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Old 10-19-2015, 08:32 AM   #1
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Sheathed wire


I recently put in a sub panel about 12" away from my main panel. I am running circuit wire from the main to the sub panel and was curious if I need to keep the outer sheathing on the bundle of wire between the boxes. The only bare wire would be the ground wire but wasn't sure if I needed to keep the outer rubbery sheath on.
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Old 10-19-2015, 05:33 PM   #2
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Are you using conduit or cable? Cable needs the outer sheath intact until inside the box.
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