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#112814 - 09/27/01 12:20 AM Approved Terminations?  
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These connections were behind the flush mounted dryer receptacle. They fed 2 240 volt AC receptacles run on the surface in NM-B cables. This is 12-2 NM-B.

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This is the receptacle end of the AC outlet fed from the dryer circuit.

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This was fed by a 20 amp 12-3 NM-B. The splice was buried without a box behind the sheetrock. It fed 2 duplex receptacles wired with 14-2, one on each circuit.

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#112815 - 09/27/01 06:01 PM Re: Approved Terminations?  
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#112816 - 09/27/01 08:24 PM Re: Approved Terminations?  
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I think this installer learned his trade here in WV. [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

That translucent receptacle box in the middle picture is kinda cute, what did it start out life as?

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#112817 - 09/27/01 08:47 PM Re: Approved Terminations?  
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I like the last picture's grounding conductor termination technique, obviously some engineering went into it's design due to the flexibility needed of a flying splice.

#112818 - 09/27/01 11:53 PM Re: Approved Terminations?  
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This guy could not even figure out his color codes. The 3 wire fed 2 duplex receptacles. Yes he had 2 whites on the device, one was hot.

#112819 - 09/28/01 01:30 AM Re: Approved Terminations?  
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One would almost have to be a pro in order to know what mistakes to make on purpose at this magnitude! (did that make sense?)


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#112820 - 09/28/01 03:05 AM Re: Approved Terminations?  
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Different receptacles, different wire connectors, and different color codes, but otherwise it's very similar to a lot of the mess I get to sort out here.

That splice on the ground wires looks all too familiar.

#112821 - 09/28/01 11:23 PM Re: Approved Terminations?  
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Maybe this is caused by drinking your beer warm? LOL

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