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  • #91
    If you plan to run the line outside the house under the overhang, then it will need to be in conduit. If you plan to run the line through the house to the wall next to the driveway, then you may be able to run romex, if the areas that you are running it through are unfinished. If they are finished, then you'll need conduit.

    It shouldn't be difficult for you to run and bury the conduit yourself with a little reading. You just need to make sure that you run a large enough conduit. If you can get this accomplished, having an electrician pull the cable and complete the wiring should be relatively cheap.
    - Heath

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    • #92
      Bob,

      I'd tuck it up underneath the overhang where the siding meets the brick wall. It'd be out of sight there.

      Hank
      ...from the Gadget Garage
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      Handler 210 w/DP3035
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      • #93
        Here are some pictures. Think the extension cord will have a problem bending in there ?

        There was also a circuit that was doubled, which was the garage and he fixed that.

        http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y72...crx/lec001.jpg

        http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y72...crx/lec002.jpg

        http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y72...crx/lec003.jpg

        http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y72...crx/lec005.jpg

        Lets see, the guy forgot a hole saw and he had to run and buy one. Used my bathroom twice , was chit chating about the White Sox pics on my frig. And when he left he forgot a big spool of wire, a drill, and some wire strippers.
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        • #94
          Well, well, well!

          At least it's done.

          It would have been better for the outlet to be correctly oriented (vertically, with the ground peg on top), since this arrangement will put a lot of rotational torque on the plug blades from the right angle drop of the cable. If you leave it hooked up for long periods, you might want to provide a train relief (support) for the extension cord from a hook above and left of the recep.

          Hank
          ...from the Gadget Garage
          Millermatic 210 w/3035, BWE
          Handler 210 w/DP3035
          TA185TSW
          Victor O/A "J" series, SuperRange

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          • #95
            Totally understand.

            Thanks for all the help Hank. I'm glad its done.
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            • #96
              Dont leave it plugged in if its raining. That cover is raintite if the cord exits the bottom. He shoulda mounted the box verticle.
              LICENSED ELECTRICIAN
              BAKERY MECHANIC

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              • #97
                Originally posted by TOMWELDS
                Dont leave it plugged in if its raining. That cover is raintite if the cord exits the bottom. He shoulda mounted the box verticle.
                I won’t, but I also will fab something else up. Maybe have another bigger box that cover it up totally. The one he installed is crocked and me being a perfectionist.

                But when it does rain, that side of the house never ever gets wet. Its cause how house is setup. The only time I seen rain hit there, is when we get tornado weather, which of course I will be inside.

                There is no hole in the box anyway for the cord to come out of.
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                • #98
                  Cool. Just didnt want you to get a BLAST....L
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                  • #99
                    I understand, how would building a bigger box around it sound for added protection ?
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