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    I've done it for years and never had it...

    I've done it for years and never had it questioned. AFAIK, the lugs are listed to have the pin adapters used.

    You do need to make sure the pin adapter is listed for the fine strand cable, not all...
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    :lol: I laugh because I've had the same...

    :lol:

    I laugh because I've had the same experience, and ... It's a good methodology. :)
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    I just love the vast knowledge base of the forum...

    I just love the vast knowledge base of the forum participants.
  4. One other thought, how about a piece of...

    One other thought, how about a piece of fiberglass or aluminum instead of a steel plate?
  5. Are you talking about each conductor through it's...

    Are you talking about each conductor through it's own cord grip or each cable (with multiple conductors) running through it's own cord grip?

    Either way, I don't see how installing them in a metal...
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    I would love to know more about this "banned"...

    I would love to know more about this "banned" thing. This is the 1st I've heard about it.
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    I agree!

    I agree!
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    Good policy! I would get a down payment. One...

    Good policy!

    I would get a down payment. One particular job I got a $20,000 down payment. Ordered the "W" cable and I-Line panels. Then the economy locked up in 07/08. The job stopped. The GC just...
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    Does this comply with 240.8 ?

    Does this comply with 240.8 ?
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    After reading the OP for the 3rd time, if you had...

    After reading the OP for the 3rd time, if you had a bus connecting the 350-amp fuses on the line side (where the 5 sets of conductors would land), then maybe you could consider the conductors in...
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    It sounds like you have fuses in parallel on the...

    It sounds like you have fuses in parallel on the parallel conductors. If that's accurate, then I don't believe it is NEC compliant.

    If one 400-amp fuse blows, all the load then is spread across...
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    Does your supplier set up job accounts? Then they...

    Does your supplier set up job accounts? Then they get paid when you get paid. If there is a problem they go after the property owner.
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    Could you get the customer to put the money in an...

    Could you get the customer to put the money in an escrow account with instructions on when it pays you (with the idea the customer cannot get to the money or change the payment schedule)? Would a...
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    Thanks for making me laugh. :happyyes:

    Thanks for making me laugh. :happyyes:
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    I would agree with you that you are not allowed.

    I would agree with you that you are not allowed.
  16. The older I got the less I did it.

    The older I got the less I did it.
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    :thumbsup: More "youtube" electricians. Oh NO!...

    :thumbsup: More "youtube" electricians. Oh NO! I hated it in the 70's when we had the 55 MPH speed limit.
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    I'm curious, did the solar install get a permit...

    I'm curious, did the solar install get a permit and an electrical inspection?

    BTW, a permit and inspection is required AFAIK. I'd have concerns about the 1st electrician saying you don't need one....
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    +1 and :ohmy:

    +1 and :ohmy:
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    I would.

    I would.
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    I would chase the possibility of a deteriorating...

    I would chase the possibility of a deteriorating neutral just as if it was a single-phase service, then move on from there.
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    And come back and share that info with us please.

    And come back and share that info with us please.
  23. If you're willing to spend the time composing, I...

    If you're willing to spend the time composing, I would love to know the Reader's Digest version of the differences.
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    And a whole lot cheaper. :lol:

    And a whole lot cheaper. :lol:
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    That may have been what you meant, but I don't...

    That may have been what you meant, but I don't think it's what you wrote (at least not the way I understood you).
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