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  1. Thread: Moderators

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    Re: Moderators

    your absolutely right there is some good advice here and i should have mentioned it, forgive me if i let my frustration show.

    I dont want the position i couldn't be paid enough. I am not HER if...
  2. Thread: Moderators

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    Moderators

    This forum needs a moderator!! DIY advice in this fIEld needs to be strongly moderated!! I've been watching this forum for a few months and in my professional opinion, personal injury is...
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    Re: Track Lighting Getting Hot.

    cosider led bulbs they last 20+ years and use significantly less power then even a cfl and dont become hazzardous waste when you throw them away like cfls
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    Re: Knob & Tube wiring and Insulation?

    this is some of the best advice you will find,
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    Re: Upgrading electrical outlets

    Dont just assume the conduit is effectively bonded because your plug tester or digital meter says no open ground. the NEC is a minimum standard and although it may permit this under the right...
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    Re: Knob & Tube meets NM

    these are the kind of topics that make me kringe. just remember if it works it doesn't mean its right. at the very least protect both the knob and tube ckt and the new ckt with an afci breaker
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    Re: how was it wired two 200 amp main

    Here in jersey they don't even splice it unless you want to wait a month.
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    Re: What is the best way to ground this house.

    Yuk Yuk
    don't get the wrong idea here I'm not calling you out or anything but I understand this a little different maybe you can help me see your perspective. 250.130 states " for replacement...
  9. Re: Wiring an outlet for a dishwasher and garbage disposal

    I have been wrong before, many many times in fact. When I am I yeild. You would make it a lot easier to yeild if you left your criticism at the door. If you have something to show me I will...
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    Re: Rain in Breaker Box

    generally, if your service has been taking on water long enough for it to now show rust, then it likely needs to be replaced. I am making some assumptions as to the condition of course but I would...
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    Re: Knob & Tube Wiring

    ..but the hvac guy said it would work ..
  12. Re: Wiring an outlet for a dishwasher and garbage disposal

    I can't beleive your arguing this. The NEC is a minimum standard not a guide. Go ahead, put the dishwasher and g/d on the same ckt. I'll come back and fix it later.
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    Re: power but yet no power.....

    sewing machines... air conditioner....14/2...30 amp breaker
    shut the breaker off. Call an electrician. Your in over your head and you have crossed the line well into dangerous. GET HELP
  14. Re: Wiring an outlet for a dishwasher and garbage disposal

    it is a non fixed cord and plug application

    Its not unreasonable to assume that a d/w and g/d may be used at the same time.

    I think raven was reffering to 210.23 (a)2 utilization equipment...
  15. Re: Wiring an outlet for a dishwasher and garbage disposal

    I agree with that. You could also use a multi-wire branch ckt on one device.
    I only ask to understand your point of view, and I appreciate your explanation.
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    Re: old post new poster

    I don't disagree with you. But nusance tripping can be harmfull as well. I don't think gfi protecting "all" outlets is a good idea. or afci for that matter. I think these practices should be more...
  17. Re: Wiring an outlet for a dishwasher and garbage disposal

    Could you quote your source?
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    old post new poster

    I'm looking for an avatar of someone beating a dead horse if anyone knows where I can find one.

    I know its legal but load protecting a grounding recepticle with a gfi makes no sense to me when...
  19. Re: Installing 3-wired ceiling light when there are only 2 wires in ceiling

    It seems as if this issue has been resolved already but..





    This is not exactly true. Merely connecting the fixture EG(C)leads to the box only bonds the parts together and although it does...
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    Re: Heat Pump Causes Lights To Dim

    key points:
    The service is new and uprgaded to 200a
    lights are flickering when the furnace comes on.

    questions:
    Do the lights dim when the compressor on the fridge / freezer comes on (or any...
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