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Sep
20
revised Is there any acceptable way to cover a junction box?
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Sep
20
comment Is there any acceptable way to cover a junction box?
This line is home-run directly to the panel. There are no other devices in this entire circuit.
Sep
20
comment Is there any acceptable way to cover a junction box?
@JeremyW.Sherman the cabling is most definitely stapled. I just installed it last month.
Sep
20
comment Is there any acceptable way to cover a junction box?
@NiallC. I edited my question to hopefully clarify this. I want to extend the run by making a junction in the existing box.
Sep
20
revised Is there any acceptable way to cover a junction box?
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Sep
20
comment Is there any acceptable way to cover a junction box?
@NiallC. Yes, I will need to leave the box in place in order to extend it to the new location.
Sep
20
asked Is there any acceptable way to cover a junction box?
Sep
20
answered What mortar should be used for flagstone?
Sep
19
comment Should I take my deck apart to fix a 1/2" lean?
If I'm reading your description correctly, could you remedy this using long threaded rods and turnbuckles?
Sep
19
comment Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
@B0nk3r I think you should select BMitch's updated and correct answer.
Sep
19
comment Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
+1 based on the new readings, this answer is correct. I am quite surprised that this mis-wiring didn't have significant consequences.. and that the machine still worked! @BMitch, I would indicate in the answer what the readings are that you're referencing... this question is a bit hard to follow with the revisions.
Sep
18
comment Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
@B0nk3r if your wife was getting shocked when using the machine, I would replace the machine immediately.
Sep
18
comment Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
@shirlockhomes the fact that a potential exists across them means, by definition, current will flow. LT2
Sep
18
comment Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
IF there were a short between the two hot leads, his breaker would trip or house would burn down.
Sep
18
revised Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
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Sep
18
revised Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
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Sep
18
answered Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
Sep
18
answered Should I install a vapour barrier if I'm using rigid foam insulation?
Sep
18
comment Why is my 3-prong dryer outlet showing 240V between hot and neutral/ground 'L' prong?
This scenario seems impossible to me. The only possible way that the two hots have 240v between them is if they are (properly) connected to the different supply phases. Likewise, the 120v to ground from one leg demonstrates that the third prong is either neutral or ground (which should both be the same). It is simply not possible that the other leg meters 240v to ground. The numbers don't add up. Please take the meter reading again, and perhaps post pics of the configuration and reading.
Sep
18
accepted How to fill gap between brick and drywall?