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03-15-2006

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04-20-2014 5:40 PM

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  • Welland, Ontario

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  • Posted in thread: shop vac no ground in plug? on 04-16-2014 at 09:46 AM
    If it is plastic vacuum like many of them, what exactly do you expect the ground pin to ground.
    It is only for exposed metal parts.

  • Posted in thread: Bonded Ground and Neutal in Outbuilding Panel on 04-11-2014 at 06:40 AM
    Under current code you do not have that option. Past codes allowed for a three feed to out
    buildings and a ground rod except under certain conditions. Current code requires a four wire
    feed to out bui...

  • Posted in thread: Bonded Ground and Neutal in Outbuilding Panel on 04-10-2014 at 01:32 PM
    Yes you should. That setup was permitted in the past. New installations require a separate
    ground in the feeder.

  • Posted in thread: One switch controls 2 lights on 04-10-2014 at 06:53 AM
    Connect the fixture and see what happens. It will either be on or off all the time or work
    properly. You will not cause and harm.If you are using a digital meter you could be getting a
    false reading c...

  • Posted in thread: Pipe Sizing & Flow Meters on 03-27-2014 at 05:55 PM
    That's a complicated question, because when no water is flowing there in pressure loss. It is
    equal. The more GPM you use the more potential there is pressure loss.

  • Posted in thread: To Convert from Fuse to Breakers...?? on 03-27-2014 at 05:51 PM
    Prices vary lot's by location. The guess I posted could be on the high side but it is relative
    to the location in Ontario Canada, not California. It also based on a electrical contractor
    doing the wor...

  • Posted in thread: To Convert from Fuse to Breakers...?? on 03-27-2014 at 11:24 AM
    Depends on if the just the panel can be changed or if the whole service needs to be changed.My
    GUESS for 200 amp service $1800-$2800.

  • Posted in thread: Half of the lights are out downstairs on 03-26-2014 at 01:11 PM
    Sounds like a loose connection. Your problem will be finding it.Are there only lights on the
    circuit or are there also receptacles? Is everything on the circuit out or only part of the
    items?

  • Posted in thread: No chimney liner since 1964 for our wood fireplace on 03-26-2014 at 09:37 AM
    What does you gas fireplace install information say about it?

  • Posted in thread: Sump Pump running but not pumping water on 03-16-2014 at 05:52 PM
    If there is a blockage in the pipe, how would I go about clearing that?Snake it from outside
    with a sewer snake or the garden hose.

1 COMMENTS
Posted: 
December 4, 2013  •  01:26 PM
You were right about the neutral reading 120 V with ground, the neutral could not have been in contact with hot anywhere because that would cause a short and trip the breaker
 
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