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    But this is 2017 you think that the old way of...

    But this is 2017 you think that the old way of thinking would be long gone by know. :)
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    The circuits run in and out in the same raceway...

    The circuits run in and out in the same raceway so there is no heating issue. No different than a switch loop. Having said that it still violates 300.3(B). :D
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    We use RMC up to 8' and all EMT from there. It...

    We use RMC up to 8' and all EMT from there. It would be an extremely rare for the area above 8' in any of those locations to be subject to physical damage.
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    Take a look at Article 725 for Class 2 wiring. ...

    Take a look at Article 725 for Class 2 wiring.

    Welcome to the Forum. :)
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    There are many variables but for us we would...

    There are many variables but for us we would likely use 5 sets of 600 kcmil copper conductors. 420*5=2100 amps
  6. Thread: PVC fittings

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    How do you bond a metal conduit body when using...

    How do you bond a metal conduit body when using PVC pipe?
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    Almost all meter sockets have the neutral bonded...

    Almost all meter sockets have the neutral bonded directly to the enclosure. On the line side of the service disconnect all metal parts are connected to the neutral.
  8. Thread: Gfci in lab

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    Very good matrix from Jerry Peck: ...

    Very good matrix from Jerry Peck:

    http://jerrypeck.com/IFCN/Other%20Items/_GFCI_requirement_page-2014.pdf
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    Does it have to be the E-book version instead of...

    Does it have to be the E-book version instead of the pdf?
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    20' of 1/2" rebar is the minimum needed to...

    20' of 1/2" rebar is the minimum needed to qualify as a CEE. The GEC connection can be embedded or exposed.
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    I've seen 10' taps landed in dimmer racks without...

    I've seen 10' taps landed in dimmer racks without a main OCPD but a panelboard would be different.
  12. Yes, or any combination of 20 CCC's when there...

    Yes, or any combination of 20 CCC's when there are no more than 3 in any one cable.
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    The HI report is overly broad and intends to...

    The HI report is overly broad and intends to provide come CYA protection. Just state exactly what you've examined and what you found unless the seller is paying you to evaluate the entire electrical...
  14. No not kidding. Saying that 5 cables is the...

    No not kidding. Saying that 5 cables is the limit is saying that someone doesn't understand how to do the proper calculation. In fact if you look at what Smart posted (#6) for 20 amp circuits/#12...
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    Sounds like the HI missed the most important...

    Sounds like the HI missed the most important thing the 200 amp OCPD on the 100 amp service entrance conductors and lack of permit/inspection. He did seem to get the other stuff correct. Since...
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    Yes it's not enforceable but it's in an IN for a...

    Yes it's not enforceable but it's in an IN for a reason, it provides an example just in case you cannot understand the Article 100 definition. :roll:
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    According to the OP "6 x 600 mcm alu which is...

    According to the OP "6 x 600 mcm alu which is 2040amps".
  18. Thread: Tap rules

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    Yes, if you comply with the parameters in...

    Yes, if you comply with the parameters in 240.21(C)(6).
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    So code wise a 2000 amp OCPD would work but if...

    So code wise a 2000 amp OCPD would work but if they want the full 2500 amps then you need to make a change to the conductors. 6 sets of 600 kcmil copper would work or 7 sets of 750 kcmil Al.
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    True, if it were in the overhang itself then it's...

    True, if it were in the overhang itself then it's a damp location so no interpretation needed.
  21. There is no 5 cable rule for MC but there are...

    There is no 5 cable rule for MC but there are bundling rules for derating power cables that are bundled together or installed on bridal rings.
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    If I remember correctly this was one of those...

    If I remember correctly this was one of those sounds like a good idea, theoretical code changes based on the idea that the hot roof would impact the conductors when in fact there was not a lot of...
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    The Article 100 definition of locations, damp...

    The Article 100 definition of locations, damp includes under overhangs. Doesn't seem like the inspector read that part.
  24. The "ground wire", really the EGC, would...

    The "ground wire", really the EGC, would typically be smaller than the required GEC so it could not serve both purposes.
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    What is your preferred method, one raceway,...

    What is your preferred method, one raceway, parallel sets in two raceways, parallel sets in one raceway?
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