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#68231 - 07/30/06 11:13 AM Resi serv. from the meter to the MB panel  
ShockMe77  Offline
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Rahway, New Jersey
Which do you prefer when doing a new service, going through siding and the wood sheating and sweeping (90º) into the top of the panel, or going through the foundation and into the back of the panel? I prefer the former rather than the latter because drilling through concrete stinks.

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#68232 - 07/30/06 04:49 PM Re: Resi serv. from the meter to the MB panel  
Trick440  Offline
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Waterford, MI, USA
The first.

We do have a builder who doesn't like to see the service cable. He comes out and drills the 12" cement wall.

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#68233 - 07/30/06 05:09 PM Re: Resi serv. from the meter to the MB panel  
Rewired  Offline
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
I Prefer to go through the foundation and into the back of the panel whenever and wherever I can... Might be more work but I think it makes the panel look " cleaner"..


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