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Unread 10-16-2019, 04:53 PM   #1
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I am going to install EMT with ground in a garage for a receptacle. When I exit the garage to the exterior I want to transition to PVC for about 5 feet where I will then go into the home near the panel and transition to non metallic liquid tight.

In the garage I want to install an LB right before I transition to PVC conduit.
Where I enter the home with a PVC LB, what is the appropriate method to transition to flexible conduit without having to install a box?

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I am going to install EMT with ground in a garage for a receptacle. When I exit the garage to the exterior I want to transition to PVC for about 5 feet where I will then go into the home near the panel and transition to non metallic liquid tight.

In the garage I want to install an LB right before I transition to PVC conduit.
Can I thread a PVC TA into the metal LB?
Yes they make female adapters that I have used a lot to transfer pvc to emt for stub ups from the slab .
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This sounds DIY. No electrician would use liquid tight.
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This sounds DIY. No electrician would use liquid tight.
I use it all the time.
Where I enter the home with a PVC LB, what is the appropriate method to transition to flexible conduit without having to install a box?
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I use it all the time.
Where I enter the home with a PVC LB, what is the appropriate method to transition to flexible conduit without having to install a box?
Do you want the cheap, easy way or the compliant way?

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Why not use teck all the way?

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The customer wants conduit in the garage for esthetics.
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EMT to boxes?

Why not do conduit to a connector then thread a rigid coupling on and spin a teck connector and go teck outside?

I guess at that point you could use polytuff

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Just emt it the whole way.
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EMT to boxes?

Why not do conduit to a connector then thread a rigid coupling on and spin a teck connector and go teck outside?

I guess at that point you could use polytuff

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How does one go from emt to polytuff without using a jbox?
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How does one go from emt to polytuff without using a jbox?
Bridgeport makes a fitting for that.

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