outside spa install


Old 08-25-05, 10:57 AM
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outside spa install

i'm using a 50 amp breaker. do i use 6 gauge wire or 8? can i run this wire through pvc conduit because i can't bury. thanks.
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Old 08-25-05, 11:39 AM
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Use #6. Yes, you can run through PVC conduit. If the conduit will be exposed, I recommend Schedule 80. Remember that the grounding wire must be a green insulated wire.
Old 08-26-05, 08:26 AM
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Also dont forget you need to have a disconnect and GFCI as well. If you have a NEC handly review Art. 680 and Art. 680(D)

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