sorry, i must be the worst at over-using abbreviations here
some tie all egc's together, and some only tie the 12awg's together and put the 14awg's together in separate crimp sleeves, 250.148 seems to say all egc's are to be tied together, but it says "where circuit conductors are spliced" so i guess they could argue that it doesn't say "where DIFFERENT[12awg, 14awg] circuit conductors are spliced" they have to be spliced together. so if all ciruits with egc's in a plastic box are required to be spliced together, why doesn't it get turned down by inspectors? i just saw this today.
Al, thanks, that's a different way of looking at the parallel path idea for me. i always thought of parallel paths as bad things.
about the decoder ring thing.
maybe over in the left margin with the advertisements we could have a quick easy reference decoder ring listing of abbreviations of the top ten or so, think of all the bytes we could save
my votes are for these.
GEC grounding electrode conductor
GC grounded conductor
UGC ungrounded conductor
EGC equipment grounding conductor
BC branch circuit
OCPD overcurrent protection device