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#171578 - 12/01/07 12:10 AM More Gems  
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Found this romex coming down from that conduit on the wall spliced to landscape wiring. Note the wire nuts in picture.

This cover plate (in use type for sure) was on the same wall of the house. Probably from the guy that brought us the romex splice trick.

Luckily they have a reliable Zinsco Panel that is sure to function in the event of an emergency.

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#171608 - 12/01/07 07:50 PM Re: More Gems [Re: Admin]  
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Really do like the indoor outlet on the exterior.


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#171617 - 12/01/07 11:19 PM Re: More Gems [Re: Hemingray]  
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Originally Posted by Hemingray
Really do like the indoor outlet on the exterior.

Same here. I have to wonder why even the most ignorant or most uncaring HO doesn't ask, "Shouldn't that be covered or something?" Yeah, something. laugh


#171664 - 12/02/07 09:15 PM Re: More Gems [Re: Retired_Helper]  
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For safety's sake, shouldn't that be a GFCI?


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#171668 - 12/02/07 10:43 PM Re: More Gems [Re: Hemingray]  
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if it was, they would have disabled it alredy so the lights would stop tripping it


#171695 - 12/03/07 12:59 PM Re: More Gems [Re: KJ]  
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The plate doesn't match the outlet. An electrical and decorating violation.

RSlater,
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#171718 - 12/04/07 02:51 AM Re: More Gems [Re: Admin]  
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I've seen worse.... why do people always love SJT cord so much?

Gotta love that rusted out Sylvania-Zinsco panel.... really rounds out this lovely install. LOL.


#171763 - 12/04/07 10:23 PM Re: More Gems [Re: hardwareguy]  
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Originally Posted by hardwareguy


Gotta love that rusted out Sylvania-Zinsco panel.... really rounds out this lovely install. LOL.


That is normal for those, they did not use much in the way of rust resistant steel for the enclosures.


#171917 - 12/08/07 06:59 PM Re: More Gems [Re: Hemingray]  
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Originally Posted by Hemingray
Really do like the indoor outlet on the exterior.


It saves money on material and creates higher profits.


#171920 - 12/08/07 08:44 PM Re: More Gems [Re: hardwareguy]  
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Originally Posted by hardwareguy
I've seen worse.... why do people always love SJT cord so much?



Hey, THey used wire nuts and tape.... what else do you expect? w/p filled wirenuts? Those are 'spensive! laugh

~Matt


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