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#187558 - 07/01/09 09:04 PM How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ?  
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OK, we have 13 things leaning to what not to tell a client/customer, so how about what NOT to tell an AHJ?


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#187560 - 07/01/09 11:31 PM Re: How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ? [Re: HotLine1]  
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That ground rod hit a boulder about 3 feet down, so I cut it with the sawzall.

Don't worry, I gave it a few whacks after I cut it to hide the saw marks....:)


#187561 - 07/01/09 11:51 PM Re: How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ? [Re: NJwirenut]  
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Originally Posted by NJwirenut
That ground rod hit a boulder about 3 feet down, so I cut it with the sawzall.

Don't worry, I gave it a few whacks after I cut it to hide the saw marks....:)



The rod would not go any farther, so I cut it & drove the top off-cut instead.



#187568 - 07/02/09 03:22 AM Re: How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ? [Re: NORCAL]  
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#187572 - 07/02/09 05:05 AM Re: How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ? [Re: sparkyinak]  
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#187574 - 07/02/09 06:12 AM Re: How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ? [Re: techie]  
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#187580 - 07/02/09 11:43 AM Re: How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ? [Re: Trumpy]  
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good Advice for unqualified contractors. Theres tons of them out there.


#187581 - 07/02/09 01:13 PM Re: How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ? [Re: Yoopersup]  
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#187589 - 07/02/09 09:37 PM Re: How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ? [Re: SteveFehr]  
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Yoop:
I have to agree 100% on that!



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#187593 - 07/02/09 11:20 PM Re: How about...13 things NOT to tell the AHJ? [Re: HotLine1]  
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I used the gray PVC conduit on the elbows, the underground I ran is in the white conduit. I couldn't get the romex through the white elbows so I had to use the gray ones.




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