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I installed a 70 watt HPS security light on the side of my house. Originally I planned to use 1/2" rigid conduit to run the wires on the exterior of my house, below the fascia and attached to the stucco. Then i was looking at the liquid tite in a 100 foot roll and that seemed much easier for my application with assorted 90's and 45's in the run. The home depot guy assured me this was up to code, but now I am reading otherwise. I ran about 50 feet of 1/2" liquid tite containing three 12 GA. wires from my sub panel to the light. Used all of the associated liquid tight connectors and such. Is this up to snuff? Have been reading this type of conduit is meant for short runs of six feet or less? I'm in California.
 

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As long as it is supported correctly, you can run it as long as you want.
I bet you had a hell of a time getting that wire in there!
 

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Supported every two feet.
And , your second comment is really making me laugh right now...
Tried for about two hours to push the wire through by hand, that didn't work,
Used another hour trying to fish a single aluminum wire through to grab the other three, that didn't work,
After kicking my dog and yelling at my girlfriend ( i didn't really kick my dog) I went to the local hardware store ( it was getting dark) and spent $50 on a "deluxe" fish tape that was a total POS. But an hour after that I had my light hooked up...
 

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Using HPS in a dwelling is likely a violation of 410.75.

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I'm pretty sure the 6 foot thing only applies if you don't run a ground.
 

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6 foot thing?
250.118, but I was thinking of LFMC being used as ground. Dont know if this would apply to non metallic LFNC.

Was trying to answer OP's 1st post.
 

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Supported every two feet.
And , your second comment is really making me laugh right now...
Tried for about two hours to push the wire through by hand, that didn't work,
Used another hour trying to fish a single aluminum wire through to grab the other three, that didn't work,
After kicking my dog and yelling at my girlfriend ( i didn't really kick my dog) I went to the local hardware store ( it was getting dark) and spent $50 on a "deluxe" fish tape that was a total POS. But an hour after that I had my light hooked up...

Should have just used a shop-vac and sucked it through.
 
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