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Old 10-19-2009, 10:17 AM   #16
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Who told you any of this? You have several obvious professionals from contractortalk telling you this is BS. When ever you are told something, find out who is doing the telling. I can't tell you how many jobs I've done where the owner comes up and says "someone said", and you figure out that someone has the professional construction credentials of a poodle.

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Old 10-19-2009, 12:04 PM   #17
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Who told you any of this? You have several obvious professionals from contractortalk telling you this is BS. When ever you are told something, find out who is doing the telling. I can't tell you how many jobs I've done where the owner comes up and says "someone said", and you figure out that someone has the professional construction credentials of a poodle.
This is absolutely true. Whomever told you this is full of you know what. An Electrical inspector will never take any wires loose or use any kind of measuring device with the exception of the simple polarity tester you plug into an outlet.
Also, there is no such thing as "high voltage" in a residence.

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Old 10-19-2009, 05:58 PM   #18
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Very interesting. Thanks again. I'll be speaking to this person hopefully soon. Then I'll post the updates.
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Go Melanie!

I'm dying to know what this is all about!

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Unless your husband convinced you to run the place on a 4160V genset with 13,800V transmission to run 600V (480V in the US) shop equipment and all the necessary switchgear you would never need to high-Pot (high potential over-voltage test, or "megger" short for Megaohmeter, a device used for the test) anything in a residential application. As the others mention inspectors will not pull anything apart, just test your polarity, ground and ground fault interrupt.

Find out who the BS'er is and take em to task!
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Old 10-20-2009, 03:19 PM   #21
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Unless your husband convinced you to run the place on a 4160V genset with 13,800V transmission to run 600V (480V in the US) shop equipment and all the necessary switchgear you would never need to high-Pot (high potential over-voltage test, or "megger" short for Megaohmeter, a device used for the test) anything in a residential application. As the others mention inspectors will not pull anything apart, just test your polarity, ground and ground fault interrupt.

Find out who the BS'er is and take em to task!
Hey, I like you. Right to the point.

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