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Oh boy....... Reading that lot just confirms what a complete mess that job appears to have been.

By the way, does anybody else here have a dislike for Hager?

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Just my $0.02 worth,
Personally I would have put the Main Switch at the other end of the DIN Rail, to save the Meter Tails from cluttering up the area between the N/E bars and the MCB tops.
Mind you, considering that this job only took 2 and a half hours to do, it's not really suprising that it looks so rough. [Linked Image]
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By the way, does anybody else here have a dislike for Hager?
Nope,
I've used them for a while and can't say that I've had any problems so far.
You could use worse.

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Personally I would have put the Main Switch at the other end of the DIN Rail,

That would have meant the installer having to abandon the supplied links from main and RCD to the neutral bars and running his own conductors instead.

Judging by the rest of the work, he probably thought that would be far too much trouble, if indeed the idea ever occurred to him at all!

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I've used them for a while and can't say that I've had any problems so far.

Hager stuff just seems cheap and flimsy to me, at least the residential panels.




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Hager the Horrible?*

Alan

(* Apologies to the UK 'Sun' newspaper strip cartoon, which depicts a nasty Viking.)

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Ahh,
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Hager stuff just seems cheap and flimsy to me, at least the residential panels.
Paul,
I would never use a Hager enclosure unless it was a 2 or 4 pole box.
What I was talking about was the Hager line of MCB's and associated equipment, with respect to RCD's and the like.
I know what you mean with respect to thier plastic Consumer Units and so forth, I've snapped the plastic DIN Rail off in them fitting the Circuit Breakers
I prefer to use something local like PDL or if I have the chance,I get a custom Switch-board made by a company like Vynco,
at least they give a pan unit with real metal to connect to and they come with the board all fully set up.
Good on them guys at Vynco!!. [Linked Image]
I don't like plastic, cheap rubbish. [Linked Image]

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