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Old 04-25-2008, 05:25 PM   #136
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Run the deal with the backfed main breaker panel by me again I'm not sure I follow

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Old 04-25-2008, 05:28 PM   #137
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Ok thats fine . Is the 125 amp panel coming with a 100 amp backfed kit? Or 125 amp main breaker. If back fed did they include the retainer kit? Thats fine just trying to get things straight

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this was home depot just relax it will all work out.
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Stubbie- I didn't mention a back fed panel...are you talking to someone else???? Randy is getting a 125 amp main breaker panel. With a 100 amp breaker in it. Did I imply something different.....Sorry??
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Old 04-25-2008, 05:32 PM   #139
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I tell you what....When Randy gets home with the GOODS, I will make a list of everything that he got. Who knows what I will find!!!!!!!!!

Then I will send the list to you and you can tell us what to take back and what to keep. DEAL?????

Hey as long as I get it done by next fall I'll be o.k.!!!!!!
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Old 04-25-2008, 05:35 PM   #140
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Ok Cyndi

I'm not understanding if you mean the panel has a 125 amp main breaker factory installed.

Or did they sell you a 125 amp convertible main lug rated panel and then a 100 amp main breaker kit to put in it?

You do not want a 100 amp breaker and a 125 amp breaker one or the other but not both

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Here's rough (very rough) drawing of the property and electrical layout.


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Old 04-25-2008, 05:41 PM   #142
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I'm glad you decided to wait on the neutral. In most cases reduced neutrals are used for service entrance say for instance a mobile home feeder for 100 amps would be 2-2-4-6 ....4 being the reduced neutral. I would rather you go with a full sized neutral.
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Yippeeeee!! I made a good choice!!!

Randy just called on his way to work and said that he got a 125 amp Cutler Hammer panel with a factory installed 125 amp breaker.

And........I had you fooled....I drank a cup of coffee If I would have had some rum, I would have had a rum and coke though!!!!!

Outa Booze for now.
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Good deal... 125 amp main is just fine. Now have you found a source for your challenger breaker for the pole panel?
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Randy didn't have time to go to an electrical supply to check it out. I will have to call around and see what we can do for Monday. That will be the next time we make the trip in to Spokane.

I know you said you might have one so if we can't locate one.....maybe I can buy the one from you???? Whatever it takes....right?
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Old 04-25-2008, 06:22 PM   #146
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Get me a photo of the pole panel and the circuit breakers and if still readable the spec sheet should give the type breakers it takes. Challenger has 3 or 4 types.

An electrical supply will have no trouble getting a 70 for you. If not 70 then anything up to 90. they come 70,80 and 90 there are no inbetweens like 75 or 85.

yes I can get one for you.

If all else fails turn off the main as a last resort and take a double pole out and get me a picture of it or tell me what the type is.

It will say something like type A, type BC, type C etc...

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Lotsa information on that panel lid!!! I think I found the info. It says the main is a QFP and that the others should be A, C, HAGF or HQFP compatable. Is that the right info?? Looks like most of the breakers in the main pole panel are either Murray, Seimens or no name brand.
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I don't know how to put more than one photo on each page sorry.

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I'll get back later Gotta take the wife dancing......

Who makes the panel? You seem to have two different breakers manufacturers installed in it. The red toggle one and the upper right one and the ones on the bottom appear to be challengers.

What size is the upper right breaker?

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