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Nice Meter Pan? #206344
06/17/12 08:35 PM
06/17/12 08:35 PM
HotLine1  Offline
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Should this be replaced?

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Re: Nice Meter Pan? [Re: HotLine1] #206349
06/18/12 12:57 AM
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LarryC  Offline
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Hey, it was just painted! Why would you need to replace it? smile

Re: Nice Meter Pan? [Re: HotLine1] #206540
07/15/12 07:05 PM
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oh wow.



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Re: Nice Meter Pan? [Re: HotLine1] #206550
07/16/12 12:00 AM
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Trick440  Offline
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A little duck seal should seal it up.


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Re: Nice Meter Pan? [Re: HotLine1] #206640
07/27/12 08:34 AM
07/27/12 08:34 AM
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harold endean  Offline
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I am surprised that the POCO doesn't pull the meter. They could also be liable in case of an injury. ( I would think.)

Re: Nice Meter Pan? [Re: HotLine1] #206641
07/27/12 10:18 AM
07/27/12 10:18 AM
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Harold:

PSE&G sent a letter to the owner (rental condo) & a copy to my office for Twp follow-up on this.

The meter reader must have recently noticed this, wrote a 'issue', that went to a PSE&G wiring Inspector/Meter Tech, who issued & sent the letter.

This is literally behind shrubs, cannot be seen unless you are behind the shrubs. It's on my list of follow-ups for next week (hopefully)


John
Re: Nice Meter Pan? [Re: HotLine1] #206647
07/27/12 10:52 PM
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sparkyinak  Offline
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Hey I reconize that wiring job. The electrician's name is Rusty...


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Re: Nice Meter Pan? [Re: HotLine1] #206648
07/27/12 11:09 PM
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mbhydro  Offline
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And with remote or drive-by reading coming more into existence, these sort of problems will go on for years. They won't be noticed or acted upon until the meter is scheduled for a change out.

Re: Nice Meter Pan? [Re: HotLine1] #206653
07/28/12 12:54 PM
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Harold:
I forgot to say above...

In this case, "pulling the meter" would not do any good. IMHO, a disconnect at the BUD transformer would be the only "Safe"!


John
Re: Nice Meter Pan? [Re: HotLine1] #206655
07/29/12 12:04 AM
07/29/12 12:04 AM
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Nah that's all good John,
Just a little bit of [b][color:#3366FF]Flex Seal[/color][/b], should touch that up pretty good.
No need to worry there. clap

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