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They make a special box for RV stands. It has that NEMA 14-50, an optional TT30 for travel trailers/small RVs, and most importantly a normal GFCI outlet. That way if someone shows up with a camper or really anything, you’re all set. Better yet, it's available in a standalone, sits-on-the-ground form factor (google "RV pedestal"). Also, be wary of ...


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My 240v stuff is all nailed to a flammable box, which I live in. - A 4"x4" should be fine. Use any visually acceptable piece of painted wood, vinyl, or painted metal; you don't need a bespoke "240v box post". Use a large radius bend between the horizontal underground run and the vertical, attach the vertical conduit to the post, and pour ...


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Yes, but you'll violate Code if you do. Garage outlets need GFCI also. Your best bet is to crack open that box, and extend the circuit to a 1-socket recep marked "Refrigerator Only" installed at a location of your convenience. It's good to eliminate extension cords as part of this, but err on the side of "within your skill level". A &...


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Was this guy an actual licensed electrician? Was there a permit pulled for this work? Did the building inspector sign-off on the work? Of these questions I suspect the answer is "no" to all of them! Even if #1 is "yes" clearly he's incompetent and/or lazy. Anyway, what you have is unacceptable and the wire should be protected from the ...


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I hear a harmonic to the compressor running this may be able to be dampened using isolation studs, this is a vibration isolation that has bolts sticking out of a solid rubber piece there is no metal to metal contact aprox 1/2” of rubber is between the bolts you remove the existing bolts put these in between the frame and the outside unit, one time I had to ...


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In my experience (since the prior owner is not being helpful) there's probably an outlet someplace that this just plugs into. Should be outside, have an "in use cover," and should be GFCI protected (preferably by a GFCI located inside,) but none of those may be true, or all of them may be. And in all likelihood, the wiring is not remotely up to ...


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I'd venture it is poor wording by a low cost bottom feeder supplier in China that has no clue what they are talking about... Assuming by your use of the term "GFCI" that you are in the US or Canada (you didn't identify), to be able to use electrical equipment with 2 wire plugs, they must be "double insulated" and the plug itself must have a tag on it or a ...


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It is a Nibco 90. https://duckduckgo.com/?q=nibco+90+hydrant&iar=images&iax=images&ia=images ...........


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I have rarely found a faucet I can not repair. Yours needs a new valve stem packing no problem even if you cannot get the handle off. Move the nut as far as you can to the handle. I use expanded goretex rope for valve stem packing, some has graphite and is easy to install. 1/2 a dozen wraps of this will solve most valve stem leaks. I replace the washer when ...


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I like what you've done keeping the framing above grade. However, are those poured piers or are they concrete blocks sitting on grade? Hard to tell in the pic. Since you're asking about drainage, ground water is apparently a concern in your area. If that is so you first want to make sure that you sink piers to give your deck proper stability. No matter how ...


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