Old 11-28-11, 03:10 PM
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what do i need to build service pole
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Old 11-28-11, 03:52 PM
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Welcome to the forums! I think that is the shortest question on the forums so far. We need a lot more information than you are giving us. Is this a temporary pole? Is it for permanent service? Is it for a mobile home? Will the meter be hung on this pole? What will it be used for? Is it for overhead or underground service?
Basic components go like this here......top to bottom....weatherhead, appropriately sized service entrance cables from weatherhead to meter base in conduit. Meter base, disconnect panel below meter base. Conduit from disconnect panel to point of use breaker panel.
Old 11-28-11, 06:08 PM
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In addition to Larry's fine post, you need to check with your power company for their requirements.

You will also need a grounding system.

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Not sure who your electrical provider will be. The diagram below is from Progress Energy's web site. It may take some time to download. The diagram is on page 48:


Consult your local power company.
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