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#124157 08/14/06 07:13 PM
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Photo's submitted by vlad_tepish:

Pic 1: Leaning pole in Wisconsin:

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Pics 2 and 3: Pole lighting at grocery store:

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Pics 4 and 5: Whats wrong here?:

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[This message has been edited by Trumpy (edited 08-14-2006).]

#124158 08/14/06 07:23 PM
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More:

Pic 6: No ground in sub-panel:

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Pics 7 and 8: Weatherproof box?,outside pizza place a block from my house:

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Pic 9: Same place, bell box not attached to the wall:

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Thanks Patrick!. [Linked Image]

#124159 08/15/06 12:49 PM
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By looking at your dash I see you've obtained all the items on the scavenger hunt list. [Linked Image]

What's with all the grounds? Looks like they aren't even compressed into the connector. Are there two ground rods there?

I like the color coded breakers. I did something similar in my house so the wife would know which ones are lights, outlets, etc, etc. And which ones not to mess with... Can you tell us more about the color coding.

RSlater,
RSmike

#124160 08/15/06 02:55 PM
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#6 is such a shame too, because the panel is just so neat and well organized. You really wouldn't expect the ground to be missing. Wonder how that happend...

Joe

#124161 08/15/06 04:08 PM
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Pic 7. Why was it necessary to repoint/mastic[?] a whole foot to the right of the box, [ just below the row of header bricks ]. What's under there I wonder?


Wood work but can't!
#124162 08/16/06 07:41 AM
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thr scavenger hunt was fun but I did not win,you should see the boss' van.
yes the pannel looks nice but you can tell that the guy who made up the pannel was not the same one who did the pipe work above the droped cealing"drunken monkey piping".
yes there are 2 ground rods one rod is done properly the other one has a bonding clamp on it.

the color codeing is for the employes "only turn off the green ones they are the lites".


Patrick
#124163 08/16/06 07:48 AM
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Who says the panel is required to have a grounding bar.

It is likely grounded by the raceway and I don't see wiring methods such as cable that require a grounding bar.


Bob Badger
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#124164 08/16/06 09:06 PM
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Bob: Good shot!
OK, two rods?? not bonded together??? Pipe clamp on rod, inproperly used?? Distance between rods?? Paint encrusted pole feeder repair?, more of that around then the ones done correctly!

The excuse for the 4" round/cover...someone moved something, note the tele ell fitting. My guess, it goes to a relocated sign!

The FS box? cable feeding it, brick wall....handyman hacker.

Retail bldgs are notorious, including the neighborheed pizza joints.

John


John
#124165 08/19/06 01:15 PM
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I'd fail Pictures 4 & 5: They are inductive chokes as installed.

Both runs must be clamped by a bonding bushing of the direct pass-through type. This is variously called a Rigid Bonding Bushing or a Hubbed Bushing.

They are referred to in 2002 NEC 250.70 (1)

Exhibit 250.32 in the 2002 NEC Handbook shows one.

Ironically, the drawing shows it improperly made up. The fitting is designed to terminate the GEC metallic raceway.


Tesla
#124166 01/11/07 08:13 PM
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That first pic definately looks like WI. Almost looks like the hwy between Evansville and Stoughton?


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