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    If the EI makes me do that it's not a big deal. ...

    If the EI makes me do that it's not a big deal. It's about a 10' run.
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    Thanks for your comments. We'll see what happens...

    Thanks for your comments. We'll see what happens on Thursday when it get's inspected. Hopefully the EI won't have change of heart.
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    To hold the staple or to bang it in ? ;)

    To hold the staple or to bang it in ? ;)
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    There is a ground rod at the meter base. ...

    There is a ground rod at the meter base. Apparently POCO was OK with this installation prior to me installing a disconnect. There was never a "service disconnect" per say as the 6 switch rule...
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    If I made it a fused disconnect then it would be...

    If I made it a fused disconnect then it would be the first over-current device and then technically, I would have had to change all the bonding. IMHO, as long as the EI said it was OK to install a...
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    I didn't notice any but the piping to the well is...

    I didn't notice any but the piping to the well is 3" gal.
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    Grounding/Bonding for a Pump House

    I'm working at a day camp that utilizes an Artisian well to fill their pools each year. The pump is located at the far end of the facility and is housed in a small shed. Recently there was a...
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    The Arrow T-75 is a reliable staple gun. I...

    The Arrow T-75 is a reliable staple gun. I forgot the brand of staple gun I've used in the past but yes, they did jam a lot. I use these primarily for stapling along a sill plate in a basement...
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    I understand that Steve in a "normal" switch...

    I understand that Steve in a "normal" switch operation. In the case I was citing, the trip wire would be in series through a N/O contact of a relay. It's not a big deal for me to actually series in...
  10. That's about right but in all fairness I don't...

    That's about right but in all fairness I don't mind working with him as much as I mind him bringing 20 rusted or corroded JB's with KO's missing on the job and using them. We're working in a gym,...
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    I believe you are correct. If you compare both...

    I believe you are correct. If you compare both diagrams the (implied) wire tied to one side of the trip coil in the 2nd diagram would be neutral as it is in diagram 1. A simple H & N where it shows...
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    Yes, it is confusing. I field tested my method...

    Yes, it is confusing. I field tested my method and it works but that doesn't mean it is correct. If I wire in accordance with the first diagram I can run a neutral directly to the "c" terminal of...
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    Just so we're all on the same page here in the...

    Just so we're all on the same page here in the Forum smoke detectors are part of a low voltage system whereas smoke alarms are the 120V interconnected type. So, I'm guessing you're talking about...
  14. Different levels of contract work - just venting

    I suppose one could say that there are different levels of contractual work that can be done, like high level work and big $$, mid range with fewer $$ and at the bottom where $$ are small but where...
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    I can understand that from the standpoint of...

    I can understand that from the standpoint of using a regular switch and and from a safety point of view and I'm not trying to argue that my point is right. However, if you look at the second wiring...
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    Shunt trip breakers

    I'm using two (120V trip) 50A shunt trip circuit breakers to disconnect electric ranges in the event of an Ansul dump. The way I see the wiring diagram I can wire the 120V phase trip wires directly...
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    Understood. Good advice.

    Understood. Good advice.
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    "Likely to become energized" is a term subject to...

    "Likely to become energized" is a term subject to interpretation. In this case we are hanging (24) LED light fixtures, (4) paddle fans, wiring (3) motor driven gas heaters at roof level and several...
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    OK. Here is what I have on this job. From what...

    OK. Here is what I have on this job. From what I can determine the steel structure is resting on the pilaster. It looks as though the iron workers inserted threaded rod into the pilaster,...
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    This is correct but I'd like to add to this - the...

    This is correct but I'd like to add to this - the vast majority of appliance retailers are out there to sell appliances and have no clue as to what is required to be code compliant. If a HO tells...
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    We're more than likely going to be using bang-on...

    We're more than likely going to be using bang-on Caddy clamps. Not sure if that make a difference.
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    I see your point but the term "Likely to become...

    I see your point but the term "Likely to become energized" I think is a matter of opinion. Unfortunately in this case, the AHJ will be the opinion that counts. If we are running 3/4" EMT up to and...
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    What kind of details are you looking for? I'll...

    What kind of details are you looking for? I'll probably be back there sometime this week and I'll try to get that and post it here.
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    That's exactly what we have, trusses on top of...

    That's exactly what we have, trusses on top of what appears to be pilasters (for lack of a better description).
    I tend to agree with you and I'm not about to chip away at the brick surrounding what...
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    It makes no sense to me either but there was none...

    It makes no sense to me either but there was none that we could find (at least at this point). That's not to say that this might not change in the future The entire inside is gutted

    The...
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