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When about to feed 4 500's and a 1/0 ground through a 4" LB and somebody suggest feeding the wire in from the back and then down through the bottom what is the first thing that strikes you?
 

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When about to feed 4 500's and a 1/0 ground through a 4" LB and somebody suggest feeding the wire in from the back and then down through the bottom what is the first thing that strikes you?
That unless it is very large LB that it is likely a violation regardless of which way you install it.
 

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I should probably add that the reason they wanted to do this is because they wanted to terminate the wires inside the mdp because a sharp bend and how close the lugs were to the 4" in the cabinet. So, the wires coming into the LB had already been terminated before they were to be pushed down through the bottom of the condulet.
 

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That is fine, you can do that but you and I both know that is completely arbitrary. :)
If you have a non-arbitrary BBQ approved method of describing LB opening positions I would glady adopt it.:)
 

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If you have a non-arbitrary BBQ approved method of describing LB opening positions I would glady adopt it.:)
Well really I could not care any less which way up it is but in my view there is no 'right way' to feed wire into it. Each job has it's own situation.

But unless its a mogul LB its a NEC violation in either direction.
 

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I've put 4 500s through 4" LBs probably a couple hundred times. Who gives a f*** what it has stamped on it. You, me, and everybody else here knows they fit just fine
 

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I've put 4 500s through 4" LBs probably a couple hundred times. Who gives a f*** what it has stamped on it. You, me, and everybody else here knows they fit just fine
People who have inspections and take some pride in their work. :whistling2:
 

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People who have inspections and take some pride in their work. :whistling2:
Im on my iPhone now but if I wasn't I'd be putting a million eye roll faces here. At least a million
 
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