Now that we are all dried in on the outside, it is time to re-focus on the electrical. I should start with the fact that I am not and have never been a licensed electrician and do not claim to be. I do have a licenced electrical contractor that will oversee and assist where needed on the entire electrical portion of the cabin.
After a spending a lot of time on paper trying to organize the what goes where and how am I going to get there, it was time to start on the power. My electician took care getting electical to the outside of the building with a 50 amp box to receive power from the 50 amp RV cord that I purchased via Poulsbo RV. The RV cord came with a male end on one end and open wires on the other so that a male end could go on that end as well. I wanted a cord that plugs in on both ends so that it could be remove and stored as necessary.
I should have installed this box before the siding went on, but it will be on the back side of the building and out of sight. I did use a polyurathane sealer to seal the unit from moisture and then bolted it through the siding and plywood with carriage bolts. The box, when closed, has a place for a lock to secure the cord while it is plugged in.
On the inside, the electrian ran the wire to the panel so that I could tap into it with the four circuits that I planned on using.
From there, I was able to tap into the four cuircits that are all protected with 20 amp breakers. I plugged into the house with an addapter so that the entire system can be tested and I could turn on some lights and work a little later on the inside.
I did try several times to upload a video tour and I not sure why it is not working. I will keep trying.
I put in 15 hours in the last two days. (173 total man hours to date.)