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14-50 plug install at Issaquah/Sammamish...

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by tokuro, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. tokuro

    tokuro Member

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    I just had 14-50 plug installed in my garage by "Accurate Electric" of Issaquah. it was done very professionally with good work. highly recommended, if you are in this area.
     
  2. Discoducky

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    Nice, if you don't mind, what was the cost and what materials were used?
     
  3. tokuro

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    $113 for permit, additional 775$ for the work.

    it was about 30ft run in total. From the main panel, he went up above celling (~5ft), another 20ft above celling going side way, 5ft down from celling to the plug. I have 2 supporting poles and the box is attached to one of those pole. He did ask me if I wanted a plastic vs metal box and I've opted for a metal box. Pipe coming down is a plastic one. He also had to move/re-arrange my breakers to make a space for 50A breaker.

    their cost is somewhat fixed and I could have it installed right next to the main panel. In that case, it would have been $364 instead of $ 775. & don't forget sales tax + trip fee ($59) on top of those.

    1st photo is "work in progress" from the main panel. 2nd one is finished photo of the plug and conduit.

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  4. Palpatine

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    I just had my NEMA 14-50 installed for $219.
    Get several quotes. Don't just take the first one.
     
  5. tokuro

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    Absaolutly agree. Always get a few vendors to bid. and yes i had a few.
     
  6. goneskiian

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    I was just reading in another thread about infrastructure for EV's being exempt from WA sales tax. Would this qualify?

    Cheers!
     
  7. brianman

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    My understanding is that 14-50 doesn't qualify, but I could be wrong.
     
  8. PhilBa

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    #8 PhilBa, Jun 13, 2013
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    someone should pull up the RCW but a brief reading I did a month ago was that electrical work to support charging is also exempt. So, if your 14-50 is solely for the purposes of charging your car, it should be exempt.
     
  9. PhilBa

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    Thanks. It's 1.c "infrastructure". As long as you can show that primary usage of the 14-50 is for an EV, you should be exempt from the tax. Not sure exactly how you do that with the average electrician.
     
  10. Puyallup Bill

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    Yes, that might be a problem with a small independent guy that doesn't have an office staff and such.
     
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