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    Check with your AHJ. Here they will allow it if...

    Check with your AHJ. Here they will allow it if the home is on a permanent foundation. I'm talking about a "double wide" or mfg home.
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    At the panel you probably could go as high as a...

    At the panel you probably could go as high as a #8 on a 20A breaker. Get a butt splice with set screws or a Polaris connector and splice the larger wire on. That short of a piece you could even just...
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    I don't think the inspector has grounds (pun not...

    I don't think the inspector has grounds (pun not intended) to fail it. Yes the instructions say to cut it flush but also say that it can be terminated in the box. I agree though that it would be...
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    I have wired stoves/ranges in garages, basements,...

    I have wired stoves/ranges in garages, basements, out buildings, most of which were for canning purposes. Nothing wrong with it, wire it for the customer, collect money, come back later for...
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    Might be Wagos!:p

    Might be Wagos!:p
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    I agree with the DW needing GFCI but disagree...

    I agree with the DW needing GFCI but disagree with your statement on where the outlet is. The connection box is part of the utilization equipment and goes against the very definition of "outlet" that...
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    I don't make a habit of it or even look forward...

    I don't make a habit of it or even look forward to it, but I have challenged inspectors before. However, it's usually more of a "black and white" type thing. I have to be sure I am correct (or at...
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    Is this your personal home or a project you are...

    Is this your personal home or a project you are working on for work?
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    I believe the OP tried to reply and hit the...

    I believe the OP tried to reply and hit the "report post" button. Here is his reply.
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    I had a disagreement with an inspector once over...

    I had a disagreement with an inspector once over this. I was being paid for a specific scope of work while the house was also being remodeled. There was some abandoned NM left in the wall and attic....
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    So, still a lost neutral if no continuity back to...

    So, still a lost neutral if no continuity back to the panel.
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    If the neutral is connected at the panel (bus bar...

    If the neutral is connected at the panel (bus bar containing the main neutral/grounded) you would have a direct short if the neutral and hot were connected. OP may have another problem instead of a...
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    The Sage's English Dictionary and Thesaurus

    The Sage's English Dictionary and Thesaurus
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    You're the only person I know that calls it "SI"...

    You're the only person I know that calls it "SI" so please tell me/us what does "SI" stand for?
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    You can't get 0 phase to phase if you're getting...

    You can't get 0 phase to phase if you're getting 120V hot/phase to ground (EGC). If you had lost one leg, you would at least get 120V phase to phase when checking. Sounds like you just need to find...
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    Before you dismiss that the exhaust must remain...

    Before you dismiss that the exhaust must remain on you should contact the AHJ (or Fire Marshal in my case) to see what's required in your area. They can also tell you what else needs to happen such...
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    IFLDR Isolated Fault Loop Detection,...

    IFLDR
    Isolated Fault Loop Detection, Reconfiguration

    Best I can come up with from the website!
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    The OP's question was can you use the #2-3 NM for...

    The OP's question was can you use the #2-3 NM for a 125A subpanel.
    I see no problem with feeding a 125A subpanel with #2-3 NM as long as the breaker feeding it is sized properly. The 125A sub could...
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    If you go this route wouldn't you need to pull in...

    If you go this route wouldn't you need to pull in an EGC to the original panel if making it a subpanel?
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    Can you answer this/these questions?

    Can you answer this/these questions?
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    There is an exception for dwellings to have a...

    There is an exception for dwellings to have a second disconnect at another building on the property without have them grouped. The conductors to the remote building are considered SE conductors and...
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    Do you install this bracket during the rough? If...

    Do you install this bracket during the rough?
    If so, how do you know where to put it?
    I usually just leave an NM whip in the wall covered with drywall, then when doing the finish I cut out the...
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    This is funny/strange as I just had a similar...

    This is funny/strange as I just had a similar install a few months back. Lady wanted a ceiling fan on the joists of the lower level. Both the contractor and I tried to talk her out of it but she was...
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    I wire them that way because it's required that...

    I wire them that way because it's required that the make up air go off during an alarm/fire but the exhaust must stay on.
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    See post #7

    See post #7
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