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    This situation boils down to drinking Poison A or...

    This situation boils down to drinking Poison A or Poison B. On the one hand, we're faced with losing money on callbacks for these fraudulent devices and remaining the guinea pig for manufacturers 15+...
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    That must be an older Siemens breaker he used,...

    That must be an older Siemens breaker he used, because I could not trip it using the Klein tester the other day on the 30 mA test. I wonder if Siemens/Murray has removed it too.
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    We may never know, but I have zero doubt that it...

    We may never know, but I have zero doubt that it is happening.
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    I'm pretty sure nobody would mistake me for being...

    I'm pretty sure nobody would mistake me for being in support of the NEC or manufacturers. ;)
  5. Thread: GrandPappi

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    Eaton makes retrofit loadcenters. Is that who...

    Eaton makes retrofit loadcenters. Is that who you're thinking of? They are expensive but might be worth the cost if the can is in the wall.
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    I agree. Don't get me wrong, I think the...

    I agree. Don't get me wrong, I think the industry's decision to use electronics was a bad one, especially for life safety devices. But that's what we're stuck with now. It's planned obsolescence on...
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    I get all that, but I simply don't see a move...

    I get all that, but I simply don't see a move away from electronic GFCI protection here.
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    Why do you always have to muddy the waters with...

    Why do you always have to muddy the waters with European/British stuff? There is not the slightest reason to believe that we are going in that direction. We're stuck with the garbage AFCIs and the...
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    The old caps had PCBs. Yeah, PCBs cause cancer...

    The old caps had PCBs. Yeah, PCBs cause cancer but they make caps last forever. :roll:
  10. Thread: GrandPappi

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    I'm not understanding. Since when does replacing...

    I'm not understanding. Since when does replacing a panel necessitate replacing the feeder as well? :? Change the panel and call it a day.
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    Not the slightest doubt should remain that the...

    Not the slightest doubt should remain that the NEC/NFPA is completely bought and sold by manufacturers now.
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    :roll::roll:

    :roll::roll:
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    How many a/c units in Florida or Arizona or...

    How many a/c units in Florida or Arizona or anywhere else hot do you think will be GFCI protected after the inspection is over? :roll::happyno:
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    What an absolute disgrace....

    What an absolute disgrace. :rant::rant::rant::rant::rant::rant:
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    I think we can safely disregard these findings...

    I think we can safely disregard these findings for just about all residential settings.
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    :thumbsup::lol:

    :thumbsup::lol:
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    I guess we are spoiled here. All the systems I've...

    I guess we are spoiled here. All the systems I've done recently had a nice integral j-box and cord connectors made up and attached to the tank.
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    That seems low for service. But I'm going by...

    That seems low for service. But I'm going by rates here in the northeast which are typically higher than most areas.
  19. Thread: Sleeves

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    I use PVC sleeves and regular nail on boxes. I...

    I use PVC sleeves and regular nail on boxes. I end the PVC right at the knockout of the boxes.
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    Always use conduit/raceway. ;)

    Always use conduit/raceway. ;)
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    Good question. I'm not smart enough to answer...

    Good question. I'm not smart enough to answer that one, other than to say I never direct bury anything in this area. Way too many rocks in the ground.
  22. Why do we have any reason to trust them when the...

    Why do we have any reason to trust them when the manufacturers outright lied about the availability of the combination AFCI when the first branch/feeder AFCI's hit the scene?
  23. The fix is in for AFCI's and has been for a long...

    The fix is in for AFCI's and has been for a long time now. If you think that a few lowly electricians are going to fight against a multi-billion dollar cabal of multi-national manufacturers and...
  24. Thread: GE af breaker

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    You're welcome and I agree. Obviously...

    You're welcome and I agree.





    Obviously the BR isn't listed to use on MWBC's, at least not yet. I am still curious to run a test on it at some point when I have a need to purchase more of...
  25. Thread: GE af breaker

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    Fixed. I had to clear out my sent messages....

    Fixed. I had to clear out my sent messages. :slaphead:
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