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garage install #95886
10/17/05 11:12 AM
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tomselectrc  Offline OP
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is it permissable to run a curcuit overhead from a residental home to a garage?

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Re: garage install #95887
10/17/05 12:26 PM
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jw electric  Offline
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See article 225


Mike
Re: garage install #95888
10/17/05 02:16 PM
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George Little  Offline
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Should also look at Article 396 which tells us, Yes if it's a factory assembly.


George Little
Re: garage install #95889
10/17/05 04:36 PM
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George, why only a factory assembly 396.2(2)?


Greg Fretwell
Re: garage install #95890
10/17/05 05:15 PM
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tomselectrc  Offline OP
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so the way i read the code is it is allowed if i use triplex and maintain my clearances.

Re: garage install #95891
10/17/05 05:50 PM
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Kinda a suggestion that if he is using a cable method to look in each Article called out in T. 396.10(A) but if it's single strands of wire as identified in T. 310.3 or T. 310.6 he would not be able to comply with the (B) part of 396.10 and not be able to use it in residential. And, Yes tom triplex probably would be the best approach. IMHO


George Little
Re: garage install #95892
10/17/05 06:34 PM
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tomselectrc  Offline OP
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thank's for the info guys

Re: garage install #95893
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Why not UF cable on a messenger?


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Re: garage install #95894
11/09/05 02:27 PM
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so the way i read the code is it is allowed if i use triplex and maintain my clearances.
If the circuit is 120/240 and there is any chance of a present or future metallic connection between the two buildings you will want to use quadplex.
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Tom Horne


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"This alternating current stuff is just a fad. It is much too dangerous for general use" Thomas Alva Edison
Re: garage install #95895
11/09/05 02:32 PM
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Why not UF cable on a messenger?
In My Unhumble Opinion (IMUhO) UF on a messenger makes one ugly installation.
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"This alternating current stuff is just a fad. It is much too dangerous for general use" Thomas Alva Edison
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