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If I want to run power to 3 outlets outdoors can I run 3…

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Hi. if I want to run power to 3 outlets outdoors can I run 3 lines in conduit from a gfci outlet. goal is power a fountain and occasionally a laptop at different spots on patio. can use lb boxes to junction the conduit(no splicing) instead of running 3 separate conduits

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
If I can use the lb boxes, what is the recommended method? I've provided a rough drawing here:
https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/17eGeyoXNkqVy5BS13Ala3S-_D_W-n2Un5XlkjRH5Tu8/edit?usp=sharing
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
If I can use the lb boxes, what is the recommended method? I've provided a rough drawing here:https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/17eGeyoXNkqVy5BS13Ala3S-_D_W-n2Un5XlkjRH5Tu8/edit?usp=sharing
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Hello, I can help you with this. Is the GFCI at the shed on the inside or outside wall?

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Also burial depth of 12" is ok as long as long as it remain under a solid layer of those pavers. If it runs under grass only somewhere it should be buried 18 inches down to be compliant with the National Electrical Code.

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Are you planning on using single wires or a multiwire cable like a romex?

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If you want to use romex cable there are special rules to do so outdoors and in conduit

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I am planning to use single wire black white and green 12awg thwn to each outlet. the purpose of the junction box is strictly for routing and not for splicing and to minimize the amount of conduit buried. if I make the junctions accessible or cement close the junction boxes would that be ok?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
in the image you provided, does each line represent conduit with wiring in it?
the pic I uploaded represents one conduit per gray line.
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You couldn't cement the junction boxes or LBs closed. That would be a code violation as they must remain accessible. If you want to bring them up above ground that would be acceptable code-wise but wouldn't be very attractive. You would need to mount them on a post sine they are not rated for foot traffic.
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Here's a link to a junction box rated for burial flush with the surface bLVBRBMEiwAmKSB84GCxxdGlMARDcK2Ym2M9FD7_UV8PZLUqz8gu5oXqnEyUwB5MBCyrxoCXPwQAvD_BwE
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Sorry here is the link: http://www.electricalgopher.com/focus-dbs-12-8jb-direct-burial-junction-box-1629.html?fee=2&fep=1629&gclid=CjwKCAjw-bLVBRBMEiwAmKSB84GCxxdGlMARDcK2Ym2M9FD7_UV8PZLUqz8gu5oXqnEyUwB5MBCyrxoCXPwQAvD_BwE
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you Sam!
Glad to help. Good luck and stay safe!
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