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Old 5/10/13, 3:54 PM
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In what world would it be okay to do this? This is in the attic by the way.
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Old 5/10/13, 4:03 PM
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Interesting! Is this from the electrical panel or some HO add on?



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Old 5/10/13, 4:52 PM
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Maybe the place was wired with old NM cable that did not contain an EGC?
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Old 5/10/13, 5:10 PM
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Maybe the place was wired with old NM cable that did not contain an EGC?
That was my initial thought as well. Valiant effort



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Old 5/10/13, 5:57 PM
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What gets me is they even misspelled ground.
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Old 5/10/13, 5:59 PM
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What gets me is they even misspelled ground.
You forgot to add the accent. Write it like you speak it!
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Old 5/10/13, 6:04 PM
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Robert that is excactly what happened. How does that make this mess okay?
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Old 5/10/13, 9:20 PM
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I have video , alarm, ham radio wire of all sorts running in my attic.
Grounds are fine hots and not.





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Old 5/16/13, 2:16 PM
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Don't believe this complies with the true intent NEC 250.130(C) in my opinion. Creative at best.



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Old 5/17/13, 8:36 AM
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It is soooo out of the norm, I'd have to call it out. Let a licensed Sparky evaluate regardless of why it was done.



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