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Old 08-29-2009, 12:39 PM   #16
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Is that clamp listed for Qty (1) 12AWG/2 cable and Qty (1) 12AWG/3 cable?

Some clamps are listed for Qty (2) 14AWG/2 NM cables, but not for Qty (1) 14AWG/3 cable and Qty (1) AWG/2 cable, nor for Qty (2) of anything larger, the listing for these will say something like:

"application: Indoors Only. Fits NM Cable: #14/2, #12/2, #12/3, AWG or 2 #14/2 AWG or Flex Cord .300 to .560 inches diameter 3/8" (1/2ko). Type: Twin Screw. In a dry location, use to connect nonmetallic sheathed cable to a steel outlet box or other metal enclosure. Miscellaneous: 3/8" size fits 1/2" knockout.".

I've never seen a municipal inspector kick about it, and electricians commonly clamp Qty (2) of 12AWG/x cables in them, but doing so does technically violate the listing for these clamps...
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Old 08-29-2009, 12:40 PM   #17
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Them are some fancy pants connectors though!

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re: clamp

Sure is not correct. It's listed for one to two 14/2-12/2 cables and I am using 12/3 and 12/2. Good catch, THANKS!

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