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#96935 - 01/09/06 07:02 PM Swimming pool motors
sparkync Offline

Registered: 10/17/02
Posts: 811
Loc: NC
Am I right in saying that a permantly wired circulation pump for a swimming pool DOES NOT have to be GFI protected? Only if it is cord and plug type? Thanks Steve..

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#96936 - 01/09/06 07:49 PM Re: Swimming pool motors
bot540 Offline

Registered: 09/14/04
Posts: 177
Loc: Vernon Hills, IL
After paging through article 680, I can't find anything that says it has to be only if it is cord and plug type(680.22 a(5)). If it was my pool I think I would want it protected anyways.
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#96937 - 01/09/06 10:43 PM Re: Swimming pool motors
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Registered: 10/24/04
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If it was my pool I think I would want it protected anyways.

Me too. The cost of that breaker is a lot less than the hospital bill/liabilty claim in the event someone gets lit up from a faulty motor.
Stupid should be painful.


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