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    From a different perspective, in the past HVAC...

    From a different perspective, in the past HVAC equipment was required to use circuit breakers with HACR marked on the breaker, that I understand was dropped because they all were tested for being...
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    Up until around 20 years ago C-H loadcenters were...

    Up until around 20 years ago C-H loadcenters were full size breakers only, no twin/tandem breakers were made for them so there is a huge base out there that was never intended/ listed for twins, so...
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    Early C-H panel interiors did not have any tabs...

    Early C-H panel interiors did not have any tabs on the mounting rail, unlike the photo I posted just a straight rail, by removing one breaker it would be easy to verify what was there.
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    Here is a photo of a C-H type CH interior that...

    Here is a photo of a C-H type CH interior that the lower 12 spaces are made to accept twin breakers. When C-H introduced a twin for those loadcenters I was very annoyed, as I dislike them.
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    But if the panel was not made / listed for twin...

    But if the panel was not made / listed for twin breakers you cannot use them, if one is installed in a panel not made for them they connect in to the bus stab fine but flop around where they clip to...
  6. Thread: Walk in coolers

    by norcal
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    Do not omit sealing the raceways, do it while...

    Do not omit sealing the raceways, do it while wiring the walk in or you will be back to do it later when the fixtures fill with water.
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    Sounds like every cheap tract home around...

    Sounds like every cheap tract home around here.:lol:
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    Use a appropriately sized NEMA 1 screw cover can,...

    Use a appropriately sized NEMA 1 screw cover can, then you still have access.
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    Prior to Siemens buying Murray, it had been known...

    Prior to Siemens buying Murray, it had been known as Crouse-Hinds, they (C-H) had labeled their loadcenters to accept I-T-E QP breakers, in addition a couple of other makes, besides Crouse-Hinds.
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    Congratulations.:thumbsup:

    Congratulations.:thumbsup:
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    By the time Eaton bought the Westinghouse...

    By the time Eaton bought the Westinghouse electrical div.the Bryant name had been dropped in favor of branding them as Westinghouse, Eaton advertised them as "Engineered Value", I'd call it cheap,...
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    So, is a anything going to be done about the...

    So, is a anything going to be done about the issues?
  13. Thread: generac gp15000

    by norcal
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    Generjunk. :D

    Generjunk. :D
  14. Monkey Wards panels were made by American Switch,...

    Monkey Wards panels were made by American Switch, which had some tie to Zinsco Electrical Products or later GTE Sylvania.


    BTW, does anyone remember General Switch? Only time ever have seen them...
  15. And when they changed the name to Crouse-Hinds,...

    And when they changed the name to Crouse-Hinds, the above still applied.
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    Just out of curiosity, does that Milbank...

    Just out of curiosity, does that Milbank equipment use Zinsco knockoff main breakers? Milbank does make them which is why I ask.
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    A Micky D's was built close to my house, after...

    A Micky D's was built close to my house, after was open for a while ate there, it reminded me why I don't eat there, the meat does not even taste good, since the Stalinist PC crowd made em take the...
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    I thought that 50A receptacles were only allowed...

    I thought that 50A receptacles were only allowed 40A or 50A overcurrent protection.
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    If it's a scroll compressor it's noisy if...

    If it's a scroll compressor it's noisy if rotation is incorrect,if a piston type what difference does it make? But as a disclaimer, I use a rotation meter on the supply & make sure it will run...
  20. Thread: Dryer Outlet

    by norcal
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    There are folks who use that receptacle for 3...

    There are folks who use that receptacle for 3 phase. :happysad: Same with locking 4-wire 125/250V devices, both annoy me as there are all those configurations with different voltage/ ampere/# of...
  21. Thread: Generator Inlet

    by norcal
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    Sometimes the gene pool needs a little more...

    Sometimes the gene pool needs a little more chlorine.
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    And this is not limited to electrical products,...

    And this is not limited to electrical products, enjoy the useless, worthless, California Proposition 65 warning on the box of ChiCom TP.
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    Rather odd coincidence that that this article...

    Rather odd coincidence that that this article shows up, yesterday dug out some old lighting had bought at the local Habitat for Humanity ReStore, because there was a antique lamp among the lot that...
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    In the same way as in the movie "Mars Attacks"?...

    In the same way as in the movie "Mars Attacks"? :lol:
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    Back when unfinished garages were more common...

    Back when unfinished garages were more common here in the People's Republic then they are now, the way it was handled was to run everything above & drop down where ever a switch or receptacle was...
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