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09-26-12, 12:53 PM
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Posted By rodog

Ok, next week im going to do some digging. This...

Ok, next week im going to do some digging. This sound ok? Im going to get 6/3g and run it to a junction box, where it will have the conduit started. SPLICE that wire with THWN (6/3 with green...
09-18-12, 02:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 34,977
Posted By rodog

Do the ground and neutral bars have to have...

Do the ground and neutral bars have to have separate ground rods going into ground, or can they share the same rod (1 rod)? Im thinking two rods.
09-07-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 20,093
Posted By rodog

That is a 1991 box, So it must have been updated...

That is a 1991 box, So it must have been updated 21 years ago or so.
09-07-12, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,471
Posted By rodog

Just run the gen outside, with a longer cord, and...

Just run the gen outside, with a longer cord, and keep the outlet inside, so no one messes with it, like ive heard happening in my area. Just use common sense and dont run it inside the garage. Be...
09-01-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By rodog

Someone re-word my post. Its running fine. Im...

Someone re-word my post. Its running fine. Im going to rewire it with 10awg. You guys see the video?
08-31-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By rodog

Rodog: Motor Question

I have a question on mine. Its a 240v Ingersol Rand. It originally had 12awg wiring from junction to motor. Is it ok to power the motor with 12awg? or should i use 10awg. The baldor motor on it says...
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Views: 1,001
Posted By rodog

Microsoft Security Essentials works pretty good?

Microsoft Security Essentials works pretty good?
08-28-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,479
Posted By rodog

my friend is the one who checked it, and i think...

my friend is the one who checked it, and i think he said something like 40v was coming through. Top post on switch i think.
08-27-12, 11:14 PM
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Views: 2,479
Posted By rodog

cool, i guess ok then..............

cool, i guess ok then..............
08-27-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,479
Posted By rodog

Lighted Switch Problem

The lighting circuit in my garage has a switch loop, to shut the lights off. The lights are pull-chain florescent lights. The switch is off; the light in the switch is bright. When the switch is...
08-25-12, 01:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,948
Posted By rodog

one 20a circuit in the living room? unless i read...

one 20a circuit in the living room? unless i read it wrong, Id have a few.
08-25-12, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 23,084
Posted By rodog

Is the 240v "Romex" 10/3g?... Which is red(hot),...

Is the 240v "Romex" 10/3g?... Which is red(hot), black(hot),white(neutral), and ground (Green/bare). AND, the 120v is probably 12/2 or 14/2 (Black, white, bare). Dont connect the red and black...
08-23-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

if i shut the gfci breakers in the garage, and...

if i shut the gfci breakers in the garage, and just use the sub as a switch, i think it will be fine to back feed it. ?
08-23-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

i think im just going to run the 10/3g to the...

i think im just going to run the 10/3g to the 'main', from the gen connect plug. Put it in conduit, i think about 13" or so, ill have to check the code, etc, and put the gen connect box next to the...
08-22-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

its just so far away from the main panel. If the...

its just so far away from the main panel. If the sub-panel is "on" all the time anyway, it should just act as a "gen-connect" plug. Then , the interlock and 60amp breaker will be engaged. Should be...
08-22-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

im going to make a diagram on paper after work...

im going to make a diagram on paper after work tonight because im no pro..lol :help: But, ill probably do it the other way.
08-22-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,602
Posted By rodog

maybe he thought he was wiring a dryer outlet.

maybe he thought he was wiring a dryer outlet.
08-21-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

what if the "main" has an interlock?

what if the "main" has an interlock?
08-21-12, 12:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

Also was reading on another post somewhere, about...

Also was reading on another post somewhere, about removing the neutral/ground bond at the generator if your going to back feed. Also, my sub-panel has the "input" on the bottom, will that be a...
08-21-12, 12:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

outlet for generator. Also, how come you...

outlet for generator.

Also, how come you cant backfeed through sub, because of the grounds and nuetrals being separate?
08-20-12, 12:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

i could have the old 10/3 thats in the conduit...

i could have the old 10/3 thats in the conduit now that will be coming out, and just re-rout it to an outside box, and connect it there.
08-19-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

How would you back feed through the sub panel to...

How would you back feed through the sub panel to the main? Oh wait, this is weird.
08-18-12, 10:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

The Panel has to be 30" from the wall (left)? Or...

The Panel has to be 30" from the wall (left)? Or 30" each side from a wall, etc. Because its about 8" from the left wall, but not screwd in yet. I kinda want to keep everything together close to the...
08-18-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,787
Posted By rodog

This is the generator connector box. Can I mount...

This is the generator connector box. Can I mount it next to the panel like this? Or should it be under it, etc...Also, nothinf is bolted down yet. Panel is about 6' off floor.

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08-15-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,668
Posted By rodog

my generator back feed has 120 feet of 10/3g, and...

my generator back feed has 120 feet of 10/3g, and ran the house fine. I have a you-tube video of it running the house for 7 days when we had the power outage on halloween in 2011. You would think you...
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