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Old 02-24-2012, 11:49 AM   #16
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I saw what looked like a white conductor in the mix and assumed they were individual conductors.

If they are NM cables the method is still incorrect as the cables are not fastened to the enclosure properly.

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I agree.

About the white wire...thinking it might be 8/3 or 6/3 with another cable entering a 1" or 1-1/4" romex/SE clamp.
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Why so many cables in one opening. It should be one knockout per cable.
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Why so many cables in one opening. It should be one knockout per cable.
I put two cables in one connector if I need to. Only with 12/2 and 14/2. Never had any issue. I believe the connector packaging has instructions as to how many cables can be used?
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Correct John, the packaging will tell you the listed combinations allowed in the connector.

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