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 Federal Pacific
       • Posted by: texasredhead on Tue, Aug 24, 10 at 13:14
              • 38 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Nov 10, 12 at 21:02
On the front page of last Sunday's Dallas Morning News, is an article about a home equiped with an FP panel burning nearly to the ground. The homeowner said he saw fire coming from the service panel in the garage. The fire went into the attic and
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 200amp Subpanel Question
       • Posted by: e12pilot on Sat, Sep 21, 13 at 8:09
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jan 16, 14 at 19:20
Hi There, Planning on relocating the existing 200 amp main breaker panel into our basement. To do this my plan is to install a new 200 amp panel in the basement as a main lug sub panel fed by a 60 amp double pole feeder breaker in the main pane
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 broken breaker
       • Posted by: ionized on Thu, Sep 12, 13 at 14:37
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Sep 22, 13 at 13:40
I just finished fixing my dishwasher and when I went out to turn the breaker back on, no go. The handle does not feel right. It just flops back and forth with no click stops in either direction. Where do I start my search for a replacement b
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 Another main lug question
       • Posted by: sclub on Wed, Mar 19, 14 at 23:01
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Mar 21, 14 at 9:17
Hi all, I have read through a number of posts that deal with wiring main lugs and sub panels, etc., but don't feel like any of these help out in my situation. My wife and I have bought a house with aluminum wiring (pig tailed however), and I
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 Main breaker panel as subpanel
       • Posted by: jay_haitch on Mon, Jan 12, 09 at 19:36
              • 39 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Aug 23, 11 at 22:32
I want to install a 12 circuit 60 amp subpanel in my attached garage. Both for convenience and the 6 circuit rule I need a disconnect. The easiest would be to buy a main breaker panel and use it as a sub. How do I separate the ground and neutra
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 Puzzling 2 fan/light With 2 switches + other questions
       • Posted by: Noctua on Thu, Jan 9, 14 at 3:01
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Apr 3, 14 at 16:04
My main room has two entrances, code says both must have light switches. I am putting in two ceiling fan/light combo units. I would prefer variable fan and light control on one side with on off switches for both on the other in single gang bo
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 Whole House Surge Protector - Advice Needed
       • Posted by: vivi68 on Sun, Apr 22, 12 at 13:27
              • 33 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Nov 10, 12 at 17:13
I am looking for a whole house surge protector that I can mount next to my circuit breaker panel. I have looked at the Leviton 51120, the 51110 and the 42120. The 51120 has no neutral to ground or line to ground protection from what I can s
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 QO Circuit Breaker buzzing under load
       • Posted by: bcarlson78248 on Sun, Mar 23, 14 at 8:36
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 24, 14 at 21:13
I have a 200 amp Square D panel with QO breakers. Due to a kitchen renovation I am using my basement workbench as a temporary kitchen area. The workbench has a 20 amp circuit with two double receptacles. The 12/2 wiring and receptacles are only
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 Looking for opinions on manual transfer switches
       • Posted by: daveho on Thu, Feb 3, 11 at 14:51
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Feb 4, 11 at 19:34
After this week's ice storm, I decided to bite the bullet & buy a generator. No heat plus the worry of what happens if the sump pumps needs to run & doesn't will do that. The model I'm getting is the Honeywell HW7500E. Based on what I've com
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 Whole house surge protection device
       • Posted by: eoz3106 on Wed, Jan 4, 12 at 17:28
              • 21 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jan 12, 12 at 13:13
We are about to start building and I am considering putting in a whole house SPD in order to minimize spikes coming into the house. Does any one have a preference of which one to use? I have seen this Square D version for an exterior install
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 Is this a good deal? Swap out electrical panel, add surge protect
       • Posted by: thirdkitchenremodel on Sat, Jul 21, 12 at 12:47
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Sat, Jul 21, 12 at 15:27
Angie's list sent out a coupon from an A rated local licensed electrician: $849 - This deal includes: All new panel All new breakers (standard single & 2 pull breakers) All new boards 100 AMP (or 200 AMP w/ $200 upgrade) Complete c
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 Why does my 50 amp circuit have AWG 8?
       • Posted by: eleena on Mon, Oct 1, 12 at 16:28
              • 20 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Oct 6, 12 at 13:54
It says so on the breaker. Everything I have read said it had to be 6, not 8. I might be totally missing the point, though. :-) Follow-Up Postings: RE: Why does my 50 amp circuit Return to the Electrical Wiring Forum
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 Wiring between gen transfer panel and 125 amp sub panel
       • Posted by: av8r on Mon, Oct 29, 12 at 18:50
              • 18 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Nov 5, 12 at 17:30
I am surface mounting a 125/30 amp transfer panel above a flush mounted 125 amp sub panel in an interior closet. Should I change out the 125 amp breaker that feeds the sub panel in the main panel and use nm wire between the transfer and sub panel
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 Wrong Breaker in Panel
       • Posted by: ohmmm on Sat, Apr 2, 11 at 12:04
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Apr 6, 11 at 17:00
Finally got around to swapping out the other oddball 60amp Cutler Hammer breaker that was installed in a Square D panel for the correct brand/type breaker. I am guessing this was done by a subcontractor who was too lazy or too cheap to go and
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 Best place to buy service wire for price
       • Posted by: dieseldame on Fri, Oct 7, 11 at 1:26
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Oct 10, 11 at 16:29
I need to buy 100' of 4-4-4-2 service entrance wire to provide 100A service to an old mobile home that's been rewired to code. Does anyone know where to get a decent price for this? I'm in Central Texas. Follow-Up Postings: Retur
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 Unusual GFCI Breaker
       • Posted by: djdoggone on Tue, Dec 11, 12 at 12:24
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Dec 12, 12 at 13:13
We have an unusual GFCI breaker and are wondering if it is special in some way. It has two white wires coming out of it: one curly with a black line down the side and the other a straight white wire about 2 ft. long. It is a Siemens/ITE/Gould C
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 Wiring a new hot water heater
       • Posted by: dunkinidaho on Mon, Feb 4, 13 at 13:49
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Feb 6, 13 at 9:33
I need to replace an electric water heater and need some questions answered. It looks like my current heater is a single element one. I can't tell if it's 120 or 220 volt. The circuit breaker is 40amp but the wiring going to it looks like regular
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 200 amp service upgrade
       • Posted by: mbaldwin on Tue, Feb 12, 13 at 11:53
              • 14 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Feb 15, 13 at 9:13
Hi, I need to upgrade my electrical main service to 200 amp, well not need, but it is highly recommended. there is #6 wire going from the disconnect to the main breaker panel, which is 150 amp, and that is not a large enough wire. My choices are u
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 2 pole GFCI breaker
       • Posted by: cdclive on Tue, Mar 12, 13 at 10:31
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Apr 4, 13 at 13:14
This forum was great help in the past and I thought I'd try to get a few last questions answered with certainty. I have a 20 amp MWC running to out building where it splits - one leg going to a 1500w heater only and the other to receptacles an
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 What type of circuit breakers are these?
I need to replace one and was wondering what kind of circuit breakers are these. I googled stuff and noticed they have 1/2
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