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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 06-30-2012, 07:07 PM
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Posted By 8888
Dishwasher Power Cord

I need to make a dishwasher power cord.

New DW specs:
12a/1450w
Min 14g 167f

Current house wiring:
dedicated 20a circuit [12g]
15a split receptacle [w/disposal]
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-06-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By 8888
I am getting hammered on other forums for not...

I am getting hammered on other forums for not using pigtails. It's pigtails, or you are a hack!

Can any pros out there explain all the pros and cons. Is it easier, faster, cheaper, or is it truly...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-06-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By 8888
Yes. The drawing was meant to illustrate one...

Yes. The drawing was meant to illustrate one x-long ground wrapped around the screw, then continuing on.

Is there any benefit to tail'n the grounds. It would seem the only difference is 4 wires in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-05-2012, 02:24 PM
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Posted By 8888
Now I'm more confused. I thought that a drawing...

Now I'm more confused. I thought that a drawing would help visualize my setup. Here is another drawing.

Notes:
* Existing Romex is approximately 2' from Box 3, and once cut there will not be...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-04-2012, 05:42 PM
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Posted By 8888
Adding new receptacle and switch

Hello, I would appreciate any pro electricians to check my proposed wiring.

I need to add a new receptacle and switch to my AV closet by tapping into an existing circuit.

The receptacle will be...
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