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#118907 - 11/06/04 12:44 AM What not to do  
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Here are some pics from NORCAL.

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{Edit: on to the next post}



[This message has been edited by Trumpy (edited 11-05-2004).]


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#118908 - 11/06/04 12:49 AM Re: What not to do  
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The other pics:

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Add your comments NORCAL!.


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#118909 - 11/06/04 01:10 AM Re: What not to do  
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The panel was in my shop,it was a Westinghouse 225A 3 phase panel made into a single phase panel using a 2nd panel for parts.Was it a good idea? NO. Was it unsafe?Probably not.Will I ever do it again? Nope,Now I am gunshy about any mods of equipment, the last pics are of the replacement panel.


#118910 - 11/06/04 01:15 AM Re: What not to do  
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I was wondering what was going on with the first pictures...it's 3PH, no it's 1PH. The wire-work is A+, you're a real craftsman.

Dave


#118911 - 11/06/04 05:21 AM Re: What not to do  
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Hey NORCAL,
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The panel was in my shop,it was a Westinghouse 225A 3 phase panel made into a single phase panel using a 2nd panel for parts.Was it a good idea? NO. Was it unsafe?Probably not

Is that legal to make a Single Phase panel out of a 3 Phase one?. [Linked Image]


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#118912 - 11/06/04 09:42 AM Re: What not to do  
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I belive when that was done the UL listing was void,another reason not to pull stunts like that.



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