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#109077 - 11/07/03 08:34 PM A Proper Burial?
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Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3142
Loc: NY, USA
The story here is an ex-sconse location.
Each of these wires has had the other end tied off H-N-G in the same manner, and taken out of the serving box(s)

so i ask, is this a Proper Burial ?

~Steve aka sparky~

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#109078 - 11/07/03 09:00 PM Re: A Proper Burial?
crash Offline

Registered: 10/21/03
Posts: 130
Loc: Calgary Canada
A proper burial would be to remove the cables from the building. However in many cases, this is not possible. Shorting the h-n-g together would "make it impossible" for this conductor to be used in any manner. As far as the wire-nuts not being in a J.B., I would tell the electrical inspector that since both ends are shorted, the V and VA are limited to zero, and therefore it is a class 1 or class 2 circiut

#109079 - 11/08/03 03:17 AM Re: A Proper Burial?
sparky Offline

Registered: 10/18/00
Posts: 5545
interesting classification crash...

#109080 - 11/08/03 03:47 AM Re: A Proper Burial?
Electricmanscott Offline

Registered: 01/12/02
Posts: 1478
Loc: Holden, MA USA
"Ok Mrs. Smith you'll need a demolition crew and a drywall crew than a painter. I will have to remove this abandoned wire from your house. No no it is for your own good." Just mark both ends and bury it.


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