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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    Hello, I am doing research on MC cable cutters. What are your thoughts on them? Such as: Is it worth buying? Or would you prefer to use a different tool for cutting MC? What is the best brand? Are they easy to use? Does the kind with the clamp or the screw to old the cable in place work...
  2. General Electrical Discussion
    Ok, I'm looking for a way to ground mc cable sheathing in a plastic box. Code allows metal conduit to enter a plastic box, however the crux of the matter is grounding the metal sheathing as there is no way. Is there any 1/2 grounding bushings that anyone knows about that would work for this...
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    I just started a small office rewire job, picking up after the first guy started and stopped showing up. I was told he "may have gone on a bender". The original wiring was all EMT, much of which could have been used/modified, but the guy kind of randomly started tearing it out, along with all...
  4. Commercial Electrical Forum
    Customer wants me to take over for previous electrician who seems to have walked off. Most of the work is done and I'm supposed to correct the problems. This is a commercial building and drywall is up. One of the panels has several MC cables entering. I can't see the actual cable but I do see...
  5. NEC Code Forum
    Hello, I have Type Mc cable stubbed out of a block Column. My inspector is telling me that I must have a junction Box mounted to the studs, however we have been stubbing cables outside if walls For lighting for years now. Can someone please tell me where I can find this in the code as my...
  6. NEC Code Forum
    I was curious, where in the code does it allow me to mark the white as hot in a 12-2 w/ground MC cable? I am wiring a commercial ice machine that needs 208 volt single phase 2-wire circuit with ground. I wire A/C units with 12-2 and 10-2 romex and mark the white red to give me 2 hots for 240...
  7. NEC Code Forum
    Forgive me if this has already been addressed...I searched for about 15 minutes and couldn't find a previous topic. General consensus is that you shouldn't support MC Cable from suspended ceiling wires (yet I'd venture a guess anyone of us who said we've never done that might be lying) but I...
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