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#216101 - 10/02/15 11:10 PM Looking for some pictures
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I'm putting a class together and looking for some unique photographs. I'm very interesting in two type of pictures that I can use. Picture of clean installations that are a code violation and hastily or poor workmen like manner work that outside of sloppy installation practices, it's meets code. They are out there. I've seen them. Any good quality pics would be helpful. Thanx
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#216112 - 10/06/15 02:10 PM Re: Looking for some pictures [Re: sparkyinak]
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Try the Photo Galleries here at ECN, such as:

ECN's Electrical Photos Gallery

and

ECN's Photo Discussion Forums

(click one of the above links to go to that home page)

Then again, you could always Google images meeting your criteria.

Good luck with your endeavors!!!

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#216113 - 10/06/15 03:22 PM Re: Looking for some pictures [Re: sparkyinak]
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Here's a few, from the above mentioned links
Kitchen tile over outlets
http://www.electrical-photos.com/showphoto.php/photo/319/title/tile-backsplash4-2f4/cat/501
Gas line in front of panel
http://www.electrical-photos.com/showfull.php?photo=456

Somewhere is a panel in a shower stall...

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#216114 - 10/06/15 03:49 PM Re: Looking for some pictures [Re: sparkyinak]
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#216115 - 10/06/15 04:26 PM Re: Looking for some pictures [Re: sparkyinak]
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If you can track down Joe Tedesco, he has thousands of pictures. I am sure he has a web site.
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#216137 - 10/12/15 03:37 PM Re: Looking for some pictures [Re: sparkyinak]
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This looks like hell, but apparently meets code:

They used a scrap of romex for cable support. Looks unprofessional, but one could argue that the romex scrap is gentler on the wire (in that it's less likely to damage its insulation).

from this thread: http://www.electrical-contractor.net/for...html#Post109781

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#216148 - 10/17/15 11:02 PM Re: Looking for some pictures [Re: sparkyinak]
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Good pictures but I'm still looking. Have you have one of thoses fist impression of "nice job" moments then you see something majorly wrong? Or you look at a rats nest to find out outside of workmen ship, you don't find anything wrong with it?

I have one of a transfer switch somewhere on my external hard drive. Three parallel runs in and out, all nicely laid and terminated. Unfortunately each of the parallel legs were not slit among the conduits but each leg had its own conduit
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#216159 - 10/20/15 08:50 AM Re: Looking for some pictures [Re: wa2ise]
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I would say the NM conductors coming behind the 3 gang box does not meet code, 300.4(D) have some photos of some houses where "EC" would never enter any box from the bottom, every one had the cables enter the top, but the wiring was poorly done & of course passed inspection.

Due to the garbage electrical work & the references to "110" & "220" volts, I called them a DIY'er with a C10 contractors lic.

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#216160 - 10/21/15 12:58 PM Re: Looking for some pictures [Re: gfretwell]
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Originally Posted By gfretwell
If you can track down Joe Tedesco, he has thousands of pictures. I am sure he has a web site.


I don't know if it's still that way, but Joe "owns" (copyrights) all the images (even if they're sent to him by other people).


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#216163 - 10/21/15 11:57 PM Re: Looking for some pictures [Re: sparkyinak]
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Old Joe seems to be in the wind. His web address is up for sale.
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