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Old 02-16-2014, 08:17 AM   #16
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If the service cable is protected at the proper ampacity there is no issue with having a larger panel.
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Old 02-16-2014, 12:22 PM   #17
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hey guys ...1 st not only Iam I a registered plumber....Iam also a registered electrician,along with being a registered contractor....my purpose was to get some imput about how others feel about finding code violations ....this panel has 100 amp service with 150 amp main breaker and panel.....that is wrong and would never pass an inspection.... for you smart [email protected]#ss yes there are many good companies here in pa that carry more than one certification, so if you don't have anything constructive to add to post for the benefit of others take a long walk off a short pier..ben sr
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Old 02-16-2014, 12:36 PM   #18
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I am a landlord. I know how to open up a can of hack. If something is illegal in an area I will not touch it with a ten foot pole. Electrical work is so closely inspected out here, it is not worth trying the diy route. A mistake is going to be looked at as arson. It costs me dearly to stick to long held work ethics.
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I am a landlord. I know how to open up a can of hack. If something is illegal in an area I will not touch it with a ten foot pole. Electrical work is so closely inspected out here, it is not worth trying the diy route. A mistake is going to be looked at as arson. It costs me dearly to stick to long held work ethics.
good point...here in pa its not that closely looked at..however it is closely looked at when work is done and needs inspected they are tough no matter what the cost...and rightly so ..thanks ben sr
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Ben I applaud your ethics, coupla questions:

Other than the drops, was the other work done correctly

Is she a senior needing a break, one of course that wont burn her house down?
everything else seems to be ok she is not a senior ..if she was and needed abreak ..I have small programs in place in my company for that purpose....only reason I see why panel was changed was because box was full and adding a/c there would have been no room....elect stove, elect dryer, elect water tank...well pump.. 6-10 single breakers....see what i mean ..thanks ben sr
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so if you don't have anything constructive to add to post for the benefit of others take a long walk off a short pier..ben sr
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Well being "licensed" and registered.................
If there are issues which I would be liable for, as not to over extend myself..I would and have walked away from jobs....



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