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Old 07-14-2013, 11:57 AM   #16
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Chase nipple minus the lock nut.

Sorry. I now realize you have a post and cannot get the locknut on it.
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:10 PM   #17
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So glad he came back and told us what the inspector said *sarc*
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.... Inspector comes Monday...I guess I'll soon know if it was ok or not
He very well might come back.
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Chase nipple minus the lock nut.

Sorry. I now realize you have a post and cannot get the locknut on it.
I personally like the idea but all it does is protect the wire from the sharp hole..it doesn't have clamping ability...would it be code compliant?
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Inspector approved everything, although I don't know if he took a close look
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Use a NM connector, listed for 2 cables. You'll probably need to ream the hole already cut to accept the connector, but the box will definitely cover the larger hole.


Guys..... I;ve read that alot as to having a roxex clamp listed for two cables.... but I've never seen anything on the plastic pouch on "standard" romex clamps as to being listed for two cables.


I'm not a day-to-day or licensed Sparky, but I've done alot of of my own work under permit, run plenty of 12 and 14 two at a time through those clamps , never had a permit issue.


Is there a difference in romex clamps for 1 and 2 cable that I should pay attention to with those clamps.???


( I always have them stapled within 12")

(I'm not addressing 2 UF per se, never had the issue.

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My experience is that most inspectors don't care if you put 2 NM's in those connectors, but you will find one that will demand to see the listing.
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I personally like the idea but all it does is protect the wire from the sharp hole..it doesn't have clamping ability...would it be code compliant?
I like it too and thats how all my sheet metal gazebo is done. Chase nipples and bell boxes. Chase nipples screwed into the back of the bell box.

No not compliant as the nipple does not secure the cable.
But with UF and two per 1/2" nipple, they are not going/falling out.

No inspection on mine, but probably would pass none the less.

And sorry once again. You would need no lock nut if you are using bell boxes.

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