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  1. Electrical
    Hello Experts, Thanks for all your help with my previous space heater wiring project. I am thinking about restoring a log cabin that was built more than 50-60 years ago. Some of the original wiring is still in place. Cables run under door/window fascia and through holes bored through logs...
  2. Electrical
    In examining several dozen electrical panels over the last few years, I have seen almost as many ways the grounding conductors are run from the ground rod and/or water lines. In some installations, the ground is run as a solid cable, in others, it is run as a stranded cable. Some of the older...
  3. Electrical
    Hello Electric Experts, I have questions, questions and more questions. I am planning to extend my 200A main panel to a sub-panel about 40 feet away. The sub-panel will power three (for now) space heaters . All heaters are 240 VAC appliances and require 15A, 15A and 25A. I expect to connect...
  4. Electrical
    I am wiring my detached garage and am installing a subpanel in the garage fed from my main panel. I have dug a trench from my house to my garage that is at minimum 24" deep. The trench is about 40' long. What I am wondering is if I need to install a ground rod, or can I use rule 10-700(3)(b)...
  5. Electrical
    Temporary Generator Ground I work for a company "On-Call" (that is they call me when the need for work arises). They have a 60kW generator that they use for large gigs (its a sound and lighting company) whether the gigs be inside or out. In any case its always temporary and never intended to be...
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