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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
    • Views: 8,897
    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. Too much voltage 246v from power company

    Started by LeroyDriver, 02-20-2013 01:15 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 7,558
    01-28-2017, 05:25 AM Go to last post
  6. Clearances to electric meter

    Started by kangaroogod, 05-07-2013 08:51 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 7,493
    12-10-2014, 06:42 AM Go to last post
  7. Ungrounded 480 delta anomaly.

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

    Started by hurtinhvac, 02-25-2013 08:01 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 7,223
    12-15-2013, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
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    08-01-2014, 04:27 AM Go to last post
  12. Ever use back EMF?

    Started by Core_d, 03-29-2013 11:35 PM
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    12-15-2013, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  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
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    09-17-2015, 09:33 AM 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
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    • Views: 3,473
    07-17-2013, 09:56 AM Go to last post
  21. 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
  22. Following code to a fault

    Started by ga1279, 03-22-2013 11:31 AM
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    • Replies: 14
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    12-16-2013, 12:26 AM 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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    06-22-2015, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  24. Disconnect breakers

    Started by hurtinhvac, 07-03-2013 09:19 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
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    07-17-2013, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  25. Rental Chiller Amps to Ground.

    Started by Sicofthis, 11-30-2015 10:00 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-07-2016, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  26. Counterfeit Electrical Products

    Started by meby, 01-29-2013 03:25 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,133
    06-19-2013, 05:51 AM Go to last post
  27. 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
  28. Requirements For Working on Electrical Systems

    Started by meby, 01-29-2013 12:28 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,993
    02-16-2013, 01:38 PM Go to last post
  29. Can I run a 220 compressor on dryer circuit?

    Started by paul-b, 07-24-2013 10:00 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-15-2013, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  30. Hmm 2 Phase Roof Top Units?

    Started by Bazooka Joey, 01-21-2016 06:14 PM
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    • Replies: 15
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    11-13-2016, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  31. Motor Conduit Fitting Name??

    Started by madhat, 02-06-2013 08:53 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,641
    04-30-2013, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  32. 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
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    06-20-2015, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  33. 30 amp fused discon. for indoor unit off a 50 CB

    Started by mennian10, 03-05-2014 06:53 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,236
    05-27-2014, 11:46 PM Go to last post
  34. What is Neutral?

    Started by budman21901, 02-22-2015 01:33 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,185
    03-31-2015, 06:29 AM Go to last post
  35. Amp probe turns off tv?

    Started by thirdcoast361, 07-20-2013 07:28 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    11-14-2013, 01:16 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,146
    02-09-2015, 12:11 AM Go to last post
  36. Explain the basics of low voltage

    Started by Rustytool, 07-29-2013 09:54 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,101
    09-09-2013, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  37. 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
    • Replies: 6
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    08-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  38. 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
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    04-07-2015, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  39. Confused PUBLIC QUESTION ABOUT ELECTROCUTION

    Started by 13Sun13Moon, 02-04-2015 03:04 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    03-06-2015, 07:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,963
    11-13-2016, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  40. Hmm Wiring Diagrams

    Started by DunwoodyMike, 09-03-2013 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,919
    03-23-2014, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  41. Stranded vs solid wire

    Started by kefah, 04-16-2014 04:10 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,912
    04-29-2014, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  42. question about electrical capacity

    Started by energy_rater_La, 10-10-2014 03:28 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,887
    01-20-2015, 07:21 AM Go to last post

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