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#103935 - 12/09/02 08:12 PM Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
Joe Tedesco Offline
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Joe, Here is a bank sign I turned down the other day. Hope you don't think I'm being too picky. I don't think I will have to defend it too hard!

Darryl Dempsey



[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 12-09-2002).]
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#103936 - 12/09/02 08:18 PM Re: Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
CTwireman Offline
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Registered: 02/07/02
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Gee, I can't imagine why this failed inspection!


Man, who does stuff like this? I guess it keeps the real electricians busy though.
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#103937 - 12/09/02 11:42 PM Re: Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
lwinter31 Offline
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Registered: 11/23/02
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Loc: Texas
Hey 66
Looks like those Darwin Award Winners have been working for the bank.

Darryl
Did they actually call you to inspect this????

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#103938 - 12/10/02 02:59 AM Re: Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
sparky Offline
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i wonder if it is a case where the 'sign guys' left it for the electriocian to finish?

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#103939 - 12/10/02 06:58 AM Re: Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
RSmike Offline
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Registered: 11/27/02
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Loc: Holland, MI USA
I don't see a problem. The wires are supported with 12" of the splice and entry into the sign.


RSlater,
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#103940 - 12/10/02 07:13 AM Re: Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
CTwireman Offline
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RSMike, you're joking, right?
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#103941 - 12/10/02 08:38 AM Re: Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
mamills Offline
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Registered: 11/30/01
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Loc: Wharton, Texas, USA
Darryl:
I wonder if you can do something BEYOND red-tagging this mess?
I hope the bank wasn't "wired" by the same guy that did this...

Mike (mamills)

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#103942 - 12/10/02 08:58 AM Re: Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
Scotts Offline
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Registered: 01/17/02
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Loc: Ventura, CA, USA
At least they used electrical tape and not duct tape.
Scott

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#103943 - 12/10/02 10:35 AM Re: Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
RSmike Offline
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Registered: 11/27/02
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Loc: Holland, MI USA
Yep CTwireman I'm joking.

Under what circumstances would something like this be acceptable in a temporary situation? What if it was fenced off or protected from people and damage?
Or is it simply unacceptable in any form? In other words, do it right and do worry about the temporary situation.

I've always wondered how long IS temporary?

I only know enough code to be dangerous....or safe? One of them. I'm trying to get into a NEC classes to learn more. I really enjoy listening to the experts chat. I've learned a lot already. Many thanks to all.

RSlater,
RSmike

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#103944 - 12/10/02 12:14 PM Re: Bank Sign Wiring That Failed Iinspection!
CTwireman Offline
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RSMike, Whew! that's what I thought, but I was just checking.

I don't think this would be acceptable under any cicumstances.
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