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    Gutter Seperators

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    Anyone have a link to gutter separators? I cant find them I need to seperate the non fused service conductors in a gutter for the wires.
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    I've seen addon meter lugs but...

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/edS5g7eHfhIyUTYz2

    I've never seen a Y-Splice inside a panel! Was this ever ok to do NEC wise (looks to be about 1980's)

    If it was NEC compliant I might replace the...
  3. 210.4 (A) General. Branch circuits recognized by...

    210.4 (A) General. Branch circuits recognized by this article shall be permitted as multiwire circuits. Amultiwire circuit shall be permitted to be considered as multiple circuits. All conductors of...
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    When you utilize the wall space that is normally...

    When you utilize the wall space that is normally protected by the studs for storage you should lose the ability to have unprotected wires in that space.

    That being said I believe this...
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    Splicing from 60 deg rated cable to 75

    So I was going to do a dethatched garage using #3THHN 100A, all terminals rated at 75 degrees. In the house I was going to run 1/0 SER to a junction box and use splices that are rated. Once you go...
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    Then the NEC needs to define which value in that...

    Then the NEC needs to define which value in that table "we all" will use. I see a lot of options and no formulas for finding a dead simple value. Seems like a huge cop out to me.
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    you could use a reducing pin...

    you could use a reducing pin...
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    310.15 C FPN 1

    Section/Paragraph: 310.15 C FPN 1

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    FPN No. 1: See ASHRAE Handbook—Fundamentals (???TABLE/CHAPTER???) (www.ashrae.org) as a source for the average ambient temperaturesin various...
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    What would you call it then "raceway length or...

    What would you call it then "raceway length or length of the outermost sheathing of multi conductor cable"?
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    It would more clearly reference the intent of the...

    It would more clearly reference the intent of the ROP if it was based on raceway length, Tom Baker also brought up the 15' "Raceway" for non fused service wires in washington state; same same.
  11. SER Span between Residence and Detached Garage

    see 20170516_192052.jpg attached. House is 80 feet long service is on other side of house so I am running SER through the house's attic (pictured to the right). I will be able to exit the attic at...
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    Yes, there were a few words had about that also. ...

    Yes, there were a few words had about that also. in the Field Inspectors words "It pays to know the WAC." Unfortunately this specific rule did not come to my, the other PM, the Journeyman, or the...
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    Section/Paragraph: 210.12(B) Exception. Added...

    Section/Paragraph: 210.12(B) Exception.

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    210.12(B) Branch Circuit Extensions or Modifications -- Dwelling Units.
    In any of the areas specified in 210.12(A), where branch-circuit...
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    210.12(B) Exception: AFCI 6ft rule

    Recently AHJ wrote report saying the 4 ft conduit containing circuits does not meet exception since the Hot+Grounded conductor's length would be 8ft in total. Unfortunately interpreting idioms is...
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    Why not install a Sub off the first ATS?

    Why not install a Sub off the first ATS?
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    But the only reasoning to run a ckt in parallel...

    But the only reasoning to run a ckt in parallel is to increase its ampacity. If not increasing ampacity it should not, for any intent or purpose be considered a parallel circuit.
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    Well lets get this straight parallel conductors...

    Well lets get this straight parallel conductors are being used only for increasing ampacity of 2 smaller conductors (i.e. 2x 4/0 for 400a). There are no other reasons to run a circuit in parallel...
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    I do not believe any codes were broken in this...

    I do not believe any codes were broken in this installation. One thing to look out for however is if it circuit breakers are rated the land two wires under their lug. If they are not then he could...
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    Yes in a custom house i would even sign off on...

    Yes in a custom house i would even sign off on gfci breakers. In these sub $5000 track houses not to mention multifamily dwelings they are going to get 1 afci per ckt.
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    without reading I assume the trip will protect...

    without reading I assume the trip will protect downstream or "load" like GFCI do and therefor save us $15 per circuit.
  21. Thread: One big mess

    by lavacano
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    I would just give an honest quote to fix the...

    I would just give an honest quote to fix the whole shebang, if they dont want it all fixed just do the job they want you contracted for and documents well what you've modified. Let the inspector...
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    for things other than generators, hot tube, steam...

    for things other than generators, hot tube, steam generators and other specialty applications I always use SER for ckts/feeders 40a or over, the aluminum commodity hasn't flipped more expensive than...
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    at some point youve got to just say We will have...

    at some point youve got to just say We will have to use metal boxes with an inch or two reveal in this rediculous situation.
  24. Thread: 300.5 D 3

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    which applies to locate marks not warning tape. ...

    which applies to locate marks not warning tape. I know this isnt his gripe as the buried line tape is actually yellow which he now accepts since it says CAUTION BURIED ELECTRICAL LINE instead of...
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    its a better install under ground especially when...

    its a better install under ground especially when you consider 352.12(D) But you can suspend feeder wires aerially if that is what you are asking.
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