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Old 01-23-2011, 09:10 PM   #1
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Found a wonderful deal on a 4/0 4 wire, but was wondering if I could take that to the meter? Would i have to connect the bare and grounding rod under the same terminal?

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You simply leave the one conductor capped off, and not connected.

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Awesome Thank You sir!
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Whats this awesome deal?! I think 3.50/ft is what I sell it for, but 3 wire is about 2.80.....if you can get it under 2.80 then best of luck.

4 wire 4/0 is a pain to work with and looks like crap.......
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