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Old 06-09-2012, 06:23 PM   #1
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Anyone see things I may have missed? There is a lot more, but the panel is my main concern.
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It looks like your neutrals ang grounds are bonded. This is a sub panel right?

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Found your other post about the service. Ignorey above comment.
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If it is a subpanel, it's only fed with 3 wires.
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Switches aren't grounded and there is too much sheathing inside the boxes.
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Switches aren't grounded and there is too much sheathing inside the boxes.
Looks like his switches are grounded. But around here we have to crimp our grounds instead of just nutting them
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Damn it...phone pic didn't show the ground to the switch...just saw the splice.
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Damn it...phone pic didn't show the ground to the switch...just saw the splice.
Switch on right took me a few looks to find the ground.
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Looks like his switches are grounded. But around here we have to crimp our grounds instead of just nutting them

I'll post a few more in a bit. Are you saying it will fail inspection with wire nuts on ground instead of crimps?
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Switches aren't grounded and there is too much sheathing inside the boxes.
Yes, I did leave a bit too much sheathing. But, is there code that says it should not be there? I just want to make sure it passes.
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Couple more.
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Yes, I did leave a bit too much sheathing. But, is there code that says it should not be there? I just want to make sure it passes.
1/4" minimum. But leaving that much makes it much harder to work with and looks hack.

Also need to staple cables within 8" of boxes without internal clamps.
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you will need to kick plate where you came thru stud with pvc
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1/4" minimum. But leaving that much makes it much harder to work with and looks hack.

Also need to staple cables within 8" of boxes without internal clamps.
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This appears to be a sub panel in a detached building and needs a 4 wire connection back to the supply panel. Also since tbere is no main breaker you can only have 6 handle throws in this panel. And it looks like you are set up for alot more.

I don't see how this install will pass.
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This appears to be a sub panel in a detached building and needs a 4 wire connection back to the supply panel. Also since tbere is no main breaker you can only have 6 handle throws in this panel. And it looks like you are set up for alot more.

I don't see how this install will pass.
I'll give you the appears to be a sub in a detached, but the main breaker is *right there*

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