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- Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:18 pm
- Forum: Electrical
- Topic: having trouble fitting wires in box
- Replies: 12
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I was reading through the thread thinking I’d suggest using deeper boxes, or ganging two or more boxes. If the wires don’t want to fit, often the box is too small. It costs just a little more, but you save with the convenience of easier work, and tight bends just aren’t good practice.
Very helpful even if it’s not definitive on all points, so thanks! I think the panel is ‘over used’, but not overloaded. I got permits to do entirely new work at my last house, from the service mast & entrance to the panel, sub panel in my shop, to every run and outlet. It had been 60A 4 fuse panel,...
Here is a photo of the panel and wiring. Note all of the wirenuts. I think a lot of work was done by different hands as workmanship and parts vary. I set a double pole 30A breaker sitting partway into its location lower on the lefthand column. Rat’s nest of neutrals and grounds upper left. I’ve cons...
Hi all, We bought this house built in the 1970’s. As part of my inspection I pulled the cover off of the main panel and checked it out. The thing that really stuck out at the time was that there are two a/c compressors (one for upstairs, one for down) and they were double-tapped to the same 220V bre...