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Last Activity:10-18-2010 5:03 PM
Posted in thread: removing a fixture on 10-18-2010 at 05:02 PM
Thanks for the replies!So how do I disconnect the cable at the switch? Is it just a matter of
unscrewing the cover and disconnecting the wire connected to the switch?Not quite. In order to
Posted in thread: how many lights in a circuit as per code on 10-07-2010 at 08:31 PM
Chuck Thank you. I was concerned that the committee had adopted a new lower standard. --Tom
Posted in thread: Extending electric stove supply cable on 10-07-2010 at 11:15 AM
Hi JoeD,Thanks for the reply.I have managed to expose the cable run now and it says:AWG 8 - 3
WITH 10 GROUND TYPE NMB-600VSoo - that's four wire - right?OTYes that is a four wire circuit.
You can exte...
Posted in thread: Popping GFI but not non-GFI outlets - need help on 10-06-2010 at 11:04 PM
Information was very helpful - after hours of trying to back into a solution, it turned out to
be the extension cord. So much wasted time!But, I have another problem which I am hoping you
can help wit...
Posted in thread: Wiring grease ? on 10-06-2010 at 10:30 PM
Just for my curiosity can you tell me why there is a problem with running jacketed wire in
conduit. Seams to me that would just be doubly safe.The problem is the heat build up in the
conduit. The numb...
Posted in thread: 3-Way Switch Help on 10-06-2010 at 10:01 PM
Well did it work?--Tom Horne
Posted in thread: Extending electric stove supply cable on 10-06-2010 at 09:52 PM
If the current stove feed is only three wire cable then you can not extend it.If you have a
four wire feed, then it can be extended but the connection must be in a junction box and it
must be accessib...
Posted in thread: Could wire be bad? on 10-06-2010 at 09:48 PM
broadbillDid you ever solve this problem? If yes what was the cause? --Tom Horne
Posted in thread: how many lights in a circuit as per code on 10-06-2010 at 09:42 PM
You can load a circuit up to 70% continuous load. The number of lights is really not important
as long as you size the circuit accordingly. It works out that way for receptacles also. You
have no cont...
Posted in thread: installing chandelier on 11-17-2005 at 09:22 PM
Is a type of brace for fans and heavy fixtures such as chandeliers that can be installed
through the ceiling hole were the existing box was. If the existing box was mounted directly to
a would struc...