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04-24-20, 09:53 AM
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Posted By CasualJoe

Lube is rarely ever needed anymore with SIMpull...

Lube is rarely ever needed anymore with SIMpull from Southwire.

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04-23-20, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

I never use lube when pulling wire in EMT. It...

I never use lube when pulling wire in EMT. It only makes a mess and IMO is unneeded using modern "superslick" THHN/THWN wire.
04-23-20, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Zorfdt

I would definitely use stranded. Pulling solid...

I would definitely use stranded. Pulling solid through anything that isn't straight is doable... but a challenge.

One trick I read somewhere (no idea where) is to reverse twist the wires before...
04-23-20, 07:42 AM
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Posted By telecom guy

Use wire lube, and a helper pushing while you...

Use wire lube, and a helper pushing while you pull helps a lot. I love the look of EMT, but don't use it where it is in dirt.
I just did a 90 foot pull of 3x stranded #10 in 3/4" pvc with 2x 90...
04-22-20, 07:39 PM
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Posted By pattenp

If you upsize the current carrying conductors to...

If you upsize the current carrying conductors to #10 the ground also needs to be upsized to #10.
04-22-20, 07:33 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

At 70' I doubt upsizing the wire is necessary,...

At 70' I doubt upsizing the wire is necessary, but there is nothing wrong if you want to.

1) For an easier pull, push a fish tape in first. It is also helpful to have a leader on the tape for...
09-06-19, 05:07 PM
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Posted By PJmax

That is an acceptable connection method.

That is an acceptable connection method.
08-20-19, 06:12 AM
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Posted By ibpooks

(3) Yes, the ground wire connects to the box. ...

(3) Yes, the ground wire connects to the box. The length of conduit that goes from the box into the ground down to the bottom of the trench has to be PVC. EMT can't be used in the ground.

I...
06-25-19, 10:16 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Rigid what ? A rigid conduit body ? Yes.

Rigid what ?

A rigid conduit body ?
Yes.
06-19-19, 06:20 AM
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Posted By ibpooks

I assume you're running along a fence or...

I assume you're running along a fence or something like that? For long horizontal runs I generally prefer EMT. Horizontal PVC will always sag a bit no matter how well you strap it, especially if it...
06-18-19, 08:07 PM
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Posted By glmartin2

you can use one gfci plug as the master for each...

you can use one gfci plug as the master for each leg, the second and following plugs would be powered from the bottom hot and neutral terminals on the GFCI plug.
on the next 2 questions check with a...
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