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Old 01-13-2008, 10:47 AM   #31
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Our county inspector requires pigtails for all residential wiring. We don't try to argue with him as he's generally very reasonable, knowledgeable, and efficient. No idea if it's statewide (Oregon) or just this guy's way of doing things. I tend to use a lot of deep boxes so there's plenty of room for all the little "tails".

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Old 01-13-2008, 11:20 AM   #32
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Not neccessarily so.

Some receps are designed to accept 2 wires under a screw (actually they are clamps as opposed to just a screw)
Then they wouldn't be under a screw then would they?
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Those licensed to do electrical work that have integrity would certainly use the pigtail method. The other method is considered to be the work of the low end (schlock) installers. Just to save the cost of a few wire nuts, pure and simple.
I have to agree with Speedy on this one.

The recs we use are UL listed and approved for 20 amp feed through.

Are you saying that UL is run by a bunch of "schlocks"?

Where did you go to school and work to become so much smarter than them?
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Old 01-13-2008, 01:27 PM   #34
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Not grumpy at all, just plain truthful. I know bs when I see it. You are not nearly educated or experienced enough to pull that .02 psych bs.
This is not the first time you stalked me here. You have to get a life, instead of stalking people on the net. I realize this site is your life, I have seen your type many times, so I should be cognizant that all you have to look forward to is posting here.
As far as wiring, more than a couple of you will ever do in your entire lifetime. Granted, I've been retired for a few years, but I know inferior wiring practices when I see them.
I'd be more than willing to provide the owner/administrator of this website with my name, phone number, PE license no, and Master Electrician Lic no.
I would assume you would also do the same, if you have the credentials.
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Definitely a little tense, Mr. Garth. Just got a new camera. If I can figure out how to post pics would ya'll be interested in my "inferior work"? I've wired a blue million homes "perfectly" and am engaged in my 14 MO in commercial work. I am headed to Athens GA to wire a hospital Monday.
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Old 01-13-2008, 02:10 PM   #35
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I am headed to Athens GA to wire a hospital Monday.
must be a pretty small hospital if all it will take is Monday

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I'd be more than willing to provide the owner/administrator of this website with my name, phone number, PE license no, and Master Electrician Lic no.
JGarth, I presume your masters license is not in your current state of residence as listed below your name, correct?

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If I can figure out how to post pics would ya'll be interested in my "inferior work"?
Andy, I know your work isn't inferior but that doesn't mean we don't like pictures here!
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This is one thing that has always bothered me... the fact that people can't just admit that there are 2 ways to do things sometimes... and neither one is the ONLY way. That screams ignorance to me.

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