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  1. Be patient and you'll see worse

    Be patient and you'll see worse
  2. 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
  4. 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
  13. 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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    That certainly would put an end to residential...

    That certainly would put an end to residential service call business
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    I often take the switches out, find the hot, find...

    I often take the switches out, find the hot, find the black that runs to lampholder. Then touch different combinations without switches. Check switches with continuity tester. Reinstall switches...
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    On exterior wall-mounted, often enough that I am...

    On exterior wall-mounted, often enough that I am always surprised when I do__________________________ find a box.

    On added paddle fans, pretty often.

    Soffit mounted floods--almost always.
    ...
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    georgia has lo-voltage license, but I've never...

    georgia has lo-voltage license, but I've never used mine to pull a permit
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    "Do you guys do free work?" I have, just like...

    "Do you guys do free work?"

    I have, just like you trying to keep customer happy. Now I try to avoid that. I felt like I was helping people pay for their luxuries.
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    gem box is a LCOW is a cuttaway

    gem box is a LCOW is a cuttaway
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    If it consistently trips 45 min-1 hour after lite...

    If it consistently trips 45 min-1 hour after lite comes on: something is heating up and touching?

    Otherwise I wonder if you could put in non-GFCI breaker, and individual GFCI receptacles or...
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    B-1985 sounds like too early a date, I thought I...

    B-1985 sounds like too early a date, I thought I remembered color coding starting in the '90s? Or had it already started and took a while to get to Georgia? Or am I just remembering wrong?
  22. Thanks for many answers to my post concerning...

    Thanks for many answers to my post concerning average. I don't think the average internet poster would have been likely to come up with even one of these insightful comments.
  23. That's bad, I can understand your frustration. ...

    That's bad, I can understand your frustration.

    I am curious about the 40%, though. I thought I remembered withholding 7.5%? And I would match it? For a total payment to IRS of around 15%.
  24. Wouldn't half of all work be average or below, by...

    Wouldn't half of all work be average or below, by definition?
  25. Made in USA? Like a Chevy? Compared to Toyota?...

    Made in USA? Like a Chevy? Compared to Toyota?

    Situation may not be as horrible as it seems, we're discussing it on our own computers, maybe drinking bottled water because, since it costs more...
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