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06-25-17, 06:56 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

You could always use an underground junction box....

You could always use an underground junction box.
It would make the splice/repair accessible and give you a utilization point for possible future lighting.
01-31-15, 05:51 AM
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Views: 1,156
Posted By wirenut1110

Those ceiling fixtures may have been wired to...

Those ceiling fixtures may have been wired to operate a fan/light separately but were not connected like that.

There may be a red wire just capped off in the ceiling boxes.
01-25-15, 03:43 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

When I was a plant electrician, our general rule...

When I was a plant electrician, our general rule of thumb was that we never rebuilt a motor under 5 HP.

As you can see, this motor is only $87.

Electric Motors-HVAC | Belted Fan & Blower...
01-18-15, 06:27 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

They don't have one except the Gen Ready load...

They don't have one except the Gen Ready load center.

Kinda why I was asking cause if it's a 100/200 amp SE or non SE switch, it would need togo outside.
01-18-15, 04:36 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

Which transfer switch do you have?

Which transfer switch do you have?
01-07-15, 03:24 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

Could it be that the wire is taped because of a...

Could it be that the wire is taped because of a repair, possibly from a previous loose connection or frayed insulation in older wire?
01-07-15, 03:21 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

If your panel is like the one in the picture I...

If your panel is like the one in the picture I posted, that main won't work.

That breaker is for a panel where the main breaker is in the middle like this one....
01-06-15, 06:04 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

If those are the bulbs I'm thinking of, they get...

If those are the bulbs I'm thinking of, they get really hot. If they're like halogen bulbs, you shouldn't touch them with your fingers.
01-06-15, 06:01 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

Can you take a picture of the breaker with the...

Can you take a picture of the breaker with the cover off?

It seems to be just a 2 pole 100 amp breaker. Just need to see how it's tied down.

Does your panel look like this?...
12-27-14, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By wirenut1110

No, you can't use the existing cable for a sub...

No, you can't use the existing cable for a sub panel.

Your existing cable is type SEU which only contains 3 wires.

You'll need type SER for a sub panel, which contains 3 insulated...
11-18-14, 03:03 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

It could mean your meter is a X10 scale. 5 on...

It could mean your meter is a X10 scale. 5 on the meter x10 is 50.
09-24-14, 10:36 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

What you propose sounds fine. You'll just need a...

What you propose sounds fine. You'll just need a 12/2 instead of 12/3.

Since you're feeding off an outdoor receptacle that should be GFCI protected, your burial depth will only need to be 12".
...
09-18-14, 12:51 PM
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Posted By wirenut1110

No, there shouldn't be. Make sure you're moving...

No, there shouldn't be. Make sure you're moving it all the way to the off and on position with some authority. Some mains require some force.

Also, I've had Bryant, Murray, Crouse-Hinds, and...
08-21-14, 11:29 AM
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Views: 1,463
Posted By wirenut1110

Hopefully, if you're using metal conduit for...

Hopefully, if you're using metal conduit for physical protection, it's bonded at both ends.:thumbup:
08-17-14, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By wirenut1110

I try to put 100 amp breakers on a buss with...

I try to put 100 amp breakers on a buss with lower amperage breakers as to not overheat the buss.

As far as your capacity, a load calculation would determine that.
You can go hereMike Holt...
08-17-14, 08:18 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

Code requires a neutral in the switch box, if...

Code requires a neutral in the switch box, if you're on that cycle (2011?)

The rest sounds ok as far as I understand it, depending on what these receptacles are for.
08-17-14, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By wirenut1110

It never hurts to run a few of them. PVC is...

It never hurts to run a few of them. PVC is inexpensive and you may want to run feeders, branch circuits, speaker wires, cable tv, etc.
08-17-14, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By wirenut1110

I guess this is what you're asking but the you...

I guess this is what you're asking but the you will connect the 2 hots to the main breaker.
If the neutral bar is insulated from the can, remove any bonding screw/strap and hook all the neutrals to...
08-16-14, 05:17 AM
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Posted By wirenut1110

Where in VA are you? I'm very rarely above...

Where in VA are you?
I'm very rarely above $8,000 with a 20 KW generator and 200 amp service rated switch and short gas line.

Price would be a little less since you're going with propane.
There...
08-10-14, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By wirenut1110

As stated you need to check with your local...

As stated you need to check with your local office.
This is an excerpt from a permit application in one of my areas.

Complete this section only if you are an OWNER doing your own work,
and are...
08-07-14, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By wirenut1110

36070 Here's a picture of a 4 way circuit. ...

36070
Here's a picture of a 4 way circuit. This may give you some insight.
08-07-14, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,737
Posted By wirenut1110

Those are tamper-resistant receptacles. Once you...

Those are tamper-resistant receptacles. Once you go to plug something in, the shutter will open.
08-03-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By wirenut1110

You will need a junction box. The black from...

You will need a junction box.
The black from the power source will be wire nutted to the white going to the switch.
The white wire from the power source will go to the white wire on the...
08-03-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By wirenut1110

It's possible your panel will accept tandems. ...

It's possible your panel will accept tandems.
Can you post the brand and model # of your panel?
08-03-14, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By wirenut1110

I stand corrected, I just googled it and they do.

I stand corrected, I just googled it and they do.
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