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#55099 - 08/15/05 02:50 PM meter cabinet used as raceway
richard Offline
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Registered: 08/07/03
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Of course I didn't have my camera with me, but during a service call to a house, I found an L/B nippled into the meter pan, the pipe went into the attic to a juntion box. It was a 20-40, 200amp murry panel, with about 16 spaces left, as long as you got twin breakers. But someone added a sub-panel next to it and tapped off the line side.(using #6 thhn doubling under the feeder lugs of the main breaker.

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#55100 - 08/16/05 02:52 PM Re: meter cabinet used as raceway
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...just another example of some of the stupid things people do to avoid paying an electrician and having the job done the right way. I thought you were going to say that the whole sub-panel was tied into the line side at the meter pan. I've seen that before!

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