Originally Posted by rd1900
These are great ideas for working around the rules, but remember when your garage and house burns down, and the insurance company finds this non-code electrical installation, you will get to start over without their money.
Drama! DC current is safer then AC. Also my shop would more likely burn down from some one smoking near a gas can. I deal with the permit office all the time I'm not paying electrician to run a few solar lights. Do you pull permits when sticking garden lights in the ground?