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Does anyone know if I connect the neutral and ground bridges together and then go to the ground rods or just go from ground bridge to rods? It is a 200 amp disconncet attached the the meter with SEU wire and SER is going to the panel inside house. Pics attached below.
 

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There should be a bond screw in the disconnect .

Did you forget to put a backer panel behind the meter and disconnect ? What siding are you going to install?
 

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Does anyone know if I connect the neutral and ground bridges together and then go to the ground rods or just go from ground bridge to rods? It is a 200 amp disconncet attached the the meter with SEU wire and SER is going to the panel inside house. Pics attached below.
You would bond your neutral and ground together in the main breaker enclosure and then run four conductors to the main panel. There should be a green bonding screw or a jumper to accomplish this. Keep the neutral and ground separate in the main panel.

I would have used individual conductors between the meter and the main breaker.

The meter and the breaker box are very close together. Will the covers fit properly? Also did you use a chase nipple without locknuts in between. That nipple has to ensure ground continuity. Usually bonding bushings or bonding locknuts are used there.

I would have put bushings on the connectors and nipple.

Are you planning to put siding around the service? I think it would be better if the service was on top of the siding. Someday you may need to replace that service and you will have a hole there.
 

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You would bond your neutral and ground together in the main breaker enclosure and then run four conductors to the main panel. There should be a green bonding screw or a jumper to accomplish this. Keep the neutral and ground separate in the main panel.

I would have used individual conductors between the meter and the main breaker.

The meter and the breaker box are very close together. Will the covers fit properly? Also did you use a chase nipple without locknuts in between. That nipple has to ensure ground continuity. Usually bonding bushings or bonding locknuts are used there.

I would have put bushings on the connectors and nipple.

Are you planning to put siding around the service? I think it would be better if the service was on top of the siding. Someday you may need to replace that service and you will have a hole there.
Ok, so bond them either at the main panel or main breaker just not both?
 

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Im going to use flashing tape around it before I j channel it.

it always irritates the crap out of me when someone comes along after I just did something and they start a sentence with "you shoulda" bla,bla,bla.

But you really should have weatherproofed the blocks prior to mounting your boxes. I don't see how taping the edges now is going to do much. IMO
 
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