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Pool Timer #113159
03/13/02 05:48 PM
03/13/02 05:48 PM
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The timeclock is feed with 6/2 WG connected to a 60 A 2 pole. It supplies three motors 1-2HP 1-11/2HP 1- 1/2HP for the swimming pool. Each motor is connected with 12/2 WG-NMB. Pool man's tap rules I guess.The location of the timer is in the 1000SQFT plus pool house. The property is conservatively 600 thousand dollars. The pool light had never been connected but was wired with no GFCI or bonding. Picture of CT cabinet on the pool deck is a coming attraction if it doesn't make the coroners photos before mine.

WATTHEAD

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Re: Pool Timer #113160
03/13/02 07:22 PM
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It looks like a weatherproof timer is in order! Good thing you caught this before something bad happened!


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Re: Pool Timer #113161
03/13/02 10:12 PM
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Sorry about the spelling it should have been feeded with a 6/2WG It is feed fed feeded isn't it?

Re: Pool Timer #113162
03/14/02 09:57 PM
03/14/02 09:57 PM
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You must be kidding!!
This timer shouldn't be connected to a 60A circuit.
Wake up and address some of the problems here!!

Re: Pool Timer #113163
03/15/02 06:48 PM
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The picture is only to show what you run into on a daily basis in an area that has inspectors on the payroll and regularly takes permit money from me. The timer and associated wiring were junked, and a panel was mounted with individual 20 amp breakers for each motor. I will try to post a picture so you guys can gig me on the installation.
watthead

Re: Pool Timer #113164
03/15/02 09:15 PM
03/15/02 09:15 PM
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Watthead,

Looking at this picture I can almost taste the pool chemicals.

Yuucckkk!
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Re: Pool Timer #113165
03/19/02 09:42 PM
03/19/02 09:42 PM
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Honest, if you post a "better than" pic, I'll be a happy guy.
There are so many violations here that I was left nearly speechless. An uncommon thing for a big mouth like me [Linked Image]

Re: Pool Timer #113166
03/22/02 06:59 PM
03/22/02 06:59 PM
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Ripped out pool timer and replaced with a panel, a new timer, and some X-10 switches so the owner can turn on the jets to the spa without having to touch the switch after he has been in the pool or spa. (remote control transmitter only has a 3.2v battery) I have nightmares about a soaked swimmer operating a non-gfci switch.

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Recessed panel and timer because Bill was right on the money about the pool chemicals that were eating up the previous timer switches etc. PVC conduit run around wall with carflex drops to motors. O.K. gentelmen fire at will.

watthead

Re: Pool Timer #113167
03/22/02 08:14 PM
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hmm, mighty clever with the X-10's there... [Linked Image]

Re: Pool Timer #113168
03/23/02 08:38 AM
03/23/02 08:38 AM
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Very Nice!! [Linked Image]

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