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Forum: Electrical 11-17-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 50,101
Posted By Speedy Petey
Unless of course you are the OP from 2006....

Unless of course you are the OP from 2006. :thumbsup:
Forum: Electrical 07-07-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,951
Posted By Speedy Petey
Really? What code does he base this on? There is...

Really? What code does he base this on? There is nothing in the NEC that I can think of that would apply like this.

Do that many of you simply go by what the inspector wants as opposed to what...
Forum: Electrical 05-26-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,963
Posted By Speedy Petey
Not for me.

Not for me.
Forum: Electrical 05-11-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By Speedy Petey
And herein lies the problem with our NEC. The use...

And herein lies the problem with our NEC. The use of the word "ground" for two totally separate systems and functions.

There is no upside or downside. There is only code.
The earth and dirt...
Forum: Electrical 04-30-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,782
Posted By Speedy Petey
Well, it wasn't a question. ;) You made a...

Well, it wasn't a question. ;)

You made a statement about working in Chicago and I commented.
It was a bit about the absurd "conduit only" requirements in Chicagoland.
Forum: Electrical 04-30-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,782
Posted By Speedy Petey
The City of Chicago is it's own little crazy...

The City of Chicago is it's own little crazy world when it comes to electrical work. :rolleyes:
They need to get with the times. Even NYC has allowed some NM cable for the past few years/cycles.
Forum: Electrical 04-29-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,782
Posted By Speedy Petey
NY is on the opposite side of things. Very few...

NY is on the opposite side of things. Very few areas require licensing for electrical work, although the OP is on Long Island, one of the few highly regulated areas of NY.
Anything south of the...
Forum: Electrical 04-07-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,365
Posted By Speedy Petey
Maybe it's that most guys are starting to charge...

Maybe it's that most guys are starting to charge what they're worth? Instead of racing to the bottom.
Forum: Electrical 03-11-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,890
Posted By Speedy Petey
NO WAY I'd risk using something like that on a...

NO WAY I'd risk using something like that on a job site.
Forum: Electrical 02-28-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,726
Posted By Speedy Petey
Here is another good thread on this:...

Here is another good thread on this: http://www.electriciantalk.com/f2/building-classifications-iii-iv-v-11154/
Forum: Electrical 02-27-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,726
Posted By Speedy Petey
The old "no romex in a commercial setting" is a...

The old "no romex in a commercial setting" is a long standing myth in our trade.
Agree, 334.10.
Forum: Electrical 02-18-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By Speedy Petey
See 210.8(B)

See 210.8(B)
Forum: Electrical 02-18-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By Speedy Petey
Just 120V 15 and 20A receptacles must be GFI...

Just 120V 15 and 20A receptacles must be GFI protected. Not literally everything.
Forum: Electrical 01-23-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By Speedy Petey
HUH???? WHAT does this mean??? How does this in...

HUH???? WHAT does this mean???
How does this in any way result in exposed wiring at a fixture?



OK.



No, we certainly do exist. And our rates are no higher relative to any other...
Forum: Electrical 01-22-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By Speedy Petey
WHY would any wiring be exposed? WHY is a...

WHY would any wiring be exposed?

WHY is a sink under a cabinet that is so low??

WHY isn't an electrician doing this??
Forum: Electrical 01-09-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By Speedy Petey
Every ballast has a wiring diagram right on the...

Every ballast has a wiring diagram right on the label. As long as it is correct for the fixture configuration you should be able to use it.

Sorry if this sounds snarky and I'm not saying this is...
Forum: Electrical 01-09-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,871
Posted By Speedy Petey
This! Jeeze. All this BS talk of grinders,...

This! Jeeze.

All this BS talk of grinders, Dremel tools, flapper discs??? Holy crap, I do this ALL the time with that exact strippers and it works PERFECTLY and SIMPLY.
Forum: Electrical 12-30-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,197
Posted By Speedy Petey
The ONLY time I see offset box connectors is DIY...

The ONLY time I see offset box connectors is DIY and handyman jobs.
I have NEVER seen a professional electrician use them. Cause, y'know, we have benders and stuff.
Forum: Electrical 12-28-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,197
Posted By Speedy Petey
7. Doesn't want to use simple mineralac straps...

7. Doesn't want to use simple mineralac straps (minis), even thought they would look much more professional and be just as easy to use as one-hole straps and wire be easier to pull through than...
Forum: Electrical 12-27-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,197
Posted By Speedy Petey
Ewwww! :no:

Ewwww! :no:
Forum: Electrical 12-23-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,191
Posted By Speedy Petey
So you went through all that work and expense but...

So you went through all that work and expense but never questioned why, other than some guy wanted it???
Forum: Electrical 12-20-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,191
Posted By Speedy Petey
This is one I've never heard, in the US at least....

This is one I've never heard, in the US at least.
It's not at all that they "aren't supposed to" cross. This is actually pretty common.

Is there something in writing in your area, or is it just...
Forum: Electrical 12-04-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,985
Posted By Speedy Petey
On a job site tho?? Who's payin' for that? :eek:

On a job site tho?? Who's payin' for that? :eek:
Forum: Electrical 12-02-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,985
Posted By Speedy Petey
Seriously?? :eek: What do folks use then?

Seriously?? :eek: What do folks use then?
Forum: Electrical 11-08-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,921
Posted By Speedy Petey
Please tell this to all the NYC union guys who...

Please tell this to all the NYC union guys who come up here to do side work for friends. I have to clean up their messes all the time.
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