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#124196 - 08/31/06 06:47 PM Spaghetti Service
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This is another of my old pictures. The service has been redone and they now have two 3,000 amp services, bus fed. I don't think anyone could afford to build one this way anymore with todays copper prices.

Alan Nadon

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#124197 - 08/31/06 07:19 PM Re: Spaghetti Service
LarryC Offline

Registered: 07/05/04
Posts: 776
Loc: Winchester, NH, US
What's with the little wires (voltage sense?)going thru the current xfmrs too?


#124198 - 08/31/06 07:38 PM Re: Spaghetti Service
Wizzie Electric Offline

Registered: 01/16/06
Posts: 59
Loc: Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Can...
At least it was nice and tidy.

#124199 - 08/31/06 09:48 PM Re: Spaghetti Service
napervillesoundtech Offline

Registered: 02/28/06
Posts: 144
Loc: Naperville, IL, USA
That could be soo much worse. That bare neutral looks interesting. The service must not be too old, otherwise, that copper buss would have probably discolored or faded a little.

#124200 - 09/01/06 08:39 AM Re: Spaghetti Service
Alan Nadon Offline

Registered: 03/10/05
Posts: 398
Loc: Elkhart, IN. USA
Small wires are from the C.T.s to the meter.

Picture was taken right after it was built it didn't have time to weather.

Hardest part was calculating the minimum size of the splice bar that was a POCO requirement, because they refused to make up that many splices.
If it was easy, anyone could do it.


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