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  1. Thread: Voltage Drop

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    I just ran a 120V circuit out to a scoreboard 300...

    I just ran a 120V circuit out to a scoreboard 300 Ft. current drawn is 3.5 amps total. Using #10 I have a 1.85 voltage drop.

    Works fine. You should be ok with #10 if amperage is low.
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    Here in CT we have a smaller POCO that covers a...

    Here in CT we have a smaller POCO that covers a county that requires we supply the underground service wire. They will assist in pulling conductors in conduit.
    I will provide 350 MCM Al for a 320...
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    I have a Leviton whole house surge suppressor in...

    I have a Leviton whole house surge suppressor in my own house and have installed many in others. Been thru many lighting storms here with many close by.
    Haven't lose anything yet for 20 yrs. but i...
  4. Have used this in the past a few times. Works...

    Have used this in the past a few times. Works great if you follow the instructions.
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    This from Panasonic " the DC motor speed shall...

    This from Panasonic " the DC motor speed shall automatically increase when the fan senses static pressure to maintain selected CFM "
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    Same here, use them alot and the DC motor takes a...

    Same here, use them alot and the DC motor takes a few seconds to ramp up. Normal and its a very quiet fan.
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    While the old method for bonding CSST required a...

    While the old method for bonding CSST required a connection at the main electric panel, this is no longer required in Minnesota. Minnesota’s 2015 Fuel Gas Code uses the 2012 International Fuel Gas...
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    [QUOTE=kwired;1994552]Me to gas man -Get yourself...

    [QUOTE=kwired;1994552]Me to gas man -Get yourself some 6 AWG, there is the GEC - have at it, NEC is satisfied with the EGC of the circuits to gas appliances for bonding the gas piping.:D

    Amen
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    I can't remember the last time I put the refrig....

    I can't remember the last time I put the refrig. on a 20A with a new rough-in. Most run at about 7-9 amps and I rather not have it on the counter circuits.
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    This is exactly what my post was implying

    This is exactly what my post was implying
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    Maybe with the increasing use of LED fixtures, it...

    Maybe with the increasing use of LED fixtures, it could be the time for the CMP to look into making a code change for all cloth closets to only allow enclosed LED fixtures.
    For example: the new...
  12. Thread: Fire Pump Service

    by kec
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    This is also the requirement in the state of CT.

    This is also the requirement in the state of CT.
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    No, I get using tape to facilitate helping vacuum...

    No, I get using tape to facilitate helping vacuum or making fittings tight and have used this method but what I was saying is I came across duck tape used as the coupling only
  14. Had a inspector in town yrs ago who said he...

    Had a inspector in town yrs ago who said he didn't see the rebar in the gunite pour of inground pool. He told contractor to chop it up. Contractor then proceeded to punch out the inspector. Hope this...
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    Agree, if set screws are tight then your are good...

    Agree, if set screws are tight then your are good to go, but Ive come across installations [done by others] with duck tape used for couplings. :ohmy:
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    IMO I feel that if a dwelling is wired correctly...

    IMO I feel that if a dwelling is wired correctly according to even the 2008, 2011 NEC code, its as safe as it could be electrically wise.

    Arc faults to me are the manufactures ploy to turn a $3.50...
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    Fire Pump on Generator

    I don't recall where I read it but is it required to have the ATS for a fire pump to be in the same room or location of pump and controller?

    May have to add one to a existing building but the...
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    Also be careful of Dryer vents, intakes. Around...

    Also be careful of Dryer vents, intakes. Around here its 10'
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    So I would say, if a chiropractor is using his...

    So I would say, if a chiropractor is using his hands for manipulation, then this does not require HFC cable, but if there is electrical stimulation then all bets are off.
    To my knowledge there is no...
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    Chiropractors office

    Does a chiropractors office come under the definition of Art. 517.2 ?
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    Have used them. Great for solid -stranded wire...

    Have used them. Great for solid -stranded wire connections. Flatter profile may help with wire management [i.e dimmers in wall boxes]
    Not sure of load rating. Have had too many service calls with...
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    21558 So have I Called to look at remodeling...

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    So have I
    Called to look at remodeling kitchen and new A/C unit. Asked to see panel and this is what I found21558
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    [QUOTE=kwired;1954818]With no ground pin in what...

    [QUOTE=kwired;1954818]With no ground pin in what was plugged in it wouldn't have made any difference at all, still shorting the same two points together.

    Excellent point, Most everything today is...
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    Same here.Has worked well for me. Determine...

    Same here.Has worked well for me. Determine diameter, score with drywall blade [tip won't break] than start in center with hammer working towards edge.
    If wood lath, cut with roto zip, if wire...
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    Grounding at Meter Bank

    I'm installing a remote 5 gang meter bank with 125A brk feeding each single phase 120/240 dwelling.
    No main switch in bank [not required] The Poco is installing a transformer 3 feet next to meter...
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