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#70493 - 10/09/06 11:29 PM old zinsco panel  
trollog  Offline
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San Diego California USA
Anyone have an old zinsco "all in one" 100 amp
panel cover lying about the shop? I talked today with the guy at my shop who handles maintenance & service calls and he has been looking for one of these. Seems there is a condo that a lady bought and had some remodel work done there by another electrician, who disappeared to parts unknown with the panel cover! My co-worker got called in to finish the job, and obviously the inspector will not sign anything off without that cover in place. I have no idea if the previous electrician was a fly-by-night guy working out of the trunk of his car or what, but I suspect so, or else it would be easy to just call him up and get the missing part, but it appears that is not possible. This panel is 20+ years old, but if anyone might have one lying about, I'de love to buy it off of you...

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#70494 - 10/09/06 11:40 PM Re: old zinsco panel  
NORCAL  Offline
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The dead front or the door?? Can you submit pics of the panel?

#70495 - 10/09/06 11:43 PM Re: old zinsco panel  
mamills  Offline
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Wharton, Texas, USA
At the risk of opening a can of worms, is an upgrade to something like a Square D out of the question?

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#70496 - 10/09/06 11:49 PM Re: old zinsco panel  
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San Diego California USA
yeah upgrade would be my first thought too..
price be damned, after all, based on the address he gave me this is probably a 800-900K condo..

yes just the deadfront. I'll have to get some
pics for a positive identification, which may take a day or two, since I am the one with the digital camera. I am also working at a job on the opposite end of the county, but live a few miles away from the place, so maybe I can drop in after work and snap some pics of the thing.

#70497 - 10/10/06 02:19 AM Re: old zinsco panel  
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If its the same one as I have, its yours for shipping costs.

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