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  1. Thread: Estimating

    by macmikeman
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    http://www.bnibooks.com/shopexd.asp?id=6618

    http://www.bnibooks.com/shopexd.asp?id=6618
  2. This is a grand opportunity to show how well afci...

    This is a grand opportunity to show how well afci breakers work- put one in and try it out........
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    That is the case for Siemens but not Cuttler...

    That is the case for Siemens but not Cuttler Hammer BR type quads. The latter come with a common trip handle bar for the outside pair and a common trip handle bar for the inside two , giving you two...
  4. that is a good link. Thumbs up.

    that is a good link. Thumbs up.
  5. You won't have to do your apprenticeship over but...

    You won't have to do your apprenticeship over but you are going to have to verify your hours (notary) take the jman test again. Also there are new requirements that you must have some approved...
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    90.4 here is used to allow the use of arc fault...

    90.4 here is used to allow the use of arc fault protective receptacle outlets which are now locally available. We are on the 08.

    I don't see a thumbs up smiley to my right in the smiley pile...
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    I brought 90.4 in after another poster said that...

    I brought 90.4 in after another poster said that there was no codes to allow for that inspector to reject, and clearly there is.
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    Precisely why I believe 90.4 exists. It allows...

    Precisely why I believe 90.4 exists. It allows for ahj's to reject any materials they feel are unsuitable to the use intended. If the op's inspector feels that even though that device is allowed...
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    I wait to see how many decades will pass before I...

    I wait to see how many decades will pass before I am able to find a TR WP ARC FAULT GFI device on the shelves at my Home Depot since they are still selling more non tr devices than tr ones and don't...
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    As an electrician I am to follow code. If I...

    As an electrician I am to follow code. If I decided to just follow the ones I thought made some real sense then I would never put any so called arc protection devices into any jobs simply because I...
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    I haven't found anyplace local that stocks #1 SER...

    I haven't found anyplace local that stocks #1 SER cable , but I routinely do use #1/0 SER for subfeed from meter/main to panel nowadays. Honestly haven't paid any attention to the cost difference,...
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    And that is the thing. I did get a callback...

    And that is the thing. I did get a callback problem using 14 during a rewire on receptacles and the lady's floor cleaning equipment would actually overload a 15 amp breaker after running 4 or 5...
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    I don't even care if people make fun of me for...

    I don't even care if people make fun of me for doing it. I use #12 romex for receptacle outlets. All of them. Lights are 14 ga. The deal for me is- never get any callbacks, so there are other...
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    I put in at least 200 3 phase challenger tubs and...

    I put in at least 200 3 phase challenger tubs and a whole lot of the same brand loadcenters and not one has exploded so far. It's been more than twenty five years so thats a pretty good brand if you...
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    If he can be considered to be the AHJ for this...

    If he can be considered to be the AHJ for this then he can reject any materials he feels are not suitable for the installation based on NEC 90.4
  16. Need opinion- whole house fans- attic becomes a plenum?

    If I wire in a whole house fan for a customer , does all the romex wiring in the attic suddenly become a code violation due to the use of nm in air handling space? Thinking ahead so I can write a...
  17. I know you are going to be able to cite a code...

    I know you are going to be able to cite a code section for that, and while you are doing it, please take note of the part about interior connections must be made within 5 foot of where it enters the...
  18. I'm confused. So you are saying the purpose of...

    I'm confused. So you are saying the purpose of the GEC and the Grounding Electrode is not to ground the system, but to eliminate interior objectionable current? That is what the equipment grounding...
  19. Well I'm no inspector or famous Piperunner or...

    Well I'm no inspector or famous Piperunner or anything like that, but I can read a code book and the one I bought says 10 foot minimum in contact with soil water pipe in 250-52. Nothing in there...
  20. I bet your metallic water pipe is not as...

    I bet your metallic water pipe is not as impossible to access as you think. The 5 foot rule is clearly for interior connections. If you connect your gec to a qualifying metal water pipe on the...
  21. Poll: This thread makes me want to go watch some Ideal...

    This thread makes me want to go watch some Ideal 65 wire nuts catch fire.......
  22. I feel like I have suffered damages from just...

    I feel like I have suffered damages from just reading all this. No excuse Eaton. All your profits for the last ten yrs should be yanked away from all the headaches you have caused electricians in...
  23. Thread: Am I Crazy?

    by macmikeman
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    Take your golf clubs out and wrap them around a...

    Take your golf clubs out and wrap them around a tree trunk. You won't be needing them any more is why.
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    I've seen a few fiberglass ones over the years. ...

    I've seen a few fiberglass ones over the years. Normally when we run pvc laterals to a pole we run up the first 8' of the pole and use 2 hole straps to secure to the wood, but on those fiberglass...
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    I wanna have a good look at the company owner's...

    I wanna have a good look at the company owner's wife before I decide if it is cash or gifts.
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