Attached are some photos you might find interesting. I don't own a digital camera yet. When I went to bid the job I knew I had to take pictures of this. So I borrowed a camera. This electrician must have moonlighted as a Tin Knocker. The cover fit beautifully over the breaker add-on.
Ok... I've seen some Texas chainsaw panel jobs before, but this almost looks professional! Aside from the tape on the deadfront, double-lugging & Siemens breakers in the GE TQL bus kit, this doesn't look nearly as "built in a barn" as I'd expect this to look! Just tell me for sure there's a main disco for this someplace The breakers add a potential of 100A more load to this thing! Weren't we just talking in here about preferences of fuses or circuit breakers? Here you have the best of both worlds
No main disco. But it does fall into the 6 diconnect rule. You can see the aluminum USE cable tapped off the line side of the main. One thing I forgot to get a better picture of is the original buss protruding from the bottom of the fuseholder section. There was a 12-2 UF cable connected to either side of the buss that fed the 2 circuit subpanel. From there it returned into the service panel and connected to the red and black of a multi wire circuit. It looks like the bus was cut off to accomidate the new breaker add-on. Then there was a goofy connector that held the wires on the buss with a compression like screw thing-a-ma-bob. I"ll try to see if I can blow up the picture.