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    What was the reason for doing this? Please...

    What was the reason for doing this?

    Please add some detail. Did smoke come out of the AFCI breaker? Did it happen in front of you when you turned the breaker on?

    Disconnected it how?

    ...
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    I'm going over the wall with you, or through the...

    I'm going over the wall with you, or through the hedge if that is a better metaphor....

    If there is some existing wiring that is not up to par and a two pole afci is added and on top of that the...
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    Not a dumb question. If you have a wild leg...

    Not a dumb question.

    If you have a wild leg then you do not have a 208/120V panel you have a 240V delta panel. Voltage on any phase to any other phase is 240V. A to B 240V, A to C 240V, B to C...
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    I use them to gang up 1900 boxes on jobs where...

    I use them to gang up 1900 boxes on jobs where there is a lot of exposed emt.

    Sure you can use nipples but then you have to round up some extra lock rings, bushings, so it's more work and looks...
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    There is always a little current on water pipes,...

    There is always a little current on water pipes, the worse the neutral connection the more current goes through the pipe.
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    Sounds like the the water pipe is acting as the...

    Sounds like the the water pipe is acting as the neutral. Better call the power company.
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    What kind of fasteners would be best?

    What kind of fasteners would be best?
  8. Take a breath. You have three floors, you have a...

    Take a breath. You have three floors, you have a problem on one of them. What is different on floors one and two? What is the same?

    Info provided will help members here, and you, sort things out....
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    The wiring may suck and likely does it is just...

    The wiring may suck and likely does it is just there is no cover in the NEC to make someone change it since it falls outside of the scope of the NEC. You can appeal to someones sense of good taste...
  10. Why don't any of the other floors have problems...

    Why don't any of the other floors have problems with harmonics?
  11. Don't go chasing harmonics. I can't say it's not...

    Don't go chasing harmonics. I can't say it's not your problem but 90% of the time it's not.
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    NEC has no say and if under the sink is wet there...

    NEC has no say and if under the sink is wet there is a plumbing problem.
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    Take it back where you bought it and tell them...

    Take it back where you bought it and tell them it's still under warrantee.
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    What kind of Romex connectors do you reccomend to...

    What kind of Romex connectors do you reccomend to go with it?
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    I don't know much but here is what I do know.......

    I don't know much but here is what I do know....

    Yes, the capacitor is there to control current. I don't know what the output of a MH ballast should be but I am not going to put my meter between...
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    What a horrible memory this thread brings up. Me...

    What a horrible memory this thread brings up. Me and a fellow workmate scrapped out a bunch of copper and got about three grand at sixty cents a few months before the price shot up to $3.50 per pound.
  17. I'm no expert either but my reason would be lower...

    I'm no expert either but my reason would be lower voltage to ground.
  18. You don't need to take any special measures. Use...

    You don't need to take any special measures. Use metal boxes and do everything to code and you will be grounded and bonded just fine.

    The structure being on an easement seems like a bigger...
  19. Love the nighttime differential.

    Love the nighttime differential.
  20. Since it is not a back fed transformer I'm...

    Since it is not a back fed transformer I'm curious why the designer did not choose a star secondary?
  21. Looks okay to me.

    Looks okay to me.
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    I'd likely go with a programmable stat too. There...

    I'd likely go with a programmable stat too. There a little pricey but will do what the OP wants, take less time and material than a time clock, and have more flexibility. Better for everybody.
  23. I'm going with lost phase. Since there is...

    I'm going with lost phase. Since there is inderground wires involved it may not show up with just a voltmeter check or even a wiggy. Put a load on and check main lugs at service and sub panel .
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    It can't if everything is wired and working...

    It can't if everything is wired and working properly, but you would need a small load on the non afci half of the circuit before the afci would trip.
  25. Thread: alu wire

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    300.3 Conductors (A) Single Conductors. Single...

    300.3 Conductors
    (A) Single Conductors. Single conductors specified in
    Table 310.104(A) shall only be installed where part of a rec-
    ognized wiring method of Chapter 3.
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