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    This question was asked by a Home Depot customer...

    This question was asked by a Home Depot customer who wanted to use a 12”x 8” shelf bracket.
    This is the reply by the manufacturer.

    The other thumbnail is of a closet rod/shelf bracket that will...
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    How long do you have to complete work once it’s...

    How long do you have to complete work once it’s pulled? My permit was 1 year but could be extended.
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    Just as you received different answers from the...

    Just as you received different answers from the electricians, you will get different answers here.
    Couple of questions…
    1. Is this a stand-alone workshop/garage near or attached to your dwelling?...
  4. Checking with your inspector is always good...

    Checking with your inspector is always good advice.
    I am surprised that “they” are trying to get away from using metal conduit as a ground. Studies have shown properly sized and installed metal...
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    URD is not an NEC designation. I believe it is...

    URD is not an NEC designation. I believe it is used by the National Electric Safety Code for utility applications. When used by utilities in the prescribed manner a utility would use the NESC...
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    Yes. USE is not approved for interior, or above...

    Yes. USE is not approved for interior, or above ground installation unless it is enclosed in conduit and terminates in a junction box on the exterior of the structure. The interior wiring is almost...
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    As Rollie said, only rated for 90 amps as...

    As Rollie said, only rated for 90 amps as feeders, but allowed for 100 amps if supplying all of the service to a residence.
    But as Jim said, it is not unheard of for Inspectors to pass it for 100...
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    SER can be run the same as nm-b (romex). If it...

    SER can be run the same as nm-b (romex). If it was code compliant to run romex, you can run SER.
    Code since several revisions ago now requires 4-wire feeders.
    If it is in the same building you...
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    Small 12x16x9 on skids, pea gravel sub base, ...

    Small 12x16x9 on skids, pea gravel sub base, insulated (r-19 floor, r-25 walls, r-35 ceiling) 1/2" ply walls inside (2x4 construction), 3/4" advantech floor on 2x6 joists, ceiling tile suspended...
  10. I am old, my eyesight is deteriorating, but that...

    I am old, my eyesight is deteriorating, but that looks like an octagon box to me.
    Even if it is not you say it is on a joist hanger. Should be connected via a short stud?
    Remove the screw holding...
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    A nuance of 2020 NEC 210.8 that may help some (if...

    A nuance of 2020 NEC 210.8 that may help some (if you consider installing non-gfci outlets a help or a dangerous scenario)....

    My 12’ x 16’ shed/workshop is located on a residential backyard 10’...
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    Assuming. 12ga or 14ga romex (nm-b). The wire...

    Assuming. 12ga or 14ga romex (nm-b).
    The wire nuts need to be boxed. If you can access it from the attic that would suffice.
    However easiest might be an approved and listed in-line splice that is...
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    Meh, 200 strong backs are way overrated. This...

    Meh, 200 strong backs are way overrated. This guy moved a barn by himself.
    (barn moving starts at the 2:00 minute mark)


    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-K7q20VzwVs



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    Ovethead?? With that much hair sticking out? ...

    Ovethead??
    With that much hair sticking out?

    As a good luck present get her one of those welding sock hoods. I wouldn't trust a welding jacket to sufficiently cover the neck and all that hair....
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    Soccer has two periods so neither team gains a...

    Soccer has two periods so neither team gains a weather (sun or wind) advantage.
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    Nfl playoff weekend!

    WOW!
    The best three games in recent memory, followed by arguably the best game in all of my memory!
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    Pretty dog. My understanding is Danes take a...

    Pretty dog.
    My understanding is Danes take a little longer to train their owner, but once that is done, they get along great.
  18. Just as a clarification: Generally terminations...

    Just as a clarification:
    Generally terminations and splices need to be in an accessible enclosure, but not in all cases.

    Wrt this discussion, they do make NEC listed inline splice kits that can...
  19. trenching will be the same Conduit cost...

    trenching will be the same
    Conduit cost shouldn’t be an issue... maybe ...
    4/0 aluminum triplex is about $5/ft; 350kcmil triplex is about $6.25/ft, (edit: but check, our poco supplies the wire to...
  20. My son is building. He has two hybrid vehicles. ...

    My son is building. He has two hybrid vehicles. He has two kids... so he anticipates a third electric vehicle.
    He will have a shop. Electric range, dryer, a/c. It seems likely that all of these...
  21. Tamales, pork

    Tamales, pork
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    Yeah, not so much, but it is still code...

    Yeah, not so much, but it is still code compliant. The issue was its coefficient of expansion was markedly different than copper. So any termination or connection with copper was problematic. It...
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    Did this all the time at Menards before covid. ...

    Did this all the time at Menards before covid. A whole list of things: hammers, shirts, hats, saws, drill attachments, tape measures, knee pads, ...

    During covid they went with a straight 11%...
  24. I, too, had to go skids; city assessments and...

    I, too, had to go skids; city assessments and code issues.
    Not as big, 12x16.
    Slight slope.
    Used 4”x8”x16” solid blocks
    In Iowa.


    Laid out the corners and block locations (4 rows of three)...
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    But that was the rationale for a group in Iowa. ...

    But that was the rationale for a group in Iowa. But in Iowa traffic cams are not written as a penal code violation, but rather a city ordinance, somewhat similar to a parking ticket. It is the...
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