66: Last I noticed, a "valise cap" is listed for rubber cord only. It looks like UF, and UF is not rubber cord, and UF is solid vs stranded. (If it's rx, same story), Also, last cap I saw had "round" strain relief built in cap, rubber cord is round, UF is flat, unless you mangle it. Now, what about "weatherproof in use"??? Haven't seen a valise cap with a bubble cover yet! (Seen a few with the Scotch33 weatherproofing thou. 'Nuff said John
#113791 - 10/06/0211:40 PMRe: Topic: >> Improper use of Wiring Methods and Materials
Oh well, yes it's probably subject to physical damage, and the "right way" is conduit and a WP box/recept/cover etc., but the red stickers are not BIG enough to list all the code articles & violations. Inproper use of listed equipment, short & sweet. Start over. John
PS Virgil: I didn't notice that this was "yours" when I first saw the post.
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#113795 - 10/07/0205:55 PMRe: Topic: >> Improper use of Wiring Methods and Materials
I'm sure you understand John, but for the sake of other readers I wish to point out that, yes, it is my picture, but not my work!
I can only imagine that the maintenance guy did this about christmastime, using the available UF cable originally for compliance with 600.5(A), or if it was a fountain, for fountain lights originally. The building isn't very old, about three years.
It caught my eye while on a gig with Fat Headed Monster . BTW, due to said (forgotten about) gig, I didn't make it to Point Pleasant this year with the fife and drum corps.
No pics of the Lowe!
-Virgil Residential/Commercial Inspector 5 Star Inspections Member IAEI
#113796 - 10/07/0206:46 PMRe: Topic: >> Improper use of Wiring Methods and Materials
66WV: Good greif, Sparky If you thought for 1 second that I would think that you installed that mess, you are DEAD WRONG. If my posts inferred that "it's your work" then....I HUMBLY APOLOGIZE. All I meant and still mean is........ THE PICTURE IS/WAS POSTED BY YOU.
Have a nice evening.
BTW; you refering to "Point Pleasant, NJ"?? If you do get up/out/over here; let me know, food & drinks & discussion.
#113797 - 10/08/0204:22 PMRe: Topic: >> Improper use of Wiring Methods and Materials