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Old 08-28-2008, 06:59 AM   #1
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I was ask a question I need help with. If you have a main disconnect outside at your meter base are you required to have a Main Breaker in the distribution box and if so why?


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Old 08-28-2008, 07:27 AM   #2
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No, you are not. Unless of course the feeder goes to a detached structure.
This is based on US codes BTW.


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