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Was at work today and had a 50a disco right off the meter with some wires that where damaged. So I was going to pull the meter and go on with business. When I tried to remove the cover it wasn't one I've seen before all it had is a hollow circle about 1/2" no locks or tags. Anybody seen such a cover and know how to remove it? Thanx
 

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im guessing you mean the meter cover. yes , those are old and not code compliant in most places. check with po co, it will probly have to be replaced
 

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doesnt it have ascrew that tighens it to the meter base with a place for a seal?
 

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papaotis said:
doesnt it have ascrew that tighens it to the meter base with a place for a seal?
No I believe it's some sort of spring mechanism on the inside that holds the cover
 

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There is usually a lever that is spring loaded and the tip of it is at the top of the meter cutout, I believe on the right side. Sometimes you have to use a screwdriver to lift it up if it's been in there a while.
Just lift up on it and pull the cover at the same time.
 
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