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Index tabs for your code book? #78245
08/30/01 11:17 AM
08/30/01 11:17 AM
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Matt M  Offline OP
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Laporte, MN, USA
I've found that using the sticky index tabs on the edges of the pages for the beginning of most sections, key articles and tables in the book help speed things up considerably. They put an end to thumbing through the book when trying to locate a particular code reference. Just curious, do any of you use these tabs also?

Matt

2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides
Re: Index tabs for your code book? #78246
08/30/01 04:25 PM
08/30/01 04:25 PM
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West Virginia
Being the tightwad that I am, I didn't buy the ones for the purpose of putting in the NEC that are pre-labelled by Article # and description...

I opted to go to Wal-Mart and get various colored Scotch tabs and write on them what I want...

But they are very helpful in speeding up the hunting process!


-Virgil
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Re: Index tabs for your code book? #78247
08/31/01 04:20 AM
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Absolutley an iron-clad prerequisite for any test !

Re: Index tabs for your code book? #78248
08/31/01 06:11 AM
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Bucks County PA
I have meant to order these many times. I also have reasoned that by not having them, I regularly stumble across interesting information that I am not looking for at the time. The down side is, I must have ADD, because, I usually become engrossed in these other articles, and don't get back on track for some time.

Re: Index tabs for your code book? #78249
08/31/01 03:58 PM
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LOL,
spoken like a true sparky !
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Re: Index tabs for your code book? #78250
08/31/01 08:16 PM
08/31/01 08:16 PM
electure  Offline

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Fullerton, CA USA
Agreed!
"It's the things you never read that you need to read"
I had a boss that told me this continually.

Just like mom, he was right. [Linked Image]


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