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  • Posted in thread: My new electrical service on 04-27-2015 at 10:51 AM
    When I get the new service hot , I will remove the 2 breaker boxes and the round meter base . I
    have a Rain-Tight loadcenter I will put up , to the left side of the new meter base . ( After
    doing some...

  • Posted in thread: Fuse Box Mess on 02-24-2015 at 09:43 AM
    That's a given, I was just asking if it was a possibility to flip in general. Fuse box will
    require city involvement [inspectors, power cut, wire ran, etc], permits, no worries
    there.Since th...

  • Posted in thread: What size LB on 02-19-2015 at 12:43 PM
    I understand what hornetd is saying but if you go with single conductors, the way I read it, is
    three #6s and a ground. 15 to 20 cubic inches of volume. A 1.25" LB is about 19.5 C.I.Exactly
    what I was...

  • Posted in thread: What size LB on 02-19-2015 at 10:33 AM
    Sorry I'm gonna run 6-3 uf-bThe US National Electric Code is very unfriendly to the use of
    cable inside conduit. The cables that it accommodates least well are those like type UF that
    have an oblong o...

  • Posted in thread: What size LB on 02-19-2015 at 09:39 AM
    I believe it's going to be 5 cubic inches per conductor. NEC 314.16Cables have to be calculated
    as a single conductor for the purpose of conduit and raceway sizing. --Tom

  • Posted in thread: Fuse Box Mess on 02-18-2015 at 01:01 PM
    I am located in NW Iowa Hornetd...probably not near you, but thank you, the thought is very
    generous. I haven't heard of most of those organizations you mentioned, but will look them up
    and see if any...

  • Posted in thread: Fuse Box Mess on 02-17-2015 at 07:09 PM
    Christmas in April, Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together, or some similar organization
    would assist with supplies once the need was verified. --Tom

  • Posted in thread: Fuse Box Mess on 02-17-2015 at 09:58 AM
    I'm not asking for the street address but if it is in my area and a genuine hardship case then
    I can put in the time since I am semi retired. --Tom

  • Posted in thread: Running wires in an old house. on 01-03-2015 at 11:23 AM
    I am actually trying to run ethernet cables along the same path as the existing coax cable. I
    have access to the basement but where the existing coax comes through the floor, is the part of
    the 1/2 fi...

  • Posted in thread: Using Gang box in appliances wiring. on 12-29-2014 at 02:30 PM
    But if the old wire isn't long enough can the use the old box as a junction box with a new wire
    to the new box?That is what I meant by "Just rough in a double gang old work box at the new
    location and...


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