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Posted in thread: Damaged 220/50a wire on 11-23-2015 at 08:21 AM
I think this is the block: can't find a link to the box, sorry. It's just a regular blue
plastic box the guy at my local electrical supply store had.Let me suggest that you use these
instead. are f...
Posted in thread: Need a solution... on 11-23-2015 at 08:09 AM
I am posting here with the hope that someone can help with a problem I came across. I will try
to be as brief as possible. I recently installed a 30-amp interlock breaker in my breaker panel
for my po...
Posted in thread: Pre-existing underground Wire gong to detached garage on 11-23-2015 at 08:00 AM
Yeah, the building foot should be the main reason for the clearance. But, also there are some
remnants of an old concrete sidewalk besides the exterior walls right next to the walls
(probably from dec...
Posted in thread: Pre-existing underground Wire gong to detached garage on 11-20-2015 at 11:10 AM
Hello Folks, ...Which brings me to the next end of the underground feed wire for the garage.
The other end which then emerges next to the house (close to the circuit breaker panel, socket
meter, etc) ...
Posted in thread: Weather Head to Socket Meter SER/SEU Cable Upgrade on 11-20-2015 at 09:39 AM
The screws on the weather head cap were too corroded (even though it did not appear all that
corroded) , and the fact that they were slotted head screw and thus not much grip power on top
of being cor...
Posted in thread: Pre-existing underground Wire gong to detached garage on 11-16-2015 at 10:44 AM
So would you pull the Conductors thru the bottom of the wall and run a conduit up to the
box?When I was being trained in electrical work I became a fanatic for code compliance because
I kept seeing su...
Posted in thread: Weather Head to Socket Meter SER/SEU Cable Upgrade on 11-16-2015 at 08:44 AM
Since the distance from the weather head to the supply terminals of the Meter Enclosure is
probably short you may want to consider replacing the Aluminum wire in the mast now with Two
Ought Copper. Yo...
Posted in thread: Weather Head to Socket Meter SER/SEU Cable Upgrade on 11-13-2015 at 11:22 AM
Hello Folks, Originally the old electrical point of entry installation consisted on 100 amps
everything (socket meter, circuit breaker, cables, etc). So it has 2/0 cables traveling down
from the weath...
Posted in thread: Pre-existing underground Wire gong to detached garage on 11-13-2015 at 10:31 AM
Or lower the panel so the cables could come thru a gromet in one of those back knock
outs??????????I had already suggested that possibility to him bit I also noticed that the panel
cabinet shown in on...
Posted in thread: Pre-existing underground Wire gong to detached garage on 11-12-2015 at 12:09 PM
"If the Equipment Grounding Conductor (EGC) is not jacketed with Armor or enclosed in raceway
you have to increase it's size to Number Four American Wire Gauge (4 AWG)." => Yeah, I intend
to use 4 AWG...