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Old 09-21-2016, 12:37 PM   #1321
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He could, but why?

Obviously out of straps and had to stabilize the conduit.
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Old 09-21-2016, 12:43 PM   #1322
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Obviously out of straps and had to stabilize the conduit.
Improvise, adapt, an overcome!
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Here's an other on from work. Romex used for temp lighting. Free air splices, not supported or strapped.
Just wondering how old you are to be aghast at this installation. As an apprentice I once was given 500 foot spools of white and black and strung them through the roof joists diagonally across the building. The temp lights were made to clamp onto bare wire with a vampire style tap. The conductor was both the electrical connection and the support mechanism. This was the normal and correct way at the time and never caused any issues.
I screwed it up though... in my limited understanding of electricity I knew that circuits had to be a complete circle so I took the end of the black and white and wire nutted them together to complete the circuit. Boom.
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Just wondering how old you are to be aghast at this installation. As an apprentice I once was given 500 foot spools of white and black and strung them through the roof joists diagonally across the building. The temp lights were made to clamp onto bare wire with a vampire style tap. The conductor was both the electrical connection and the support mechanism. This was the normal and correct way at the time and never caused any issues.
I screwed it up though... in my limited understanding of electricity I knew that circuits had to be a complete circle so I took the end of the black and white and wire nutted them together to complete the circuit. Boom.
I think this was posted in regard to posts made by our Canadian brothers about them having to use LED lights for temps and incandescent being outlawed.
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This is soooooo genius! I'm jealous I didn't think of it.


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I don't thick this was ever corrected....

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The wire is obviously installed reversed to the screw direction!
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What's worse, the install or the fact it has meters installed?

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What's worse, the install or the fact it has meters installed?

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Twice as nice at the same price! The parts were in the bag, so use 'em.
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