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Apr
16
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
24
answered Can a Knob & Tube live hot wire be left disconnected without the neutral in a switch box?
Nov
24
awarded  Revival
Nov
23
revised Is it against NEC code to re-use pulled cable?
brief note to throw that junk out of it's old :)
Nov
23
answered Is it against NEC code to re-use pulled cable?
Nov
23
comment I cleaned a cast iron bath tub with a toilet bowl cleaner
Eek, you might have dissolved the enamel over the ceramic glaze - how old is the cast iron tub?
Oct
29
awarded  Constituent
Oct
22
awarded  Caucus
Sep
15
answered Why does my receptacle tester say open ground on my new outlet?
Aug
7
comment Can I use indoor Romex in buried outdoor conduit?
Good suggestions folks, incorporated into the answer - feel free to tweak!
Aug
7
revised Can I use indoor Romex in buried outdoor conduit?
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Aug
7
revised Can I use indoor Romex in buried outdoor conduit?
edited body; edited title
Aug
7
answered Can I use indoor Romex in buried outdoor conduit?
Aug
7
awarded  Yearling
Aug
6
awarded  Good Question
Aug
5
comment Is it OK to have 10ga wire running from breaker to switch then 8ga from switch to pump?
@TheEvilGreebo I should have made that clear, d'oh! But you've done such a splendid job of it :) Would you mind if I just moved your comment into my answer so we're sure it sticks around, or just edit it in yourself?
Aug
5
answered Is it OK to have 10ga wire running from breaker to switch then 8ga from switch to pump?
Aug
5
revised Is it possible to use a power inverter to run a sump pump?
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Aug
5
answered Is it possible to use a power inverter to run a sump pump?
Aug
5
comment Is it possible to use a power inverter to run a sump pump?
Do you have anything else running on this inverter when the power fails? E.g. is the inverter already kicking in automatically?