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10-06-14, 02:08 AM
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Posted By phil2bfree

Long Overdue THANK YOU!!!

To Ray, Joe and John:
Remember me and my predicament way back in July? I should have replied MUCH sooner. I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU for all your help. Thanks to your advice and technical...
07-27-14, 03:49 AM
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Views: 1,617
Posted By phil2bfree

Thanks for your suggestion John.

Thanks for your suggestion John.
07-26-14, 12:44 AM
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Views: 1,617
Posted By phil2bfree

Thanks!

Thanks for all your suggestions. As I said, I keep my DIY work to carpentry, retiling, etc. and don't want to mess around with electrical wiring---codes or no codes. The only problem with my old...
07-24-14, 01:39 AM
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Views: 1,617
Posted By phil2bfree

Now, is the circuit a 3 wire or 4 wire circuit? ...

Now, is the circuit a 3 wire or 4 wire circuit?

Joe: That's a problem. Since the old range was built about 25 years ago, it probably uses 3 wires, but I don't know for sure. I am not an electrical...
07-24-14, 01:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,617
Posted By phil2bfree

Reply to last 3 answers

To Ray and Joe: Thanks very much for your help & for offering advice for free. Thanks for helping me consider the legal and financial consequences of hiring someone who is unlicensed.

To Pete:...
07-23-14, 04:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,617
Posted By phil2bfree

3 wire vs 4 wire for range

If you are not too sick of me, I have one last question. If you don't want to answer, I will post a new question for others to answer. My old range was at least 25 years old. I was told that at that...
07-23-14, 03:44 AM
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Views: 1,617
Posted By phil2bfree

Reply to both answers.

I am sorry that my language was ambiguous. The confusion is probably between "came" and "uses." I never said the range came with a 40 amp cord, but I will accept responsibility for the...
07-22-14, 02:44 AM
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Views: 1,617
Posted By phil2bfree

Reply to both answers.

Thanks for your help! I talked to various electricians on the phone. A master licensed electrician came over to give me an estimate for work & supplies. He said I needed a 4 wire cord. That is NYC...
07-21-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,617
Posted By phil2bfree

Lightbulb Right receptacle for installing new electric range?

Hi: I do a bunch of DIY work at home, but you will be able to tell that I know little about electrical work. I have to install (by myself or with the help of an electrician) a new electric range that...
04-24-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,536
Posted By phil2bfree

I just wanted to say thanks, but DIY.com says my...

I just wanted to say thanks, but DIY.com says my reply has to be at least 25 words. Thanks for your help.
04-22-14, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,536
Posted By phil2bfree

Post My old range was hardwired. How can I add socket for new range?

Hi: I do DIY repairs for plumbing, tiles, carpentry, but messing around with electrical problems worries me.
I have to take out my 25 year old hardwired electric range & put in new wiring and a...
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