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Dec
27
revised Can I share the dishwasher or other appliance lines from adjacent room lines?
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revised Can I share the dishwasher or other appliance lines from adjacent room lines?
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Dec
25
comment How can I connect a receptacle to a two wire extension cord?
@HerrBag You'd have to check with UL not NEC. But since I don't expect the OP is going to file for UL testing, it's a moot point. The cable clamp I've shown in the post will hold for normal usage, if you're mountain climbing or slacklining with the cord you'll likely run into some problems.
Dec
24
comment How can I connect a receptacle to a two wire extension cord?
I'm assuming the OP already has a cord, since they asked how to add a receptacle to their broken cord. As for strain relief, the clamp should handle that.
Dec
23
revised Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
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Dec
23
revised Why were only some of my tools damaged when connected to a 240V receptacle?
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Dec
23
revised How can I connect a receptacle to a two wire extension cord?
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Dec
23
comment Did I damage the breaker by incorrectly wiring a generator?
You might want to contact an Electrician, and have a proper transfer switch/panel installed. This will avoid any future mishaps, and may save the life of a poor lineman working to restore your power.
Dec
23
comment Did I damage the breaker by incorrectly wiring a generator?
"Turned off the power immediately and found my error." This always makes me laugh. Unless your reaction time is faster than the speed of light, you were too slow to avoid damage. It's not clear exactly what you did, or how you've tried to remedy the situation. Please provide a more detailed account of what happened, including what you were trying to do (exactly), and what you've done since.
Dec
23
revised How can I connect a receptacle to a two wire extension cord?
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Dec
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revised How can I connect a receptacle to a two wire extension cord?
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Dec
23
answered How can I connect a receptacle to a two wire extension cord?
Dec
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answered Can I go from a 3-prong outlet and connect to a 2-prong outlet and switch?
Dec
23
comment Wireless Thermostat C-Wire Substitute
Maybe it's time to call in an HVAC technician. In the first image of the furnace, the red wire goes to a terminal on the board labeled R, the yellow goes to a terminal labeled G, and the white wire goes to a terminal labeled W. The blue wire goes somewhere we can't see, but I'm guessing it's a terminal labeled C. Also, it would be helpful if you included the make and model number of the furnace.
Dec
23
comment What should I do with the exposed grounding wire during a conversion from hardwired to plug in light fixture?
@Eric Yes, you'll want to use a three prong plug.
Dec
21
revised Use baseboard to conceal wires?
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Dec
21
revised Can you run a junction inside an outlet or recessed light
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Dec
21
answered How are equipment grounding conductors counted for determining conduit or junction box fill?
Dec
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revised How are equipment grounding conductors counted for determining conduit or junction box fill?
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Dec
21
revised Can I connect a portable generator to a subpanel to backfeed my house?
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