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#15695 - 10/25/02 04:21 AM Switchless lamppost?
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Registered: 03/28/01
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A potential customer wants to install a lamppost. There is a receptacle in the middle of the front yard fed from a timer for holiday lighting. Is there any reason not to pick up power from the receptacle to feed a lamppost wit integral photocell?
There would be no switch other than the timer.

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#15696 - 10/25/02 08:33 AM Re: Switchless lamppost?
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Don't see why not you can do what you said. The "timer" will control the recept and the post light. There is no requirement (resi) that I am aware of that a "switch" has to be in-line. I would make sure the recept is GFI with a "bubble cover ('02 NEC, since you have to touch it. Make sure the CB is marked, afavorite of some inspectors.


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