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04-22-20, 03:33 PM
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Posted By baileyst

Thanks, PJmax. I pulled the manual and it said...

Thanks, PJmax. I pulled the manual and it said 3-wire is ok. I ended up reaching the inspector and he ok'd using the 8/2 with ground as a 3-wire, so I'm good to go! That saved me a TON of work. ...
04-20-20, 08:29 PM
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Posted By baileyst

Thanks, joed. Maybe posting that pic for some...

Thanks, joed. Maybe posting that pic for some laughs was a mistake...I understand (after my inspection failure) that I cannot do that.

Can I just use one of these 8/2 cables for a 3-wire range...
04-20-20, 06:20 PM
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Views: 215
Posted By baileyst

Is 8/2 with "shield" neutral/ground ok for 3-wire range?

Hi, experts. :-)

1971 Kitchen remodel with permits in Durham, NC. Previously it had a cooktop (fed by 8/2) and wall oven (fed by a different 8/2). The wires appear identical...both are aluminum (I...
09-19-18, 07:10 AM
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Posted By baileyst

Phew! Thank you so much, PJmax, lambition,...

Phew! Thank you so much, PJmax, lambition, Ironhand and pcboss, for all of the helpful insight!
09-17-18, 04:31 PM
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Posted By baileyst

I pulled the adjacent breakers and kept the pics...

I pulled the adjacent breakers and kept the pics as high-res as I could for this site. Better?
09-17-18, 01:15 PM
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Posted By baileyst

How bad is this subpanel burnout?

It looks like a circuit may have arc'd at one time in one of this panel's (currently unused) breaker slots. Problem?

There are carbon deposits to the left of the red oval and a small piece of...
09-17-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By baileyst

Thanks, Ironhand and pcboss for taking the time...

Thanks, Ironhand and pcboss for taking the time to offer your advice. I will try to use the interior subpanel for these circuits. It certainly reduces my stress about trying to make that exterior...
09-16-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By baileyst

You need to run another 2-conductor wire (black,...

You need to run another 2-conductor wire (black, white, gnd) from the switch to the fan/light. Or, you could replace the entire run from the switch to the fan/light with a 3-conductor wire (black,...
09-16-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By baileyst

Panel Circuit Wiring to Renovated Areas via Attic

I just upgraded my 1971 house from a 125A Exterior Zinsco(!) panel to a new 200A panel, which feeds most of my 240V items and a 1st floor 100A Interior GE panel (with all *Aluminum* circuits). Iím...
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