Last Activity:11-25-2015 8:16 AM
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Posted in thread: Pre-fabricated Carport on 11-23-2015 at 12:15 AM
I ordered a galvanized steel pre-fabricated carport that shall stay in front of the garage. The
crew will deliver and assemble the carport in place. It seems that almost everything nowdays
require a p...
Posted in thread: Pre-existing underground Wire gong to detached garage on 11-21-2015 at 07:45 PM
The reason that the conduit coming out of the ground is not next to the house wall is that the
foundation footer of the ground floor wall extends out from the wall a foot or so. this
point, because ...
Posted in thread: Pre-existing underground Wire gong to detached garage on 11-21-2015 at 07:26 PM
No that's PVC. I would extend the underground to the house. PVC floating that far from the
house is going to be flimsy and prone to damage. I'd also be curious to dig around that area to
see if that P...
Posted in thread: Weather Head to Socket Meter SER/SEU Cable Upgrade on 11-21-2015 at 02:31 AM
It is a minor quibble but some utilities require that the three conductors be brought out
through holes in a triangle pattern leaving an unused knockout between each one with the
neutral conductor at ...
Posted in thread: Weather Head to Socket Meter SER/SEU Cable Upgrade on 11-21-2015 at 02:28 AM
Looks fine . We never use screw on weather heads . We always use clamp on weather heads . Did
you go ahead and terminate the wires , inside the meter base ? Hint , it is easier to slide the
Posted in thread: Wind Turbine Attached Galvanized Steel Pole on 11-21-2015 at 02:09 AM
Yeah, I am still trying to figure outwhat I will use for the mast. I was considering 1 5/8
galvanized steel fence posts but there are no couplers or strong means of couplings available.
So, I was look...
Posted in thread: Wind Turbine Attached Galvanized Steel Pole on 11-21-2015 at 01:57 AM
I will leave that discussion for people who understand what you are talking about:p I was
looking for the more basic information.Like your question about the mast.Or what happens to the
cable if the w...
Posted in thread: Wind Turbine Attached Galvanized Steel Pole on 11-19-2015 at 04:53 PM
I found this interseting and he does show a simple mast set
up.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opP13e-TvHMYep, I am familiar with this video (saw it a long
time ago). He seems knowledgeable, but ultim...
Posted in thread: Pre-existing underground Wire gong to detached garage on 11-19-2015 at 04:31 PM
That looks worse than anything you had in the garage. I think it should come up right next to
the house. I would be asking if there was a safe way to cut the conduit and extend it to the
building and ...
Posted in thread: Wind Turbine Attached Galvanized Steel Pole on 11-19-2015 at 02:35 PM
Hello Folks, Recently I acquired a small 12v 500watts wind turbine with all the goods (charge
controller, dump load, etc), but the pole for the the installation as is normally the case. The