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Last Activity:05-20-2007 7:29 PM
Posted in thread: Hot Tub Hook Up Questions on 04-24-2007 at 03:38 PM
Considering you legally fit 10 - #10THHN conductors in 3/4" Liquidtite, your seven is fine.The
rest of your plan seems fine as well.6/3NM has a #10 ground.Remember, you can ONLY use the NM
cable for t...
Posted in thread: A few electrical questions on 03-31-2007 at 07:58 AM
Well,I really did not want to get involved in this thread seeing as it had been covered nicely.
I just really felt the need to address some of the erroneous and dangerous advice give
Posted in thread: A few electrical questions on 03-30-2007 at 08:21 PM
in all 28 years living in Arizona I have not seen a single house that was grounded in any way
other than a clamp behind the hose bib closest to the main shut off valve from the house side
of the water...
Posted in thread: A few electrical questions on 03-30-2007 at 08:19 PM
m that clamp ontop the existing or just screw right into the frame of the panel a branch
circuit just needs grounding period it doesn't have to be grounded back to the main panel it
can be grounded to...
Posted in thread: Outdoor lantern or light pole on 03-30-2007 at 08:09 PM
I'm not sure where you are getting this information Andy. Who says 15 amps? What if he runs
12/2UF?Where did 14" come from? I don't see that anywhere. Buried UF must be 18". Same for PVC
conduit. DO N...
Posted in thread: Main to sub (main lug) panel wiring on 03-30-2007 at 08:03 PM
I just go with what I was taught and what makes sence too much protection is better than not
enough. It may not be required but it surely doesn't hurt anything either. So I'm over
cautious!That is abs...
Posted in thread: Main to sub (main lug) panel wiring on 03-22-2007 at 05:14 PM
DEFINITELY asnwer B.As to the ground size. The cable is a factory made assembly. They would not
use a ground smaller than would be code required. A #10 ground is adequate for anything you
would use #6...
Posted in thread: MR16? Worth the price? on 03-15-2007 at 04:22 PM
Once again, an MR-16 IS a normal halogen. Halogen lamps are about 3000-3200K color
temperature.MR-16: A miniature reflector lamp that is 16 eighths of an inch wide. The number in
the name of a lamp (l...
Posted in thread: Wiring DW and Disposal on 03-14-2007 at 07:13 PM
Put a switch for the disposal in the back splash. I see no reason for a switch for the DW. I
would then run a 3-wire down to and install a split wired receptacle under the sink. The
switched side for ...
Posted in thread: Panel Mounting Question on 03-14-2007 at 07:09 PM
1) No. Only normal clearances. 30"wX36"deepX78"h2) No rule with regard to the wood. Either use
wood pr spacers to give an air gap. Obviously wood is the better choice.I would mount another
piece of wo...