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    Let's not go down that road again.;)

    Let's not go down that road again.;)
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    You are right. I misread this and stand...

    You are right. I misread this and stand corrected. It seemed to me that there were three choices and I merely wanted to emphasize that one of them was not an acceptable choice (if he was thinking...
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    I'm in agreement with you as you describe that...

    I'm in agreement with you as you describe that situation Rick. Now, what if it's my neighbor or friend ? If I go ahead and buy all the materials, do the install myself and with my company then...
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    Not looking to turn this into an English lesson. ...

    Not looking to turn this into an English lesson. We all read the same sentence and you and I came away with different interpretations. The choices offered were 1) Does anyone know where I can find...
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    Granted, but from the nature of his question I...

    Granted, but from the nature of his question I didn't think he understood that it had to be secured in place by a means other than the panel cover. Wouldn't you agree ?
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    Understood. The point I was trying to make clear...

    Understood. The point I was trying to make clear is that an electrical contractor has some protection through his company's liability insurance. Doing work without a permit may not afford him that...
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    As I understand it, main breakers have to be held...

    As I understand it, main breakers have to be held in place by some sort of captive hardware or clamp (as if factory installed). The panel cover cannot be the sole support for that breaker
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    This is a very good explanation but I'd like to...

    This is a very good explanation but I'd like to expand on this a bit. As I understand the process (and someone please correct me if I'm wrong), if the HO pulls and pays for the permit HE is assuming...
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    As long as there is a mechanical interlock that...

    As long as there is a mechanical interlock that prevents back-feeding to the utility there is no issue. However, there are some devices out there that do not have a listing by the manufacturer. You...
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    I'm going by what my customers tell me (they're...

    I'm going by what my customers tell me (they're elderly). The unit was originally in their bedroom so I changed it out with an ion and moved it downstairs. They claim it was the new one I installed...
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    I'm sorry, I inadvertently omitted that it sends...

    I'm sorry, I inadvertently omitted that it sends out 3 chirps at odd times. I wouldn't care if happened at say 3:00 PM but it often happens at 3:00 AM. Not always at the same time but often...
  12. Could be an electric range or dryer (or something...

    Could be an electric range or dryer (or something similar) that was installed with SEU cable. Anything like that requiring a neutral for digital displays might give you a reading like that. Try...
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    1st Alert smoke alarm problems

    Is anyone experiencing problems with First Alert model # 7010B photoelectric smoke alarms ? I've already changed out 2 units at one residence and changed locations in the system as well. I have a...
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    That's a good question. I'm trying to think of...

    That's a good question. I'm trying to think of the reason why. Probably just a brain fart. :slaphead: I can still make the change
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    Funny this question should come up. I'm...

    Funny this question should come up. I'm currently working on a bathroom remodel where the HO wants a combo fan/light in the shower (and it's listed for such) and wants them switched separately. I...
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    I just signed up today. I'll let you know how it...

    I just signed up today. I'll let you know how it works out. BTW, I signed up with Yelp a few months ago and so far have had little or no response. Cost me a few $$$$$ too. Glad I only signed up...
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    Or you don't drink red beer on game day :lol:

    Or you don't drink red beer on game day :lol:
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    In addition to what KW mentioned you can design...

    In addition to what KW mentioned you can design your own website with wix.com. They have a lot of ready made templates to choose from. You can also get your name up on elocal electricians and yelp...
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    Thanks, good to know.

    Thanks, good to know.
  20. I don't believe there is an NEC issue. However,...

    I don't believe there is an NEC issue. However, from what I remember POCO's in my area require not more than 1 (10') length of 1 1/4" rigid gal between the meter and the CT. Not sure what their...
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    You can probably get it to work (functionally...

    You can probably get it to work (functionally that is) but I would think that there might be a warranty or liability issue if it fails.
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    You have to develop a knack for spotting PITA's. ...

    You have to develop a knack for spotting PITA's. I haven't mastered that art yet myself.:happysad:

    Putting off or high-bidding bad customers probably won't do any damage to your company but...
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    Try these links. They're a bit longer than the...

    Try these links. They're a bit longer than the answer you expected but there's a summary at the end of each document.

    http://www.pceca.net/images/stories/nec_gfci_requirements.pdf
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  24. I didn't want to start a new thread with the same...

    I didn't want to start a new thread with the same title so this is more on the same subject (but a different job). I was doing a house remodel recently in a lake community where people did all...
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    I must say I've never heard the term "motor...

    I must say I've never heard the term "motor peckerhead" before so I found this definition :

    http://www.answers.com/Q/Where_does_peckerhead_originate

    Is this accurate or far off the mark ?
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