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Saw a good one, I need a dig camera #9124
04/18/02 07:30 PM
04/18/02 07:30 PM
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Electricmanscott  Offline OP
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Went to see a job. Complete gut remodel. 200 amp service was already installed by the homeowners buddy, a local power co worker. First thing I noticed, point of attachment above the weatherhead. Ok ahj might let that go. Next thing no goop on the terminations. Next strike three- plumbing pvc 90 used where an lb should be. Not looking good. Go inside. After the 90 comes a correct 90 but then the pipe runs accross the basement almost diagonaly, to another correct90ten feet to a plumbing 90 and into the panel. The panel (got free from a buddy do you know wher I can get a cover?) has 200 amp main with the handle tie and part of the handles broken off. Thanks but no thanks! High Voltage lookout! This ones commin your way!

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Re: Saw a good one, I need a dig camera #9125
04/18/02 07:31 PM
04/18/02 07:31 PM
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Electricmanscott  Offline OP
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Yes that was right 30 feet through the basement, no disconnect! By the way this is the guy who will be wiring the house. What a bunch of dopes!

Re: Saw a good one, I need a dig camera #9126
04/18/02 07:50 PM
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sparky  Offline
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well i dunno if Holden inspects Electricmanscott.
Were it a residence here, it would not be, and it would most likely get energized ....

the 'buddy ' system.......pitoowee !


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