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08-27-14, 05:24 AM
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Thanks pcboss! That's what I wanted to hear :) I...

Thanks pcboss! That's what I wanted to hear :) I will probably have to make a pigtail work though as there are 5 connections (my 4 runs and then one to the ground screw) that I will need to put into...
08-26-14, 05:33 PM
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Posted By pschro1

Ok. So here is what I have. Here are two images...

Ok. So here is what I have. Here are two images that I took of the junction box currently in the closet. Going into the box is the run from the panel (right side), a wire to the switches (towards...
08-26-14, 09:23 AM
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Posted By pschro1

ok. I am fairly certain that there is no metal...

ok. I am fairly certain that there is no metal sheathing around the outside of the wires but I will take a pic when I get home.
08-26-14, 09:11 AM
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Posted By pschro1

I want to say either 1954 or 56.

I want to say either 1954 or 56.
08-26-14, 09:00 AM
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Posted By pschro1

I believe it is plastic. I know it is not metal.

I believe it is plastic. I know it is not metal.
08-26-14, 08:49 AM
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Posted By pschro1

Sorry to be a complete rookie....but what do you...

Sorry to be a complete rookie....but what do you mean by wiring method?
08-26-14, 08:31 AM
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Posted By pschro1

Grounding question

I just started a project of re-doing a closet in our basement that we might eventually turn into a bathroom. All of the existing electrical is going to be removed and new wires run for a new switch,...
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Posted By pschro1

Thanks everyone. Unfortunately this didn't work....

Thanks everyone. Unfortunately this didn't work. I get power through the black wire to the ballast but it isn't producing power out the other side.

Previously I had the three blue wires together,...
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Posted By pschro1

So I wire the supply directly into the ballast?...

So I wire the supply directly into the ballast? Versus into the fixture first like I had before?
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Posted By pschro1

I know it doesn't make sense but this is honestly...

I know it doesn't make sense but this is honestly what I had previously. The supply goes into one set of posts and then into the ballast.
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Posted By pschro1

Thank you everyone for the help. Is this what...

Thank you everyone for the help. Is this what people are referring too?

The gray line is actually a white wire.

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af250/pschro1/diagram1_zpsd22fd46c.png...
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Posted By pschro1

I think I understand. But I only have a red a...

I think I understand. But I only have a red a blue wire on one side of the fixture. The other side has the power (black and white).
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Posted By pschro1

So just so I understand... I would tie the...

So just so I understand...

I would tie the red wires together as well as one blue...

I would then tie the last blue wire from the ballast with the blue wire from the fixture?
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Posted By pschro1

Hopefully this all works :o ...

Hopefully this all works :o

http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af250/pschro1/BallastLabel_zpsaafedc08.jpg (http://s1012.photobucket.com/user/pschro1/media/BallastLabel_zpsaafedc08.jpg.html)...
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Posted By pschro1

I cant according to the diagram. The diagram has...

I cant according to the diagram. The diagram has one blue wire going to each of the light posts. I only have one blue wire coming out of one of the posts. The other post has the red wire coming out...
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Posted By pschro1

Fluorescent light fixture

I have a fluorescent light in my garage that has stopped working. The bulbs are not bad as they work in another fixture. So I went and bought a new ballast. Well the ballast that was given to me has...
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