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Old 05-17-2009, 07:04 PM   #1
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Would a faceless gfci used outdoors require an inuse cover, or just a damp cover?
I'm leaning to just a damp cover.
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Old 05-17-2009, 07:07 PM   #2
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I'm not sure why you'd need a "weatherproof while in use" cover for that. Not like you'll have a cord plugged into it. Crazy.

Now, what's the rest of the story? How did you end up with the need to use one of those outdoors?

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The requirement to in-use covers is in Art. 406. Faceless GFIs aren't receptacles, so in-use covers aren't required. Probablye just the old-fashioned flip-covers is all that would be needed.
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I've always felt bad for faceless GFCI's. I mean, how do you get through life without a face?
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14/2 nmb ran out the crawl space door and into the ground to a pond in the back yard.
Gave up the ghost last week
I though I would feed the gfci, then run pvc to the pound and put regular receptacles and inuse covers by the pond.
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I've always felt bad for faceless GFCI's. I mean, how do you get through life without a face?
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I would say you wouldn't need a in use cover for a faceless GFCI.
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Just a good ol' Red Dot flip cover.
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Easy... some would be better off without the one they have!

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