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Old 01-13-2013, 12:37 PM   #1
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outlets on wall have to be GFCI

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Old 01-13-2013, 01:00 PM   #2
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This sounds like lyrics from a famous James Brown song:

Hot tub!
Get into the Hot Tub!
Hah!
Gotta Gotta Gotta get into the Hot Tub!@
Hah!
Get Down!
Outlets!
Gotta have an Outlet!
Good Gawd!
Outlets!
GFCI!
Gotta Gotta Gotta Gotta Have It!
GFCI My oh My
Hot Tub@@@
Gotta Have It

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Old 01-13-2013, 01:03 PM   #3
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There are a variety of rules that apply to hot tubs and their associated wiring. We cannot simply answer your question as it is too vague.
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Is there a question here? How far are the receptacles from the edge of the tub? They may not be allowed there.

If the receptacles are outside they should have GFI protection.
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I call them "Soak and Pokes".
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