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Your picture is actually showing the incorrect way to use the shackle. It is dangerous to leave the shackle like this when not in use. In your picture the breaker is ON. The shackle should be in the open position (pulled back away from the breaker and just hanging free) when the breaker is on to allow the breaker to trip when it needs to otherwise possibly ...


the distance to the ground rod is the key factor for any grounding so for phone and TV 20 feet from from your nid box to the rod I have mine hooked directly to the second rod it works and its connected to a second rod not the main rod as the main rod is at the higher end of the 20 foot rule and I had problems its fine now


A duplex 15 amp receptacle is legal on a 20 amp circuit. As long as there are 2 or more 15 amp receptacles on a 20 amp branch circuit it is code compliant with the NEC see table 210.21.B.3


The NEC language for metal studs is different, it doesn't actually say 1.25", but enforced much the same. 300.4(B) Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cables and Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing Through Metal Framing Members. (1) Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable. In both exposed and concealed locations where nonmetallic-sheathed cables pass through ...

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