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    I am sure that the NEC addresses this question...

    I am sure that the NEC addresses this question about color of wires...
    I just do not have the Book handy right now.
    Hopefully somebody will be able to give you the article number.
    White or...
  2. Question: Circuit breakers

    by ZCCG
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    Not that you need or want the praise but, You...

    Not that you need or want the praise but,
    You The Man TK.
    Merkhi,
    Your point is well taken but do read more before you attack.
    TK is the wrong man to give crap too.
    All his advice is good and...
  3. Question: The three elements

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    Just for the fun of it... I am not doubting...

    Just for the fun of it...
    I am not doubting what anybody says here because the question did not really give much information.
    Is not inductance only found in AC circuits?
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    That is the exact reason we use MPCB's on ALL of...

    That is the exact reason we use MPCB's on ALL of our motors.
    When a motor is first installed, we take current readings and adjust the breaker to match the inrush current.. . plus 1 or 2 %. Then if...
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    The 12 foot rule is the way to go... That is...

    The 12 foot rule is the way to go...
    That is even part of the N.E.C.. . I do believe.
    Unless you want them closer.
  6. Question: What size wire?

    by ZCCG
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    Now you got me wondering... I agree with the #8...

    Now you got me wondering...
    I agree with the #8 for ground...
    Why would the Neutral be a different size from the Hot leg.
    Is not current equal in all parts of a series circuit?
    Just...
  7. Question: The three elements

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    With the info provided... I too would lean...

    With the info provided...
    I too would lean towards Ohms Law.
    E=IxR
    Voltage (EMF)=Current x Resistance
  8. Question: Non-working outlets!

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    When you changed out the switch, was there a...

    When you changed out the switch, was there a number of (black) Hot wires tied together by a wire nut?
    If there was, check those wires... maybe 1 of them did not get reconnected good.
    It does sound...
  9. Question: 3 white wires?

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    It now sounds like you have the light wired up to...

    It now sounds like you have the light wired up to a wire that is always hot.
    Here is where I would start.
    Go to your switch. The wire that is hooked up to the bottom of your switch is normally...
  10. Question: White rodgers 90-113

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    Hazard, here is a link and some information that...

    Hazard,
    here is a link and some information that I found online about your relay.
    Read this and it might help you with your problem.

    Make sure that you follow safety procedures.

    Good Luck,...
  11. Well, you would have to get a second wire up to...

    Well, you would have to get a second wire up to the fan.
    1 to control the light and 1 for the fan control.
    Since it sounds like you want to avoid pulling in any new wire, maybe you might want to...
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    Labman and TK, First Tk... That link is a good...

    Labman and TK,
    First Tk... That link is a good one. It did not really answer my question but it is a good bit of information. I saved it and will use it for future reference.
    Labman... Lo and...
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    The way I feel about this issue is... Do it in...

    The way I feel about this issue is...
    Do it in conduit if you are already down to the studs.
    Conduit will protect the wireing more than plain Romex.
    I prefer conduit over anything if at all...
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    Shuntripper, As noted in a earlier post... I did...

    Shuntripper,
    As noted in a earlier post... I did shut down all breakers in the LP and I still had that light out. The only other thing in the system is the transformer that feeds the LP.
    Next...
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    Hi, Labman, TKRussell and Shuntripper, thank-you...

    Hi,
    Labman, TKRussell and Shuntripper, thank-you for your answers.

    Labman, The system that I am using sounds about the same as the one that you mention. The only difference that I can see is that...
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    Jack, I do Thank-you for your answers though. ...

    Jack,
    I do Thank-you for your answers though.
    At least I have found a place to try to pick somebodys brain.
    When mine goes dead.
    Thanks... Have a great day
  17. Question: Subpanel wiring

    by ZCCG
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    Bstrong, I can not give you an official answer...

    Bstrong,
    I can not give you an official answer but, I am an electrician and it sound like you are giving good advise to your friend. The braided wire should not be used as a neutral.
    It will...
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    Jack T and Ballengerb1 are correct. The bigger...

    Jack T and Ballengerb1 are correct. The bigger opening is on the Neutral side and has the Silver screw.
    With your meter... short opening to either large opening or ground should be 120.
    You...
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    Jack, Thanks for answering my question. You are...

    Jack,
    Thanks for answering my question.
    You are 100% correct... Lets assume it is a center point Y transformer. Then my reading of 240 from Phase to ground are correct. So are the readings of 480...
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    Trouble shooting a 3phase system

    Hi All,
    I have a 480 VAC 3 phase ungrounded system. We monitor the system via a set of lights for each phase. If one phase goes to ground then that light should glow bright. In my case I have the B...
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