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    What is the MCA of the Unit? That will determine...

    What is the MCA of the Unit? That will determine the wire size.
  2. Used breakers are just that, used. Then add...

    Used breakers are just that, used. Then add that it isn't even the same brand, I don't know if a taillight warranty would be short enough.

    Think again about putting a properly fused or CB...
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    I am trying to follow along but am missing the...

    I am trying to follow along but am missing the trail.

    Do you have the Nameplate information from the unit?

    My home unit has a MCA of 29.6 amps. That means the FLA is about 23.7. The Max...
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    Warranties of the new unit will be voided if you...

    Warranties of the new unit will be voided if you proved overcurrent protection in excess of the label requirements.

    Not knowing the installation, can you put a fused disc at the unit with 40...
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    Just a hunch, but remove the switches with neon...

    Just a hunch, but remove the switches with neon lamps.

    Well, dang, to slow attyping again
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    You might want to set up a practice station...

    You might want to set up a practice station before trying the final project. Work out the bugs first, then apply it.
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    Either that or rigid.

    Either that or rigid.
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    If this pump is for Diesel fuel, the rules change...

    If this pump is for Diesel fuel, the rules change entirely.
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    We use Figure 514.3(B) in the 2014 NFPA 70. ...

    We use Figure 514.3(B) in the 2014 NFPA 70.

    We don't put E-Stops in the circuit. We do use Switched Neutral breakers and seal offs as required per 501.15.

    Most of the Farm type fuel pumps...
  10. It is statewide and does have more to do with the...

    It is statewide and does have more to do with the construction of the well but they do look at the electrical while there. All new wells are supposed to be registered with the State.
  11. It was hard to break some of the installers of...

    It was hard to break some of the installers of that habit and then to add a bond to the well casing. Forget it. I had one in the area that refused to do it at first.

    That has changed...
  12. Ah, but the well casing provides that. Any well...

    Ah, but the well casing provides that. Any well driller knows that.:jawdrop:
  13. The neighborhood Dairy just loves this...

    The neighborhood Dairy just loves this problem!:happysad:
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    Proactive would be to create an equipotential...

    Proactive would be to create an equipotential plane then remove all sources of electrical power from the building.
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    The same one or two? Reread it. Nevermind.

    The same one or two?

    Reread it. Nevermind.
  16. My intent was to make him aware of more than just...

    My intent was to make him aware of more than just a measured resistance can come into play. I was given the same problem 40 some years with no one to even give a hint as to why things didn't add up....
  17. Measure the resistance of an incandescent lamp. ...

    Measure the resistance of an incandescent lamp. Use Ohms law and calculate the current.
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    Not very deep. Screw driver length. Long...

    Not very deep. Screw driver length. Long Skinny. #2 Phillips. Hopefully your not in sand or gravel. At one time I had a ground rod set up with a weight I could use to drive it down a couple...
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    That would be real handy. 40 plus circuits in my...

    That would be real handy. 40 plus circuits in my house and we loose power in all because one of them somewhere has an intermittent problem.
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    Proper bonding & grounding will help for the most...

    Proper bonding & grounding will help for the most part. To receive a shock you must be touching items with a potential difference, otherwise we are a bird on a wire. Wood frame construction helps....
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    IMO changes to GFCI protection would require a...

    IMO changes to GFCI protection would require a history of death or injury. Damage contained to a properly installed water heater could be a typical End Of Life for the element and historically show...
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    Newer home, all electric, cfl and led lighting,...

    Newer home, all electric, cfl and led lighting, we notice no dimming. I agree with Gar, except mine are Sylvania.
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    Two overloads were common for 3 phase systems...

    Two overloads were common for 3 phase systems years ago and have no relevance as to wye or corner / ungrounded delta.
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    I do not believe a buck boost is what you want if...

    I do not believe a buck boost is what you want if you require delta to wye. You need a standard transformer.
    Are you needing the neutral or just lowering of phase to phase voltage?
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    Open all the winding leads. 1&4 should show low...

    Open all the winding leads. 1&4 should show low ohms, say .4. 2&5, and 3&6 the same. 8&9, 7&8, 7&9 about .8 for a 9 lead motor. None of the grouped windings should show continuity to the other. ...
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