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#77972 - 08/05/01 08:49 AM Does the NEC Allow This Type of Modification?
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#77973 - 08/05/01 09:38 AM Re: Does the NEC Allow This Type of Modification?
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"Better leave that one to the pros!"

ok, fine...

And just who do you think are the 'pro's' that list adapters for 30A 120V to adapt to 15A 120 v receptacles that are seen in campgrounds?


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#77974 - 08/05/01 10:51 AM Re: Does the NEC Allow This Type of Modification?
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#77975 - 08/05/01 11:23 AM Re: Does the NEC Allow This Type of Modification?
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http://www.campingworld.com/browse/skus/index.cfm?deptID=3&subOf=185,55&skunum=12854

we can even adapt a 50A camper into said 15 A receptacle....

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#77976 - 08/05/01 11:26 AM Re: Does the NEC Allow This Type of Modification?
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http://www.campingworld.com/browse/skus/index.cfm?deptID=3&subOf=185,55&skunum=18342

and look! we can adapt either way here....

[This message has been edited by sparky (edited 08-05-2001).]

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#77977 - 08/05/01 11:36 AM Re: Does the NEC Allow This Type of Modification?
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The ease of access to such items basically is saying 551-71 is not universally enforced.
( 70% @ 30A )

i realize that state funding for AHJ's is sometimes limited to public buildings only

The result seems to be a 'tail wagging the dog' scenario here...


[This message has been edited by sparky (edited 08-05-2001).]

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#77978 - 08/05/01 12:08 PM Re: Does the NEC Allow This Type of Modification?
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I could then cemented a bridge between the switches so they both had to be switched together.

does Time Life know about this guy?

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#77979 - 08/05/01 12:41 PM Re: Does the NEC Allow This Type of Modification?
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Simply amazing!

This person professes to being an Electrician specializing in Government work?

Sparky,

Maybe Darwin would be interested too.

Bill

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#77980 - 08/05/01 03:53 PM Re: Does the NEC Allow This Type of Modification?
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http://www.darwinawards.com/index.htm

yuppy!, he belongs among the ranks . His postition, however, is clearly helped along by the powers that be

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