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  1. Well I am inclined to agree but I don't know that...

    Well I am inclined to agree but I don't know that the code actually says that.
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    You can have 10 if you want

    You can have 10 if you want
  3. Thread: diesel fuel

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    If you were talking about just diesel fuel it...

    If you were talking about just diesel fuel it shouldn't be classified at all. However the engineers drawings ought to say if there are any classified areas. This is not something you should be...
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    Note use of the word "or".

    Note use of the word "or".
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    often these things are out in a parking lot...

    often these things are out in a parking lot though and you are required to have a certain amount of distance like 6 feet between them and that is not always real easy to do in a parking lot
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    usually this is not so much grounding as bonding...

    usually this is not so much grounding as bonding a cabinet so no static electricity builds up that might potentially create a spark. Most times these paint cabinets are metal and sitting on a...
  7. Several car washes around here also feature dog...

    Several car washes around here also feature dog washing facilities.
  8. Thread: 110.24(A)

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    I don't see how this is the responsibility of the...

    I don't see how this is the responsibility of the plan checker or the inspector. it would seem to me to be the responsibility of whoever is doing the design work.

    The plan checker should just red...
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    I'm pretty sure there are some issues that are...

    I'm pretty sure there are some issues that are not code compliant in the way these things are wired.

    I also suspect if anyone really cared they could get some kind of dispensation from the AHJ...
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    The thing is that if you are unfamiliar with...

    The thing is that if you are unfamiliar with UL508a, there are a lot of things that can create havoc for you.
  11. I think it is probably far enough away from the...

    I think it is probably far enough away from the direct spray of water that it is not necessarily a wet area where the receptacle is located.

    I am inclined to think though, that maybe the...
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    A lot depends on just what it is you are trying...

    A lot depends on just what it is you are trying to do. An external mouse w/o a keyboard is kind of an unusual thing.
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    Machine builders are notoriously cheap. As bad as...

    Machine builders are notoriously cheap. As bad as hvac manufacturers. They want you to quote them a price hoping you will underbid it. If these are larger custom machines you will probably find that...
  14. Thread: Temp Power

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    if you wire the new panelboards with cords, how...

    if you wire the new panelboards with cords, how do they fit into the allowed usages of cords in 400.10(A)?

    Presumably you are claiming 590.4(B) allows you to use cords for the feeders, however,...
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    the plan checker is not the ahj. he has no say in...

    the plan checker is not the ahj. he has no say in what is allowed and what is not. only the ahj can adopt such rules.
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    If it really is the AHJ saying this then they are...

    If it really is the AHJ saying this then they are of course correct. if it is just an inspector, he is probably wrong about it.
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    What the last poster said. Why would a UL...

    What the last poster said.

    Why would a UL inspector be looking at whatever you are building when it gets here? If you are going for a field evaluation instead of having it built by a UL508a panel...
  18. Thread: Temp Power

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    what makes you think this would be code legal?

    what makes you think this would be code legal?
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    Where does it say it has to be visible? 250.68...

    Where does it say it has to be visible? 250.68 uses the term "accessible", and provides an exception for encased or buried connections.
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    there is no specific code that prohibits this....

    there is no specific code that prohibits this. however, when you remove strands from a conductor you have made it a different size conductor which has a different ampacity.
  21. i would just call acme and ask their tech support...

    i would just call acme and ask their tech support people.

    I have had really good luck with them pulling something out of a hat.
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    why would they hassle you about using something...

    why would they hassle you about using something that is already there?
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    Drill hole in concrete and pound away. Having...

    Drill hole in concrete and pound away.

    Having said that, why can't you use the existing grounding electrode system?
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    The real answer is maybe, maybe not, maybe yes. ...

    The real answer is maybe, maybe not, maybe yes.

    Additional information is needed to come to a more definitive conclusion.
  25. IMO, your best bet is to just buy a listed type X...

    IMO, your best bet is to just buy a listed type X purge/pressurization system rather than trying to make your own.

    here is just one example.
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