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Old 05-27-2014, 06:41 PM   #1
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Hello I had to move my whole house generator 4 foot from my house and the whip does not reach,can I make one to reach or do I have to run conduit under ground, is there a certain length your allowed by code thanks john

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It all depends on what your local code office states. If you are moving it because of noise. Take into consideration the tripping hazard if you do not bury conduit for the wiring between the genset to the Interlock panel or Disconnect on the side of the house.

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It all depends on what your local code office states. If you are moving it because of noise. Take into consideration the tripping hazard if you do not bury conduit for the wiring between the genset to the Interlock panel or Disconnect on the side of the house.
Really? A state is going to file an amendment on distance of a generator?
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Hello I had to move my whole house generator 4 foot from my house and the whip does not reach,can I make one to reach or do I have to run conduit under ground, is there a certain length your allowed by code thanks john
You can either purchase a longer whip or make your own, in my opinion, its cheaper to purchase a longer whip.
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(15) Flexible metal conduit not over 1.8 m (6 ft) long or liquidtight flexible metal conduit not over 1.8 m (6 ft) long between raceways, or between raceway and service equipment, with equipment bonding jumper routed with the flexible metal conduit or the liquidtight flexible metal conduit according to the provisions of 250.102(A), (B), (C), and (E)
(16) Liquidtight flexible nonmetallic conduit
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(15) flexible metal conduit not over 1.8 m (6 ft) long or liquidtight flexible metal conduit not over 1.8 m (6 ft) long between raceways, or between raceway and service equipment, with equipment bonding jumper routed with the flexible metal conduit or the liquidtight flexible metal conduit according to the provisions of 250.102(a), (b), (c), and (e)
(16) liquidtight flexible nonmetallic conduit
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You can bury liquidtite.

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