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  1. To upgrade 100 amp zinsco or not?

    Residential Electrical Forum
    I am remodeling my rental in hopes of cashing in after 29 years of being a landlord. I have bought an electric Hallman duel fuel range. I had to abandon the 220 for the existing the dryer outlet inorder to give it to the range. I pulled in new 10/3 and am going to put that on the dryer...
  2. Service Panel Mounted on Fieldstone Wall?

    General Electrical Discussion
    My sister is in need of a service upgrade. Her house is about 100 years old and the basement walls are built out of natural fieldstone. Despite it's age, it's a solid house with no foundational problems. She sent this pic: You can't see it in this pic, but the walls are about 4 feet high...
  3. Difficulty Determining Electrical Service

    Residential Electrical Forum
    So I recently moved in to a new house and am wanting to add some new circuits. I am having difficulty determining what my maximum amperage capacity is on my house. I was wondering if anyone would be kind enough to assist me with this. Starting from the pole, there are 3 aluminum wires...
  4. Replacing Zinsco panel guts?

    General Electrical Discussion
    I have a flush-mounted Zinsco 200A meter panel on the outside of a house that needs to be replaced. Unfortunately, it's flush mounted into a brick wall. I'd like to replace the interior and front cover and use the old can, as it will be hellish to remove. Eaton makes new interiors for some...
  5. Knob&Tube fuse panel replacement help

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hey there. I have a client in an old; huge home. There's a fuse panel in the basement stairwell that's all KT. I've advised that the panel be replaced and that all circuits that are KT be replaced. The HO is dead set against this as the KT runs through the whole house (3 stories) with...
  6. ElectricianTalk.com Upgrade.... New Profiles and Photo Alblums!

    General Electrical Discussion
    I just finished some upgrades to the site and I've added some new features that I hope you'll enjoy. New Profiles This is a work in progress but I have high hopes for it. Your profile page has been upgraded and now has the ability to make contacts, upload photos, message people, and give...