Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Electrical

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-19-2013, 04:13 PM   #16
E2 Electrician
 
stickboy1375's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Litchfield, CT
Posts: 5,084
Share |
Default

A/C Condenser Disconnect Box


Quote:
Originally Posted by al_smelter View Post
Have you had trouble with the fusing in the past? If not, don't re-invent your own wheel. Simply leave the 30 amp fuses in place.

Remember, you don't even need fuses if the breaker at the panel is correct for the wire size (which we earlier established is the case). So if you decide you just want to change the disconnect, buy a non-fused model (30 amp) and be done with it.
He could use #12 AWG and still use 35 amp fuses...

stickboy1375 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2013, 06:55 AM   #17
Lic Electrical Inspector
 
electures's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: The Great Police State of New Jersey
Posts: 1,670
Default

A/C Condenser Disconnect Box


Quote:
Originally Posted by stickboy1375 View Post
He could use #12 AWG and still use 35 amp fuses...
Not Romex.
__________________
All responses based on the 2011 NEC.
If you live in New Jersey click here. All other states click here.
Please check with local, county and state officials as laws may vary.
Sizing motors here. Online motor calculator here. Online calculators here.
electures is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to electures For This Useful Post:
jbfan (03-20-2013)
Old 03-20-2013, 05:51 PM   #18
E2 Electrician
 
stickboy1375's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Litchfield, CT
Posts: 5,084
Default

A/C Condenser Disconnect Box


Quote:
Originally Posted by electures View Post
Not Romex.
Still on 2005, I have a hard time accepting that when I leave Connecticut, it's all of a sudden an issue.
stickboy1375 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2013, 09:45 AM   #19
Lic Electrical Inspector
 
electures's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: The Great Police State of New Jersey
Posts: 1,670
Default

A/C Condenser Disconnect Box


Quote:
Originally Posted by stickboy1375 View Post
Still on 2005, I have a hard time accepting that when I leave Connecticut, it's all of a sudden an issue.

Now that is funny right there!! Git-r-dun!!

__________________
All responses based on the 2011 NEC.
If you live in New Jersey click here. All other states click here.
Please check with local, county and state officials as laws may vary.
Sizing motors here. Online motor calculator here. Online calculators here.
electures is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to electures For This Useful Post:
stickboy1375 (03-22-2013)
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Central Air Condenser Disconnect Skelleyman HVAC 54 04-27-2012 03:44 AM
Central Air Condenser Disconnect Skelleyman Electrical 15 04-21-2012 11:15 AM
Wiring Size Calculations for New Service CorinthWest Electrical 7 12-07-2010 11:36 AM
Goodman Fan Condenser Replacement Help bigjohnstud4200 HVAC 2 07-03-2010 01:54 PM
Moving condenser electrical disconnect, required? Dave Carney HVAC 7 07-27-2009 10:34 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.