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#124754 - 12/08/06 11:07 AM Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!!  
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I received a call to repair a circuit that was out. When I looked at the service this is what I found, what a mess.

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#124755 - 12/08/06 12:20 PM Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!!  
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May I ask how quickly you ran in the opposite direction?


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"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."

#124756 - 12/08/06 12:55 PM Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!!  
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Could you explain pic 4? Is that a slice through the cable, or a crack in the block showing the exposed cable?


#124757 - 12/08/06 01:28 PM Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!!  
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Picture #4 is the original 60-amp service cable that was stuccoed over.


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#124758 - 12/12/06 12:48 AM Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!!  
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I worked on a service like the one in pic #2. Cept' the glass on the meter was broken and resting on a meter temp. Exposed live parts, the works!


#124759 - 12/12/06 10:36 AM Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!!  
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And the PoCo set those meters? I guess things are done differently around here - the PoCo guys would snicker as they drove away without getting within 10' of that thing.

What region is this in, if I may ask?


#124760 - 12/12/06 12:06 PM Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!!  
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North East part of the country, Norristown, PA., right outside of Philly.


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