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  • Posted in thread: Shore power setup for commercial vehicle on 01-22-2018 at 05:20 PM
    Want to put a 40A single pole breaker in my box. Run 6/3 NM-B to a 14-50R outdoor receptacle.
    50A RV cord with 14-50P on one end and SS2-50R female twistlock on the other. Vehicle will have
    50A inlet ...

  • Posted in thread: Want to test circuit breakers? on 01-08-2018 at 08:45 AM
    Testing circuit breakers is simply not a DIY job. Licensed Journeyman electricians would not be
    capable of properly testing a circuit breaker in the field. Circuit breakers have performance
    criteria t...

  • Posted in thread: Surface light on dropped ceiling - what is required? on 01-08-2018 at 08:29 AM
    The support that you need is something on the order of a T-Grid Box Hanger 512. This attaches
    to the grid but you are supposed to tie it to the structure as well with support wires at both
    ends of the...

  • Posted in thread: Surface light on dropped ceiling - what is required? on 01-08-2018 at 08:17 AM
    have you seen
    deThose are not suitable for installation in ceiling tiles. The listing of the fixture is f...

  • Posted in thread: Do outlets need to be inline? on 01-01-2018 at 02:43 PM
    You can do what you propose. There are few things that must be met to be code compliant.The box
    must not be over filled.The box must have a cover.The box be accessible.JoeD may have been a
    little too ...

  • Posted in thread: How do I cover Rome's coming out of floor? on 12-24-2017 at 11:14 PM
    What is the equivalent of a 12-2 with ground Romex if I'm using stranded conductors?The ones
    that will be the easiest to find at the Home DeSpot will be THHN/THWN #12 American Wire Gage.
    If you are un...

  • Posted in thread: Best Surge Setup on 12-19-2017 at 02:37 PM
    Surges Happen is a guide by the National Institute of Standards & Technology for protecting
    your electric and electronic devices from these electrical anomalies. It can be downloaded from

  • Posted in thread: pole light on 12-08-2017 at 06:57 AM
    I will fight my way thru the black fri crowds and pick one up. thanks for your help.Umbrella
    UP! Elbows Out! Charge! Good Luck.

  • Posted in thread: Simple TV Antenna For a Large House? on 12-06-2017 at 11:19 AM
    Don't forget that broadcasters now use digital - not analog. The old fashioned antennas don't
    really do much anymore.Sorry SNS but that is not true. Radio is still Radio and there is
    nothing magic abo...

  • Posted in thread: Why does this wire not have a ground? on 12-06-2017 at 10:30 AM
    So, you missed this point; " so that we do not have to guess what you mean, saving us both time
    in reaching a solution." Instead there are threads that exceed 20 pages and that's a lot of
    wasted space...

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