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#212792 02/14/14 07:21 PM
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I saw an interesting product. Bridgeport just got the Mighty Rite split bushings listed. They sell a wrap around insulating bushing and a grounding bushing that can be installed after the wire is pulled.
It might be handy for one of those "oops" moments.


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SqD has also released their combo GFCI/AFCI breaker for NEC 2014.
It comes in QO and HOM.


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Do you realize just how many times I got ahead of myself?
This split bushing is a great idea...


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Thanks Greg!!

It may hurt the'Crazy Glue' guys!


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The grounding bushings first came on the market in late 2012, as far as I can tell.

A you tube video advertising them.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V33Ey9bMT4

Did the insulating bushing version just get recently listed?


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Those figure to be great when cleaning up the Other Guy's work.

In new work, plain vanilla bonding bushings are always installed before the conductors are pulled.



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As an inspector it would make me feel a lot easier about calling the violation that has existed for a decade. It is only a little money, not pulling a 750MCM feeder out. wink


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These used to be the best quick fix for the grounding bushings:

http://www.tnb.com/ps/fulltilt/index.cgi?part=3659





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