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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. Too much voltage 246v from power company

    Started by LeroyDriver, 02-20-2013 01:15 PM
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    01-28-2017, 05:25 AM Go to last post
  4. GFCI Downstream from Gnd~Neut Short in AFCI protected circuit

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

    Started by timjimbob, 05-07-2013 07:23 AM
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    07-17-2013, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  6. Clearances to electric meter

    Started by kangaroogod, 05-07-2013 08:51 PM
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    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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    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
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    12-15-2013, 09:57 PM 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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    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
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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
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    12-15-2013, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  12. Exclamation Is it just the amps that will kill you?

    Started by hearthman, 02-09-2013 09:11 PM
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    08-01-2014, 04:27 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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    06-10-2013, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  14. Heat pump supply cable 8/3 or 8/2

    Started by Greentrees, 03-02-2013 02:33 AM
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    12-15-2013, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
  16. line or neutral to capacitor ????????????

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

    Started by hurtinhvac, 07-10-2013 09:45 PM
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    09-17-2015, 09:33 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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    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
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    04-02-2013, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  21. Hmm 2 Phase Roof Top Units?

    Started by Bazooka Joey, 01-21-2016 06:14 PM
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    06-22-2015, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Disconnect breakers

    Started by hurtinhvac, 07-03-2013 09:19 PM
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    07-17-2013, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  26. 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
  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. 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
  29. Requirements For Working on Electrical Systems

    Started by meby, 01-29-2013 12:28 PM
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    02-16-2013, 01:38 PM Go to last post
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    06-20-2015, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  30. 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
  31. What is Neutral?

    Started by budman21901, 02-22-2015 01:33 AM
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    08-21-2016, 11:04 PM Go to last post
  32. Contactor control voltage

    Started by flangehead, 02-14-2013 01:43 PM
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    11-13-2016, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  33. 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
  34. Confused Mini greenhouse temperature controll

    Started by Eirikki, 09-29-2016 09:00 AM
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    10-04-2016, 05:00 PM Go to last post
  35. Arcing in the Panel

    Started by nchvac, 07-30-2015 07:50 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    08-18-2015, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  36. 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
  37. 30 amp fused discon. for indoor unit off a 50 CB

    Started by mennian10, 03-05-2014 06:53 AM
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    05-27-2014, 11:46 PM Go to last post
  38. Stranded vs solid wire

    Started by kefah, 04-16-2014 04:10 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-29-2014, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  39. Confused wiring question

    Started by brodie123, 05-24-2013 06:48 PM
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    05-26-2013, 07:30 AM Go to last post
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    04-07-2015, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  40. adding single Taco relay to a Taco 4 relay

    Started by tomtomtomtom, 04-02-2015 05:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-21-2015, 09:57 AM Go to last post
  41. Lightning Strike - Window AC?

    Started by hotncool, 07-31-2015 08:51 AM
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    08-14-2015, 02:32 PM Go to last post
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    02-09-2015, 12:11 AM Go to last post
  42. 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
  43. Frown Question About Main Service Panel

    Started by Charles Tucker, 04-06-2015 05:49 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,345
    06-20-2015, 10:28 AM Go to last post

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