No gasket on outdoor bubble cover


Old 05-31-18, 08:41 PM
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Exclamation No gasket on temporary outdoor bubble cover, do i need to go back?

First of all I just want to say that I know this isn't correct but I wanted to hear the severity of it on a forum. I just set up temporary power at residential remodel site and came out of the wall with liquid tight to a two gang bell box with two gfci's and a bubble cover.... without a gasket. This is temporary and we're going into a dry spell, but what are the chances that morning dew or rain on the off chance could cause the gfci to trip through leakage? I used the proper liquid tight connecter and sealed all other opened knock-outs. thanks for reading.

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Old 06-01-18, 05:42 AM
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When I built my house they did not require in use covers over outdoor outlets. At the saw pole (temporary power pole) I had an outlet who's cover remained open, with a cord plugged in, for about nine months and I don't recall the GFCI ever tripping because of rain. I think it was mostly luck but it was not a problem in my case.

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