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    IG systems are a design issue so there really...

    IG systems are a design issue so there really isn't any guidance from the NEC because it doesn't really care how they're installed as long as they don't violate the "normal" EGC requirements.

    As...
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    Again we're talking about a guideline of cu inch...

    Again we're talking about a guideline of cu inch minimum. There's nothing that says a maximum single conductor length. So if one used the 2.25 cu inches for #12 AWG conductors they still could have...
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    I've seen this done many times on 200 amp...

    I've seen this done many times on 200 amp services but actually it is not permitted due to the listings of the components being used together.
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    We might be splitting hairs but as noted in your...

    We might be splitting hairs but as noted in your post the 6" PSE&G requirement is for the entry into the dwelling. IMO the local electrical inspector would determine if the cable were subject to...
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    You might be correct but I can't see in that...

    You might be correct but I can't see in that photo that the entrance into the house is less than 6" above grade.
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    In NJ that SE cable would be fine. PSE&G usually...

    In NJ that SE cable would be fine. PSE&G usually want 3' of separation from the gas and electrical meter.
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    This is a good question but I wonder why does it...

    This is a good question but I wonder why does it really matter? The code needs to establish some sort of guidance so that the boxes aren't overfilled to a point where the installation can damage the...
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    Sounds silly to me, what kind of cable are you...

    Sounds silly to me, what kind of cable are you using for the drops?
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    I agree, in almost every scenario SE cable is an...

    I agree, in almost every scenario SE cable is an LB conduit body is a violation.
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    Although worded slightly differently they are the...

    Although worded slightly differently they are the same. If you have a major portion of the load that is non-linear, (more than 50%) then it counts as a CCC.
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    It could be require in residential installations...

    It could be require in residential installations if you wanted to only bury your wiring method 12".
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    Something like this substituting a dryer for the...

    Something like this substituting a dryer for the transformer.

    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-xlntH8w1jzM/TlECMfy-IXI/AAAAAAAAJHg/m00dw-od_Mg/w303-h785-no/Disconnect%2BOVer%2BTransformer2.jpg
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    The panel in the closet is OK but the dryer in...

    The panel in the closet is OK but the dryer in front of it is the problem because it's in the required working space.
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    I agree especially with #14 or #12 conductors. ...

    I agree especially with #14 or #12 conductors. With stranded conductors I wouldn't hesitate to fill them up.
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    Nice job but that looks like quite a bit of wire...

    Nice job but that looks like quite a bit of wire in a small box unless those boxes are 3.5" deep.
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    We use corded portable band saws everyday in...

    We use corded portable band saws everyday in various brands (Porter Cable, Milwaukee or Dewalt) and I prefer the Dewalt hands down over the other two brands for it's speed accuracy and most...
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    As Dennis states your separate structure will...

    As Dennis states your separate structure will require a grounding electrode system (GES). If you have 20' of 1/2" or larger rebar in the footing that would qualify as an electrode and must be used...
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    There's millions of feet of black pipe in NYC...

    There's millions of feet of black pipe in NYC used as electrical conduit much of it embedded in pour concrete decks. A simple thread-less fitting for RMC should work as Dennis suggested.
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    In general I believe that these fittings are...

    In general I believe that these fittings are limited only by the number of conductors permitted in the raceway they're attached to when the conductors are #6 and smaller.
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    No such section in the 2011 or 2014.

    No such section in the 2011 or 2014.
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    IMO you could install 10-#12 THHN in it with 1/2"...

    IMO you could install 10-#12 THHN in it with 1/2" EMT following 314.16(C)(3).
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    So if it's one peninsula wouldn't it then require...

    So if it's one peninsula wouldn't it then require only one receptacle to serve the countertop surface?
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    What you need is a grounding electrode system...

    What you need is a grounding electrode system (GES). Since there are no electrodes present on the site you need to create your own GES. As mentioned this could be a simple as two 8' ground rods,...
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    Can a peninsula be two different heights and...

    Can a peninsula be two different heights and still be considered one peninsula?
  25. I agree, the horizontal limit component is a...

    I agree, the horizontal limit component is a required element of the discussion otherwise even power wires out on the pole in the front of the house would be part of the equation.
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