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Old 07-09-2017, 10:01 PM   #1
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Called in to fix a problem at a building- has 5 offices and a house panel. The original problem I fixed is office B's lights are fed from office C. Each tenant is separately metered so ..... I got that part fixed (up in hot as hell attic ) by running a new circuit. And while fixing that, there is this discovery-
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Next I find this and it's a sub panel - the guys doing this stuff put all the grounds in the neutral bar. Ran across a few like this up in the attic - told owner- he says fix it also.
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Here is the top of the panel for unit C. See anything funny?



Ripped the whole thing out and replaced it with a brand new one. I reinforced the top with #12 sheet metal so I could make ko's where the emt's were centered without making butterfly mess like the last joker's did.








Done. $2,800 all together.
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Old 07-10-2017, 12:04 AM   #2
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The story was okay, good beginning, not much to the middle, but the ending was good!

My favorite part was the white sneakers and camo shorts!
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All I saw was a curved-claw hammer and the word "faternal".
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I would have put a full size door over that panel instead of trimming it out all nice like that.
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The story was okay, good beginning, not much to the middle, but the ending was good!

My favorite part was the white sneakers and camo shorts!
I don't think the sneakers have been white in a long time!


But their color does tie in with urban camo!
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I would have put a full size door over that panel instead of trimming it out all nice like that.
Damn skippy. Solid core too. None of that hollow core bull****. Super easy to frame in and trim out, too. Way easier than just picture framing a panel cover.
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Damn skippy. Solid core too. None of that hollow core bull****. Super easy to frame in and trim out, too. Way easier than just picture framing a panel cover.
10 minutes with a cordless chopbox.
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10 minutes with a cordless chopbox.
And a Makita cordless pin finish nail shooter. But if you look close you will see how I botched that one, reversed one of the short sides at first and got the wrong angles on the 45's so I had to cut that and ended up with a splice in the left side since I only brought one length of base board with me.

The original place was wired just fine with bx. The lowballer hacks who came in at some point and botched it all to hell for a new dentist office were our culprits here. You get what you pay for.
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And a Makita cordless pin finish nail shooter. But if you look close you will see how I botched that one, reversed one of the short sides at first and got the wrong angles on the 45's so I had to cut that and ended up with a splice in the left side since I only brought one length of base board with me.

The original place was wired just fine with bx. The lowballer hacks who came in at some point and botched it all to hell for a new dentist office were our culprits here. You get what you pay for.
I use a pin nailer so I don't even think about that part of it.

Once painted no one will see the splice in the molding.
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What PPE?! It's time for a new pair of shoes. Lmao

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