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Old 05-04-2013, 08:51 PM   #31
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You need to relax my friend

Like I said, if we didn't want to be here, we wouldn't be here.

I don't think he's getting frustrated.

Did you take the cover off the panel and check the breakers how he described to you?

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Yes, so far I have done everything that you and him have told me to do except for jumping in the lake, hahaha. this is frustrating for me and from the tone in his text, and him so there will be no need be in this group, thought I would learn something but...... apparently I haven't. Thanks again.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:57 PM   #33
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In order to see if a neutral is the problem first you need power--

I'll put this in simple terms---electric wiring is a bit like plumbing----the power is like the water pipe and the neutral is like the drain---

A ground is also like a drain----

with the fuse box open---touch one probe to the colored power coming out of the breaker--
then touch the other probe ,first to the neutral bus bar--it should lite up--then touch it to the metal box (grounded I hope) it should also light up.
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I'm done with this, as I have said before I along with others are getting frustrated so I will not bother anyone else on this site. For all I care , I can use the shed as a shed and only use it during the day, I will figure out a way to delete me from the group, so as to not bother anyone else.
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Because this is an out building, there is possibility that you have two different 110 lines heading out there---and you may have lost power to one of them---so see if you have power at the breakers--tell us what the wires are in the breaker box.
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From what I've seen, you haven't posted the results of your breaker testing....or maybe I missed it.

Anyway, good luck to you, whatever you do.
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Would the fact that I had a fuse blow out in an unattached shed cause any of this, I know the sheds are not wired in the same circuit , I am so CONFUSED.
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I've visited a neighbor, cooked dinner and brought a plate of it to a sick friend--all while trying to offer you some help---

I'm here to help if you wish--and I am not frustrated---just hungry.
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And when I get hungry, I am frustrated!!
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Have some supper--ribeye steak and noodle, thick slabs of tomato---
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Sure you won't help me with my electrical problems and now you are making me hungry!!!! go figure.
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do you think the fact that I blew a fuse in an unattached shed has anything to do with this? I know for a fact that the two sheds are not wired at the pole meter together.
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It's hard to say without being there, have you opened up the breaker box yet?
You said it was raining and late so I didn;t know if you checked for incoming power--
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I need to get another fuse (screw in type) tomorrow to see if that has anything to do with this, If not , I will check the breakers etc and will report back to morrow sometime. Now, go eat your supper before it gets cold and it all sounds to good to waste.
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Thanks----You are going to have to play detective----let us know what you find---Mike----

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