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    Lots of things cost more than they did in the '80s

    Lots of things cost more than they did in the '80s
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    yes it sounds like the relay but if button is...

    yes it sounds like the relay

    but if button is sticking it might do that. i would include taking button loose and touching wires together as part of standard troubleshooting on these.

    and if...
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    and explain to the customer what he is and is not...

    and explain to the customer what he is and is not allowed to plug in to them;)
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    I very often see 3/prong receptacles in older...

    I very often see 3/prong receptacles in older 2/wire homes, nothing hooked to ground screw (or occassionally neutral jumped to ground screw), so my perception is that there is a very high demand for...
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    I don't like smurf, whatever time it saves to...

    I don't like smurf, whatever time it saves to install is same or less than time it takes to support and pull thru. Used it on a few of my early jobs, then switched to good ol' emt & "bx"
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    I hope this post is a non sequitor and not a...

    I hope this post is a non sequitor and not a suggestion
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    Are you fixing someone else's mistake? If so...

    Are you fixing someone else's mistake? If so drywall removal is just part of the cost of solution to problem, paid by customer.

    Are you fixing your own mistake? If so drywall removal is just...
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    tried earplugs when you're singing?:lol:

    tried earplugs when you're singing?:lol:
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    Rated for wet location with cover closed so...

    Rated for wet location with cover closed so inspector is saying you need cover rated for wet location when in use
  10. Sticky: Poll: This post gets down to some of the issues I have...

    This post gets down to some of the issues I have with AFCI's without bringing up conspiracy theories, personalities, etc.
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    Seen that several times on Hunters. Probably...

    Seen that several times on Hunters. Probably more than that I didn't see and told customer to buy new fan.
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    Put circulating pump on timer so you're not...

    Put circulating pump on timer so you're not having to keep water in lines hot 24hrs if you only need it for 12 hrs?
  13. Be patient and you'll see worse

    Be patient and you'll see worse
  14. 50 amp spa panel w/ GFCI breaker is often cheaper...

    50 amp spa panel w/ GFCI breaker is often cheaper than 30amp GFCI breaker
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    Please don't say that

    Please don't say that
  16. So the owner never noticed anything odd about...

    So the owner never noticed anything odd about communications guys wiring? Even when contrasted with your existing work? I'm not completely surprised.
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    You may be right, but I cannot imagine an...

    You may be right, but I cannot imagine an inspector passing it. So evidently the inspectors are illegally failing it.
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    Connections seem similiar to mobile home...

    Connections seem similiar to mobile home receptacles/switches, the cover pushes on the wire into sharp metal. I've found some bad ones, also many bad mobile home receptacles/switches.
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    Sorry to quote myself, but I would still like an...

    Sorry to quote myself, but I would still like an answer to this question.
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    ":)Your honor, of course we would not install...

    ":)Your honor, of course we would not install clothes dryer to this hookup."
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    correct

    correct
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    yes

    yes
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    After reading this thread, I have one question: ...

    After reading this thread, I have one question:

    Has anyone argued with an inspector that, just because there are hookups for dryer in front of panel, does not necessarily mean that there will be a...
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    oops, did not read 2nd question carefully

    oops, did not read 2nd question carefully
  25. Started out putting hot up so I can see it when...

    Started out putting hot up so I can see it when pushing back into box, still do it that way because that's the way I've always done it.
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