Sun 23 Nov, 2014 11:29 pm - I know the color doesn't affect function, was just wondering if the new breakers fit into the old panel.
But, thanks for the tip on FPE Stab-Lok problems. I assume 2014-made Stab-Loks are... (view)
Sat 22 Nov, 2014 09:54 am - My home has a Federal Pioneer (FPE) panel from the 1980s with dark brown Stab Lok breakers. Modern Stab Loks are light grey with colored handles. Can I add modern breakers to this panel, or must... (view)
Sat 15 Nov, 2014 12:22 pm - Or this http://www.buildmyowncabin.com/electrical/4-way-switch-wiring.gif
If you are connecting two independent circuits, obviously you will have to remove the hot (power) from one end before... (view)
Sat 15 Nov, 2014 12:12 pm - Yeah I'm confused too. In my jurisdiction, 220/240 wiring onto two pole 20a breakers requires a 12 gauge three-wire (black/red/white) plus bare ground wire running from panel to device. You... (view)
Sat 15 Nov, 2014 11:58 am - Got my own answer. If the circuit is disconnected from the breaker at the panel and the wires snipped or coiled outside the panel box, then the wires at the plug/light end can also be snipped and... (view)
Fri 7 Nov, 2014 06:01 pm - I'm renovating my home and will have to abandon some circuits and wiring. But I'm not able to access all of the wiring to be abandoned. Can I just detach them at the panel and snip them... (view)