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Old 07-01-2014, 09:32 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by jrannis View Post
From that article, it appears that only the pre 1979 breakers are the problem?
Yes, and only the stab lok style.
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We seem to get calls from panicked home owners stating that they cannot get home owners insurance unless the FPE or Sylvania load enters are replaced.
Send them to that link. Lots of fear mongering out there.

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I found an entire high rise condo full of FPE load enters. I mentioned to the building engineer that these might be a problem. He insisted that the type in his building were safe and not on the "danger list"
Should I assume they were post 1979.
Likely they are not stab lok, FPE made many many different breaker lines, the stab lok ones were the only ones ever in question.
No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.
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