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#116333 - 03/28/04 08:05 PM Owner-builder job  
Ryan_J  Offline
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,374
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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#116334 - 03/28/04 08:15 PM Re: Owner-builder job  
Jps1006  Offline
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 615
Northern IL

#116335 - 03/28/04 08:15 PM Re: Owner-builder job  
iwire  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,391
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

#116336 - 03/28/04 08:20 PM Re: Owner-builder job  
Ryan_J  Offline
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,374
West Jordan, Utah, USA
Wow: two posts in under two minutes!!!

I'll have to show you the'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

#116337 - 03/28/04 08:32 PM Re: Owner-builder job  
BigJohn  Offline
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 391
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....


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


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

#116338 - 03/28/04 08:39 PM Re: Owner-builder job  
electure  Offline

Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,260
Fullerton, CA USA
Certainly did the wrong thing in a very right way.

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

#116339 - 03/28/04 10:05 PM Re: Owner-builder job  
wa2ise  Offline
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 782
Oradell NJ USA
Don't you need porcelien knobs and tubes here? [Linked Image]

#116340 - 03/28/04 10:06 PM Re: Owner-builder job  
big guy  Offline
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 59
hay is that knob and tube wiring LOL

#116341 - 03/28/04 10:31 PM Re: Owner-builder job  
PCBelarge  Offline
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 681
Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA
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 Belarge

#116342 - 03/28/04 10:37 PM Re: Owner-builder job  
ga.sparky56  Offline
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Posts: 558
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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