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#118505 - 09/28/04 03:55 PM Meter Collector
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Circuit Man (Erwin Summer) sent in this picture of part of his meter collection.

Cool stuff, huh?

Let's let him tell us what's here!
Erwin, 'ya there?


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#118506 - 09/28/04 05:19 PM Re: Meter Collector
circuit man Offline

Registered: 11/05/01
Posts: 287
Loc: saluda,s.c.
well the top row are all GE meters from left to right is a GE IA ,I-10A,I-14A,I-16A,I-20A,I20S,I-30A,30S,I50S,I-55S,I-60,I-70>second row are WESTINGHOUSE OA,OB,OC,DA,DS,D2A,D2S,D3A,D3S,D4S,D5S,ABB.third row is SANGAMO H, HC,JA.JS.J2A.J3S,J4S,J5S the last row is DUNCAN ,the first is a MD, then a MF-A & S,a MK-A & S ,MQ ,MS, these start at 1898 & go to the present,"A" base reguires no socket,as of couse "S" is a socket type meter. if anyone wants to know about these let me know. also have a STEWART WARNER & A FISHER-PIERCE photo control not pictured also a schlumberger CENTRON.this is just few of my many.hope everyone enjoys the pctures.if anyone has one they want to sell ,let me know.for complete details check out WATTHOURMETERS.COM ERWIN :-)

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#118507 - 09/28/04 07:14 PM Re: Meter Collector
lil suzi Offline

Registered: 08/13/03
Posts: 56
Loc: Midwest
Hey Circuit sure you have enough meters??? Now THAT's an unusal collection, lol!
"Live the dream, you only get one chance."

#118508 - 09/28/04 08:52 PM Re: Meter Collector
Bjarney Offline

Registered: 04/10/02
Posts: 2561
Loc: West-Southern Inner-Northeast ...
Nice collection. So circuitman, are those all strung up so you can assure the accuracy of your house’s meter?

[My secret wish is to find a volt-squared-hour meter.]

Aside — The F-P meter-socket based photocontrol is one of a few that are FAA-accepted for obstruction lighting. Worked on a couple that had octal-based dual triodes {er, 'radio' tubes.}

[This message has been edited by Bjarney (edited 09-29-2004).]

#118509 - 10/03/04 11:49 PM Re: Meter Collector
e57 Offline

Registered: 05/27/03
Posts: 2837
Loc: S.F.,CA USA

Man that is one humdinger of a page of meter nostalgia!

I come across a few operational oldies once in a while, but lack space for them. The wife would get upset.... But if I come across anymore, I'll keep you in mind. Some of the DC services still left are pre-1920's. And there are a few 2-wire single phase 30A left here too. I leave them for the POCO, as they are thier property, but they never take them. They just get trashed. History of all kinds gets lost when unapprecited. Nice to see that some one does.
Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason


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