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  1. That is why you remove the bond in the generator...

    That is why you remove the bond in the generator or switch the neutral.
  2. I'm not sure what you mean. There is no issue...

    I'm not sure what you mean. There is no issue with using NM. What do you mean by "Paralleling the 10s"?
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    All buildings are required to have an exterior...

    All buildings are required to have an exterior disconnect in my county. There have been few if any problems with vandals turning off power and a lock can be installed if there is.
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    Your mc connector is a tiny raceway that is...

    Your mc connector is a tiny raceway that is bonded to GEC because the case of the transformer is bonded. A full length metal raceway would be bonded the same way on the transformer end and would need...
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    You are correct gar, I was mis-remebering about...

    You are correct gar, I was mis-remebering about the third wire. I have only seen a few of the systems in use and have only worked on one of them, it's in an old apartment building here, usually just...
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    To me that new wording makes it sound like you do...

    To me that new wording makes it sound like you do need a bond bushing or special clamp of some sort.
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    Have you ever seen a GE RR relay set up. Kwired...

    Have you ever seen a GE RR relay set up. Kwired described them in an earlier post. You can control a light from one to three dozen locations with two wires at each switch.
  8. There is no electrical safety reason to switch...

    There is no electrical safety reason to switch the neutral for a back up generator. The only thing you gain is not tripping GFCI protection on a newer portable generator.
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    Without a latching relay you can't.

    Without a latching relay you can't.
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    Why? You can touch a light switch dripping wet...

    Why? You can touch a light switch dripping wet with no shoes on and there won't be any danger.
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    Someone goes to use the eyewash station. He's...

    Someone goes to use the eyewash station. He's covered in acid, freaking out, and then what? He grabs onto the light switch while the light switch is subjected to a steady stream of water, while the...
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    Key word being perceived. There my be an obscene...

    Key word being perceived. There my be an obscene level of self righteousness displayed by forcing someone to install the cover but there is no added safety,
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    There is no danger in having a light switch next...

    There is no danger in having a light switch next to an eyewash station so there is no reason to install a weatherproof cover.
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    A judge does in fact need a piece of law to...

    A judge does in fact need a piece of law to render a decision on, media hyped stories to the contrary, and anyone acting as an agent of the AHJ has no more right to make a decision outside of the NEC...
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    Make up your mind. That's one way to...

    Make up your mind.



    That's one way to describe it.
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    Arc fault detection doesn't kick in till 70 amps...

    Arc fault detection doesn't kick in till 70 amps or a freaky sign wave scares it into calling its big brother micro chip. Ground fault kicks in at 30 milli amps.
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    Electrons aren't like people, they don't care...

    Electrons aren't like people, they don't care what side of the tracks they are born on.
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    Climbing is not walking? So any building with...

    Climbing is not walking? So any building with stairs has no readily accessible items?

    Open a door? Is that the door into the building? the second door past the vestibule? the door into the...
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    You can use the ninety degree column for your...

    You can use the ninety degree column for your ampacity adjustments but the final number can't be greater than the seventy five degree column.
  20. Thread: Ground loop

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    How were those wires made up on the other end?

    How were those wires made up on the other end?
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    Electronics are AFCI trouble makers. Ever since...

    Electronics are AFCI trouble makers. Ever since the combination feeder/branch circuit type came out I have seen nuisance tripping.
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    Well there is the green text that says To the...

    Well there is the green text that says To the grounding electrode.
  23. I agree too. It's way to easy to be in favor of...

    I agree too. It's way to easy to be in favor of flying the flag. It is a whole lot harder to take full responsibility for doing it properly.
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    I was taught that the only true neutral was a wye...

    I was taught that the only true neutral was a wye or star connected three phase and to stop calling grounded conductors neutral conductors, so I agree with III being the correct answer. Then the NEC...
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    '14 code required GFCI's for dishwashers. ...

    '14 code required GFCI's for dishwashers. General Electric had too many of their cheap appliances catch fire.
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