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#126392 - 12/11/05 06:43 PM electrical tape
larryep Offline
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Do you guys use electical tape around switches and outlets. I use .003 thickness alttle thicker than normal but a very nice job it does.

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#126393 - 12/11/05 07:39 PM Re: electrical tape
sierra electrician Offline
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On a Cut-in box, yes...otherwise no.

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#126394 - 12/11/05 07:54 PM Re: electrical tape
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Last shop I was in some guy spread a rumor about it being required, and everyone had done it for years. Some had even started using colors to differentiate who had done what, "Nope, wasn't me, not my color!"
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