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Old 03-15-2013, 10:49 AM   #1
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How should romex exit my sub panel if the shop will stay unfinished? Nm connector with bushing in box then how do I get over to my stud? Nail a 2x4 between studs under box and run romext on the back side of it?

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Go back and add your loctaion to your profile. Differant locations, differant codes.
Just go to Quick links to edit.

Also go a picture?

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Sorry it won't let me change it on my phone but I live in macon ga. These are the only pics I have.Probably no help but where the knockout is at the bottom I can't just use a nm connector and then pull the romex over to the inside center of the stud right? Would I need to use conduit and 90 over to it or something similar? Thanks!

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Need a better pic.
What do you mean "over to my stud"?
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When I run the ( and mc) through the knockout how do I get it over to the center of the stud to run up to my scab that goes across the ceiling joists. I'm not sure how to legally make these bends with romex and I have some mc cable to. It will remain unfinished.

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Drill holes in the top plate, place a scab between the studs above the panel, and bring the wire into the top.
I would run the wire on top of the joist and not the bottom.
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Well I was able to find the nec at a store and read that you can't go on top because you may hang something up there but I did think about justly going out the top and wasn't sure if the 2" PVC would be in the way.maybe I could come in the bottom of the panel with the 2" if that's ok.
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You are over thinking this thing.
Wires come out of the top of the panel all day long.
How many wires are you running?
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Probably 5 or 6. I'm just worried I'm going to do one thing wrong and fail the inspection. So you say just run it straight up and through the top plate?
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Yep!
Run a flat 2X between the studs 12" above the panel to staple the cables to.
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Cool thanks! Do you know if it's ok to use PVC in the panel? I've read it may need to be emt.
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Is this for the feed from the house?
PVC is fine.

What part of Macon?
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Yeah for the feeder. It's Bibb co. I'm really not sure how to get it to turn down fast enough to line up with the box. I looked all over lowes and never saw a 90 that wasn't really long like a noodle. I think it will end up in front of the panel instead of hitting the top.
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How are you feeding the panel from the house?

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