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I've created this forum category titled American Electrical Advice Forum for those that visit the forum from America and wish to seek electrical...
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We have the access only area, The Bar and Grill, for American users only. https://www.electriciansforums.net/forums/bar/ It's located within the...
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IMPORTANT: Please note that nobody on this forum should be seeking or providing advice to people who are not competent in their field. If you live...
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@Megawatt is the first to get it. Thanks again for being a member here. :) Click on his name at the start of his post to see the tags.
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I've lived and worked my entire life in SoCal. Recently we moved to Southern Texas where there is a lot of rain (from a SoCal perspective) and...
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Hi Friends, I bought a house and trying to add lamps to the outside. There are cables wires all around my stucco walls and the end of them just...
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There is a 220 volt electric service line crossing my empty sloped lot going to a neighbor's house. Neither the power company nor my neighbor...
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Hi all. First time poster here. I did find one thread on here that touches upon this topic, but my setup is a bit different. I want to install...
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hello. i need to run power to a cabin that is 350 feet from the service pole in our driveway. the problem is voltage drop. the service pole is 150...
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Can I wire two 30 amp inlets into the same bypass circuit panel? I want to have an inside and outside inlet.
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I am upgrading an old 100A semi flush outdoor overhead panel to 200A solar ready, panel. Was looking at Square D SC2040M200PF, but this appears...
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I recently tore down all the wiring in my grandfather’s garage he wired himself and i’m genuinely surprised it didn’t burn to the ground after 40+...
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We do not have an outlet in the area behind the oven. Our current oven is hard wired. There is an outlet just above the counter near the oven...
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Hello all. I am trying to get 125 amps 3 phase back to a paintball field to power an electric air compressor. I have a 3 phase 120/240v PG and...
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I have three outlets (that I can find) that are showing open neutral. I have 80v across hot and neutral, 120v at hot to ground and 28v neutral to...
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Someone wants me to put a water heater(30 amps), range(40-50 amps) and dryer(30 amps) all on a single 60 amp circuit. I said that's a bad idea...
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I am installing a new electrical system on my cottage. I have built the weatherhead from schedule 80 PVC pipe/conduit. I am coming down into a...
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Hi All, I am new to the forum. I have a small 30 amp sub panel that once powered a green house, some lights and 1 regular 120-v outlet. We...
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I have a light fixture that is intended to be flush mounted to a ceiling box. I would like to hang it from a chain so it is 2 feet down from the...
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I thought that I posted this in the DIY part of the forum but I believe I did not. I am sorry about that. I put in a 10' x 20' metal shed about...
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Can I add a 2 gang meter socket on the other side of the building and to know If the supply line use as distribution for new gang?
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Bought a range from Home Depot. They supplied a 40 amp cord. Electrician was going to use a 50 amp outlet. Here is the oven and cord...
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I'm a DIY'er helping a friend connect a 220v dryer to a 50 amp RV outlet. The dryer has a Nema 10-30R plug and is in a shed about 4 feet from the...
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I don't have much room around my current 200 amp panel and want to upgrade to 400 amp. I'd have an electrician do the work but I am just trying to...
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The electricians who wired my new house (US mainland) used the push-in connections on the back of Leviton budget outlets rather than the screw...
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Hello and Thank You!!! Reason: I am installing a Generator Hookup panel. I am installing a 30Amp breaker to hook up the generator. I want it...
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Newbie to this forum here. I have a question that I need to resolve fairly soon. I have 10/3 from a dual pole 30A breaker using one side of the...
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New fan with light - and remote. Wiring in first pic from manual. Black, brown, blue, white. Second pic - my light fixture pulled down with wires...
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I'm installing a towel warmer and I thought I would include an outlet on the same cable because the towel warmer needs a junction box anyway. Can...
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Brian, DIY but 30-year commercial/industrial master HVAC tech. I have installed an emergency whole-house breaker switch next to my service...
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Good evening, I replaced three old single pole switches with Kasa smart dimmers with no problem. But I encountered problems with the switch below...
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Thanks for any help in advance. I have an external outlet box installed on brick. I'm trying to figure out the best way to run a 2 gang box...
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I have a Single Phase Power box for a townhouse. When I read voltage across the Hot legs (A) and (B) to ground I get 123 volts with the main...
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40 year old square D QF1TF long span top fed. I turned off 30 amp double pole to water heater and still had a closed circuit, then turned off the...
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I’m designing a light fixture for underwater lights and everything was going great until I checked for any current leakage. All I have is a...
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I am getting a new front-load Maytag washer. I have a regular old refrigerator. Can I plug them into the same double outlet? What should the...
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I am building a duplex. The service enters the house through the wall of one of the units, where the main panels for both units are located. Then...
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I am connecting a manual transfer switch to a subpanel. In order to minimize drywall work, I am mounting the transfer switch to the surface of the...
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we are replacing 2 ceiling fans. I wired the first one in and for a dual switch hook up they have the standard white to white black to black and...
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Hi!! I'm trying to complete a one line diagram to appease my electric company (AEP Texas). AEP is telling me: " 1) Please note that the AC...
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I used 1 inch emt conduit in the garage for 50 amp circuit for ev charger. I plan to use 4AWG wire. Please let me know which wire is est for...
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can I use 4/0 use 2 3 strand cable in 2 1/2 " conduit 160' to power 200 amp panel then power modular home 50' from garage in vermont do I need a...
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