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jar546

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You are doing an electrical rough and find this in the kitchen for a range outlet. The pigtails are number 12 awg. Does this pass or fail and if it fails, what code section under the national electric code would you cite?
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Norcal

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What size are the conductors in the greenfield? It also looks like the flex is pulled out of the fitting a bit, but IMHO, the 12 AWG needs to be changed to 10 AWG.
 

jar546

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No I was wondering if that was your concern (maybe from 250.148)
No sir, my concern was the reduction of EGC to a #12 from #6. when #10 is the minimum. I am now told they are going to have that circuit on a 40A breaker but that still requires a #10. The wire nut will take care of the #6 to #10 connection which is compliant providing they use a wire nut listed for those sizes.
 

steveray

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Never thought of that as a "terminal" before...how do you get one identified for Al for those of us that still deal with that if the screw does not have to be listed? (which I agree with)....for 10 stranded you would have to call BS on the "thoroughly good connection without damage" piece....If you wanted to
 
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