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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-18-2011, 10:34 AM
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Posted By ChollaBob
I believe it is the cable. Right now the ground...

I believe it is the cable. Right now the ground freeze is melting and saturated wet: I can't keep the breaker on, but it stayed on last night for a few hours with the ground frozen. The new breaker...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-17-2011, 08:51 AM
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Posted By ChollaBob
I had an electrician out yesterday to review...

I had an electrician out yesterday to review everything and he found no short in the underground line. After reconnecting the water pump pressure switch, the water came back. He suggested to replace...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-15-2011, 03:49 PM
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Posted By ChollaBob
The submersible cable runs under the ground 3...

The submersible cable runs under the ground 3 inches! Travels under the trailer and must splice into the new yellow submersible at some point between the pole and the well house. I am suspecting this...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-15-2011, 01:49 AM
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Posted By ChollaBob
Attached is a picture from when I rewired the...

Attached is a picture from when I rewired the box: the 20 amp two pole is marked Well. Sorry for calling dual twenty! We have no water and having someone come out to megger the underground line is a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-13-2011, 11:07 PM
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Posted By ChollaBob
Dual 20 Breaker Short

A dual twenty breaker was off this morning which shut the well down. I replaced the breaker and instead of shutting off slow, the new breaker shut off fast. From the breaker, the heavy 600 V...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-27-2011, 12:18 PM
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Posted By ChollaBob
This is probably a 100 amp main as it is two...

This is probably a 100 amp main as it is two ganged 50 amps, if that is how this translates. This panel supplies a single wide and the sub-panel is new and well wired. I do need an upgrade on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-27-2011, 11:03 AM
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Posted By ChollaBob
The green taped wire is the ground going to the...

The green taped wire is the ground going to the house subpanel. This box serves as the main breaker box. Inside the main are the main dual 50 amp breaker, a dual 20 amp breaker for a well, and a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-26-2011, 09:41 PM
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Posted By ChollaBob
I had lost power to half our electrical and no...

I had lost power to half our electrical and no breakers tripped. The problem was a bad main 50 amp dual breaker which would flicker electricity on two house circuit paths (kitchen and bathroom) until...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-26-2011, 09:31 PM
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Posted By ChollaBob
Breaker Box Ground Wire

We recently lost power to one leg of our electrical which was caused by dual 50 amp breaker which had gone bad. On repairing the box, I noticed there was no ground wire to the neutral/ground bar. The...
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