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680.22(A)(3) #170137
10/27/07 02:47 PM
10/27/07 02:47 PM
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Did you see they just moved this up to 6' minimum?
Cool, now you can put your TV right on the pool coping for easy channel changes without getting out of the water ...

but be sure you keep those Malibu lights 5' away!



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Re: 680.22(A)(3) [Re: gfretwell] #170182
10/29/07 09:38 AM
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Betcha they changed it because of a TV or other electric item comes with a 6ft cord . And its for dwelling units only. They Know there gonna put something there anyway so it won't have and extension cord and still be on GFI.
one mans opnion.

Re: 680.22(A)(3) [Re: Yoopersup] #170198
10/29/07 12:20 PM
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Rope light also comes with a 6' cord.


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Re: 680.22(A)(3) [Re: gfretwell] #170215
10/29/07 07:11 PM
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Greg:

I think (hope) that this is a 'typo'!!


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Re: 680.22(A)(3) [Re: HotLine1] #170248
10/30/07 08:56 AM
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680.22(A)(3) reads 6 feet; I just checked my copy of the 2008 NEC.

The commentary in the ROP says that it was done to correlate with the standard 6' appliance cord.


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Re: 680.22(A)(3) [Re: ghost307] #170258
10/30/07 11:58 AM
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Yup, you want to be sure the swimmers can reach that TV without getting out of the pool.
Pure insanity.
I thought the original 10' was so you COULDN'T reach the radio from the pool but it was still close enough to hear.


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Re: 680.22(A)(3) [Re: gfretwell] #170265
10/30/07 04:28 PM
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OK, now that you cleared that up...still don't sound right!


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Re: 680.22(A)(3) [Re: gfretwell] #170451
11/03/07 09:57 AM
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Originally Posted by gfretwell
I thought the original 10' was so you COULDN'T reach the radio from the pool but it was still close enough to hear.


I thought that was the point as well.

Re: 680.22(A)(3) [Re: gfretwell] #170823
11/12/07 09:38 PM
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I don't have the copy of the 2008 yet. I do a lot of pools. Are you saying the 2008 says you can have the outlets 6 ft. now instead of the 10 ft. as was required??
Wow, and I thought the code was for our safety. Thanks, Steve..

Re: 680.22(A)(3) [Re: sparkync] #178976
06/18/08 09:54 PM
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Greg,

You can move the pool receptacle closer than 10', but you need TP receptacles in a house for safety. Does this really make sense?


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