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Old 07-03-2012, 12:39 AM   #1
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hello; we live in a trailerhouse with our main breaker box on the electric pole about two feet under the metor box.. we need to replace the single line box with one that can handle up to four lines for our water well pump motor, our freezer and ac unit, and an outside plug in for an electric fence power box... what kind of breaker box do we need to get to replace the existing one?

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Old 07-03-2012, 05:52 AM   #2
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This sounds like a temporary electrical installation and probably should not be expanded. The panel should be inside. I recommend you consult an electrician.

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Whats a "line"?
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Old 07-03-2012, 10:24 AM   #4
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Sounds like it might just be a disconnect and the OP is looking for a small panel to feed several new circuits and the existing house panel.
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This sounds like a temporary electrical installation and probably should not be expanded. The panel should be inside. I recommend you consult an electrician.
We have a house breaker box .. INSIDE.. the one on the pole is a Main Breaker Box with one large breaker in it to shut power off to the Whole trailer... what we need is one with multi breakers for large appliances and our water well motor...
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Old 07-03-2012, 03:36 PM   #6
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The best option would be a meter combo panel. Similar to this.

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