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Old 08-30-2012, 09:50 AM   #1
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Noticed this service entrance when I went to get icecream last night...I have never seen an offset fitting like that...what is the purpose of it?

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Old 08-30-2012, 11:05 AM   #2
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Noticed this service entrance when I went to get icecream last night...I have never seen an offset fitting like that...what is the purpose of it?
Not mechanical continuity...
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Noticed this service entrance when I went to get icecream last night...I have never seen an offset fitting like that...what is the purpose of it?

The fitting is a male mast bottom adaptor.

But it looks like they used a 2 1/2" rigid conduit instead of a 2 1/2" mast.
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Very common mast offset used here on Long Island by helpers of large companies doing service upgrades on their own.
Designed for the novice who cannot line up their service properly.
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Very common mast offset used here on Long Island by helpers of large companies doing service upgrades on their own.
Designed for the novice who cannot line up their service properly.

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I work with a guy he used them all the time.
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That looks like a hub to me. One of those square D hubs with only two mounting screws.

It doesn't look like the top rigid pipe is screwed in because there would be no threads there.


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My boss gave me one twenty years ago to do service upgrade. I threw it out and used a straight 2 1/2 hub. I guess you like using those mickey mouse adapters.
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So to sum it up it is an "I never screw up tool"?
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