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    That is why I don't like going deeper than 24"....

    That is why I don't like going deeper than 24". The deeper you go the harder the conduit is to find even if you do a locate.
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    You need 18" of cover so that means a 20" deep...

    You need 18" of cover so that means a 20" deep trench anyway, I always tell the ditch digger 24" so that I'm sure I'm deep enough. There is nothing gained by going deeper and schd 40 underground is...
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    Good point. I'll amend my comment and say the...

    Good point. I'll amend my comment and say the whole thing is unenforceable.
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    I would say yes although I don't know how...

    I would say yes although I don't know how enforceable this is going to be.
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    Duplicate

    Duplicate
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    Sounds like you might have popped a rib head out...

    Sounds like you might have popped a rib head out of its socket. Been there done that.
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    That is ridiculous. There is no evidence that any...

    That is ridiculous. There is no evidence that any of what you are saying happened and even if it did there would not have been sparks shooting out of the end bell.
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    The code says if I want to install MC cable...

    The code says if I want to install MC cable closer than 1 1/4 from the face of a stud I have to protect it with a 1/16th piece of metal, so I can put my MC inside of a piece of EMT or I can skip...
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    IF (big if) the motor was 200V and it got hit...

    IF (big if) the motor was 200V and it got hit with 240V that might make some smoke, it would be bad for the motor for sure. The op said fire, that is evidence of something worse going on.
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    So what does that mean? No tea kettles or cooking...

    So what does that mean? No tea kettles or cooking noodles on the stove? All cooking involving liquids has to be done over a flame or in the microwave?
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    And you would be 100% wrong about that.

    And you would be 100% wrong about that.
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    I'd say you are right and the guy you talked to...

    I'd say you are right and the guy you talked to is wrong.

    High leg has got nothing to do with it and the manufacturer is wrong about the voltage being too high unless you have a 200V motor.

    Is...
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    There is nothing in the code that makes this...

    There is nothing in the code that makes this install illegal.

    Why do you see it as a bad idea? I don't see where there is a problem.
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    Wye systems are more familiar and have the added...

    Wye systems are more familiar and have the added advantage of reducing the voltage to ground.
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    His handle says Mine electrician. I would not be...

    His handle says Mine electrician. I would not be surprised that those are their own transformers.
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    Correct, there is a difference between the...

    Correct, there is a difference between the strength needed to carry the load and the stiffness needed to keep the China cabinet from rattling whenever someone walks across the room.


    Even more...
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    Nothing in the NEC requires conduit for low...

    Nothing in the NEC requires conduit for low voltage wiring. There are parts of Illinois that require it for electrical wiring.
  18. After you price out those CH gfci breakers you...

    After you price out those CH gfci breakers you may well decide to use recepts.
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    There is no requirement for three way switches at...

    There is no requirement for three way switches at a stairwell, only that there be a switch at each level.
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    I think you meant if there is no egc.

    I think you meant if there is no egc.
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    Setting aside Dennis's exception for a moment,...

    Setting aside Dennis's exception for a moment, outdoor receptacles require GFCI protection. There is no requirement to GFCI protect outdoor equipment.
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    No way I would do this. He's an EE not a diety....

    No way I would do this. He's an EE not a diety. Tell him no, or tell his boss or somebody what is going on.
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    Depends on who you talk to, but I say they are...

    Depends on who you talk to, but I say they are permanent.
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    duplicate

    duplicate
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    That's a world we would all love to live in.

    That's a world we would all love to live in.
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