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Old 11-19-2012, 07:37 PM   #1
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Relocating breaker box

I'm relocating my breaker box. Is there a limit as to how many circuits can be pigtailed in order for them to reach new destination? I have about 25 wires to pigtail and will have the pigtails in a junction box wire nutted of course. Limit on how many can be in one junction box?

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Old 11-19-2012, 09:18 PM   #2
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Only limit is the size of the JB.

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Make sure you mark your current wire loads too. Many have gotten wires crossed by not properly labeling the existing wires from the circuit they were on. One harsh mistake can cause a damaged buss..or ark leading to a fire.
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There's a limit to how many can be in one conduit, depending on the length of the conduit.

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