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Posted in thread: Wire gauge question on 01-31-2015 at 08:08 PM
All this helps tremendously, thanks everyone. And don't worry Doug, my cousin is a licensed
electrician and is installing the spa panel and double checkng everything for me. I have zero
Posted in thread: Salvaged control panel on 01-31-2015 at 12:59 PM
I couldn't find .5 and 10 amp fast blow fuses for those holders so I went with the 1/4" and
just bought a new holder at radio shack
Posted in thread: Wire gauge question on 01-31-2015 at 12:54 PM
Not to sound like a broken record here, but... If people insist on using home depot romex then
you need the thick wires. It is not the size of the wire but it's insulation type that matters.
FTR - 22 ...
Posted in thread: Wire gauge question on 01-31-2015 at 12:33 PM
So my initial question arose when trying to complete the 10 gauge leg feeding the contractor
and led 1. Now that I see the led 1 portion can be of smaller gauge, how do you execute this?
I'm assuming ...
Posted in thread: Wire gauge question on 01-31-2015 at 11:39 AM
You only need to run 10 gauge wire for the segments marked with blue ellipses in the marked up
schematic below. These are the only wires that will carry the ~23 A for the element. All other
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Posted in thread: Wire gauge question on 01-31-2015 at 02:09 AM
I'm using one of pjs diagrams (single pump single pid 5500 w) but Im a little confused on which
wire gauge to use. It looks like 10 g will be running to the led, but I think it should be 14?
Posted in thread: Salvaged control panel on 01-26-2015 at 01:01 AM
Good progress painted the enclosure with clearance rustolem from lowes and mounted the LEDs and
pid. Now just have to mount receptacles and wire it up
Posted in thread: Salvaged control panel on 01-25-2015 at 05:42 PM
The fuse holders are rated for 200000 amps I think I might need new ones; the din breaker is 20
amp but I wasn't planning on using one in the control panel since I'm going the spa panel
route. Should ...
Posted in thread: Salvaged control panel on 01-23-2015 at 12:41 AM
I stripped everything down except the on/off handle switch. I was hoping to leverage this in my
new control panel. How would I incorporate this into a wiring diagram?