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Old 05-04-2013, 11:22 PM   #16
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you know, shared knowledge and code logistics, the type of info you cant buy, but get for free...
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you know, shared knowledge and code logistics, the type of info you cant buy, but get for free...
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Yes it is not my decision to make, but I have warned you about Trollboy, so watch your back. If there is anyone that loves to argue about pointless stuff, Stickboy is that person.
So you are saying that the incorrect information you posted in post #8 shoulld not have been refuted?

Also Philly Master in post #7 posted information that pertained to duplexes that is correct. However, the topic was about individual branch circuits and simplex receptacles.
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Just want to make sure it is ok to use single receptacles on my dedicated cirucits for my ACs.
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Jim no I am not stating that there was incorrect info given in post 8. It is just that there are some that go too far in depth on the threads, with unneeded info.

I look at it this way, that if the OP wanted to know about codes, they would ask about those regarding the use of the single outlet unit on a circuit and why.

I have stated this the past couple of weekes that these threads are turning into code compliance, and big arguments about stuff, that the op has never asked about, or even probably wants or cares about.
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I have stated this the past couple of weekes that these threads are turning into code compliance, and big arguments about stuff, that the op has never asked about, or even probably wants or cares about.
Code compliance is important. Weather or not an OP ask or thinks about it. It would be neglectful for the Pros answering the questions not to point out code requirements/restrictions/violations.

When an OP continues to state they are going to ignore code and do unsafe acts, we close and or remove that thread.
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Jim no I am not stating that there was incorrect info given in post 8. It is just that there are some that go too far in depth on the threads, with unneeded info.

I look at it this way, that if the OP wanted to know about codes, they would ask about those regarding the use of the single outlet unit on a circuit and why.

I have stated this the past couple of weeks that these threads are turning into code compliance, and big arguments about stuff, that the op has never asked about, or even probably wants or cares about.
That is ludacris. If the OP knew information like that they probably would not need to ask a question. It is when people with additional knowledge bring additional facts into the topic that nuances like the need to use a circuit rated simplex are brought out. Adding info so the codes can be followed is helpful and responsible.
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Beenthere, yes it is important, but the OP never asked about it, nor did I see them question the need to have the citations pulled. This stuff happens on every electrical thread, that really at most should be short, but end up being full of code cites and negative feedback when others contribute a question or opinion as to why someone is quoting information that has nothing to do with what the original question is.

All the OP asked was if it was okay to use that single outlet, and what circuit amp it was going to be on. The answers should have been what the restrictions are in using on a branch circuit and why it is, not go so far in depth, that it ended up being a class on electrical codes.
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Beenthere, yes it is important, but the OP never asked about it, nor did I see them question the need to have the citations pulled. This stuff happens on every electrical thread, that really at most should be short, but end up being full of code cites and negative feedback when others contribute a question or opinion as to why someone is quoting information that has nothing to do with what the original question is.

All the OP asked was if it was okay to use that single outlet, and what circuit amp it was going to be on. The answers should have been what the restrictions are in using on a branch circuit and why it is, not go so far in depth, that it ended up being a class on electrical codes.
Greg, you can always start your own Electrical Forum if you don't like it here.
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Also beenthere, if they choose to ignore code, there is nothing we can do about that outside this forum. Really if they choose to ignore information and how they want to do it, we did our job by explaining the whys and how.

After they leave here, it is ultimately up to the man above to give them a wakeup if something happens.
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