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Old 08-10-2016, 08:17 PM   #1
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ran into this at work. newer installation by our " lead tech"
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Old 08-10-2016, 08:20 PM   #2
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Looks good to me.
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Blurry pictures?
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1. Not loving how he ran the feeders short and has them touching the bottom fuse holder on the left and no ground.

2. I'd say those 12s or 14s are a tad small for 75 amps! WTF??

You fired that guy I hope?
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I'd say those 12s or 14s are a tad small for 75 amps! WTF??

You fired that guy I hope?

The fuse is a 175A.
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The fuse is a 175A.
And there's that.....
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The fuse is a 175A.
You have better eyes than I do. I didn't expand the pics.
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I expanded them, still can't see very well on my tv though.
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The fuse is a 175A.
Then the guy should have quit and saved the time to fire him.
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The #12 wire is the feeder. The 175A fuses are protecting the larger conductors. Solid installation, 5 out of 5 stars.
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why are there 2 wires marked yellow?
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why are there 2 wires marked yellow?
Not sure if that's loose phasing tape or old masking tape, can't tell.
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Looks like masking tape doesn't it?
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yeah, actually it does. but again, why?
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Fire ******ed obviously.
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yeah, actually it does. but again, why?
The first guy was a hack job non electrician too!
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if the 12ga are the feeders then it is wired backwards, fuses shouldn't be live when disconnect is off
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if the 12ga are the feeders then it is wired backwards, fuses shouldn't be live when disconnect is off
Yeah, well, I like the excitement
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if the 12ga are the feeders then it is wired backwards, fuses shouldn't be live when disconnect is off


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What's that octagon box looking thing with a cable coming out of it bolted to the disco ?


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