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  1. We just did some simple radio control because we...

    We just did some simple radio control because we did not want to trench 1400' and we would have pulled it straight through. Raise your rates a bit:D.
  2. How much time do you have? One day, two weeks?

    How much time do you have? One day, two weeks?
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    The world will end in the future, I'm not worried...

    The world will end in the future, I'm not worried about it today.
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    No, he uses the receptacle with the alligator...

    No, he uses the receptacle with the alligator clips he carries around for just that situation. Sometimes the terminal screws are even taped over. He may use it anyway, because the GFCIs trip...
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    Firewall separation?

    Firewall separation?
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    OP and any other: Get and use more than one...

    OP and any other: Get and use more than one meter. We used a set of lamps in series for years and Gars past suggestions of low wattage lamps work, but you are charging enough to have meters for VD...
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    Thank you for coming back. I was about ready to...

    Thank you for coming back. I was about ready to reread the entire thread to see where that came from.
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    NEC does not say that service receptacle must...

    NEC does not say that service receptacle must have power, it is just assumed, so one may be acceptable. :happyno:

    Tech is working on unit A, but unit B is vacant. Now what?
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    IIRC AFCI is a relatively new product vs smokes...

    IIRC AFCI is a relatively new product vs smokes and smokes have had battery backup for a long time before that.

    Existing homes and apartments were allowed to have battery only smokes if they were...
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    ?? Wrong thread maybe?

    ?? Wrong thread maybe?
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    Two meters means two of everything. Keep it all...

    Two meters means two of everything. Keep it all separate.
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    We could even program in a random time for it to...

    We could even program in a random time for it to show a series or parallel fault! Good thinking.

    My first $100 investment is in the mail.
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    They do not need to be AFCI. You are not in an...

    They do not need to be AFCI.

    You are not in an RV park so IMO, GFCI protection is required. We installed a 2 pole 50 amp GFCI ahead of that type of RV setup in the last couple we've done. It...
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    :thumbsup: OP. That bad breaker may be...

    :thumbsup:

    OP. That bad breaker may be working as intended at the time of manufacture but so will the new model that solves your problem.
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    Are your lights flickering?:)

    Are your lights flickering?:)
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    Yes, of some sort.

    Yes, of some sort.
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    It’s not even an arc. It is current flowing thru...

    It’s not even an arc. It is current flowing thru a resistance. A dirty water heater.
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    Nothing metallic makes sense in there. It will...

    Nothing metallic makes sense in there. It will all be sch 40.
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    why would it? It’s just a water heater. I can’t...

    why would it? It’s just a water heater. I can’t tell if the EG is connected to the box. The GF portion of an AFCI, if used, would work in that case.
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    ‘Tripping out’ means a reset is possible, to me...

    ‘Tripping out’ means a reset is possible, to me anyway.
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    The customer has the money and asked for it. Its...

    The customer has the money and asked for it.
    Its the only rod you have on the truck.
    Job specs.
    You’ve had it in the shop for years and are tired of looking at it because you are reminded of that...
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    OP, it would be advantageous to actually know...

    OP, it would be advantageous to actually know what the fault codes are.
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    I do remember now, that I found that out a year...

    I do remember now, that I found that out a year or so ago. It was easier for me to fix the problem because I could identify and correct it with a low tech solution. Thanks to those here.
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    You need to know the load at your barn. Simply...

    You need to know the load at your barn. Simply changing the 100 to a 90 does nothing for you if the VD is excessive with a 50 amp load.

    Do you have sensitive equipment that requires no less than...
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    Hoffman has a formula in their catalogue for...

    Hoffman has a formula in their catalogue for this. IDR if I’ve put it into one of my spreadsheets but as B indicates, it certainly would not be difficult
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