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    I can take few pictures, in a few least...

    I can take few pictures, in a few least questionable areas, to void some criticism...:)

    Just to reiterate my worry:
    Can I cover the area (insulate wall) with fiberglass R-16 below and above the...
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    The work is in a finishing up stage. Just...

    The work is in a finishing up stage.
    Just curious if this is acceptable.
    The main panel is installed between studs on the outside wall. Now having added wires coming out to crawl.
    There are...
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    Thanks! :D

    Thanks! :D
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    jwelectric, you mentioned: But earlier you...

    jwelectric, you mentioned:



    But earlier you pointed out to 110.26(A)(1)(2)&(3) and noted:


    Just to clarify, can the subpanel be mounted 4 feet above the ground? How about the headroom of 6...
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    DonL, I live in Illinois, sorry did not pay...

    DonL, I live in Illinois, sorry did not pay attention to my settings.
    Found another nice multi-cable staple:

    Gardner-Bender-MCS-20W-Snapshot-Multi-Cable/dp/B000FPAI3Y

    Can this hold four NM or...
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    Exactly, that was the goal for having an elegant...

    Exactly, that was the goal for having an elegant solution. Drill one hole in the floor to get to crawl space from the main panel. Run one 50' cable (easy to mount to each joist) through that hole to...
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    The reason very clearly seen from the picture:...

    The reason very clearly seen from the picture: the bundle is tire-wrapped very tight, plus it runs through the insulation, not enough cooling, air circulation, wires even changed color from overheat....
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    Thanks everyone for clarifying, I got the point....

    Thanks everyone for clarifying, I got the point. Even thought it would be possible to comply with the NEC and make it as jwelectric pointed, but I would have to agree, it would look clutch/not clear....
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    Well, looks like that is very critical issue and...

    Well, looks like that is very critical issue and I will need to comply with the Code.
    Thanks for your advise, will think about adding adjacent panel and run a number of cables down to the crawl....
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    Yes, on the ceiling's joist. The crawl is kind of...

    Yes, on the ceiling's joist. The crawl is kind of lower ceiling height basement, can I?
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    Subpanel location, mounting on the joist

    I want to add a 60A subpanel, 4 spaces, 8 circuits, fill be fed by a cable running from the main panel to the crawl space. This will provide the slots for circuit breakers to power light fixtures,...
  12. It was not called on older breakers, only...

    It was not called on older breakers, only recently Siemens tarted putting this stuff in.
    Was not it needed, not called before, does it has to be addd on previosuly bought breakers???
  13. jwelectric, yes we are getting the idea. But let...

    jwelectric, yes we are getting the idea. But let me ask your opinion, it is a kind of paste in the slots of breakers put by manufacturer. Most likely it is not only in case the breaker installed in...
  14. I was reading a discription on the web for other...

    I was reading a discription on the web for other similar product which has the same component in it - Zinc:
    "IDEAL Noalox Anti-Oxidant"
    It has "Suspended zinc particles penetrate and cut aluminum...
  15. Homeownerinburb, thanks so much, will pick up 4oz...

    Homeownerinburb, thanks so much, will pick up 4oz tube at local Lowe's:
    http://www.lowes.com/pd_24280-1781-OX-400_0__?productId=4558224&Ntt=ox-gard&pl=1&currentURL=%3FNtt%3Dox-gard&facetInfo=
  16. That is a perfect advise. Can you please provide...

    That is a perfect advise. Can you please provide a link to places on the web to get that grease/paste. I have no idea how it looks like.
    Homeownerinburb, where ae you getting that tube of the stuff?...
  17. is the volatge drop on theat smallest wire...

    is the volatge drop on theat smallest wire distance (pole to meter) is most improtant, or the wwhole voltage drop on all transmition line and only final voltage as lowest line at the meter is most...
  18. One thing still worries my is that my calculated...

    One thing still worries my is that my calculated long term load is approx. 150A, not including short time loads for 1-5 min., such microwave, weel pump, toaster, garage door opener and etc.. The...
  19. Wet_Boots, thanks, now I got it. Will use bare...

    Wet_Boots, thanks, now I got it. Will use bare copper. Always need to think out of box, I keep forgetting.......
  20. Very simple, tha panel is in the basement, on the...

    Very simple, tha panel is in the basement, on the wall, where right below the panel (9" space) is a concrete wall down to the floor. It is not enough space, vertically between the concrete wall and...
  21. jwelectric, thanks for your comments. Can you...

    jwelectric, thanks for your comments. Can you clarify why adding EGC would require 1 inch FMC (in my case I am seeking FMC for mounting simplicuty aand compactness).
    My all four wires are the 4...
  22. DonL, your expectations are right. I am planning...

    DonL, your expectations are right. I am planning to upgrade the main panel from 100A to 150A, adding subpanel to increase an ammount of avalable circuit breakers.
    Need extra capacity for additional...
  23. Thanks for all your advises. Re garding "enough...

    Thanks for all your advises.
    Re garding "enough room for a 1" conduit, but enough for two 3/4" ones? Does not sound logical".
    Very simple, subpanel mounted next to main panel, to make a metal...
  24. Wires from Main panael to Subpanel in two separate raceways?

    I want to ad a 80A subpanel, located right to main panel, not enough room for required 1" metal conduit to run four 4 AWG (L1, L2, N, GND) THHN wires in it.
    Can I run two 3/4" conduits that each...
  25. Thanks jadnashua, will follow your advice.

    Thanks jadnashua, will follow your advice.
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