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  1. Are you sure that it draws 24A? If it does and it...

    Are you sure that it draws 24A? If it does and it is 120V, then it shouldn't plug into a "standard wall outlet." The plug pattern is different for higher amperage plugs/receptacles (25A, 30A, etc.)....
  2. Question: 320 Meter Bases

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    320 Meter Bases

    Is double-lugging permitted on class 320 meter bases, or do they have dual lugs for parallel service conductors?
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    That's an easy one... I chose eternal life in...

    That's an easy one... I chose eternal life in heaven a long time ago. ><>
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    For the outlets that are protected by a GFCI...

    For the outlets that are protected by a GFCI breaker, I always label them "GFCI Protected," but I don't think that this is actually required by code. If additional outlets are connected to the load...
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    This is incorrect. The 6-foot rule is only for...

    This is incorrect. The 6-foot rule is only for laundry, utility, and wet bar sinks. All kitchen receptacles that serve countertop surfaces must be GFCI protected, regardless of their distance from a...
  6. Question: Bedroom arc fault

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    Actually I think tkrussell misread and missed the...

    Actually I think tkrussell misread and missed the fact that the light was outside of the bedroom. As long as there are no other bedroom outlets on the same circuit that this light is on, it would not...
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    Auction terms vary, but usually in a reserve...

    Auction terms vary, but usually in a reserve auction, if the hammer price meets or exceeds the reserve, the sale is automatically confirmed and both buyer and seller are obligated to the sale. If the...
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    That would be "Sullivan's Travels." I don't...

    That would be "Sullivan's Travels." I don't remember the actor's name that played Sullivan, but the girl was played by Veronica Lake.
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    You need to contact the administrator of the plan...

    You need to contact the administrator of the plan to discuss your options. Unfortunately you not only have to pay the 10% penalty for early withdraw, but you also have to pay the income tax on the...
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    You can't really convert candlepower to watts....

    You can't really convert candlepower to watts. Watts is an input measurement and candlepower is an output measurement. You could actually have a 2 watt bulb that puts out the same candlepower as a 3...
  11. Question: Movie title?

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    Yeah, I remember it... Jan Michael Vincent was in...

    Yeah, I remember it... Jan Michael Vincent was in it. I think that it was a TV movie. Maybe that's why you're having trouble finding it. Sandcastles is one word, maybe try searching that way.
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    I have done this a few times with a marine epoxy....

    I have done this a few times with a marine epoxy. The most important thing is the prep. I cleaned real good with Goof Off and sanded to dull the finish. I have no idea how long this lasted because I...
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    Oh, but it comes with a drill bit and stickers...

    Oh, but it comes with a drill bit and stickers too! LOL. This is another one of those things where you say "Why didn't I think of that?" They're probably making a fortune.
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    You guys ever see one of these?:...

    You guys ever see one of these?: http://www.interlockkit.com/intro2.htm
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    I thought flexible metal conduits (FMC, LFMC,...

    I thought flexible metal conduits (FMC, LFMC, FMT) couldn't be used as a ground if the overcurrent device is more than 20A.

    250.118(5)(b), 250.118(6)(b), 250.118(7)(a)
  16. Question: Who does this song

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    It's "Oh Buddha" by the Imperials. I have it on...

    It's "Oh Buddha" by the Imperials. I have it on an album called "The Very Best of the Imperials." I'm not sure what album it was originally on.
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    Yes, it should definitely be grounded. The water...

    Yes, it should definitely be grounded. The water heater doesn't need a neutral, but it should have an equipment ground. The box should be grounded with a pigtail to a screw, and there needs to be a...
  18. I don't think that anyone has a problem with a...

    I don't think that anyone has a problem with a minor stray off topic here and there.
  19. When I ran 2 ducts together, if only one fan was...

    When I ran 2 ducts together, if only one fan was on, I'd always get a little backdraft through the one that was off. So I installed a backdraft damper in each duct before the wye....
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    :o Ah, sorry didn't catch that. I thought that...

    :o Ah, sorry didn't catch that. I thought that was strange coming from someone with your knowledge.
  21. Oh, I definitely agree with the noise reduction....

    Oh, I definitely agree with the noise reduction. That's why on my latest bathroom addition I put an inline fan in the attic. I was more curious as to why he wants to use one for two bathrooms. Maybe...
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    Code-wise I don't think that this is true. Green...

    Code-wise I don't think that this is true. Green can never be used as a hot. White can be reidentified if it's in a cable, but can't be used as a hot if it's single wire in conduit.
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    "The Phantom Tollbooth"

    "The Phantom Tollbooth"
  24. As long as they both originated from the same...

    As long as they both originated from the same circuit, I don't see a problem with two timers in parallel either, other than the fact if you wanted to manually turn off the fan, you wouldn't be able...
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    You're right labman, I should have left this one...

    You're right labman, I should have left this one alone. :rolleyes:
    This is only true for inductive loads like motors, not resistive loads like space heaters.
  26. Question: Metal Music

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    Why not check out some classic heavy metal? Bands...

