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Old 12-28-2012, 08:41 PM   #1
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I'm from Texas but live in TN. In 2008 I went to work back in my home town in Bryan/College Station. I took pics.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:44 PM   #2
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4 pole main??

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Same service.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:47 PM   #4
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Whoops, forgot pic.
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I haven't ever seen that kind of panel. Why the four poles tied together?

Why #6 bare from meter? Is the panel bonded?
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Whoops, forgot pic.
The house isn't plumb!
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Did that pass an inspection?
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Siemens/ITE, GE and some older Murray panels had that style of mains.
Some panels I get from my Siemens distributor still come with those style of mains.
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Did that pass an inspection?
Yes it did,
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white wire not reidentified, unterminated conductors.
why a ground wire for a main breaker panel? It doesn't look like a bonding bushing. Did you seperate the grounds/neutrals?

isn't there a rule about ko being in the top 1/3 or 2/3 of an outdoor panel?
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Siemens/ITE, GE and some older Murray panels had that style of mains.
Some panels I get from my Siemens distributor still come with those style of mains.
So is each phase paralleled through two poles?
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Anyone see an issue with where the conduit comes from the meter to the panel?
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oooo that bare ground is so tantalizingly close to that main lug
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Anyone see an issue with where the conduit comes from the meter to the panel?

I made mention of that.
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I made mention of that.
Missed yours, sorry. This is how it is done in south Texas and it passes.
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If that bare conductor is a GEC through the offset nipple where are my bond bushings?

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If that bare conductor is a GEC through the offset nipple where are my bond bushings?

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Where is your myers hub?
It ain't in that picture... And besides are Myers hubs listed for bonding?

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Missed yours, sorry. This is how it is done in south Texas and it passes.
Does it ever rain there? If it's above uninsulated parts, it needs, at least, a sealing lockring, sealing o-ring, or even better, a Myers hub. Maybe you could Scotchcote that bus!
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Does it ever rain there? If it's above uninsulated parts, it needs, at least, a sealing lockring, sealing o-ring, or even better, a Myers hub. Maybe you could Scotchcote that bus!
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