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How do I break 20 years of water calc holding metal shell to faucet stem?

I have Price Pfister faucets and diverter in my shower. The diverter faucet does not direct all water up to the shower head or down to the spout. I thought I would pull the valve stem in order to...
10-17-15, 07:39 PM
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Posted By saltpeter

I am wondering about 15A outlets from the...

I am wondering about 15A outlets from the standpoint of 1500 watts => 12.5A. 12.5A * 125% = 15.63A (... more than 15A). Does the 125% safety factor apply to outlets as well as breakers?

Thanks...
10-17-15, 04:41 PM
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Posted By saltpeter

Do I understand correctly that you propose to run...

Do I understand correctly that you propose to run wiring for a three-way circuit to control a light in the same 1-1/2" Sched. 40 conduit with #6 feeders to your sub-panel?
10-17-15, 04:27 PM
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Posted By saltpeter

MWBC to duplex outlets

Hello Gents,

It is getting cold in Minnesota these nights in a summer cabin. One circuit is not enough for two 1500 watt appliances.

Would it be code-compliant and safe to extend a 20A MWBC to...
05-27-13, 04:03 PM
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Posted By saltpeter

To clarify re: 225.39(B) I was thinking this...

To clarify re: 225.39(B) I was thinking this section meant I would need a 30A DP breaker in the main panel with 3 #10 w/G to the sub-panel and would allow 2x 20A breakers on each hot. But I am not...
05-26-13, 03:40 PM
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Posted By saltpeter

OP responds...

[A] Thanks Nashkat1.

I would rather give up my assumption that DW and GD need dedicated circuits, but am not sure about code requirements. Extending the circuits with a J-box would be much...
05-25-13, 10:56 PM
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Posted By saltpeter

first post -- code questions

Hi all,

I would like to add a couple of outside outlets in the backyard. The kitchen is right next to the backyard. The problem is that there is no reasonable path between the main panel on the...
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