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Okay, I'm looking at buying a simple appliance from Eastern

Okay, I'm looking at buying a simple appliance from Eastern Europe. It's a samovar and basically it is a large brass pot with a heating element that boils water. It has a detachable power-cord wired for 220v (two-prong female that plugs into appliance, two-prong male designed to go into electrical outlet). My question is, how difficult would this be to re-wire for standard US 110v?

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Kevin

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I am located in California. I purschsed a water mister on

I am located in California. I purschsed a water mister on Ebay from china. I need help figuring out where to plug the power cord based on very limited info

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Kevin

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I have an electrical stove top that was manufactured in

I have an electrical stove top that was manufactured in China and need to know if it can be used in the US. The specifications list it as 220volt/50 hertz with 6,200 watt power consumption. It also has a 3 wire power cord (yellow, brown, blue) attached to the stove with no plug.

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Kevin

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Am I able to use my dryer outlet to power my RV? The RV has

Am I able to use my dryer outlet to power my RV? The RV has a 3 prong power cord that I currently have a regular 110v outlet adaptor for and plug into the garage outlet. This allows me to use the lights and outlets in the RV but trips when I try to use the AC or heat. I'm guessing because the max amp for the outlet is 20 and it already has a few things from the garage on that line. The dryer outlet is 220v with a higher amp. Is there a way to use the higher amp to power the RV?

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Mike G.

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OK I HAEV A HARBOR FREIGHT BAND SAW THAT NEEDS TO BE HOOKED

OK I HAEV A HARBOR FREIGHT BAND SAW THAT NEEDS TO BE HOOKED UP TO 30 AMP POWER IT HAS 4 WIRES FROM A SWITCH TO WATER PUMP AND SWITCH TO MOTOR WIRES BLACK,WHITE RED GREEN COMING OUT OF THE SMITH AND JONES MOTOR i HAVE A P1 T1 T8 T4 T5 AND OF COURSE MY POWER CORD HAS BLACK WHITE GREEN.. HELPJA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?Customer: IT WORKED FINE UNTIL THE CORDS CAME UNDONE NOWE I CANNOT FIGURE OUT HOW TO PUT THEM BACKJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YESJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: NO

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Sam Irvin

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My fridge is tripping the GFCI in my garage, 106.9612611,

my fridge is tripping the GFCI in my garageJA: What's the make and model of the fridge? And can you guesstimate how old is it?Customer:(###) ###-####JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: that would be my preference, i used this website a few years ago to install a water pump in my other fridgeJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: it is an old fridge that worked prefectely at my parents house. they did not have GFCI outlets in their garage it ran for about 8 hours yesterday before tripping them. no it trips them as soon as I plug it in. the outlets work fine with my newer frdige

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Kevin

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Diploma

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I'm looking to start a small bitcoin farm i will be using

i'm looking to start a small bitcoin farm i will be using the antminer s7 12 of them they use 1293 watts each. what power hook up do i need in and out the house? like breaker box and wall outlet.

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Kevin

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Brand-new house, have a 20-A GFCI circuit in which the GFCI

Brand-new house, have a 20-A GFCI circuit in which the GFCI will go bad within a few weeks. I have replaced it now 3 times.JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: for about 6 monthsJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: I am a master electrician, although not a residential electrician. so, yes I will do it myself.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: no

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Kevin

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I am installing an LG dryer (DLEX3570) and attempting to

I am installing an LG dryer (DLEX3570) and attempting to attach the dryer cord. I picked up a GE universal 4-prong cord that will work with my outlet. The cord says that it is rated for 125/250 volts but the manual for the dryer says that it requires a 240v power cord. Is the universal power cord compatible with the dryer?

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Kevin

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Diploma

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