just seam it as talked about.
If the rubber looks like it has had it I will probably go ahead and replace.

Now one...
Replies: 10
Views: 8,294
Posted By MikeJoel

I was hoping not to have to replace the rubber...

I was hoping not to have to replace the rubber roof.

I was pointed to these products,

first put on: http://www.koolseal.com/product_detail.asp?product_id=34-700
then put on:...
03-23-05, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,128
Posted By MikeJoel

Replace or sister? Floor joists

This 100+ year old house has joists in the front of the house (for first floor, joists are accessible in basement) made of 3x7 inch wood about 20 feet long spanning about 16 feet.

Problem is that...
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Views: 8,294
Posted By MikeJoel

Repairing a rubber roof? What will I need??

My house has two flat rubber roofs.
Some of the seems have come apart and where they go over the side of the roof and fasten to the wall are puckered.
The rubber also looks a little dry and I was...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,992
Posted By MikeJoel

I am surprised that a 4.5 gpm well isnt enough....

I am surprised that a 4.5 gpm well isnt enough. Calculated out (4gpm x 60min x 24 hours) is 6000 gallons a day, for 25 people that is 240 gallons per person.

The well I estimate holds 125+ gallons...
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Views: 2,992
Posted By MikeJoel

Pumps, Pressure Tanks, Holding Tanks?? Ack!

We have a deep well (140 feet) that is producing about 4.5 Gal/min.
I am trying to find a few websites that will help me figure out what kind of pump, pressure tank and/or holding tank I would need....
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Posted By MikeJoel

Trailer homes, Stabilizing??????????

I cant find a forum for this so here I go.

Can anyone give me directions on how to stabilize your trailer home?
Or a website that shows how to di it.

All I know is you need trailer jacks and...
02-03-05, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By MikeJoel

After that enlightening post :) a diagram!! ...

After that enlightening post :) a diagram!!

<img src="http://www.parkswc.com/samples/idea2.jpg">

So now the idea would be to just turn the second trailer for each family into nothing more than...
02-03-05, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By MikeJoel

I had another idea :)...

I had another idea :) AAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack!

If instead of one 100amp line (from my breaker box -light blue-) to each trailer, why not one 100amp line (from my breaker box -light blue-) to...
02-03-05, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By MikeJoel

This is in Maine. From what people (electric...

This is in Maine.
From what people (electric co./land gov.) I don't have to classify as a trailer park, because for one all trailers are for members of family or extended family, all trailers are...
02-03-05, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By MikeJoel

They will be dwellings for probably about 5 years...

They will be dwellings for probably about 5 years (maybe).

The trailers each have their own breaker box, so I don't think I need to calculate a circuit for the trailer. I need to figure out how to...
02-03-05, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By MikeJoel

Obviously a laps in my mind..... I assume...

Obviously a laps in my mind.....


I assume I would not put low amp breakers in the (light blue) breaker box. I would use the full rating for the service since that box is just to divide the lines...
02-03-05, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By MikeJoel

Wiring up -- Last time through

I know I have been dwelling on this and probably making people tired of it. I want to do a detailed post one last time and make sure I have it right. I am planning to talk to the electric company...
01-31-05, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By MikeJoel

Disregard that example the forum messed it up. ...

Disregard that example the forum messed it up.
Here is a better schematic of the plan.

<img src="http://www.parkswc.com/samples/idea.jpg">
or <a...
01-31-05, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By MikeJoel

Park? This isn't a park, it is just...

Park?

This isn't a park, it is just temporary housing until homes are built on the property.

Basically I need to know how you would go about wiring the trailers to the pole's breaker. I was...
01-31-05, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By MikeJoel

No TVs, stereos, seldom a computer. 100 amp...

No TVs, stereos, seldom a computer. 100 amp service is just about what everyone in Maine has (or at least those that don't live at the south/coastal areas).
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