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#124070 - 08/03/06 07:10 PM Hendersonville, NC Service
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Took this on 7/26/06. Not the worst I've seen ... but "interesting". Notice the creative custom trough cover.

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#124071 - 08/03/06 07:52 PM Re: Hendersonville, NC Service
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Is it OK to have gas meter near that service entrace? I think I'd see a big fireball when the service faulted.

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#124072 - 08/04/06 12:01 PM Re: Hendersonville, NC Service
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How and where do you get grounding for each service in this menagerie?

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#124073 - 08/04/06 02:54 PM Re: Hendersonville, NC Service
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heck, how do ya get the meter in the third meter can to the right of the wiring gutter. looks like some handyman work!

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#124074 - 08/04/06 04:25 PM Re: Hendersonville, NC Service
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(O/T) Or how you get the gas meter installed? I hear those things can weigh quite a bit.

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#124075 - 08/05/06 07:19 PM Re: Hendersonville, NC Service
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Just a slight workspace violation with the metercan on the right side wall of the alcove.... This and the creative feed going to the 2 rightmost meters would never fly here, along with either that door is really short, or that top meter is wayyy above the 6'6" rule we have here..

BTW, while its brought up, why is the gas meter 8' in the air???

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#124076 - 08/05/06 08:22 PM Re: Hendersonville, NC Service
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heck, how do ya get the meter in the third meter can to the right of the wiring gutter. looks like some handyman work!


It does look rather "hack-like".
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#124077 - 08/06/06 03:49 PM Re: Hendersonville, NC Service
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May have had a plumber electrician here

Gasmeter is a little close near potential ignition source.
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#124078 - 08/06/06 04:24 PM Re: Hendersonville, NC Service
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Isn't there supposed to be a master disconnect if there's more than 6 meters? ANd shouldn't there be, if it was only 6 meters, disconnects for each service? I'm assuming that the power source is coming in from below.

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#124079 - 08/11/06 10:17 AM Re: Hendersonville, NC Service
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My first reaction was the proximity of the gas meter as well. I find it hard to believe that the building inspector and/or fire marshall is allowing this to remain as is. Can you say "Building Codes?" Great picture!

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