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Old 06-11-2012, 07:56 PM   #1
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old meter base and 100 amp breaker shutoff


I need to replace my meter base- the dimensions are 15 inch wide 10 inch tall and 4 inches deep. the housing is in two sections- the meter base is on the left side- the 100 amp breaker is on the right side and the wires route from the breaker into the house to the main panel. the problem I have is that the clip on the bottom is stripped and can not be tightened. Any suggestions on where to find a replacement? I can't locate anything on line.

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Old 06-11-2012, 08:06 PM   #2
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Sounds like you have an all in one combo. If the socket needs to be replaced you probably need the whole unit.

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Old 06-11-2012, 08:06 PM   #3
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No DIY should be messing with the meter base.
If fact most places require a permit.
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Old 06-11-2012, 08:52 PM   #4
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could also be a 100 amp meter main.
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