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#98898 - 06/21/06 08:44 PM low voltage splice accessibility  
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I need to splice a 2 wire #18 thermostat wire. Does this spice need to be accessible? This is in a garage that is going to have a fire rated ceiling installed over the splice.


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#98899 - 06/21/06 10:26 PM Re: low voltage splice accessibility  
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Although the code doesn't require the splice to be in a box or remain accessible, it is a darn good idea.


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#98900 - 06/21/06 10:52 PM Re: low voltage splice accessibility  
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As Ron said...
the 'Code' of common sense' should prevail, and the splice should be accessable.

Think about if you may have to return!!!

John


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#98901 - 06/21/06 11:02 PM Re: low voltage splice accessibility  
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A nail on box and a blank cover ($ 1.50)
would be worth it


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