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#108333 - 08/18/03 05:12 PM So THAT'S what free air means ..
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This was found by a VA inspector and posted on the VCBOCA website.

So THAT'S what free air means.

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#108334 - 08/18/03 07:36 PM Re: So THAT'S what free air means ..
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In Webster's dictionary, a picture of this might appear next to the word "Panelboard".

I hope somebody's kidding with this thing...It kinda conjures up thoughts of what knob and tube wiring might look like without the knobs or tubes...

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#108335 - 08/18/03 08:41 PM Re: So THAT'S what free air means ..
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Sorry, but they weren't kidding. It was in place and working in an illegal installation where someone had made a multi-family dwelling out of a single family.

It's been said before on this forum "The trouble with electricity is........ it nearly always works"
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#108336 - 08/18/03 08:47 PM Re: So THAT'S what free air means ..
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This reminds me of when my girls were young. At their birthday or christmas they would open their presents, and keep the box and throw away the gift.

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#108337 - 08/19/03 07:43 PM Re: So THAT'S what free air means ..
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so thats how you keep the neutral and grounding buses seperated.. wait a minute, thats for sub panels! i guess this is sub for a panel, hahaha.. well at least there are breakers in it
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#108338 - 08/21/03 04:49 AM Re: So THAT'S what free air means ..
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For the first time ever, I think I'm at a total loss for words.
If George hadn't posted this I would think it was a staged picture.
What on earth were they thinking?...S
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#108339 - 08/22/03 07:51 PM Re: So THAT'S what free air means ..
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ZackDitner,
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well at least there are breakers in it

Shouldn't that be "on it"?.
I suppose it saves on knock-outs and glands.
How on earth would you ground a panel like this?.
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#108340 - 08/28/03 08:31 PM Re: So THAT'S what free air means ..
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How on earth would you ground a panel like this?.


You rig an aquarium pump to continuously wet the back board. What's wrong with these new people? Don't the old hands train them any more? Do we hafta tell ya everything?
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Tom


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#108341 - 04/25/04 09:01 AM Re: So THAT'S what free air means ..
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I just know you have a different definition of gland than we do in the U.S.

What is it?
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#108342 - 04/25/04 12:23 PM Re: So THAT'S what free air means ..
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Well, it is a board... I'm more concerned with their lack of conductor support within 12"...
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