01:31PM | 01/17/00
Member Since: 01/16/00
3 lifetime posts
What is the problem with having a pigtail curcuit off the breaker box? Is is dangerous? How can it be corrected?

Thank you,



03:35PM | 01/17/00
Member Since: 10/24/99
31 lifetime posts
George can you be more explicit in your description of a "Pigtail"?
There are some of us in different parts of the States that use different slang term for different situation.
A better description would be appreciated.
Thank you


05:11AM | 01/18/00
Member Since: 10/19/98
223 lifetime posts
What you describe is just a splice, not a pigtail.

Please explain the situation further.


07:40AM | 01/18/00
Member Since: 01/16/00
3 lifetime posts
What I am seeing is a single wire coming off a 20AMP circuit breaker that is then capped with two wires(branch circuits) going to different locations. I have never had a problem but I am selling my house and an inspector raised the issue. Is this a real problem?


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