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04-30-13, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Sparky220

Not much of a concern. If you're going 80 amps at...

Not much of a concern. If you're going 80 amps at 130 feet, I'd go 2 or 1 awg aluminum conductors rated 75 or 90 degrees celcius. Your two hots need to be 2 or 1 AWG, your neutral needs to be 2 or 1...
04-27-13, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,069
Posted By Sparky220

Need AWM style 2095

Can anyone find me about 30 ft of AWM style 2095 cable? It should be 22ga, tape wrapped, and 11 conductor.
04-27-13, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,177
Posted By Sparky220

Correction

Sorry ray, just noticed my own mistake, isn't that bad? :wall:
What I meant, assuming its a 120v dishwasher, as 240v is probably commercial products, is run 12/2 off a 20amp breaker, single pole to...
04-27-13, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,177
Posted By Sparky220

Woah

Your idea is out. I will tell you my recommended way of doing it.

1) Run 12/2 to your dishwasher off a 120v single pole 20a breaker.
2) Run a run of 12/3 to a single gang box off of a double pole...
04-04-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,594
Posted By Sparky220

I'd go with Square D, because I've had some...

I'd go with Square D, because I've had some problems with Cutler Hammer. There was one time where I had a 90a Double Pole CH breaker flip right out of the panel when I switched it off. Square D works...
04-04-13, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Sparky220

NEC Violation?

The problem here: The neutral wire is in the switch. So the ground wire is being used as a neutral? Or am I blind? If I'm not seeing something correctly, would someone explain to me what this setup...
03-19-13, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,270
Posted By Sparky220

CasualJoe, They are the same, but on 50a the...

CasualJoe, They are the same, but on 50a the neutral prong is positioned to the relative top, and the ground to the bottom. On 30a the ground prong is positioned to the relative bottom, and the...
03-19-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,913
Posted By Sparky220

You will need minimum 12AWG to the heater, which...

You will need minimum 12AWG to the heater, which I'm assuming is a 220V- only heater. In that case, you can run 12-2 with the neutral taped Red or Black. (My $0.02: Tape it red, because it will make...
03-19-13, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,394
Posted By Sparky220

Other Options

I believe up in northern US/southern Canada area, they sell Romex with a blue sheath. It includes 3 hots, 1 neutral, and 1 ground, as was stated as a requirement. If you can buy this, Then I believe...
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