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Old 06-22-2007, 09:05 AM   #1
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upgrading service cable

I'm starting a siding project soon and need to have the meter box and service cable removed from the house. The service cable is old and should be replaced anyway. I thought now is a good time to upgrade the service cable for 200 amp service. I'm not ready to change out the panel and would like to do this myself. Can I have the service cable changed out without immediately swapping out the panel?


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Old 06-22-2007, 10:04 AM   #2
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Yes, you can do this...as long as the cable from the meter to the panel is reusable. There is very little chance you can terminate 200a sized cable in a 100a panel.

You will need permits and inspections for each step of this project if you are doing it in stages.


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