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09-28-15, 08:06 AM
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Posted By alljams2001

The service comes in from the top, not the...

The service comes in from the top, not the bottom. And it looks like a mess because the wires were taken out of the box the first time it was installed. We wanted to re-route some of them.
09-28-15, 08:00 AM
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Posted By alljams2001

Not sure where I read this, but putting a panel...

Not sure where I read this, but putting a panel box in a closet or bathroom is a no-no. Well, a closet where clothes, etc. will be stored. In a 480 sq ft. house, it would have to be, lol
09-28-15, 06:44 AM
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Posted By alljams2001

Service wire is already in, coming from the top...

Service wire is already in, coming from the top of the panel. You really cant see it,kind of blends into the photo, but there's a stud to the left of the panel box. Should I just cut it, or drill...
09-27-15, 06:57 PM
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Posted By alljams2001

Another Thread About Moving an Electrical Panel

Hi Guys,
Building a small house (480 sq,ft), and under normal house size, this wouldn't be a problem.
But with the situation I'm in,it's the difference between having a closet, or not having...
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Posted By alljams2001

It's so funny you mentioned the flatbed truck......

It's so funny you mentioned the flatbed truck... That's how it got there to begin with!!

Here's the scenario we've though of so far for this:

Cut the nails holding the floor to the frame...
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Posted By alljams2001

No, the slab was going to be used anyway for a...

No, the slab was going to be used anyway for a porch. This building was given to me, and thought "what a great idea" until I ran into the problem of moving it.
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Posted By alljams2001

Ideas for moving a building without a floor

I've been told this can't be done, not without spending more money than the building is worth.

I have a 10X12 building I want to move onto an existing 12X14 slab. I'm wanting to use it as a...
03-10-10, 05:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Hi PCboss... Wanting to use the meter if I...

Hi PCboss...

Wanting to use the meter if I can, will move it. Just aren't sure if it's best to move it on the same wall as the breaker box, or on the back of the house.
03-10-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Sorry guys, got in such a hurry I didn't realize...

Sorry guys, got in such a hurry I didn't realize I'd put a clip in twice....
03-10-10, 02:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Hi Everybody.... Working a little overtime...

Hi Everybody....

Working a little overtime didn't leave me much time for anything else, but I finally put the video together....
Here it is:

Electrical video by alljams2001 - Photobucket...
03-04-10, 05:06 PM
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Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

That's perfect!! I'll get right on it...

That's perfect!!

I'll get right on it Saturday, and have video posted on here by Sat. night....

That was a great idea about using the existing weatherhead...I can figure out what I need, call...
03-04-10, 02:59 PM
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Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Thank you so much for the offer, ElectricJoeNJ !!...

Thank you so much for the offer, ElectricJoeNJ !!

I'll do anything to make this easier; I can even make a video of the project to let you actually see what you're dealing with.

All I'm looking...
03-04-10, 12:28 PM
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Posted By alljams2001

Thank you, pcboss. This was not only a municipal...

Thank you, pcboss. This was not only a municipal inspector, but the engineer with the electric company, (a co-op) came by as well and suggested the installation of the box in back. That's where the...
03-04-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Post number #15 in this thread is what the...

Post number #15 in this thread is what the inspector wrote to me, maybe I'm interpeting it wrong.
03-03-10, 04:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

The first place I wanted to put it, 3 feet away...

The first place I wanted to put it, 3 feet away from the two windows, seems to be the easiest, less complicated way to do it (picture #6). It'd be less than 10 feet, and according to what I...
03-03-10, 10:54 AM
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Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Questions

Ok, to answer a few questions.....
Picture # 6 in the collage (the one with 2 windows) is the outside wall opposite the breaker box. The box is in the corner, next to the window.
As far as running...
03-02-10, 07:02 PM
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Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

sending pictures

I'm sending a link to pictures. If you click on the arrows, they will open a box that will tell you what they are....

Here's the link......

presenting: UNTITLED COLLAGE :::::: VUVOX...
02-28-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

You folks are awesome!!

I have a "combo box" that looks like picture # 4.

What I think I'm gonna do is go to my cottage, take some pics of everything, insert them or add a link to them, then post on here....

It's bad...
02-27-10, 07:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Can you guys decipher this?

I've been trying to get my local inspector out to look at the panel box. I'm enclosing the reply he sent me from an email. I have no idea what he's talking about, and now am more confused than ever....
02-18-10, 05:29 PM
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Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Thanks again!

All of your post were right to some extent.

I contacted a couple of electricians today to get some much needed advice.

My reasoning for not putting the meterbox combo on outside of the...
02-17-10, 05:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Wow

I didn't know there would be so many replies....
After a little more digging, with wirenut's suggestion, I was able to figure out exactly what I need.
The actual name for it is 4/0 aluminun...
02-17-10, 05:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

Thanks!

Thanks so much for giving me such a quick response! I appreciate it!
02-17-10, 03:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 77,150
Posted By alljams2001

wiring a breaker box to a meter

Hi all,

First, this forum looks like a place I'm gonna be visiting quite a bit in the next few months. It has a lot of info!

Here's my question, and I hope I explain enough to get a correct...
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