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    At a substation?

    At a substation?
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    I don't think the guy in the video had arc fault...

    I don't think the guy in the video had arc fault breakers. He only said IF there was an AFCI it would have taken care of it.

    Makes me want to try that. Guess I could "pee" in a keyless and try...
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    Power Outage During Storm

    What exactly happens during a lightning storm that causes the power to go out but usually comes back on in a few seconds to a minute?
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    First, let's get some terminology straight. The...

    First, let's get some terminology straight.
    The wire/conductor from the ground rod is called a GEC (grounding electrode conductor) and connects/bonds to the neutral conductor
    The wire/conductor...
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    An unbonded neutral would not effect the GFCI....

    An unbonded neutral would not effect the GFCI. However, GFCI breakers require the neutral pigtail to connect to the neutral bar or they won't set/reset. I'm not sure how the GFCI part of the charger...
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    That's classic "loose connection" causing high...

    That's classic "loose connection" causing high resistance and heat, resulting in the melted breaker.
    No ground wire should be run from the meter. The grounding (EGC) begins at the service panel or...
  7. Thread: Wet niche

    by Little Bill
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    I have never seen a plastic light housing or...

    I have never seen a plastic light housing or niche that had a bonding lug.

    Plus, there is this:
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    That's why I use the tubes I mentioned. (I call...

    That's why I use the tubes I mentioned. (I call them "by-sexual") It doesn't matter how the sockets are wired, the tubes will work either way, shunted or non-shunted. Now, depending on the length of...
  9. Seems unnecessary, if the water is hot why do you...

    Seems unnecessary, if the water is hot why do you need a heater?:p
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    As of the current code, any room that is finished...

    As of the current code, any room that is finished to a habitable state in an otherwise unfinished basement, would not require GFCI protection even with a concrete floor. As I understand it, the 2020...
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    422.13
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    That appears to be SER cable (yes, SER can be...

    That appears to be SER cable (yes, SER can be 2-conductor) and is rated for outdoors. The PVC is just a sleeve and not a complete raceway. Therefore, a connector is not required.
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    These are marked "L/N" on one end and just "N"...

    These are marked "L/N" on one end and just "N" on the other. I don't think it matters but I always put the "L/N" on the hot end, or if each socket is separate "L" "N", I turn the tube so the pins...
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    No to the same circuit for the reasons given. I...

    No to the same circuit for the reasons given.
    I generally put the disposal and DW on the same circuit.
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    I deal with five different POCOs in my area. Two...

    I deal with five different POCOs in my area. Two of them require the GEC to connect at the weatherhead, unless it's an underground. One of the two will allow the GEC to connect in the meterbase if...
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    Yes, I use them all the time.

    Yes, I use them all the time.
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    You have answered your own question. "Double...

    You have answered your own question. "Double sided" is the tubes that can operate from either H/N on same end or H/N on opposite ends.
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    See post #11

    See post #11
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    drcampbell Take a pigtail light socket w/bulb...

    drcampbell
    Take a pigtail light socket w/bulb with alligator clips, at the receptacle, put the black lead on the hot/black wire and put the white lead on the ground wire. If the bulb lights full...
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    Six foot recessed, four inch strips? You would...

    Six foot recessed, four inch strips? You would only need 2 recessed per ceiling and 48 strips!;)


    You need to find out if you're responsible for the disposal, moving furniture/obstacles etc. Then...
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    If you try and put a #6 and a #10 in the same...

    If you try and put a #6 and a #10 in the same lug, the clamp/plate will contact the #6 first and won't be able to tighten enough to clamp the #10.
    You could do similar to what Jraef said and use a...
  22. Thread: Cable guy

    by Little Bill
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    I was upgrading a service on a house remodel. I...

    I was upgrading a service on a house remodel. I had just finished installing the bonding bridge. A phone installer was there and asked if I had a split bolt. I told him if he needed that to bond to...
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    You need to give us more information if you...

    You need to give us more information if you expect any kind of reasonable answer.
    Sounds like you need to involve an HVAC person and coordinate with them on power requirements.
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    It wouldn't even count as one of the required...

    It wouldn't even count as one of the required receptacles since it is in a cabinet.
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    As long as you have power and a heater to plug...

    As long as you have power and a heater to plug in, yes!
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