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May
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reviewed No Action Needed Is connecting a 16A plug to 10A sockets for an electric water heater a problem?
May
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comment electric box has blue,black, and white wires?
What about the 9V, what are you reading that between?
May
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comment electric box has blue,black, and white wires?
here's how to add images to a post.
May
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revised Is it kosher to splice wiring in the “can” portion of recessed LED lighting?
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May
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revised Can these metal ceiling drywall joists be removed?
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revised Can I remove HVAC pipes after exposing the ceiling?
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comment Completing a prior subpanel install
@Jack If this is going to be a shop, a larger panel is definitely the way to go. Some day you might want to add a welder, or other larger machinery.
May
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comment electric box has blue,black, and white wires?
80V between what and what? Are the wires from a remote module, or from the ceiling box? Some photos might help?
May
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comment Completing a prior subpanel install
Don't the breakers in the panel count as the disconnecting means, because there are only 6?
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comment Completing a prior subpanel install
As far as the ungrounded (hot) terminals, it doesn't matter which goes where. They could both be black conductors, it wouldn't matter.
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comment Compatibility of aluminum fittings with brass rough-in valve
I might be concerned using aluminum fittings with potable water. I don't know for sure if there's a problem, but my gut says it's not right. Don't think I've ever seen an aluminum pipe fitting.
May
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comment Emergency my waste is leaking over my back patio
You have human waste oozing towards you, why are you asking a bunch of bozos on the Internet what to do? CALL A PLUMBER!
May
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comment Completing a prior subpanel install
You should be able to pick up a grounding bar at the local big box, hardware store, or electrical supply shop. I would suggest going to a local electrical supply shop, as they should be able to get you all the products you need.
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comment Completing a prior subpanel install
You're going to need ground rod(s) at the outbuilding (or some other accepted form of grounding electrode). Did the previous owner have one installed?
May
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answered How can I keep a screw from slipping off a screw bit?
May
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revised How long can I leave a wood fence after power washing, before staining?
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revised Got a used Electric oven - not sure what wire and breaker to use
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comment Got a used Electric oven - not sure what wire and breaker to use
You might want to consider having an Electrician install the circuit for you.
May
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comment Got a used Electric oven - not sure what wire and breaker to use
You're going to have to install a new 4 wire cord on the range, and use the 4 prong receptacle. You'll also need 8/3 with ground copper cable, or four 8 gauge individual copper wires. The 10 on your 10-3 cable, means there are 10 AWG (American Wire Gauge) wires (conductors) in the cable. Which are too small for this application. The 3 on the 10-3 cable, means there are 3 current carrying conductors in the cable.
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revised Got a used Electric oven - not sure what wire and breaker to use
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