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Posted in thread: Running a new line - conduit? on 12-20-2015 at 08:39 AM
I typically secure romex every 4 feet and within 4-6 inches of entering a j-box, conduit is not
necessary and in some locales against code.
Posted in thread: 2 / 15amp Breakers Joined.. on 12-19-2015 at 08:09 AM
A picture of this breaker would be really cool, I don't think I've ever seen one like your
Posted in thread: 2 / 15amp Breakers Joined.. on 12-18-2015 at 08:07 PM
If I'm following correctly, you have a 2-pole 15 amp breaker that has tripped and will not
reset or is turn off and will not turn on.This breaker is feeding outlets, lights or both.If
this is the case...
Posted in thread: 2 / 15amp Breakers Joined.. on 12-17-2015 at 09:12 PM
Not sure what this breaker could be. You've described a 2-pole breaker which would be for a
240V something.Not big enough for typical 240V clothes dryer, electric stove, A/C compressor or
base board h...
Posted in thread: How to use this type of snake/auger on 12-05-2015 at 04:40 PM
That's a whole lot of snake for that type of auger.Keep in mind when you twist the cable, both
ends twist and you could end up with a birds nest on the floor behind you from all the
Posted in thread: Mounting TV above fireplace(wiring) on 12-05-2015 at 04:36 PM
Welcome to the site, I'm sure you'll find plenty of advice to help with your first home,
congratulations.I see few options here.1) run your cables as tight to the mantle and sides to
get you to the ca...
Posted in thread: LED fixture: hardwired to three-prong plug on 11-30-2015 at 05:00 PM
Never heard it called that "discriminatory". I refer to them as polarized and unpolarized
recptacles and plugs. He has an unpolarized plug with a ground prong that forces the correct
orientation of po...
Posted in thread: Need a solution... on 11-26-2015 at 05:26 PM
Replace a single poke breaker on each leg in the panel with a tandem breaker. One wire for
existing circuit and one wire for sensing monitor. And you can shut off the side of the tandem
breaker for th...
Posted in thread: LED fixture: hardwired to three-prong plug on 11-26-2015 at 05:15 PM
Yes it matters. The black on the light fixture is the hot and white is the neutral. You have to
identify the hot and neutral on the cord whip. The left possibly wider blade on the plug is the
Posted in thread: Damaged 220/50a wire on 11-16-2015 at 07:47 AM
I would use split bolts not wire nuts.