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Old 08-23-2012, 10:31 PM   #1
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Hello, can anyone tell me the difference between a mogul LB and a regular LB and why you would use one over the other... Or advantages and disadvantages?

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Moguls are wire pulling elbows for RMC and IMC. They generally have more cubic inches of volume and you rarely see them used except where service entrance conductors enter a building. Some even have rollers in them to help when pulling the wire.

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Thanks for the reply.

Thats what I'm doing, new service, using 2" rigid. I see some of my neighbors have regular LBs. Is it "easier" to pull using the mogul?
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Thanks for the reply.

Thats what I'm doing, new service, using 2" rigid. I see some of my neighbors have regular LBs. Is it "easier" to pull using the mogul?
Yes ... larger wire sizes that are common to service entrance conductors will pull easier and there is a bigger 'hump' for lack of a better word on the Lb to allow for the bend of the wire when you close the access panel.
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Awesome! Thanks for the info!
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And they are a lot more expensive that regular LBs

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