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Old 03-26-2016, 05:39 PM   #1
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Default Upgrading and outdoor screw-in fuse box to a circuit breaker type box

Iím seeking advice to upgrade and outdoor antiquated screw-in type fuse box to a circuit breaker type fuse box with the capability for future upgrades.

I removed the original outdoor box that had the screw in type fuse. This box was pacifically for the underwater light in my pool. Then I went to the big box stores and realized that I donít know what to buy.

My goal is to have the underwater pool light work again and have connections available to hard-wire in a motion detector light and surveillance camera. I need suggestions on in a proper fashion.

(I was going to insert pictures but Iím not able to figure out how to upload them from my hard drive as this site appears to require an http: link which I donít have. Perhaps my description below will suffice).

The upper left of the pic is the circuit breaker box (door closed) that cuts off power to the entire house. To the immediate right of the main circuit breaker box is another box (door open) that controls the pool pump (conduit going down). From the right side of ďthisĒ box is the conduit leading into a junction box that went into the fuse box that I removed (hence the bare spot on the wall) which lead into the three wires that goes to the underwater pool light.
This entire setup appears (to me) to be more complicated than it needs to be. Iím asking for recommendations for a set up ďafterĒ the main circuit break.

Thank you
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Old 03-26-2016, 07:22 PM   #2
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Call an electrician before you kill someone that swims in your pool. Water and electricity don't mix. This has disaster written all over it.
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