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    Extension cord usage for inflatable hot tub?

    Hello. I live in MA, in case it has any bearing. My daughters gave me an inflatable hot tub, and my question is re: using an extension cord to plug it in. I had one several yrs ago plugged into one of my outside outlets but they're not working at present (only 1 is attached to the house so I...
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    hot tub installation advice

    Hi guys, im having a hot tub delivered in the next few weeks. the hot tub is 32a and will need a 40a rcd from my consumer unit to an outdoor isolator then to my tub. Ideally id like to install an outdoor socket aswell.my consumer unit is an old steepler one using series e and the largest breaker...

    13amp Hot tub supply

    Hi, I've been asked to install 13amp supply for a hot tub around 30m from the house. Supply to property TN-C-S Plan is to run a 4mm 2 core swa from a 16 amp mcb in the CU to a IP66 RCD switched fused spur (Aprox 25m from house) Use the armour as the earth until it reaches the Rcd spur in...
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    Category III overvoltage - Hot Tub

    I read the statement below in the manufacturers guidance for installation of one of their domestic 32A hot tubs and am embarrassingly confused. Could anyone please let me know what a category III overvoltage is, and what type of device is required for complete disconnection in its event. I'm...
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    Question about hot tubs

    Hey, I’ve been asked to put power for a hot tub. I was sent a manual from the customer which is called “AllegroMagicOwnersManual” after looking into this they say it needs a minimum of 48AMP for their products. Meaning this will need a brand new supply pulled in. My only issue is I haven’t...
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    Hot tub install advice

    A customer of mine has recently had a 20a hot tub installed by a third party company. They have fitted a 32a rotary isolator but its located 300mm away from the hot tub. Circuit is protected by a rcd and would not be easy to relocate. Is this totally against regs?
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    Uk to US conversion for hot tub

    Good afternoon! Looking for some help if anyone has come across something like this before. I have a friend in America who has bought a hot tub from the uk (originally China). It has a 3 phase breaker however can be wired as a single phase with the wire just looped in and out at the top of...
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    Hot tub installation

    Morning guys, I've been a reader of this forum for a long time but this is my first post. Just looking for some advice regarding hot tub installation. A family friend has bought a second hand hot tub and has asked me to have a look at what they'll need for installing as they want to buy...
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    hot tub in garage (diversity)

    house supply 100A tns 32A mcb feeding garage(10mm swa buried ) 100A board.. currently with lights on 6A and sockets on 20A ....customer wants massive hottub installed in garage ....problem is manual says requires 2 x 32 A supply for tub ........any suggestions ?
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    Hot tub query for installation.

    I'm sure it's been asked before: But does a hot tub for outdoor use fall under section 702? (7671). I cannot find a reference specifically to a hot tub but a pool is close. And a second question why is there no real reference to SWA cable. When calculating travel distance is it the same as pvc/pvc.
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    supply for hot tub and garden services

    been asked to install a supply to a hot tub. old one that is there has been fitted to a board in a shed. the feed to the shed db is 2.5mm then at the house 6mm. there is no power there due to tripping. i want to install a new supply and get rid of all that. they may be getting rid of the...
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    Running new cable to supply garage from sub-board

    Hi guys. I have recently come across a N-E fault on the garage supply. the cable that was used is a 2-core SWA 6mm. However due to the house it is not possible to run a new cable to the garage. However there is a sub-board upstairs which is fed off a 40A MCB from the main lighting board, non...
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