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Old 08-30-2012, 12:12 PM   #46
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Im still confused why you hacked it in, just to unhack it, then do it properly?

Good luck though. Looks like a fun project.

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Why didnt you do it to begin with? That makes no sense...
Simply put, wasn't thinking about it at the time.
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Im still confused why you hacked it in, just to unhack it, then do it properly?

Good luck though. Looks like a fun project.
Thanks! Also, I appreciate you pointing this out. It's the reason I posted this project up in the first place. Before, working on this, I hadn't come across the topic of what you do with THWN/THHN wires inside a structure. I thought of switching back to NM-B once I entered the cabinet but thought it would be a good idea to keep a continuous flow of un-broken conductor as much as possible. Unless someone pointed it out and had a strong opinion, as you do/have.
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Thanks! Also, I appreciate you pointing this out. It's the reason I posted this project up in the first place. Before, working on this, I hadn't come across the topic of what you do with THWN/THHN wires inside a structure. I thought of switching back to NM-B once I entered the cabinet but thought it would be a good idea to keep a continuous flow of un-broken conductor as much as possible. Unless someone pointed it out and had a strong opinion, as you do/have.
I personally would just buy a piece of carflex for the thhn, you can glue it right into the lb fitting and terminate it into the generator receptacle box, then run NM out of the that to the first GFI.
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I personally would just buy a piece of carflex for the thhn, you can glue it right into the lb fitting and terminate it into the generator receptacle box, then run NM out of the that to the first GFI.
Ok, that sounds like a plan. I have more than enough spare 10/2 NM-B to run from the LB to the GFI and onto the secondary outlet. I'll have to grab the right carflex fittings, next trip to HD.
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Ok, that sounds like a plan. I have more than enough spare 10/2 NM-B to run from the LB to the GFI and onto the secondary outlet. I'll have to grab the right carflex fittings, next trip to HD.
you cant splice in the LB unless it is listed for it, so you would need a junction box, which isnt a bad way to go either...

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