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    I'm with you on this. Even with this hand...

    I'm with you on this. Even with this hand operated stapler, if you plan on using it regularly for every cable run you'll go broke buying staples. I generally use it for those tight areas in the...
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    Welcome to the world of O&R. If this is your...

    Welcome to the world of O&R. If this is your first experience with them be prepared for many more like this. I have to admit, they've gotten better over the past few years but when Con Ed...
  3. Thread: Gfci

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    Find the circuit breaker it is on and turn it...

    Find the circuit breaker it is on and turn it off. I know it's supposed to be a kitchen counter but see if there is anything else is on that circuit and work your way backward. You're right, this...
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    Don't assume that everyone you're bidding against...

    Don't assume that everyone you're bidding against has the same ability, experience, overhead, tools, etc. as you do. If your pricing method has been working and you're comfortable with the money you...
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    That's a good point. This facility is subject to...

    That's a good point. This facility is subject to numerous power outages, brown-outs and voltage spikes. What I'm having difficulty with is why some areas work fine while others have nuisance trips....
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    I believe they do but my basic understanding is...

    I believe they do but my basic understanding is that it will only bleed off to ground in a power surge condition. If they were tied together permanently the circuits would not have worked from the...
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    Stopped by at the day camp today and found the...

    Stopped by at the day camp today and found the following :

    Inspected the standard sound equipment and found no ground fault problems
    It seems that the only time problems arise is when the DJ...
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    There are several feeders with sub-panels in this...

    There are several feeders with sub-panels in this pavilion. This particular panel one has two 20 amp branch circuits to the DJ area. # 12 THHN's leave the panel in 1/2" EMT to a JB and then in 3/4"...
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    A lot of work but yes it could be done

    A lot of work but yes it could be done
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    Thanks. How do I go about testing for that ?

    Thanks. How do I go about testing for that ?
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    Sorry, I made a typo in the title. It should...

    Sorry, I made a typo in the title. It should have read "Mixing GFCI circuits with non GFCI".
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    I was not able to do that because I converted...

    I was not able to do that because I converted them over to surge protector type. So, I had to protect both circuits with GFCI breakers. This facility has a lot of power outages and brown outs. In...
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    That was my first thought. The run is about 100'...

    That was my first thought. The run is about 100' in 3/4 EMT with other circuits and then branches off to 1/2" emt with just the GFCI circuits. This had been running for years on non-GFCI with all...
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    Mixing GFCI circuits with non-gfci

    I believe this has been discussed here in the Forum before but I don't remember what the answer was and I couldn't find it in the archives. I have a situation at a day camp where there is a DJ...
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    And another tourquing tool to carry.:roll:

    And another tourquing tool to carry.:roll:
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    I hear ya !!!. I have about the same time in as...

    I hear ya !!!. I have about the same time in as well
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    Welcome to the club.:thumbsup:

    Welcome to the club.:thumbsup:
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    You sound like you're speaking from experience :)

    You sound like you're speaking from experience :)
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    OK guys, I'll take this one. As you get older...

    OK guys, I'll take this one. As you get older and develop a beer belly your butt has a tendency to shrink. Now you don't have anything to prevent the belt from dropping down. That's why you need...
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    I agree with the others in that it would not be a...

    I agree with the others in that it would not be a problem to use a 22K main in the 1997 CH/BR panel. The S/C rating of the existing branch circuit breakers should be rated at 10K. I think you...
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    For all of you who are taping wire nuts because...

    For all of you who are taping wire nuts because you are worried about them falling off why don't you use Scotch-locks. They work great for that issue but are a real PITA if you have to trouble-shoot...
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    Many, many, many moons ago when wire nuts were...

    Many, many, many moons ago when wire nuts were made of only ceramic they really didn't bite down on the wire connection. So, tape was used to insure that the wire nut wouldn't fall off from...
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    You have to do some troubleshooting to determine...

    You have to do some troubleshooting to determine whether it's a ground fault problem or an over load problem. Try pulling out the GFI breaker and installing a std. 2-pole breaker (temporarily as a...
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    Assuming this is a ground fault problem this is...

    Assuming this is a ground fault problem this is what I would do :

    Make sure no one is in the pool
    Remove all ground wires to the motors, heater, etc.
    Turn on pool motor(s) and make sure they...
  25. Thread: Scam Alert

    by goldstar
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    Yeah, probably something like that.

    Yeah, probably something like that.
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