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Old 09-08-2009, 01:12 AM   #1
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How close to an indoor bath tub jacuzzi can I place a dead front (faceless) gfci? Since this device doesn't have any plug-in receptacles, I want to locate it close to the tub which is on the second floor.

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what are you doing with the GFCI? Why would you have a remote GFCI unit rather than runiing a GFCI breaker?

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Some of these qualify as a disconnect also I believe.
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The deadfront GFI would be instead of a GFI breaker or a GFI receptacle under the skirt. Much easier to reset should it trip.
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The deadfront GFI would be instead of a GFI breaker or a GFI receptacle under the skirt. Much easier to reset should it trip.
I know what they can be used for. I just wanted to be sure it was as you are suggesting.



I cannot find anything definitive, yet but it appears power, in general, is not allowed within 5 feet of the inside of the tub.


what are you using for a disconnect?
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Is this a bath tub jacuzzi?
Or a hot tub jacuzzi (big) ?

Mine I wired in the basement, Inspector OK'd
I didn't want the outlet inside the skirt
I also didn't want a dead front GFCI in the bathroom
It's been a couple years & its never kicked off

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