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Old 10-22-2010, 11:08 AM   #1
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Can I use 3/2 romex as service entrance cable (overhead) for a 125 A panel?

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Old 10-22-2010, 12:32 PM   #2
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No. NM cannot be used outside, even if in conduit.

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Old 10-23-2010, 12:54 AM   #3
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From the NEC section on type NM cable:

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334.12 Uses Not Permitted....
(A)(3)As service-entrance cable....
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Old 10-23-2010, 10:43 AM   #4
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Thanks for your replies! better open that Code book next time!
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