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Old 05-28-2011, 12:40 PM   #1
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Pull elbow behind drywall?


I know junction boxes must be accessible... does this apply to pull elbows in conduit?

I need to run from a junction box at the floor to my service panel, but the junction box is too offset for a straight run and too close to use long radius elbows... This is a 1-1/4" conduit run. A pull elbow would work just right, but it is in an area that would be enclosed...

Unless it is counted as being accessible if I use a panel which can be unscrewed for covering it?

At this point I guess I'm asking because I'm curious but I'm going to go up in size to 1-1/2" PVC so I can use a straight tube I already have and get the elbows with funds from returning the EMT pipe and fittings. Funds are cut off so buying more EMT is out.

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access panel would be required

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Old 05-28-2011, 01:34 PM   #3
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Was at Home Depot the other day and they have a plastic access panel that is about 4" by 6", perfect for you application. They were at the water heater accessory area.
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