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#122865 - 01/27/06 05:48 PM Disconnect Too Low?
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#122866 - 01/27/06 06:06 PM Re: Disconnect Too Low?
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If that was over here, it would already be bent around the pole with tire scuffs/car paint marks all over....

Subject to damage???, vandalism? Someone really planned that work out well!

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#122867 - 01/27/06 08:41 PM Re: Disconnect Too Low?
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ADA compliant?
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#122868 - 01/27/06 11:18 PM Re: Disconnect Too Low?
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Those white lines denote the working space.

The panel is fine, just needs bollards for protection. They may have been there prior to some jerk re-painting the parking lines incorrectly. Since when is it OK to park your car half out over the sidewalk?
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#122869 - 01/28/06 07:47 AM Re: Disconnect Too Low?
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They shouldn't have set that pole in quicksand.

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#122870 - 01/28/06 07:52 AM Re: Disconnect Too Low?
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#122871 - 01/28/06 09:11 AM Re: Disconnect Too Low?
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ROFL! A gem!
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#122872 - 01/28/06 10:03 AM Re: Disconnect Too Low?
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Ahh ya! thats so you can operate the switch with your foot!

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#122873 - 01/28/06 10:22 AM Re: Disconnect Too Low?
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I know! That city employs midget meter readers!
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#122874 - 01/28/06 12:07 PM Re: Disconnect Too Low?
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That is a pretty large disconnect for a 400 amp service. Perhaps it's a three pole, 600v rated disco?

Given the need to place the meter at a readable level, I don't see what else might have been done. There is a real need for combo meter pan / disco out there!

I am actually surprised that the disco has not been locked in the "on" position; it is just so tempting to 'stumble' over that handle. Or- wait- IS that a padlock I see there?

Let's see...pole round, box square....just how secure is that thing mounted? How to seal the "mounting holes" in the back?

I agree about the bollards.

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