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    The biggest problem is if this guest house if fed...

    The biggest problem is if this guest house if fed from a different service you might have a problem with parallel neutral currents on the cable shield if so then pick up a 75 ohm isolator which is...
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    I would run RG-11 and not worry about it, with...

    I would run RG-11 and not worry about it, with miles of runs between boost amplifiers out on the pole 300' would not be a problem unless your trying to get out of digging the trench?

    I do not know...
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    A 3-pole shunt trip will take up 4 spaces, just...

    A 3-pole shunt trip will take up 4 spaces, just make sure you get a shunt trip that has a 120 volt coil or you will need a transformer for the voltage of the shunt coil.

    It really doesn't matter...
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    Just a quick note, I notice everyone has been...

    Just a quick note, I notice everyone has been calling this a service panel, and or supply side connection but the OP in post one clearly stated it is being fed from a meter main combo which means the...
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    Probably cut it short and cap of tape it off so...

    Probably cut it short and cap of tape it off so if it does ever fault inside of the conduit to a ungrounded conductor it wouldn't be a pathway for the fault current, at least I would sleep well doing...
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    314.16(B)(1) does not require you to count any...

    314.16(B)(1) does not require you to count any conductor that originates in a box and doesn't leave the box, so pigtail away.
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    I agree when you have old warn out receptacles or...

    I agree when you have old warn out receptacles or cord plugs, but I have found burnt screws with new installs and the cord plug or the receptacle contacts intact with no heat damage at all, some...
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    I think 440.8 might have something to add to this...

    I think 440.8 might have something to add to this especially where it points to 430.112 exceptions?

    But I'm not sure if I'm interpreting it right???
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    Yep it was on the next page in my 2011 PDF, I...

    Yep it was on the next page in my 2011 PDF, I would believe that as large as this unit is, I would expect that it would only be worked on by qualified persons IMHO



    As Bob pointed out with this...
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    Also you can break these large services down into...

    Also you can break these large services down into smaller mains (up to 6) to avoid the GFP requirement, the last one I did was a 1600 amp service and we set 4-400amp disconnects right after the CT...
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    I would believe that the exception to...

    I would believe that the exception to 430.102(B)(2) would allow what the OP wants if it can be locked open:
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    Ok I got my dunce hat off now, yes it would be...

    Ok I got my dunce hat off now, yes it would be kind of dumb to require a GFP if the GFP wouldn't see the fault current:ashamed:

    I don't know what I was thinking.

    I don't agree that the...
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    The reason the NEC wants the correct size EGC if...

    The reason the NEC wants the correct size EGC if one is provided with a conduit is if a fault ever happen some where inside of the raceway between a ungrounded and the EGC it will still open the...
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    I see what your saying and have always thought...

    I see what your saying and have always thought that a GFP was still required for ungrounded and high resistance systems because you still have the potential to cause failures in the grounding...
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    In Indiana, the state treats industrial...

    In Indiana, the state treats industrial facilities as their own self governing self controlling unit, they figure that the liabilities, insurance and OSHA will keep them in check for the most part,...
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    To understand the reason for the GF protection of...

    To understand the reason for the GF protection of conductors on services or feeders of 1K amps or above is to understand the reason behind it.

    There is a limit to the amount of current that...
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    If you have ever priced a set of Rigid dies and...

    If you have ever priced a set of Rigid dies and knowing that on average will get about 2/3rds less threaded ends before the dies are too dull or have broken teeth when not using any cutting fluid...
  18. Google Kirchoff's laws of a series circuit...

    Google Kirchoff's laws of a series circuit.

    For any circuit to function you must have a complete circuit path to and from the source, if the load pulls 5 amps then you will have 5 amps to the load...
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    Lower then rated voltage or voltage drop is not a...

    Lower then rated voltage or voltage drop is not a good thing for most single phase AC motors (Asynchronous), voltage drop increases slip which cause the motor to take longer to reach full sync speed...
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    All I can say about the contactors is these are...

    All I can say about the contactors is these are not a good design for a motor control system, from your post 3 it sounds like you temped them from a regular service panel so you should have enough...
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    That's the best way to be, Forget about the...

    That's the best way to be, Forget about the liability I would not want to live with knowing something I didn't do may have harmed or killed a child or anyone for that matter, that would be tuff to...
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    The disconnect has to be within sight of the...

    The disconnect has to be within sight of the equipment (680.12) sometimes hard to do with breakers, which is why many use cord and plug methods, I think the 2014 removed the requirment of it being a...
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    Time clocks can not be used as a disconnect see...

    Time clocks can not be used as a disconnect see 430.103 last sentence which was added to the 2008, unless they have a stay off setting that won't allow the clock to turn on the pump, also it must...
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    If a heater has been used on this circuit odds...

    If a heater has been used on this circuit odds are you have lost the neutral at one of the receptacles upstream from this one, if the receptacles are daisy chained and have 2 sets (4 wires) of wires...
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    I don't see any EPB bonding conductor? so an EPB...

    I don't see any EPB bonding conductor? so an EPB would have to be installed, is the fence also bonded?, an inspector could have a field day with this one.
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