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Posted By Powerball177

Looking at a regular outlet, does the regular...

Looking at a regular outlet, does the regular outlet have a load and/or line? Does it matter where the incoming wire from GFCI is going to be?
Is it better to connect the wires via the screws or at...
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Posted By Powerball177

Thank you very much. I was able to install the...

Thank you very much. I was able to install the 1st GFCI outlet.
Now, can I install the 2nd regular outlet from load side of GFCI to 2nd outlet and there a 3rd regular outlet?

Thanks again.. I...
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Posted By Powerball177

Thank you.. Thank you... I will give it a try......

Thank you.. Thank you... I will give it a try... The illustration makes it understandable.. I appreciate it.. Thank you!
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Posted By Powerball177

For the "hot" cable, will this be the black...

For the "hot" cable, will this be the black cable?
Does the black go to the brass side?
and white goes to the silver side?
Where will the ground cable go on the GFCI receptacle?


Thanks...
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Posted By Powerball177

Yes one in the attic in the garage and one in the...

Yes one in the attic in the garage and one in the attic main in living room.

I'm sorry, what does this mean? "So long as you supply the standard receptacle off the LOAD terminals on the GFCI,...
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Posted By Powerball177

I see... The receptacles will be up in the attic...

I see... The receptacles will be up in the attic to install 2 attic fans. 1 GFCI connected first then a regular receptacle will work? I will purchase 1 of each this weekend. Thank you again......
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Posted By Powerball177

Thank you... Thank you... Thank you ALL!!! Got it...

Thank you... Thank you... Thank you ALL!!! Got it to work now with the additional exterior lights.


Now, I have one more project to work on.
Currently in the garage attic, there is a light with...
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Posted By Powerball177

Appreciate your help and info. Yes,...

Appreciate your help and info.

Yes, connecting sounds like the way I was hoping I can do it.

I apologize I forgot I already have 1 light and a ceiling fan with light.

Will I still be able to...
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Posted By Powerball177

For a 15 amp breaker, how many lights would it be...

For a 15 amp breaker, how many lights would it be able to take?

Also, when doing a pigtail - can this be done this way?

From Point 1, can I join the other 2 and 3 lights directly to point 1?
...
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Posted By Powerball177

The breaker is 15amps. The light fixtures I...

The breaker is 15amps. The light fixtures I purchased are LEDs. I can run the 14/2 wire on the attic beams or is it better to run on attic floor just like the other wires/cables in the attic.
...
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Posted By Powerball177

Yes, NM-B. 14/2. Is that no good?Can I run the...

Yes, NM-B. 14/2. Is that no good?Can I run the wires through the beams and using wire nails?

Thanks!



Can
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Posted By Powerball177

Post Add 2 new wiring on side

Hi,

I have a light in the main entrance of the house. It is an external light. I would like to add 2 more lights on the left and rights side of the house.

Can I pigtail from this light fixture...
12-19-12, 09:10 AM
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Posted By Powerball177

When I go up in the attic in the garage, there is...

When I go up in the attic in the garage, there is a switch that turns on a light in the attic.
I worked some kind of electrical wiring like doing a pig-tail and adding addition lights but not...
12-19-12, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Powerball177

Question How to add additional outlet in the Attic

Hello there,

I am trying to install a new attic fan that requires a new power receptacle. On the attic entrance in the garage, there is a light bulb fixture with a switch.
Can we "pig-tail" or...
08-13-12, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Powerball177

1. So we will be capping-off the black and red...

1. So we will be capping-off the black and red travelers and the white cable that is on the same sheat as the black/red and cap-off this white cable as well.


2. The blue cable from the new...
08-13-12, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Powerball177

Currently, the other 3 way switch is located in...

Currently, the other 3 way switch is located in the garage. Should I not touch it and just leave it the way it is? or remove the switch and cap-off the wires in that switch? Thanks!
08-13-12, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Powerball177

If I remove the switch in the garage, do I just...

If I remove the switch in the garage, do I just "cap-off" those wires that came from the switch? Thanks!
08-13-12, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Powerball177

I see... Yes, I would like to eliminate the...

I see... Yes, I would like to eliminate the switch in the garage.
1. So, I will cap off the red and black travelers.
2. Then, follow the white wire that is spliced on the same cable as the other...
08-13-12, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Powerball177

I am sorry but I am little confused. So the black...

I am sorry but I am little confused. So the black and red travelers will not be used?

Remove both black and red travelers and cap them off.


Follow the white wire that is on the same splice...
08-08-12, 06:10 AM
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Posted By Powerball177

Yes, that is correct... All three conditions are...

Yes, that is correct... All three conditions are correct...

Thanks!
07-31-12, 05:43 AM
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Posted By Powerball177

I was finally able to get back to this project...

I was finally able to get back to this project after so many projects and things to do... :-)

How's this picture?
As you can see, the "common" wire comes from the second to the left cable with...
07-27-12, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Powerball177

PCBOSS: I have not checked if the switch has...

PCBOSS: I have not checked if the switch has power. So just use a multimeter?
So the GD outlet is not tied in with the GFCI outlet?

Ray2047: I didn't get a chance to run an extension cord for...
07-27-12, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Powerball177

GFCI circuit not tripping

Hello there,

In the kitchen, we have a garbage disposal and several outlets and a GFCI. The garbage disposal outlet seems to be not working any more. Not sure if it's a bad switch on the garbage...
07-17-12, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Powerball177

1. I traced that white wire again that goes with...

1. I traced that white wire again that goes with the red and black travelers and it goes to the white neutral bundle. I have taken a picture of it and it is the one with the blue tape on it.

The...
07-16-12, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Powerball177

Ok. Thanks, I will take a picture and find that...

Ok. Thanks, I will take a picture and find that "white" cable that goes the black and red travelers.

The pic from Post#4 has the following:
The one on the left with 2 blacks and red is the switch...
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