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#112647 - 08/19/01 08:43 AM Guess who Wired This?
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3 Guesses who wired this Furnace?
(hint, not an Electrician)

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#112648 - 08/19/01 01:30 PM Re: Guess who Wired This?
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1. The mailman?

2. The garbage man?

3. The carpenter?



[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 08-19-2001).]
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#112649 - 08/19/01 04:03 PM Re: Guess who Wired This?
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Excellent Grounding Continuity though!
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#112650 - 08/19/01 04:36 PM Re: Guess who Wired This?
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Joe,

It was the Plumber!
I thought you were a better guesser than that!

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#112651 - 08/19/01 05:04 PM Re: Guess who Wired This?
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And you DIDN'T get a picture of the bend ??????
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#112652 - 08/19/01 05:27 PM Re: Guess who Wired This?
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The handy box has four empty KO's, so there's room for four more cables, right?

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#112653 - 08/19/01 06:05 PM Re: Guess who Wired This?
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Would you reconsider the use of the copper pipe, since it maybe of the type that will comply with rules in Article 680 where "brass or other approved corrosion-resistant metal" is allowed to be used for the wiring methods for some systems.

Search for the term "conduit" and look at the many entries in that Article
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#112654 - 08/21/01 04:54 AM Re: Guess who Wired This?
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Even plumbers are required to strap their pipe!
There's only one strap visible in this whole mess!
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#112655 - 08/21/01 05:41 AM Re: Guess who Wired This?
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George,

I think the bend was OK,
What I would've liked to check was if the cuts were made with a pipe-cutter and if there was a sharp edge inside.

Joe,

You mean this might be OK?
what about the size itself? This conduit is a bit smaller than our Electrical conduit and doesn't fit in the connectors quite right.

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#112656 - 08/21/01 08:53 AM Re: Guess who Wired This?
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Bill:

Naturally, I would not permit the material you show, but would permit the same material if it was equal in the ID and had threads as any of the Table 4, Chapter 9 wiring methods.
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