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  1. Where have I seen this exact post...

    Where have I seen this exact post before?.......... hmmmmmmmm....
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    Thats what I'm talkin bout!:thumbsup:

    Thats what I'm talkin bout!:thumbsup:
  3. OP states it is residential in his first post. ...

    OP states it is residential in his first post. The Nec does not require 180 va minimum in dwellings and your post is correct if it was a commercial building.
  4. 3 watts per square foot residential is for...

    3 watts per square foot residential is for calculating the service size. 180 volt amps per receptacle outlets is for general purpose non dwelling installations.

    Here is your mactip of the...
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    Always there is so much fuss over how, and no...

    Always there is so much fuss over how, and no mention of why. Why are we connecting a gec to a water pipe (per Nec of course but also- ) TO CREATE A PATH TO GROUND. If one of those water pipes...
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    I hooked up a microwave convection oven hood up a...

    I hooked up a microwave convection oven hood up a week ago that was 240 volts 30 amps and came with a built in 4 wire dryer cord pigtail. Heavy as all hell. I would say that was a permanent...
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    I like to think of it as 1/3 or 1/4 th of my...

    I like to think of it as 1/3 or 1/4 th of my income.......
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    What minimum conductor ampacity is shown on the...

    What minimum conductor ampacity is shown on the compressor nameplate? Then use the sixty degree ampacity column for #14 wire and for hermetically sealed refrigerant and ac motors you don't need to...
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    I ran into the exact problem a few years back. I...

    I ran into the exact problem a few years back. I used a dremmel with a thin grinding wheel on the end of it and took my time. Then root zipped the wood behind the laminate . Came out ok.
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    So I expect to open my next issue of CEE and find...

    So I expect to open my next issue of CEE and find a little add selling a newly invented bushing for wood studs then eh?
  11. People still use the type of mc connector that...

    People still use the type of mc connector that needs locknuts? No wonder I finish projects faster than the rest...
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    The worst part of it is the whole time you knew...

    The worst part of it is the whole time you knew that $4,500 was way too low, and you knew you were not going to get all that work done fast enough to cover expenses and make some money at it............
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    Nema 1 indoors in any non corrosive environment ...

    Nema 1 indoors in any non corrosive environment will last decades without rusting in the state of Hawaii. As long as it is not subjected to direct moisture being located in front of a window that...
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    This is what I think it should be- Emt exposed...

    This is what I think it should be- Emt exposed in outdoor wet locations or in corrosive locations, or where installed by less than stellar electricians such as myself, shall have an equipment...
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    Any time I meet new plumbers around jobsites I...

    Any time I meet new plumbers around jobsites I talk to them about this issue. Most of em have not heard of it , some know there can be current on water pipes but they don't understand why. What I...
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    Around here they set that switchboard outside...

    Around here they set that switchboard outside next to the drive-thru lane, so it gets adjusted in and out of plumb about twice a year by ''outside contractors'' anyhow.
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    Now I am going to have to send one into the...

    Now I am going to have to send one into the bandsaw to check that out. By the way, zinc is good for you!
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    I always set my switches at 48'' to the top. I...

    I always set my switches at 48'' to the top. I always find about 3 gallons of dried mud stuffed into the switch boxes upon return to the job.............
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    Why are we stopping at the supply transformer? ...

    Why are we stopping at the supply transformer? The primaries that are run back to the substation also are limited by their cross section to carry the extra load to the transformer and your line side...
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    I got my 100% production out of my pv array...

    I got my 100% production out of my pv array system by letting my accountant handle the deductions properly................
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    A better way to state this is to say that if the...

    A better way to state this is to say that if the conduit run is so long the conduit itself is not able to handle enough current to create an effective ground fault return path, than by that same...
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    You walk into an older factory on the East Coast...

    You walk into an older factory on the East Coast or along the Detroit River and you see miles of conduit run all without an equipment ground. So the part about limiting length is more or less a...
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    Meanwhile, the cord that is now unobserved behind...

    Meanwhile, the cord that is now unobserved behind a drawer and still energized, rots slowly away as flexible cords are always want to do given enough time passage, which is why I suggested using...
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    You are right about the annealing leads to...

    You are right about the annealing leads to stiffening process John, especially when considered that the drawer will probably be opened and closed ten to twenty thousand times a...
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    Actually coiled romex would meet code if there...

    Actually coiled romex would meet code if there was enough space behind the drawer to protect it from physical damage. The sheath won't break down as readily as the SO type cord covering does.
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