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Old 11-27-2009, 06:42 PM  
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Default Breaker panel install

I've just installed a 100 Amp panel in between the 2 x 4 studs in my garage wall to run power up to the 2nd floor where I'm creating an apartment. I plan to run the wiring up from the top of the box. should I put in some 2 x cleats above the panel to staple the romex to so that the cable stays in the center of the cavity?

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Old 11-27-2009, 09:37 PM  
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I wouldn't think that would be necessary. It can't be more than 4' to the ceiling, probably more like 2'. Just attach them to the upstairs studs.

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Old 11-28-2009, 09:38 AM  
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Yes but, not necessarily for the reason you stated.
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Old 11-29-2009, 02:55 AM  
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Keep your cables separated. If you bundle them you are not allowed to pull the full capacity of current through them.
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