Outside receptacles non gfci w/ blank GFCI indoors


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Old 09-24-14, 12:28 PM
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Outside receptacles non gfci w/ blank GFCI indoors

We recently had an electrician come out and install a septic tank pump outlet that is on a post outside. The Receptacle was a GFCI outlet. The circuit goes from the receptacle outside all the way to the service panel inside the garage, where it ends up in a junction box outside the wall and enters through the back and was fished up to the panel.


I recently decided to change the weatherproof casing outside as it wouldn't shut completely or lock. I changed the box out and put a 2 gang outdoor metal work box with a 2 gang heavy duty weather proof box that locks. Wired two decorator receptacles (the square ones that aren't GFCI) because those types gave the best cover/seal) and put a blank GFCI in the garage. I installed it on the junction box the circuit has under the service panel using a mudring.

The reason for the install being this way and not another GFCI outside was in the event of tripping I don't have to go outdoors, it's right there.

Any issues with this?
 
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Old 09-24-14, 12:46 PM
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No, it sounds fine.

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Old 09-24-14, 02:18 PM
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No problems, unless you are outside and it trips. Then you have to go inside to reset it. Just the opposite problem you posed.
 
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Old 09-24-14, 08:01 PM
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The decorator receptacles you used outside need to be weather resistant rated.
 
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Old 09-24-14, 08:51 PM
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Very funny Chandler

You do think of everything.
 
 

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