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Old 03-30-2014, 06:36 PM   #1
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I have outdoor electrical outlet next to my tree. The outlet is being held up onto a pvc pipe with tie wraps. Also I have a freezer bag covering the outlet due to it being rusted and cracked..... can you give me a better way on hooking this outlet up?
What supplies would I need as well?

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Old 03-30-2014, 06:49 PM   #2
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If they messed all that up is the wiring at least rated UF?
Should have been A watertight box, watertight connectors, gray PVC run below ground, wires run at least 18" below ground.
In use cover over GFI outlet.
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Old 03-30-2014, 07:04 PM   #4
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Its the grey pvc run.
I just need a post and weather proof box, the plug us not GFCI
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Needs to be GFI.
Any box store has PVC water tight boxes and fittings.
Even a 4 X 4 will work as a post.
Posting a picture would sure help.
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The GFI needs to be weather resistant also.
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I have outdoor electrical outlet next to my tree. The outlet is being held up onto a pvc pipe with tie wraps. Also I have a freezer bag covering the outlet due to it being rusted and cracked..... can you give me a better way on hooking this outlet up?
What supplies would I need as well?
If its rusted and cracked ! it needs to be replaced !
use a weather proof type in a proper enclosure.
install a gfci inside the house where the cables leave.
This way it protects all the cable to the outlet as well.
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:28 PM   #8
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I would attach a picture but can not find the atta ch button.
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Old 04-01-2014, 02:18 AM   #9
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You need to hit the Brown "Post Reply" button below the last post, or if you are starting in the "Quick Reply" hit the "Go Advanced" button.

You will then have 2 rows of tool buttons. Hit the paper clip on the top row to attach a photo.

An alternative is to scroll down to the "Additional Options" and from the "Attach Files" Box, click "Manage Attachments".

You can hit the preview post button right next to the submit reply, to see the pic in your post.
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Im utilizing my Samsung Galaxy S3 App. Cannot upload attachments from the app?

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