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Old 08-29-2009, 07:25 PM   #16
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Multiple wires under one staple


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I put as many as will fit. I also put as few staples as possible. Never in 30+ years been tagged on a staple violation. If an inspector is looking at staples, he isn't looking at the real issues.
I had a guy gig me for two cables side-by-side down a 2x4. He said I couldn't do that. I said I have plenty of room and am easily 1-1/4" from the edge. He almost didn't let it go.
That guy was a jerk. One of those that HAVE to find something.


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