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Old 10-26-2011, 02:32 PM   #1
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service connector with teflon on threads?


When installing a rain tight service connector where the service cable enters the meter box do you use teflon or pipe dope on the connector threads to help prevent water infiltration? I cant help but think water might possibly enter the base of the connector and seep into the meter box without it.


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I sleep just fine without using tape or paste on the threads.
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You could use a sealing locknut.
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Old 10-28-2011, 07:34 PM   #5
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At the topside,I only use clear silicon.And use it to close up holes,ect, over duct seal. Better lifespan.
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