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Old 05-06-2016, 05:31 PM   #1
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Default Today's SPOT THE VIOLATIONS!

We haven't done this is quite a while, so let's bring it back: SPOT THE VIOLATION!

3 shots of a panel I got into today:







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Other than fugugly and dirty, what violations do you see?
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It's half a bubble off. Should have levelled it. Other than that it looks okay.

Oh, and somebody lost the cover. Minor.
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No straps to be seen, that looks like a water line festooned around it, white wires on breakers, I am sure there is more I am missing

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.....white wires on breakers,..........
Those are actually exceedingly pale blue conductors. I had to look at them closely myself.
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I guess the incoming neutral was just a tad short

Is that a frayed ground wire at the service conductor conduit ?
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I guess the incoming neutral was just a tad short

Is that a frayed ground wire at the service conductor conduit ?
I like the way they used a #10 Black wire- I think- to splice on to it.
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]I guess the incoming neutral was just a tad shor[/B]t

Is that a frayed ground wire at the service conductor conduit ?
AGREED.

VERY odd.


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The GEC figures to be seriously over amped.

I'm shocked.

And figure they'd be shocked -- too.
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I think that's a gas line !
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I like the way they used a #10 Black wire- I think- to splice on to it.
It's actually 12.
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I think that's a gas line !
Poly water line for the ice maker. Saddle valve on CPVC.
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Is 'every' circuit a MWBC ?
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All of the above, plus contamination on the bottom. Is/was the missing cover labeled? Unused openings sealed?
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I have to take the cover off to see the innards. So there's no 'missing' cover.
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I have to take the cover off to see the innards. So there's no 'missing' cover.
Yeah, I kinda figured that, but considering the severe lack of "workman like manner" I just figured nothing was labeled, and all the cover K.O.'s were......uh, K.O.ed.
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If it is a service, shouldn't the conduit with the service conductors have a bond bushing and jumper?
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If it is a service, shouldn't the conduit with the service conductors have a bond bushing and jumper?
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Yeah, I kinda figured that, but considering the severe lack of "workman like manner" I just figured nothing was labeled, and all the cover K.O.'s were......uh, K.O.ed.
Actually, there's no missing KOs in the cover. And surprisingly, all 4 factory screws are present!
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I have to take the cover off to see the innards. So there's no 'missing' cover.
That's the problem. You took the cover off. I hope you learned your lesson .
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That's the problem. You took the cover off. I hope you learned your lesson .

If I didn't take the cover off, I won't be able to retask the dryer circuit and add a bath circuit.
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If I didn't take the cover off, I won't be able to retask the dryer circuit and add a bath circuit.
Just grinding your gears, 480 .
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