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  2. Whole House Surge Protectors

    Started by Florida Joy, 02-25-2013 08:41 PM
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    03-07-2013, 12:44 PM Go to last post
  3. GFCI Downstream from Gnd~Neut Short in AFCI protected circuit

    Started by Cap'n Preshoot, 04-14-2013 03:26 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    04-18-2013, 10:02 AM Go to last post
  4. HP and electric codes

    Started by timjimbob, 05-07-2013 07:23 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 50
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    07-17-2013, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  5. Clearances to electric meter

    Started by kangaroogod, 05-07-2013 08:51 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
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    12-10-2014, 06:42 AM Go to last post
  6. Ungrounded 480 delta anomaly.

    Started by Randy S., 04-11-2013 11:20 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
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    12-16-2013, 12:09 AM Go to last post
  7. Can a shorted secondary on an xfmr travel back to primary breaker?

    Started by hurtinhvac, 02-25-2013 08:01 PM
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 6,712
    12-15-2013, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  8. Exclamation Is it just the amps that will kill you?

    Started by hearthman, 02-09-2013 09:11 PM
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 5,544
    08-01-2014, 04:27 AM Go to last post
  9. Motor overamping and Ohm's Law

    Started by HVAC_Austin, 03-31-2013 09:10 AM
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    • Replies: 20
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    06-10-2013, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  10. Need more input.. (high leg)

    Started by the_4rs, 10-01-2014 09:21 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
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    12-15-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  11. Ever use back EMF?

    Started by Core_d, 03-29-2013 11:35 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
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    12-15-2013, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  12. Too much voltage 246v from power company

    Started by LeroyDriver, 02-20-2013 01:15 PM
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    • Replies: 15
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    06-30-2013, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  13. 30 amp receptacle for 5000 watt generator

    Started by hvacques1, 06-14-2013 02:58 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-17-2013, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  14. Over amperage on cook return fan

    Started by Onefast450r, 05-15-2013 09:29 PM
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    • Replies: 29
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    06-10-2013, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  15. line or neutral to capacitor ????????????

    Started by kefah, 11-19-2013 03:44 PM
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    • Replies: 14
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    02-28-2014, 11:34 PM Go to last post
  16. Piggyback breaker?

    Started by hurtinhvac, 07-10-2013 09:45 PM
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    • Replies: 16
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    07-17-2013, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  17. Heat pump supply cable 8/3 or 8/2

    Started by Greentrees, 03-02-2013 02:33 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    12-15-2013, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  18. main breaker and unit breaker/switch questions

    Started by pacnw, 02-12-2013 02:14 AM
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    • Replies: 15
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    02-14-2013, 06:54 PM Go to last post
  19. several Maintenance guys missed this

    Started by pilotlight, 02-27-2013 10:55 PM
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    03-05-2013, 11:05 PM Go to last post
  20. What kind of wire is this?

    Started by timjimbob, 04-01-2013 03:49 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-02-2013, 09:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,153
    07-17-2013, 09:56 AM Go to last post
  21. Following code to a fault

    Started by ga1279, 03-22-2013 11:31 AM
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    12-16-2013, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  22. shock in the shower

    Started by timjimbob, 02-10-2013 01:15 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    02-23-2013, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  23. tell me it aint so!!!

    Started by 02JeepKing, 05-23-2013 09:04 PM
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    06-23-2013, 08:38 PM Go to last post
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    09-17-2015, 09:33 AM Go to last post
  24. Disconnect breakers

    Started by hurtinhvac, 07-03-2013 09:19 PM
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    • Replies: 17
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    07-17-2013, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  25. Counterfeit Electrical Products

    Started by meby, 01-29-2013 03:25 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    06-19-2013, 05:51 AM Go to last post
  26. Requirements For Working on Electrical Systems

    Started by meby, 01-29-2013 12:28 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    02-16-2013, 01:38 PM Go to last post
  27. Can I run a 220 compressor on dryer circuit?

    Started by paul-b, 07-24-2013 10:00 AM
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    12-15-2013, 07:28 AM Go to last post
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    06-22-2015, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  28. Motor Conduit Fitting Name??

    Started by madhat, 02-06-2013 08:53 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    04-30-2013, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  29. Contactor control voltage

    Started by flangehead, 02-14-2013 01:43 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    02-14-2013, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  30. Sick of getting static electricity shock

    Started by mofotech, 02-08-2015 01:44 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-06-2015, 07:30 PM Go to last post
  31. 30 amp fused discon. for indoor unit off a 50 CB

    Started by mennian10, 03-05-2014 06:53 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    05-27-2014, 11:46 PM Go to last post
  32. Explain the basics of low voltage

    Started by Rustytool, 07-29-2013 09:54 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-09-2013, 09:22 PM Go to last post
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    08-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  33. How do you join

    Started by HARRY304E, 02-01-2013 01:27 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    10-10-2013, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  34. Confused wiring question

    Started by brodie123, 05-24-2013 06:48 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-26-2013, 07:30 AM Go to last post
  35. Hmm Wiring Diagrams

    Started by DunwoodyMike, 09-03-2013 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-23-2014, 07:26 AM Go to last post
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    06-20-2015, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  36. Stranded vs solid wire

    Started by kefah, 04-16-2014 04:10 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,713
    04-29-2014, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  37. 480 volt 3 phase with dead man leg

    Started by Heatman317, 07-24-2014 02:18 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,673
    07-25-2014, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  38. Amp probe turns off tv?

    Started by thirdcoast361, 07-20-2013 07:28 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,659
    11-14-2013, 01:16 PM Go to last post
  39. Neat NCV trick

    Started by Core_d, 06-15-2013 01:26 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,535
    06-15-2013, 07:02 PM Go to last post
  40. Brain teaser

    Started by Matt Agee, 02-06-2014 07:20 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-11-2014, 08:35 AM Go to last post
  41. INSTALLING NEW AIR COMPRESSOR

    Started by 4speed, 03-30-2013 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    06-20-2013, 01:02 AM Go to last post
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    02-09-2015, 12:11 AM Go to last post
  42. Are HVAC electrical parts different in Mexico?

    Started by murl, 07-27-2013 03:57 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,378
    07-28-2013, 02:23 PM Go to last post
  43. HOT TUB QUESTION FROM HOUSEWIFE

    Started by cegler, 05-21-2014 05:38 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,375
    10-22-2014, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  44. Shock law suit-now worried

    Started by timjimbob, 03-22-2013 08:56 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,324
    03-24-2013, 03:55 PM Go to last post

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