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Posted in thread: Used Hot Tub/Spa - Help figuring out what size breaker and GFCI to use on 12-16-2014 at 08:25 AM
Will I be fine reusing the 8 gauge ground (the one thats already been ran inside the walls)
from the main breaker to GFCI or does it need to be a single insulated ground? Then have my new
run, white, ...
Posted in thread: Used Hot Tub/Spa - Help figuring out what size breaker and GFCI to use on 12-15-2014 at 01:43 PM
Ok heres my attempt at making reference pics. The red line is the wire and where it will be ran
(inside the wall on the first pic inside the house). When the wire goes outside, ran along the
brick I g...
Posted in thread: Used Hot Tub/Spa - Help figuring out what size breaker and GFCI to use on 12-15-2014 at 12:46 PM
Going underground will be even harder than through the walls. Its all concrete even outside
leading to the hot tub. Ill have to go through the walls then. Ill have to tear them out.Post a
picture of t...
Posted in thread: Used Hot Tub/Spa - Help figuring out what size breaker and GFCI to use on 12-15-2014 at 10:24 AM
I also read that short runs at 50 amp are good for 8 gauge. It seems some people say the length
also plays a factor. I want to be safe, but man running it through the walls into the house is
gonna be ...
Posted in thread: 14ga switch leg on a 12ga circuit on 11-21-2014 at 02:43 PM
OK I am going to play devils advocate here and ask a question I know will be controversial. I
do not have access to an NEC code book so I can't look at the code language, but I agree that a
20 amp cir...
Posted in thread: gfi? on 11-21-2014 at 12:36 PM
I did rewire it, just wondered if it should have tripped. black and white were reversedEven the
newer GFCIs that have wiring fault detection built in would not detect a reversing of the load
Posted in thread: Need help wiring range on 11-21-2014 at 12:03 PM
So if your appliance is pre 1999 then use the neutral and have an ungrounded appliance. No
thank you.No one suggested leaving the appliance ungrounded.:rolleyes: Prior to the elimination
of the code e...
Posted in thread: Neutral Double Tap on 11-20-2014 at 11:47 AM
Yeah when I used to do old work residential it was always scary removing a neutral from a
terminal shared with another neutral, bc I had no idea what load the other circuit was under.
Generally once t...
Posted in thread: Canadian (Ontario) advice on wiring gas furnace to generator/backup power? on 11-20-2014 at 10:49 AM
One alternate method that I use is to replace the servicing switch with a center off, double
throw, switch. the bottom of the switch to the brass screw of a flanged inlet. the white
wire of the sup...
Posted in thread: GFCI outlet seems to trip several times a week on 11-19-2014 at 05:37 PM
Tom: So you're saying (if I read this right) that if there is a current between the neutral and
the ground, that the GFCI will allow it; but once there is (downstream) use on the circuit, the