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#107323 10/05/04 09:31 PM
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#107324 10/05/04 10:36 PM
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aww... you should have taken some "before" pictures too

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This IS the "before" pictures!!! Can't you tell that crack in the second picture needs to be caulked?

This is a very typical service in my neighborhood. The vertical conduit ran through a concrete pad. When the pad settled it pulled the conduit out of the meter socket. I did a service across the street last year that had done the same thing.

The distribution panel is a Federal Pacific. The electrical contractor saved where he could, as breakers were available at the time.

This was a pretty good job except the commute was a killer (90 seconds).

I was going to post some "after" pictures, but I'm not sure I want the vultures picking on my bones.

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#107326 10/06/04 07:51 AM
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Hi Dave,
What's the white wire coming from the top right switch down to the neutral bar for?? (4th picture). [Linked Image]

#107327 10/06/04 09:10 AM
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That's not a neutral for a GFCI is it,
Electure?.
Just a wild guess.

#107328 10/06/04 08:01 PM
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That's two different wires, guys. It does look like one, but they must cross on the right to look like one. The upper connection was a 240 volt circuit for the clothes dryer.

Dave

#107329 10/07/04 01:43 AM
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The pipes pill out of the meters around here too. They say with groung freezing things can move around a bit. Plus not compacting the soil. We take those uot and put in a underground pedistal.

Besides the meter did you pass your inspection Dave? Doesent anything pass in Crystal Lake?

Tom

#107330 10/08/04 12:11 AM
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#107331 10/08/04 04:11 AM
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Is that a new idea on phase id? Black, black, black, black, black, black, red, red.


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#107332 10/08/04 06:47 AM
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My work passes everywhere,Tom, doesn't yours? The colors are the different wire guages.

Dave

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