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    Don't drop the wire size to the rest of the...

    Don't drop the wire size to the rest of the circuit containing the 15 amp receptacle outlets. Stay with the #12.
  2. Around here, they call this operation...

    Around here, they call this operation ''rewiring'' and yes if you take out a permit you will be required to bring whatever area's you affect to code spacing and afci and other code rules. For me,...
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    Yes. I did a house last yr 1 mile from Kaneohe...

    Yes. I did a house last yr 1 mile from Kaneohe Marine Corps base where there are prominent radio towers all over the place. The Afci's were giving me hell in that house, no matter how many times...
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    Here is an Eaton 15 amp circuit breaker that is...

    Here is an Eaton 15 amp circuit breaker that is immune to RFI tripping issues from ham radio operators. 11891
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    The way it gets handled here is the poco will...

    The way it gets handled here is the poco will temp tie your house to the street lighting system which is fed 240 volts with neutral. They stick a ten foot piece of 2'' pvc up like a mast close by...
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    I live in a town where people from exotic places...

    I live in a town where people from exotic places come to and somehow become ''electrical contractors''. I see stuff like this every other day. Been into an all green panel once. Almost every...
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    Here is my view- On a job some years ago during...

    Here is my view- On a job some years ago during swimming pool excavation work, some directly buried cables were exposed. Some was uf cable, and some was nm cable that had been buried, run out to a...
  8. NO. Tell me it's not true. You have always...

    NO. Tell me it's not true. You have always struck me as the quiet silent type..........:happyyes:
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    Ol Uncle Mikey thinks he knows where this came...

    Ol Uncle Mikey thinks he knows where this came from. From oldtimer electrical inspectors who thought that you could not splice in panels. I know both the main counties I have lived in had...
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    macmike rule #1- First I Look In The Purse ...

    macmike rule #1- First I Look In The Purse .......
  11. Thread: Estimator

    by macmikeman
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    Hire a kid who just graduated with an EE degree...

    Hire a kid who just graduated with an EE degree from the local or state college. I hate to say this but they are the kids with the brains. And no jobs these days. Pay him dirt at first, and if he...
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    At Honolulu International Airport we used to have...

    At Honolulu International Airport we used to have to be careful using the walkie talkie's in or around electrical rooms and vaults because they would set off the smoke alarms.
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    Around here,poco rules- all underground service...

    Around here,poco rules- all underground service laterals running under streets require it. Also when installing a recessed into a wall servicer riser conduit up to a recessed in the wall meter, it...
  14. Coriolis force. The way to get it to run forward...

    Coriolis force. The way to get it to run forward with the switch off is to move the house down below the equator. :p
  15. Thread: GEC bus bar

    by macmikeman
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    EATON 20/40 circuit meter/main enclosures. Poco...

    EATON 20/40 circuit meter/main enclosures. Poco here does not allow gec into the left (before the main disconnect breaker which is on the right side of the can and separated by a metal divider.) ...
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    Proper steel plate= legal install.

    Proper steel plate= legal install.
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    I am not in agreement with this statement. Is...

    I am not in agreement with this statement. Is there an NEC stipulation that exempts air conditioners from the term appliances?
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    422.31 Motors under 1/8 horsepower - the circuit...

    422.31 Motors under 1/8 horsepower - the circuit breaker can serve as the disconnecting means. That works out to 2.5 amps. Most fan coil units on split system ac units run less than that.
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    I have boxes of ''brand new'' old Challenger plug...

    I have boxes of ''brand new'' old Challenger plug in breakers sitting in my shop. Over stock on a track project that went bust. What are they good for? Well for one thing, using them in...
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    It's like if car makers required you to hire a...

    It's like if car makers required you to hire a dealer serviceman to drive your new vehicle the first 500 miles to make sure it was broke in properly. Highly suspect to me. Rotten tomatoes.
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    Are you guys trolling now? I've heard about it,...

    Are you guys trolling now? I've heard about it, but wasn't sure what it was...

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  22. Thread: Estimating

    by macmikeman
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    http://www.bnibooks.com/shopexd.asp?id=6618

    http://www.bnibooks.com/shopexd.asp?id=6618
  23. This is a grand opportunity to show how well afci...

    This is a grand opportunity to show how well afci breakers work- put one in and try it out........
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    That is the case for Siemens but not Cuttler...

    That is the case for Siemens but not Cuttler Hammer BR type quads. The latter come with a common trip handle bar for the outside pair and a common trip handle bar for the inside two , giving you two...
  25. that is a good link. Thumbs up.

    that is a good link. Thumbs up.
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