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#81293 - 08/02/02 08:28 AM Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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What is the operative word here... "in" or "dwelling"? In other words, is it OK to install this above a basement door below a porch in (on?) a dwelling?

Again, this 100% Compliance thing is really complicated... but I'm trying my best...
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#81294 - 08/02/02 09:59 AM Re: Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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I've never understood why that fixture can't be used in dwellings. Does anyone know?
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#81295 - 08/02/02 11:49 AM Re: Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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Aw man, do I gotta rip this thing down?

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#81296 - 08/02/02 04:03 PM Re: Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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I don't know Don, it's really of better quality that most interior fixtures anyway..
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#81297 - 08/02/02 04:35 PM Re: Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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Ah yes living by the letter of the law!
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#81298 - 08/02/02 05:36 PM Re: Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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Well, see I'm thinking about replacing my truck, and I'd like to get a pair of magnetic signs (my current truck has too much bondo...), and I was thinking of a slogan...

KELLY ELECTRIC
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100% Code Compliant Electrical Work

Figure I better make sure I'm living up to it first...
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#81299 - 08/02/02 06:13 PM Re: Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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Yeah those are cool. I always wanted to put a red bulb with a flasher button in one of those.
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#81300 - 08/02/02 06:40 PM Re: Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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Rabbit, don't be goin' and givin' me any ideas, now!

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#81301 - 08/03/02 05:43 AM Re: Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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lol!, quite the reverse, your attention to detail is commendable Vig....perhaps the 'white book' or UL link would provide rationale?

BTW...
i once saw a 'lectrical rig that said....


We'll Check Your Shorts

i can't believe S/He actuall put that on a truck......
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#81302 - 08/03/02 07:00 AM Re: Vapor Proof Fixture- Dwelling?
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I worked for a company that had "Voltswagon" on the back of the trucks and "we get your juices flowing" on the shirts. Another local guy had "Let us remove your shorts" in his newspaper ad. Also is the fixture mounted in the dwelling. If it was on a dwelling i would fail to see a problemn.
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