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    I'd been calling them box-to-box connectors or...

    I'd been calling them box-to-box connectors or box-to-box nipples.
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    Since the wire is in the same damp basement, I...

    Since the wire is in the same damp basement, I was thinking no romex, maybe SS conduit?
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    :roll:I don't think that's in the code book, but...

    :roll:I don't think that's in the code book, but I don't know where in the code book it isn't.
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    When drilling studs don't let off switch between...

    When drilling studs don't let off switch between holes, I don't know why but keeping drill running makes me go faster.

    If you are short (I'm 5'5"), hire a tall helper. If you are heavy, hire a...
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    Rule 1: Run whenever you hear "it doesn't matter...

    Rule 1: Run whenever you hear "it doesn't matter what it cost" because the translation is "I'm don't care about costs as I am not going to pay you in the end"

    Rule 2: Be leery when taking over a...
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    Is that legal?

    Is that legal?
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    3 per day? Most jurisdictions seem to still...

    3 per day?

    Most jurisdictions seem to still accept NM in crawl space.
  8. This situation is not very unusual, poor planning...

    This situation is not very unusual, poor planning and poor coordination between trades but not shoddy work.

    The separation of pipes and wires in the wall is the very last thing that we are worried...
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    Only way they would not be parrellel would be if...

    Only way they would not be parrellel would be if grounds were hooked to separate clamps? And the ground rod itself would not add much resistance unless clamps were on opposite ends of rod?

    Or are...
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    I don't understand why customer is arguing price...

    I don't understand why customer is arguing price after job was done, didn't they know up front what it was going to cost? This has only happened to me a few times, more often caused by me not being...
  11. Well its like anything else, 10% of anything is...

    Well its like anything else, 10% of anything is crap (in fact probably more than 10%).

    So switching to commercial is not a miracle cure.

    However there are differences, I liked commercial...
  12. You forgot to mention the free coffee and donuts

    You forgot to mention the free coffee and donuts
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    Yes. Also: If one leg is dead for whatever...

    Yes.

    Also: If one leg is dead for whatever reason, may be voltage from a water heater or other load connected to both legs.

    Of course there would be other symptons as well, for example water...
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    I think the point is that 2 GFCI breakers w/...

    I think the point is that 2 GFCI breakers w/ handle tie may not work on multiwire circuit, if the 2 hots are sharing a neutral, how could it work?
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    What?

    What?
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    electric cars

    This thread is about Watt?
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    And it will tell you on the handle how many trips...

    And it will tell you on the handle how many trips it's good for--for example, "20";)
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    Why is fixture on GFCI?

    Why is fixture on GFCI?
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    Through-the-wall, or 2 sided

    Through-the-wall, or 2 sided
  20. Thread: Log house

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    Last log house I wired had wide gap between logs,...

    Last log house I wired had wide gap between logs, probably 4". Galvanized sheet metal strips fit chanells top and bottom, rubbery chinking material troweled on metal.

    We used snapin boxes but it...
  21. My Rigid pipe cutter comes with 2 rollers and one...

    My Rigid pipe cutter comes with 2 rollers and one cutting wheel, but they mount the same way. I bought 2 extra cutting wheels that I take out the rollers and replace with cutters when working in...
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    Yes, but "all the current" should be limited by...

    Yes, but "all the current" should be limited by circuit breaker no matter how many downstream receptacles run thru 1st receptacle. So a 15 amp duplex with 20 amp feedthrough should carry all the...
  23. Probably only helpful answers would come from...

    Probably only helpful answers would come from electricians in Orlando area.
  24. Where ¿

    Where
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    Ask him why

    Ask him why
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