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  1. Electrical
    I have a lathe that runs off a 110v motor, when plugged in to a 20amp outlet the motor sort of pulses and sparks... and when the load increases (ie, starts cutting) it trips the breaker. If I'm right to assume it's drawing too much power, I wanted to add a 30 amp circuit dedicated to this...
  2. Electrical
    I just got a Maytag model N: MDE6200AYW Which came with a 4 foot 3 prong power cord, too short to reach my dryer power outlet. I was going to get the 3 prong 6 foot cord and just connect it to the dryers terminal, which has two hots connected on either side, which a netruel in the middle..which...
  3. Electrical
    I have a double pole 50amp breaker that is wired up for our hottub outside at 240, (2 hots 1 neutral). From what i saw when i trashed the hottub, the heater is the only thing running 240, all other pumps and lights ran 120, so i figure i can just run 1 hot and the only neutral and get 120v with...
  4. Electrical
    I'm about to re-wire a room for 4 computers because they trip the breaker and clearly overload the 15amp circuit they are all plugged into. I added up the wattage and it totals 4040 for all four. This is for a home based business so they are all running 24x7. The room has a total of four...
  5. Electrical
    I currently have a 50 amp outlet on 8-3 wire. I know this is for a range. The problem is it is where my dryer is suppose to go. Can I remove the range outlet and connect the 30 amp dryer outlet to the same wire? Or do I have to run new 10-3 wire and replace the 50 amp breaker with a 30 amp? Thanks
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