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Old January 14th, 2008, 10:52 AM   #1
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electricians, lol at this.. how many violations do you see?

This is the 400 amp high leg service




This is the "CT cabinet" :tonka:

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Old January 14th, 2008, 10:57 AM   #2
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I'm no electrician, but looks complicated to me.
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Old January 14th, 2008, 10:58 AM   #3
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Looks just like my service, i don't see the issue!
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Old January 14th, 2008, 11:14 AM   #4
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Arent those panels suposed to be burried half into the ground.

Top picks look good to me.
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Old January 14th, 2008, 11:16 AM   #5
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Needs more cowbell..
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Old January 14th, 2008, 11:21 AM   #6
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Old January 14th, 2008, 11:29 AM   #7
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Old January 14th, 2008, 11:30 AM   #8
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Old January 14th, 2008, 12:33 PM   #9
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do you have power? if so I'd say it's fine. I'm no electrician tho. can't be any worse than the electric co. putting too small of line from the post to our building, resulting in an overload and the line bursting into flames igniting a tree on fire.
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Old January 14th, 2008, 12:47 PM   #10
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I'm an electrician, I see no violations in the first pic, except the cut tabs to enter the meter
sec. pic, have no idea what a ct box is but I know if its hot its got to be at least 48" from ground.
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Old January 14th, 2008, 12:54 PM   #11
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I'm an electrician, I see no violations in the first pic, except the cut tabs to enter the meter
sec. pic, have no idea what a ct box is but I know if its hot its got to be at least 48" from ground.


Haha, ok. I will hire you, obviously you do not charge union rate..
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Old January 14th, 2008, 12:59 PM   #12
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I also am no electrician, But there are no violations unless you get caught.:tonka:
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Old January 14th, 2008, 01:25 PM   #13
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Im going to say in the first pic the space between the boxes needs to be more and the second pic they need it to be higher

Also you should have doors on both of them:tonka:
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Old January 14th, 2008, 01:29 PM   #14
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also should there be a dedicated ground coming from the box to a ground rod 4 feet from it?
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Old January 14th, 2008, 01:50 PM   #15
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I'm an electrician, I see no violations in the first pic, except the cut tabs to enter the meter
sec. pic, have no idea what a ct box is but I know if its hot its got to be at least 48" from ground.

CT = counter terrorism

it keeps osama out...
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Old January 14th, 2008, 01:56 PM   #16
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Ha, I saw stuff like that all the time in Iraq, but if you read the sign, It says UP cycle...must be in Da UP!
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Old January 14th, 2008, 03:05 PM   #17
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so what is the correct answer?
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Old January 14th, 2008, 06:15 PM   #18
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The first thing that comes to mind is the red tape on the "c" phase should be orange and on the "B" or center phase noting a high leg.

Load side of first meter, "A" phase lugs looks dangerously close to arcing out between nuetral or "B" phase lugs.

Bending radius looks a little tight maybe. No bushing on third pipe on first meter. Is that gob of nuetral lugs just floating in there?

Makes my head hurt. Where are the current transformers in the CT cabinet?
Is that an LB buried half in the ground?

I'm just a pizza delivery guy so what do I know.
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Old January 14th, 2008, 07:11 PM   #19
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Where the fuses for the CT cabinet?. HAHHAHA They are direct connected.
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Old January 14th, 2008, 11:05 PM   #20
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The first thing that comes to mind is the red tape on the "c" phase should be orange and on the "B" or center phase noting a high leg.

Load side of first meter, "A" phase lugs looks dangerously close to arcing out between nuetral or "B" phase lugs.

Bending radius looks a little tight maybe. No bushing on third pipe on first meter. Is that gob of nuetral lugs just floating in there?
I trust Dewy on this problem
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