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  1. Electrical
    I have an extension cord that I was planning on using but I noticed that the wiring in the receptacle has backwards coloring from my plug. The black and white wires are reversed. The receptacle is also backwards from my wall outlet. Do I need a different extension cord?
  2. Electrical
    Hi i am new to this forum so forgive me if I am posting in the wrong place. I have plans to run a 400 foot electrical wire then put plugs on either end. I will be drawing about 1.5 amps at the end of the line to a 12 volt battery charger and then into a battery. I understand I will have voltage...
  3. Electrical
    Up to 50FT, why does 25FT & 50FT 12 gauge cords exist? I can't think of any reason to ever need 12G cords less then 100FT. All I can guess is that 12G would produce slightly less heat than 14G at the same current draw. Maybe there's more to it other than price. Because I could just buy a 25FT...
  4. Electrical
    Hi, my name is Brian and I am the owner of Bassett Woods Wiffle Ball Park and for the 2012 summer, I want to add lights! Unfortunately, my field is quite far away from the nearest electrical source (about 200'). The lights I want to use are the Craftsman portable worklights that support a 500...
  5. Electrical
    Ok what I am doing is trying to use some rarely used breakers in the box to wire up a SAFE but temp hardwired "Extension Cord" to the 30 amp breakers for my AC and Dryer. I have three computer christmas light controllers that have 15Amp 120V Input cords comming from them. I WANT to make 2...
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