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Old 04-24-2014, 09:24 AM   #91
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As jbfan said most cables do not have the individual conductors identified. I have never seen SE so marked.


Install a larger LB and bush it down to 2".
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Yes, it's called a 2.5" LB.
Yep.... obvious good/only solution for me...

(Wonder if that instance that BO advised/approved had labelled conductors??)

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How come my new Siemens panel doesn't have big enough openings in the neutral bar for my 3 wire circuit neutrals like my range, dryer, and heat pump? The FPE has several slots big enough to support these bigger wires. Da hell?

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How come my new Siemens panel doesn't have big enough openings in the neutral bar for my 3 wire circuit neutrals like my range, dryer, and heat pump? The FPE has several slots big enough to support these bigger wires. Da hell?

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The Siemens equipment I am familiar with have lugs large enough for # 4 conductors. Add- on lugs are available for larger conductors.
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Well tomorrow is the big day. An electrician has agreed to help me get the new panel installed and the service conductors installed and I'll take over from there. So he's going to be saving me some money and I get to do most of the work myself which I find enjoyable.

Started prepping last night.



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Well tomorrow is the big day. An electrician has agreed to help me get the new panel installed and the service conductors installed and I'll take over from there. So he's going to be saving me some money and I get to do most of the work myself which I find enjoyable.

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Where are all your sticky/post-it notes.....
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well, I'm gonna label tonight.

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Looks like a lot of housekeeping needs to be done. Lots of stapling is missing. KO's hanging out the bottom. Tough to get a romex connector with the slugs still in place. Not sure if the is a ground wire there or not. Just to mention a few items to address.
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Looks like a lot of housekeeping needs to be done. Lots of stapling is missing. KO's hanging out the bottom. Tough to get a romex connector with the slugs still in place. Not sure if the is a ground wire there or not. Just to mention a few items to address.
Does it need to be stapled if the wall will be covered? This is the existing panel btw.

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Yes, you have to staple even if you cover the wall. Right now the wall is open.
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