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#922307 - 09/07/17 03:04 PM Repairing direct burial cable
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This morning a contractor was taking down some trees at my house. Part of the deal was for him to remove one stump. During the process he accidentally hooked on to the wire to my lamppost and snapped it. Outside the post. I did not want him to repair it as I was afraid he would not do it correctly. Can someone enlighten me regarding the correct way to do this?. It is 14/2 with ground. Thank you.
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#922312 - 09/07/17 03:30 PM Re: Repairing direct burial cable [Re: BigJohnfromNY]
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Edited by code_ceis (09/07/17 03:33 PM)
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#922587 - 09/11/17 06:27 PM Re: Repairing direct burial cable [Re: code_ceis]
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Thanks Code. I went with the Morris product but in the one foot version as I needed a little extra length after evening up the ends of the damaged cable and stripping.
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#922589 - 09/11/17 06:44 PM Re: Repairing direct burial cable [Re: code_ceis]
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"•14/3 or 12/3 minimum"

OK, someone school me... Why not just have a 14/3 minimum? crazy

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#922590 - 09/11/17 06:57 PM Re: Repairing direct burial cable [Re: CabinConnection]
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Originally Posted By CabinConnection

"•14/3 (COPPER) or 12/3 (aluminum) minimum"

OK, someone school me... Why not just have a 14/3 minimum? crazy



Your schooled. grin
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