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low voltage splice accessibility #98898
06/21/06 07:44 PM
06/21/06 07:44 PM
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gserve  Offline OP
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I need to splice a 2 wire #18 thermostat wire. Does this spice need to be accessible? This is in a garage that is going to have a fire rated ceiling installed over the splice.

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Re: low voltage splice accessibility #98899
06/21/06 09:26 PM
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Although the code doesn't require the splice to be in a box or remain accessible, it is a darn good idea.


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Re: low voltage splice accessibility #98900
06/21/06 09:52 PM
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As Ron said...
the 'Code' of common sense' should prevail, and the splice should be accessable.

Think about if you may have to return!!!

John


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Re: low voltage splice accessibility #98901
06/21/06 10:02 PM
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mister h  Offline
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A nail on box and a blank cover ($ 1.50)
would be worth it


ken

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