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Single Pole or Multiple Pole Safety Disconnect Switch

I am taking power from a L5-30 receptacle and using it to power a large load. I want to add a safety disconnect switch as shown below between the receptacle and the load. Since the L5-30 circuit is ...
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Converting fuse panels to a subpanel in a detached garage

The home i live in is an older one and when they remodeled it. They converted the in house fuse boxes to a circuit breaker panel. The only issue is they didnt update the detached garage. So looking ...
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How do I unlock this electric burner? [closed]

At a short term rental property. The stovetop is locked. I don’t know how to unlock it and am not even sure I can read the stylized brand name
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Can running a cable along a large steel beam cause the RCD (safety switch) to trip?

I recently ran a cable along a massive steel beam in our garage to power an electric water heater. I haven't secured the cable properly yet. It just lies on the beam for most of its path. Whenever I ...
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Ground wire pass-through safety switch to sub panel?

I have an out-building 150+ feet from the main service panel with its own 240v 60 amp sub panel. It is powered via a four wire bundle going through underground conduit -- 2 x 120v feeders, 1 neutral, ...
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