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#123323 - 03/17/06 08:49 PM Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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These pictures are a service our company will be upgrading. Notice the cut neutral. they are getting the return by way of water pipe.

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#123324 - 03/17/06 10:22 PM Re: Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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That ain't right. It's a good thing you will be upgrading it.
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#123325 - 03/17/06 10:42 PM Re: Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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OHMG - don't touch it while it's still hot.
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#123326 - 03/17/06 10:44 PM Re: Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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What's that funny looking gound thing in the last photo?
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#123327 - 03/18/06 04:07 AM Re: Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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they are getting the return by way of water pipe.


You'd better get out and make up the neut or disconnect this service before they kill a plumber.

If a plumber cuts through the water pipe ahead of the GEC's connection, the plumber will become the new return path.
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#123328 - 03/18/06 04:56 AM Re: Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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the service was changed the next day. It is scary what people will do to save time and money to do something that could have killed the plumber that was working at this house.
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#123329 - 03/18/06 05:01 AM Re: Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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what's a gound?
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#123330 - 03/18/06 01:17 PM Re: Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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Thot's e mosprant, I thomk.
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#123331 - 03/18/06 02:43 PM Re: Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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It's something that a pilot tries to know as little about as possible.
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#123332 - 03/18/06 03:17 PM Re: Carpenter Moving Service for Addition
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In my past life I have only had 'firm" contact with the "ground" once in 30 years. Annnnnd I didn't kill a plumber doing it, just made some work for the airport electrician replacing some runway edge lighting. :-)

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