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Owner-builder job #108413
03/28/04 07:05 PM
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Ryan_J  Offline OP
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West Jordan, Utah, USA
Sometimes violations are hard to find, and some times you just start laughing as soon as you open the door.....

[Linked Image]


I'll post some more pics of this job when I get more time.


Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City
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Re: Owner-builder job #108414
03/28/04 07:15 PM
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Jps1006  Offline
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Northern IL
laughing.........

Re: Owner-builder job #108415
03/28/04 07:15 PM
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iwire  Offline
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North Attleboro, MA USA
Ryan did you set this up in your garage for us to have a good laugh. [Linked Image]

This is a classic, nail plates what more do you want. [Linked Image]


Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician
Massachusetts
Re: Owner-builder job #108416
03/28/04 07:20 PM
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Ryan_J  Offline OP
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Wow: two posts in under two minutes!!!

I'll have to show you the rest...you'll die. Nuetrals on hots, hots on nuetrals, bonding on the load side ( A real fire hazard in this case...think about it), Schedule 40 lateral riser, no bonds on metal raceway with GEC, etc...

Heres the best part...they used a bond bushing on the panel. What exactly are tehy bonding here...the locknut?

I'll hopefully get some more up tonight or tommorrow.


Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City
Re: Owner-builder job #108417
03/28/04 07:32 PM
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BigJohn  Offline
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Boston, MA
They bond conduit that doesn't exist, and they nail-plate individual conductors that shouldn't be there to begin with, this all seems just a little bit backwards....

Ryan_J,

What do you mean by "bonding on the load side"?

-John

[This message has been edited by BigJohn (edited 03-28-2004).]

Re: Owner-builder job #108418
03/28/04 07:39 PM
03/28/04 07:39 PM
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Posts: 4,263
Fullerton, CA USA
Cool!
Certainly did the wrong thing in a very right way.

Ryan'
I'm curious. What did you cite as "the" violation?

Re: Owner-builder job #108419
03/28/04 09:05 PM
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wa2ise  Offline
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Oradell NJ USA
Don't you need porcelien knobs and tubes here? [Linked Image]

Re: Owner-builder job #108420
03/28/04 09:06 PM
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big guy  Offline
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pa
hay is that knob and tube wiring LOL

Re: Owner-builder job #108421
03/28/04 09:31 PM
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PCBelarge  Offline
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Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA
Ryan
Please tell us this was not installed by an electrician. Jeez, I am really perplexed as to how this kind of installation can really be done. It is a sad state of how things are if that is a licensed electrician's work.

Pierre


Pierre Belarge
Re: Owner-builder job #108422
03/28/04 09:37 PM
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ga.sparky56  Offline
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young harris georgia usa
Pierre,If you'd come to my part of Ga. I could show you lots of stuff like this done by "Licensed" electricians.

If I can figure out how to work this new digital camera,I'll send Bill some pics.

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