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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    HI All; I have 8 gauge wire that has a black and a white (no ground). I want to connect/splice it to 10/3 (black,red,white and a ground) with a plug. My thoughts: connect the black and red from the 10 gauge to the black from the 8 gauge, then white 10 gauge to white 8 gauge. Buy an 8 gauge...
  2. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi i need to heat a 55 gallon drum to approx 120*f, so i was thinking of wraping a heating cable around the barrel(the liquid is not flammable). does anyone know how a heating cable works i found a website that sells some http://www.omega.com/toc_asp/subsectionSC.asp?book=Heaters&subsection=b01...
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    Let's say you are dealing with a device box with a bunch of wires in it. I really hate when that dang electrician takes those wires and twists and spins them around eachother ten to fifteen times, in an exacerbated attempt at identifying circuits such as '3-ways' and 'switch-legs'. This one...
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