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    Looking for a crimper

    Hey guys I wanted some of your input on what kind of crimpers you are using for 4/0 - 350 MCM. We have been doing a lot more work with larger wire size and we have always used either mechanical...
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    Yes it is copper. Another idea I had was to cut...

    Yes it is copper. Another idea I had was to cut the feeders at the bottom of the meter stack and just splice together once the expansion joint is on.
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    That’s what I figured was the norm. My only worry...

    That’s what I figured was the norm. My only worry is removing the feeders from the meter stack (750MCM). There is a 90 approx 24” under the stack so it’s a tight area. As long as the is the “norm”...
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    4” PVC expansion sleeve retrofit

    Hi guys I have never had to install an expansion sleeve AFTER all equipment was installed. Anyone have any tips to make this go as smooth as possible???
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    Thanks for the replies. The name tag states fused...

    Thanks for the replies. The name tag states fused or breaker and the panel will be approx 36” to the side of the pad where the units are.
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    Using breaker as AC disconnect

    hi guys, we currently have two (2) 10 ton AC units that my client wants removed and replaced with four (4) 5 ton units. Currently, 2 60A circuits are feeding the disconnects and powering the units....
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    Ok that makes sense. Thank you for the guidance.

    Ok that makes sense. Thank you for the guidance.
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    No we are installing 120V LED lights. All 3...

    No we are installing 120V LED lights. All 3 niches are bonded to the grid. Customer already bought the lights and was not too keen on returning them for low voltage. I have always been a fan of low...
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    thanks for the responses. My piping is running...

    thanks for the responses. My piping is running from the wet niche hookup directly to a junction box where the filter and heater will be installed. So as long as THAT junction box is not within 5’ I...
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    Conduit around pool

    We don’t really work on too many pools so I figured you guys would know better than me about them. We are running our conduit from the pool lights back to a central location where we can power them....
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    Thanks for the clarification on that.

    Thanks for the clarification on that.
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    Sub feed cable

    We are installing an outdoor disconnect for a 200 A service in a residential home. We will be running 4/0 AL from disconnect to the main panel inside. I have always ran 200 A sub feed cable ( I...
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    Rusty Load Center

    I am wondering if anyone has been successful at getting rust of a Steel Breaker box. We recently got dozens of Square D Homeline panels from a remodel and the bottom exteriors have spots of rust...
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    That’s what I figured. I guess I should not have...

    That’s what I figured. I guess I should not have believed POCO without verification. We found the break in the point of attachment lol and we bugged it back.
    Problem solved.
    Thanks for all the...
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    I 100% agree. I am still poking around. Now that...

    I 100% agree. I am still poking around. Now that I have everything torn apart I found a neutral coming BACK to the panel that is carrying 95-100v. Trying to find where that is coming from now....
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    Another thing I forgot to add. When turning on...

    Another thing I forgot to add. When turning on the other leg, I can actually see the voltage start to change on my meter, it is not an instant change. It will go from 119~120v and start going down....
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    Unbalanced single phase voltage

    So I am playing around with a 100 A main breaker panel in a residential home. Client said they lost power sometime last night. I checked everything on the service drop, meter socket and panel, ALL...
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    Thanks for the replies. So i gather from this if...

    Thanks for the replies. So i gather from this if they are installed CORRECTLY, according the NEC, no problems would arise. Thank you for settling this for me.
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    Understanding Multi-wire Branch Circuits

    I am wondering what the DISADVANTAGES are when running a mulitwire branch circuits in a single phase application.
    I have ran 12/3 and 14/3 many times to cover 2 circuits when the distances are very...
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    Supporting Datacom cables above ceiling

    we are bidding out a job to run a bunch of low voltages line throughout an existing building. Are their restrictions for how LOW data lines can be ran? I’m looking at running the lines UNDER all...
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    Tracing cause of an arc

    Got called to flickering lights at school today. Opened up a 208/120V panelboard and discovered one lug was roasted. We ripped it apart and changed the guts on site to make them happy but we still...
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    Yes your right I would like a fully customizable...

    Yes your right I would like a fully customizable without paying for it. The “jars” I’m reffering yo are jugs of wire nuts, connectors, screws etc. I should have used a better word, sorry.
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    Organizer for Cargo Van

    We are in the process of yet again ripping apart our Transit 150 and trying to get a better layout for it. We currently have a 60” long 4 tier shelf along the driver side and a 42” along the...
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    The one lug looks a LITTLE discolored. I am going...

    The one lug looks a LITTLE discolored. I am going to deenergize it and take it apart to see. Also, the one leg that is overheating also feels like the wire itself is getting warm. The SEU coming from...
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    Main breaker tripping but not overloaded

    Hi guys I got called for a main breaker tripping. Disconnect is down in basement and panel is on 2nd floor apartment. Starting turning everything on and was get around 50-55 A per line (240V 200A)...
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