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    Look at the wires the POCO use to supply a house...

    Look at the wires the POCO use to supply a house and decide.
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    Welcome to the forum! If you please, what is a...

    Welcome to the forum!

    If you please, what is a chemical load? Same for a vulcanizing unit? I have not heard of either.
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    Somethings not adding up. Where is the illegal...

    Somethings not adding up. Where is the illegal generator hook up, or where is the power that lit the street lights coming from?
  4. Thread: Grond wire

    by ActionDave
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    Gotta sort it out for yourself mate. The gurus in...

    Gotta sort it out for yourself mate. The gurus in the towers aren't really dedicated to making things easier, that would mean no more big party every three years and no more guaranteed book sales.
    ...
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    Sounds like there are similar discussions amongst...

    Sounds like there are similar discussions amongst the CMP members as we have been having here on the forum from time to time.
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    Agree. I'd prefer keeping Equipment Grounding...

    Agree.

    I'd prefer keeping Equipment Grounding Conductor and using it wherever appropriate. EGC has already worked its way into the lingo and is understood. I would dare say that all of us that...
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    The latter. I work for a very small shop. There...

    The latter. I work for a very small shop. There is one other electrician, the motor guy, and the boss. I use stranded as much as possible, workmate uses solid as much a possible, motor guy has no...
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    Most likely not, but once you are using a rope...

    Most likely not, but once you are using a rope that size is there much worry about cutting into a PVC ninety?
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    The inspector is correct and 250.30 is the...

    The inspector is correct and 250.30 is the correct reference. There is no problem with bonding at the first disconnect of a SDS. It is the way I prefer to do it and there is no reason it would cause...
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    I agree with GoldDigger. Nothing in the NEC about...

    I agree with GoldDigger. Nothing in the NEC about rope and I like mule as well.
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    You can put more than one welder outlet on the...

    You can put more than one welder outlet on the same circuit.
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    Point of order if the Chairman will permit. If...

    Point of order if the Chairman will permit.

    If your 240V circuit includes the high leg of a delta system then the circuit breaker must be straight 240V rated to be NEC compliant. Most two pole...
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    That some just like to argue or that inside a...

    That some just like to argue or that inside a cabinet is readily accessible? Only one is debatable.
  14. Most likely a Grounding Electrode Conductor and...

    Most likely a Grounding Electrode Conductor and if it is it's fine. What good would a connector do?
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    If you need a neutral then you need to be sure...

    If you need a neutral then you need to be sure that you don't use the high leg. That should mean landing your breaker on A and C phase, but you need check, some old or miswired systems will not have...
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    More information is needed. What is your voltage...

    More information is needed. What is your voltage system. You need a 480/277 wye (star) for this to work.
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    You will always get some voltage drop on any...

    You will always get some voltage drop on any circuit but 250' is not far at all for 480V, it's not even that far for 240V.

    What is the application and load?
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    I use EMT a fair amount even though MC is...

    I use EMT a fair amount even though MC is becoming more the norm. I don't pull a green unless I'm made to.

    I have done one house in EMT and I did not pull a green. If I were to wire my own house...
  19. 250.119 allows it but only where qualified...

    250.119 allows it but only where qualified persons work on the electrical.
  20. Thread: motors

    by ActionDave
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    I'm a brave adventurous sort. Also, I have...

    I'm a brave adventurous sort.

    Also, I have seen many 230V motors do fine on 208V. Put one in for a compressor on a car wash three years ago. No trouble to date.
  21. Thread: motors

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    Very finicky about their voltage those refer...

    Very finicky about their voltage those refer units are, nice and loud too.

    I have worked on those Slurpee machines. They are far more complex than that cartoon dog and ugly colors would lead one...
  22. Thread: motors

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    You two are free to carry on without me, I'll...

    You two are free to carry on without me, I'll just jump in and say, depending on the application I would be inclined to hook up the motor with the existing 208V, set the overloads at 115% of the name...
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    I am liking this answer. Accurate measurements...

    I am liking this answer.
    Accurate measurements and portable generators, winning the lottery.....you pick. Small portable generators are not bad but they have their limits and they can put out some...
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    Fits in to the discussion amazingly well. ...

    Fits in to the discussion amazingly well.

    Mitch Hedberg was great. Left us too soon.
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    While not disagreeing with the notion that a...

    While not disagreeing with the notion that a three phase panel can be more useful than a single phase, in this case the OP stated the existing service is 240V Delta.

    There is probably plenty of...
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