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#104200 - 01/14/03 07:14 AM Main Switch Not Working?  
Joe Tedesco  Offline
Joined: Oct 2000
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Boston, Massachusetts USA
[Linked Image]

Update? Where did I find this? I was not to sure. Anyway, the sign says that the switch is not working what's next!!

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#104201 - 01/14/03 12:29 PM Re: Main Switch Not Working?  
lighthouse  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 134
philadelphia pa 19125
did someone steal the fuses...

#104202 - 01/14/03 12:50 PM Re: Main Switch Not Working?  
Trainwire  Offline
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 360
or maybe somebody filched the handle?


#104203 - 01/14/03 02:11 PM Re: Main Switch Not Working?  
jdevlin  Offline
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 402
welland ontario canada
May it is note the electrician so he know what he is there to fix?

#104204 - 01/14/03 03:09 PM Re: Main Switch Not Working?  
mvrandazzo  Offline
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 110
I think the electrician got mad because he could not throw the switch and punched a hole in the drywall. [Linked Image]

#104205 - 01/15/03 04:16 PM Re: Main Switch Not Working?  
RSmike  Offline
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 134
Holland, MI USA
Maybe there's another hole in drywall behind that note.

I'm just learing the code. But what does it say about clearance around this device? Looks like that disconnect is tight against the drywall in the corner. Anyone?


#104206 - 01/15/03 05:15 PM Re: Main Switch Not Working?  
iwire  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,391
North Attleboro, MA USA
RSmike, 110.26 (A)(2) width of working space.

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#104207 - 01/15/03 05:23 PM Re: Main Switch Not Working?  
SvenNYC  Offline
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,691
New York City
punched a hole in the drywall.

Seems like electricians and gypsum-board really don't get along too well... [Linked Image]

#104208 - 01/15/03 06:47 PM Re: Main Switch Not Working?  
Bjarney  Offline
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 2,527
West-Southern Inner-Northeast ...
I'll bet that is a specially engineered porthole, using a broomstick in the next room for "remote" operation. :-)

#104209 - 01/17/03 01:20 PM Re: Main Switch Not Working?  
John Steinke  Offline
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 518
Reno,Nv., USA
The last time I saw something like this, it turned out that the switch was actually the disconnect for the neighboring business- so it naturally had no effect for the unit where it was located!

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