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Old Coot
10-30-2008, 07:27 AM
I found a new 500 foot roll of #10 THHN at an estate sale and got it for next to nothing. Insulation is green color, however I want to use it not only for ground conductor but for hots and neutral. Is it legal/legit/acceptable to use it in that manner provided that I use appropriately colored tape markings at both ends to designate what it's actually doing?

220/221
10-30-2008, 05:52 PM
It's not code compliant to re identify this type of wire.

jar546
10-30-2008, 06:26 PM
Agree, not acceptable per NEC.

Old Coot
10-30-2008, 08:00 PM
Bummer. But at least I've got a lifetime supply of ground wire. Thanks for helping.

hj
10-31-2008, 07:43 AM
Quote; But at least I've got a lifetime supply of ground wire. Thanks for helping.

Aparently so did they.

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