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Switchless lamppost? #15695
10/25/02 06:21 AM
10/25/02 06:21 AM
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Redsy  Offline OP
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A potential customer wants to install a lamppost. There is a receptacle in the middle of the front yard fed from a timer for holiday lighting. Is there any reason not to pick up power from the receptacle to feed a lamppost wit integral photocell?
There would be no switch other than the timer.

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Re: Switchless lamppost? #15696
10/25/02 10:33 AM
10/25/02 10:33 AM
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Redsy:
Don't see why not you can do what you said. The "timer" will control the recept and the post light. There is no requirement (resi) that I am aware of that a "switch" has to be in-line. I would make sure the recept is GFI with a "bubble cover ('02 NEC, since you have to touch it. Make sure the CB is marked, afavorite of some inspectors.
John


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