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#118037 - 07/28/04 04:22 PM A Rare Find Indeed - Pushmatic
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Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
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Here are some pictures of a panel manufactured by Bulldog Electric Products
of Los Angeles,I do not know anything about its history,since I did not
tear it out.


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#118038 - 07/28/04 05:27 PM Re: A Rare Find Indeed - Pushmatic
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One feature that used to qualify pushmatic over competitors was that it was the absolute cheapest if boltdown breakers were specified.

[At least ITE’s on-off handle positions were not diametrically opposite to every other molded-case breaker on the planet like stab-loks.]

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#118039 - 07/30/04 12:24 AM Re: A Rare Find Indeed - Pushmatic
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Ahhh, Now thats a nice find there I came across one of those once on a duplex.. Only All N One X 2 service I've ever seen! Whats the rating for each section? 100A?

-Randy

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#118040 - 07/30/04 04:07 AM Re: A Rare Find Indeed - Pushmatic
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This must look verrrry strange to you guys back East, where you don't have all in one services, ehh?

I've never run across a multiple service in Pushmatic (or stablok).
As a matter of fact, I don't recall seeing any multiple all in one services of any brand, just multiple meter/mains.

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#118041 - 07/30/04 05:45 AM Re: A Rare Find Indeed - Pushmatic
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The mains are 100 A.

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#118042 - 08/01/04 02:45 PM Re: A Rare Find Indeed - Pushmatic
CharlieE Offline
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This panelboard is actually old enough to be a Bulldog PushMatic and not ITE.
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Charlie Eldridge, Indianapolis Utility Power Guy

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#118043 - 08/01/04 06:07 PM Re: A Rare Find Indeed - Pushmatic
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It's a little hard to make out with the focus being as it it, but I believe that the bottom of the label says, "Bulldog Electric Products of Los Angles."

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#118044 - 08/01/04 09:38 PM Re: A Rare Find Indeed - Pushmatic
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The label does say "Bulldog Electric Products of Los Angeles". There is a number of mid 1960's homes locally W/ Bulldog Electric all in one panels using EQ frame breakers (including my neighbor) around. I recall reading that I-T-E Circuit Breaker Co. bought Bulldog in the 1950's but,could be wrong, it would not be the first time and it wont be the last.


PS Nobody has commented about the duplex receptacle to the left I had better duck for cover on that one. I forgot the meter jaws are stamped "BEPLA".

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#118045 - 08/01/04 11:16 PM Re: A Rare Find Indeed - Pushmatic
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Loc: Dearborn, MI, USA
hey is that ground up i see over there

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