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Old 01-27-2010, 03:24 PM   #31
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So we go from this:
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Does not matter, what you orig. stated is not code by NEC, nor by local code offices. I hope that I never stay anywhere that you inspected.


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It really falls under the gray area of preferred methods. Some areas may accept it as a acceptable practice, where as other areas may not.
Greg, you have STILL failed to show ANY proof or codes supporting your stance. It is fine to have an opinion, but not fine to state it as fact just because you don't like something.


Do I wire switches this way? No, not any more. I used to a long time ago. I just find it cleaner and easier to use pigtails.
That said, there is nothing wrong with doing it that way. Code or otherwise.



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I hope that I never stay anywhere that you inspected.
Now this is just scare tactics drama queen stuff.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:10 PM   #32
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Now this is just scare tactics drama queen stuff.
YES! I've been waiting for this thread to get interesting. Thanks Speedy for calling it like it is.... drama queen.... .
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I was not trying to start any fights all I was trying to do was give advice to someone. The only reason I kept harping on this was because I know what is legal and what is not. I do not wire anything unless it meets or exceeds code.
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Drama queen, no, that would be you. You personally have made a point to prove your knowledge, and yes you do make a point when you state your opinion, but when it comes to making personal attacks against someone on a public forum, that is when a line should be drawn.

You can call anyone that you disagree with, anything you want, but you personally do not know me, and personally, if you want to keep your thoughts about someone to yourself, that I would highly suggest, instead of stating them out loud to others.



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Greg: Pot-Kettle-Black

I know how you feel about me. You have stated this on other forums and made your own "personal attacks". Not that I care really. If I did I would have made something of it at the time. I was just making a point and trying to be funny about it. Others got it. I guess you didn't.

I suggest you follow your own advice as well. Let's just leave it at that.
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gregzoll,

Is was quite obvious that you were posting about something you didn't know about or understand. A rabbit ear is not a pig tail, it does not have a pig tail connected to it, there is no taped or heat sh rinked connection, the connection to the receptacle is virtually the same mechanically as a pig tail and there are no ends that are not properly terminated.

Pleas provide the milspec, rabbit ears were legal when I was an Electricians Mate in the Navy.

They are not a NEC code violation.

They are not unsafe.

There is no connection between house fires and the use of rabbit ears.

They are no mid line splices.

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gregzoll,
In re-reading your posts, I believe you are confusing a rabbit ear with a lineman's splice.
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