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#98540 - 05/31/06 09:32 PM GEC sizing  
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200A service with 4/0 alum. cond. what size GEC is okay? i know that table 250.66 says #4 but im in an arguement with someone who says it's not required to be any larger than #6. also, there is no rebar ground and plastic water service. what do you say?


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#98541 - 05/31/06 09:43 PM Re: GEC sizing  
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250.66(A) says #6.


#98542 - 05/31/06 10:35 PM Re: GEC sizing  
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A driven ground never needs more than #6 cu. Any other electrode, #4 cu.


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