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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 10/2/18, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 173
Re: Happy birthday Jeff Pope!!

I’m glad you like it!

Thanks all!
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 10/2/18, 1:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 173
Re: Happy birthday Jeff Pope!!

Thank you all. Hard to believe I’ve been part of this association for 15+ years. Time flies when you’re having fun :mrgreen:
Forum: California Home Inspectors 7/6/18, 3:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Re: Looming slowdown in So Cal?

My thoughts exactly...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 5/22/18, 1:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,159
Re: NM Romex Jacket in Panel

Correct. There is no maximum.
Forum: California Home Inspectors 1/30/18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,679
Re: Jan 1st 2018 weather you inspect pools or not!!!

This is why the client no longer gets the option to “opt out” of the P&S inspection with me. If I am REQUIRED to report on something, the client will be charged accordingly.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/3/18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Re: Remote panel question

Like Robert said, nothing about this panel is correct...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/23/17, 9:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Re: Auxiliary Panel

Super busy at the new house, but all is well - Thanks. I hope you fared well with the storms in your area.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/22/17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Re: Auxiliary Panel

The entire panel is wired wrong - that's really all that needs to be said.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/19/17, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Re: If you thought Federal Pacific panels are bad

Even if this were true, the panel in your picture is not one of the types that have ever had the purported issues you're referring to.

This looks like it has more to do with the installation of...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/18/17, 3:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Re: Panel screws and ticker activates

That's exactly what I would expect - flash, explosion, etc. But it's pretty unlikely that the screw would be energized without tripping a breaker or creating a fire show.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/18/17, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Re: Panel screws and ticker activates

That is a completely inaccurate way to check for an energized cover or energized screws. Think about it - when you place that ticker on the sheathing of NMC, you get the same indication, however, you...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 9/6/17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,362
Re: No Electrician I know

I think you're missing the bigger picture.

"10AWG max capacity 30A" is only one rule of many.

There are "rules" that allow 10AWG to be used on circuits with an OCPD larger than 30A.

As Home...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 8/10/17, 9:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Re: Split bus panel?

The pictures don't show much, but it does appear to be a split bus. Were you able to see where the conductors from the 60 Amp breaker landed? The panel label would have given you all the necessary...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 7/2/17, 9:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Re: What do you call this type of wiring

If you don't like the name "knob & tube," you can use the more technical term "open air conductor" - at least until it's connected to the NMC.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 6/23/17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Re: Ungrounded 3-prong outlets

The use of GFCI protection in lieu of no equipment ground is only permitted for replacement of receptacles on existing circuits where no equipment ground exists.

Based on your post, I would assume...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 5/11/17, 9:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,732
Forum: Electrical Inspections 5/8/17, 6:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Re: Panel near water source

In this particular case, the working space requirements are not in compliance.

This is "code" for "my opinion matters more than anyone else's does."

You will not be in business long if you...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 3/14/17, 9:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Re: Panel: Ground - Neutral Bridge

Modular or manufactured? There's a difference.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/1/17, 8:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,455
Re: Accepting Credit Cards

I've been using square for a few years now and couldn't imagine doing business without accepting credit cards. At least 1/3 of my clients pay by CC.

I don't charge extra for CC users as my fees...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/27/17, 9:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Re: Grounding 2-prong Outlets

Functional ground-fault circuit-interrupter protection provides more safety than an equipment grounding conductor does. I would go the easier and safer route...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/31/17, 9:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Re: Why two meters?

Ok, I'll bite. What's the punchline here?
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/16/17, 4:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/16/17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Re: Sylvania Electric Panel

Sorry, can't do that. I will, however, step aside and let everyone else continue to be carried downstream... with the current... over the falls... :mrgreen:
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/16/17, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Re: Sylvania Electric Panel

No, technically/legally/actually, it's a Sylvania...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/15/17, 4:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Re: Sylvania Electric Panel

Don't believe everything you read.
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