B0balagurak: What should I do if I already have a 20 amp breaker in the electrical box
to power a 60 gallon compressor?
Duane Sather: Why did he mount the outlet so crooked? Sloppy!
dannyjaar: here is running my pc on 230 AC volts main
Sinaloa AirJordan: This is so confusing
satajet883: @Rasd4Metta He's getting there lol.
jamesfreddys: Young frankenstein. Color change paint on the ford? That'd be cool.
satajet883: LOL, I went to Ireland once and noticed how different the wiring was.
Higher voltage and much smaller wire. Really must save on copper. Didn't
realize that down under uses the European model.
G Pierce: I will certainly be saving this for reference. I am preparing to wire a new
air compressor for a 240v application.
cigarcaptain: I am so thankful that you had time to send such a quick respose. Just a
couple questions, I am not familiar with the terminology. so is #12 a cable
with 3 wires or four wires. Is this called 12-2? I just want to sound like
I know what I am talking about when I go to buy this stuff. I have been
around construction for years but never messed with electrics. I am not
completly stupid but after wachting the vid you made I think I can do this.
Thank you so much, Joe
photosbychristensen: Look it build bob lol.To body work and auto paint.Know electrion.Better
watch it some one will hire you as a home remolder.Let see 50.00 a hour and
plus parts he ows you 3 24 pack of beer lol
satajet883: @kike3691 Cool!
satajet883: @Thomas1233385 Extra air hose is much cheaper than the cord you would need
to move the compressor around. The longer the cord the bigger gauge the
cable has to be due to voltage drop.
cigarcaptain: Love this video, remembered you had put this up. I have to run the exact
same outlet to my garage. It is 50' away. So I will be buying 65 to' 75'. I
am connecting a knife heat treat oven. I make knives. Oven is brand new, 15
amp and has the same 240 volt plug you put in for your buddy. I just dont
know what wire to use, it will have to be buried. I know you are busy but
if you get the chance please let me now what type of wire to get. thanks
for the videos Cigar Captain.
thederrick1966: one thing i will never mess with house electricity f that thats why i am
glad i have electricians in the family
Thomas1233385: Nice video man, i still need to re wire up my second workshop addition for
some extra 120 plugs and atleast 1-2 220/240 outlets for my new air
compressor and welder.. Of course i am already starting on my third
workshop addition of another 25ft long by 12ft wide for my motorcycle
building area. Never ends hahaha
satajet883: @Procrastinatorgarage lol, don't zap yourself. t's not fun.
Thomas1233385: Hi satajet883, any recomendations on what size air compressor would be good
for a home based workshop. I was thinking a true 5hp unit with atleast a
20gallon tank run on 220volt plug would be good to run autobody airtools
etc. I have my small 2.5 horsepower air compressor with only a 15 gallon
tank and the manual says it has 4.2cfm@90 psi fairly wimpy to run most air
HappyScrappy47: Couple things as you know I like to joke! I have completely wired numerous
hot rods and buggies and know nothing about home wireing. I remember being
young, dumb and full of cum and the stereo cost more then the car...lol..
satajet883: @mustie1 Those things are for sure.
satajet883: @Thomas1233385 Something like my friends compressor at a minimum. Mine is
smaller and a 120v. 220v is more efficient. So what you are thinking will
get you there. At a minimum.
ricerust: @thederrick1966 this stuff is e z. jus make sure the all the power is shut
of at the main panel. u can buy the book on home electrical at lowes or
home depot, e z
ricerust: @jamesfreddys hmm i thought thats wat it was called, chameleon, no i dont
Rasd4Metta: Vary nice wiring job Rich! Looks like your friend might have to upgrade his
panel to a bigger one soon lol Wow they are pretty noisy lol
satajet883: @photosbychristensen Sounds good lol.
Thomas1233385: Do you think my little 2.5 horsepower air compressor with 15 gallon tank
and is rated for 4.2 cfm@90psi would be able to run a paint gun okay, i
think it could run a air cutt off wheel 3" disk size. But not any air
sanders because to low on cfm ratings.
satajet883: @Velvethamma Thanks. It's not that bad once you learn what you can touch
and what you shouldn't.lol
Thomas1233385: What kind of air compressor is your friends that you wired his shop for,
what horsepwoer and cfm ratings etc. Thanks man for all the info.
Thomas1233385: Not sure, but i would like it portable so i can use it around my property
with extension cord. I just want a good quality air compresor that will run
autobody air tools and paint guns with not any major hassles. I will
eventually buy a huge one for the workshops but for now i need it portable,
i figure a good solid 5 hp machine that can handle the cfm i need for
airtools. Got any brands of air compressors that are not massively
expensive and worth the money.
JohnCarey1963Jag .: Nice electrical DIY, my only snide comment is the junction box for the
outlet is crooked, ;-P
cecil6711: Teriffic video on a much needed upgrade. I also black tape my white
conductor at both ends so no one confuses it for 120 volt.
satajet883: @306foxbody Thanks!
Shut Yer Face Garage: I'll be tuning in for the Candy Paint job on the Escort! lol.. Good stuff
ricerust: oiless compressor? not good . or is it? i did hav one but not for long it
got stolen. like u said it was loud
Adam Ahmed: The first number is the wire gauge, or thickness. Lower numbers are
thicker. The second number is the number of insulated wires in the cable,
not counting the bare ground wire. 12-2 is 12 gauge with black, white, and
ground wires. 10-3 is 10 gauge with black, red, white, and ground
conductors. There's also 12-2-2 that has two neutrals.
satajet883: @JohnCarey1963Jag Ha ha, good eye. Gave that a little twist at the end to
straighten it out.
Dominic scott: baby loud compressor noisy for its size i have a giant fiac airblock 20 and
that is quieter than that SCREW COMPRESSORS RULE
satajet883: @Thomas1233385 I don't think it would handle much more than a fender.
Procrastinatorgarage .: Thanks for the info. We are doing this at my shop soon so I will try and
hit record so everyone can see me get zapped.
jamesfreddys: @satajet883 I'm sorry I forgot you PPG guys call it Chameleon Paint not
color change, what do you think?
306foxbody: nice job man
Tera Volt: Geez American electric systems are quite different from European systems. I
understand how you use split-phase to get 230V from 115V but colours,
plugs, breakers, RCDs (GFIs), breaker boxes, the works are completely
different! Down under in oz we mostly follow European practice so I can
understand eg UKs standards easily enough but this is weird.
satajet883: @cecil6711 Thanks. That is always a good idea.
NewRiverRepair: Good job now your buddy is dangerous! Thanks for the video.
satajet883: @NewRiverRepair Thanks. lol
satajet883: @HappyScrappy47 Me too lol.
satajet883: @thederrick1966 That always helps. lol
satajet883: @justhawgin Haha I haven't heard that in a while either.
satajet883: @jamesfreddys This one seems worth the effort. The Neon had too much wrong
with it to bother lol.
Velvethamma: Great info for anyone who needs to wire up a 220/240v plug for a compressor
or welder etc. A lot of people who are mechanically inclined are still
unsure of how to wire their outlets. Nice work.
overholser31233: Only problem I see is that garage outlets need to be at least 18 in off the
ground to avoid gas vapors
Installing a 240v plug for an air compressor.4.7
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