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Posted in thread: House Hit by lightning.......... on 01-24-2008 at 10:40 PM
Not all problems can be found in the boxes. Lighting has a tendency to overpower house wiring.
Normal house wiring is rated for 600volts.... mother nature can throw a couple million volts
Posted in thread: Need bathroom fan/light help...I'm dumb! on 01-22-2008 at 10:56 PM
You missed the light wire, usually they're blue. Tie it to the two blacks.
Posted in thread: HELP! Need to find cable locator for low voltage on 01-02-2008 at 01:29 AM
You're referring to these: are used like this: utility locators, and you will spend a minimum
of $1,000 to do what you want, even for a used one.
Posted in thread: HELP! Need to find cable locator for low voltage on 12-31-2007 at 04:42 PM
You're asking way to much for what you want to spend. Locators that are capable of finding both
cable paths and faults start at 2 grand for a used setup, so if you can get one for $400,
Posted in thread: Service panel connection. on 12-30-2007 at 08:48 PM
Yup. Looks like what I read. BTW- You typed all that??? Boy, we need to get you a CD!I have the
'05 CD, but I typed it from the 2008 before I realized there were no changes from the '05 :mad:
Posted in thread: Service panel connection. on 12-29-2007 at 06:41 PM
You must mean after the 2005 NEC. I can't comment as I do not have a copy of 2008 yet.From the
2005 AND 2008 NEC: (there are no changes in 2008 for this section)250.118. Types of Equipment
Posted in thread: Electical Wire Near Heat Vent ok? on 12-18-2007 at 01:34 PM
Unless your furnace is on steroids and cranks out air heated to 200°F, there's no problem that
can arise from this.
Posted in thread: GFCI mystery on 12-11-2007 at 08:24 AM
Try tightening the screws first. That may be all it needs.If there's any make-ups in the box,
check under the wire nuts and see if they are good and solid as well.
Posted in thread: GFCI mystery on 12-09-2007 at 02:58 PM
Turn the power off to that circuit and remove the GFI receptacle. Chances are, there's a loose
connection. If not, check the closest outlet from there for a loose connection.If you can't
find a loose ...
Posted in thread: how to select quality fixtures? on 12-02-2007 at 05:50 PM
I have noticed, as a general rule, the heavier it is for it's size, the better it is. Flimsy =