    Why not check out some classic heavy metal? Bands like Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, etc. Many listeners of today's heavy metal don't even consider this metal, but it is where it all got...
  27. Question: Modern Home Offices

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    If it's an arc-fault trip, the little indicator...

    If it's an arc-fault trip, the little indicator window on the breaker should indicate as such. If it trips due to overload the indicator would be blank.
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    @newaukumdon - There is no doubt that a 16-gauge...

    @newaukumdon - There is no doubt that a 16-gauge extension cord shouldn't be used with a space heater, whether it's a quality one or a cheap one. But, "line loss" as you call it, is not going to...
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    There is no neutral for the welder. Two hots and...

    There is no neutral for the welder. Two hots and the equipment ground. The two hots are interchangeable.

    Are you sure that the welder doesn't draw more than 20A? There are different receptacle...
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    I thought that the exception for appliances in...

    I thought that the exception for appliances in the basement was only because they were not easily moved, but after checking my code book, of course you are correct about the single vs. duplex. I'm...
  31. Question: 20 amp circuit

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    Yes, in fact it is often done for long runs to...

    Yes, in fact it is often done for long runs to reduce voltage drop.
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    With what you pay for 1 or 2 FPE breakers, you...

    With what you pay for 1 or 2 FPE breakers, you could probably buy a new panel.
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    I don't know what the specifics are in NY, but I...

    I don't know what the specifics are in NY, but I don't know why you would want to run UF in conduit.

    I usually bury PVC (sched 80) with individual THWN wire. I have always heard that even if it's...
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    The bathroom must have its own 20A circuit. There...

    The bathroom must have its own 20A circuit. There must be a GFCI outlet within 3-feet of the outside edge of the sink, on a wall that is adjacent to the sink or countertop. The circuit that serves...
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    Someone told you that you could use two 15A...

    Someone told you that you could use two 15A heaters on a 20A circuit?:confused:

    So are these heaters cord and plug connected? 120V or 240V?
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    Are they both on the same circuit? 30A is...

    Are they both on the same circuit?

    30A is supposed to trip a 20A breaker.
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    I know that I am a little late on this one, and...

    I know that I am a little late on this one, and we haven't heard from Vanadellion in a while, but I just want to throw my 2&#162; in.

    I almost died from complications resulting from obstructive sleep...
  38. Question: Lawsuit Damages

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    Never mind... After looking over some papers...

    Never mind...

    After looking over some papers that my attorney gave me, I see where he spelled this out for me. Some of the compensatory award is taxable since it was for loss of income from a...
  39. Question: Lawsuit Damages

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    Thanks AtlantaTaxExpert! How would you define...

    Thanks AtlantaTaxExpert!

    How would you define "injury" as it applies here. Is it only physical injury or would it include damage to my professional reputation?
  40. Question: Lawsuit Damages

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    Lawsuit Damages

    I recently won a lawsuit for libel and was awarded both compensatory and punitive damages. I believe that the punitive damages are taxable and the compensatory are not. Is this correct?
  41. Question: Song

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    "Tom Sings the Sixties." I think it was on one of...

    "Tom Sings the Sixties." I think it was on one of his live albums also.
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    These days, most people that are looking to buy...

    These days, most people that are looking to buy an old house are definitely looking for much of the original character of the house. Things such as hardwood floors, natural finish on moldings, crown...
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    I do a lot of renovating of old houses. I do see...

    I do a lot of renovating of old houses. I do see a lot of the things that you mentioned used to deal with old plaster.

    Acoustic tiles were all the rage a while ago. The biggest problem that I've...
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    I'm assuming that you mean recessed lighting an...

    I'm assuming that you mean recessed lighting an not submerged (unless you basement floods a lot ;) ). You can use 14-2 NM-B (romex) with a 15A breaker. The cable should be run through holes in the...
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    Ampacity of NM-B cable

    A recent post in the Pools - Spas & Saunas forum reminded me of a code issue that I encountered earlier this year during an inspection.

    The "-B" of "NM-B" indicates that its conductors have a...
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    Yes and yes. If the main breaker is 100A, then...

    Yes and yes. If the main breaker is 100A, then the service conductors are should be sized accordingly.
  47. Question: GFI Outlet

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    Yes. In fact code allows you to replace a 2-prong...

    Yes. In fact code allows you to replace a 2-prong receptacle with a GFI as long as it is marked "No Equipment Ground." GFI outlets usually come with a sticker that says this.

    The GFI senses...
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    According to NEC 334.80 the ampacity of NM cable...

    According to NEC 334.80 the ampacity of NM cable (including NM-B) is determined using the 60&#186;C temperature rating column of table 310.16, which would mean that #8 is 40A and #6 is 55A. So for a 50A...
  49. Question: Hot Tub wiring

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    If this is your main service panel, then yes, the...

    If this is your main service panel, then yes, the bare equipment ground connects to the same ground bar as the neutrals. If there are two ground bars in the main service panel, they should be...
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    The Adventures of the American Rabbit...

    The Adventures of the American Rabbit
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