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#113171 03/14/02 10:32 PM
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These are 2 meters nippled together to make a 300 amp service to feed a barber shop and a day spa

This is just too much , do you remember "BAD SERVICE" ? Well same guys here,

This is what I found after being called by the Elec Co. metering dept ,

HIGHVOLTAGE

#113172 03/15/02 11:01 PM
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Man, that's awful! Have you succeeded in putting these hackers out of business yet?


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#113173 03/16/02 06:48 PM
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Due to the pending litigation , I really can't comment on what is being done.
when it's done, then it will be public record and I will post it .
The violations are being fixed by someone else

#113174 03/17/02 01:12 PM
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Highvoltage:
is that duct-tape on the meter lugs? To protect the hot conductors from coming into contact with the Neutral ?
I know some counties where I live there is no inspectors, until the traveling state inspector arrives, these are mostly rural though. Wasnt this "" installation"" inspected ?
-Mark

#113175 03/19/02 09:36 PM
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Looks like a thick coat of rubber tape.
Don't use the real Ductape for anything electrical, or plumbing (the silver stuff)
Most contain aluminum, and will either conduct electricity, or cause electrolysis.
(From my plumber buddy)

#113176 03/22/02 11:12 PM
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Rubber tape , and under that was ground rod clamps!

#113177 03/25/02 11:39 AM
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HV:
I'm not sure if I'm looking at this properly, but isn't there also a pretty nasty mix of aluminum and copper conductors here, too?

Mike (mamills)

#113178 03/29/02 10:27 PM
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mamills

yes , AL and CU mixed, nice huh

as for progress, all I can say is check here http://www.state.ma.us/reg/boards/el/press.htm

and scroll down to press releases


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