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Forum: Electrical 03-26-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By C'est Moi
I assume you are using a manual transfer switch. ...

I assume you are using a manual transfer switch. One way to be certain is to make sure your overcurrent protective device is not larger than what the generator can handle. If you overload it the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,602
Posted By C'est Moi
The level I have is a Bosch but it is a very low...

The level I have is a Bosch but it is a very low grade level with only one direction.
Forum: Electrical 02-12-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,529
Posted By C'est Moi
I know you know this but gfci is not only for the...

I know you know this but gfci is not only for the receptacle but it is required for the dishwasher even if it is direct wired. I think that is what Manchester meant
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,602
Posted By C'est Moi
We have a laser but it only does one direction so...

We have a laser but it only does one direction so this would be a nice improvement. Thanks for the opportunity especially since I don't post here alot.
Forum: Electrical 05-19-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,837
Posted By C'est Moi
You need to remove the closet otherwise in the...

You need to remove the closet otherwise in the eyes of the inspector that will be an issue.
Forum: Electrical 11-04-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,413
Posted By C'est Moi
Here is a good diagram that shows what happens...

Here is a good diagram that shows what happens when a neutral is opened (2nd pic) First pic shows normal situation.

The voltage can be very different depending on the resistance on the lines. ...
Forum: Electrical 04-24-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,718
Posted By C'est Moi
I too have run into this. The guy swore the box...

I too have run into this. The guy swore the box was chirping. I told him it cannot be the box. He had removed the smoke, taken out the battery and had it in another room. I told him that...
Forum: Electrical 04-24-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By C'est Moi
Table 220.55 of the NEC allows ranges 16 kw to be...

Table 220.55 of the NEC allows ranges 16 kw to be installed based on 9.6 kw. This is because of the diversity of the load. The oven is on a T-stat so it is on and off and the eyes are rarely, if...
Forum: Electrical 09-23-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,076
Posted By C'est Moi
Not sure that is done per code.... You can't just...

Not sure that is done per code.... You can't just use them anywhere. Here is the section in the NEC
Forum: Electrical 09-23-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By C'est Moi
Most of the new ones are self programming but...

Most of the new ones are self programming but Lowes or Home Depot may have the dip switch ones. The last ones I did had a dip switch in the remote but not at the fan-- this may be helpful in...
Forum: Electrical 07-05-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,177
Posted By C'est Moi
IMO, it is in the dining room and is a dining...

IMO, it is in the dining room and is a dining room table. I would probably not fasten the cabinets down and that would verify that it is moveable as a table
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,687
Posted By C'est Moi
I would use it in my basement room, ie, my wife's...

I would use it in my basement room, ie, my wife's sewing room.
Forum: Electrical 04-25-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,829
Posted By C'est Moi
It is dead space so there is no problem with it. ...

It is dead space so there is no problem with it.

I had an inspector try and cite me for running nm behind a prefab fireplace. He said it was a plenum-- The guy was whacked and we eventually got...
Forum: Electrical 04-13-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By C'est Moi
Be careful as the Halo ones need at least a 2...

Be careful as the Halo ones need at least a 2 1/2" deep box for the driver to fit in.
Forum: Electrical 03-29-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,085
Posted By C'est Moi
I doubt they are listed--- The ones I have seen...

I doubt they are listed--- The ones I have seen in South America have a wire coming out of the wall and connect directly to the wires coming out of the unit... Just wirenuts.

My son was in...
Forum: Electrical 03-27-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By C'est Moi
Here is why I would prefer not to protect the...

Here is why I would prefer not to protect the entire circuit with afci in an existing home...

Say I am at the end of a circuit and I need to add one or more outlets. I would prefer to protect...
Forum: Electrical 03-25-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By C'est Moi
I have not used them yet but I have a friend who...

I have not used them yet but I have a friend who uses them all the time in old work. They are fine. We have the P&S brand so I cannot speak for other brands
Forum: Electrical 03-24-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,390
Posted By C'est Moi
I can tell you this-- electricians are the lowest...

I can tell you this-- electricians are the lowest paid among Plumbing and HVAC
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,704
Posted By C'est Moi
I know our cabinet installers will not cut out...

I know our cabinet installers will not cut out the countertops without the appliance there. I have seen a few oops when the dimensions were incorrect on the specs
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,704
Posted By C'est Moi
The problem I see as an ec is the specs. I love...

The problem I see as an ec is the specs. I love it when the specs say one thing and the unit comes in with a totally different configuration. I have seen dryers spec'd as straight 240V and then...
Forum: Electrical 03-17-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By C'est Moi
Sounds like you have it covered. What are you...

Sounds like you have it covered. What are you asking?
Forum: Electrical 03-08-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,660
Posted By C'est Moi
Well, the same is true for rods so what I do is I...

Well, the same is true for rods so what I do is I install 20' #4 copper in the footer AND connect it to the rebar. I figured if the rebar goes I still have the wire in the concrete
Forum: Electrical 03-04-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,660
Posted By C'est Moi
Not a problem to eave the rods with the ufer-- it...

Not a problem to eave the rods with the ufer-- it can't hurt.
Forum: Electrical 03-04-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,718
Posted By C'est Moi
I have seen hundreds of off brand breakers work...

I have seen hundreds of off brand breakers work perfectly well for 20 years or more. In this case the guy bastardized the breakers and the connection was obviously very weak so you had some arcing...
Forum: Electrical 02-24-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Posted By C'est Moi
It depends on how the building is classifed.

It depends on how the building is classifed.
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