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    Since this is on of my weaker subjects, a...

    Since this is on of my weaker subjects, a question. Wouldn't the SCCR of a panel be equal to or higher than the highest AIC rated breakers allowed in the panel? If so, then who cares? (and that...
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    One second isn't briefly in electrical terms. I...

    One second isn't briefly in electrical terms. I know you aren't saying it is, so this isn't directed at you, just referencing your information.
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    What is "brief" instantaneous used to be defined...

    What is "brief" instantaneous used to be defined as 5 cycles or less on a nuclear submarine. Prior to the electronic trip unit days. The trip setting for instantaneous trip for and inverse time...
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    Because of post #11

    Because of post #11
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    Generally a properly installed locknut will cut...

    Generally a properly installed locknut will cut through the paint and maintain electrical continuity, so I have to disagree with you there. The perforated holes thing, as others mentioned may...
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    By code, but more often than not I see Electrical...

    By code, but more often than not I see Electrical Engineer's require 250.66 size ground throughout.
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    I would. First, and interestingly, I didn't find...

    I would. First, and interestingly, I didn't find a requirement in NEC 408 that panelboards are even required to be listed. Second, the enclosure for a panelboard is actually covered in article 312....
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    Note to the OP, once you tap, the above...

    Note to the OP, once you tap, the above referenced rule would also apply to the existing conductors feeding the inside panel, because they would no longer be feeding the entire load either. I can...
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    I think he was implying div 2 on each side of the...

    I think he was implying div 2 on each side of the wall and whether they are considered the same area or two separate areas with a boundary between.
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    Rob, I felt the question and the answer were not...

    Rob, I felt the question and the answer were not in synch. At least, after the OP asked the question it raised one in my head. Basically is the space between the two sides of sheetrock a classified...
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    I kind of figured this. The thing about bending...

    I kind of figured this. The thing about bending pipe is that telling someone the way they are doing it is wrong is like telling a person they don't form their letters right when writing. It is...
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    I will often start my bend in the air and end it...

    I will often start my bend in the air and end it on the floor. Bending in the air requires much more technique to keep the kinks and ripples out of it.
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    finally a direct answer to the OP's question. ...

    finally a direct answer to the OP's question. For the OP there was a minor mention here about Trigonometry. Most bending though, is done with Pythagorean's theorem. If you want to get in to the...
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    What does that even mean. In decades of working...

    What does that even mean. In decades of working in Florida and California, I have never seen this. What is a 1 hour feeder? If it said must be enclosed in a 1 hour assembly, then it would mean...
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    Hey remember this. 75 is passing. Once you...

    Hey remember this. 75 is passing. Once you pass, it will never matter that someone else whatever. EVERY calculation question takes time and there is always a higher risk that you will make a math...
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    Frankly, it is that difficult. Remember when a...

    Frankly, it is that difficult. Remember when a disconnect had to be within sight. 100 yards across a football field is within sight, they had to define it better. The code requires a service...
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    I must admit that it is nice to ask a question...

    I must admit that it is nice to ask a question that ends up having multiple answers so I don't feel like it was a stupid question. For once.:p
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    Thank you all I read an old thread where there...

    Thank you all I read an old thread where there was much more controversy about it. That wording is not in the 2014 code book. We are still under that one. Do you think an inspector would be wrong...
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    GFCI Receptacle for garbage disposal

    The new wording in 210.8 NEC 2018 states that when determining distance for GFCI's it is "would follow without ... passing through a door. My first thought is that if the receptacle has to pass...
  20. Thread: Trailer park

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    But manufactured homes are considered mobile...

    But manufactured homes are considered mobile homes.
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    by Strathead
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    To you and the original poster. Read article...

    To you and the original poster. Read article 550. They should NOT be treated as a single family residences. They should be treated as the structures that the code defines them as.
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    Thank you for being another one with similar...

    Thank you for being another one with similar experience. Perhaps it is partly because we are in lower wage areas of the Country. We can do a job for much less than California or Chicago, and so...
  23. I could see this going either way. The first...

    I could see this going either way. The first part. It is a room it has electrical equipment in it. I would consider this an electrical equipment room. Certainly "dedicated" doesn't come in to any...
  24. Thread: Trailer park

    by Strathead
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    That is what the NEC is there for. Read articles...

    That is what the NEC is there for. Read articles 550 and 551, specifically the first paragraph, scope. I assume you will be able to define which of the two articles you fall under, but I am pretty...
  25. Thread: Splicing

    by Strathead
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    Your terminology is wrong. You are asking about...

    Your terminology is wrong. You are asking about terminating in the fixture or even more accurately connecting to the factory wiring. Article 410 dictates this. 410.20 requires adequate space. Any...
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