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  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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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    04-18-2013, 10:02 AM Go to last post
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. 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
  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. 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
  13. Hmm 2 Phase Roof Top Units?

    Started by Bazooka Joey, 01-21-2016 06:14 PM
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    11-13-2016, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Wire size.

    Started by sigma, 10-31-2018 07:17 PM
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    06-24-2019, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. Over amperage on cook return fan

    Started by Onefast450r, 05-15-2013 09:29 PM
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  19. Confused Mini greenhouse temperature controll

    Started by Eirikki, 09-29-2016 09:00 AM
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  20. 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
  21. Piggyback breaker?

    Started by hurtinhvac, 07-10-2013 09:45 PM
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    07-17-2013, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  22. Rental Chiller Amps to Ground.

    Started by Sicofthis, 11-30-2015 10:00 AM
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    07-07-2016, 09:47 AM Go to last post
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    08-21-2016, 11:04 PM Go to last post
  23. main breaker and unit breaker/switch questions

    Started by pacnw, 02-12-2013 02:14 AM
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  24. Stranded vs solid wire

    Started by kefah, 04-16-2014 04:10 PM
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    04-29-2014, 02:56 PM Go to last post
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    08-25-2019, 07:10 PM Go to last post
  25. 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
  26. Arcing in the Panel

    Started by nchvac, 07-30-2015 07:50 PM
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    08-18-2015, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  27. 3 Phase Voltage question.

    Started by budman21901, 08-19-2016 07:22 PM
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    08-25-2019, 06:45 PM Go to last post
  28. 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
  29. Backfeeding transformer for shop power

    Started by Supa-Heat, 03-03-2018 11:58 PM
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    11-03-2019, 09:47 AM Go to last post
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  30. Motor Age Help

    Started by ChicagoEng, 05-04-2018 02:51 PM
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    05-11-2018, 07:54 AM Go to last post
  31. shock in the shower

    Started by timjimbob, 02-10-2013 01:15 AM
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    02-23-2013, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  32. 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
  33. Disconnect breakers

    Started by hurtinhvac, 07-03-2013 09:19 PM
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    06-22-2015, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Sick of getting static electricity shock

    Started by mofotech, 02-08-2015 01:44 AM
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  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. Conduit size, wire type

    Started by pacnw, 02-05-2016 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-06-2016, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  40. Delta systems specifically a 4 wire one.

    Started by Ernest Crossman, 05-03-2016 02:11 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-01-2016, 06:16 PM Go to last post
  41. Water Proof Wire nut goop.

    Started by madhat, 03-08-2016 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-10-2016, 11:47 PM Go to last post
  42. Garbage dispsal and dishwasher

    Started by ckartson, 05-20-2017 05:46 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    11-03-2019, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  43. 6 gauge UF broke

    Started by VanMan812, 01-15-2017 11:37 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    01-15-2017, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  44. 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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