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Old 05-01-2013, 08:32 PM   #31
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you know,99% of the sections of this forum (carpentry,plumbing etc.) have actually provided me with some good info, but this one (electrical) is the "pits"! must be that electricians in general are a pain!
The other sections won't kill you in a New York minute either...

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you know,99% of the sections of this forum (carpentry,plumbing etc.) have actually provided me with some good info, but this one (electrical) is the "pits"! must be that electricians in general are a pain!
Not really depending on whom ya try to deal with it and I have see some members in here and other fourms are alot worst than your action is.

But try that over here in France it will turn your mind upside down a little bit.

Really in fact over here it is the other way around The electical side is not too bad but plumming over here is let say " Fou "* that all I am saying for now.

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Can 10/2 w/ground (type NM) be used from panel to a/c disconnects?
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Can 10/2 w/ground (type NM) be used from panel to a/c disconnects?
Yes, since the ground wire is NOT being used as a current-carrying conductor. When used as a neutral (as is the case in this particular thread), it IS carrying current as part of its normal operation.

Hence the Code violation.
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Can 10/2 w/ground (type NM) be used from panel to a/c disconnects?
An air conditioner is a straight 240 load. It does not need a neutral. Dryers and stoves have neutral current from timers, lights and motors.
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The other sections won't kill you in a New York minute either...
No your wrong, They won't kill you or burn your home to the ground in a New York nano second.
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you know,99% of the sections of this forum (carpentry,plumbing etc.) have actually provided me with some good info, but this one (electrical) is the "pits"! must be that electricians in general are a pain!
Hmm, whats more life threatening, a fire or a leak?

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