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Old 07-10-2019, 08:50 AM   #11461
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Looking at the stars last night I saw a similar pattern.
Yeah but it looks so much better in the sky than at 8' AFF!
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Love the white conductors....
All of that was on the bottom of a 400 amp CB, 480 volt. There was some serious arc flash/blast potential.
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All of that was on the bottom of a 400 amp CB, 480 volt. There was some serious arc flash/blast potential.
As long as it isn't in your face...
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Apparently a 3Ø panel fed with single phase power. I wonder how many multi-wire branch circuits have overloaded neutrals......
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Mobile home panel, wished wires had been 3/4" longer when I replaced guts

No wire stretcher?
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No wire stretcher?
My dad told me a story of a job he was working on waaay back in the day.

Someone measured the conduit for the wire length by fishing a measuring tape into the conduit... then the guy pulled it tight. My dad said that was a bad idea but no one listened. They get the COPPER wire cut, pull it in, and it's about 2' too short. They pulled it out, tied one end to a concrete light pole base, and the other end to a truck... They managed to get the wire 2' longer.

At what cost? I don't know. My dad said he didn't work there much longer after That!

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Yup it is
Wow!! I saw a lot of crap in my 45 year career but that may take the cake!!
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No wire stretcher?
Sorta

I landed wires on breaker and used a 2x4 about 5' long for lever, top of 4'ladder for fulcrum, jacked new guts up with one hand and got screw started with the other

Added 1/2 hour to what should have been simple job
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My dad told me a story of a job he was working on waaay back in the day.

Someone measured the conduit for the wire length by fishing a measuring tape into the conduit... then the guy pulled it tight. My dad said that was a bad idea but no one listened. They get the COPPER wire cut, pull it in, and it's about 2' too short. They pulled it out, tied one end to a concrete light pole base, and the other end to a truck... They managed to get the wire 2' longer.

At what cost? I don't know. My dad said he didn't work there much longer after That!

He left right after the fire?
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He left right after the fire?
There hasn't been a fire there yet... but sketchy **** like that is why he Left!

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There hasn't been a fire there yet... but sketchy **** like that is why he Left!
I've seen guys do stuff like that to try and cover their ass but never on a company wide basis.
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